Author - Colin Vassallo

Batista talks potential WWE return and fights with creative

Batista

In an interview with Chris Van Vliet of WSVN-TV in Miami, former WWE champion Dave Bautista spoke about what he wants to return to the WWE, clearly not closing down the door for a potential return. Bautista, who was doing the interview to promote the James Bond Spectre movie, said that he did not enjoy his last WWE run as he wanted to be the heel...

Madusa and Paige go at it online

Madusa

WWE Hall of Famer Alundra Blayze, who prefers to go by the name of Madusa, is having a online feud with former two time Divas champion Paige and the two have been going at it for quite a while. In a message posted on her Instagram over the weekend, Madusa said that she knows what Paige “did” to Nattie and thinks that she “hates” the bond...

Jerry Lawler and girlfriend involved in car crash

Jerry Lawler

In a post on her Facebook, Lauryn McBride who is Jerry “The King” Lawler’s girlfriend, said that the two were involved in a car crash yesterday on their way home. “A girl ran a red light and hit us totaling the car,” Lauryn wrote. “I think Jerry is superman…not a scratch or anything…he tried to cover me to save me from the airbag...

Bret Hart sells his Hawaii house

Bret Hart

Bret Hart has sold his Hawaii house for $705,000 according to the Los Angeles Times, making $30,000 in profit on the property which he bought back in 2004. The 2,064 square foot home was located in Kailua-Kona and was built into a hillside in the Kuakini Heights area. It features a wet bar, a center-island kitchen, an office, three bedrooms, three...

Pontiac Silverdome, site of WrestleMania III, to be demolished

WrestleMania

The Pontiac Silvedrome, the site of WrestleMania III, is going to crash down after a sale of $29 million ran out of time. The Detroit Free Press is reporting that the 40 year old stadium will meet its end in the Spring of next year. The high costs of renovating the stadium was a huge factor in not securing a deal. The roof was damaged in 2013...

Alicia Fox shaves head and now sporting a mohawk

Alicia Fox

WWE Diva Alicia Fox pulled a Sheamus and is now sporting a mohawk. Yes, a mohawk! The first ever African American Divas champion posted a photo on her Instagram account showing a “sneak preview” of her new look and added the hashtag #girlsthatrockmohawks. The foxy one had been wearing a weave for the past few years and is now back to her...

MSG live special breaks WWE Network records

WWE Network

The October 3 live event from Madison Square Garden featuring Brock Lesnar vs Big Show and John Cena vs Seth Rollins in a cage match which was broadcast on the WWE Network became the most-watched non-PPV show on the Network. The announcement came from George Barrios, WWE’s Chief Strategy and Financial Officer, during yesterday’s conference...

Alberto Del Rio added to the upcoming WWE European tour

Alberto Del Rio

With Randy Orton and Rusev off the upcoming European tour, WWE has added United States champion Alberto Del Rio to the mix who will be replacing Orton. Del Rio will be joining the tour headlined by Roman Reigns. The other tour is headlined by Seth Rollins. Del Rio has already a packed schedule with WWE and he’s still the AAA Mega Heavyweight...

Steve Austin launches his own beer Broken Skull IPA

Steve Austin

WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin and El Segundo Brewing Company, one of LA’s premier craft breweries, have teamed up to create the Steve Austin Broken Skull IPA beer. “Proud to announce my new beer w @ESBCBrews. Broken Skull IPA. One bad ass beer. #cheers,” Austin wrote on his Twitter yesterday. The beer will initially be available in...

WWE stocks drop nearly 13% of value during trading day

WWE HQ

Despite beating Wall Street’s estimates with a rather strong quarter, WWE stocks were body slammed throughout the day and lost 12.83% of its value from yesterday’s closing. Stocks closed the day at 17.39, a decrease of $2.56 from Wednesday’s closing. It had a high of $18.98 but it was clear from the start that things were not going to look...

Rusev out for up to a month with bicep injury

Rusev

Rusev’s injury from the Main Event tapings this past Tuesday prior to Smackdown was confirmed by WWE.COM today. Rusev sustained a proximal bicep tendon rupture during his match with Neville. AS reported earlier, the match was stopped due to the injury and Rusev was not happy about it, even chasing the timekeeper through the stands. The injury...

William Regal undergoes second neck surgery

William Regal

NXT coach William Regal underwent a second neck operation last week which was performed by WWE’s medical director Dr. Joseph Maroon. In an interview with the WWE.COM, Regal revealed that he underwent a procedure called laminectomy, where they go in and completely clean out the calcium deposits from the back. The surgery lasted just over an hour...

WWE Q3 2015 business by segment

WWE HQ

Below are the results by region and business segment for Q3 2015. Out of the total ten different businesses within WWE, seven of them registered an increase over the prior year quarter while three of them were in the red. Those which performed better include: WWE Network increased to $36.4 million from $22.4 million in the prior year quarter;...

Pay-per-view buys for 3 events in Q3 2015

WWE logo

Embedded in the press release announcing the Q3 2015 results were the buy rates of each pay-per-view that happened throughout the quarter. WWE presented 3 pay-per-views: Battleground, SummerSlam, and Night of Champions. Battleground did 80,000 worldwide PPV buys as compared to 99,000 last year. SummerSlam had 121,000 buys versus the 147,000 from...

WWE announces Q3 2015 financial results

WWE HQ

WWE today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2015. For the quarter, the Company reported net income of $10.4 million, or $0.14 per share, compared to a net loss of $5.9 million, or $0.08 loss per share, in the third quarter last year. “During the quarter, we made significant progress on the growth of our...