Author - Colin Vassallo

Co-workers of Samoa Joe react to his TNA departure on Twitter

Samoa Joe

The departure of Samoa Joe from TNA Wrestling led to several of his peers write about him on their Twitter feed today. Leading the compliments was Kurt Angle, a man who had some epic feuds with Joe himself when he arrived in TNA. “To @SamoaJoe – 1 of the very best I’ve ever had the privilege to wrestle. Many Blessings to you and your...

10-K SEC filings reveal more WWE Network numbers

WWE Network

In their latest 10-K filings with the Securities Exchange Commission, there were some very interesting numbers revealed about the WWE Network. Ever since the Network was launched on February 24, 2014, WWE had approximately 1,490,000 gross subscribers by the year end but a whopping 674,000 decided not to keep the service. In total, WWE generated...

Total Divas season 3 episode 16 rating

Total Divas

Episode 16 of season 3 of Total Divas which was titled ‘All Hail Brie Mode,’ did the lowest rating of the second half of the season, with 914,000 viewers tuning in. That is down 166,000 viewers from the previous week. The show faced some stiff competition from the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live during its time slot like anything else...

Samoa Joe leaves TNA Wrestling

Samoa Joe

TNA has lost one of its longest serving employees as Samoa Joe announced yesterday that he is no longer working for the company in a short tweet. “I have decided to part ways with @ImpactWrestling. My very best to them moving forward, and my eternal thanks to the fans,” Joe wrote. He did not elaborate further as to why he’s...

WWE stocks have another good run on Wall Street today

WWE logo

WWE stocks had another good day today on Wall Street, adding 4.49%, or 75 cents, to its value, ending the day at $17.34 a piece after opening at $16.65. Stocks reached a high of $17.47 and a low of $16.59. With today’s 4% addition, WWE stocks increased 26% since last Thursday when the company released its Q4 2014 and year end results.

Eddie Edwards suffers broken heel at TNA tapings

The Wolves

TNA’s Eddie Edwards is facing a few months on the sidelines after he suffered an apparent broken heel during one of TNA’s One Night Only pay-per-view tapings on Sunday afternoon. Edwards flew back home yesterday missing the last set of PPV tapings and will be getting his injury checked and date set for his surgery. Edwards was wrestling his...

Is Brock Lesnar staying in WWE or leaving after WrestleMania?

Brock Lesnar

In his latest blog, Jim Ross said according to sources it’s looking more likely that Brock Lesnar stays with WWE past WrestleMania 31. According to these sources, the apparent change of heart is due long term health affects of fighting, specifically concussion oriented issues. Lesnar’s WWE deal is set to expire after WrestleMania 31 and the...

Wyatt and Cena slightly injured during Raw dark match

Bray Wyatt

According to eye witness reports, Bray Wyatt vomited during his dark match with John Cena after Raw went off the air last night. Other reports don’t mention Wyatt getting sick however the one thing in common is that Wyatt botched a spot with Cena when he he lost his grip and both were reportedly hurt, with Cena even getting cut in the face. The...

Ric Flair also set for Raw tonight in Orlando

Ric Flair

PWInsider.com is reporting that another WWE Hall of Famer, Ric Flair, will be on Raw tonight. Flair, who is under contract to the company, hasn’t been used much by WWE over the last year even though he underwent medicals to resume life on the road full time. Flair is expected to play a part in the current Triple H vs Sting storyline on the show...

Dusty Rhodes on Monday Night Raw tonight

Dusty Rhodes

WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes will be on Monday Night Raw tonight to take part in the Goldust and Stardust storyline that has been going on for the past few weeks. Last week, the ‘American Dream’ wrote on Twitter that he will be attending Raw to check up on his boys. “It’s hard times for the Rhodes family. This Monday on Raw I will...

TNA finishes 5 days worth of tapings at Universal today

TNA

TNA wraps up their five day live event set of television tapings at Universal Studios Back Lot Stage 20 tonight with six hours of wrestling. This particular tour was to tape eight special One Night Only pay-per-views as well as Xplosion matches catered for International markets. Each day – except for the first one back on Thursday –...

Cesaro’s Twitter account hacked by fan

Antonio Cesaro

First it was Seth Rollins, now it’s Cesaro as the Swiss’ Twitter account was hacked by a disgruntled fan who’s had enough of the way WWE is treating Cesaro. But this time thankfully there were no nude photos posted. “You know what? I’m sick of Vince McMahon and his bullshit. I don’t even get a chance to get the tag titles...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: All Hail Brie Mode

Total Divas

Episode 16 of season 3 of Total Divas, titled All Hail Brie Mode, airs tonight on E! The synopsis of the show reads, “Brie and Paige take the UK by storm making Nikki worry Brie’s extreme behavior will jeopardize their performance in the ring. Meanwhile, Nattie resorts to asking TJ for help with a family disaster and Alicia falls apart...

Vince Russo denies story of talks with Lucha Underground

Lucha Underground

Earlier this week, Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer reported that Vince Russo was in talks to join El Rey’s Lucha Underground and had meetings with executive producer Eric Van Wagenen. On his website, Russo completely denied this, saying that Meltzer is either “an an absolute liar, just looking to stir up his readers by attempting to marry...

Sami Zayn joins WWE tour in United Arab Emirates

Sami Zayn

Former NXT champion Sami Zayn will not be appearing on NXT television for the next four episodes to sell the beating he got at Takeover: Rival, at the hands of the new champion Kevin Owens. Zayn – whose real name is Rami Sebei and parents are from Syria – however joined the WWE crew on their tour of the United Arab Emirates over the...

WWE stocks rise 15% on a good trading day for investors

WWE HQ

It was a good day for WWE investors today as stocks soared 15% during trading hours, ending the day at $16.56 each, an increase of $2.20 per share. Stocks reached a high of $16.91 during the day after starting at $14.39. In two days, stocks increased 22% following the Q4 2014 and year end results which was released yesterday. Wall Street seems...

Pay-per-view numbers from three shows held in Q4 2014

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In the latest quarter and year end financial report, WWE disclosed the exact number of buys for their three pay-per-views that the company produced in the last quarter of 2014. Hell In A Cell in October did 83,000 buys, down from the 228,000 of the previous year. Survivor Series did 100,000 buys, down from 177,000 of 2013, while TLC did 39,000...