Author - Colin Vassallo

WWE pulls Kurt Angle from Wrestlecon appearances

WWE has pulled Kurt Angle from appearing at Wrestlecon during WrestleMania weekend. Angle was being advertised for Wrestlecon by Martin Damato of Tmart Promotions, and he announced the news on Facebook. “Unfortunately have some bad news. Kurt Angle had to cancel his appearances @wrestlecon due to obligations that we now all know. We are working...

Nikki Bella promoted to Executive Producer on Total Divas

When Total Divas returns on E! in a few months, former Divas champion Nikki Bella will join the behind-the-scenes team and will be serving also as an Executive Producer. “I am honored and excited to have been made an executive producer on Total Divas,” said Nikki in a statement. “As a pioneer of the show, I want to use my...

Six-woman tag team match moved to the Royal Rumble Kickoff show

The six-woman tag team match that was announced for the Royal Rumble pay-per-view was given the boot off the PPV part of the broadcast and will now be part of the Kickoff show. The match – featuring Nikki Bella, Becky Lynch, and Noami taking on Alexa Bliss, Mickie James, and Natalya – was announced as a match on the card during...

Randy Orton the current favorite to win the 2017 Royal Rumble

Randy Orton is currently the bookies’ favorite to win the Royal Rumble, with odds at 10/11. Orton surpassed other favorites over the past few days to be in the driving seat among online bookmakers. You could say that this year’s Rumble created some issues for those in the industry as unlike previous years there are no obvious winners or...

WrestleMania 33 Axxess tickets on sale on February 4

Tickets for Axxess will go on sale on Saturday, February 4 at 10AM EST on Ticketmaster.com with general admission tickets selling for $55 including fees. There will be a total of six sessions of Axxess starting on March 30 and ending on April 2, which is WrestleMania Sunday. One session will be held on Thursday between 6PM and 10PM and Friday...

Total Divas season 6 episode 10 rating

The mid-season finale of season six of Total Divas featuring the wedding of Lana and Rusev drew 696,000 viewers, up 196,000 viewers from last week’s episode. Total Divas returns later in the fall for the second part of season six. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

WWE to report Q4 and full year 2016 financial results on 02/09

WWE will be reporting its fourth quarter and full year 2016 results on Thursday, February 9 before the opening of the market. WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon and Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George Barrios will host a conference call beginning at 11:00AM EST to discuss the results. The earnings presentation referenced during the call...

Philadelphia to host the 30th anniversary Royal Rumble in 2018

WWE has selected the city of Philadelphia to host the 30th anniversary of the Royal Rumble in 2018. The four big pay-per-views will now bring big business with them, with NXT, Raw, and Smackdown also taking place in the same arena and city over the course of the weekend. The Wells Fargo Center, a 20,000-seater arena, will be the host of NXT...

Smackdown rating for 01/24/2017

Yesterday’s episode of Smackdown, the last stop before the Rumble, did a total of 2,556,000 viewers, down 96,000 viewers from last week’s show. Smackdown was #3 in the 18-49 demographic chart for the night. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Netflix acquires worldwide rights for Hogan/Gawker documentary

The Hollywood Reporter has a story about streaming giant Netflix purchasing the worldwide rights for the documentary Nobody Speak: Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and Trials of a Free Press. The documentary chronicles the court case and fallout of the legal battle between Hogan and Gawker that took place last year. Brian Knappenberger directed the film and...

Funeral service for Jimmy Snuka to be held tomorrow

“Superfly” Jimmy Snuka’s wife Carole is holding his funeral in accordance with his wishes tomorrow, Thursday January 26 in Margate, Florida at the Serenity Memorial Chapel. A public viewing will be held from 9:30AM to 11:30AM. Serenity Memorial Chapel is located at  5229 Coconut Creek Parkway. We are told that a service will also be...

Six-woman tag team match added to the Royal Rumble

The eighth and final match to the Royal Rumble card was announced last night on Smackdown Live. The Smackdown women will be showcasing their talent in a six-woman tag team match featuring Becky Lynch, Nikki Bella, and Naomi taking on the Smackdown Women’s champion Alexa Bliss, the returning Mickie James, and Natalya. The Rumble will have three...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: The Big Day

The mid-season finale of Total Divas season 6 airs tonight with episode 10 titled The Big Day, featuring the wedding of Lana and Rusev. The synopsis for the episode reads, “Renee Young brings boyfriend, Dean Ambrose, home to meet her family and chaos ensues, the big wedding day for Lana and Rusev has finally arrived and some last minute...

The 22 confirmed names in the 2017 Royal Rumble match

22 WWE Superstars are now confirmed for the Royal Rumble after last night, Mojo Rawley from Smackdown entered his name in the match. There are 13 Raw Superstars in the Rumble – Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, Big E, Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, Chris Jericho, Braun Strowman, Cesaro, Sheamus, Big Show, Sami Zayn, Big Cass, and Rusev. Smackdown is so...