Author - Colin Vassallo

Former WWE Diva Michelle McCool diagnosed with skin cancer

Former WWE Diva Michelle McCool revealed in a post on Instagram that she has been diagnosed with skin cancer. McCool, who is married to The Undertaker, posted a photo of her back with stitches after she underwent surgery. “Hey kids! Wear yo sunscreen & you won’t have to have holes cut out of your body due to skin cancer,” she...

Smackdown rating for 08/23/2016

Smackdown pulled in 2,714,000 viewers this week for the post-SummerSlam show, an increase of 241,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. This is the second best number after the draft started. Smackdown was the #1 cable broadcast in terms of 18-49 demographic and #3 overall in viewership. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Bayley says goodbye to NXT

Former NXT Women’s champion Bayley posted a heartfelt goodbye message to NXT after her permanent call-up to the main roster came on Monday, just 48 hours after losing her NXT Women’s title rematch against Asuka. Bayley wrote on her Instagram that she went to the WWE Performance Center to clean out her locker after four years there. “NXT is...

USADA suspension for Brock Lesnar could be less than 2 years

Ariel Helwani from MMAFighting.com reported today that Brock Lesnar might face a shorter suspension from the USADA for his two drug test failures leading up to UFC 200 instead of the two-year ban for a first-time offense. Helwani explains that the substances that Lesnar – and eventually even Jon Jones – popped for are considered...

25% off all orders on WWE Shop

WWE Shop is running a 25% off on all orders promotion which will run through tonight at 11:59PM PST using the code SAVE25 at checkout. The code will work for all t-shirts, including newest arrivals, DVDs, mugs, caps, and many other apparel found on the popular shopping portal. The code excludes all replica title belts, 2K17, memorabilia...

Finn Balor undergoes successful shoulder surgery

The first ever – and former – WWE Universal champion Finn Balor underwent successful shoulder surgery Birmingham, Alabama at the Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center. In charge of the operation was Dr. Jeffrey Dugas, the same doctor who fixed John Cena, Seth Rollins, Cesaro, and many others in the WWE. Balor is expected to be...

Women’s division on Smackdown gets its own title

The Women’s division on Smackdown was not left out last night on the show and just like the tag teams, the division also got its Smackdown Women’s title. The new champion will also be crowned at the Backlash WWE Network event, taking place on September 11. As expected, the Smackdown WWE Women’s title has the exact same design as...

Smackdown Tag Team title tournament kicks off

Smackdown’s tag team division finally got its own Tag Team titles and a tournament was announced last night on the show to crown the new Smackdown Tag Team champions. The winners of the tournament will be revealed at the Backlash pay-per-view, the Smackdown-only event taking place on September 11 exclusively on the WWE Network. The Tag Team...

Raw rating for 08/22/2016

The post-SummerSlam Monday Night Raw did only 3,315,000 viewers and while it’s better than the past two weeks when faced against the Olympics, it’s only 1,000 viewers more than the August 1 episode. The show had 400,000 more viewers than last week. Hour one did 3,462,000 viewers, followed by 3,370,000 viewers in the second hour, and then down...

Bayley debuts on Monday Night Raw

48 hours after losing her title re-match against Asuka, one of NXT’s most favorite stars, Bayley, made her Raw debut and will now be part of the Raw main roster. Bayley has been signed to a WWE deal since December 2012 and spent nearly four years down in developmental. During her time in NXT, Bayley climbed up the Women’s division ladder and...

The Dudley Boyz depart WWE

One year after returning to WWE on the Raw after SummerSlam, the Dudley Boyz said goodbye to the WWE Universe in the same arena that they made their return. Both Bubba Ray and D-Von wrote on Twitter before Raw that they would be leaving WWE so the Raw announcement was not a total surprise. The duo were thought to have signed a new deal weeks ago...

Jericho and Lesnar clash backstage after SummerSlam main event

Dave Meltzer is reporting that an altercation between Chris Jericho and Brock Lesnar went down backstage following the conclusion of SummerSlam, with the two getting physical after Jericho deemed that Lesnar was too reckless in the handling of the closing of the match. Jericho rushed to the Gorilla position to see what exactly was planned and when...

WWE Universal title vacant after Balor injury

Finn Balor’s reign as the new Universal champion came to an end already as the injury he suffered at SummerSlam will require surgery and several months out on the sidelines. Balor suffered the shoulder injury when he was powerbombed by Rollins on the barricade but he soldiered through the match, eventually winning the title. He was favoring...

Orton gets 10 staples to the head to close nasty laceration

Randy Orton was on the receiving end of 10 staples to the head to close a nasty laceration following two vicious Brock Lesnar elbow shots. The match was stopped and Lesnar was announced as the winner via TKO after blood started pouring down from Randy’s head, leaving a pool on the canvas like we haven’t seen over the past several years. The...

New WWE Universal champion Finn Balor suffers arm injury

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that the new WWE Universal champion Finn Balor suffered an arm injury during his match last night and there seems to be some fear that he will require surgery. Meltzer adds that the champ will be undergoing an evaluation today at Raw to determine how bad it is and he was walking around in a sling...