Author - Colin Vassallo

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...

TNA to air Lockdown on Impact instead of pay-per-view

Impact Wrestling

One of TNA’s few remaining pay-per-views, Lockdown, will now be airing as part of Impact with tapings being held on Friday, January 9, at the Manhattan Center in New York. All matches during this broadcast will be inside the 6 sides of steel including the main event known as Lethal Lockdown. The decision to put a former pay-per-view on free...

Daniel Bryan discusses his return in a WWE.COM interview

Daniel Bryan

In a video interview with WWE.COM, Daniel Bryan discussed the “disbelief” after he was told he’s cleared to return to the ring after so many struggles and hurdles and no one knowing what was going on with his arm. Bryan said they found a guy in Denver, Colorado, and he said he knew how to fix him. He didn’t believe him at first but sure...

TNA announces that Kurt Angle has re-signed with the company

Kurt Angle

TNA Wrestling today announced that Hall of Famer and former champion Kurt Angle has signed a new contract with the company. “Kurt Angle’s arrival nearly a decade ago put TNA on the map. Now Kurt leads a fresh, young IMPACT WRESTLING locker room into a whole new era on Destination America,” said TNA President Dixie Carter. “Once Kurt steps...

Randy Orton saves Cena after Raw goes off the air

Randy Orton

Randy Orton was advertised to appear at the Verizon Center last night in Washington, DC, and he did, only after the show went off the air though. After cameras stopped rolling, Big Show, Seth Rollins and J&J Security continued the attack on John Cena and after a few, the former WWE champion showed up for the save. Orton then gave Noble...

The Authority back in charge in WWE

The Authority

The whole Survivor Series Team Cena vs Team Authority match seems like it was for nothing as yesterday on Raw, The Authority made their return and will start 2015 in charge again. WWE pulled the plug on the angle just after a month when Sting “saved” everyone from The Authority and Triple H and Stephanie McMahon raised a glass to the new year...

Daniel Bryan announces he’s entering the 2015 Royal Rumble

Daniel Bryan

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan announced on Raw last night that he will be entering the 2015 Royal Rumble 30-man over-the-top rope match. Just hours before appearing on Raw, Bryan sent out a tweet that many thought he would be announcing his retirement. “Everyone comes to a crossroads in their life and I’ve come to mine. I...