Author - Colin Vassallo

Shane McMahon returns to Raw and gets WrestleMania match

Shane McMahon

Almost exactly six years ago after he left the company, Shane McMahon returned to Monday Night Raw to a massive pop that rolled back the years and injected some new life into WrestleMania. Shane came out during the opening segment to interrupt Stephanie McMahon’s speech about receiving the Vincent J. McMahon Legacy of Excellence Award and...

Daniel Bryan Night at Madison Square Garden on March 25

Daniel Bryan

The Madison Square Garden website has updated its information for the upcoming WWE non-televised live event for March 25 and is now listing it as a Daniel Bryan Night. The recently retired former WWE World Heavyweight champion will be at Madison Square Garden as WWE honors the “Yes!” man one more time just a week before WrestleMania...

The Godfather to be inducted into the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame

WWE Hall of Fame

There will be ho train coming to Dallas as WWE today announced that The Godfather will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016. The 54 year old behind the gimmick is Charles Wright, a California native who made his pro wrestling debut in 1989 for the USWA as The Soultaker. After a couple of years with USWA, Wright received a call to...

The road to WrestleMania 32 stars today!

WrestleMania 32

The road to WrestleMania 32 officially starts today with 40 days to go and no other pay-per-views in between between now and then. With the main event of HHH vs Reigns set, the focus now also shifts on other matches and up until this point there’s no clear indication of what those might be. Tonight’s Raw will take place from the Joe Louis...

John Cena says it’s make or break time

John Cena

John Cena has once again teased an early return to the ring by writing another tweet saying he’s been putting in 12 hours a day as he recovers from a torn rotator cuff surgery he underwent just six weeks ago. “Putting in 12 hours a day for the past 6 weeks to try and defy science. It’s make or break,” Cena said. It’s not the first...

WWE officially unveils Shinsuke Nakamura

Shinsuke Nakamura

Today WWE officially announced the signing of former IWGP Heavyweight and Intercontinental champion Shinsuke Nakamura during a press conference held at Hard Rock Cafe in Tokyo, Japan. Nakamura arrived earlier this month in the United States after wrapping up his NJPW duties. “Talent is the lifeblood of our company, and the signing of Shinsuke...

WrestleMania 32 main event set

Roman Reigns

Barring any injuries or fan revolt, the WrestleMania 32 main event was set up last night at the end of Fastlane as WWE World Heavyweight champion Triple H will be defending the gold against number one contender Roman Reigns. Reigns had to go through crowd favorites Dean Ambrose and Brock Lesnar to book his ticket to the main event but the fans...

Fastlane 2016 results

Fastlane

Here are the results from last night’s Fastlane which took place from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Kalisto defeated Alberto Del Rio in a 2 out of 3 falls match to retain the United States title. Kalisto won the first fall, Del Rio won the second, and Kalisto got the third pin for the victory; Sasha Banks and Becky Lynch...

Cena discusses chances of making WrestleMania with FOX Sports

John Cena

John Cena was the honorary pace car driver today at the 58th annual Daytona 500 and was interviewed by FOX Sports about his chances of being at WrestleMania 32 on April 3. Just six weeks out from rotator cuff surgery, Cena said, “Percentage-wise, I’m somewhere between zero and 100. That’s a safe estimation for me.” He then...

Paige OK with the term Diva…but not with the Divas title design

Paige

WWE Diva Paige had a Q&A panel at the Portland Comic Con this weekend and was asked about the current Divas title design and if WWE should drop the term Diva altogether in favor of bringing the Women’s title back. The former champion said that when she initially came to WWE, she wanted them to remove the word Diva but ever since she started...

Edge & Christian return to WWE television tonight

Edge & Christian

Edge and Christian will return on WWE television tonight, first at Fastlane, and then with their own show on the WWE Network. The dynamic duo welcome WWE tag team champions The New Day to The Cutting Edge Peep Show during Fastlane to continue something that started back in September of last year. During the September 7 edition of Raw, a few hours...

Roman Reigns is favorite in online betting for Fastlane win

Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns is the favorite among online bookmakers to win the triple treat match tonight with odds at 1/6 in his favor, with Dean Ambrose second at 5/1 and Brock Lesnar a distant 9/1. In the title matches, Charlotte is at 2/9 to retain against Brie Bella who is at 3/1. Kevin Owens stands at 1/5 against Dolph Ziggler who is at 100/30. Kalisto is...

Fastlane 2016 live on WWE Network tonight

Fastlane

Live from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, WWE presents Fastlane on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Dean Ambrose vs Roman Reigns vs Brock Lesnar in a triple threat match to determine the number one contender for the WWE World Heavyweight title; Kevin Owens vs Dolph Ziggler for the Intercontinental title; Charlotte vs Brie...

Finn Balor comes out dressed as Bayley at NXT event in Albany

Finn Balor

Finn Balor and Bayley are having the time of their lives at NXT and it was evident at last night’s non-televised NXT live event in Albany, New York. After the main event was over, Balor walked to the back and Bayley came out to the top of the stage and waited for a few seconds before her theme song kicked in and Balor came out dressed as...

AXS TV gives sneak peek of Jim Ross doing commentary for NJPW

Jim Ross

AXS TV, the home of New Japan Pro Wrestling in the United States, has uploaded a sneak peek of WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross calling the action with Josh Barnett. Ross will make his NJPW AXS TV debut on March 4 which will feature WWE NXT’s Shinsuke Nakamura vs Hirooki Goto. This is Ross’ first full-time commentary gig since leaving WWE and his...

Steve Austin tries cocktails for the first time…

Steve Austin

BuzzFeed, known for their often hilarious videos, has invited WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin to try out several cocktails for the first time to see how they stack up against his favorite alcohol beverage – beer! “I’m not sure what the fuck this is but I’m about to find out,” Austin said when he was given a Birthdaytini...

WWE supporting its largest ever staff on payroll

WWE HQ

In their latest 10-K filings with the United States Securities and Exchange, WWE revealed that as of February 2016 they had 840 employees, their largest ever payroll. The addition of employees was due to more manpower needed to run and operate the WWE Network and original shows. Apart from in-house employees, WWE has contracted personnel for their...