Author - Colin Vassallo

TNA returning to pay-per-view after 8 months with Slammiversary

Slammiversary

After an absence of eight months, TNA wrestling will be returning to pay-per-view for Slammiversary, announced for Sunday, June 28. The event is booked to take place at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, and it will be the first live pay-per-view for TNA since the Bound For Glory show in Japan. Bound For Glory was “different” from previous...

Review: WWE The Ultimate Poster Collection book

WWE logo

There have been some epic WWE pay-per-view posters throughout the years – and some pretty bad ones too – but the WWE Ultimate Poster Collection published by  Insight Editions isolates 30 of the very best designs that have been used to promote the particular pay-per-view events. The book contains 40 removable posters in total, 30 of...

Hulk Hogan planning on wrestling at WrestleMania 32 in Dallas

Hulk Hogan

During the press conference in Australia, WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan said that he plans on wrestling at WrestleMania 32 in Dallas, Texas. Addressing the fans, Hogan said that Vince McMahon agreed to let Hulk lace up his wrestling boots one more time as long as he passes the physical test that everyone has to go through before stepping in the...

Neville surprises 11 year old kid on Meredith Vieira show

Neville

WWE Superstar Neville appeared on the Meredith Vieira show to give a huge surprise to an 11 year old kid who helped his mom catch a burglar in their home. The kid, Ethan, and his mom were explaining how an intruder went into their house and while the mom was fighting with the man to protect her son, Ethan ran for the phone and dialed 911, giving...

Next WWE Studios movie gets limited theatrical release

WWE Studios

The upcoming WWE Studios movie Vendetta will be released in some theaters as well as on demand on June 12. Most WWE Studios movies are straight-to-DVD and on demand but this one is getting a limited theatrical release. Dean Cain and the Big Show are the stars of this thriller, a movie directed by the Soska sisters Jen and Sylvia. The movie is...

Mayweather vs Big Show special on WWE Network tonight

Big Show

With perfect timing for the Mayweather vs Pacquiao boxing match tomorrow, the WWE Network will be airing a special on the Floyd Mayweather vs Big Show angle which led to a match between the two at WrestleMania 24. Titled “Floyd Mayweather vs The Big Show: The Money vs The Giant,” the one hour broadcast will recount how the story started and...

Pay-Per-View buys for Rumble, Fastlane, and Mania

WrestleMania 31

While the WWE Network is only $9.99 and available throughout most of the world, some people still prefer to see pay-per-views in a traditional way despite the steep price of $44.95. For the first quarter of 2015, WWE’s three pay-per-views still did a fair share of traditional PPV buys, especially Royal Rumble and WrestleMania. The Royal Rumble...

Stephanie McMahon on Jericho’s podcast on WWE Network tonight

Stephanie McMahon

Chris Jericho’s podcast LIVE! with Chris Jericho returns tonight for the second time in a month on the WWE Network and will feature Stephanie McMahon as his guest. Jericho took over Steve Austin with his podcast on the Network and started earlier this month with the United States champion John Cena as his first guest. Stephanie and Jericho had a...

Dixie Carter on Steve Austin’s podcast next week

Dixie Carter

TNA President Dixie Carter will be a special guest on Stone Cold Steve Austin’s podcast next week on PodcastOne. This is not the first time that Austin has landed someone from TNA on his show but this certainly is his biggest “catch.” With rumors of his relationship with WWE being not so great, the timing of this certainly raised some...

WWE Network statistics for the first quarter of 2015

WWE Network

The WWE Network will once again be free in the month of May for new subscribers and it will also include the Payback pay-per-view, making it the second month in a row that WWE offered the Network for free for new subscribers and the third month in 2015 offer this deal. The Network had 1,327,000 subscribers by March 31, 2015, and interestingly...

WWE reports Q1 2015 financial results

WWE HQ

WWE today announced their Q1 2015 financial results, with a reported Net income of $9.8 million, compared to a Net loss of $8.0 million in the first quarter last year. “During the quarter, we generated record quarterly revenue and strong earnings growth, reflecting our strategy to realize greater value from our content across multiple...

Hulk Hogan in Australia for WWE press conference and announcement

Hulk Hogan

W-O reader Phil Storer sent in word that WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan will be in Melbourne, Australia, tomorrow for a WWE press conference and an announcement. Fellow Hall of Famer Jimmy Hart will be joining the Hulkster (of course) at the press conference which will be held at Fed Square starting at 11AM local time at the Deakin Edge indoor...

Raw rating for 04/27/2015

RAW

It seems not many cared about the fallout from the Extreme Rules pay-per-view as the show did over a quarter of a million less viewers from last week, getting a total average of 3,756,000 viewers for the three hour show. Hour one pulled 3,823,000 viewers, followed by 3,855,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,590,000 in the third and final...

Bad News Barrett crowned the new King of the Ring

Wade Barrett

WWE crowned a new king last night, the first one since King Sheamus back in 2010 as Bad News Barrett captured the King of the Ring tournament yesterday live on the WWE Network. In the two semi finals, Neville first defeated Sheamus and then Barrett defeated R-Truth, setting up an all-England King of the Ring final. A missed Red Arrow and a...

Jeff Hardy suffers broken leg in dirt bike accident

Jeff Hardy

It seems like Matt and Jeff Hardy’s reign as TNA tag team champions will be short lived as Jeff Hardy suffered a broken leg yesterday after a dirt bike jump ended badly. The brothers won the tag team titles at the March 16 tapings of Impact which aired on April 17. They defeated The Beat Down Clan, EC3 and Bram, and Bobby Roode and Austin Aries...