Author - Colin Vassallo

Security awareness and transport info for Amway Center and CWS

Fans attending any of the events in downtown Orlando should be aware of their surroundings since both the Amway Center and the Camping World Stadium, especially the stadium, are not in the nicest parts of the city. While taxis will be available at the Amway Center following the end of each show held there, getting transportation out of the Camping...

The New Day unveil the impressive WrestleMania 33 stage

WrestleMania hosts The New Day unveiled the impressive WrestleMania stage last night. Woods, Kofi, and Big E stood in the dark with their suits on and explained the fans what was about to happen. “For the first time, we give you a ride with no height requirements, we give you a ride that anyone and everyone can enjoy,” said Kofi Kingston...

Jim Ross to return at WrestleMania to call one match

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is expected to be part of the WrestleMania broadcast on Sunday, calling one of the matches on the card. It is still not clear which match he will be calling, with conflicting reports suggesting either the Brock Lesnar vs Goldberg match or the Undertaker vs Roman Reigns match. PWInsider.com also adds that Ross has signed...

The music of NXT Takeover: Orlando and WrestleMania 33

A big part of WrestleMania weekend is music, with both NXT Takeover: Orlando and WrestleMania 33 featuring licensed music from popular artists. NXT is using four songs for the Takeover: Orlando show. ‘Loud’ is from metalcore band Motionless in White from the 2017 album Graveyard Shift. ‘Shock Me’ is performed by heavy metal band Baroness...

Who is inducting who at the 2017 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony

WWE will honor the newest class of the WWE Hall of Fame tonight live on the WWE Network. But who is doing the honors for each respective inductee? John Cena will be inducting Kurt Angle in the main event. Cena had his first WWE match on television against Kurt Angle, starting the Ruthless Aggression era. Legendary manager Jim Cornette will be...

Smackdown Women’s title match moved to the PPV card

The Smackdown Women’s title match has been moved from the Kickoff show to the pay-per-view card. Fans did complain online about the placement of the title match and Becky Lynch acknowledged those complaints by tweeting, “You spoke up. You’re awesome. Thank you. #WrestleMania” Putting the Smackdown Women’s title match on the Kickoff...

Jim Ross gets standing ovation at WrestleCon Kickoff party

Jim Ross received a long standing ovation last night at the WrestleCon kickoff party, where he hosted a Q&A panel with Sting and Ric Flair. Ross’ wife Jan passed away two weeks ago but JR later confirmed on social media that he would be honoring all his commitments during this weekend, because that’s what his wife would have wanted. Ross...

A look at the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017

Here is a look at the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017. KURT ANGLE The 48-year-old made his pro wrestling debut in 1998, signing an 8-year deal with the WWE. Initially, Angle was sent to a developmental territory before making his full in-ring debut on WWE television at the 1999 Survivor Series. Angle’s rise in the WWE ranks was quick and he won...

33% off your WWE Shop orders to celebrate WrestleMania!

WWE Shop is running a 33% off your order promotion to celebrate WrestleMania. This promotion is only available online and not at the physical WrestleMania Superstore in Orlando and you have to use the code WRESTLEMANIA upon check out. Exclusions include championship titles, select memorabilia & collectibles, gift cards, Connor’s Cure...

Statue of Ric Flair unveiled at Axxess

2-time WWE Hall of Famer “Nature Boy” Ric Flair was honored at Axxess on Thursday as Triple H unveiled the new bronze statue of Flair, a statue which shows the 16-time World champion in his prime. An emotional Flair was joined by his family in the ring as Triple H uncovered the large statue. Present also for this occasion were Shawn...

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...