Author - Colin Vassallo

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey: What’s next?

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Records are there to be broken. No matter how good you are, one day you will find your match. There only a few records in sports that still stand, especially if you carefully choose your opponents. But when your opponent is in the hands of your promoter, who wants the best for his promotion, then chances are your reign will one day or another come...

Randy Orton marries girlfriend Kim Marie Kessler

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Former WWE champion Randy Orton got married yesterday to his girlfriend Kim Marie Kessler. The two got engaged in July of this year. In an episode of Unfiltered on the WWE Network, Orton described how he met Kessler during a WWE event. Kessler was a fan of his, and so were her kids, but it took a while before she told her kids who she was...

Nick Bockwinkel passes away at the age of 80

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WWE Hall of Famer Nick Bockwinkel passed away last night at the age of 80. Bockwinkel made his wrestling debut in 1955 and in 1970 he joined the American Wrestling Association, where he won several titles including the AWA World Heavyweight and Tag Team titles. During his time in the AWA, he had legendary feuds with Dick The Bruiser, Jerry Lawler...

Another successful WWE European tour wraps up today

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WWE wraps up the November European tour today with the final two live events, bringing to an end a tour which took WWE Superstars and Divas to 8 different countries for 20 shows in 11 days. It was a successful tour as the WWE crew performed in near sell-out crowds, which means big gate money and lots of merchandise sold which translates to a...

Royal Rumble 2016 tickets sold out

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The 2016 Royal Rumble is sold out from Ticketmaster.com however there are still some Platinum tickets being sold as well as tickets on other third party websites such as Vivid Seats, Cheap Seats, and Ticket Network. Platinum seats offered by Ticketmaster.com are selling for $1,000 for two seats and the closest row to the ring is row D. The third...

Another WWE Performance Center: All Access tour set for January

WWE Performance Center

WWE will be holding another Performance Center All Access behind-the-scenes tour in January following a successful outing in September. For $1,499 per person, fans who purchase a ticket will be able to share breakfast and lunch with NXT Superstars and Divas, participate in a Q&A and orientation session with coaches, help produce, manage, and...

Billy Gunn fired from WWE

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Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer has reported today that Billy Gunn has been fired as a trainer at the WWE Performance Center due to testing positive for elevated levels of testosterone in a powerlifting meet from July. According to Meltzer, his drug test came up with a 37-1 testosterone/epitestosterone ratio, well over the 4-1 limit, and he...

WWE Network to debut in Germany on January 5, 2016

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The official launch date of the WWE Network in Germany is Tuesday, January 5, 2016, almost two years after the Network made its debut in the United States. With the German launch, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, will also get the WWE Network. The 4 new countries receiving the Network will get the U.S. version of the product for $9.99 a...

Dwayne Johnson on Oprah’s Master Class this Sunday

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will be the subject of this Sunday’s Oprah’s Master Class episode which aires on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. In a short preview released on YouTube showing the sit down interview with the former WWE champion, Johnson breaks down when discussing something that his 13 year old daughter at the time said to him. Rocky...

Seth Rollins undergoes successful knee surgery

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Seth Rollins underwent successful knee surgery yesterday in Birmingham, Alabama, to repair the ACL, MCL, and meniscus, an injury he suffered during the first day of the WWE European tour last week in Dublin, Ireland. The operation was conducted by Dr. Jeffrey Dugas at the Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center and it involved rebuilding...

Bobby Lashley’s MMA fight grabs Bellator’s biggest audience

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Former TNA champion and current MMA fighter Bobby Lashley has been Bellator’s biggest ratings grabber according to a report on MMAFighting.com. Noting the 814,000 viewers that tuned in to watch this past Saturday’s Bellator MMA event on Spike, MMAFighting.com says that the peak rating during the show came in for the Bobby Lashley vs James...

Brock Lesnar added to Houston house show in January

Brock Lesnar

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has been added to the WWE non-televised live event in Houston, Texas, which will take place on Friday, January 9, at the Toyota Center. Apart from this house show, Lesnar is also scheduled to take part in the non-televised live event in Inglewood, California on December 19 at The Forum. So far...

Charlotte and Dean Ambrose at Wizard World Comic Con Reno

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Dean Ambrose and WWE Divas champion Charlotte will be representing WWE at the Wizard World Comic Con in Reno, Nevada. The duo will be posing for photographs with fans on November 20 starting at 5:30PM, then will do an autograph signing at 6:15PM, followed by a Q&A session at 8PM. Tickets are available at . The convention will be held at the...

Raw rating for 11/09/2015

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Raw’s ratings just keep sinking every week with last night’s taped episode from Manchester drawing 3,173,000 viewers, down 75,000 from last week and breaking a new 18-year low record. Hour one started with 3,480,000 viewers, then dropped down to 3,177,000 in the second hour before hitting 2,863,000 in the third and final hour. Between hour one...