Author - Colin Vassallo

Steel cage for NXT main event in Melbourne gets stuck in mid air!

The main event at the NXT live event in Melbourne, Australia had a bit of a hiccup as the cage that was suspended above the ring initially failed to come down. The cage match featured Shinsuke Nakamura taking on Samoa Joe and the match was taped for next week’s NXT television show on the WWE Network. It took around five minutes for the cage to...

Smackdown rating for 12/07/2016

The post-TLC Smackdown drew 2,479,000 viewers, down 97,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. The show did a 0.78 rating in the 18-49 demographic, good enough to be the second highest rated on cable television last night. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Gone Girl

E! will air episode four of season six of Total Divas tonight starting at 8PM EST with an episode titled Gone Girl. The synopsis for this week’s episode reads, “Renee must intervene after Paige behaves erratically and misses work, and Nikki asks Bryan to help with her comeback against Brie’s wishes.”

Saturday Night Live releases cool commercial with John Cena

Saturday Night Live released the cool commercial for John Cena, who will be hosting the program this weekend for the first time ever. The commercial starts with Cena running through an SNL banner backstage at the NBC studios with a title belt on his shoulder. He does the usual entrance salute, runs through the hallway and out of “Gorilla...

AJ Styles suffering from ankle injury after TLC match

The WWE World Heavyweight title match between AJ Styles and James Ellsworth did not take place last night on Smackdown as AJ Styles is suffering from an ankle injury. Styles received medical attention after the TLC pay-per-view went off the air and was then helped to the back. He was taken off the card from Monday’s non-televised live event in...

Jerry Lawler and Lita given the boot from WWE TV broadcasts

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that WWE has ditched the services of WWE Hall of Famers Jerry “The King” Lawler and Lita for their Kickoff and pre-show panels. Lawler and Lita joined Booker T and Renee Young on most panels but they were absent from the TLC pay-per-view. Meltzer adds that the two are now on a Legends deal...

Raw rating for 12/05/2016

Monday Night Raw last night drew a total of 2,976,000 viewers, down 134,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one started with 3,153,000 viewers, but then dropped to 2,981,000 in the second hour and wrapped up the night with 2,796,000 viewers in the third and final hour. Raw lost 357,000 viewers from hour one to hour three. Raw was #4, #5, and...

WWE signs Asian MMA fighter and model Julie Real

WWE has signed the stunning-looking Julie Real to a deal and will be reporting to the WWE Performance Center to start her WWE journey. “So everyone wonders why I’m always MIA. Well, this is why…I’ve been working towards dreams and proud to say I am now officially signed with WWE,” she posted on her Instagram with a...

Mickie James offered full-time WWE deal

ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that WWE has offered Mickie James a new deal to join the main roster. James made her WWE in-ring return at NXT Takeover: Toronto last month and wrestled Asuka, her first time in a WWE ring since her departure in 2008. The 37-year-old has not formally accepted the deal yet but Smackdown would certainly benefit...

Chinese commentary added to WWE pay-per-views on the WWE Network

For the first time ever, a Chinese commentary duo were present at a WWE pay-per-view last night to provide commentary for the WWE Network alternate audio streams. Spanish, German, Japanese, Russian, and Portuguese commentary teams are always present for the shows and last night the Chinese team joined for the Chinese voice overs, described on the...

TLC 2016 live pay-per-view report

Welcome to the live coverage of TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs 2016 pay-per-view / WWE Network broadcast. The event is live from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. KICKOFF MATCH This was a 5-on-5 match (hey, Survivor Series was last month, but, whatever) featuring the team of Apollo Crews, American Alpha, and The Hype Bros vs Curt...

Tajiri returning to WWE full time in 2017

Former WWE Superstar Tajiri announced on his Twitter that he will be returning to the WWE on a full-time basis starting in the beginning of 2017. Tajiri wrote that he got the okay to publish the news from NXT General Manager William Regal after the NXT live event in Osaka, suggesting that he might stop in NXT before heading to the main roster. He...