Author - Colin Vassallo

WWE to open physical Hall of Fame and restaurant in Orlando

WWE Hall of Fame

The website Attractions Management posted an exclusive story today saying that sources at Universal Studios have told the website that WWE will be opening a physical Hall of Fame location as well as a restaurant before WrestleMania 33. The new WWE venture, described as similar in style to the company’s former restaurant in Times Square –...

Payback 2016 comes to Chicago on May 1

Payback

Payback this year will be taking place at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois on May 1 with pre-sale on now on Ticketmaster.com using the code CHICAGO. The pre-sale will end on March 11 at 10PM CST and tickets go on sale to the general public on March 12 at Noon CST. Ticket prices are $25, $50, $80, $125, $155, $350, and $500. The month of...

Citrus Bowl in Orlando to host WrestleMania 33 in 2017

WrestleMania

For the second time in 9 years, the city of Orlando is getting WrestleMania as WWE officially announced that the biggest sports-entertainment event of the year will return to the state of Florida next year for WrestleMania 33. The news was broken by the Orlando Sentinel newspaper and WWE will hold a press conference this morning at the Citrus Bowl...

Raw from Chicago tonight with Shane McMahon appearing

Shane McMahon

Monday Night Raw tonight is live from the home of one of the hottest wrestling crowds in the United States, Chicago, and the prodigal son Shane McMahon will be on Raw for the first time since his surprise return a few weeks ago. Brock Lesnar and The Undertaker are not advertised for tonight but Roman Reigns is scheduled to be there and so are Dean...

Big Boss Man is added to the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016

Big Boss Man

The WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 has just got some law enforcement addition as The Big Boss Man has just been announced as the latest member for this year’s ceremony. Big Boss Man, real name Ray Traylor, made his professional wrestling debut in 1985 as Big Bubba Rogers and wrestled for the UWF for a year before leaving for the WWE. Managed by...

NXT book by ECW Press set for release on April 1, 2017

NXT

ECW Press today announced the publication of NXT: The Future Is Now, a book written by Jon Robinson which will be released on April 1, 2017. The new book follows the rise of NXT from its conception to becoming WWE’s newest global brand. The preview of the book reads, “Learn how NXT came to be, from the opening of the WWE Performance Center to...

TNA announces 5 days of TV tapings at Universal Studios in Orlando

Impact Wrestling

TNA have announced five straight days of television tapings at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, starting on March 15 with a live Impact. All five days will taped at Soundstage 20. On March 16, tapings will start at 7PM and these will be Impact Wrestling tapings. There will be two tapings on March 17, one starting at 1PM which will be a One...

SummerSlam 2016 travel packages on sale next week

SummerSlam

If you’re still paying your credit card debt from your WrestleMania travel package and want to go to SummerSlam, well, you better pay it up quickly as packages for the 2016 SummerSlam go on sale on March 14 at Noon EST. Three different packages will be on sale – the Big Apple package, Platinum package, and Gold package. They all include a...

Roadblock WWE Network event advertised as three hour show

Roadblock

The Roadblock WWE Network event for Saturday, March 12, is being advertised as a three hour show on the WWE Network. Formerly known as March to WrestleMania, Roadblock will take place at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Canada, and will only be available on the WWE Network, similar to the Elimination Chamber and King of the Ring shows that WWE...

Charlotte match against Becky Lynch stopped after injury

Charlotte

WWE Divas champion Charlotte had to abandon her match against Becky Lynch last night at the non-televised live event in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after she got whacked in the nose. With injuries piling up in the lead up to WrestleMania, having the Divas champion injured is surely something that WWE wants to avoid. The incident happened when Lynch...

Emma knocked out by Asuka during NXT event

Emma

Yesterday’s non-televised NXT live event in Cleveland, Ohio, started off on the wrong foot as Emma got legit knocked out by her opponent Asuka. Asuka performed a combination of kicks and backhands on Emma and one kick to the face put Emma on the floor. The ref immediately checked on her as it looked like a stiff one but Emma tried to get up...