Author - Colin Vassallo

China’s Tian Bing added to the Andre Memorial Battle Royal

China will be represented at WrestleMania this Sunday as the first ever Chinese WWE developmental talent Tian Bing was announced as the latest entrant in the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal. Bing has only made one televised appearance so far, teaming up with HoHo Lun in NXT’s Dusty Classic tournament last year. Ever since he was...

Secondary market ticket prices for WWE events this weekend

While the majority of WWE-related events this weekend are either sold out or very close to being sold out, including WrestleMania, thousands of other tickets remain on the secondary market. NXT tickets available on the website Vivid Seats start from $50 and they go up to over $200. Hall of Fame secondary tickets start from $14 but go to $450 for a...

Weather forecast for WrestleMania 33 weekend

Orlando is going to be hot, very hot during this weekend so fans are urged to wear proper sun protection…especially if you’re like Sheamus! Tomorrow will be 83°F (29°C) with 50% chance of scattered thunderstorms. Saturday will be sunny with a temperature of 88°F (31°C) and 10% chance of rain. WrestleMania Sunday is mostly sunny with 91°F...

WWE launches the Superstars for Hope fundraising campaign

WWE launched the yearly Superstars for Hope, with a big trip to WrestleMania 34 in New Orleans up for grabs. The Superstars for Hope website is located at . Whoever is randomly picked for the big prize will receive roundtrip airfare for two people plus hotel for three nights in New Orleans, two ringside tickets to WrestleMania 34, chance to design...

Matches scheduled during Axxess sessions

Apart from the usual Q&A sessions, autograph and photo meet and greets, Axxess will also feature several matches in the main ring area. All these matches will be free of charge and part of the general admission ticket. The two main matches for tonight are Rich Swann vs The Brian Kendrick and TJ Perkins vs Drew Gulak. Hideo Itami will also be...

WrestleMania 33 Axxess kicks off tonight

WrestleMania 33 Axxess kicks off later today with multiple sessions held throughout the rest of the week at the Orange County Convention Center. Today’s session starts at 6PM and will run till 1oPM. Sasha Banks and Enzo Amore and Big Cass will be the VIP Superstars available for meet and greets. The premium VIP autograph session for today...

WrestleMania Superstore opens in Orlando

The WrestleMania Superstore opened today in Orlando and it is located within the Orange County Convention Center, the site of Axxess. No Axxess ticket is required to go in the Superstore and you can walk straight to the West Concourse and find Hall A. Opening hours are from Noon to 11PM today, 10AM to 10PM tomorrow, 8AM to 11PM on Saturday, and...

Smackdown rating for 03/28/2017

Smackdown this week with the final show before WrestleMania drew a total of 2,698,000 viewers, up slightly from last week’s 2,647,000 number. Smackdown was #1 in the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

WWE Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer pens article for AdWeek

WWE’s Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer Michelle Wilson has an article published on the popular AdWeek.com today titled ‘7 Lessons Any Marketer Can Learn From the Enduring Success of WrestleMania.’ The article focuses on how marketers in any industry can learn from the ongoing growth, fan engagement and sponsor integrations that have...

India gets its own WWE Shop on WrestleMania Sunday

WWE today announced that WWE Shop will launch a local, e-commerce experience in India for the first time ever, beginning this Monday, April 3, the same day WWE’s biggest event of the year, WrestleMania, is broadcast in India. Just in time for WrestleMania, WWE fans in India will be able to order their favorite WWE merchandise online at...

WrestleMania 33 activities for the whole week

As you can imagine, it’s going to be chaotic in Orlando if you work for WWE, with tons of activities, media appearances, community-related events, and other stuff. The fun starts tomorrow, with the first WrestleMania Axxess session between 6PM and 10PM at the Orange County Convention Center. On Friday, there’s the WrestleMania Pro-Am Golf...

Raw rating for 03/27/2017

The final Raw before WrestleMania drew a total of 3,292,000 viewers, up 244,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. Hour one started with 3,253,000 viewers, followed by 3,426,000 in the second hour, and then closing the night with 3,197,000 viewers for the third and final hour. Raw was #3, #4, and #5 in the top 50 cable chart in the 18-49...

Smackdown’s turn for final show before WrestleMania 33

The final stop before WrestleMania is tonight as Smackdown Live rolls into Richmond, Virginia for a show headlined by WWE champion Bray Wyatt taking on his former Wyatt Family member Luke Harper. The only other match scheduled for the show so far is Becky Lynch taking on Carmella, while two other segments set to air are the WrestleMania contract...