Author - Colin Vassallo

The 2015 NXT Year-End Award winners announced

Finn Balor

The winners of the 2015 NXT Year-End Awards were revealed yesterday with Finn Balor and Bayley being the big winners. Enzo and Cass won the tag team of the year while Bayley and Balor won the female and male competitors of the year. The NXT Takeover Brooklyn was announces as the Takeover event of the year and the match Bayley vs Sasha Banks at...

Former Tough Enough contestant to debut in TNA as Raquel

Raquel

TNA has uploaded a teaser video of their new Knockout, Raquel, who is former WWE Tough Enough competitor Gabi Castrovinci. The Brazilian born self-employed entrepreneur was the fifth person eliminated from season six of Tough Enough. “I will bring pleasure, I will bring pain,” she says in the video which is shot where she only appears in...

CM Punk gets first UFC fight at UFC 200 in Las Vegas

CM Punk

UFC President Dana White confirmed that former WWE champion will be fighting in his first ever UFC fight on the July 9 UFC 200 mega show in Las Vegas. White confirmed this during an appearance on TSN’s Off The Record with Michael Landsberg and also said that Punk’s opponent will most likely be determined next month. An up-and-coming UFC...

Orlando the new favorite to host WrestleMania 33

WrestleMania

PWInsider.com is reporting that Orlando, Florida is the now the likely candidate for WrestleMania 33 after WWE has passed on Minneapolis and its new U.S. Bank Stadium as the location. Back in August, the Executive Vice President of the Minnesota Vikings stadium said that the city has locked WrestleMania for 2017 but that came with a swift response...

Impact rating for 01/12/2016

Impact Wrestling

This week’s Impact on Pop increased its viewers over last week’s show, getting a total of 288,000, an increase of 35,0000 viewers from its debut episode. While the show is still considerably down from what it used to pull on Spike, any uptick in viewership has to be seen as an improvement towards getting their old audience back. (Ratings...

No! No! No! Daniel Bryan not getting released by WWE

Daniel Bryan

Several rumors started popping up online that Daniel Bryan is on the way of being released from the WWE, rumors which are completely false and comes with a denial from the company itself. Apparently there was a website who pasted an e-mail supposedly from a WWE employee in the human resources department who said his colleague processed Bryan’s...

Tammy “Sunny” Sytch selling her WWE Hall of Fame ring

Sunny

WWE Hall of Famer Tammy “Sunny” Synch is selling her Hall of Fame ring according to TMZ and has put it up on eBay with a starting bid of $3,000. She was inducted in the class of 2011. WWE gives out a ring to each Hall of Fame inductee and Sytch is not the first one to sell the ring. Abdullah The Butcher, Superstar Billy Graham, and the sons of...

Pre-sale codes for the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony

WWE Hall of Fame

The pre-sale for the WWE Hall of Fame 2016 induction ceremony kicked off this morning on Ticketmaster.com and will end tomorrow at 10PM CST. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday at 10AM CST on Ticketmaster.com. Those wishing to purchase a ticket can use the codes AACVIP or WWEVIP to unlock the pre-sale. Ticket prices are $29, $54...

Raw rating for 01/11/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw did 3,323,000 viewers this week, down quarter of a million viewers from last week’s show. WWE had some serious competition with college football on ESPN which drew a massive 25.6 million viewers. Hour one did 3,536,000 viewers, followed by 3,206,000 in the second hour, before a bump to 3,228,000 viewers in third and final hour...

Paige sidelined with slight concussion

Paige

In an interview published today by Channel Guide Magazine, former two time Divas champion Paige revealed that she’s been out of action due to a slight concussion. “I took a bad bump in one of my matches,” Paige said. “I’m losing my mind because I’m not at work right now so it’s been a few straight weeks of not leaving the house.”...

William Regal, Jordan and Gable to appear at EVOLVE 54

William Regal

Continuing their casual relationship with EVOLVE, WWE is sending Jason Jordan, Chad Gable, and William Regal to the EVOLVE 54 live iPPV event in Orlando, Florida, on January 23. Gable and Jordan will be signing autographs starting at 7PM, an hour before the start of the show. It will take place at the Orlando Downtown Recreation Complex at North...

WWE-bound Shinsuke Nakamura stripped off the IWGP IC title

Shinsuke Nakamura

New Japan Pro Wrestling’s IWGP Intercontinental champion Shinsuke Nakamura is being stripped off his title according to NJPW, days after he publicly announced that he’s going to the WWE at the end of the month. Nakamura’s last date with NJPW is on January 30 at the Korakuen Hall and has several dates in between, dates that he’s expect to...

Rusev says he’s not injured and still traveling to India

Rusev

There were several rumors that Rusev was injured during a non-televised live event in Bossier City, Louisiana, on Saturday night. Rusev wrestled Ryback during that show and lost to the Big Guy. Today, Rusev took it to Twitter to address these injury rumors, and in full character, he slammed the “stupid American propaganda.” Rusev wrote on...

WWE traveling to India this week for 2 day tour

WWE logo

WWE Superstars and Divas will be going for a quick tour in India for two shows in New Delhi, with everyone expected to leave the United States tomorrow after Raw with nearly 24 hours of traveling. The two shows – on January 15 and 16 – will both be held at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, a 14,000 seater arena which was built in 1982...

Sting headlines the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony

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Former WCW champion Sting was announced today as the headliner and the first inductee in the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016. Sting will be inducted on April 2, the eve of WrestleMania, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Sting made his debut in 1985 with Continental Wrestling Association before moving to the Universal Wrestling...

Monday Night Raw turns 23 today!

Raw

23 years ago to the date, Monday Night Raw made its debut on USA Network as a one hour broadcast replacing Prime Time Wrestling and taped from the Grand Ballroom at Manhattan Center Studios in New York City. 1,180 episodes later, WWE’s flagship show is the longest running weekly episodic program in primetime TV history, and while its ratings are...

Dr. Dugas comments on John Cena’s surgery and recovery

John Cena

Dr. Jeffrey Dugas, the man who was responsible with performing the surgery on John Cena, said that that the former WWE champion had a complete tear of a small portion of the rear rotator cuff tendon toward the top-back of his shoulder as well as a large piece of loose tissue in his shoulder that needed to be removed. It was not revealed when Cena...