Author - Colin Vassallo

Video of Triple H introducing Mauro Ranallo to the NXT audience

Mauro Ranallo got a fantastic welcome at the NXT television tapings at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida and was introduced to the audience by Triple H, who had a big say in having Ranallo back with the company. Before the show started taping, Triple H came out to the top of the stage as fans eagerly anticipated Ranallo showing...

Randy Orton gets role in new Seth Green movie

Former WWE champion Randy Orton has landed a role in a Seth Green-directed movie titled Changeland. The film centers on Green’s always-hesitant character which is undergoing a personal crisis as he meets up in Thailand with his self-assured best friend according to synopsis published by Variety. Also starring are Breckin Meyer, Brenda Song...

Impact rating for 06/22/2017

Impact this week drew 342,000 viewers, another solid number and a 15,000 increase from last week’s show. It’s also the second most-watched Impact of 2017 so far, trailing only the March 16 episode which had 344,000 viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Ranallo’s NXT work to start with tonight’s TV tapings

Mauro Ranallo will be taking the helm of the NXT broadcast booth with the next set of television tapings set for today. The first NXT show with his voice will be on Wednesday on the WWE Network. Ranallo will be replacing Todd Phillips on the broadcast and will be joined by Nigel McGuinness and Percy Watson as his color commentators. This will be...

Reby Hardy keeps slamming Jeff Jarrett on Twitter

Reby Hardy, the wife of Matt Hardy, has once again used Twitter to rip into Jeff Jarrett, who earlier this week made an interview and downplayed the Broken gimmick fight, saying that copyright and trademark laws are simple in this case and Impact Wrestling owns everything. “Stop doing stupid interviews before I release your drunk texts & the...

Mauro Ranallo joins NXT broadcast team

In a major twist to the Mauro Ranallo story, the former Smackdown commentator announced today that he has come to terms on a new agreement with WWE and will be joining the NXT broadcast team. “WWE and I mutually agreed to end my responsibilities on SmackDown having nothing to do with rumors about disputes,” Ranallo wrote in a post on...

Vince Russo files for protective order against Jim Cornette

There are rivalries in the ring in professional wrestling, but some real rivalries happen backstage. Jim Cornette and Vince Russo share a rivalry that has been going on for nearly two decades and it does not seem like it’s going to stop any time soon. Vince Russo filed a protection order in the State of Indiana against Jim Cornette, alleging...

GLOW season one starts on Netflix tomorrow, June 23

The much anticipated Netflix series GLOW will hit the streaming service tomorrow, June 23 in all Netflix locations worldwide. GLOW tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder, an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los Angeles who finds one last chance for stardom when she’s thrust into the glitter and spandex world of women’s wrestling. In...

9 women officially announced for the Mae Young Classic so far

Officially, there are only 9 members so far announced for the Mae Young Classic all-women tournament with 23 more to go. Announced last week were Lacey Evans, Princesa Sugehit, Sarah Logan, and Toni Storm. Those four are joined by Abbey Laith, Kavita Devi, Taynara Conti, Jazzy Gabert, and Tessa Blanchard who made the official list after ESPN’s...

Smackdown rating for 06/20/2017

The post-Money In The Bank Smackdown Live broadcast did a total of 2,597,000 viewers, up 525,000 from last week’s show. This was the most-watched Smackdown since the April 11 edition. Smackdown was #1 on the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

VIP package for NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III now on sale

Are you a big NXT fan and have $500 to spare? If you do and are making your way to Brooklyn in August, you might want to know about the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III VIP package. WWE is selling this VIP package which includes VIP Suite seating Takeover, visits from NXT Superstars throughout the show, photo opportunities with NXT Superstars, group...

Smackdown women in another MITB ladder match next week

Smackdown will feature its first ever Money In The Bank ladder match next week as the women of the blue brand will be once again participating in the gimmick match due to the questionable ending from last Sunday. The announcement came from the returning Smackdown General Manager Daniel Bryan last night as he stripped Carmella of the briefcase. It...

WWE represented in three categories at 2017 Teen Choice awards

WWE will be represented in three different categories at this year’s Teen Choice Awards, including Choice Reality TV Show, Choice Male Athlete, and Choice Female Athlete. Total Bellas has been nominated in the reality TV category while John Cena got the nod in the male athlete category. The Bella Twins and Sasha Banks are also nominated in the...

Raw rating for 06/19/2017

Monday Night Raw drew 3,101,000 viewers this week up 559,000 viewers from last week’s record low of just 2.5 million. Hour one drew 3,075,000 viewers, followed by 3,201,000 viewers in the second hour, and then 3,029,000 in the third and final hour. This is the first Raw that all three hours did over 3 million viewers since mid-April and it’s...

McGregor and Mayweather invited to Monday Night Raw by Triple H

Speaking on Sky Sports News in the United Kingdom, Triple H put on his WWE corporate hat and invited both Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather to Monday Night Raw to promote their mega fight which will take place on August 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “They really wanna showcase what they can do? I invite both guys to come to Monday Night Raw because...

Glu Mobile Inc to develop new WWE mobile game

Glu Mobile Inc., a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play mobile games, today announced it has entered into a multi-year agreement with WWE to develop a mobile game featuring WWE Superstars, logos and marks. Currently being developed by the same studio as Glu’s largest sports franchise, Tap Sports Baseball, Glu’s WWE title will...