Author - Colin Vassallo

TNA UK tour changed to all Impact TV tapings

Impact

TNA announced today that their upcoming Maximum Impact tour in the United Kingdom will all be Impact television tapings. With a television deal now in place, TNA can tape television shows weeks ahead of their airing just like they did with Spike and with a healthy crowd expected in the UK it makes sense to turn those non-televised shows into TV...

Austin’s live podcast with McMahon to run for an hour

Steve Austin

The live Steve Austin podcast tomorrow with Vince McMahon on the WWE Network is scheduled to go an hour immediately right after Monday Night Raw according to the online schedule of the Network website. This special edition of The Steve Austin Show: Unleashed, will be the first on the Network after the company plugged Austin’s podcast a couple of...

WWE Network’s #FreeFreeFree promotion expires today

WWE Network

Today is the last day of the #FreeFreeFree WWE Network promotion for the month of November. Starting tomorrow, those who do not cancel their subscription online will be charged $9.99 for the month of December so if you do not plan on keeping the service you better cancel before 11:59PM tonight. Those who did not take part in the promotion can...

CM Punk’s interview stings WWE’s highest officials

CM Punk

Unsurprisingly, the CM Punk interview on Colt Cabana’s Art of Wrestling podcast was the talk of the town among WWE Superstars and staff members. Several industry insiders say that while the talent were happy with what was said, management was not pleased about it and it could have been avoided if a non-disparaging agreement was reached with...

Josh Mathews to join Taz on commentary on new Impact

joshmathews

There seems to be one notable change to Impact Wrestling when the first-run shows return to its new home, Destination America. Mike Tenay, the long time TNA commentator, will be giving up his spot for the younger Josh Mathews, the former WWE broadcaster who was surprisingly let go earlier this year. Mathews spent 12 years in the WWE and did...

WWE issues statement on Punk’s medical problems allegations

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In the interview with Colt Cabana, CM Punk ripped on WWE for their lack of care for those who are injured and how everyone is rushed to get back in the ring, specifically mentioning Dr. Amann, WWE’s ringside physician. Punk first mentioned the Rumble concussion story, where he was told he passed his concussion test but they made him run the...

Ryback hits back at CM Punk over interview

Ryback

Following the explosive CM Punk interview, Ryback hit back at Punk on Twitter for calling him a “steroid guy.” In the interview, Punk described the feud with Ryback as something that took 20 years off his life and repeatedly called him that “steroid guy.” “For the record if I quit for being fragile and insecure I would make up excuses...

Dwayne Johnson rumored for Transformers 5 role

Dwayne Johnson

Several movie websites are reporting that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is being considered for the leading role in the fifth instalment of Transformers, replacing Mark Wahlberg. The story making rounds is that Johnson, along with Bruce Willis, will be brought over for a crossover story with G.I. Joe as both franchises are owned by Paramount...

CM Punk reveals the full story about quitting WWE

CM Punk

Former WWE champion CM Punk discussed why he left WWE back in January of this year during a discussion with Colt Cabana on his podcast. Punk said that he was not feeling good health-wise, dating back to the November European tour where he was wrestling being sick. He suffered a concussion at the Royal Rumble and WWE did a concussion test and they...

Bad News Barrett gets his U.S. green card

Wade Barrett

There will be no more immigration problems for Bad News Barrett as the former Intercontinental champion revealed on his Twitter that he finally got a U.S. green card which gives him a permanent resident status of an immigrant in the United States. “Hey @BarackObama, thanks for the Green Card. You’re the man!” the Brit wrote, adding the...

New updates added to WWE SuperCard mobile game

wwesupercard

2K today announced new content for the popular WWE SuperCard collectible card game for mobile devices. The update is available now for download on iOS and Android devices. WWE SuperCard adds more than 60 new cards, 24 new in-ring animations and a new “Survivor” rarity level, boosting the game’s extensive array of collectible content to offer...

Last four episodes of Impact on Spike announced

Impact

TNA Wrestling issued a press release today announcing the final four episodes of Impact on Spike. All four episodes will be ‘Best Of’ shows, highlighting the best of the year 2014 and the greatest moments in TNA history, including matches and footage seen for the first time on Spike. On December 3 and 10, Impact will be showcasing the best of...

Raw rating for 11/24/2014

RAW

The post-Survivor Series Raw got the attention of a lot of interested fans as it did 4,249,000 viewers in total, up almost half a million viewers from the previous week. Sting’s debut and the removal of The Authority from power can be pretty much attributed to the audience jump, which was the best one since the August 11 show. Hour one drew a...

First TNA TV tapings for Impact on Destination America announced

Impact

TNA today announced the first television tapings for the new Impact Wrestling on Destination America, which will take place in New York City. The company will tape for three straight nights starting on January 7 from the Manhattan Center with tickets going on sale on Friday, December 5, at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will start at $20 each. “With...

Michael Cole gets super kicked by Ziggler after Raw

Michael Cole

After Monday Night Raw went off the air, John Cena and Dolph Ziggler continued to beat up on Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble as Daniel Bryan stood in the corner watching the show. The 10-plus minute after show ended on a big high, as Ziggler, Cena, Bryan, and referee Mike Chioda contemplated what to do to end the show. Cena invited Michael Cole in...

Eric Bischoff congratulates Sting on WWE debut

Eric Bischoff

The man who had a big helping hand in shaping up Sting to be The Icon and The Franchise, Eric Bischoff, congratulated the former WCW champion in a message on Twitter. “Congrats to @sting, @WWE. I am very happy and proud to see Sting on a platform he deserves. Great for @WWE and wrestling fans world wide,” Bischoff wrote yesterday. Sting spent...

Anonymous Raw General Manager angle brought back

Anonymous Raw GM

The much-hated anonymous Raw General Manager angle returned on the show last night much to the annoyance of WWE fans. The sound byte that accompanies the Anonymous Raw GM messages was played at the end of Raw and Michael Cole then announced that next week the show will be Cyber Monday with fans deciding most of the matches and stipulations via the...

Daniel Bryan returns to Raw

Daniel Bryan

WWE fans got a nice surprise yesterday on Monday Night Raw with the return of Daniel Bryan after an absence of 5 months. The former WWE World Heavyweight champion came out at the start of the show to see off Triple H and Stephanie McMahon with massive Yes chants in The Authority’s face. He then announced that he was in charge of Raw for the rest...

Dolph Ziggler thanks fans for memorable Survivor Series finale

Dolph Ziggler

After a memorable night that he will remember forever, Dolph Ziggler thanked “Team Ziggler” for the past six years of “ups and downs.” “Damn that was an awesome night,” Ziggler wrote. Being the sole survivor was a big shock to everyone, an unexpected finale which many fans thought would see Cena with his hands raised high. “Oh and...