Author - Colin Vassallo

Dwayne Johnson announces partnership with Under Armour, Inc.

Dwayne Johnson

Fresh off his partnership with Ford Motor Co., Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson today announced a new partnership with popular apparel company Under Armour, Inc. “The Rock/Under Armour partnership has been years in the making and we’re proud and pumped to have it come to fruition,” Johnson wrote in a post on Instagram. “The goal is to...

Vince Russo says he reached out to Vince McMahon to help

Vince Russo

Former WWE and WCW creative head writer Vince Russo noted in his latest blog that he has reached out to Vince McMahon to help with the product. “Even though I know that is wrong on so many levels…it’s what my heart told me to do. In the past, that olive branch would have been motivated by the need of money – in order to support...

WWE Network launches in India on October 26

WWE Network

In what could be one of the biggest clearances for the WWE Network, WWE today announced that the WWE Network will be available in India starting Monday for $9.99 per month and it will work on desktop, laptop, and mobile devices. The deal is the same such as the one offered in the United States and most of the countries that get the WWE Network...

Tribute To The Troops 2015 pre-sale tomorrow

Tribute to the Troops

A pre-sale for the combined Tribute to the Troops and Smackdown tapings will kick off tomorrow on Ticketmaster.com at 10AM EST. This year, the Tribute show will take place at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena and prices will range from $15 to $100. The pre-sale code which has to be used on Ticketmaster.com is TROOPS. Tickets go on sale to...

WWE signs two more Tough Enough contestants to deals

Tough Enough

WWE has signed two more Tough Enough contestants to deals, bringing a total of 7 cast members to developmental which is a record for the most signed out of a Tough Enough cast. The newest members at the WWE Performance Center are Mada Abdelhamid and Daria Berenato and they join winners Sara Lee and Josh, runners up Mandy and ZZ, and Patrick, who...

Hogan’s Beach restaurant and hotel it’s part of sold

Hogan's Beach

The Hogan’s Beach restaurant as well as the Best Western Bay Harbor hotel that it’s a part of were sold for $34.5 million according to the Tampa Bay Times and that is the only reason why Hogan’s association with the restaurant has ended. The new owners will be renovating the place and while the restaurant is still operating under the Bay...

Kane and Lana to attend Wizard World Comic Con in Austin, Texas

Lana

Kane and Lana will be representing WWE at the upcoming Wizard World Comic Con in Austin, Texas, which will be held at the Austin Convention Center during the weekend of October 30. Kane will pose for photo ops starting at 3PM and will then sign autographs at 4PM with a Q&A with the fans to follow at 5PM. Lana will begin her photo ops at 11AM...

WWE releases more WrestleMania 32 travel packages

WrestleMania 32

WWE released additional Gold and Silver WrestleMania travel packages today on the WrestleManiaTravel.com website. At time of this writing, the 4-night option Silver package which includes the Raw ticket is listed sold out. In the Gold package, there’s only the option to purchase the 4-night deal with Raw tickets. WrestleMania 32 travel packages...

Randy Orton out with dislocated shoulder

Randy Orton

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that former WWE champion Randy Orton is out with a dislocated shoulder and will be undergoing an MRI to determine the extent of his injury. Orton was splashed all over the advertising materials for the Mexico tour this past weekend but did not attend any of the shows and also missed Raw. His injury resulted in...

Tyler Breeze makes his debut on Smackdown

Tyler Breeze

Tyler Breeze has “graduated” from NXT and made his main roster debut yesterday during the Smackdown tapings in Austin, Texas. The 27 year old Canadian has been locked to a WWE developmental deal since 2010, first debuting as Mike Dalton. After NXT was created, Breeze was given an ultimatum in 2013 to either think of a new gimmick or risk being...

Raw rating for 10/19/2015

Raw

The fully loaded Raw with Austin, Taker, Lesnar, Shawn Michaels, and Ric Flair did a total of 3,356,000 viewers, up just 71,000 viewers from last week’s 3,285,000 number. Hour one started good with 3,600,000 viewers but then dropped to 3,347,000 in the second hour before dropping even more to 3,123,000 in the third hour. (Ratings credit: TV By...

Stone Cold Podcast: Brock Lesnar recap

Brock Lesnar

WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin welcomed Brock Lesnar to the Stone Cold Podcast yesterday for a rare one hour interview. Austin and Lesnar shook hands and Austin thanked him for stopping by knowing he has limited dates. Lesnar thanked Austin for having him on the show. The two have known each other since 2002 and Austin says he knew he...

John Cena on ESPN’s SportsCenter tonight for WWE segment

John Cena

WWE’s United States champion John Cena will be the guest on the WWE segment on ESPN’s SportsCenter tonight starting at 9PM EST. Last week ESPN announced a new weekly segment covering all things WWE that would be airing every Tuesday and anchored by former WWE broadcaster Jonathan Coachman. The WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins was...

Breaking Ground to be narrated by William Shatner

Breaking Ground

The first episode of the WWE Breaking Ground series will be offered for free on the WWE Facebook page and the WWE YouTube channel at Noon EST on Sunday, October 25. The press release says that Breaking Ground will debut in its regular WWE Network timeslot on Monday, October 26 immediately following Monday Night Raw however the WWE Network schedule...

First pre-sale code for WrestleMania 32 tickets announced

WrestleMania 32

One of the pre-sale codes for WrestleMania was announced yesterday, with the pre-sale starting on November 4 at 9AM CT. The code is RAWVIP and this will enable you to purchase tickets two days before they go on sale to the general public on November 6. Thousands of fans already got their hands on tickets through the WrestleMania travel packages...

Kick-off match changed and US title open challenge added to HIAC

Dolph Ziggler

The Hell In A Cell kick-off show match has been changed to a six-man tag team match featuring none of the wrestlers which were previously announced for a different kick-off match. The new match has Dolph Ziggler, Neville, and Cesaro taking on Rusev, Sheamus, and King Barrett. The match replaces the Randy Orton and Dean Ambrose vs Luke Harper and...