Author - Colin Vassallo

WWE confirms Justin Gabriel’s departure

Justin Gabriel

WWE.COM has confirmed the earlier rumors of Justin Gabriel’s departure from the company and posted a short statement under the News section of the website. “WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Superstar Justin Gabriel as of Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. WWE wishes Justin Gabriel the best in all of his future endeavors,” the...

Early betting odds tip Roman Reigns to win the Royal Rumble

Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns and Daniel Bryan are the two favorites when it comes to betting for tonight’s Royal Rumble with Reigns the odds-on-favorite to win it all followed by Bryan and then Randy Orton. The other two in the top five strangely enough are Brock Lesnar and Seth Rollins, both of who are in the WWE Heavyweight title match. In the WWE World...

2015 Royal Rumble live on PPV and WWE Network tonight

Royal Rumble

Live tonight from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, WWE presents its first pay-per-view of the year, the Royal Rumble, also airing on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Brock Lesnar vs John Cena vs Seth Rollins in a triple threat match for the WWE World Heavyweight title; The Usos vs The Miz and Damien Mizdow for the...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Insecurity Breach

Total Divas

Tonight’s episode 14 of season 3 of Total Divas is titled Insecurity Breach and will run head to head with the WWE pay-per-view the Royal Rumble. The synopsis for the show reads, “Ariane goes behind Eva’s back, teaming up with Jonathan to confront Eva Marie with a major issue. Meanwhile, Brie fears retaliation after her house was broken...

The Rock in Philadelphia today…the site of the Royal Rumble

The Rock

The Royal Rumble usually has a surprise or two every year. Rarely does a Rumble have no surprise entrants. In the past, Superstars such as Kevin Nash, Booker T, Rob Van Dam, and others all returned to huge pops. This year, there’s one person who’s putting some fuel to that fire and that person is none other than The Rock. The People’s...

Justin Gabriel reportedly quits WWE

Justin Gabriel

Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer is reporting that Justin Gabriel has quit WWE although there are no further details beyond that statement. The 34 year old South African has en working for the WWE since 2008, first at Florida Championship Wrestling and then moved to the NXT show where Matt Hardy served as his mentor. In 2010, Gabriel was...

New original series WWE24 to premiere on the Network on Monday

WWE Network

This coming Monday right after Raw, the WWE Network will premiere a new original series titled WWE24. The synopsis for the show reads, “The premiere episode of the original series, WWE24, takes you behind the spectacle of WrestleMania XXX and its most compelling stories.” The 30 minute weekly show is molded after the HBO 24/7 series and will...

WWE to hold its last live event at the Izod Center tonight

WWE logo

WWE will present its last show ever at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey, as the arena is set to close for good at the end of this month. The show is headlined by John Cena vs Seth Rollins in a steel cage match, Dean Ambrose vs Bray Wyatt, and Roman Reigns vs Big Show. Chris Jericho will also host his Highlight Reel. Card is obviously...

Daniel Bryan biography pushed forward to April 1 release

Daniel Bryan

The Daniel Bryan biography, titled ‘Yes!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania’ is now set for release on April 1, a couple of months prior to its previously set release to coincide with WrestleMania. The book is written by Bryan and Craig Tello, WWE.COM’s executive editor who also authored the book ‘Diary of a...

Royal Rumble 2015 participants so far

Royal Rumble

So far 17 entrants have been announced for the 30-man over-the-top rope Royal Rumble match this Sunday. Usually WWE announces most of them and some entrants are left blank, reserved for any potential surprises and returns. Those announced (in alphabetical order) are: Bad News Barrett, Big Show, Bray Wyatt, Damien Mizdow, Daniel Bryan, Dean...

Triple H discusses breaking character on Raw for little kid

Triple H

Triple H recorded a segment on ABC News via Skype after his actions from Raw with the little kid crying at ringside drew a lot of media reaction. Talking to ABC News via Skype, Triple H recounted what happened. “As we were sitting ringside, the young man was behind me and he was chanting my name, over and over. It was just me being in character...

Rolling Stone talks with Paul Heyman

Paul Heyman

Rolling Stone has an interesting interview with the one and only Paul Heyman to promote this Sunday’s Royal Rumble, discussing with the former ECW mastermind a variety of subjects. When asked about his “Paul Heyman guys,” Heyman said that he has never walked out with someone he wasn’t trying to audition as a WrestleMania main eventer. With...

TNA’s Taryn Terrell gets smashed in the face by Will Ferrell

Taryn Terrell

TNA Knockout Taryn Terrell landed herself a spot in the upcoming Will Ferrell movie “Daddy’s Home” and shot her part yesterday during the New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA game at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. Terrell was acting as a cheerleader when Ferrell smashed a basketball in her face and dropped hard on the...

Are you Tough Enough? Get the details on how to apply!

Tough Enough

A casting call on Craigslist is out for those interested to apply to be a participant in the upcoming USA Network WWE series Tough Enough. The casting call says that producers are looking “extraordinary men and women” who possess charisma, personality, athleticism, agility, stamina, strength, and intense desire to be a WWE...

Raw rating for 01/19/2014

RAW

This week’s Monday Night Raw passed the four million viewer mark for the first time since November 24 with the show pulling 4,100,000 average with no football as competition. Hour one did 4,292,000, followed by 4,135,000 in the second hours, and then further down to 3,874,000 viewers in the third and final hour. The show lost over 400,000...

Total Divas season 3 episode 13 rating

Total Divas

The latest episode of Total Divas, episode number 13 of season 3, was watched by a total of 1,250,000 viewers, slightly down from the previous week by around 40,000 viewers. The episode, titled Twin Leaks, revolved around Eva Marie facing the possibility of taking out the silicone from her surgically enhanced breasts after a leak was detected in...

Chris Jericho jumps to Ryback’s defense

Chris Jericho

During an interview with British-based DigitalSpy.co.uk, former WWE champion Chris Jericho jumped to Ryback’s defense over what he claims are unfair accusations. Jericho was referring to CM Punk’s interview on the Colt Cabana podcast where Punk ripped Ryback to hell and back, saying that Ryback injured him multiple times and that he can’t...

WrestleMania 32 logo revealed at press conference

WrestleMania 32

The new logo for WrestleMania 32 was revealed yesterday during the press conference held at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The logo has the traditional WrestleMania font in red with a blue star at the bottom and the Longhorns at the top to give it the Texas feel. You can see the logo at the top of this post.

Impact registers better rating in new Friday time slot

Impact Wrestling

TNA Impact on Destination America increased its viewership on week two as it settled into its now permanent Friday night time slot. The show did 387,000 viewers in total for the two hour show, an increase of around 20,000 viewers over last week’s episode. Last week’s episode number was adjusted to around 360,000 from the originally reported...