Author - Colin Vassallo

February 11 NXT special now titled Takeover: Rival

NXT

Next week’s NXT special on the WWE Network was given a new name, this time titled Takeover: Rival. The first ever special was titled Arrival, and now the company is using the same Arrival logo but with the NXT logo covering the first two letters. The show will be held on Wednesday, February 11, and airing live on the WWE Network from Full...

Chyna points out “double standard” in the WWE HOF

Chyna

The Chyna/Hall of Fame debate continued on Twitter thanks to Steve Austin who brought up the subject to Triple H during the Unleashed podcast on the WWE Network. One particular fan noted that Chyna should never be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame because of her former career as a porn actress. The “Ninth Wonder Of The World” noted...

Raw rating for 02/02/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw this week drew a total of 4,292,000 viewers, down 128,000 from last week’s Royal Rumble fall out. Hour one did 4,466,000 viewers, followed by 4,403,000 viewers in the second hour and then down to 4,008,000 for the third and final hour. The show lost nearly half a million viewers over the three hour show from start to...

Triple H talks issues with CM Punk on Austin’s podcast

CM Punk

Just like he asked Vince McMahon, Steve Austin touched the subject of CM Punk with Triple H on his Unleashed podcast last night. Triple H said that there was a history between them which started when he said he’s never seen Punk before he came to WWE’s developmental and that wasn’t meant to be a knock on CM Punk. He said that he never had...

Dwayne Johnson in Furious 7 Super Bowl trailer

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was part of the $4.4 million Furious 7 trailer which aired yesterday during the Super Bowl on NBC. The trailer, showing new out-of-this-world stunts, features the whole cast of Furious 7 including the departed Paul Walker and the other two lead actors Vin Diesel and The Rock. Other cast members in the movie include...

Free month of WWE Network for new subscribers starts today

WWE Network

Starting today, WWE is offering the entire month of February free for new WWE Network subscribers, the second month-long free promotion following last November. Only fans who never subscribed to the Network are eligible for this promotion which is available to all parts of the world except for Canada. You will have to cancel your subscription by...

Spoilers from the TNA Impact London tapings

Impact Wrestling

W-O reader Ian Hamilton attended the last set of TNA Impact tapings in London yesterday, held at Wembley’s SSE Arena. The company had a very successful tour with packed crowds across all three live events in Glasgow, Manchester, and now London. TNA taped two sets of Impact shows at every stop which is around a month and a half worth of...

TNA wraps up UK tour today with show in London

TNA

TNA wraps up its Maximum Impact 2015 Tour in the United Kingdom tonight with the final set of Impact tapings in London at Wembley. The tour started on Thursday in Glasgow, Scotland, and then moved to Manchester last night, both shows in front of good-sized crowds. This yearly tour is very important to TNA as financially they do pretty well due to...

The Miz to guest star on USA Network’s Sirens next week

The Miz

Former WWE champion The Miz will be appearing as a special guest on the USA Network series Sirens this coming Tuesday, February 3, starting at 10:30PM EST. The Miz will be playing the role of Lance, a gym trainer in episode 9 of the series. Sirens follows follows Chicago’s best EMTs through their professional and personal lives. The show...

Tickets for post-WrestleMania 31 Smackdown on sale

Smackdown

Tickets for the post-WrestleMania Smackdown in Fresno, California, on Tuesday, March 31, went on sale to the general public this morning on Ticketmaster. The Save Mart Center will host these tapings just two days after WrestleMania and tickets are available for $15, $25, $40, $55, $65, and $100 plus other fees. No VIP Platinum packages are being...

Triple H to make “huge announcement” on Raw this Monday

Triple H

WWE teased a huge announcement for this Monday’s Raw on last night’s live Smackdown as Triple H said he will be addressing the “controversy” from the Royal Rumble and the announcement will “shake the WWE universe to its core.” The controversy he was referring to is Roman Reigns winning the 30-man over-the-top rope Rumble match and the...

Drew Galloway debuts on Impact in Glasgow, Scotland

Drew Galloway

Former WWE Superstar Drew Galloway, who used the name Drew McIntyre, made his TNA debut last night in Glasgow, Scotland, during the first stop of the TNA Maximum Impact tour. The Scottish wrestler made his surprise appearance at the Impact tapings and came to the aid of TNA British Boot Camp season 2 competitor, Grado. Galloway had a hoodie on...