Author - Colin Vassallo

Brock Lesnar steps back into the Octagon tonight at UFC 200

It’s tiiiiiiime! The last time Brock Lesnar stepped into the Octagon for a UFC pay-per-view was December 30, 2011, fighting Alistair Overeem in a fight that did not end too well for the former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion. Tonight, it’s sort of redemption. Free from diverticulitis – the problem that kept him from being 100% while in...

Vince McMahon returning to Raw on Monday

With the ratings taking a dive week after week, Vince McMahon is returning to Raw this coming Monday with WWE.COM teasing that he might be making an executive decision on the running of Smackdown between Shane and Stephanie…or choosing a different GM altogether. This Raw will be the penultimate one before the brand extension and the draft that...

Smackdown rating for 07/07/2016

Smackdown this week drew 2,241,000 viewers, up 161,000 viewers from last week’s 2,080,000 number. The show was beaten by several news broadcasts during the two hours it ran as news networks covered the Dallas shooting. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Brock Lesnar makes weight for UFC 200 weighing in at 265.5lbs

Brock Lesnar weighed in at 265.5lbs earlier today for his fight against Mark Hunt and looked absolutely ripped during the public weigh-ins tonight. Usually Lesnar weighs around closer to the 300lbs mark for his WWE matches. WWE carried the live feed of the weigh-in on WWE.COM and the YouTube channel, continuing the promotion of the match online...

All WWE replica titles on sale for one day only

All WWE replica titles are currently on sale on WWE Shop with markdowns of up to 30%, a sale which is only good for today and will expire at 2:59AM EST. The brand new WWE Women’s title is also part of the sale, the first time that there’s a discount on the latest WWE title to the family. The proper replica is now $344.99 from $429.99 while the...

Brock Lesnar’s fight taken off main event spot at UFC 200

The main event for UFC 200 has been changed once again, the third swap and second in an as many days with Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt now set to go second from last after they were fired into the main event by the UFC. The original main event was Daniel Cormier vs Jon Jones but after Jones was popped by USADA for a potential substance violation...

Randy Orton to face Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam 2016

Randy Orton will be returning to the ring and will be facing Brock Lesnar at this year’s SummerSlam. The announcement was made yesterday on Smackdown in a segment which was inserted in post-production. Orton has been out of action since late September 2015 and had to undergo shoulder surgery. His recovery took longer than expected and by the...

Impact Wrestling moving back to Thursday nights from July 21

TNA President Dixie Carter announced on Twitter that Impact Wrestling is once again moving nights, going back to Thursdays with a new time slot of 8PM EST starting July 21. The move is to avoid going head to head with Smackdown which moves to Tuesday nights starting July 19. Impact has switched days several times ever since it started. On Spike TV...

WWE sending the big guns for Wizard World Comic Con Chicago

WWE is sending the big guns for the Wizard World Comic Con Chicago next month with John Cena, Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, Sasha Banks, The Bella Twins and Becky Lynch all attending. “We’re very excited to have such a large group of incredibly talented WWE® Superstars attending Wizard World Chicago,” said John Maatta, CEO of Wizard World...

WWE.COM publishes UFC videos promoting Lesnar’s UFC 200 fight

With Brock Lesnar – an under-contract WWE Superstar – now in the main event of UFC 200, WWE is now help “promoting” the fight, uploading different UFC-produced videos of Lesnar preparing for his fight against Mark Hunt on both the WWE YouTube account and WWE.COM. There are two videos on WWE.COM so far, one of 7 minutes explaining...

The Final Deletion lives up to the hype

On Tuesday night, TNA probably delivered their best segment in the show’s history, a Jeff vs Matt Hardy match that saw Broken Matt finally defeat Brother Nero. Shot completely different from your typical wrestling match, the Final Deletion took place in Cameron, North Carolina in a backyard ring that had no TNA logos at all. The match was filmed...

Impact rating for 07/05/2016

Helped by the much-hyped Final Deletion match between Jeff and Matt Hardy, TNA Impact drew a record of 410,000 viewers on POP TV, up 112,000 viewers from last week. Impact’s previous best number was on May 23 with 359,000 viewers tuning in. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Raw rating for 07/04/2016

The Independence Day edition of Monday Night Raw got the worst number in well over 20 years and it was expected considering the show has been doing really low numbers compared to months before. Raw did 2,658,000 viewers, down 435,000 viewers from the previous week. Hour one did 2,663,000 viewers, followed by 2,668,000 viewers in the second hour...

Brock Lesnar now in the main event of UFC 200

UFC President Dana White announced yesterday that Brock Lesnar will now be the main event of UFC 200 after Jon Jones was flagged for a potential anti-doping violation stemming from a June 16 test by USADA. White called a quick press conference at MGM Grand to announce the news, which he called “super, super disappointing.” Daniel...

No Lesnar opponent announced at Smackdown tapings

At the Smackdown tapings yesterday there was no mention of Brock Lesnar’s opponent for SummerSlam so it looks like the announcement will be made in post-production to give fans a reason to tune in. WWE mentioned on Raw that Brock’s opponent will be made on the show and fans who were live in the arena expected the announcement. But since it...

WWE television expands to 17 Pacific Islands with new deal

WWE and Digicel Ltd. today announced a new agreement to broadcast Raw and Smackdown in the Pacific Islands. Beginning this Thursday, Digicel Play subscribers in Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and the other Pacific Islands will be able to watch WWE’s flagship programs on TVWAN Action for the first time. Raw will air weekly at 5 pm every...