Author - Colin Vassallo

25% off all orders on WWE Shop

WWE Shop is running a 25% off on all orders promotion which will run through tonight at 11:59PM PST using the code SAVE25 at checkout. The code will work for all t-shirts, including newest arrivals, DVDs, mugs, caps, and many other apparel found on the popular shopping portal. The code excludes all replica title belts, 2K17, memorabilia...

Finn Balor undergoes successful shoulder surgery

The first ever – and former – WWE Universal champion Finn Balor underwent successful shoulder surgery Birmingham, Alabama at the Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center. In charge of the operation was Dr. Jeffrey Dugas, the same doctor who fixed John Cena, Seth Rollins, Cesaro, and many others in the WWE. Balor is expected to be...

Women’s division on Smackdown gets its own title

The Women’s division on Smackdown was not left out last night on the show and just like the tag teams, the division also got its Smackdown Women’s title. The new champion will also be crowned at the Backlash WWE Network event, taking place on September 11. As expected, the Smackdown WWE Women’s title has the exact same design as...

Smackdown Tag Team title tournament kicks off

Smackdown’s tag team division finally got its own Tag Team titles and a tournament was announced last night on the show to crown the new Smackdown Tag Team champions. The winners of the tournament will be revealed at the Backlash pay-per-view, the Smackdown-only event taking place on September 11 exclusively on the WWE Network. The Tag Team...

Raw rating for 08/22/2016

The post-SummerSlam Monday Night Raw did only 3,315,000 viewers and while it’s better than the past two weeks when faced against the Olympics, it’s only 1,000 viewers more than the August 1 episode. The show had 400,000 more viewers than last week. Hour one did 3,462,000 viewers, followed by 3,370,000 viewers in the second hour, and then down...

Bayley debuts on Monday Night Raw

48 hours after losing her title re-match against Asuka, one of NXT’s most favorite stars, Bayley, made her Raw debut and will now be part of the Raw main roster. Bayley has been signed to a WWE deal since December 2012 and spent nearly four years down in developmental. During her time in NXT, Bayley climbed up the Women’s division ladder and...

The Dudley Boyz depart WWE

One year after returning to WWE on the Raw after SummerSlam, the Dudley Boyz said goodbye to the WWE Universe in the same arena that they made their return. Both Bubba Ray and D-Von wrote on Twitter before Raw that they would be leaving WWE so the Raw announcement was not a total surprise. The duo were thought to have signed a new deal weeks ago...

Jericho and Lesnar clash backstage after SummerSlam main event

Dave Meltzer is reporting that an altercation between Chris Jericho and Brock Lesnar went down backstage following the conclusion of SummerSlam, with the two getting physical after Jericho deemed that Lesnar was too reckless in the handling of the closing of the match. Jericho rushed to the Gorilla position to see what exactly was planned and when...

WWE Universal title vacant after Balor injury

Finn Balor’s reign as the new Universal champion came to an end already as the injury he suffered at SummerSlam will require surgery and several months out on the sidelines. Balor suffered the shoulder injury when he was powerbombed by Rollins on the barricade but he soldiered through the match, eventually winning the title. He was favoring...

Orton gets 10 staples to the head to close nasty laceration

Randy Orton was on the receiving end of 10 staples to the head to close a nasty laceration following two vicious Brock Lesnar elbow shots. The match was stopped and Lesnar was announced as the winner via TKO after blood started pouring down from Randy’s head, leaving a pool on the canvas like we haven’t seen over the past several years. The...

New WWE Universal champion Finn Balor suffers arm injury

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that the new WWE Universal champion Finn Balor suffered an arm injury during his match last night and there seems to be some fear that he will require surgery. Meltzer adds that the champ will be undergoing an evaluation today at Raw to determine how bad it is and he was walking around in a sling...

Samoa Joe suffers dislocated jaw at NXT Takeover

After the NXT Takeover match between Samoa Joe and Shinsuke Nakamura, the referee threw the X hand sign to signal to the back that there’s a legit injury. When Nakamura landed his first Kinshasa, he got Joe pretty good in the jaw and Joe was holding his mouth for a while. The second Kinshasa did the same damage, if not more, as Nakamura once...

WWE debuts the new Universal title…and fans hate it!

Finn Balor made history last night becoming the first ever WWE Universal champion, the new title that will be the top belt exclusively to the Raw brand going onward. The Universal title follows the same design of the WWE World title and the WWE Women’s title but has Universal Champion written in the bottom instead of Heavyweight Champion. The...

Nikki Bella returns at SummerSlam after 10 months out

After 10 months sidelined with a neck injury and a career-threatening neck surgery that followed, Nikki Bella returned to the ring last night at SummerSlam to team up with Natalya and Alexa Bliss, replacing Eva Marie. Nikki got great news in June from her doctor telling her that she can resume wrestling training and just a week or so ago she was...

Part 1 of CM Punk’s UFC documentary now online

Part 1 of the CM Punk documentary which is airing on FOX Sports leading up to his UFC debut is now online on the UFC YouTube channel. Titled The Evolution of Punk, this 4-part documentary series takes a look at CM Punk’s long road from leaving professional wrestling to singing with the UFC and preparing for his first professional mixed martial...