Author - Colin Vassallo

Impact rating for 12/01/2016

Impact this week with the women main eventing the show did 338,000 viewers, up from last week’s Thanksgiving show which did only 165,000. Taking last week’s show out, it did 3,000 viewers more than the previous week. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Jimmy Snuka with only few months to live due to cancer

Jimmy Sunna’s lawyer told the presiding judge yesterday that the WWE Hall of Famer is in a Florida hospice and has six months to live due to terminal cancer. His lawyer was representing him at a hearing where the judge had to decide if to dismiss the homicide charges against him or schedule another hearing to assess his physical condition. The...

Rosemary wins the TNA Knockouts title on Impact

The TNA Knockouts Rosemary and Jade main evented Impact on POP last night, participating in the first female Six Sides of Steel match for the Knockouts title. The TNA Knockouts title was vacated by Gail Kim on the October 9 Impact after she suffered an injury. She had won the title a week earlier at the Bound For Glory pay-per-view the night after...

Survivor Series 2017 travel packages available on 12/6

We just had this year’s Survivor Series but WWE is looking ahead and already planning to sell Survivor Series travel packages for next year starting next week. The 30th anniversary of the Survivor Series will be held in Houston, Texas and will include an NXT Takeover, the pay-per-view, Raw, and Smackdown all in the same city. Each travel package...

NXT tours Japan and Australia starting this week

The NXT stars and crew will be heading to Japan and Australia today to kick off their tour. There will be six events held over a period of ten days, with one event in Japan and five in Australia. There was supposed to be a stop in New Zealand as well but those events were canceled. The tour starts on Saturday, December 3 at the Edion Arena in...

Wooooo! Ric Flair signs new WWE deal

PWInsider.com is reporting that Ric Flair has signed a new deal with WWE and will be appearing regularly on Monday Night Raw from next week. Flair appeared on Raw earlier this week to congratulate Sasha Banks after she defeated his daughter Charlotte to win the WWE Raw Women’s title for the third time. Prior to Monday’s appearance, Flair last...

NXT Takeover: San Antonio pre-sale kicks off today

The pre-sale for NXT Takeover: San Antonio kicks off this morning at 10 AM CST and will end at 10PM CST tonight on Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices range from $20 to $105 plus additional fees. The code needed to unlock the pre-sale is NXTLIVE. (Thanks to @TheMagnumDA for the code). The general sale then kicks off tomorrow, December 2 at 10AM CST...

Elimination Chamber returning in 2017

The Elimination Chamber will be returning to the WWE pay-per-view calendar in 2017 and will take place at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. The TSR Arena revealed the news on their Twitter account, attaching a photo of the logo of the Elimination Chamber with the words, “In 2017… the Chamber returns! Details coming...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: A Big Flippin’ Deal

Season six of Total Divas returns on E! tonight with episode three titled A Big Flippin’ Deal. The synopsis of tonight’s episode reads, “Maryse clashes with Mike when she makes big decisions without him, Brie panics after a pregnancy scare and Trinity is offered a role in Marine 5 but must face her fears of riding a motorcycle first.”

Dwayne Johnson rocks the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine

2016 was a great year for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and it’s ending in style too as he is featured on this week’s double issue of Sports Illustrated with the cover line, “Dwayne Johnson Owns Hollywood: How Football Helped Create the Ultimate Baller.” SI’s Senior Writer Alan Shipnuck digs deep with Johnson about his past football...

Rich Swann becomes the new WWE Cruiserweight champion

There’s a new cruiserweight show in town and also a new Cruiserweight champion in town as well as last night Rich Swann defeated The Brian Kendrick on the premiere episode of 205 Live to capture the title. The one-hour WWE Network weekly series had the title match as its main event which lasted nearly 20 minutes and ended when Swann delivered...

Raw rating for 11/28/2016

Monday Night Raw this week drew 3,110,000 viewers, an increase of 108,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. Hour one drew 3,163,000 viewers, followed by 3,130,000 in the second hour, and then 3,039,000 in the third and final hour with the strong women’s main event. This was the first time since October 17 that Raw delivered over 3 million...

Broken Matt Hardy delivers at Q&A show in Manchester

W-O reader Liam Johnson attended last night’s show at the Comedy Store in Manchester, England which featured a Q&A show with TNA’s Broken Matt Hardy. Below is his report. Inside the Ropes’ Kenny McIntosh opened the show and asked if anyone had heard of What Culture Pro Wrestling. This lead to Kenny spoofing their drawings by...

Impact rating for 11/24/2016

Impact on POP TV last week drew a total of 165,000 viewers, a drop of 170,000 viewers from the prior week. The drop was expected as the show happened to be on Thanksgiving day where everything was down. Ratings were delayed due to the holiday. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Sasha Banks becomes a 3-time WWE Raw Women’s champion

Sasha Banks regained the WWE Raw Women’s title last night on Raw as the women once again main evented WWE’s flagship show. The title match ended up being two matches as first the match ended in a double countout but Raw General Manager Mick Foley said that this feud will not end on a ten-count and ordered a no disqualification, no countout...

Brock Lesnar to participate in the 2017 Royal Rumble match

The second entrant in the Royal Rumble was announced last night on Monday Night Raw and joining Goldberg will be his Survivor Series opponent, Brock Lesnar. Lesnar’s entry was revealed by Paul Heyman who did an interview with Michael Cole on the broadcast, saying that if Goldberg will be in the Rumble, then his client will be in it too. Brock...

205 Live debuts tonight on the WWE Network

The newest in-ring show exclusively on the WWE Network debuts tonight at 10PM EST immediately following Smackdown. Titled 205 Live, this one-hour weekly broadcast with commentary from Smackdown’s Mauro Ranallo and Raw’s Corey Graves, will spotlight the WWE’s cruiserweight division. The show was created following the success of the...