Author - Colin Vassallo

Santino Marella and Cameron also released from WWE

Santino Marella

Following the release of Alex Riley, Hornswoggle, El Torito, and Zeb Colter, WWE also announced the departures of Santino Marella and Cameron. Santino Marella had a memorable debut on Monday Night Raw in Milan, Italy, defeating the Intercontinental champion Umaga to win the title thanks to the assistance of Bobby Lashley. His debut in 2007 came...

It’s Black Friday at WWE with several Superstars released

Hornswoggle

It’s Black Friday at WWE today as 4 WWE Superstars have been released so far and more could be on the way out by the day is over. Those announced that have received the pink slip are Hornswoggle, Alex Riley, El Torito and Zeb Colter. The 29 year old Hornswoggle, real name Dylan Postl, has been signed with WWE since 2006 and made his debut in May...

Bobby Heenan in hospital for the next few days

Bobby Heenan

WWE Hall of Famer Bobby “The Brain” Heenan is currently in hospital after falling at home. The news was originally reported by his long-time friend Mean Gene Okerlund on Twitter yesterday. Heenan’s wife Cynthia wrote that the legendary manager will stay in hospital for the next 72 hours due to low blood pressure and thanked all the fans for...

WWE’s Global Cruiserweight Series receives a new name

WWE logo

The upcoming WWE Global Cruiserweight Series tournament has received a new name and WWE is now marketing it as the Cruiserweight Classic. Qualifying matches are currently being held at a few independent promotions in the United States and in the United Kingdom with the winners advancing to the 32-man tournament which will be filmed at Full Sail...

NXT TV tonight to feature the debut of Eric Young

Eric Young

The NXT show tonight on the WWE Network will feature the debut of former TNA champion Eric Young, who confronted the brand new NXT champion and old TNA colleague Samoa Joe. Young, along with Bobby Roode, quit TNA on March 19 and both were expected to make the transition to WWE. While Bobby Roode has appeared at NXT Takeover: Dallas and even...

Raw rating for 05/02/2016

Raw

The post-Payback Monday Night Raw rebounded a little bit in the ratings with an average of 3,432,000, up 304,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 3,458,000 viewers, hour two did 3,457,000, and hour three finished the night with 3,383,000 viewers. The NBA Playoffs dominated the night and Raw was #3, #4, and #5 overall for the night in...

Ryback releases statement on his problems and status with WWE

Ryback

In a long statement, WWE Superstar Ryback confirmed that it was him who requested to be taken off WWE television until he and Vince “could get a yes or no on a new deal.” Ryback said that the problem with a new deal has been a major strain and has been since his Intercontinental title run and was told during the weekend that he needs to go...

3 NXT on the road live events added to June calendar

NXT

June is looking like one of the busiest for NXT as apart from the television tapings, Takeover, and the UK tour, three on the road dates have been added to the calendar. On June 2 NXT visits Evansville, Indiana for a show at the Old National Events Place, followed by a return to Nashville, Tennessee the next day at the War Memorial Auditorium, and...

WWE Women’s and Tag Team titles to be defended at Extreme Rules

Natalya

Two new matches were announced for the Extreme Rules pay-per-view which takes place in just three weeks time in Newark, New Jersey at the Prudential Center. The WWE Women’s title will be on the line as Charlotte defends against Natalya in a submission match while the WWE Tag Team titles will also be up for grabs with The New Day taking on The...

Ryback sent home following disagreements over new contract

Ryback

PWInsider.com is reporting that Ryback has been sent home over disagreements regarding his new contract and it looks like a Ryback return is not looking good. Ryback has been stuck wrestling during the Kickoff matches at the past few pay-per-views and during an interview while on tour in Dubai he expressed his disappointment in how he’s being...

Hulk Hogan files second lawsuit against Gawker

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan is having another go at Gawker, filing a second lawsuit against the company for “intentionally inflicted emotional distress upon him by leaking a sealed transcript of surreptitiously recorded private oral communications in a bedroom to the media.” Hogan and his legal team are sure that Gawker were the ones responsible for...

Extreme Rules 2016 main event set as all McMahons agree to match

Extreme Rules

The next WWE pay-per-view, Extreme Rules, is only three weeks away and the main event was announced last night at the end of the Payback pay-per-view. After a count-out and a disqualification endings, Roman Reigns eventually successfully defended the WWE World Heavyweight title by pinning AJ Styles. But WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon wasn’t...

Mix and match buy one get one free offer on WWE Shop

WWEShop

WWE Shop is running a mix and match buy one get one free on select t-shirts, a promotion that ends at 2:59AM EST tomorrow. T-shirts featuring the likes of Shinsuke Nakamura, AJ Styles, Samoa Joe, Sami Zayn, Cesaro, Triple H, NXT, The Rock, Shane McMahon, Wyatt Family, Kevin Owens, WrestleMania 32, and many others are available as part of this...