Author - Colin Vassallo

Lilian Garcia misses Raw due to family issue

Lilian Garcia

WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia was given the day off from her Monday Night Raw duties due to a family issue. “Sorry I’m not at #Raw tonight. My dad is in the hospital and I am by his side. Pls pray 4 his recovery,” Garcia wrote on her Twitter before Raw went on the air. Eden Stiles, the wife of WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes, and the ring...

Daniel Bryan and Brock Lesnar advertised for Raw next week

Daniel Bryan

The Smoothie King Center website, the host of next week’s Raw in New Orleans, Louisiana, is advertising both Brock Lesnar and Daniel Bryan for the show. In listing Bryan’s appearance, the website writes, “Plus the return of Daniel Bryan! Witness his return to New Orleans where he won Championship Gold!” WWE didn’t mention the upcoming...

Seth Rollins added to the WWE title match at the Rumble

Seth Rollins

The main event of the Royal Rumble was switched and is now a three way match between the champion Brock Lesnar, John Cena, and the latest addition, Seth Rollins. The change was announced on last night’s Monday Night Raw with Triple H inserting Rollins in the match. This does not count towards his Money In The Bank briefcase and Rollins can still...

WrestleMania pinball machine launched at CES 2015 in Las Vegas

WrestleMania

Stern Pinball, Inc., the world’s oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games, introduced today the new WWE WrestleMania pinball machine at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. WWE WrestleMania will be available in both Pro and Limited Edition models. The WWE Pro and the Limited Edition machines feature an...

Booker T doing color commentary on Raw tonight

Booker T

Can you dig it, sucka? Booker T will be handling color commentary tonight on Monday Night Raw, replacing Jerry “The King” Lawler who was hospitalized last week with diverticulitis. “No #RAW pre or post show for me tonight. Don’t worry though, you can get your Booker T fix on RAW! I’m doing commentary! DIG THAT SUCKAS,” Booker...

The Authority back in charge on Raw tonight

The Authority

The first Raw of 2015 comes to you from the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, tonight and The Authority is back in charge! Following last week’s angle with Cena, Rollins, Edge, and Christian, Cena brought back The Authority to save Edge from getting Curb Stomped on the MITB briefcase. Triple H and Stephanie McMahon then celebrated...

Seth Rollins misses live event in Hidalgo, Texas

Seth Rollins

Money In The Bank winner Seth Rollins missed out on last night’s non-televised WWE live event in Hidalgo, Texas, after there were issues with his travel arrangements. “Apologies to the fans in Hidalgo, TX tonight. Travel circumstances outside my control caused me to miss the show. Really bums me out,” Rollins wrote on his Twitter. Rollins...

WWE announces the lauch of Network in the UK…again

WWE Network

WWE has announced the launch of the WWE Network in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland for January 19, its third attempt to launch the over-the-top service in the area. The Network will be the U.S. version, meaning it will be available on the Internet, iOS, Android devices, gaming consoles, Smart TVs, and other devices rather than a...

Sky in the UK raises WWE PPV prices by 5 GBP

Royal Rumble

While the majority of WWE fans around the world enjoy the former pay-per-views as part of the WWE Network for $9.99 a month, UK fans have once again got the short end of the stick. Not only the Network is still absent from the United Kingdom, but the monthly WWE specials on Sky Box Office had their price increased from £14.95 to £19.95. With the...

Part two of season 3 of Total Divas returns tonight on E!

Total Divas

The E! reality show Total Divas will return for the second part of season 3 tonight starting at 10PM EST. There will be some cast changes start tonight with Trinity and Summer Rae out of the cast and replaced by Paige and Alicia Fox. The remaining cast – Brie, Nikki, Arianne, Eva Marie, Natalya, and Rosa all return for the new...

Several talents sign new deals with TNA

Mr Anderson

TNA’s talent relations department has been busy signing up different individuals to new deals now that the future of the company seems to be in better shape of surviving with Discovery Communications’ Destination America airing Impact from this month. After Kurt Angle re-signed with TNA last week, the company announced that Ethan Carter III...

Jim Ross returns to commentary tonight at Wrestle Kingdom 9

Jim Ross

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will be calling his first wrestling matches since January 2013 tonight as he teams up with Matt Striker to handle the English language broadcast of NJPW’s WrestleKingdom 9 pay-per-view in Tokyo, Japan. Produced by Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling, Wrestle Kingdom 9 will be airing on pay-per-view in the United...

CM Punk hosting live Q&A at UFC 182 weekend today

CM Punk

Former WWE champion and now a member of the UFC roster, CM Punk, will be the featured guest of a Q&A session today. The Q&A takes place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, as part of the UFC 182 weekend activities and will start at 5PM EST. The whole broadcast will be streamed live on the Internet on UFC’s YouTube channel and can be...

NXT to start airing on Wednesdays from January 14

NXT

With Smackdown moving to Thursdays this month on SyFy in its original time slot, NXT on the WWE Network had to be moved so it doesn’t clash. The show will now be airing on Wednesdays at 8PM EST on the WWE Network starting January 14. It’s not known if WWE will also change the tapings to Wednesdays instead of Thursdays but the NXT specials...

Jerry “The King” Lawler hospitalized

Jerry Lawler

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler is currently hospitalized in Memphis at the Methodist North Hospital and is being treated for diverticulitis. Lawler’s girlfriend, Lauryn McBride, posted some photos of her and Lawler sporting new year hats and acting goofy. “He’s up and awake for the time being, so we decided...

CM Punk chooses Roufusport as his new MMA gym

CM Punk

CM Punk has chosen Roufusport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as his new MMA gym as he begins his journey in the UFC. Roufusport was ideal for Punk as it’s just a 90 minute drive away from where he lives in Chicago which means he doesn’t have to relocate to train. The MMA academy has two champions in its group at the moment, Anthony Pettis, the UFC...

WWE stocks end the year just 75 cents more than 52-week low

WWE HQ

WWE stocks ended the year 2014 at $11.30 a piece, dropping 8.43% in aftermarket hours after it finished the trading day at $12.34. It was quite a turbulent year for the stocks, reaching a 52-week high of $31.98 earlier this year as Wall Street was bullish on WWE Network subscribers and the TV rights renewal with NBC Universal. But that all came...

Raw rating for 12/29/2014

RAW

The last Raw of 2014 pulled one of its lowest rating in 17 years as the show drew just 3,459,000 average viewers, down 172,000 from last week’s show. Hour one did 3,174,000, followed by 3,476,000 in the third hour and then 3,726,000 in the third and final hour. The only good news this week was the increase from first to third hour with the show...