Author - Colin Vassallo

Jury selection starts in Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial

Hulk Hogan

Jury selection in the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial began yesterday, kicking off a trial that is expected to last three weeks. Nearly 500 potential jurors were summoned, all mostly from Hogan’s area, and around 100 of those were told to return today. The Associated Press reported that the jurors did not like the fact that the trial is going to last...

Jim Ross says Bret Hart has beat cancer

Bret Hart

During a radio appearance on The Gunz Show on 77 WABC Radio, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross revealed that fellow Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart has beat cancer after the surgery was a total success. Hart went public last month with the news that he is suffering from prostate cancer and underwent surgery on February 10. “They removed the...

Raw rating for 02/29/2016

Raw

Raw this week drew a total of 3,724,000 viewers with the brief return of the Undertaker, down 160,000 viewers from last week’s show which also featured another return, that one of Shane McMahon. Hour one started strong with 3,961,000 viewers but then it dipped to 3,660,000 viewers in the second hour and even further down to 3,551,000 in the...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Hart of the Matter

Total Divas

E! will air the seventh episode of season five of Total Divas tonight with an episode titled Hart of the Matter. The synopsis reads, “Nikki’s championship reign is at stake when she faces an old foe. Nattie is torn over taking TJ’s last name or having him take hers. Paige struggles to keep her relationship with Kevin afloat. Brie has...

WWE Network available in Thailand and Philippines starting today

WWE Network

WWE today announced that starting today the WWE Network is available for fans in Thailand and Philippines and the first month of service will be free. WWE Network in Thailand and Philippines will cost $9.99 per month, with no commitment and the ability to cancel any time. Subscribers will have access to the U.S. English language version of WWE...

Lucha Underground now available on iTunes

Lucha Underground

El Rey Network announced today that Lucha Underground is now available on iTunes with the complete first season ready for download, along with new episodes of the current season two available the next day after they air. The episodes are $1.99 for standard definition or $2.99 for high definition. The full first season can be purchased in full for...

William Regal returning to EVOLVE this month for two shows

William Regal

Gabe Sapolsky of EVOLVE announced that NXT General Manager William Regal will be returning to the promotion for the live events on March 19 and 20 from Queens and Brooklyn, New York, respectively. Regal will be available for pictures and autographs at both events although prices for the meet and greet have not been announced. While the two shows...

March WWE Network event given new name and main event

Dean Ambrose

The March to WrestleMania WWE Network event which will take place on March 12 from Toronto, Canada, has been renamed to Roadblock, and will now feature the main event of Triple H versus Dean Ambrose for the WWE World Heavyweight title. The show – from the Ricoh Coliseum – will kick off at 8PM EST and will also feature Brock Lesnar...

Rusev issues a challenge for tonight’s Monday Night Raw

Rusev

The announcement from Rusev for tonight’s Monday Night Raw came in the form of a video posted on Twitter where he issued a bodyslam challenge. Yes, a bodyslam challenge. In the video, Rusev rolls in the arena in a brand new Maserati GranTurismo and decked in a suit and tie, he said that if anyone is successful in body slamming him tonight on...

The Fabulous Freebirds join the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame

Fabulous Freebirds

The Fabulous Freebirds – the legendary wrestling group featuring Michael “P.S.” Hayes, Terry “Bam Bam” Gordy, Buddy “Jack” Roberts, and Jimmy “Jam” Garvin – will finally find their place in the Hall of Fame class of 2016. The group originally consisted of Hayes, Gordy, and Roberts when the trio teamed up in 1979 and had...

Raw from Nashville tonight to feature the Undertaker

Undertaker

Monday Night Raw is live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, and will feature the first appearance from The Undertaker since the Survivor Series last year. Taker will presumably answer the challenge from last week’s major announcement where Vince McMahon put him in a Hell In A Cell match against his son Shane at WrestleMania 32...

Another clear sign that the Bullet Club is almost here

Bullet Club

In another clear sign that the Bullet Club is arriving in WWE, Finn Balor posted a photo sporting his new t-shirt which reads “Bulletproof Balor Club Worldwide.” This is the same Balor Club t-shirt that was previously released however has the addition of Bulletproof at the very top. In his photo on Twitter, Balor tagged Gallows and Anderson as...

BOGO free offer on WWE Shop today on hundreds of shirts

WWEShop

For February 29 only, WWE Shop is running a buy one get one free special on t-shirts. Not all shirts are part of the mix and match offer however several recently released t-shirts including those of Brock Lesnar, Finn Balor, Becky Lynch, John Cena, Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, Paige, Seth Rollins, AJ Styles, Triple H, and many others are on...

Shane McMahon being trained by Muay Thai expert Phil Nurse

Shane McMahon

In preparing for perhaps his biggest wrestling match of his life, Shane McMahon enlisted the help of Phil Nurse, a legend in the Muay Thai world. Nurse, who is 52, is a  a European Light Welterweight Champion, Double British Champion, and British All Styles Super Light Welterweight Champion in Muay Thai and holds a record of 36-3 in the...

Paige, Brie, and Natalya at Oscars pre-show

Brie Bella

WWE Divas Paige, Brie Bella, and Natalya appeared on E! Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2016 Academy Awards show earlier today. The three sexy Total Divas stars were decked in long black dresses for the occasion and joined E!’s broadcast to promote their Total Divas show which hasn’t been fairing so well in the ratings lately. Paige, Brie...

TNA releasing 4-disc AJ Styles DVD set

AJ Styles

TNA is releasing a 4 disc DVD on AJ Styles, capitalizing on the popularity that the former TNA champ brought back ever since he made his WWE debut at the Royal Rumble last month. Styles had a very, very successful TNA career with two TNA World Heavyweight title reigns, six X Division titles, two Legends/Global/TV titles, two Tag Team...

Former Diva Kelly Kelly ties the knot

Barbie Blank

Barbie Blank, the artist formerly known as WWE Diva Kelly Kelly, has tied the knot to former Canadian NHL player Sheldon Souray, yesterday in Mexico. “I couldn’t be happier! Tonight was the most magical, incredible night and I’m officially Mrs. Souray! I’m the luckiest girl in the world to have married my best friend,”...