Author - Colin Vassallo

The Undertaker advertised for Smackdown on November 15

The Undertaker is being advertised for the November 15 Smackdown on both WWE.COM and on the website of the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The Undertaker’s photo is the first one on WWE.COM under the Featured Superstars area appearing at the event, along with Dean Ambrose, AJ Styles, Randy Orton, The Miz, and Bray...

Smackdown teams for the Survivor Series nearly complete

During the MizTV segment last night on Smackdown Live, General Manager Daniel Bryan announced the five members who will be part of the male Team Smackdown for the Survivor Series. Randy Orton, Baron Corbin, Bray Wyatt, Dean Ambrose, and WWE World Heavyweight champion AJ Stlyes will make up the team who will take on Team Raw in the traditional...

Gawker Media founder Nick Denton comments on Hogan settlement

In a blog piece titled “A hard peace,” Gawker founder Nick Denton said that after four years of litigation funded by a billionaire with a grudge, the saga is finally over and a settlement has been reached. Despite saying that they were all confident that the Florida appeals court would reduce or eliminate the $140 million judgment, Denton...

Gawker settles with Hulk Hogan for $31 million in cash

LawNewz.com is reporting that Gawker Media has settled with Hulk Hogan for $31 million in cash plus a percentage of the proceeds from the sale of the company according to documents filed in court today. David Houston, Hogan’s attorney said, “As with any negotiation for resolution, all parties have agreed it is time to move on.” The...

WWE announces new weekly in-ring WWE Network show titled 205 Live

WWE today announced a new one-hour weekly wrestling program called 205 Live, showcasing WWE’s new Cruiserweight division. It will premiere Tuesday, November 29 at 10PM EST, exclusively on WWE Network. The show will have Mauro Ranallo as the play-by-play commentator with Corey Graves as the color commentator. While not exactly explained, this...

Raw rating for 10/31/2016

Monday Night Raw drew its second lowest rating in over two decades with just 2,600,000 viewers tuning in, down 219,000 viewers from last week’s show. The Hell In A Cell fallout and an appearance from Goldberg in the first hour did nothing to improve the number, with hour one starting with 2,747,000 viewers, then 2,617,000 viewers in the second...

Most expensive WrestleMania travel package sold out

The Sunshine WrestleMania travel package, the most expensive out of the five available travel packages being advertised by WWE, has sold out. The package had a starting price of $5,900 and was packed with best WrestleMania experience, including row 1-4 ticket for WrestleMania 33, NXT, Raw, and Smackdown, a reception with WWE Superstars, Premium...

Raw’s Survivor Series teams start to take shape

The Raw teams for the Survivor Series started to take shape last night on Monday Night Raw with members for the tag teams, male, and female teams announced. Raw and Smackdown will go head-to-head in three traditional 5-on-5 Survivor Series elimination matches as the show goes back to its roots for the 30th annual edition. Joining team Raw for the...

TNA issues statement on UK television situation

Shortly after Challenge TV announced that they are dropping TNA starting January 2017, TNA issued a statement and somewhat took a dig at their UK partners, saying that they know their amazing fans in the United Kingdom “do not want to wait 3-5 days” to watch the program after it airs in the US. “In today’s world, spoilers are inevitable...

WWE kicks off second European tour of 2016 tomorrow

WWE kicks off their second European tour of the year tomorrow with 22 live events in 12 days. They will visit a total of 8 different countries including one outside Europe. The tour kicks off on 11/2 at the Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany. It’s one of only two days that there are no double events on the same day. On 11/3 there will be a show at...

UK broadcaster Challenge drops TNA effective January 2017

The bad news for TNA keeps rolling in as Challenge, the British broadcaster which is the home of TNA in the United Kingdom, announced today that they are not renewing their deal with the company.     “We know that many TNA fans will be disappointed to hear this, but we wanted to let you all know that as of January 2017, Challenge...

Billy Corgan gives first public comments following court ruling

In his first public comments since Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle shot down his request for a restraining order against TNA, Billy Corgan said that he’s “in no way disappointed” in the ruling, but grateful that the judge considered the case. “It’s important to note is these proceedings have brought forth facts which illuminate business...

Jason Brown from Aroluxe expected to lead TNA

The man who is expected to lead TNA going forward is Jason Brown, the Chief Executive Officer of Aroluxe. Despite the fact that Anthem Sports & Entertainment will own the majority of TNA, Brown from Aroluxe is getting the TNA CEO role on a three year deal according to documents revealed in court last week. Aroluxe is the company in charge of...

Billy Corgan loses temporary restraining order case against TNA

The Tennessean investigative reporter Nate Rau reported just minutes ago that TNA President Billy Corgan lost his temporary restraining order case against TNA as Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle sided with TNA. “Judge strikes down Corgan’s request for a temporary restraining order; Big win for Dixie and TNA,” he wrote on Twitter. Corgan was...

WWE wins big at the W3 Awards

WWE issued a press release today announcing they won 5 Gold and 12 Silver W3 Awards along with the Best In Show award. The WrestleMania 31 campaign won the Best In Show award for WWE’s efforts in social content and marketing. The 5 Gold awards went to WWE.COM for all the features, WWE Network for visual appeal, the WWE App in mobile apps/sites...

Hell In A Cell fallout and Goldberg tonight on Monday Night Raw

Monday Night Raw tonight will have the fallout from last night’s Hell In A Cell, a pay-per-view that crowned two new champions: Brian Kendrick and Charlotte. With the last PPV before Survivor Series now out of the window, Raw needs to assemble three teams featuring five male, five female, and five tag teams that will wrestle their Smackdown...