Author - Colin Vassallo

Eddie Gilbert estate sues WWE over Network footage

WWE Network

TMZ is reporting that the father of Eddie Gilbert, Tommy, is suing WWE for using his son’s image and likeness on the WWE Network without paying any sort of royalties. The dad, who is in charge of Eddie Gilbert’s estate, is not suing to block the footage but to get compensated in return. According to docs … Eddie’s dad, Tommy...

Taz speaks about his departure from TNA

Taz

Former TNA announcer Taz talked about his departure from the company in his latest edition of the Human Podcast Machine on Play.It. Taz said that he was asked for his release and he got it and said that it was all professional and he left the proper way. He revealed that his deal was up in the Summer anyway and was already looking into...

JBL and Jim Ross to appear at Foley’s comedy show next week

Mick Foley

Mick Foley’s comedy show at Full Sail University will have additional help as WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and color commentator John “Bradshaw” Layfield will be joining him for the stories. The show, titled Cheap Pops, will be held on April 24 and WWE cameras will be there to tape the special for the WWE Network. Jim Ross is also in...

Bella Twins 9-page spread on Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine

Bella Twins

The May/June edition of Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine feature a nine-page spread on the Bella Twins – the WWE Divas champion Nikki and her sister Brie. The two are also on the cover of the magazine. Apart from the pictorial and training tips, the spread also features an interview with the Bellas where they discuss how they landed in the...

First European tour of 2015 wraps up

WWE logo

WWE wrapped up the long and exhausting European tour today with the final two shows in Zurich, Switzerland, and Nuremberg, Germany. This year’s tour took WWE Superstars and Divas to 11 different countries for 21 different shows all in a total of 11 days. Television tapings were also held overseas, this time in London, England. It was a...

Miz and Paige off WWE television to film new WWE Studios movie

WWE Studios

The reason WWE Diva Paige was taken out this past Monday on Raw in London was because she will be taking a few weeks off to film the WWE Studios movie Santa’s Little Helper. Paige won the battle royal to become the number one contender for the Divas title but Naomi then turned heel and destroyed her in front of the British crowd. WWE.COM then...

Lack of payments affecting TNA production crew too

TNA

Brian Fritz from The Sporting News is reporting that it’s not just TNA talent that has not been paid, but their production staff, most of who are freelancers, have also not been paid lately. Fritz says that according to one person from the production crew who wished to remain anonymous, they have not been paid yet for the One Night Only PPV...

Carter wishes Taz well after departure from TNA

Dixie Carter

TNA President Dixie Carter wished Taz well in a message on Twitter after he announced his departure from the company. “You are such a talent, an amazing family man and a legend inside the ring @OfficialTaz. Wish you all the very best always,” Carter wrote. Other TNA talents also chimed in and wished Taz luck wherever he might end up. The man...

Bella Twins on the cover of Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine

Bella Twins

Dressed – and we use that term very lightly – in pink and black, Nikki and Brie Bella grace the cover of the May/June issue of Muscle & Fitness Hers Magazine which  hits newsstands on April 22. The sisters are looking mighty fine in skimpy gym wear and will be sharing their tag  team workout tips in the magazine which also...

2K releases WWE 2K simulation game for mobile devices

WWE 2K

2K today announced the first simulation-based WWE video game for mobile platforms, WWE 2K. The game is available now for download on iOS and Android devices for $7.99. WWE 2K offers authentic WWE gameplay in a mobile format through inspiration from several popular gameplay elements and modes from the WWE 2K flagship WWE video game franchise...

WWE wins two awards at Cynopsis Sports Media Awards

WWE logo

WWE has been named the winner of two awards at the fourth annual Cynopsis Sports Media Awards – WWE Network for Over-The-Top Content Service and the top social media award for Overall Social Media Excellence. WWE received the award for best Over-The-Top Content Service for WWE Network, beating the NFL, NHL, CBS Sports and PGA. Additionally...

Ronda Rousey says WWE return is in her future plans

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey cannot see her future without WWE and is determined to go back no matter what. Appearing on Roddy Piper’s podcast, Rousey said that she has never experienced anything like what she felt at WrestleMania 31 a few weeks ago as she stood in the ring with The Rock, Triple H, and Stephanie McMahon. “I had a problem when I left,”...

Jim Ross to hold RINGSIDE show during SummerSlam weekend

Jim Ross

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross announced today that he will be holding a RINGSIDE show on Saturday, August 22, at the Gramercy Theatre in New York. That weekend WWE will be having SummerSlam in the area and with lots of people in town for the show it was a great opportunity for JR to bring his one man show to the city. Tickets for the show go on sale...

Taz officially gone from TNA Wrestling

Taz

Taz is officially gone from TNA Wrestling as he announced his departure on his Twitter, ending a few days of speculation over his future after he refused to go to work since he wasn’t getting paid. “Like to thank TNA Wrestling for the opportunity to apply my craft for past several years. Best wishes to them in the future,” Taz wrote. “A...

Prank group behind Smackdown ring invasion stunt

Smackdown

The fans behind the Smackdown ring invasion in London, England, on Tuesday, are a group that work for TrollStation, an online hidden camera prank show on YouTube. “Our content is intentionally provocative and controversial with the aim to get reactions from the general public in the name of comedic Satire. Trollstation is a collective of social...

Daniel Bryan leaves European tour due to his injuries

Daniel Bryan

WWE Intercontinental champion Daniel Bryan has left the European tour which is in progress right because of his injuries, validating WWE’s point of not pushing Bryan to main event status since his return due to their uncertainty over the methods used to rehab his injuries. Bryan was at Smackdown this week in London but has now departed for the...

Taz refuses to provide commentary for Impact due to no payments

Taz

Adding to TNA’s problems, multiple sources are now reporting that Taz refused to go to work after he was not paid for his services, leaving Josh Mathews to do commentary on his own for Friday’s Impact. The former ECW champion was supposed to fly to Nashville to record the commentary but decided not to go since he was not getting paid. Taz put...