Author - Colin Vassallo

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...

Shane McMahon added to Raw in Chicago on March 7

Shane McMahon

The recently returned Shane McMahon has been added to the March 7 Monday Night Raw which will take place from Chicago, Illinois, at the Allstate Arena. The announcement was made by the Allstate Arena website which posted a note on the Raw event page reading, “JUST ANNOUNCED: For the 1st time in over a decade Shane McMahon will be live in Chicago...

TNA returning to Universal Studios for more Impact tapings

TNA

PWInsider.com is reporting that TNA will resume its Impact television tapings in mid March, returning to their old stomping ground, Universal Studios. TNA had a residency at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, with their weekly television show taped there. Eventually they branched out to other arenas to try and make money off their tapings...

Daniel Bryan to appear at Smackdown tapings in London, England

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan will be traveling to the United Kingdom for the WWE WrestleMania Revenge Tour and will be appearing on the Smackdown tapings to be held on Tuesday, April 19, in London at the O2 Arena. “A heartfelt goodbye does not mean farewell. Now you have the opportunity to prove to the ultimate underdog that the Yes! movement is strong,” says...

Impact rating for 02/23/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact on Pop on Tuesday night did its worst number so far since the move and one of the worst number – if not the worst – in company history. The show did a total of 210,000 viewers for the Lockdown-themed show from the United Kingdom. That is down from last week’s 273,000 viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Roman Reigns pulled from non-televised live events

Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns is off the non-televised live events this coming weekend as well as next week as WWE continues to sell the storyline from this past Monday’s Raw where Triple H beat him up pretty bad, an attack which was enjoyed by WWE fans in the arena judging by their approval. WWE.COM said that Reigns underwent nasal reconstruction surgery...

Paul Bearer’s WWE Hall of Fame ring ends up on Pawn Stars

Paul Bearer

The Hall of Fame ring owned by the family of the late Paul Bearer was on History Channel’s Pawn Stars episode yesterday. “WWE, the sort of… wrestling thing,” laughed Rick Harrison as he was presented by the ring for a potential sale. Harrison recounted how his kids used to think it’s the “greatest thing in the world” and then he...

Total Divas season 5 episode 6 rating

Total Divas

Episode 6 of season 5 of Total Divas which was titled End of a Friendship? drew a total of 777,000 viewers, continuing its downward trend for the fifth week in a row. That is down from last week’s 808,000 number and the second lowest rated episode of the whole series. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

No decision yet from DISH to offer WrestleMania 32 on pay-per-view

WrestleMania 32

One of the biggest television and pay-per-view providers, DISH, has so far not made a decision if it will carry WrestleMania 32 on traditional pay-per-view. When we reached out to the company today, their corporate communication officer told us, “DISH continues to consider the value of WWE pay-per-view on an event by event basis and has made no...

WWE Network turns 2 today!

WWE Network

The WWE Network turned two years old today, currently standing at just over 1.2 million paid subscribers with data provided until December 31, 2015. WWE officially unveiled the WWE Network to the media and fans worldwide at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 9 live from the Wynn Hotel with Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Triple H, Shawn...

Shane McMahon joins Twitter

Shane McMahon

Shane McMahon has finally joined the Twitter world using the @shanemcmahon username. His Twitter profile reads, “4th generation McMahon in the family business. Father. New Yorker. Sneakerhead.” His first tweet was a thank you to the Detroit crowd, which provided him with a moment he said he would never forget. “What a night. Thank you...

The Undertaker to return on Raw next Monday

Undertaker

It was announced during the Smackdown tapings yesterday that the Undertaker will be returning to Raw this coming Monday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. This will be the first time since the Survivor Series that the Undertaker will be appearing on WWE television. The show celebrated 25 years of the Undertaker and he teamed up with...

Payback 2016 in New Jersey switched to Extreme Rules

Extreme Rules

The Payback pay-per-view at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, has been changed to an Extreme Rules pay-per-view on the same date. Ticketmaster was selling tickets to the Payback event at the arena however now it was changed to Extreme Rules with the Prudential Center website also changing the name of the event. Last year, Extreme Rules...