Author - Colin Vassallo

Raw rating for 11/14/2016

Monday Night Raw this week drew 2,877,000 viewers, perhaps a disappointment considering both Brock Lesnar and Goldberg were advertised. It’s up 110,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one drew 2,960,000 viewers, then dipped slightly to 2,930,000, before finishing the night with 2,743,000 for the big Survivor Series angle at the end...

Smackdown celebrates 900 episodes tonight on USA Network

Smackdown will celebrate its 900th episode live on USA Network tonight with special appearances by The Undertaker and Edge. The Undertaker has not appeared on WWE television since his WrestleMania 32 match against Shane McMahon while Hall of Famer Edge, apart from his WWE Network show, has been absent from WWE television since September 2015...

Citi card holders can purchase WrestleMania 33 tickets now

Citi card holders can get their WrestleMania 33 tickets starting today, one day before the pre-sale hits the Internet. The offer to purchase tickets today is only for Citi bank members who have a Citi credit card or Citibank Debit MasterCard who are legal residents of the 50 United States or District of Columbia. You must make your purchase using...

WWE offering five big events free for ex-WWE Network subscribers

WWE is sending out e-mails to former WWE Network subscribers urging them to resubscribe to the service and in return get the next five major events for free up until the end of January 2017. The e-mail notes that the offer will include NXT Takeover: Toronto, the Survivor Series, TLC, Roadblock, and even the Royal Rumble next year. WWE runs a free...

Vader given two years to live due to heart failure

Former WCW champion Leon “Vader” White revealed on Twitter that two heart doctors gave him two more years to live due to congestive heart failure, the after effects from his football and wrestling career. The 61-year-old who still wrestles occasionally is on the heavy-end of the scale and the diagnosis isn’t a big surprise to...

WWE redesigns the WrestleMania 33 seating chart

WWE has changed the seat map for WrestleMania 33 at the Camping World Stadium, moving the stage further to the back and adding more seats to the north side of the stadium. Before, the floor had big empty areas with only half the aisle having full seats on each side with the rest of the entrance way having only a few rows on each side, with the...

Joey Styles fired from two other indie promotions

Joey Styles went from working three different wrestling indie promotions to nothing in a span of a few days thanks to his comment from Saturday night during EVOLVE’s show. After Gabe Sapolsky of EVOLVE fired Styles, Beyond Wrestling also tweeted that they have severed their relationship with the former WWE executive. “Joey Styles will no...

First pre-sale code for WrestleMania 33 tickets released

WWE announced the first WrestleMania pre-sale code for the pre-sale which kicks off in two days. Those looking to get ahead in tickets for WrestleMania can use the code NETWORK, starting Wednesday, November 16 at 10AM EST on Ticketmaster.com. The cheapest ticket will be priced $35, then $50, $75, $150, $175, $200, $250, $350, $450, $1,000, and...

Ric and Charlotte Flair releasing new book in 2017

Two-time WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair and his daughter Charlotte are releasing a new book titled Second Nature: The Legacy of Ric Flair and the Rise of Charlotte. The book, published by St. Martin’s Press, will contain 320 pages and will be released on July 25, 2017. The synopsis of the book reads, “Ric Flair is a 16-time World Champion and...

Goldberg and Lesnar to appear together on Raw tonight

Goldberg and Brock Lesnar will come face to face in the ring for the first time since WrestleMania XX tonight on Monday Night Raw, just a week away from the massive Survivor Series. The two have been appearing on the show every other week and have so far avoided each other but tonight, live from the Keybank Center in Buffalo, New York, that wait...

Linda McMahon comments on Cabinet position rumors

Linda McMahon appeared on Eye Witness News 3’s Face The State television program yesterday to talk about her longtime friend, and now President-elect Donald Trump. The former WWE CEO mentioned that he’s the first United States President who is a WWE Hall of Famer and noted how she’s known Trump for a very long time, meeting him at a concert...

Bilbao hosts final leg of 12-day WWE European tour

WWE wraps up its second European tour of the year today, with a final live event in Bilbao, Spain. The Raw crew already finished off their end of the tour yesterday and are US-bound for tomorrow’s live Monday Night Raw. The Smackdown crew flies out after the final show for the 900th special episode of Smackdown, also live. WWE Superstars and...

Joey Styles fired from EVOLVE

Joey Styles was fired from EVOLVE yesterday after he made a remark based off the leaked audio tape of President-elect Donald Trump that took the news by storm last month. During the live iPPV, Styles told ring announcer Joanna Rose that she was looking great and if the next United States President was present, “he’d want to grab her by….”...