Author - Colin Vassallo

Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka passes away at age 73

Just two weeks after all murder charges were dropped against him, “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka passed away at age 73. His daughter and WWE Superstar Tamina Snuka posted a photo on Instagram holding her father’s hand, writing that she loved him, using the hash tags #forevermydad and #restwell among others. Born in 1943, Snuka made his professional...

New NXT host Vic Joseph formerly of House of Hardcore debuts

There’s a new host at NXT non-televised live events and his name is Vic Travagliante, who now goes by the name of Vic Joseph. The Independence, Ohio native has been working as a part-time on-air talent for Sports Radio 92.3 The Fan (WKRK) and also was the voice of Tommy Dreamer’s promotion House of Hardcore. Travagliante also had stints with...

Night two of the WWE UK Championship tournament continues tonight

The first-round matches of the WWE United Kingdom Championship tournament were held yesterday in front of a lively crowd at the Empress Ballroom in Blackpool. The eight man who advanced to the second round are Trent Seven, Jordan Devlin, Sam Gradwell, Pete Dunne, Wolfgang, Joseph Conners, Mark Andrews, and Tyler Bate. The remaining rounds in the...

Brock Lesnar on almost every Raw till WrestleMania 33

Brock Lesnar is getting busy over the next several weeks as he will be appearing pretty much at every Monday Night Raw from now onward. Lesnar will be at Raw this coming Monday from North Little Rock, and then on January 23 in Cleveland which also has an appearance from Goldberg, and the night after the Royal Rumble on January 30 from Laredo. In...

4 big WWE shows for free on WWE Network for new subs joining today

If you have not subscribed to the WWE Network before, today, January 14 would be a good day to trigger your free month as you will get four free shows within a 30 day period. The action starts tonight with the launch of the WWE United Kingdom tournament live from Blackpool, England. The tournament continues tomorrow, January 15, and a winner will...

Impact rating for 01/12/2017

This week’s Impact Wrestling did a total of 277,000 viewers, down 13,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. Taking out the two “best of” shows during Christmas and the Thanksgiving show, the January 12 broadcast is the lowest since April 12, 2016. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Vince McMahon speaks about his love and passion for WWE

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon told The Times-Picayune that he has no plans to vanish from the business he loves simply because he doesn’t consider WWE “work.” “No. No, never. This is not work for me. I never go to work. Ever. Every aspect of the business, whether it’s working with the talent or the writing staff, even on...

Triple H comments on Kenny Omega and bringing talent to WWE

ESPN.COM is reporting that during a telephone conference call with the press, Triple H said that the company is interested in bringing Kenny Omega to WWE and any other talent who’s good. “As far as Kenny Omega goes, I’m just interested in talent, period,” he told ESPN. He added that any talent who wants to perform on the largest platform...

UFC star Josh Barnett debuts for TNA

UFC fighter Josh Barnett made his TNA debut during the Impact television tapings this week, marking his first time wrestling with a U.S.-based wrestling company. Barnett last fought in the UFC on September 3 of last year against Andrei Arlovski in Germany, a fight he won via rear-naked choke. Three months later, UFC’s anti-doping agency USADA...

Goldberg advertised to appear at the Fastlane pay-per-view

The BMO Harris Bradley Center, the site for the Fastlane pay-per-view, is advertising that Goldberg will be on the show, his first time in Milwaukee in over a decade. There are rumors that Goldberg will be wrestling at Fastlane, although against whom remains to be seen. Fastlane takes place on March 5, and it becomes the first ever WWE...

Former USWA/WWE wrestler Rex King passes away

Timothy Smith, better known to wrestling fans as Rex King and Timothy Well of the Well Dunn tag team passed away at age 55. Smith passed away from kidney failure at his home in Kentucky on January 9. Smith made his debut in 1987 and started his career at the Pacific Northwest Wrestling. In 1990 he moved to the USWA and then in 1993 he joined the...

Smackdown rating for 01/10/2017

Smackdown Live yesterday did a total of 2,533,000 viewers, down 63,000 viewers from last week’s show. The second hour of Smackdown went head-to-head with President Obama’s final address which drew nearly 24 million viewers across all networks. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

TNA finishes week-long Impact TV tapings tonight

TNA wraps up their first set of television tapings of the year today with one final tapings starting at 6PM inside Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. TNA crew had a busy schedule since Thursday, taping a live Impact, then a live pay-per-view on Friday, two sets of Impact tapings on Saturday and two on Sunday, interviews and backstage segments...

13 WWE Superstars so far in the 2017 Rumble match

13 WWE Superstars have so far declared their intentions to enter the 2017 Royal Rumble match, leaving 17 empty spots to be filled. Eight of those Superstars are from the Raw brand, with Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, Big E, Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, Braun Strowman, Chris Jericho, and Seth Rollins representing the red brand. From Smackdown so far there...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Pain in the Neck

Total Divas is back on the air tonight on E! with episode eight of season six with an episode titled Pain in the Neck. The synopsis for tonight’s broadcast reads, “Brie is torn when Bryan receives a new job offer that may interfere with her plans to start a family, while Paige finds out the results of her MRI that will determine the outcome of...