Author - Colin Vassallo

Gail Kim announced as TNA’s newest Hall of Fame inductee

Gail Kim was announced yesterday as the newest – and first female – inductee into the TNA Hall of Fame. The 39 year old veteran has been working for TNA since 2011 and had her first stint with the company between 2005 and 2008. Prior to joining TNA, Kim worked for WWE between 2002 and 2004 and from 2008 to 2011. While in the WWE she...

Trish Stratus’ new movie Gridlocked available for purchase

The movie Gridlocked, which features WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus, is now available on DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital Download. Joining Stratus in this movie are Dominic Purcell, Stephen Lang, Danny Glover, and Saul Rubinek. It had its premiere at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas on September 26 last year. The movie is about a former SWAT leader and...

Raw rating for 06/13/2016

WWE Raw got absolutely slaughtered in the ratings yesterday with the show failing to get past the 3 million viewer mark for the first time since November 23, 2015. Last night, facing stiff competition, Raw did just 2,970,000 viewers, one of the worst non-holiday number in over two decades. Hour one started with 3,043,000 viewers, then increased...

D-Generation X theme song vocalist Chris Warren passes away

When D-Generation X’s theme song – titled Break It Down – hit the speakers, you knew you what was coming. The iconic theme song was sung by Chris Warren, who fronted different bands over the years. That same Chris Warren passed away two days ago at the age of 48. Warren performed several times for WWE live including at WrestleMania...

TNA barely survives the weekend due to lack of money

In a post first revealed by PWInsider.com, TNA Chief Financial Officer Dean Broadhead wrote on his personal Facebook page that TNA nearly went dark this weekend as the company had zero money to pay for the production trucks for Slammiversary or the tapings this week. Broadhead wrote that in a 12 hour window he had to make over 80 phone calls to...

Former WWE and TNA star Zach Gowen does America Ninja Warrior

Former WWE and TNA wrestler Zach Gowen took part in NBC’s American Ninja Warrior yesterday in the Indianapolis qualifying run. Gowen showed up with his prosthetic leg but removed it before he started the difficult obstacle course. He managed to do the first two parts of the course which is obviously not built for anyone with one leg, with the...

All 32 WWE Cruiserweight Classic competitors revealed

All the 32 names of the competitors in the WWE Cruiserweight Classic were released today by WWE.COM. Two of these 32 are former WWE Superstars Tajiri and Brian Kendrick. The others are Gran Metalik, Zack Sabre Jr, Noam Dar, Da Mack, Zumbi, Clement Petiot, Fabian Aichner, Harv Sihra, Gurv Sihra, Rich Swann, Cedric Alexander, Akira Tozawa, Jack...

Billy Corgan buying minority stake in TNA Wrestling

PWInsider.com is reporting – citing multiple sources – that Billy Corgan is in the final stages of purchasing a minority stake in TNA Wrestling. The 49 year old frontman of The Smashing Pumpkins currently holds the position of Senior Producer of Creative and Talent Development for TNA, a position he held since joining the company in...

Newest TNA Hall of Fame inductee to be announced tomorrow

TNA will reveal its newest Hall of Fame inductee tomorrow during the live Impact episode on POP. Historically TNA revealed the latest inductee during the Slammiversary pay-per-view but yesterday during the show it was announced that the name will be revealed tomorrow. The TNA Hall of Fame currently consists of Sting, Kurt Angle, Jeff Jarrett, Earl...

Slammiversary 2016 pay-per-view results

Here are the results from last night’s Slammiversary 2016 pay-per-view which took place from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Eddie Edwards defeated Trevor Lee, Andrew Everett, and DJ Z in a four way match to become the new TNA X Division champion; The Tribunal defeated Grado and Makable Shera; Sienna defeated Jade and Gail Kim in a triple...

Ticketmaster out of NXT Takeover: Brooklyn tickets

Ticketmaster.com is pretty much out of NXT Takeover: Brooklyn tickets and searches for a single ticket brings up no matches. Tickets went on sale yesterday morning to the general public while the pre-sale kicked off on Wednesday. Tickets for the show have already popped up on secondary market websites such as VividSeats.com and TicketNetwork.com...

Slammiversary 2016 live on pay-per-view tonight

Live tonight from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, TNA presents Slammiversary 2016 on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Drew Galloway vs Lashley for the TNA World title in a match that must end in either a KO or tapout; Jeff Hardy vs Matt Hardy in a full metal mayhem match; Decay vs The BroMans for the TNA Tag Team titles; Eli Drake...

Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 Reebok fight gear released

Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 gear by Reebok has been put on sale and just like any other fighter, there’s no special deal for Lesnar to have his personal sponsors on his fight gear. Lesnar’s gear is red, white, and black with with his name written on the back along with the UFC logo, the same template used for Reebok gear. Lesnar will have the...

Big sale on all WWE/WCW replica titles on WWE Shop

WWE Shop is running a big sale on replica title belts this weekend in a promotion they’re calling Black Friday in June since it started yesterday. The new WWE World Heavyweight title replica is marked down to $349.99 from $429.99 and the NXT title is at $269.99 down from $329.99. The popular WWE Winged Eagle replica is at $309.99, down from...

Bobby Roode debuts at NXT event at Download Festival in the UK

NXT just delivered its first surprised in the United Kingdom as Bobby Roode made his NXT in-ring debut today during the live event at Download Festival, defeating Angelo Dawkins. Several weeks ago the WWE UK Twitter account spilled the beans that Roode had been added to the NXT tour but the tweet was then quickly deleted as there was no official...

Maria Kanellis to miss Slammiversary due to broken hand

Maria Kanellis will not be wrestling at Slammiversary tomorrow due to a broken hand. The self-proclaimed first lady of professional wrestling was scheduled to wrestle Gail Kim on the pay-per-view and it was the second Knockouts match on the card along with Jade vs Sienna for the Knockouts title. Kanellis showed her broken hand in a video on...