Author - Colin Vassallo

Impact rating for 09/08/2016

Yesterday’s Impact which featured the Delete or Decay match drew 337,000 viewers, down 14,000 viewers from last week’s show. Compared to the Final Deletion episode which featured the same kind of match between Jeff and Matt Hardy, yesterday’s show had 73,000 less viewers. The show went head to head with NFL on NBC which drew 24 million...

CM Punk makes weight for tomorrow’s UFC 203

CM Punk weighed in this morning along with the rest of the fighters who will be taking part at UFC 203 and the former champ made weight. This was CM Punk’s first official weigh-in for the UFC and he came in at 170lbs. The weigh-ins this morning was only for the media and the public event will be held later on at 6PM EST. He was accompanied by...

The Chris Benoit biopic Crossface finally gets a director

Yesterday, the lead writer for the Chris Benoit biopic Sarah Coulter revealed that Lexi Alexander has signed on to direct the movie which is titled Crossface. “So happy to have you on board for Crossface,” Coulter wrote on Twitter. “Well, I hadn’t planned on returning to movies, but you have written a great script,” Alexander...

Big Show breaks the ring ropes during match against Cena in Manila

Both Big Show and John Cena avoided injury after the middle ring rope snapped during their match at the live WWE event in Manila today. The incident happened when Big Show was going for a second rope splash and as he was gaining momentum by jumping up and down on the middle rope, the two sides of the ropes snapped, sending Big Show flat on his ass...

WWE officially announces the release of Alberto Del Rio

WWE has officially announced the departure of Alberto Del Rio from the company effective today, September 9. The former WWE champion made his return to the WWE last year at Hell In A Cell as a surprise opponent for John Cena, defeating Cena and winning the United States title. Things didn’t go as planned though as after that night, Del Rio was...

Delete or Decay? Another crazy segment on TNA Impact!

TNA followed up to the original Final Deletion with Delete or Decay yesterday on Impact, featuring Matt and Jeff Hardy taking on Abyss and Crazzy Steve with Rosemary. The “match,” or better yet, the carefully-crafted action sequence, was taped on Matt Hardy’s lot in North Carolina and just like Final Deletion, Delete or Decay featured lots...

Billy Corgan reveals he’s trying to get 100% ownership of TNA

During a Facebook Live broadcast yesterday, new TNA President Billy Corgan announced that he is currently in negotiations to purchase TNA Wrestling from the other stakeholders which include Dixie Carter and Aroluxe Productions. Noting that the process is a bit complicated, he hoped that soon he will be able to run the company completely, both when...

Eva Marie lands role in upcoming Nicholas Cage movie

The currently suspended Eva Marie has just got herself cast into a Nicholas Cage movie according to EW.COM. The movie is titled Inconceivable and has Cage and Faye Dunaway as the leading stars. Nicky Whelan and Eva Marie will also have roles in this Jonathan Baker’s film set from Chloe King’s screenplay. The movie will start shooting next...

Alberto Del Rio to hold press conference in Mexico City tomorrow

Former WWE Heavyweight and United States champion Alberto Del Rio will be holding a press conference tomorrow in Mexico City according to SuperLuchas.com. SuperLuchas.com says that Del Rio has invited a large contingent of Mexican media to attend this press conference and it is expected that Del Rio will announce his departure from WWE. The...

Smackdown rating for 09/06/2016

Smackdown suffered a huge drop in the ratings similar to Raw this week, with the show getting 2,454,000 viewers for the Backlash go-home episode. That is down 381,000 viewers from last week’s show. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

WWE signs 7 Chinese individuals to developmental deals

In conjunction with their Saturday live event in Shanghai, China, WWE announced that it has signed seven Chinese individuals to developmental deals. Six males and one female make up the list. Those signed are Big Boa (6’4”, 220lbs), a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and the 2016 Brazilian jiu-jitsu China Open Gi/No-Gi champion; Gu Guangming...

Scott Hall “back on track” after latest relapse

Following his incident at the TGI Friday’s airport restaurant in Atlanta over the weekend, WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall said he’s now doing okay following his relapse. “Thank you to everyone for your support and concern regarding my recent relapse. I’m back on track and doing well,” Hall wrote. The man formerly known as Razor Ramon...

Watch the UFC 203 Countdown episode featuring CM Punk

With just a couple of days to go for UFC 203, the Countdown episode featuring CM Punk and his opponent Mickey Gall has been uploaded on the UFC YouTube account. The 13-minute UFC production follows Punk and Gall as they face their final few weeks of training before their highly anticipated fight. Gall goes in with a 2-0 MMA record while Punk is...

Scotty 2 Hotty joins WWE Performance Center as full-time coach

PWInsider.com is reporting that Scott Garland, better known to wrestling fans as Scotty 2 Hotty, has been hired as a full-time coach at the WWE Performance Center and will be training the up-and-coming WWE Superstars as well as helping out with NXT. Garland had a 10-year career with the WWE starting in 1997 and his career took off when he teamed...

WWE Live in London results from The O2 Arena

WWE had a non-televised live event in London, England yesterday at The O2 Arena before the rest of the Superstars headed to the Far East for one show in the Philippines and one in China this weekend. There were seven matches on the card including match #4 in the best-of-seven series between Cesaro and Sheamus. The results were The New Day defeated...

Cruiserweight Classic tournament semi final matches set

The Cruiserweight Classic semi final matches were set after last night’s episode on the WWE Network. Zack Sabre Jr. will take on Gran Metalik and Kota Ibushi will wrestle T.J. Perkins and then later in the night, the two winners of each match will meet to determine the winner for the inaugural Cruiserweight Classic. During yesterday’s show...

Raw rating for 09/05/2016

Raw doesn’t usually do well on holidays and the college football game on ESPN didn’t help much things either! The Labor Day edition of Raw this week drew 3,069,000 viewers, down 343,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. Hour one started with 3,350,000 viewers, then went down to 3,066,000 viewers, before hitting a low of 2,792,000 viewers...