Author - Colin Vassallo

A look at AT&T Stadium, the home of WrestleMania 32

AT&T Stadium

WWE will hold its largest ever WrestleMania tonight inside the largest domed structure in the United States, the AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys NFL team. Completed in May 2009, the $1.3 billion stadium holds 80,000 football fans however it can hold over 100,000 fans in different configurations, making it one of the biggest...

WWE welcomes a new class of Hall of Famers

WWE Hall of Fame

WWE welcomed 10 new members into the Hall of Fame last night in front of a packed crowd at the American Airlines Center in downtown Dallas. Kicking things off were the APA who inducted The Godfather. JBL had some funny lines and was trying to recount some stories of the three of them but Simmons kept cutting him off because it wasn’t a smart...

Sting announces his retirement at the 2016 Hall of Fame ceremony

Sting

WWE Hall of Famer Sting officially announced his retirement at the ceremony much to the disappointment of the crowd who kept chanting “one more match.” The retirement announcement was actually revealed by TMZ weeks ago who quoted sources close to Sting who said he will make the announcement at the Hall of Fame. Sting however refuted those...

John Cena returns on TV at the Hall of Fame ceremony

John Cena

John Cena returned on WWE television during the Hall of Fame ceremony where he inducted Snoop Dogg into the celebrity wing. Cena’s appearance was not advertised and it was his first time on TV since early January. “When it came time to find someone to induct Snoop Dog, it was a no brainer,” Jerry Lawler said. “We had to find someone with...

WWE Network programming schedule for WrestleMania Sunday

WWE Network

WrestleMania Sunday on the WWE Network will feature several different programs however unlike last year there will not be a marathon of WrestleMania replays leading up to the event. If you’re up early at 5AM there will be an episode of Table For 3 with Roddy Piper, Paul Orndorff, and Mean Gene Overland. At 5:30AM it’s an episode of Swerved...

NXT returns to the United Kingdom and Ireland in June

NXT

NXT will be traveling to the United Kingdom and Ireland in June for their second tour including a shows at the popular music Download Festival. From Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12, the NXT brand will be at the Download Festival at Derby’s Donington Park. Fans attending the festival will be able to meet NXT’s brightest stars during...

AT&T Stadium nearly complete to host WrestleMania 32

WrestleMania 32

The stage for WrestleMania 32 is pretty much ready for show time as the latest picture from inside the stadium shows the final preparations being done. A huge star will serve as the stage which leads to the ramp, with both the star and the ramp seamlessly morphing into each other. Big LED screens serve as the backdrop on the stage with the...

Participants so far in the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal

Andre Memorial

So far there are 16 WWE Superstars who threw in their name to be part of the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal, leaving 4 unannounced names. Those who are participating, in alphabetical order, are Adam Rose, Big Show, Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel, Damien Sandow, Darren Young, Fandango, Goldust, Heath Slater, Jack Swagger, Kane, Konnor, Mark Henry...

Who is inducting whom at the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame

Ric Flair

Those being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame tonight will probably be speaking for a long…long time however prior to that, it’s up to those inducting them to set the tone and get the crowd going. Choosing who is going to induct who is usually up to those who are getting the honors that evening however more often than not WWE ends up making...

A look at the the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016

Sting

WWE welcomes nine new Hall of Famers and one in the celebrity wing, sending the total number of Hall of Fame inductees to over 130. Headlining will be Sting, whose long and storied career in WCW is pretty well documented. It took him till the end of his career to jump to WWE but he got his WrestleMania moment last year, wrestling Triple H during...

Japanese sensation Kota Ibushi at NXT Takeover: Dallas

NXT Takeover Dallas

Apart from Bobby Roode, another Superstar was ringside at NXT Takeover: Dallas yesterday and his name is Kota Ibushi. Ibushi was accompanied by former WWE star Funaki and backstage posed for a photo with NXT’s William Regal as well. WWE did not announce that he signed with the company however in an article on WWE.COM they wrote, “Does the man...

WWE’s Tapout brand now available at JCPenny stores

Tapout

WWE and Authentic Brands Group re-launched the Tapout fitness brand with the apparel line for men now available in nearly 300 JCPenney stores and at jcp.com, with plans to launch a women’s collection this summer. The Tapout performance apparel collection for men includes a range of training and compression tees, tank tops, pants and shorts...

Bobby Roode appears ringside at NXT Takeover: Dallas

Bobby Roode

Another former TNA champion looks like is jumping ship to WWE as Bobby Roode was ringside for NXT Takeover: Dallas. “Well…………” Roode wrote on Twitter to sum up his appearance. Bubba Ray Dudley who worked with Roode in TNA also wrote, “Great to see @REALBobbyRoode at #NXTTakeOver … Whos NeXT?” Roode left TNA in mid-March after...

All NXT titles are odds-on favorite to change hands tonight

Samoa Joe

In the most anticipated NXT event in the brand’s short history, all titles are favorite to change hands in Dallas on Friday night as Samoa Joe is a 1/2 favorite to beat Finn Bálor (odds 7/5) to win his first ever NXT title. The bookies are also expecting a title change in the Women’s division with Asuka an 11/20 favorite to beat Bayley...

New Women’s title to be unveiled at WrestleMania?

WWE logo

A WWE employee who occasionally posts on Reddit’s SquaredCircle board and who is a confirmed source, wrote today that a new WWE Women’s title will be unveiled at WrestleMania this Sunday. It seems that WWE is dropping the term Diva’s title and bringing back a new version of the Women’s title, a move that is supported by almost all the...

The music of this year’s WrestleMania

WrestleMania 32

This year there are five WrestleMania theme songs that are accompanying the different videos promoting the event or a particular match. The main theme song is titled My House and performed by a WWE favorite, Flo Rida. The song is taken from his 2015 EP with the same name and was released back in October. Pizza Hut used the song for their Super...

NXT Takeover: Dallas live on the WWE Network tonight

NXT Takeover Dallas

Live tonight from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, WWE presents NXT Takeover: Dallas, exclusively on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Finn Balor vs Samoa Joe for the NXT title; Bayley vs Asuka for the NXT Women’s title; The Revival vs American Alpha for the NXT Tag Team titles; Sami Zayn vs Shinsuke Nakamura; Austin Aries...