Author - Colin Vassallo

Survivor Series 2015 tickets on sale

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Tickets for this year’s Survivor Series went on sale to the general public earlier today on Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices are $29, $54, $79, $94, $104, $354, and $404 for ringside seats with commemorative chairs. All prices exclude the usual ticket fees which range from $8 for the cheapest ticket to $54 for the highest priced ticket. Platinum...

Sting to open Raw on Monday

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Assuming Monday Night Raw goes on as planned due to Tropical Storm Erika, former WCW champion Sting will be in the opening segment live. The announcement was made by the WWE Twitter account. Sting has a very, very limited deal with WWE and is only contracted to do a handful of appearances during the year. The Icon received his first ever, and...

Tropical Storm Erika threatening Monday’s Raw in Tampa

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This Monday’s Raw might get body slammed by mother nature as Tropical Storm Erika is threatening the event in Tampa, Florida. The Amalie Arena issued a statement on its website after a lot of inquiries over the status of the show. “Amalie Arena and our partners at WWE are aware of Tropical Storm Erika’s potential impact to our area in...

Two fans who filmed the MSG curtain call in 1996 meet the Kliq

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The two fans who shot the infamous curtain call at Madison Square Garden 19 years ago on May 19, 1996, came up face to two of those involved and got swerved by Triple H. Jason Cosmoses and Mani Mohtadi were only 17 years old at the time when they captured a piece of history, the only footage known to be available of Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, Triple...

Rich Brennan promoted to Smackdown broadcast team

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Smackdown has a new voice and that voice is Rich Brennan, replacing Tom Phillips. Brennan is the lead NXT commentator and it is not known if he will be pulling double duty as well on future NXT shows. Joining Brennan on the Smackdown announce team are veteran Jerry “The King” Lawler and Jimmy Uso, who seems to have gotten this part-time gig...

WWE signs Japanese female wrestler Kana

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WWE has reportedly signed Kanako Urai, a 33 year old female Japanese wrestler who uses the ring name Kana, to a developmental deal. She was sitting ringside at NXT Takeover: Brooklyn and was shown on television with Ric Flair and Sgt. Slaughter although WWE used the spelling of Kanna rather than Kana. Kana has been wrestling since 2004 and worked...

Dudley Boyz added to Madison Square Garden WWE Network event

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The recently returned Dudley Boyz have been added to the Madison Square Garden WWE Network live event today. Their names joined the ones of Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Seth Rollins, Dolph Ziggler, Chris Jericho, Rusev, Lana, Summer Rae, and others who will be performing in front of the sold out crowd at The Garden in a rare WWE Network house...

Total Divas season 4 episode 8 rating

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Episode 8 of season 4 of Total Divas drew a total of 920,000 viewers and a 0.4 rating in the 18-49 adult demo. This week’s episode, which was titled It’s A Beautiful Life, drew 111,000 viewers less than last week’s show. (Ratings credit: TV By The Numbers)

London gets NXT Takeover WWE Network event on December 16

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The NXT event in London, England, at the SSE Arena in Wembley on December 16 will be a live Takeover event. This was announced today by Triple H in a post on Twitter. When the NXT schedule in the UK was announced, it was thought that the London show was going to be a Takeover event considering it dropped on a Wednesday. WWE seems to be heading...

Tough Enough episode 10 season finale ratings

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The Tough Enough season finale drew less interest than last week’s show with this week episode 10 getting 981,000 viewers and 0.3 rating in the 18-49 adult demo. The show was down 7,000 viewers from last week. Overall the series was a big disappointment for both WWE and USA Network ratings-wise and drew less than half the average per episode...

WWE Studios acquires rights to the Kevin Laue story

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Deadline.com is reporting that WWE Studios has acquired rights to adapt Franklin Martin’s documentary Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story to a feature film. The 2013 documentary followed Laue, who became the first player missing a limb to play NCAA Division I basketball. The Long Shot movie will detail Laue’s journey from Pleasanton, CA to the...

90 minutes of NXT from Brooklyn on WWE Network tonight

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The NXT television show on the WWE Network tonight will be a 90 minute episode instead of the usual 60 minutes. The episode airing tonight was taped this past Saturday just before the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn live event at the Barclays Center. Matches taped for the episode include Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley vs Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady; Jason...

And your Tough Enough winners are…

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Sara Lee and Josh Bredl became the newest members of the WWE after each winning a $250,000 one year WWE contract after being voted Tough Enough by the WWE fans. Sara won the competition against Amanda Saccomanno, getting 64% of the total votes. Sara dominated everyone in the voting every time she was in the bottom 3 and was considered a sure...

Raw rating for 08/24/2015

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The post-SummerSlam Monday Night Raw drew less viewers than last week and the buzz coming off from the weekend in Brooklyn did not translate to television viewers on Monday night. The show did an average of 3,721,000 viewers, down 56,000 viewers from the previous week. Hour one did 3,606,000 viewers, hour two did 3,794,000 viewers, and then hour...

The Dudley Boyz say they are back “home”

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Bubba Ray and Devon used Twitter to thank fans for welcoming back to the WWE ten years after leaving the company. “Dear @WWE Universe, “Do you know who we are?!?!” We’re #TheDudleyBoys…AND WE’RE BACK!!! Thanks for that reaction NYC!!,” wrote Bubba Ray. “After 10 long years, we are back were we belong…...

The Barclays Center thanks WWE for an incredible weekend

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The Barclays Center was in full WWE mode this weekend with the social media team tweeting all kinds of WWE-related happenings and pictures to commemorate the 3 sell-outs in a row that WWE managed to achieve for the SummerSlam weekend. SummerSlam originally was not supposed to take place at the Barclays Center but it was set for the Izod Center in...

Sting gets WWE title shot at Night of Champions

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The Night of Champions main event was announced last night after Raw went off the air and continued on the WWE Network. Triple H said that if Sting wants Seth Rollins, he will get Seth Rollins at Night of Champions for the WWE World Heavyweight title. This is Sting’s first – and probably last – title shot in WWE. Sting has not...