Author - Colin Vassallo

The Fabulous Freebirds join the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame

Fabulous Freebirds

The Fabulous Freebirds – the legendary wrestling group featuring Michael “P.S.” Hayes, Terry “Bam Bam” Gordy, Buddy “Jack” Roberts, and Jimmy “Jam” Garvin – will finally find their place in the Hall of Fame class of 2016. The group originally consisted of Hayes, Gordy, and Roberts when the trio teamed up in 1979 and had...

Raw from Nashville tonight to feature the Undertaker

Undertaker

Monday Night Raw is live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, and will feature the first appearance from The Undertaker since the Survivor Series last year. Taker will presumably answer the challenge from last week’s major announcement where Vince McMahon put him in a Hell In A Cell match against his son Shane at WrestleMania 32...

Another clear sign that the Bullet Club is almost here

Bullet Club

In another clear sign that the Bullet Club is arriving in WWE, Finn Balor posted a photo sporting his new t-shirt which reads “Bulletproof Balor Club Worldwide.” This is the same Balor Club t-shirt that was previously released however has the addition of Bulletproof at the very top. In his photo on Twitter, Balor tagged Gallows and Anderson as...

BOGO free offer on WWE Shop today on hundreds of shirts

WWEShop

For February 29 only, WWE Shop is running a buy one get one free special on t-shirts. Not all shirts are part of the mix and match offer however several recently released t-shirts including those of Brock Lesnar, Finn Balor, Becky Lynch, John Cena, Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, Paige, Seth Rollins, AJ Styles, Triple H, and many others are on...

Shane McMahon being trained by Muay Thai expert Phil Nurse

Shane McMahon

In preparing for perhaps his biggest wrestling match of his life, Shane McMahon enlisted the help of Phil Nurse, a legend in the Muay Thai world. Nurse, who is 52, is a  a European Light Welterweight Champion, Double British Champion, and British All Styles Super Light Welterweight Champion in Muay Thai and holds a record of 36-3 in the...

Paige, Brie, and Natalya at Oscars pre-show

Brie Bella

WWE Divas Paige, Brie Bella, and Natalya appeared on E! Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2016 Academy Awards show earlier today. The three sexy Total Divas stars were decked in long black dresses for the occasion and joined E!’s broadcast to promote their Total Divas show which hasn’t been fairing so well in the ratings lately. Paige, Brie...

TNA releasing 4-disc AJ Styles DVD set

AJ Styles

TNA is releasing a 4 disc DVD on AJ Styles, capitalizing on the popularity that the former TNA champ brought back ever since he made his WWE debut at the Royal Rumble last month. Styles had a very, very successful TNA career with two TNA World Heavyweight title reigns, six X Division titles, two Legends/Global/TV titles, two Tag Team...

Former Diva Kelly Kelly ties the knot

Barbie Blank

Barbie Blank, the artist formerly known as WWE Diva Kelly Kelly, has tied the knot to former Canadian NHL player Sheldon Souray, yesterday in Mexico. “I couldn’t be happier! Tonight was the most magical, incredible night and I’m officially Mrs. Souray! I’m the luckiest girl in the world to have married my best friend,”...

Nikki Bella says she’s healing “like Superwoman”

Nikki Bella

In a post on Twitter, Nikki Bella said that she is healing “like Superwoman” after the latest check-up with Dr. Uribe at Tampa General Hospital. Nikki underwent surgery on January 27 to repair a broken neck and a herniated disk, the results of continuing use of her finishing move the Rack Attack. It will take around six months before doctors...

Shane McMahon strictly an on-screen character…for now

Shane McMahon

Shane McMahon’s return to the WWE sparked several rumors about him returning full time to the company in an executive role however at this point, Shane is not spilling out any additional information. McMahon said that his only concentration for now is WrestleMania and his Hell in a Cell match against the Undertaker while a WWE spokesman told the...

Daniel Bryan added to WrestleMania Axxess Sunday session

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan might be retired but he is sticking around…at least until his contract with WWE runs out. The former WWE World Heavyweight champion has been added to the WrestleMania Axxess fan-interaction event and will be meeting Premium VIP ticket holders on Sunday, April 3, at 10AM. Premium VIP tickets for Bryan’s session went on sale today...

TNA looking for potential outside investors

TNA

PWInsider.com is reporting that TNA is looking at several investors who might be interested in coming onboard and strengthen the company’s financial situation. The company is owned by Dixie Carter’s father, Panda Energy, and now have total control over it after Jeff Jarrett relinquished his part following his shock return last year in exchange...

Shane McMahon talks about his return to WWE

Shane McMahon

Shane McMahon appeared via telephone on The Michael Kay Show on the YES Network yesterday to talk about his return. The host said that he’s been to several sporting events where the crowd was loud however the reaction McMahon got when his music kicked in and he showed up was something extraordinary. McMahon said he’s still humbled by the...

Dwayne Johnson takes over HBO “all Dwayne long” today

Dwayne Johnson

HBO is going to get rocked today as all programming on the network will be taken over by Dwayne Johnson. A marathon of the first season of Ballers will air first, followed by the movie Furious 7, and then the premiere of San Andreas, his biggest solo blockbuster movie ever. “It is all me, all Dwayne long,” Johnson said in a video promoting the...

Finn Balor and Bayley…dance to Dirty Dancing song

Finn Balor

“Finn 3:16 says…may I have this dance?” And that’s how the saga continued between NXT champ Finn Balor and NXT Women’s champ Bayley at a non-televised NXT live event in Orlando. Bayley dropped her title and turned around to see what the fans wanted and was met with “Yes!” chants. Balor dropped his title too, the lights were dimmed...

Smackdown rating for 02/25/2016

Smackdown

This week’s Smackdown drew 2,395,000 viewers, down 63,000 viewers from last week’s 2,458,000 number. CNN took the night with the GOP debate, drawing 13 million viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Triple H wrestling on the March to WrestleMania Network special

WWE Network

A WWE.COM article regarding the upcoming WWE Network special March to WrestleMania revealed that Triple H will be wrestling and defending his WWE World Heavyweight title on the show however the article has since been deleted from the website. The preview stated, “Just three weeks shy of WrestleMania, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H will...

WWE returning to Japan in July

WWE logo

WWE Japan announced that the company will be returning to the Land of the Rising Sun on July 1 and 2 for two back-to-back shows at the Ryogkoku Sumo Arena in Tokyo. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday, April 16, with more information being released in mid March. WWE held a couple of shows in Japan over the 4th of July last year...

Owens vs AJ Styles advertised for MSG live event

AJ Styles

The Madison Square Garden non-televised live WWE event show just got a match that everyone would want to see as new advertising for the show reveals a Kevin Owens vs AJ Styles match. Owens was supposed to have a match against Dean Ambrose that night, a 30 minute Iron Man match for the Intercontinental title. The show is being billed as a Daniel...