Author - Colin Vassallo

Jerry Lawler dropped from the Rumble broadcast team

Jerry Lawler

There will be a change in the commentary team for the Royal Rumble tonight as WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler seems like he lost his spot at the PPV broadcast booth. Lawler confirmed on Twitter that the Raw broadcast team will be handling the Royal Rumble tonight, with the team of Michael Cole, Byron Saxton, and JBL on the mic. Jerry...

Smackdown rating for 01/21/2016


The final Smackdown before the Royal Rumble on USA Network had a total of 2,757,000 viewers, pretty much the same audience the first Smackdown on USA did three weeks ago. The number reflected an increase of 400,000 viewers from the previous week. (Ratings credit:

AJ Styles’ agent dismisses TNA’s claim of new signed deal

AJ Styles

The saga of Bullet Club members AJ Styles, Doc Gallows, and Karl Anderson took an interesting turn yesterday after TNA claimed that the trio signed a TNA deal in December but then decided to back out of the deal. The Live Audio Wrestling show on The Fight Network spoke to Bill Behrens, who is in charge for all the deals involving AJ Styles, and...

Austin Aries debuts at NXT tapings in Orlando

Austin Aries

The big surprise Triple H alluded to on Twitter regarding the NXT tapings yesterday ended up being the arrival of Austin Aries. The former TNA champion came out during the fourth set of tapings which will air on March 2 and was immediately set up in an angle that will probably culminate at the NXT Takeover: Dallas live WWE Network show during...

Austin Aries backstage at NXT tonight and expected to debut

Austin Aries is reporting that former TNA World champion Austin Aries is backstage at the CFE Arena for tonight’s NXT tapings and is expected to make his NXT debut. Towards the end of November of last year, Aries was photographed arriving at Full Sail University and signed autographs for fans who waited outside prior to the NXT television...

NXT back at the Arnold Sports Festival this year


WWE announced that NXT will be featured once again at this year’s Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio, taking place Saturday, March 5, and Sunday, March 6. The WWE Experience at the Arnold Sports Festival will run from 9AM to 5:30PM on Saturday and then from 10AM to 4PM on Sunday. Live matches, meet and greets, autograph signings, Q&A...

Vivid Entertainment publishes teaser of Sunny’s new sex tape


Days after going on TMZ and telling everyone that she would be okay to do a sex tape if the money is right, Tammy “Sunny” Sytch revealed that she in fact has already recorded a porno for Vivid Entertainment after she was offered more money. Sunny said that following Vivid’s chief Steve Hirsch initial offer of $100,000, he came back with an...

Special NXT tapings tonight to be held at the CFE Arena at UCF


NXT will be holding a special edition of their weekly television show tonight at the CFE Arena on the campus of University of Central Florida in conjunction with the Royal Rumble weekend in Orlando. The top three matches for tonight are Bayley vs Carmella for the NXT Women’s title, Sami Zayn vs Samoa Joe for the number one contender for the NXT...

CM Punk’s UFC deal runs for 8 fights

CM Punk

CM Punk told The Sun newspaper in the United Kingdom that his deal with the UFC runs for a total of eight fights, keeping the former WWE champion locked down for a few years with the MMA organization. Speaking about his debut, Punk said, “I expect all those people that think I’m gonna get knocked out in 10 seconds to be disappointed. I expect...

Daniel Bryan undergoes more concussion tests and passes

Daniel Bryan

The latest issue of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that Daniel Bryan underwent a series of concussion tests at the University of California (UCLA) and he passed all of them. That is the good news for the former WWE World Heavyweight champion however the bad news, and the one that really matters the most, is that WWE’s head doctor, Dr...

Total Divas season 5 episode 1 rating

Total Divas

The first episode of season 5 of Total Divas drew 1,115,000 viewers on Tuesday, the same number the season 4 finale pulled back at the end of September of last year. The new season did better than season 4’s first episode, which drew 970,000 viewers. (Ratings credit:

Impact rating for 01/19/2016

Impact Wrestling

TNA’s Impact Wrestling on Pop kept on increasing in viewership in its third week, with this week’s show getting 321,000 viewers, up from the 288,000 the show did last week. This week’s episode saw a main event featuring a last man standing match between EC3 and Matt Hardy for the TNA title, a match which Hardy won, regaining the TNA title...

WWE announces Superstars for Premium VIP and VIP tickets at Axxess

The Undertaker

WWE announced the Superstars who will be attending the Premium VIP and VIP Axxess sessions, starting on Friday, April 1. Just 24 hours before being inducted into the Hall of Fame, Sting kicks things off with a signing at 7PM. On Saturday, Roman Reigns appears at 10AM and then The Undertaker with a rare appearance at 3PM. On Sunday starting at 8AM...

Raw rating for 01/18/2016


The Royal Rumble go-home edition of Monday Night Raw did a total of 3,496,000 viewers, up 173,000 viewers from last week’s show however there was some bad news throughout the show. Hour one kicked off with a pretty solid 3,775,000 number, then went down to 3,591,000 in the second hour before falling way down to 3,123,000 in the third and final...