Author - Colin Vassallo

Raw from Chicago tonight with Shane McMahon appearing

Shane McMahon

Monday Night Raw tonight is live from the home of one of the hottest wrestling crowds in the United States, Chicago, and the prodigal son Shane McMahon will be on Raw for the first time since his surprise return a few weeks ago. Brock Lesnar and The Undertaker are not advertised for tonight but Roman Reigns is scheduled to be there and so are Dean...

Big Boss Man is added to the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016

Big Boss Man

The WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 has just got some law enforcement addition as The Big Boss Man has just been announced as the latest member for this year’s ceremony. Big Boss Man, real name Ray Traylor, made his professional wrestling debut in 1985 as Big Bubba Rogers and wrestled for the UWF for a year before leaving for the WWE. Managed by...

NXT book by ECW Press set for release on April 1, 2017

NXT

ECW Press today announced the publication of NXT: The Future Is Now, a book written by Jon Robinson which will be released on April 1, 2017. The new book follows the rise of NXT from its conception to becoming WWE’s newest global brand. The preview of the book reads, “Learn how NXT came to be, from the opening of the WWE Performance Center to...

TNA announces 5 days of TV tapings at Universal Studios in Orlando

Impact Wrestling

TNA have announced five straight days of television tapings at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, starting on March 15 with a live Impact. All five days will taped at Soundstage 20. On March 16, tapings will start at 7PM and these will be Impact Wrestling tapings. There will be two tapings on March 17, one starting at 1PM which will be a One...

SummerSlam 2016 travel packages on sale next week

SummerSlam

If you’re still paying your credit card debt from your WrestleMania travel package and want to go to SummerSlam, well, you better pay it up quickly as packages for the 2016 SummerSlam go on sale on March 14 at Noon EST. Three different packages will be on sale – the Big Apple package, Platinum package, and Gold package. They all include a...

Roadblock WWE Network event advertised as three hour show

Roadblock

The Roadblock WWE Network event for Saturday, March 12, is being advertised as a three hour show on the WWE Network. Formerly known as March to WrestleMania, Roadblock will take place at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Canada, and will only be available on the WWE Network, similar to the Elimination Chamber and King of the Ring shows that WWE...

Charlotte match against Becky Lynch stopped after injury

Charlotte

WWE Divas champion Charlotte had to abandon her match against Becky Lynch last night at the non-televised live event in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after she got whacked in the nose. With injuries piling up in the lead up to WrestleMania, having the Divas champion injured is surely something that WWE wants to avoid. The incident happened when Lynch...

Emma knocked out by Asuka during NXT event

Emma

Yesterday’s non-televised NXT live event in Cleveland, Ohio, started off on the wrong foot as Emma got legit knocked out by her opponent Asuka. Asuka performed a combination of kicks and backhands on Emma and one kick to the face put Emma on the floor. The ref immediately checked on her as it looked like a stiff one but Emma tried to get up...

Smackdown rating for 03/03/2016

Smackdown

The March 3 episode of Smackdown drew a total of 2,491,000 viewers, an increase of nearly 100,000 viewers from last week even though the second hour went up against the Republican Presidential Debate on Fox News which drew 16.8 million viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

WrestleMania 32 is free for new WWE Network subscribers

WrestleMania 32

In a move that may raise some eyebrows and question the sanity of those making the decisions, WWE announced that WrestleMania 32 will be free for new WWE Network subscribers who sign up this month. WWE is using the #FreeWrestleMania hashtag to promote this news on their social media. This will be the first time that the show will be offered for...

Japanese wrestling legend Hayabusa passes away at age 47

No Image

Eiji Ezaki, better known to fans in the world of professional wrestling as Hayabusa, passed away at the age of 47 yesterday. The Japanese superstar died of a subarachnoid hemorrhage – bleeding in the brain for the non-medical ones – and an owner of a tavern found him in his home dead just hours before Hayabusa was supposed to perform...

Hulk Hogan vs Gawker jury selected, trial to start Monday

Hulk Hogan

The jury selection in the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial wrapped up today with the final 70 jurors making one more trip to the courtroom to see who are the unlucky ones who have to endure three weeks of courtroom drama. A total of nine jurors made the cut, including 3 alternates. Those who will be on the jury are 4 women and 2 men. Hundreds of...

WWE and Cricket Wireless announce multi-year agreement

WWE logo

Cricket Wireless and WWE announced today that they will team up with for a multi-year agreement, providing Cricket significant visibility and consumer engagement at WWE’s biggest events of the year, including WrestleMania, SummerSlam, Royal Rumble and Payback. WWE’s relationship with Cricket Wireless is highlighted by a sponsorship of WWE...

Bret Hart issues clarification on cancer comments by Jim Ross

Bret Hart

Bret Hart issued a statement on his Facebook page regarding his prostate cancer and the comments that Jim Ross made during The Gunz Show on 77 WABC Radio earlier this week. “I just want to clarify that, while the surgery went well and my doctors and I are optimistic, it is still way too early to declare that it’s now a non-issue. I will be...