Author - Colin Vassallo

WWE and Heath Slater issue statements on arrest warrant story

Heath Slater

Late yesterday afternoon stories online surfaced citing a report by Fox 5 Atlanta that an arrest warrant was issued for WWE Superstar Heath Slater for an alleged incident that occurred during the WrestleMania XXVII weekend. The website for Fox 5 Atlanta at myfoxatlanta.com did not carry such a story online and is not carrying a story today either...

First 2014 Slammy Awards categories announced

Slammy Awards

The first four categories for this year’s Slammy Awards have been revealed on WWE.COM however the nominees won’t be announced yet. The categories revealed so far are Superstar of the Year, Match of the Year, Tag Team of The Year, and Tweet It! Best Twitter Handle or Social Champion. More categories will be announced on the WWE social media...

Lesnar removed from Slammy Raw and added to post-TLC Raw

Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar was removed from all advertising for this Monday’s Slammy Awards Raw and will not be appearing on the show. The WWE World Heavyweight champion however has been booked for the Raw following the TLC pay-per-view at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Lesnar’s photo was also added to the WWE.COM entry of that particular Raw as...

Post-WrestleMania 31 Raw tickets pre-sale kicks off today

WrestleMania 31

The much-anticipated Raw after WrestleMania tickets went on pre-sale today on Ticketmaster.com. The show, taking place from the SAP Center in San Jose, California, on March 30, is usually one of the most important – and loudest – Raws of the year and features a surprise or two to kick start a “new season” for WWE. Fans who wish to...

Main event set for TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view

John Cena

Two more matches have been announced for TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view with a total of four matches so far on the card with two weeks to go. The main event was revealed on Raw and will have John Cena vs Seth Rollins in a tables match and if Cena loses he will no longer be the number one contender for the WWE World Heavyweight...

Seth Green to guest star on Monday Night Raw next week

RAW

Seth Green will be the guest star of Monday Night Raw next week which will be the Slammy Awards edition. This is not the first time that Green has been on Raw. A big WWE fan, Green was the guest host for the July 13, 2009 episode of Raw and even competed in the main event that night, teaming up with John Cena and Triple H to take on Randy Orton...

Vince McMahon apologizes to CM Punk

CM Punk

“I’m going to ask you a yep or nope question, do you want to talk about CM Punk?” And that’s how Stone Cold Steve Austin put McMahon on the spot last night on his special edition of his podcast on the WWE Network. McMahon started off by first personally apologizing to CM Punk for sending the termination papers right on his wedding day...

Flintstones/WWE movie Stone Age Smackdown trailer released

WWE Studios

WWE Studios and Warner Bros. have released the trailer for the upcoming Flintstones / WWE movie titled Stone Age Smackdown. The movie will be released on Blu-Ray, DVD, and Digital HD on March 17, 2015, and features The Bella Twins, The Undertaker, Daniel Bryan, and John Cena in their Flintstones characters on the cover along with Fred Flintstone...

Steve Austin says he will ask McMahon about CM Punk tonight

Steve Austin

WWE.COM has posted an interview with WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin in anticipation for tonight’s live podcast with Vince McMahon on the WWE Network right after Monday Night Raw goes off the air. In the interview, the Rattlesnake talked about how he started his podcast, the difficulty in interviewing people versus selling tickets...

LA Kings mascot “attacks” CM Punk backstage at NHL game

CM Punk

CM Punk continued his “feud” with the LA Kings’ mascot Bailey during the Kings vs Blackhawks NHL game this past weekend at the Staples Center. Punk, a big Blackhawks fan, got into it with the mascot on Twitter earlier in the year with the two making bets against each other, one of which went bad for Punk as he had to wear the LA Kings jersey...

TNA UK tour changed to all Impact TV tapings

Impact

TNA announced today that their upcoming Maximum Impact tour in the United Kingdom will all be Impact television tapings. With a television deal now in place, TNA can tape television shows weeks ahead of their airing just like they did with Spike and with a healthy crowd expected in the UK it makes sense to turn those non-televised shows into TV...

Austin’s live podcast with McMahon to run for an hour

Steve Austin

The live Steve Austin podcast tomorrow with Vince McMahon on the WWE Network is scheduled to go an hour immediately right after Monday Night Raw according to the online schedule of the Network website. This special edition of The Steve Austin Show: Unleashed, will be the first on the Network after the company plugged Austin’s podcast a couple of...

WWE Network’s #FreeFreeFree promotion expires today

WWE Network

Today is the last day of the #FreeFreeFree WWE Network promotion for the month of November. Starting tomorrow, those who do not cancel their subscription online will be charged $9.99 for the month of December so if you do not plan on keeping the service you better cancel before 11:59PM tonight. Those who did not take part in the promotion can...

CM Punk’s interview stings WWE’s highest officials

CM Punk

Unsurprisingly, the CM Punk interview on Colt Cabana’s Art of Wrestling podcast was the talk of the town among WWE Superstars and staff members. Several industry insiders say that while the talent were happy with what was said, management was not pleased about it and it could have been avoided if a non-disparaging agreement was reached with...

Josh Mathews to join Taz on commentary on new Impact

joshmathews

There seems to be one notable change to Impact Wrestling when the first-run shows return to its new home, Destination America. Mike Tenay, the long time TNA commentator, will be giving up his spot for the younger Josh Mathews, the former WWE broadcaster who was surprisingly let go earlier this year. Mathews spent 12 years in the WWE and did...