Author - Colin Vassallo

BOGO offer on t-shirts promotion on WWE Shop

Just for one day only, WWE Shop is running a buy one t-shirt, get one free offer that will end tonight at 11:59PM PST. The t-shirts which are part of the promotion are tagged with ‘BUY 1, GET 1 FREE – MIX & MATCH’ and includes shirts of John Cena, Sasha Banks, Enzo & Big Cass, AJ Styles, Steve Austin, Triple H, WrestleMania 32...

WWE announces the hire of new Vice President of Brand

WWE today announced the appointment of Julia Jensen as Vice President, Brand. Jensen, a global brands and communications executive with more than 20 years of experience, will report directly to WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon. As Vice President, Brand, Jensen will work across WWE’s business units to help drive revenue and further...

Brock Lesnar to face Mark Hunt at UFC 200

Nobody can accuse Brock Lesnar of taking the easy way for a paycheck at UFC 200 as his opponent will be Mark Hunt. The announcement was made during an interview on ESPN this morning. “I feel 1,000 percent,” Lesnar told ESPN’s Hannah Storm. “The only thing I second-guess is my decision is to step away from the...

Sasha Banks confirms concussion received from referee blow

During her Q&A panel at Wizard World Philadelphia two days ago, Sasha Banks confirmed that she has been out of action due to a concussion she suffered a few weeks ago at a non-televised live event. “I got kneed in the head by a referee,” Banks said, adding that for the past few weeks she’s been sitting in the back waiting to get the all...

Details on Rusev’s and Lana’s two planned weddings

TMZ.COM is reporting that WWE Superstars Rusev and Lana will be having two weddings, one in the United States that will be filmed for Total Divas and one in Bulgaria. The first wedding will be next month in Malibu, California, with a beach ceremony filmed for Total Divas. TMZ says that the guest list is “packed with huge stars” including the...

Background story on how Lesnar was able to return to UFC

The story of Brock Lesnar returning to UFC for a fight at UFC 200 has obviously generated a lot of buzz and major sports and news websites have all picked it up including ESPN, FOX Sports, CNN, Sky Sports, and many many others. One interesting report from ESPN during a segment between Jonathan Coachman and Chael Sonnen suggested that despite Brock...

A look at Brock Lesnar’s UFC career so far

Brock Lesnar’s career in mixed martial arts consists of a 5-3 record, with four of those wins – and all three losses – coming in the UFC. Lesnar had his first UFC fight against Frank Mir at UFC 81 in February 2008 in Las Vegas. While he destroyed Mir in the opening minutes, Mir caught him in a kneebar and Lesnar eventually tapped in...

Brock Lesnar returning to UFC for one more fight at UFC 200

When you have a milestone pay-per-view, you call in the big guns. And there’s no bigger gun than Brock Lensar. In what seems to be the news that shocked both the MMA and pro wrestling world, former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has been announced for a fight at the upcoming UFC 200 pay-per-view, with an opponent to be named...

Cody Rhodes to wrestle TNA’s Mike Bennett

Cody Rhodes’ opponent for his match at the Wrestling Under The Stars event on August 26 will be TNA’s Miracle, Mike Bennett. The match was announced yesterday by Rhodes on his Twitter and joining Bennett will be Maria while Cody’s other half, Brandi, will be in his corner. The event is promoted by Northeast Wrestling and will take place at...

Randy Orton to guest star in new USA Network series titled Shooter

Randy Orton will be guest starring on USA Network’s upcoming new drama series Shooter which has its series premiere on Tuesday, July 19. The series is led by Ryan Phillipe with Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, and Lorenzo di Bonaventura as executive producers. Phillipe plays an expert marksman living in exile who is coaxed back into action after...

John Cena gets his first opponent: AJ Styles at Money In The Bank

The first ever encounter between John Cena and AJ Styles will take place at the Money In The Bank pay-per-view this month and it will be Cena’s first match since late December and his first one on pay-per-view since October. The match was announced on WWE.COM yesterday and comes after The Club viciously attacked Cena on his first night back on...

Muhammad Ali passes away at age 74

Perhaps the greatest sportsman of our lifetime, Muhammad Ali, passed away last night at the age of 74. Ali was admitted to a hospital on June 2 with respiratory problems and has suffered from Parkinson’s disease since 1984. With a record of 56 wins, 5 losses, and several boxing titles, no one can dispute the description that many people give...

Rusev’s and Lana’s wedding date reportedly set

There are rumors that the wedding of WWE Superstars Rusev and Lana has been set for September 2, 2016. The two have been dating since their early NXT days and now live together in a big home in Nashville, Tennessee. After WWE split them up in a storyline which also involved Dolph Ziggler and Summer Rae, Rusev, 30, and Lana, 31, “leaked” their...

Pre-sale code for Raw in Atlanta on 8/1

Monday Night Raw is coming to the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 1 and the pre-sale code for tickets for today is RAW2016. The pre-sale ends tonight at 10PM EST and tickets go on sale to the general public tomorrow, June 4 at 10AM EST. Ticket prices for this Raw are $24, $34, $49, $69. $49, $99, and $109. Go to Ticketmaster.com if...

USA Network pushed for live Smackdown due to falling ratings

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that the reason Smackdown is going live is because USA Network is not thrilled with the ratings the show has been doing. It’s no secret that Raw and Smackdown have dropped in the ratings over the past two years however Smackdown has seen a significant drop lately, thanks in part to WWE treating...

Details on upcoming WWE/Scooby-Doo movie revealed

WWE Superstars will be mixing it up with Scooby-Doo this Summer with the movie Scooby Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon coming out on August 9. The animated movie is co-produced by WWE Studios, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation and will be available on Blu-Ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD. WWE Superstars The...

Impact rating for 05/31/2016

This week’s episode of Impact on POP did 346,000 viewers, slightly down from last week’s 359,000 number but way over what the average has been lately. While last week’s show was the highest rated episode since moving to POP, the May 31 episode was the second most watched. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Snuka relocating to Florida, judge sets new court date

Judge Kelly L. Banach, who yesterday ruled that Jimmy Snuka is not mentally competent to stand trial in the 1983 murder of his mistress Nancy Argentino, has set a new hearing for December 2 to see if there is any progress and possibly change her decision. As long as Snuka is deemed mentally unfit, the trial will not progress as it is against the...