Author - Colin Vassallo

Charlotte match against Becky Lynch stopped after injury

Charlotte

WWE Divas champion Charlotte had to abandon her match against Becky Lynch last night at the non-televised live event in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after she got whacked in the nose. With injuries piling up in the lead up to WrestleMania, having the Divas champion injured is surely something that WWE wants to avoid. The incident happened when Lynch...

Emma knocked out by Asuka during NXT event

Emma

Yesterday’s non-televised NXT live event in Cleveland, Ohio, started off on the wrong foot as Emma got legit knocked out by her opponent Asuka. Asuka performed a combination of kicks and backhands on Emma and one kick to the face put Emma on the floor. The ref immediately checked on her as it looked like a stiff one but Emma tried to get up...

Smackdown rating for 03/03/2016

Smackdown

The March 3 episode of Smackdown drew a total of 2,491,000 viewers, an increase of nearly 100,000 viewers from last week even though the second hour went up against the Republican Presidential Debate on Fox News which drew 16.8 million viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

WrestleMania 32 is free for new WWE Network subscribers

WrestleMania 32

In a move that may raise some eyebrows and question the sanity of those making the decisions, WWE announced that WrestleMania 32 will be free for new WWE Network subscribers who sign up this month. WWE is using the #FreeWrestleMania hashtag to promote this news on their social media. This will be the first time that the show will be offered for...

Japanese wrestling legend Hayabusa passes away at age 47

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Eiji Ezaki, better known to fans in the world of professional wrestling as Hayabusa, passed away at the age of 47 yesterday. The Japanese superstar died of a subarachnoid hemorrhage – bleeding in the brain for the non-medical ones – and an owner of a tavern found him in his home dead just hours before Hayabusa was supposed to perform...

Hulk Hogan vs Gawker jury selected, trial to start Monday

Hulk Hogan

The jury selection in the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial wrapped up today with the final 70 jurors making one more trip to the courtroom to see who are the unlucky ones who have to endure three weeks of courtroom drama. A total of nine jurors made the cut, including 3 alternates. Those who will be on the jury are 4 women and 2 men. Hundreds of...

WWE and Cricket Wireless announce multi-year agreement

WWE logo

Cricket Wireless and WWE announced today that they will team up with for a multi-year agreement, providing Cricket significant visibility and consumer engagement at WWE’s biggest events of the year, including WrestleMania, SummerSlam, Royal Rumble and Payback. WWE’s relationship with Cricket Wireless is highlighted by a sponsorship of WWE...

Bret Hart issues clarification on cancer comments by Jim Ross

Bret Hart

Bret Hart issued a statement on his Facebook page regarding his prostate cancer and the comments that Jim Ross made during The Gunz Show on 77 WABC Radio earlier this week. “I just want to clarify that, while the surgery went well and my doctors and I are optimistic, it is still way too early to declare that it’s now a non-issue. I will be...

Ric Flair to induct Sting into the WWE Hall of Fame

Ric Flair

Wooooo! Are you ready for another Ric Flair Hall of Fame speech? The two-time Hall of Famer announced on his podcast yesterday that he will be inducting Sting in the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 on April 2. The Nature Boy was the favorite to do the honors from the very beginning considering the long history the two had in WCW. JBL and Ron...

Kevin Nash will donate brain and spinal cord for research

Kevin Nash

WWE Hall of Famer Kevin Nash told ESPN yesterday that he will donate his brain and spinal cord to CTE research after his death with the CTE Center at Boston University and the Concussion Legacy Foundation run by former WWE wrestler Chris Nowinski being selected as recipients. “Chris Nowinski started the program, and I’ve had several...

Kevin Dunn gets the highest salary among all WWE execs in 2015

WWE HQ

WWE has sent a letter to all of its stockholders announcing that the 2016 annual meeting will be held on April 21 at the Hilton Stamford Hotel with stockholders being asked to vote on six items, including the election of the ten Board of Directors. In the proxy statement that was attached to the invitation, there were some interesting figures on...

Impact rating for 03/01/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact on Pop this week did 258,000 viewers, up 48,000 from last week’s record low rating. Despite the registered increase, it’s still one of the lowest rated episodes since moving to Pop, the third lowest to be exact, beating only the debut show by 3,000 viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Total Divas season 5 episode 7 rating

Total Divas

Total Divas episode seven of season five with the title Hart of the Matter did a total of 591,000 viewers which is now the lowest rated show in the whole series. It suffered a huge drop of 186,000 viewers from last week and it’s down over half a million viewers from the season opener. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Sunny fires back at Edge and Christian with rant on Twitter

Sunny

As expected, the dig at Sunny on the Edge & Christian WWE Network show did not go down well with the former Diva and she unloaded on the two in several posts on Twitter. “Those who matter in the WWE office called to check on me in the hospital a couple weeks ago. Edge and Christian are just douche bags,” Sytch wrote before suggesting that...