Author - Colin Vassallo

No decision yet from DISH to offer WrestleMania 32 on pay-per-view

WrestleMania 32

One of the biggest television and pay-per-view providers, DISH, has so far not made a decision if it will carry WrestleMania 32 on traditional pay-per-view. When we reached out to the company today, their corporate communication officer told us, “DISH continues to consider the value of WWE pay-per-view on an event by event basis and has made no...

WWE Network turns 2 today!

WWE Network

The WWE Network turned two years old today, currently standing at just over 1.2 million paid subscribers with data provided until December 31, 2015. WWE officially unveiled the WWE Network to the media and fans worldwide at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 9 live from the Wynn Hotel with Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Triple H, Shawn...

Shane McMahon joins Twitter

Shane McMahon

Shane McMahon has finally joined the Twitter world using the @shanemcmahon username. His Twitter profile reads, “4th generation McMahon in the family business. Father. New Yorker. Sneakerhead.” His first tweet was a thank you to the Detroit crowd, which provided him with a moment he said he would never forget. “What a night. Thank you...

The Undertaker to return on Raw next Monday

Undertaker

It was announced during the Smackdown tapings yesterday that the Undertaker will be returning to Raw this coming Monday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. This will be the first time since the Survivor Series that the Undertaker will be appearing on WWE television. The show celebrated 25 years of the Undertaker and he teamed up with...

Payback 2016 in New Jersey switched to Extreme Rules

Extreme Rules

The Payback pay-per-view at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, has been changed to an Extreme Rules pay-per-view on the same date. Ticketmaster was selling tickets to the Payback event at the arena however now it was changed to Extreme Rules with the Prudential Center website also changing the name of the event. Last year, Extreme Rules...

Raw rating for 02/22/2016

Raw

This week’s Raw, with the surprise return of Shane McMahon, drew a total of 3,884,000 viewers, up 651,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,201,000 viewers, followed by 4,055,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,396,000 in the third and final hour. From hour one to hour three Raw lost a whopping 805,000 viewers. This was the...

Payback 2016 pre-sale now on

Payback

The pre-sale for the Payback pay-per-view kicked off this morning at 10AM EST on Ticketmaster.com with the code WWEPC unlocking tickets for the show. This pre-sale ends on Thursday at 11:59PM EST. Ticket prices are $30, $50, $70, $85, $105, $2015, $405, and $505 with tickets then going on sale for the general public this Friday at Noon...

Lucha Underground to be part of SXSW in Austin, Texas

Lucha Underground

Austin, TX – February 23, 2016 – El Rey Network and South By Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals  announced today that the popular Lucha Libre wrestling series “Lucha Underground” will be part of this year’s SXAméricas celebration in Austin, Texas featuring both a panel and a live event on Tuesday, March 15th, 2016. ...

Vince McMahon drops the F-bomb live on Raw

Vince McMahon

Vince McMahon dropped the F-bomb live on Monday Night Raw last night but thankfully those behind the censor button caught it right on cue. However with thousands of fans filming on their cameras and cell phones, the whole thing was caught on fan footage. After the two shook hands and Shane said that they had a deal, Vince said, “I will have one...

Shane McMahon thanks Detroit crowd for their welcome

Shane McMahon

During the commercial break following the opening segment with Vince, Stephanie, and Shane McMahon, the returning McMahon thanked the Detroit crowd for their fantastic welcome. Standing at the top of the ramp, Shane said, “You truly have no idea…I got goosebumps right now…my nipples are hard! I am excited!” Shane added that it’s been...

Snickers to be exclusive presenting partner of WrestleMania 32

WrestleMania 32

WWE announced that Mars, Inc, will be the exclusive presenting partner of WrestleMania 32 through its Snickers brand. Snickers’ partnership with WWE will be highlighted by a series of custom content integration within the WWE Network telecast, promotional activity at WrestleMania Axxess, and integration on Raw and Smackdown. The agreement also...

Shane McMahon returns to Raw and gets WrestleMania match

Shane McMahon

Almost exactly six years ago after he left the company, Shane McMahon returned to Monday Night Raw to a massive pop that rolled back the years and injected some new life into WrestleMania. Shane came out during the opening segment to interrupt Stephanie McMahon’s speech about receiving the Vincent J. McMahon Legacy of Excellence Award and...

Daniel Bryan Night at Madison Square Garden on March 25

Daniel Bryan

The Madison Square Garden website has updated its information for the upcoming WWE non-televised live event for March 25 and is now listing it as a Daniel Bryan Night. The recently retired former WWE World Heavyweight champion will be at Madison Square Garden as WWE honors the “Yes!” man one more time just a week before WrestleMania...

The Godfather to be inducted into the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame

WWE Hall of Fame

There will be ho train coming to Dallas as WWE today announced that The Godfather will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016. The 54 year old behind the gimmick is Charles Wright, a California native who made his pro wrestling debut in 1989 for the USWA as The Soultaker. After a couple of years with USWA, Wright received a call to...

The road to WrestleMania 32 stars today!

WrestleMania 32

The road to WrestleMania 32 officially starts today with 40 days to go and no other pay-per-views in between between now and then. With the main event of HHH vs Reigns set, the focus now also shifts on other matches and up until this point there’s no clear indication of what those might be. Tonight’s Raw will take place from the Joe Louis...

John Cena says it’s make or break time

John Cena

John Cena has once again teased an early return to the ring by writing another tweet saying he’s been putting in 12 hours a day as he recovers from a torn rotator cuff surgery he underwent just six weeks ago. “Putting in 12 hours a day for the past 6 weeks to try and defy science. It’s make or break,” Cena said. It’s not the first...

WWE officially unveils Shinsuke Nakamura

Shinsuke Nakamura

Today WWE officially announced the signing of former IWGP Heavyweight and Intercontinental champion Shinsuke Nakamura during a press conference held at Hard Rock Cafe in Tokyo, Japan. Nakamura arrived earlier this month in the United States after wrapping up his NJPW duties. “Talent is the lifeblood of our company, and the signing of Shinsuke...

WrestleMania 32 main event set

Roman Reigns

Barring any injuries or fan revolt, the WrestleMania 32 main event was set up last night at the end of Fastlane as WWE World Heavyweight champion Triple H will be defending the gold against number one contender Roman Reigns. Reigns had to go through crowd favorites Dean Ambrose and Brock Lesnar to book his ticket to the main event but the fans...

Fastlane 2016 results

Fastlane

Here are the results from last night’s Fastlane which took place from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Kalisto defeated Alberto Del Rio in a 2 out of 3 falls match to retain the United States title. Kalisto won the first fall, Del Rio won the second, and Kalisto got the third pin for the victory; Sasha Banks and Becky Lynch...