Author - Colin Vassallo

Backlash 2016 live on the WWE Network tonight

Live tonight from the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia, WWE presents Backlash live on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Dean Ambrose vs AJ Styles for the WWE World title; The Miz vs Dolph Ziggler for the WWE Intercontinental title; Becky Lynch vs Alexa Bliss vs Naomi vs Nikki Bella vs Carmella vs Natalya in a six-pack...

CM Punk gets choked out in first UFC fight

21 months after signing his UFC deal, CM Punk finally stepped inside the Octagon for his first ever professional MMA fight tonight at UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio and it was short and not with a happy ending. The former WWE champion walked out to the popular theme song Cult of Personality with a big pop from the crowd. Punk smiled as he walked...

TNA Grand championship tournament participants and rules

The TNA Grand championship was unveiled during this week’s Impact by TNA President Billy Corgan, kicking off an eight-man tournament to determine the first ever champion. Participating in the tournament are Drew Galloway, Eli Drake, Aron Rex, Eddie Edwards, Jessie Godderz, Braxton Sutter, Mahabali Shera, and Trevor Lee. The first match took...

Rick Rude’s son passes away at age 19

The son of former WWE and WCW Superstar Rick Rude, Colton, passed away last week following a motorcycle accident. The 19-year-old succumbed to the injuries he sustained in the wreck on Floyd Springs Road last Saturday afternoon, according to Chief Deputy Coroner Gene Proctor and reported by the Rome News Tribune. Floyd County police officer Ron...

Impact rating for 09/08/2016

Yesterday’s Impact which featured the Delete or Decay match drew 337,000 viewers, down 14,000 viewers from last week’s show. Compared to the Final Deletion episode which featured the same kind of match between Jeff and Matt Hardy, yesterday’s show had 73,000 less viewers. The show went head to head with NFL on NBC which drew 24 million...

CM Punk makes weight for tomorrow’s UFC 203

CM Punk weighed in this morning along with the rest of the fighters who will be taking part at UFC 203 and the former champ made weight. This was CM Punk’s first official weigh-in for the UFC and he came in at 170lbs. The weigh-ins this morning was only for the media and the public event will be held later on at 6PM EST. He was accompanied by...

The Chris Benoit biopic Crossface finally gets a director

Yesterday, the lead writer for the Chris Benoit biopic Sarah Coulter revealed that Lexi Alexander has signed on to direct the movie which is titled Crossface. “So happy to have you on board for Crossface,” Coulter wrote on Twitter. “Well, I hadn’t planned on returning to movies, but you have written a great script,” Alexander...

Big Show breaks the ring ropes during match against Cena in Manila

Both Big Show and John Cena avoided injury after the middle ring rope snapped during their match at the live WWE event in Manila today. The incident happened when Big Show was going for a second rope splash and as he was gaining momentum by jumping up and down on the middle rope, the two sides of the ropes snapped, sending Big Show flat on his ass...

WWE officially announces the release of Alberto Del Rio

WWE has officially announced the departure of Alberto Del Rio from the company effective today, September 9. The former WWE champion made his return to the WWE last year at Hell In A Cell as a surprise opponent for John Cena, defeating Cena and winning the United States title. Things didn’t go as planned though as after that night, Del Rio was...

Delete or Decay? Another crazy segment on TNA Impact!

TNA followed up to the original Final Deletion with Delete or Decay yesterday on Impact, featuring Matt and Jeff Hardy taking on Abyss and Crazzy Steve with Rosemary. The “match,” or better yet, the carefully-crafted action sequence, was taped on Matt Hardy’s lot in North Carolina and just like Final Deletion, Delete or Decay featured lots...

Billy Corgan reveals he’s trying to get 100% ownership of TNA

During a Facebook Live broadcast yesterday, new TNA President Billy Corgan announced that he is currently in negotiations to purchase TNA Wrestling from the other stakeholders which include Dixie Carter and Aroluxe Productions. Noting that the process is a bit complicated, he hoped that soon he will be able to run the company completely, both when...

Eva Marie lands role in upcoming Nicholas Cage movie

The currently suspended Eva Marie has just got herself cast into a Nicholas Cage movie according to EW.COM. The movie is titled Inconceivable and has Cage and Faye Dunaway as the leading stars. Nicky Whelan and Eva Marie will also have roles in this Jonathan Baker’s film set from Chloe King’s screenplay. The movie will start shooting next...

Alberto Del Rio to hold press conference in Mexico City tomorrow

Former WWE Heavyweight and United States champion Alberto Del Rio will be holding a press conference tomorrow in Mexico City according to SuperLuchas.com. SuperLuchas.com says that Del Rio has invited a large contingent of Mexican media to attend this press conference and it is expected that Del Rio will announce his departure from WWE. The...