Author - Colin Vassallo

Photos from Lana’s and Rusev’s traditional Bulgarian wedding

Rusev and Lana got married again yesterday in a traditional Bulgarian wedding held at the Bachkovo Monastery in Plovdiv, the second largest monastery in Bulgaria. Family and friends, including fellow WWE Superstars Natalya, Trinity (Naomi) and Jonathan Fatu (Jimmy Uso) were in attendance. Natalya was one of Lana’s bridesmaids. This was the...

CM Punk talks Brock, Vince, and upcoming UFC debut

Just a week away from his UFC – and MMA – debut, former WWE champion CM Punk sat down with INSIDE MMA correspondent Ron Kruck for an interview which aired yesterday on AXS TV. The interview started with Kruck asking Punk to list his athletic career prior to joining WWE. Punk laughed and said there’s not much to go on and this will be...

Lashley’s next MMA opponent set for October 21 fight

Bobby Lashley

Current TNA champion Bobby Lashley will be returning to mixed martial arts on October 21 for Bellator at an event held in Memphis, Tennessee. Lashley’s MMA record currently stands at 14-2 and he is currently on a 7-fight winning streak. His last MMA fight was against James Thompson at Bellator 145 in November 2015, a fight he won via TKO...

New X Division and Knockout champions crowned on Impact

Two new champions were crowned on last night’s episode of Impact on POP TV. The first title change came in the X Division when DJ Z defeated Trevor Lee, Andrew Everett, Mandrews, Braxton Sutter, and Rockstar Spud in an Ultimate X match. This is DJ Z’s second reign with the X Division title after winning it for the first time in July 2012. The...

NXT Takeover: Toronto announced for November 19

The next NXT Takeover will be held in Toronto, Canada the day before the Survivor Series. The announcement was made by Triple H today on Twitter. NXT Takeover: Toronto drops on November 19 at the Air Canada Centre, the same place where Survivor Series is being held. Just like the SummerSlam weekend where WWE booked the Barclays Center for three...

WWE launches new campaign benefiting Connor’s Cure

WWE announced a new campaign titled “Get the Gear, Give the Gear” in benefit of Connor’s Cure to help find a cure for pediatric cancer, where fans, beginning Monday, September 5 through the end of the month, can purchase bracelets and bandanas with 100 percent of net proceeds benefiting Connor’s Cure to support pediatric cancer...

CM Punk says he will win his first UFC fight via TKO

During a conference call with the press to promote UFC 203 on pay-per-view, former WWE champion CM Punk said that he definitely sees himself winning his first-ever professional mixed martial arts fight, probably via a TKO. At UFC 203, Punk will be facing Mickey Gall who has a 2-0 MMA record. This is also his first fight in the UFC. When Punk was...

Rusev and Lana in Bulgaria for second wedding ceremony

The United States champion Rusev and his wife Lana are currently in Bulgaria as they prepare to get married for the second time in three months. The traditional Bulgarian wedding will be held at the Bachkovo Monastery in Plovdiv, the second largest monastery in Bulgaria. The duo got married on July 29 in Malibu, California in front of E! cameras...

Eva Marie goes all black everything!

The all red everything Eva Marie has gone….all black everything! Eva Marie, who’s serving a 30-day suspension for failing to turn in papers in time for use a banned drug under the WWE Wellness Program, has uploaded several pictures on her Instagram where her red hair is gone. “Change is good, because when you change you grow. Just figured...

Smackdown rating for 08/30/2016

It was a good week for WWE ratings-wise as Smackdown pulled in 2,835,000 viewers yesterday, the highest since the July 19 Draft episode. Taking that special episode out, it’s the highest of the year so far on USA Network. It was the top rated show on cable in the 18-49 demographic and second overall in terms of viewership. (Ratings credit:...

Two more join the G.L.O.W. Netflix series cast

Two more have joined Netflix’s G.L.O.W. series, a 10-episode comedy inspired by the real story of the 1980s female wrestling league which tells the fictionalized story of Ruth, played by Alison Brie, an out-of-work actress who finds one last chance to live her dreams in the form of a weekly series about female wrestlers. The Hollywood Reporter...

Daniel Bryan says The Miz was right last week on Talking Smack

Speaking on Talking Smack after the live Smackdown, Daniel Bryan admitted that The Miz was right last week and that’s why he walked off the show. “The biggest thing was…he was right…like if I had the guts…i feel like I’m healthy…if I had the guts I’d quit and go to the indies,” Bryan said, then jokingly mentioned that he...

Animal goes over the Road Warriors legacy on podcast

Chris Bernes, former W-O columnist, and his partner Mike “Loki” Smith, interviewed WWE Hall of Famer and former tag team champion Joe Laurinaitis, better known as Road Warrior Animal, in episode 72 of their weekly podcast The Loki and Jabroni Show. The 47-minute interview encapsulated the first 8 years of the Road Warriors legacy, from...

Smackdown Tag Team titles tournament semi-finals set

The semi-finals of the Smackdown Tag Team title tournament were set last night with two more teams advancing. The Hype Bros defeated The Vaudevillains in the first match while Heath Slater and Rhyno defeated the returning Headbangers in the other quarter-final. The two have joined American Alpha, who defeated Breezango, and The Usos, who defeated...

Alberto Del Rio done from WWE

Alberto Del Rio, for all intents and purposes, is done with the WWE and will not be returning following his 30-day suspension. The former WWE champion’s contract was running out in October and he has a clause where he can simply walk out and it’s believed that he will be doing just that once his suspension is up. The out clause in his contract...

Raw rating for 08/29/2016

Monday Night Raw this week pulled in 3,413,000 viewers, up 98,000 viewers from the post-SummerSlam broadcast. This has been the best number Raw has done since the June 20 episode. Hour one did 3,392,000 viewers, followed by 3,438,000 in the second hour, and then slightly down to 3,409,000 in the third and final hour for the crowning of the new...