Author - Colin Vassallo

Roman Reigns gets married in the Bahamas

Roman Reigns

WWE Superstar Roman Reigns, whose real name is Joe Anoa’i, got married over the weekend to his finance Galina Becker. The wedding took plate at Castaway Cay, a Disney private island in the Bahamas which serves as an exclusive port for the Dinsey Cruise Line ships. Reigns posted several photos of the wedding on his Instagram account @romancreigns...

WWE wishes CM Punk best of luck in the UFC

WWE logo

In a short and sweet message on WWE.COM, WWE acknowledged CM Punk’s latest move, writing, “WWE wishes Phil Brooks (aka CM Punk) the best of luck in his newest endeavor.” This no doubt comes after Punk said in an interview that WWE will pretend that they don’t know about it and will continue to pretend not to know about it because they...

CM Punk discusses the road to UFC in video interview

CM Punk

Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com interviewed CM Punk backstage a few hours after the announcement of his UFC deal, a 20 minute interview which covers several interesting topics. Punk said it’s been pretty surreal and feels nice to be part of the UFC. He mentioned that fighters have been nice to him, something that they didn’t have to, but...

UFC announces multi-fight deal with CM Punk

CM Punk

It was announced yesterday during the UFC 181 pay-per-view in Las Vegas that former WWE champion CM Punk has signed a multi-fight deal with the UFC and will be debuting with the company in 2015. “My professional wrestling days are over, it’s awesome to be here. This is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time,” Punk said in a press...

Voting opens for WWE.COM and Pre-Show 2014 Slammy Awards

Slammy Awards

The WWE.com & Pre-Show 2014 Slammy Awards voting has opened today on the WWE.COM website and so far features 12 categories. The categories and nominees are: Fan Participation Award: “You Sold Out” (Seth Rollins), “Nine Ninety-Nine” (WWE Network), “We The People” (Jack Swagger), “I’m Afraid I’ve Got...

Stairs match addition leads to TLC pay-per-view being renamed

Big Show

The TLC pay-per-view for next week has been renamed to TLC: Tables, Ladders, Chairs…and Stairs with the addition of Big Show vs Erick Rowan in a steel stairs match. The logo of the PPV has also been amended with yellow stairs creatively added to the right side of the logo “And Stairs” added to the name as well. What exactly is a stairs match...

Brock Lesnar featured in new UFC video game

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

EA Sports announced on their Twitter yesterday that Brock Lesnar, the current WWE World Heavyweight champion, will be part of the upcoming UFC video game. “@BrockLesnar is coming to #EASPORTSUFC. #UFCLegends,” the tweet said. Lesnar will be part of the Legends DLC Pack which now means that Lesnar will be featured in two video games –...

CM Punk responds to Vince McMahon’s apology

CM Punk

Appearing on Colt Cabana’s The Art of Wrestling podcast once again, former WWE champion CM Punk gave his reaction to the apology that Vince McMahon issued to him on Monday night while on Steve Austin’s podcast. Punk said if it was a sincere apology, McMahon shouldn’t have used it as a publicity stunt on the show. “You have my phone number...

Black Friday a good Friday for WWEShop.com

WWE logo

WWE today announced it has registered its single biggest online sales day ever, drawing a 44% increase in sales on WWEShop.com compared to last year’s record-setting day. This is in addition to another record-breaking Cyber Monday with sales showing a 32% increase year-over-year, making it the second best-selling day on WWEShop.com ever. The...

Raw rating for 12/01/2014

RAW

Monday Night Raw this week drew an average of 3,883,000 viewers over three hours, down considerably from the 4,242,000 the show did last week. Hour one did 4,227,000 viewers and then it went down throughout the rest of the show, with 3,952,000 in the second hour, and 3,471,000 in the third and final hour. The show lost three quarters of a million...

Dave Bautista lands important James Bond movie role

Batista

Former WWE champion Batista might just have landed his biggest and most important Hollywood role so far, a spot on the upcoming James Bond movie. The announcement was made today at the 007 Stage at Pinewood Studios by EON Productions, MGM Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment, where all the cast were presented to the media. Batista will play...

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...