Author - Colin Vassallo

WWE Night of Champions 2015 tickets now on sale

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Tickets for WWE’s September pay-per-view Night Of Champions have gone on sale through HoustonToyotaCenter.com. Tickets are priced $25, $50, $75, $350, and $400 for ringside which also include a commemorative chair. You can also buy tickets by calling 866-4HOUTIX (866-446-8849). The show – where every WWE title will be on the line –...

CM Punk targeting December or January UFC debut

CM Punk

Former WWE Heavyweight champion CM Punk said that he’s targeting a December 2015 or January 2016 debut in the Octagon. Punk announced this during a media session at the MGM Grand as part of International Fight Week. He said he’d love to fight “tomorrow” but he wants to be as prepared as he can be and when it will be time for him to step...

WWE sends replica title to U.S. Women’s National Soccer team

WWE Title

WWE sent a World Heavyweight title replica to the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team following their FIFA Women’s World Cup victory. The world champs were honored in New York City yesterday with a ticker tape parade and before the festivities started, midfielder player and Olympic gold medalist Megan Rapinoe posed for photos with the title...

Tough Enough competitors going to Monday Night Raw

Tough Enough

The Tough Enough contestants are heading to Monday Night Raw in Atlanta this coming Monday to get their first look at what goes on to produce a three hour live WWE show. The three trainers – Lita, Billy Gunn, and Booker T – announced this to the remaining contestants in a video posted on the Tough Enough website. Gunn did most of the...

HBO picks up second season of Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers

Ballers

HBO has picked up a second season of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s television show Ballers. The announcement came via Michael Lombardo, President of HBO Programming. “The charismatic and hugely talented Dwayne Johnson, along with the rest of the Ballers cast, has truly struck a chord with the HBO audience,” said Lombardo. “We are...

WWE reportedly fires top executive Lisa Fox after 20 year stint

WWE HQ

WWE has reportedly fired Lisa Fox, its Executive Vice President of Content, for reasons still unknown. The news was broken by the official Twitter account of Major League Wrestling. Fox has been working for the WWE since 1995, spending the first six years of her career with the company in television and sponsorship sales. In 2001 she was promoted...

Balor vs Owens to headline NXT Takeover: Brooklyn

NXT Brooklyn

The main event for the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn live show on the WWE Network on the eve of SummerSlam will feature NXT champion Finn Balor defending the title against former champion Kevin Owens. The announcement was made by William Regal, the on-screen NXT general manager during the WWE/Mattel panel at the San Diego Comic Con yesterday. NXT was...

Tough Enough rating for episode 3

Tough Enough

The third episode of Tough Enough drew a total of 1,221,000 viewers with a 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic. This week the show fared better than last week, getting 174,000 viewers more than episode two. It even beat the premiere of the new season by around 12,000 viewers. (Ratings credit: TV By The Numbers)

Vince McMahon hints at WrestleMania announcement soon

Vince Mcmahon

Muscle & Fitness Magazine has an interview with WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon on their website at muscleandfitness.com. In the interview, McMahon discusses the time he whooped Mark Henry’s ass in the gym, stepping into the ring and wrestling, the evolution of the Mr. McMahon character, his fitness and nutrition regimen, and much...

Kurt Angle undergoes successful neck surgery

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle’s neck surgery was successful and the TNA Hall of Famer and former TNA champion is now in recovery. The surgery was performed by Dr. Jho, the director of the Jho Institute for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery at  Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This is not the first time Dr. Jho performed surgery on...

Total Divas season 4 gets lowest season premiere rating

Total Divas

Total Divas season 4 premiered to just 975,000 viewers, down from the 1.2 million the show did in the season 3 premiere. E! switched days for Total Divas, this season airing on Tuesdays rather than on Sundays as it have been in the past. The show did benefit from a good lead in from the Kardashian show on Sunday nights. The season 3 finale did...

Raw rating for 07/06/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw was up a bit in the ratings this week after delivering one of the worst numbers in over 18 years last week. The show did a total of 3,647,000 viewers, up around 220,000 viewers. Apart from last week it’s still the lowest number for the past month. Hour one did 3,637,000 viewers, followed by 3,689,000 in the second hour, and...