Author - Colin Vassallo

2015 WWE Hall of Fame tickets out this Saturday

WWE Hall of Fame

The announcement of Macho Man Randy Savage as the first inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2015 was done to promote tickets to the show which go on sale this Saturday. Tickets will officially go on sale to the general public at 10AM PST (1PM EST) on January 17 at Ticketmaster.com as well as at the SAP Center box office. Tickets can also...

Tough Enough added to the WWE Network

Tough Enough

There’s a new addition to the WWE Network: WWE’s reality series Tough Enough. As of this writing only the first season has made its way online, with all the 13 episodes from the 2001 season ready to stream under the Originals section of the Network. The first season saw Maven, Chris Nowinski, and Josh Mathews in the final. Tough Enough ended...

Hulk Hogan expected to induct Randy Savage in the Hall of Fame

Hulk Hogan

During a live breaking news segment on the WWE Network, Scott Stanford announced that Hulk Hogan is expected to induct Macho Man Randy Savage into the 2015 WWE Hall of Fame come March 28. The two share a long history together – very good friends and very bad rivals – with just like the relationship with Vince McMahon, a lot of rumors...

Next set of Impact TV tapings to be held in the UK

Impact Wrestling

With the Manhattan Center Impact tapings done, the next time TNA will have another set of tapings it will be across the Atlantic, with three nights of shows from Glasgow, Scotland, and Manchester and London, England. The shows are part of the Maximum Impact 2015 Tour and they were originally non-televised live events but after TNA signed a deal...

Macho Man Randy Savage set for Hall of Fame announcement tonight

Macho Man

WWE.COM has revealed that the company is expected to announce the legendary Macho Man Randy Savage as its first inductee into the 2015 WWE Hall of Fame tonight on Monday Night Raw. The long-awaited nod into the Hall of Fame comes to no surprise as Vince McMahon recently revealed on the Steve Austin podcast that they’re working on getting Savage...

Chris Jericho signs new two month WWE deal

Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho posted a video on TweetSecret signing a new WWE deal which will see him participate in 16 non-televised live events. All the events listed on the paper in the preview do not include any Raw, Smackdown, and pay-per-views and the events run through March 1. Jericho made his first appearance yesterday in Montgomery, Alabama, which was...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: ‘Baby Not On Board’

Total Divas

Episode 12 of season 3 of Total Divas returns tonight on E! at 9PM EST with an episode titled Baby Not On Board. The synopsis for the episode reads, “Eva blindsides Jonathan with news she should have given him pre-marriage. Nikki cuts off the Bella family in retaliation and Rosa’s job is threatened when a Diva’s salacious plan is leaked...

There’s no baby on the way says AJ Lee

AJ

Former WWE Divas champion AJ Lee addressed the rumors of being pregnant on Twitter yesterday, saying that there’s no baby Punk on the way. “Finally nursing a neck injury from the week before SummerSlam,” she wrote. “Not preggers, guys. Way too attached to my abs.” AJ last wrestled at the TLC: Tables, Ladders, Chairs, and Stairs...

WWE and TapouT rumored for new clothing deal

WWE logo

The sports blog TerezOwens.com, the self proclaimed world’s most popular sports gossip blog, announced yesterday that TapouT is about to announce a deal with WWE. The MMA clothing company is rumored to have signed an exclusive deal with WWE to sponsor its wrestlers, similar to what Reebok has done with the UFC. No other information was released...

Jeff Hardy takes nasty bump at TNA Lockdown tapings

Jeff Hardy

If you are training to be a professional wrestler, learning to take bumps is essential. Former TNA champion Jeff Hardy learned the hard way that taking a bad bump will hurt. A lot. Hardy is not new to taking awful bumps. There are countless ones in TLC matches, going through tables or ladders. Either way you slice it, falling from a high place...

CM Punk and Jim Ross appear on AXS TV’s Inside MMA

CM Punk

Former WWE champion Phil “CM Punk” Brooks appeared on AXS TV’s Inside MMA television show along with his new MMA coach, Duke Roufus of Roufusport. During the interview, series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten asked Brooks about his prospective weight class, potential UFC matchups, and his training progress so far. When asked if there’s a...

TNA represented at the TCA Winter Press Tour

TNA

TNA President Dixie Carter along with Ken Anderson and Chris Melendez were at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California, representing Destination America. Deadline.com, which is covering everything that is happening at the press tour reported that one of the questions asked during the TNA panel was if wrestling...

WWE changes up broadcast teams for Raw and Smackdown

Jerry Lawler

There will be no more Jerry “The King” Lawler on Monday Night Raw from next week as WWE has announced a change in their broadcast teams for Raw and Smackdown. Starting on Monday, January 12, the trio of Michael Cole, John “Bradshaw” Layfield,” and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T will be handling the commentary for Raw. Smackdown on Thursdays...

Daniel Bryan returning to action next Thursday on Smackdown

Daniel Bryan

To boost interest and viewership for Smackdown’s return to Thursday nights next week, WWE announced on its official website that former WWE World Heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan will be returning to action on the broadcast. The original idea was that Bryan would only see action for the first time since his injury at the Royal Rumble but that...

One year on since the announcement of the WWE Network

WWE Network

One year ago today, on January 8, 2014, at the Wynn Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, Vince McMahon stood on stage and announced the creation and launch of the WWE Network. The much hyped announcement was attended by WWE executives along with Triple H, Shawn Michaels, and Stone Cold Steve Austin, all on board to promote wrestling’s next big thing: the...

Raw rating for 01/05/2015

RAW

With no NFL competition running against it, Raw drew 3,763,000 viewers on average for the first Raw of 2015, up 304,000 viewers from last week’s worst number since 1997 of 3,459,000 viewers. Hour one drew 3,801,000 viewers, followed by 3,888,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,599,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit:...

Road Warrior Animal discusses The Ascension’s promo from Raw

The Ascension

After many people took offense at The Ascension’s promo on Monday Night Raw where they knocked on the Legion of Doom, particularly the late Hawk, the other half of the Road Warriors, Joe Laurinaitis, seemed to be okay with it and explained his reasoning on his Facebook page. “When we started we tore up the Funks and Briscoes. It has to be...