Author - Colin Vassallo

AJ Lee gone from WWE

AJ

Former WWE Divas champion AJ Lee decided to hang up her boots and is gone from WWE. “AJ Lee (April Mendez) has decided to retire from in-ring competition with WWE. We wish AJ the very best,” said a statement on WWE.COM. AJ’s relationship with WWE became complicated after her husband, CM Punk, left the company and blasted them over several...

Ronda Rousey answers WM-related questions during Twitter Q&A

Ronda Rousey

UFC Bantamweight women’s champion Ronda Rousey did a Twitter Q&A with her fans to promote the Fast & Furious 7 movie and answered a couple of WrestleMania-related questions. When asked how awesome it was to be in the ring with The Rock, Triple H, and Stephanie McMahon, Rousey said it was like being asked to pinch hit in the World Series...

Dwayne Johnson kills it on Lip Sync Battle

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson absolutely killed it last night on the series premiere of Lip Sync Battle, winning the LSB championship after his one on one against Jimmy Fallon. Johnson hilariously lip synced to Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” and Bee Gee’s “Stayin’ Alive.” During the Swift performance, The Rock turned around and gave...

WWE Studios teams up with British firm for two new movies

WWE Studios

WWE Studios and British production-financing company Richwater Films have teamed up to co-produce and co-finance two movies – Eliminators and Rampage – according to Variety. Eliminators will be directed by James Nunn and star Scott Adkins and WWE’s Wade Barrett. The story follows a former U.S. federal agent who must abandon the...

WWE grants NXT’s CJ Parker his release

NXT

XT talent CJ Parker has been released from his WWE contract effective today after Parker requested it. “WWE has come to terms on the release of NXT Superstar CJ Parker, as of today, April 3, 2015. WWE wishes CJ Parker the best in all his future endeavors,” said a short statement on the WWE.COM website. Parker was at WrestleMania weekend...

Brock Lesnar expected back in time for SummerSlam

Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar is expected to be off WWE television up until the build to SummerSlam, which makes that around 4 months. The sheriff of Suplex City, Bitch, was “suspended indefinitely” on Raw after he destroyed the Raw announce team of Michael Cole, JBL, and Booker T, flipping the broadcast booth on JBL and Booker and then F5’ing Michael Cole...

Ric Flair announces the Wooooo Nation podcast on Play.It

Ric Flair

Two-time WWE Hall of Famer and 16 time World champion Ric Flair announced the creation of his new podcast yesterday when appearing as a guest on Taz’ Human Podcast Machine show. Titled Wooooo Nation, the podcast will be part of CBS and their Play.it podcast network. Flair is the second wrestling personality, after Taz, to join CBS with a...

Paige lands her first WWE Studios movie with The Miz

Paige

Paige has landed her first WWE Studios movie along with a WWE Studios veteran, The Miz! The duo will star in the holiday comedy Santa’s Little Helper which will be released in time for the holidays later this year. The synopsis of the movie reads, “After getting fired from his job, a slick, fast-talking businessman (Dax) is given an...

E! renews Total Divas for fourth season

Total Divas

E! announced that Total Divas is returning for a fourth season following a very successful season three. The press release announced that The Bella Twins, Natalya, Naomi, Alicia Fox, Paige, and Eva Marie as the cast which means Cameron and Rosa Mendes are out of the cast and Naomi returns after she was left out of the second half of season three...

Rousey’s agent says no other WWE dates in her future for now

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey’s agent Brad Slater told Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight that the UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion has no other dates with WWE planned, at least for now. Slater said with certainty that for this year there is nothing planned and there is no guarantee of anything beyond what happened at WrestleMania 31 with The Rock, Triple H, and...

All three Raw announcers back to work on Monday!

Michael Cole

The injury angle from the Raw after Mania where all three announcers were destroyed by Brock Lesnar will be over by next week’s show as it was announced on WWE.COM that all three will be returning behind the broadcast booth on Monday. To play up the angle, the story said that Michael Cole was diagnosed with a bulging disc and severe neck, back...

WrestleMania 31 breaks some more records for WWE

WrestleMania 31

WWE issued a press release announcing more records for WrestleMania, which broke records for viewership, attendance, social and digital media engagement and merchandise sales. The company is marketing WrestleMania 31 as the most-watched WrestleMania in history with 1.3 million Network subscribers plus additional traditional pay-per-view data still...

Top two matches for Extreme Rules 2015 set

Extreme Rules

The top two matches for the upcoming Extreme Rules pay-per-view which will take place on April 26 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois were announced during the Smackdown television tapings. The WWE World Heavyweight title will be on the line as Seth Rollins will defend the gold against the number one contender Rany Orton. Also, John Cena...

NXT live specials on Network to remain quarterly

NXT

The NXT Takeover specials that the recent WWE press release indicated that will be airing monthly has been changed as common sense prevailed and the decision was changed to leave them as quarterly events. The decision to go monthly raised some eyebrows as the quarterly live specials are super popular with fans and changing it to monthly specials...

Undertaker and Sting photographed together at airport

The Undertaker

The Undertaker and Sting shared the same American Airlines AA1231 flight from San Jose, California, to Dallas, Texas, on Tuesday morning and were photographed together at the airport. It was impossible for the two Superstars to remain incognito even though Taker was wearing a beanie hat and Sting was wearing a baseball cap, with no makeup of...

Raw rating for 03/30/2015

RAW

The Raw after WrestleMania drew huge ratings for WWE, getting an average of 5,364,000 viewers for the three hour broadcast. That is up 1.1 million viewers from the last Raw prior to Mania. This was the best number since the July 23, 2012 edition of Raw, which drew just over 6 million that day. The first hour started with 5,227,000 viewers, then...

WWE’s Superstars For Hope fundraising campaign ending today

WWE HQ

Today is the last day of the Superstars For Hope fundraising campaign on Indiegogo.com and WWE has already raised well over the $200,000 target they initially set when the campaign launched earlier this month. 853 different funders have raised $215,522 and the WWE and the San Francisco 49ers matched $50,000, for a grand total of $265,522 collected...