Author - Colin Vassallo

WWE shares nosedive after being discussed on CNBC show

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WWE shares went tumbling down after Nathaniel August, the founder of Mangrove Capital Partners went on CNBC and said in an on-air interview that WWE Network subscriber growth numbers are not strong enough. August said that WWE will earn “nothing” on a corporate level and they will need 1.4 million subscribers to the WWE Network to justify it...

Total Divas season 3 episodes 8 and 9 ratings

Total Divas 3

Episodes 8 and 9 of season 3 of Total Divas were not a big hit and are now the second and third least watched episodes of the entire series among 34 episodes. Episode 8, titled Cross Country Catastrophe, did a total of 826,000 viewers while episode 9, titled Daddy’s Little Girl, did a bit more, 860,000 viewers. The mid-season finale of season 3...

Lilian Garcia back on Raw, Eden Stiles takes Smackdown

Lilian Garcia

As seen last night on Raw, Lilian Garcia is back doing ring announcing for the red show, taking over Justin Roberts who was let go from the company last Monday. Garcia had not announced an episode of Raw since the end of September 2009, when she left the company and was eventually replaced by Roberts himself. With Garcia moving to Raw from...

WWE Slam City to start airing on Nicktoons

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WWE and Nickelodeon today announced that WWE Slam City will debut tomorrow night during the NickSports programming block from 9-11PM EST  on Nicktoons. The 26-episode series is comprised of two-minute shorts featuring WWE Superstars John Cena, Randy Orton, Sheamus, The Miz, Rey Mysterio, Kane and Mark Henry in a new animated world. “This...

Paige and Alicia Fox to join Total Divas cast

Paige

WWE and E! today announced that Paige and Alicia Fox will be joining the cast of Total Divas when the new episodes of season three resume in January. The mid-season finale of this season will air next week with the wedding of Eva Marie and SummerSlam, with new episodes return on January 4. The addition of Paige and Fox will bring the total number...

Ox Baker passes away

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Douglas Baker, known to many in the wrestling industry as Ox Baker, passed away at the age of 80 earlier today after complications from a heart attack. Baker made his wrestling debut in 1962 and went on to wrestle for the World Wide Wrestling Federation, Stampede Wrestling, American Wrestling Association, and many others, and wrestling the likes...

Hulk Hogan advertised for Raw tonight in Kansas City

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan is being advertised for tonight’s Monday Night Raw on the website of the Sprint Center. It’s still not known if he will appear on television or if it’s just for fans after the show, but the website says that Hogan will be returning to Kansas City for the first time in over a decade. The dark main event will be Cena and Ambrose...

Japan goes crazy for Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson

Former WWE champion Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson arrived in Japan amidst a media and fan frenzy that saw thousands of people show up for his appearances promoting his movie Hercules. Perhaps the biggest surprise was the appearance of The Great Muta who came out during the premiere of the movie dressed as Hercules. The two had a stare down and...

The Boogeyman is comin’ to get ya!

The Boogeyman

The Boogeyman posted a photo on his Twitter posing in front of the WWE logo at the WWE Headquarters saying, “Just when you thought it was safe…” Last week he posted a tweet telling his fans guess who’s coming home. “It feels great to be home again…cmon2getcha. ..never say …never!” The Boogeyman gimmick is portrayed by 50 year old...

Episodes 8 and 9 of Total Divas airing on E! tonight

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Just like last week, E! will air two new episodes of Total Divas tonight starting at 9PM EST. Airing first will be episode 8, titled Cross Country Catastrophe. The synopsis for this episode reads: “Tempers erupt after Rosa walks in on Summer with her man; Eva and Ariane clash on a couples road trip; and Brie is shocked to discover that Bryan is...

Slammy Awards set for Raw on December 8

Slammy Awards

The 2014 WWE Slammy Awards will take place during the December 8 Monday Night Raw in Greenville, South Carolina. The Slammy Awards has been a yearly affair since 2008, and has been part of the Raw broadcast ever since. WWE brought back the concept after a 10 year hiatus. The show will be held at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena and the website for...

UFC’s Ronda Rousey gets physical at indy wrestling event

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UFC Women’s champion Ronda Rousey got physical at a live event for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla in Resada, California, yesterday night. Rousey, who attended the event with fellow UFC fighter and wrestling fan Shayna Baszler, sat in front row for the show and the champ got her hands dirty in the opening match. The first match saw Biff Busick taking on...

WWE to announce Q3 2014 earning results on October 30

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WWE will be announcing its third quarter 2014 results on Thursday, October 30, 2014, before the opening of the market. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Vince McMahon and the Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George Barrios will host a conference call beginning at 11:00AM EST to discuss the results. The results will include the numbers of...

Randy Orton RKO Vines taking over the web!

Randy Orton

Randy Orton has taken over the Internet. Well, not him, but fans who are using the RKO on several Vine videos that has people – and animals – falling and with the magic of video editing make them appear as if they are getting RKO’d. Videos of Orton hitting his move have been popping up on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media...

Stephanie McMahon selected as a 2015 Eisenhower USA Fellow

Stephanie McMahon

WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon has been selected as a 2015 Eisenhower USA Fellow, one of nine U.S. leaders to participate in the prestigious international leadership exchange program for outstanding professionals, the Eisenhower Fellowships announced yesterday. The nine USA Fellows were selected from a highly competitive pool of...

Justin Roberts writes heartfelt message after WWE release

Justin Roberts

Former WWE ring announcer Justin Roberts posted a heartfelt message to WWE fans on his Instagram account, his first since he was notified that his contract would not be renewed this past Monday after Raw. Roberts called the job a dream one, and helping others while he worked for the company was the best part of it all. He thanked everyone from...

Raw rating for 10/13/2014

RAW

Monday Night Raw dipped in viewership again this week, getting 3,751,000 viewers over the three hour period, down 46,000 from last week. Hour one pulled 3,833,000 viewers, followed by 3,756,000 in the second, and then 3,664,000 in the third hour. Viewers kept tuning away from the show as every hour passed. This was the lowest rated Raw since the...

Two more matches for the 2014 Hell In A Cell pay-per-view

Rusev

Two new matches were announced on WWE.COM for the upcoming Hell In A Cell pay-per-view. The U.S. title will be on the line as champion Sheamus will defend against The Miz, and the other match is Rusev taking on Big Show. With these two matches there are a total of five announced so far, with two Hell In A Cell matches – Ambrose vs Rollins...

Ratings for Total Divas episodes 6 and 7 of season 3

Total Divas 3

Two episodes back to back for Total Divas did not impress in the ratings, with episode 6 being the second lowest rated of the whole series while episode 7 not fairing much better. Episode 6, titled Paint The Island Red, drew 882,000 viewers while episode 7, titled The Double-Cross, did 975,000. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)