Author - Colin Vassallo

Jacqueline announced for the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016

Jacqueline

The WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 got its Diva today as former WWE Women’s champion Jacqueline Moore has been announced as the latest inductee. The 52 year old from Dallas made her professional wrestling debut in 1988 and wrestled for World Class Championship Wrestling, FMW, and the USWA before going to the WWE in 1993. Her run there was brief...

Big names scheduled for Raw tonight just weeks before WrestleMania

Undertaker

Raw is live from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, tonight and it’s a loaded show with big names all appearing to further their respective WrestleMania storylines. Brock Lesnar, The Undertaker, and Shane McMahon are all in Pittsburgh scheduled to appear while Roman Reigns is also in town. He’s been off WWE television for a couple of weeks to recover...

WWE wins two 2016 CableFAX Digital Awards

WWE logo

WWE won two 2016 CableFAX Digital Awards for Best Social Good Campaign and Best Digital Marketing Campaign. The Best Social Good Campaign award was for the Connor’s Cure awareness campaign, while the Best Digital Marketing Campaign was for WrestleMania 31. WWE beat the Food Network & Cooking Channel’s #BakeitForward initiative and...

Roadblock WWE Network event report

Roadblock

The last big show before WrestleMania is Roadblock, taking place from the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Canada. Two dark matches took place before the WWE Network broadcast. Mark Henry defeated local jobber Randy Sharp and then Goldust defeated Viktor of The Ascension. Connor and Viktor then attacked Goldust only for R-Truth to make the save. Michael...

Hulk Hogan’s legal team rest their case against Gawker

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan’s legal team rested their case against Gawker yesterday after a full week of testimony from Hulk himself and other paid expert witnesses with the hopes of winning the $100 million lawsuit. On Monday, Gawker’s attorneys will call its witnesses and things are expected to heat up when Gawker.com founder Nick Denton takes the stand...

DirecTV not airing WrestleMania 32 on traditional pay-per-view

WrestleMania 32

Despite WrestleMania 32 potentially being the biggest WWE pay-per-view in the history of the company both in terms of attendance and revenue, one of the biggest pay-per-view providers, DirecTV, is passing on the opportunity to carry the show on the traditional PPV format. DirecTV also failed to carry WrestleMania 31 last year and their last WWE...

Roadblock live exclusively on the WWE Network tonight

Roadblock

Live from the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Canada, WWE presents Roadblock exclusively on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Triple H vs Dean Ambrose for the WWE World Heavyweight title; The New Day vs The League of Nations for the WWE Tag Team titles; The Revival vs Enzo Amore and Colin Cassidy for the NXT Tag Team titles; Brock Lesnar vs...

Smackdown rating for 03/10/2016

Smackdown

This week’s Smackdown drew a total of 2,186,000 viewer, down 305,000 viewers from last week’s show. This week’s number represents the least viewed Smackdown since moving to USA Network in early January. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

WWE Live In London special event announced for September

liveinlondon

A WWE special event will be held in London, England, this coming September 7 at the O2 Arena. The news was published today by the WWE UK Twitter account and an accompanying graphic showed the WWE logo and the apparent name being used, Live In London, with The New Day, AJ Styles, Charlotte, Sasha Banks, and Roman Reigns on it. Tickets for this...

Titus O’Neil addresses his suspension and says he won’t quit

Titus O'Neil

The suspended Titus O’Neil talked with RapZilla.com and addressed the 60 day suspension he received the day after Daniel Bryan’s retirement, a suspension which drew big chaos online. “I made a mistake at an inopportune time. Regardless if it was too harsh or overreacting or whatever people have deemed it, it all stems from my mistake...

TNA fired Mr. Anderson after failed drug test

Mr Anderson

Former TMZ reporter Ryan Satin of ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that Ken Anderson didn’t quit TNA but was fired after failing a drug test. The report states that Anderson taped a match against Eric Young for the January 19 edition of Impact but he looked so out of it that the match had to be edited off the show. After getting backstage, TNA...

Stephanie McMahon honored by Multichannel News

Stephanie McMahon

WWE’s Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon was honored by Multichannel News as one of cable and telecommunications’ Wonder Women. The Wonder Woman Award honors female executives at the forefront of cable television and communications. Her mother Linda was the recipient of this award in 2007 making them the first mother and daughter to...

Mr. Anderson departs TNA Wrestling

Mr Anderson

During a indy show in the United Kingdom for Insane Championship Wrestling, former TNA champ Mr. Anderson told fans that he doesn’t work for TNA anymore. “I don’t work for TNA anymore so…I agree with you,” Anderson told the fans. “F**k TNA,” he said to a major ovation from the crowd. Anderson has not been seen on TNA television for a...

WWE sells 84,000 tickets for WrestleMania 32 so far

WrestleMania 32

Dave Meltzer reported in the newest Wrestling Observer Newsletter that WWE has sold around 84,000 tickets for WrestleMania 32 which legit breaks the the all-time attendance record for a WWE event. The often-hyped 93,173 attendance at WrestleMania III was an inflated number from the around 78,000 tickets that the company sold. The real record was...