Author - Colin Vassallo

John Cena receives the 2016 USO Legacy of Achievement Award

WWE Superstar John Cena was honored yesterday at the USO-Metro Annual Awards Dinner and received the 2016 Legacy Of Achievement Award. This year happened to be the 75th anniversary of the USO as well. The black tie affair was attended by senior government and military leaders, members of Congress, as well as business and community leaders. From...

Raw rating for 04/18/2016

The taped Raw from London, England, drew a total of 3,335,000 viewers, the lowest since the February 15 edition and nearly 200,000 viewers less from last week’s show. Hour one started with 3,486,000 viewers which then increased to 3,541,000 but went down to 2,980,000 for the third and final hour. A total of 561,000 viewers tuned out of the show...

Scotland gets first WWE television tapings in November

The city of Glasgow in Scotland will be getting their first taste of live WWE television tapings as Monday Night Raw and Smackdown will be coming to Scotland for the first time ever in November. As part of the second European tour of the year, WWE is bringing both television tapings to The SSE Hydro on November 7 and November 8. Typically...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Season 5 finale

Tonight marks the season 5 finale of Total Divas with an episode titled C’est La Diva Part 2. The synopsis for the show reads, “In the season finale, the Divas’ Paris getaway continues, as the divide between the Divas deepens. Upon their return from Paris, Rosa finally meets her little bundle of joy and Nikki learns the fate of her...

More matches announced for Payback 2016

Several matches have been announced for the upcoming Payback pay-per-view which takes place on May 1 from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois. Two title matches – in addition to the WWE World Heavyweight title match between Reigns and Styles – were added. The Intercontinental title will be on the line with The Miz defending against...

Bret Hart returning to WWE at Payback 2016

WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart will be appearing at the Payback pay-per-view on May 1 and will be in the corner of Natalya as she wrestles Charlotte for the WWE Women’s title. This scenario was already played out at the first ever NXT Takeover event in May 2014 where the two battled for the vacant NXT Women’s title after Paige moved...

More info on the potential TNA takeover by Aroluxe

In addition to Wrestling Observer’s report earlier today regarding the sale of TNA, PWInsider.com added more details to the story, a story which might spell the end of Dixie Carter’s reign in TNA. The agreement between TNA and the Tennessee-based company Aroluxe started in January of this year with Aroluxe pumping in the money for TNA...

Three new cast members official for season 6 of Total Divas

Total Divas will return to E! for its sixth season with three new cast members joining the crew. The news was made official today by E! in a press release. To debut this Fall, the new Total Divas will follow the Bella Twins, Eva Marie, Naomi, Natalya, Paige and newcomers Lana, Renee Young, and Maryse, who recently returned to the company full...

Bella Twins get their own spinoff show on E! titled Total Bellas

The Bella Twins are getting their own spinoff show on E! titled Total Bellas, with six, one-hour episodes giving viewers exclusive look at the lives of the Bella Twins and their family including John Cena, Daniel Bryan, their mom and husband John Laurinaitis and their brother and his wife. “We are excited to build on one of our most successful...

Tennessee company rumored to purchase big stake in TNA

The rumors floating around are that TNA Wrestling is just about to sell a stake to Aroluxe, a web development, advertising agency, and marketing consultants company based out of Brentwood, Tennessee. Two of the executives of Aroluxe are Ron and Don Harris, the former WWE, WCW, and TNA tag team. The unclear question is if this sale will be a...

WWE Tag Team tournament continues tonight on Raw

The WWE Tag Team tournament to crown the new number one contenders will continue on Monday Night Raw tonight in London. The two semi final matches will take place during the broadcast featuring The Usos vs The Vaudevillains, and Enzo Amore and Big Cass vs The Dudley Boyz. The winners will then face off at a later date, most likely on the next Raw...

Finn Balor becomes the longest reigning NXT champion in history

Yesterday, the current NXT champion Finn Balor became the longest reigning NXT champ in history, surpassing Neville’s record of 287 days. There have been seven NXT champions so far – Seth Rollins, Big E, Bo Dallas, Adrian Neville, Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens, and Balor – and Balor won the title on July 4, 2015 during a WWE Network event...

The New Day visit….the New Day newspaper headquarters

While WWE is in London, Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston and Big E went to visit the headquarters of the British newspaper called the New Day. The trio were photographed sitting down and reading the newspaper bearing their name and will also be “guest editing” tomorrow’s edition. The New Day newspaper was launched on February 29 of this year by...

Raw taped from London, England tonight

Monday Night Raw will not be live tonight however it will be on a few hours tape delay as WWE is on the other side of the pond for their usual post-WrestleMania Revenge Tour. Raw will take place from London’s O2 Arena in England in front of a usual rabid crowd which knows how to have fun. The Brits are normally the ones who start all chaos at...

Ryback not happy with spot at WrestleMania 32

During the WWE tour in Dubai a few days ago, Ryback was interviewed by 104.4 Virgin Radio Dubai host and long-time wrestling fan Myles, an interview which might raise some eyebrows back at home. Asked if he was happy with his spot at WrestleMania 32, Ryback didn’t beat around the bush much and said no and not just this WrestleMania, but the...

The Undertaker now completely off the European tour

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that The Undertaker has now been taken out completely from the WrestleMania Revenge Tour in Europe. Originally Taker was supposed to wrestle at five different live events including the Smackdown tapings this Tuesday from London’s O2 Arena. Then his schedule was taken down to just two events, Smackdown in...

Two WWE Superstars suspended for violation of Wellness Program

WWE today announced that two of its Superstars have been suspended for 60 days following a second violation of the company’s Talent Wellness Program policy. The Social Outcasts will have one less member running around as Adam Rose is one of the two suspended. It’s not known when he got the first hit. The other suspended Superstar is Konnor...

EVOLVE announces two matches for WWE Global Cruiserweight Series

Two more qualifying matches for the WWE Global Cruiserweight series were announced for an EVOLVE show that will take place on May 7 in Queens, New York. The two matches are Drew Gulak vs Tracy Williams and Fred Yehi vs TJ Perkins. It’s interesting to note that the first match involves the EVOLVE Tag Team champions so one of them will go ahead in...