Author - Colin Vassallo

Jericho’s podcast with Cena is third most viewed Network special

Chris Jericho

The Chris Jericho podcast on the WWE Network with the U.S. champion John Cena was the third most watched WWE Network special since the Network launched, not counting live PPV shows. The top two broadcasts are the Stone Cold podcasts with the Vince McMahon interview ranked up top followed by Triple H’s interview. The high viewership that such...

Linda Hogan selling mansion in Simi Valley

Linda Bollea

The Tampa Bay Tribune is reporting that Linda Hogan, the ex-wife of WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan, is selling her Simi Valley mansion in California for $5.5 million. The property was purchased after she divorced Hulk. The mansion has 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, a pool with water slide and waterfalls, a detached guest house, 1 acre private lake with...

Lilian Garcia’s knee surgery a success

Lilian Garcia

Lilian Garcia’s knee surgery was done yesterday and Garcia noted on her Twitter that the surgery was a success. Garcia thanked fans for the get well messages and said that rehab starts next week. The Raw ring announcer tore her meniscus which required surgery to repair so she is missing the European tour that is being held at the moment...

Royal Rumble and Fastlane 2016 locations revealed

Royal Rumble

The locations for the first two WWE pay-per-views of 2016 were revealed in documents that WWE has provided for a lawsuit they have filed to prevent the unauthorized selling of merchandise around the areas where shows will be held. The Royal Rumble, which kicks off the PPV calendar year, will take place at the Amway Arena in Orlando, Florida, and...

Lilian Garcia to undergo knee surgery for torn meniscus

Lilian Garcia

WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia announced on her Twitter that she has a torn meniscus in her right knee and is undergoing surgery to repair the problem. “I wish I could be overseas with everybody, I miss you guys terribly,” Garcia said in a video posted on her Twitter account. With Garcia out, her ring announcing duties for Monday’s Raw in...

WWE sued by three former wrestlers

WWE HQ

TMZ.COM is reporting that three more former WWE wrestlers have sued the company filing a lawsuit almost similar to those filed by Nelson Frazier Jr.’s widow and Billy Jack Haynes. The wrestlers who have sued the WWE “on behalf of all current and former wrestlers” who have in some way shape or form suffered brain damage are Big Russ...

Bella Twins open up about AJ Lee and Raw chants

Bella Twins

As part of the European tour, several WWE Superstars and Divas are doing media rounds and British-based DigitalSpy caught up with Nikki and Brie Bella to talk about life in the WWE. When the subject of AJ Lee retiring was brought up, Brie said she was shocked by the news because she was having a great career in the WWE. She mentioned that the...

The Marine 4: Moving Target out on Digital HD today

Summer Rae

The Marine 4: Moving Target, the WWE Studios movie featuring The Miz and Summer Rae, was released on Digital HD today. This is the second time that The Miz has fronted The Marine franchise following John Cena and Ted DiBiase. Summer Rae became the first WWE Diva to appear in a WWE Studios film. It was filmed last year in British Columbia for a...

Paul Bearer’s WWE Hall of Fame ring sold for $22,000

Paul Bearer

Paul Bearer’s WWE Hall of Fame ring was sold on eBay today for a whopping $22,000. “This is a 100% authentic WWE Hall of Fame Ring. It was acquired though a family member after Bearer’s death in 2013,” said the description of the listing. It was sold by someone who has the eBay username ‘dansdiscountsfwb.’ Paul Bearer was inducted into...

WWE nominated for 19th Annual Webby Awards

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WWE Network and the WWE App have been nominated for the 19th Annual Webby Awards with WWE one of five finalists in the Mobile Sites & Apps: Entertainment category. WWE was also named as an honoree in six additional categories: Overall Social Presence, Social Content & Marketing, Entertainment, Social Content & Marketing, Events (for...

USA Network President talks WWE in Variety interview

WWE HQ

Speaking to Variety, USA Network President Chris McCumber said that WWE is such an iconic American brand that it feels “thematically right” to have the company’s two biggest shows on their network. “Having more live programing is a good thing for this network. Having Smackdown and doubling down on WWE is important to us,” he...

Battleground 2015 PPV tickets pre-sale kicks off

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Tickets for the Battleground pay-per-view which takes place on Sunday, July 19, will go on sale to the general public this Saturday, April 11. A pre-sale started this morning and will end on Friday at 10PM CDT. You can use the code KPNTPPV to unlock tickets at Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices are $25, $50, $75, $100, $125, $300, and $450 plus...

Kurt Angle recounts how WWE blew him off last year

Kurt Angle

In an interview on Sports Illustrated, Olympic gold medalist and TNA champion Kurt Angle revealed that WWE basically blew him off when he called for work at the end of last year after his contract with TNA ran out. Angle said that when he called McMahon, Vince told him to talk to Paul (Triple H) as he was in charge of talent and when he called...

Junk Food Clothing releases new line of WWE apparel

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Junk Food Clothing, a vintage company t-shirt, has started producing WWE t-shirts and their line of clothing is already on the WWEShop.com website. Current t-shirts include those of the Ultimate Warrior, Dolph Ziggler, Seth Rollins, Sting, John Cena, Roman Reigns, and others as well as shirts, hoodies, and women tank tops featuring WWE Divas. Junk...

Destination America records best ever quarter thanks to TNA

TNA

Destination America, the home of TNA’s Impact Wrestling, issued a press release announcing that it has recorded its best first quarter ever thanks to the introduction of TNA on the network. Impact Wrestling premiered on Destination America on January 7, 2015 ranking as the 6th most social television program for the evening with...

Scott Steiner denying accusations from Hogan and his wife

Scott Steiner

Former WCW champion Scott Steiner is denying all the accusations against him brought forward by Hulk Hogan and his wife Jennifer after an alleged incident at the San Jose airport the week of WrestleMania. Steiner says he did not put his hands on Jennifer although he did admit approaching her to voice his “disappointment” – to put it very...

Update on the WrestleMania 32 hotel promotion

WrestleMania 32

The Wrestling-Online.com hotel promotion for WrestleMania 32 will be launched later this week. The demand is big and rooms at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, are expected to sell out. We will do our very best to allocate more rooms by working closely with the hotel as soon as the block is full up. If you try and book and you get a sold out notice please...