Author - Colin Vassallo

John Laurinaitis marries Bella Twins’ mother Kathy Colace

John Laurinaitis

John Laurinaitis, the former Raw General Manager and now a producer for WWE, got married to Kathy Colace yesterday. Colace is the mother of Nikki and Brie Bella. The two got hitched on a yacht in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, during a ceremony which was attended by several family and friends including John Cena. Daniel Bryan didn’t appear in any of...

Brie Bella retiring following Raw after WrestleMania

Brie Bella

Ryan Satin of ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that Brie Bella will be retiring following the Raw after WrestleMania. While the retirement of Brie shouldn’t come as a surprise as she said she’ll hang up her boots after the Summer, her quick exit was not part of the plans. Satin reports that Daniel Bryan was removed from all upcoming...

Australian tag team The Mighty Don’t Kneel sign NXT deal

NXT

WWE.COM reported today that Australians Michael Nicholls and Shane Veryzer – known to wrestling fans as the tag team duo The Mighty Don’t Kneel – have signed with WWE. Nicholls and Veryzer are relocating to Orlando, Florida, and will start at the WWE Performance Center in early April as part of a new NXT class. The two have wrestled...

The Usos vs Dudley Boyz moved to the WrestleMania Kickoff show

The Usos

The second match moved to the WrestleMania Kickoff show is The Usos vs The Dudley Boyz tag team match, joining the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal on the two hour pre-show. This means that for the third straight year in a row The Usos will miss being on the pay-per-view as at both WrestleMania 30 and 31 they performed in fatal 4 way matches...

TNA signs 5 new talents to deals including two former NXT stars

TNA

TNA announced the signing of five new additions to the roster including two former NXT talents. The two former NXT talents are Thomas LaRuffa and Mikael Vierege who wrestled as Sylvester Lefort and Marus Louis. Both of them are French and formed the tag team The Legionnaires. Joining them in TNA will be Jessie Guilmette who is known as Pepper...

AT&T Stadium begins the WrestleMania transformation

WrestleMania 32

Hundreds of workers have started constructing the WrestleMania 32 set inside the AT&T Stadium and construction is set to go through all the way until a few days before the actual show. The field has already been fully covered with the grass removed to allow trucks, other heavy vehicles, and tons of equipment to be moved in without damaging the...

Daniel Bryan pulled from WrestleMania Axxess autograph signing

Daniel Bryan

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan has been removed from his scheduled WrestleMania Axxess autograph signing on April 2 and will no longer be appearing in front of fans. Those who purchased the very expensive ticket to meet him will now instead meet Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels. Tons of tickets to meet Daniel Bryan at Axxess went...

WWE Network programming for WrestleMania week announced

WWE Network

WWE Network unveiled its WrestleMania week programming which will kick off on Monday, March 28. Following Raw, the new WWE 24 episode titled Thank You Daniel will air, looking at Daniel Bryan’s farewell with behind-the-scenes look at what happened on that day leading up to his Raw announcement. On Tuesday at 8PM EST it will be Legends with JBL...

Impact rating for 03/22/2016

Impact Wrestling

This week’s Impact on POP did a total of 331,000 viewers, up 24,000 viewers from last week’s show. The March 22 episode is also now the second highest rated show of the series since Impact moved to Pop, trailing only the January 26 episode. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Raw rating for 03/22/2016

Raw

The penultimate Raw before WrestleMania drew a total of 3,399,000 viewers, down for the fourth straight in a row. The show had 58,000 viewers less from last week’s broadcast. Hour one started with 3,466,000 viewers, then dropped slightly to 3,416,000 viewers before going further down to 3,317,000 in the third and final hour. Just for comparison...