Author - Colin Vassallo

Roddy Piper’s cause of death revealed

Roddy Piper

According to the death certificate of Roddy Piper obtained by TMZ.COM, the official cause of death by the coroner is listed as cardiopulmonary embolism, a blood clot that ultimately triggered a heart attack. The death certificate also lists hypertension which is high blood pressure. Roddy Piper passed away unexpectedly on July 31 in his home in...

Raw rating for 08/17/2015

Raw

The final Raw before SummerSlam did an average of 3,776,000 viewers in the ratings and a 1.3 in the adult 18-49 demo, landing WWE in second place in the cable ratings on Monday night. Despite being a very important show with appearances from both Lesnar and the Undertaker, Raw did 61,000 less viewers from last week. Hour one did 3,649,000 viewers...

TNA announces 7 new tour dates

TNA

TNA announced 7 new tour dates in September and October, with 4 events titled The Road to Bound For Glory tour and the other 3 titled Hardcore Halloween tour. The Road to BFG tour includes stops on September 18 in Morgantown, West Virginia, at the Morgantown Event Center, on September 19 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at the Rostraver Ice Garden...

Rusev to take on Ziggler in final SummerSlam match announced

Rusev

The final match on the SummerSlam card was announced last night on Raw with the returning Dolph Ziggler taking on Rusev with Lana and Summer Rae in their respective corners. The SummerSlam card now features 10 matches and no match on the Kickoff show. This is the biggest SummerSlam card since 1999 where that pay-per-view also featured 10 matches...

Brock Lesnar thanks fans after Raw goes off the air

Brock Lesnar

After Raw went off the air, Lesnar slowly got up on his feet as WWE fans inside the Target Center chanted “Suplex City.” Lesnar then asked for the microphone to address his hometown crowd. “Undertaker, good one buddy, good one,” Brock said as he went back down on his knee to sell the Tombstone piledriver. “I don’t know what else to say...

WWE launches new mobile video clip service in emerging markets

WWE logo

WWE and Vuclip today announced a new partnership to engage WWE fans in India, Africa, the Middle East, and South East Asia by delivering video clips on their mobile phones. Through this partnership, Vuclip will make available WWE’s video clips on the Vuclip service which will include match highlights such as Slam of the Week from both RAW...

ESPN SportsCenter with 4 hours of SummerSlam coverage this Sunday

Jonathan Coachman

ESPN SportsCenter will be covering WWE’s SummerSlam this Sunday between 10AM and 1PM and then from 6PM to 7PM with former WWE broadcaster and now SportsCenter anchor Jonathan Coachman heading up the coverage. The popular sports network will be broadcasting from the Barclays Center, the home of WWE for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, and it will be...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: No Holds Barre

Total Divas

Coming off from last week’s season high of 1.17 million viewers, Total Divas returns on E! tonight with episode 7 of season 4 titled No Holds Barre. The synopsis for the show reads, “Tensions ride in the Bella family as JJ tries to take over the twins new business, Trinity goes above and beyond as step-mom, and Eva comes up with a risky move...

Tough Enough finalists to be revealed tonight

Tough Enough

It is the penultimate episode of the new season of Tough Enough tonight on USA Network as the final two male competitors will be revealed. The three remaining males are fan favorite ZZ, Josh, and Tanner, with one of them going home tonight. Last week with GiGi’s elimination, Amanda and Sara Lee became the final two female competitors fighting...

Jon Stewart announced as the host of SummerSlam

SummerSlam

Jon Stewart, who hosted The Daily Show for the past 16 years, has been announced as the host of SummerSlam this coming Sunday, with Stewart making his WWE return after 5 months. This past March, Stewart appeared on Monday Night Raw to face off with Seth Rollins after Rollins showed up on his show and challenged him to appear on Monday Night Raw...

WWE sues Thai broadcast partner over non-payments

WWE HQ

On August 10, WWE filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court of Connecticut against CTH, a Thai broadcast company which acquired WWE television rights back in November 2013. The lawsuit states that CTH has failed to pay seven invoices sent to them dated March 2014, June 2014, August 2014, October 2014, January 2015, March 2015, and June...

Dolph Ziggler expected back on Raw tonight

Dolph Ziggler

Tonight’s Raw is the go-home show for SummerSlam and both the Undertaker and Brock Lesnar will be on together for the first time since the post-Battleground Raw where the big brawl erupted. Also former World Heavyweight champion Dolph Ziggler is being advertised to appear, his first appearance in over a month after he was taken out by Rusev...

Barbie Blank returns to television tomorrow on E!’s WAGS

Barbie Blank

Barbie Blank, the former WWE Diva known as Kelly Kelly, returns to television tomorrow, August 18, as part of the cast of E!’s WAGS, which premieres at 10PM EST. WAGS is a one hour, eight episode series which gives you a front row seat to the real competition, taking viewers on a wild ride into the world of some of today’s hottest professional...

Nikki Bella suffering from back injury

Nikki Bella

Current WWE Divas champion Nikki Bella is suffering from a back injury and did not wrestle during the weekend live events. Rumors have been going around for a few weeks that Nikki had an injured back but it was only now that she has addressed these rumors publicly in a post on Twitter. Nikki – and her sister Brie – were nominated for a...

The Coach to cover SummerSlam for ESPN SportsCenter

Jonathan Coachman

Jonathan Coachman will be at SummerSlam in an official capacity with ESPN SportsCenter as the company has decided to cover the show similar to what they do with SportsCenter On The Road. ESPN gave WWE some good coverage for WrestleMania earlier this year mainly thanks to Michelle Beadle, who she says is no longer a fan due after Triple H and WWE...

Jonathan Coachman says he’ll be at SummerSlam

Jonathan Coachman

ESPN’s Jonathan Coachman, known better as The Coach while in WWE, has teased an appearance at SummerSlam in a tweet today. “So next weekend does anyone know of anything to do in Brooklyn. Don’t have anything on my schedule,” Coachman wrote before adding, ”No wait… Yes I do. #SS” When asked if he will be on the air, the ESPN...

Ric Flair names his 2015 version of the Four Horsemen

Ric Flair

In his latest podcast, two time WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair answered a question from a fan on who would he pick for a 2015 version of the legendary Four Horsemen group. While admitting that Triple H and Randy Orton would be his top two picks, he said HHH isn’t wrestling full time anymore and Orton is more popular as a singles guy so after some...