Author - Colin Vassallo

Raw rating for 03/07/2017

The post-Fastlane Raw last night drew a total of 3,216,000 viewers, up 124,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one started with 3,318,000 viewers, then went up to 3,380,000 viewers for the second hour, before crashing down to 2,950,000    in the third and final hour. Between hour two and hour three, Raw lost a total of 430,000...

The Undertaker returns on Raw, chokeslams Roman Reigns

At this year’s Royal Rumble, Roman Reigns dumped The Undertaker out of the 30-man over-the-top rope match and Taker returned last night on Raw for some payback. When Braun Strowman called out Roman Reigns in the final segment of the show, The Undertaker’s theme song hit the speakers much to the surprise of fans in Chicago. Strowman eventually...

Matt Hardy files trademark application for Broken gimmick

ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that Matt Hardy has applied to trademark his Broken Matt Hardy gimmick with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The application is for “Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibits and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer.” It also lists the date of April 20, 2016 as the...

DirecTV not airing WrestleMania 33 on pay-per-view

For the third year in a row, one of the largest pay-per-view providers in the United States, DirecTV, is not offering WrestleMania 33 on traditional pay-per-view. DirecTV severed all ties with WWE in April 2014 following the introduction of the WWE Network. WrestleMania XXX from New Orleans was the last pay-per-view that DirecTV aired. The...

Raw Women’s and U.S. title matches set for WrestleMania 33

Two matches were made official for WrestleMania last night on Monday Night Raw, with the United States and Raw Women’s titles on the line. Former best friends Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens will fight each other for Jericho’s United States title. Jericho’s distraction at Fastlane caused Owens the Universal title against Goldberg so now KO...

Rick Rude announced for the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017

In a decision long overdue, “Ravishing” Rick Rude was announced as the newest member of the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017. Rude, who passed away in 1999 at the age of 40, was one of the most gifted wrestlers and wrestled for the NWA, WCCW, Jim Crockett, WWE, WCW, and ECW. Trained under Eddie Sharkey, Rude made his professional wrestling debut...

SummerSlam 2017 travel packages on sale now

Travel packages for this year’s SummerSlam have been released, with three different packages – Gold, Platinum, and Big Apple – for sale staring today. All three packages include a SummerSlam ticket, an NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III ticket, Breakfast Slam session with WWE Superstars, Monday Night Raw and Smackdown tickets, round-trip...

Discussions between Shaq and WWE resume for WrestleMania match

Discussions between WWE and Shaquille O’Neal have restarted in hopes to come to an agreement to wrestle The Big Show at WrestleMania 33 in Orlando next month. Addressing his listeners on The Big Podcast on PodcastOne, the NBA legend said that he talked with “somebody high up” in WWE and now they’re back talking, once again making sure to...

Goldberg becomes second oldest Superstar to hold major WWE title

With his WWE Universal title win last night at Fastlane, Bill Goldberg became the second oldest champion to carry a major singles title in the WWE, surpassed only by Vince McMahon. McMahon was 53 years old on September 14, 1999 when he won the WWE title from Triple H on an episode of Smackdown from Las Vegas. Vince did another title run in 2007 at...

Fastlane 2017 pay-per-view results

Here are the results from last night’s Fastlane pay-per-view which took place from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Rich Swann and Akira Tozawa defeated The Brian Kendrick and Noam Dar in the Kickoff match; Samoa Joe defeated Sami Zayn; Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson defeated Enzo Amore and Big Cass to retain the Raw Tag team...

Fastlane 2017 live on WWE Network and PPV tonight

Live tonight from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, WWE presents Fastlane on the WWE Network and pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Kevin Owens vs Goldberg for the WWE Universal title; Bayley vs Charlotte Flair for the Raw Women’s title; Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson vs Enzo Amore and Big Cass for the Raw Tag Team titles;...

Bully Ray makes surprise appearance at ROH show

It was not just the Hardys who showed up at the eventful Ring of Honor event last night in Manhattan as former TNA champion Bully Ray also showed up after the main event. After saving Bobby Fish from a Bullet Club attack, Bully Ray took the mic to address the lively crowd in New York. “Not only is this building is very special to me, but this...

Matt and Jeff Hardy show up at ROH, win Tag Team titles

Matt and Jeff Hardy, along with their Broken gimmicks, showed up at Ring of Honor last night during the Manhattan Mayhem VI event, held at the Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom. The Hardys showed up after the ROH Tag Team title match between The Young Bucks and Lio Rush and Jay White, a match which The Young Bucks won to retain the titles...

Alberto El Patron was not first choice for Impact spot

According to multiple sources, Alberto El Patron was not the first choice to challenge Lashley on Thursday’s tapings of Impact. In fact, he wasn’t even the second choice. Drew Galloway was supposed to be the star of the refreshed Impact Wrestling brand and the spot was his. However, the former TNA champion refused the new deal after it was...

Reby Hardy explains what happened with Hardys TNA deal

Reby Hardy, the wife of Matt Hardy, told FOX Sports that TNA changed the terms of their contract after a deal was agreed back in December. “We even had some of the Anthem guys come to our house. Matt came with a number, they countered and Matt was fine with it. All the financial details were good…for sure we had a deal,” she said. However...

Jeremy Borash joins Impact Wrestling commentary team

Longtime TNA employee Jeremy Borash will be joining Josh Mathews on commentary for Impact Wrestling shows starting next week, with the two feuding like Cole and Lawler did over at WWE several years ago. Borash has been working for TNA since the very beginning and had several roles throughout the years and is well-liked by his peers. Mathews...