Author - Colin Vassallo

Bray Wyatt tells Matt Hardy no one would be #broken without him

Bray Wyatt

Bray Wyatt told Matt Hardy that without him “no one would’ve been #Broken in the first place,” responding to Hardy’s earlier tweet which was a reaction to the Wyatts/New Day segment which aired this past Monday on Raw. “Go ahead LIE and say it isn’t true #IamTheWay,” he added. Wyatt continued, “Love me or hate me, I am the...

John Cena hosting the ESPYS tonight on ABC

John Cena

John Cena will be making history tonight as the first ever wrestling personality to host the ESPYS, ESPN’s Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards. The award show is designed to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing the top achievements, moments and performers. It honors ESPN’s commitment to The V Foundation for Cancer...

Shane McMahon announces new Smackdown GM is chosen

Shane McMahon

On his Twitter today, Shane McMahon wrote that the Smackdown General Manager has been chosen and will be revealed live this Monday on Raw, one day before the brand splits again. “I’m very excited to announce that terms were agreed to today with the new SmackDown GM,” McMahon wrote. Meanwhile, if the screenshots floating around are not fake...

Moose debuts for TNA

Moose

Quinn Ojinnaka, the former American football player known to wrestling fans as Moose, started with TNA yesterday and made his first televised appearance during the Impact tapings. The 32 year old played for the NFL’s New England Patriots, St. Louis Rams, and Indianapolis Colts during his career but has not played football since October 2012...

5 alternates for the WWE Cruiserweight Classic tournament named

WWE Cruiserweight Classic

WWE announced five alternates for the WWE Cruiserweight Classic series on the WWE Network just in case there are injuries or someone fails to make the 205lbs weight limit. The five are Aaron Solow (USA), Jesus Yurnet (Puerto Rico), Jessy Sorensen (USA), Vandal Ortagun (Turkey), and Kai Katana (USA). Perhaps the most recognizable name from the...

Raw rating for 07/11/2016

Raw

Raw this week drew a total of 3,170,000 viewers, up over half a million viewers from last week’s 4th of July edition. It’s also up from the previous week’s 3.09 million viewers but considering there was the hype of the return of Vince McMahon, it was far from a home run. Hour one pulled 3,042,000 viewers, hour two had 3,239,000 viewers, and...

Three new matches announced for Battleground 2016

Battleground

Three new matches were made official for the Battleground pay-per-view, including two title matches. The United States title will be defended by Rusev as he takes on the former Intercontinental champion Zack Ryder in a rematch from last week’s Raw. The Miz will also defend his IC title against the winner of last night’s battle royal, Darren...

Wyatts vs New Day takes a TNA Final Deletion turn

Wyatt Family

WWE took a page out of TNA’s Final Deletion book on Raw last night providing a similar scenario in the latest between The New Day and The Wyatt Family feud. It was The New Day who went to visit The Wyatts in the woods and it was all shot similar to a horror movie including a score playing in the background and creepy editing to the whole...

McMahon appoints Raw and Smackdown commissioners, GMs next week

Vince McMahon

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon returned to Raw last night and appointed Shane McMahon as the new commissioner of Smackdown. His sister Stephanie will be the commissioner of Monday Night Raw. Although they are now “commissioners,” McMahon instructed both of them to appoint a General Manager of each show next week and if they don’t he will...

Taz and The Rock clear the air over promo segment saga

Taz

The Rock sent in a video message to Taz and his fans to play on The Taz Show to clear the air about the whole Hump Day Promos vs Rock The Promo saga. Before the video played, Taz explained the whole story on what went down and communicated with Brian Gewirtz, former Raw creative head writer and now employee of The Rock, to get through The...

Eric Bischoff teases fans on Smackdown GM role

Eric Bischoff

It seems that Eric Bischoff is having some fun on Twitter by teasing fans on the upcoming Smackdown General Manager role. Asked by a fan if he would ever return to play the role, Bischoff replied, “Stay tuned….its @WWE. Anything can happen.” The former WCW President has not appeared on WWE live television since December 2007 when he made...

Survivor Series 2016 tickets pre-sale code

survivorseries

W-O readers Mark Stanley and Steve Alleyne sent in word that the pre-sale code for the Survivor Series is WWEPPV. Ticketmaster.com is selling the tickets for the event which will take place on November 20 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto. Ticket prices, in Canadian Dollars, are $30, $55, $85, $150, $175, $300, and $500 for ringside. The...

WWE stocks go up after $4 billion UFC sale is announced

WWE logo

With the announced sale of the UFC, WWE stocks immediately went up over 2% and are trading at $19.97 a piece at time of this writing. Earlier this morning, the UFC issued a press release announcing that WME | IMG will be acquiring the organization for a reported $4 billion. The Fertitta brothers bought the UFC in 2001 for just $2 million. Once the...

Two matches announced for tomorrow’s Raw

Raw

Apart from the Vince McMahon return on tomorrow’s Monday Night Raw, two matches have already been announced. Shane and Stephanie will also be on the show after missing last week’s throw-away 4th of July episode. The first one is a United States title match with Rusev defending the title against Zack Ryder. The second is a battle royal to...

Did Taz and The Rock kiss and make up?

The Rock

Seems like The Rock and Taz have come to some sort of an agreement after a public spat on Twitter last week following the announcement of The Rock’s new YouTube show Rock The Promo. Taz did not appreciate The Rock “hacking” him since he has done something similar every week on his radio show in a segment titled Hump Day Promos. Taz called...

SummerSlam 2016 commercial airs during UFC 200

SummerSlam

A WWE SummerSlam commercial, specifically focused on Lesnar vs Orton, aired during the UFC 200 pay-per-view last night although the video was only for home viewers and never made it to the live audience. The video was a thank you from the UFC for WWE allowing Brock Lesnar to participate at UFC 200. This deal was never done before and it could be...

Lesnar gets massive payday for UFC 200, over 3x than his opponent

UFC 200

Kevin Iole from Yahoo! Sports wrote on Twitter that Brock Lesnar received a total of $2.5 million for his fifteen minute fight last night against Mark Hunt at UFC 200. And that’s just the base salary, not counting any additional bonuses he will get once the PPV buys are confirmed. That figure is way, way more than what he ever received before in...