Author - Colin Vassallo

Is Kenny Omega on the way to WWE?

The most sought-after wrestler in the business today is not employed by WWE or TNA, and this weekend, he declared himself a free agent after a terrific main event at NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom 11. Kenny Omega, the leader of The Elite, announced on Twitter that he will be leaving Japan. “I will be stepping away from Japan to reassess my future. The...

Gabi ‘Raquel’ Castrovinci no longer with TNA

Gabi Castrovinci, who wrestled in TNA as Raquel, revealed on Twitter yesterday that she is no longer with the company. Gabi is a former Tough Enough contestant and appeared in the sixth season of the show finishing in tenth place. After her removal from the show, she wrestled a bit on the indie circuit before she was signed to a deal with...

Kassius Ohno back on the road for NXT events

One day after appearing at the NXT television tapings at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, Kassius Ohno wrestled his first non-televised match for NXT in over three years at yesterday’s show in Largo. Wrestling the second match from the top, the man previously known as Chris Hero wrestled Andrade “Cien” Almas and he won the match...

Anthem unveils new logo for Impact Wrestling

TNA debuted its newest logo yesterday, which includes the bird from the Anthem Sports & Entertainment logo as well as Anthem’s name. The blue bird spreads its wings from the A of Impact which has a blue and white gradient color. The word Wrestling is written in smaller font underneath and Anthem’s name appears at the bottom in white. This...

Impact rating for 01/05/2017

The first Impact of 2017 under the new regime pulled in a disappointing 290,000 viewers. While it’s up from the past two weeks which were not first-run episodes, it’s down from 329,000 that the show did in its final episode on December 15. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Four matches already set for next week’s Raw and Smackdown

A handicap match for the United States title was announced on WWE.COM and will take place on this Monday’s Raw. Roman Reigns will be putting the title on the line against both Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho, with Owens getting a chance to add the US title to his Universal title. Meanwhile over at Smackdown, three matches are already on the card...

Chris Hero returns to NXT under his old WWE name Kassius Ohno

The man known as Chris Hero on the independent circuit returned to NXT last night during the television tapings and confronted NXT champion Shinsuke Nakamura in a segment that ended the night. Hero, who will be using his WWE name Kassius Ohno again, interrupted Nakamura’s celebration and the NXT crowd at Full Sail erupted as soon as he appeared...

Total Divas season 6 episode 7 rating

Episode seven of season six of Total Divas titled A Win-Wine Situation drew a total of 734,000, the highest of season six so far and up 29,000 viewers from the previous episode. The time change seems to have done good for Total Divas! (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

TNA star Mark Andrews joins the WWE UK Championship tournament

Mark Andrews has been added as a competitor in the 16-man tournament to crown the first WWE United Kingdom champion. The Cardiff, Wales native won the second season of TNA’s British Boot Camp and received a TNA contract, making his debut in January 2015 and wrestling under the name Mandrews. He was last seen on TNA television on the December 1...

Jeff Jarrett returns to TNA

PWInsider.com is reporting that Jeff Jarrett has agreed to return to TNA after reaching a deal with Anthem Sports & Entertainment. Double J will be at the television tapings which kick off later today with a tape-delayed Impact. It’s not known what role Jarrett will be taking on yet, however, PWInsider adds that his friend Dutch Mantel...

Four new female recruits join the WWE Performance Center

WWE has signed four new female recruits to developmental deals and will be joining the WWE Performance Center and eventually NXT to beef up the women’s division after it was seriously dented with the departure of the top stars who joined the main roster. The four individuals are Kimberly Frankele, Dori Prange, MaryKate Duignan Glidewell and...

The end of Dixie Carter in TNA comes after 14 years

Dixie Carter will be resigning from her position as Chairman of Impact Ventures as part of the new deal that sees Anthem Sports & Entertainment take over TNA Wrestling through the new company Anthem Wrestling Exhibitions, LLC. While Carter will have no say at all creatively or any decisions that are taken within the company, she will be...

TNA Total Access app for UK fans now available for download

With UK fans out of luck when it comes to TNA Wrestling on television, Anthem today launched the TNA Total Access app available for iOS and Android devices and it’s ready to download from iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play. The app requires the in-app purchase subscription of 4.99 GBP a month to access Impact every week which will be available...