Author - Colin Vassallo

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...

Main event set for TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view

John Cena

Two more matches have been announced for TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view with a total of four matches so far on the card with two weeks to go. The main event was revealed on Raw and will have John Cena vs Seth Rollins in a tables match and if Cena loses he will no longer be the number one contender for the WWE World Heavyweight...

Seth Green to guest star on Monday Night Raw next week

RAW

Seth Green will be the guest star of Monday Night Raw next week which will be the Slammy Awards edition. This is not the first time that Green has been on Raw. A big WWE fan, Green was the guest host for the July 13, 2009 episode of Raw and even competed in the main event that night, teaming up with John Cena and Triple H to take on Randy Orton...

Vince McMahon apologizes to CM Punk

CM Punk

“I’m going to ask you a yep or nope question, do you want to talk about CM Punk?” And that’s how Stone Cold Steve Austin put McMahon on the spot last night on his special edition of his podcast on the WWE Network. McMahon started off by first personally apologizing to CM Punk for sending the termination papers right on his wedding day...

Flintstones/WWE movie Stone Age Smackdown trailer released

WWE Studios

WWE Studios and Warner Bros. have released the trailer for the upcoming Flintstones / WWE movie titled Stone Age Smackdown. The movie will be released on Blu-Ray, DVD, and Digital HD on March 17, 2015, and features The Bella Twins, The Undertaker, Daniel Bryan, and John Cena in their Flintstones characters on the cover along with Fred Flintstone...