Author - Colin Vassallo

John Cena advertised for first Smackdown on USA Network

John Cena

John Cena will be appearing on the January 5 Smackdown television tapings, the first show on the new permanent home, USA Network. While Smackdown has aired on USA Network in the past for live specials, including an upcoming one in December, this will kick off the “USA Network era” of Smackdown as it moves from SyFy after five years. The event...

AJ Brooks autobiography to be released in Spring 2017

AJ Lee

The Leschne Agency announced today that former WWE Divas champion AJ Brooks will be releasing her autobiography in Spring 2017. Titled Crazy Is My Superpower, the book will chronicle the rise of the New Jersey native “from 100-pound nerd growing up in extreme poverty and enduring years of abuse, to international sex symbol and professional...

WWE issues statement over Charlotte/Paige angle from Raw

Charlotte

WWE issued a short statement on the use of Reid Flair’s name during the Monday Night Raw angle between Paige and Charlotte which got a ton of negative responses. “Subject matter this personal is only approved as a result of the strong advocacy of the talent themselves. Notwithstanding that, WWE is ultimately responsible for what airs in...

WWE awards 4 more scholarships at Full Sail University

WWE logo

WWE has awarded four $10,000 scholarships to students at Full Sail University today, bringing the total of scholarships awarded to 18 that amount to $180,000 in just two and a half years. The four students are Joanne Castillo, a Recording Arts student from San Jose, California; Travis Daniels, a Film student from Buford, Georgia; Brandon Mojica, a...

Adult website Brazzers offers Eva Marie a second career option

Eva Marie

Adult entertainment company Brazzers has offered WWE Diva Eva Marie a job if her wrestling career doesn’t pan out the way she wants. [email protected] when this whole wrestling thing blows up in your face, give us a call,” read a tweet sent out today from their official Twitter account which has over 600,000 followers. The tweet was met with...

WWE week on USA Network starts on December 20

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Just like every year, USA Network will have a WWE Week during the Christmas week which will kick off on December 20. On Sunday, December 20, USA Network will air Santa’s Little Helper at 8PM EST, the new movie featuring The Miz and Paige along with 90210 star AnnaLynne McCord. On Monday, December 21, the 2015 Slammy Awards with a little bit of...

WWE signs the artist formerly known as La Sombra from CMLL

Manuel Oropeza

WWE today announced that it has signed Manuel Alfonso Andrade Oropeza, of Mexico City, the man formerly known as La Sombra to a developmental deal and will be reporting to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. Oropeza signed with CMLL in 2007 and held the CMLL Trio and Tag Team titles and the NWA Welterweight and Middleweight titles. He...

Pop to become TNA Impact’s 4th home in 12 years

Impact Wrestling

With TNA’s move to Pop, the company has now been on four different networks since it started operating a weekly television series. TNA started on Fox Sports Net in 2004 before it moved to Spike TV in 2005. The 9 year relationship with Spike ended this year and TNA moved its flagship television program to Destination America, a largely unknown...

TNA moving to Pop TV from January 2016

TNA

TNA Wrestling will be leaving Destination America and will be debuting on Pop TV on January 5, 2016. The deal kicks off with a live two-hour broadcast and Impact will then start airing every Tuesdays at 9PM EST. “Wrestling has been a fan-fueled staple since the ’50s and continues to be some of the most watched, appointment-tune content in all...

John Cena to host military-themed reality show for Fox

John Cena

Deadline.com is reporting that John Cena will be hosting a new television reality show titled American Grit which will be airing on Fox next year. Cena has been off WWE television for the past few weeks and is not scheduled to be back until next month as he is taping the show. American Grit – which got a 10-episode order – will feature...

Ric Flair not happy that Reid’s name was used on Raw

Ric Flair

During his latest podcast, 16 time World Heavyweight champion Ric Flair said that he cried when he saw the angle between his daughter Charlotte and Paige on Raw and his dead son Reid was pulled into it. Ric did not like the fact that Reid’s name was used to enhance the angle but would not say anything negative because of his daughter’s...

Raw rating for 11/16/2015

Raw

Monday Night Raw rebounded in the ratings a little bit this week after sinking to new lows with the last episode. This week the show pulled 3,292,000 viewers, up from last week’s 3,173,000, adding roughly 119,000 viewers. Hour one pulled in 3,541,000 viewers, followed by 3,290,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,047,000 in the third and...

Lana accuses Paige of bullying her in NXT

Lana

Her line on David Flair during the Raw final segment was not the only thing that led Paige trending on Twitter today as the former two time Divas champion got into an argument with fellow Diva Lana, possibly planting seeds for a feud when Lana gets back. Lana wrote a tweet which she later deleted and Paige called her out on it for talking crap and...

Taz alleges Rousey vs Holm fight was a work

Taz

Former WWE and TNA color commentator Taz is all over the headlines after he stated on his daily morning radio show that the UFC Bantamweight title fight between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm was a work. Taz, discussing the outcome on The Taz Show on CBS’ Play.It, said that he’s been around enough to know when something is a work. He explained...

Semi finals for the WWE World Heavyweight title tournament set

WWE Title

The WWE World Heavyweight title tournament semi finals were set last night on Raw after all four quarter final matches were held during the broadcast. The two semi finals will feature Roman Reigns taking on Alberto Del Rio and Kevin Owens wrestling Dean Ambrose. The winners of those two matches will then meet in the final of the tournament which...