Author - Colin Vassallo

Jim Ross’ Twitter account hacked, announces his “death”

Jim Ross

Jim Ross’ Twitter was hacked earlier today and a tweet pointed to a JR “family statement” which announced his “death.” The statement linked to a Blogspot.co.uk entry where it said, “We are shocked and saddened to bring you the news that Jim Ross has sadly passed away. Long time friend @WhiteLeedsSite was with him at the time of his...

John Cena to wrap up filming FOX reality show in mid December

John Cena

An article in the Washington based The Dispatch has revealed that John Cena will finish filming his new reality TV show American Grit for FOX in December 16. The series is being filmed in Eatonville, Washington, with Little Mashell Falls and Pack Forest serving as the background for most of the filming. Cena is the host of the show which is a...

Raw after WrestleMania 32 pre-sale sells out fast

Raw

As expected, the tickets for the Raw after WrestleMania went pretty fast yesterday during the pre-sale held on Ticketmaster.com. All allocated tickets were snapped as nearly 100,000 wrestling fans are expected to be in the city for WrestleMania that weekend. The American Airlines Center seats up to almost 20,000. The rest of the remaining tickets...

Dana White scouting opponents for CM Punk’s first UFC fight

CM Punk

During an appearance on TSN’s Off The Record with Michael Landsberg, UFC President Dana White said that he is using his new show ‘Dana White: Looking for a fight’ to scout opponents for CM Punk. Punk, who signed with the UFC last year, has been busy training but his rumored first fight before the end of 2015 did not happen and now the UFC is...

TNA launches ‘The Asylum Years’ weekly show on YouTube

TNA

TNA launched a new one hour show yesterday titled The Asylum Years that will then air every Thursday night at 7PM EST exclusively on YouTube. The show will relive the “foundation on which Impact Wrestling was built on” at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds near TNA’s headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee. “We will start from the very beginning...

NXT Panel event to be held in Manchester, England

Finn Balor

An NXT panel event will be held in Manchester, England, during the upcoming NXT tour which will also include a Takeover event live from London on the WWE Network. The panel will be held on Sunday, December 13, at The Whiskey Jar located at 14 Tariff Street starting at 12:30PM. Greg Hamilton will be hosting the panel which will include NXT champion...

Mick Foley blogs about his son joining the WWE creative team

Mick Foley

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley wrote a blog on his Facebook page explaining how WWE hired his son Dewey to join the WWE creative team in a position that is reported to be a writer’s assistant. Foley wrote that Dewey was actually hired two months ago but will start in January. The reason it’s taking that long to start is because he had a prior...

Two Tough Enough competitors debut at NXT live event

Tough Enough

Two Tough Enough competitors made their NXT debut last night in a non-televised live event in Orlando, Florida. The male winner of the competition, Josh, was introduced to the crowd under the new name of Bronson Mathews. He only cut a promo saying that the year 2016 will be big for him and he has to prove he’s worth the $250,000 contract. Later...

Post-WrestleMania 32 Raw pre-sale now on

Raw

The pre-sale for the Raw after WrestleMania 32 kicked off this morning on Ticketmaster.com. The show will take place from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, and the pre-sale code to purchase tickets now before they go on sale to the general public is DALLAS. Ticket prices are $25, $35, $45, $55, $75, $95, and $125 for ringside. They go...

WWE Studios announces partnership with Codeblack Films

WWE Studios

WWE Studios and Codeblack Films today announced a partnership to co-produce and co-finance a slate of films, starting with the gritty action thriller, Brother’s Blood. Trey Songz is set to star and John Pogue will direct the film, which is written by Michael Finch, Karl Gajdusek, and Charles Murray. Brother’s Blood takes place on the mean...

WWE Network adds more classic footage from different promotions

WWE Network

WWE Network employees were pretty busy over the weekend as several new footage has made its way to the Vault section of the WWE Network. Episodes from Global Wrestling Federation, Stampede Wrestling, American Wrestling Association, and Smokey Mountain Wrestling have been added, joining new episodes from World Class Championship Wrestling and NWA...

Mick Foley’s son Dewey joining WWE’s creative team

WWE logo

SEScoops.com is reporting that Mick Foley’s son Dewey will start working with WWE after the Christmas holidays on the creative team. The 23 year old had been writing very detailed creative storylines on his personal blog which apparently caught the eye of people at WWE Headquarters. His blog at creativewwe.wordpress.com has now been set to...

Former WWE Diva Layla ties the knot

Layla

Former WWE Women’s and Divas champion Layla tied the knot last week, marrying former WWE Superstar Richard Young, better known to fans as Ricky Ortiz. The wedding was held at Christ Temple in Glendale, Arizona. Layla announced her retirement from the WWE at the end of July of this year after being used only a couple of times on television over...

Brad Maddox explains his dismissal from WWE

Brad Maddox

Former WWE Superstar Brad Maddox confirmed that the release from WWE last week came after a bad choice of word he uttered during a dark match at the Smackdown tapings. During his appearance on Busted Open SiriusXM Radio, Maddox said that he used the word “pricks” during a pre-match promo and it did not go down very well with those backstage...

Raw rating for 11/30/2015

Raw

This week’s Raw did 3,168,000 viewers, up from the 2,964,000 viewers it did last week which was a new low record in 20 years. The show only increased by 204,000 viewers compared to last week whereas last week the show dropped 328,000 viewers from the previous week. First hour did 3,309,000 viewers, followed by 3,190,000 in the second hour, and...

William Regal to host two live shows this month in the UK

William Regal

NXT coach William Regal will be holding two shows in the United Kingdom when NXT crosses the pond in a few days. William Regal: An Audience With A Wrestling Villain, a show presented by ErosComedy, will see Regal take center stage and demonstrates his diversity as a pure showman and old-school comedian, sharing more than 30 years of unforgettable...