Author - Colin Vassallo

Raw rating for 10/12/2015

Raw

Monday Night Raw continued its ratings decrease week over week with the show getting only 3,285,000 viewers this week, down from the last episode which did 3,378,000. Hour one did 3,518,000 viewers, followed by 3,254,000 in the second hour and then down even more to 3,082,000 in the third and final hour, close to going under the 3 million viewers...

Orton/Ambrose tag match moved to HIAC Kickoff show

Randy Orton

The tag team match between Randy Orton and Dean Ambrose vs Braun Strowman and Luke Harper at Hell In A Cell has been moved to the Kickoff show. Yep, that’s right, both Orton and Ambrose, two WWE Superstars who have been main eventing shows for quite a long time, have now found themselves off the actual pay-per-view and doing the “curtain...

WWE puts out casting call for NXT kids show

NXT

WWE has a casting call on backstage.com for a pilot involving NXT and kids. The description of the show simply reads, “WWE NXT is casting a pilot for a new wrestling show aimed at kids.“ Rehearsal and production will be taking place monthly on Thursday nights at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, when WWE tapes NXT. WWE is seeking...

Nearly all WrestleMania 32 travel packages sold out

WrestleMania 32

WWE made hundreds of thousands of dollars in a matter of minutes as most of the WrestleMania 32 travel packages sold out in under 45 minutes. From the cheapest one to the most expensive package, fans around the world hammered the WWE servers with some fans even complaining on forums about declined credit card transactions after they hit the submit...

Rusev and Lana’s real-life engagement plays on WWE television

Rusev

The real-life engagement of Rusev and Lana which TMZ reported yesterday is now being played on television, with WWE reporting it during Raw and Summer Rae “dumping” Rusev on the show. Rusev wrestled Ryback and lost clean to the number one contender for the Intercontinental title but afterward Summer Rae ripped on Rusev and showed the TMZ story...

Pre-sale code for Smackdown tapings at Prudential Center on 12/15

Smackdown

The Prudential Center is running a pre-sale for the Smackdown tapings on December 15 starting tomorrow at 10AM and ending Thursday, October 15 at 11:59PM. Fans who wish to attend the show and purchase tickets beforehand can use the code WWEPC on Ticketmaster.com to unlock the seats. Prices range from $24.75 to $104.75. Tickets go on sale to the...

WrestleMania 32 travel packages on sale now

WrestleMania 32

The WrestleMania 32 travel packages officially went on sale today with six different packages – Texas Star, VIP, Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze – all available for purchase. All packages included a WrestleMania 32 ticket, Axxess tickets, NXT tickets, hotel accommodation, and round-trip coach transport to the AT&T Stadium. The...

Sami Zayn appearing at EVOLVE shows this weekend

Sami Zayn

In another sign of WWE supporting WWNLive and one of its indy promotions EVOLVE, it was announced that former NXT champion Sami Zayn will be appearing for EVOLVE this weekend. Zayn will be appearing at the October 17 show in Queens and the October 18 show in Long Island, New York. Zayn will not be wrestling on the show but will be meeting fans and...

Seth Rollins on ESPN’s SportsCenter tonight at 9PM EST

Seth Rollins

WWE World Heavyweight champion Seth Rollins will be appearing on ESPN SportsCenter today at 9PM EST with former WWE broadcaster Jonathan Coachman anchoring the segment. SportsCenter at that hour will air on ESPNews. Yesterday Coachman hinted at an announcement over the next 48 hours that concerns WWE and ESPN and this interview falls under that...

Bayley filmed at indy show for upcoming Breaking Ground series

Bayley

NXT Women’s champion Bayley attended an indy event in Florida and WWE cameras followed her for footage to be used in the upcoming Breaking Ground WWE Network series. Bayley went to the American Combat Wrestling show held at New Port Richey, Florida, and sat among fans to watch her boyfriend, wrestler Aaron Solow perform. Before the show started...

Jonathan Coachman hints at another WWE announcement

Jonathan Coachman

Jonathan Coachman, the former WWE broadcaster who now anchors ESPN’s SportsCenter has hinted that there will be an announcement over the next 48 hours regarding his work with WWE. “You have been asking for years and we are about to take another step. So excited. 48 hours. #wwe #joinus #letshavefun,” The Coach wrote on his Twitter account...

Rusev and Lana get engaged

Rusev

TMZ.COM is reporting that Rusev has proposed to his real-life girlfriend Lana and she said yes, posting a photo of the two together with Lana showing off her new ring. The website claims that Rusev proposed in the swimming pool at their huge Nashville home and filmed the whole thing. Lana is currently out of action due to a wrist injury which...

Is WWE turning back for Alberto Del Rio?

Alberto Del Rio

PWInsider.com is reporting that Alberto Del Rio’s name is being brought up for a possible return to the company a year after he was fired. Del Rio was let go from WWE on August 7, 2014, for unprofessional conduct following a backstage argument with a WWE social media manager. The employee – who has since left the company – made an...

Athena debuts in NXT as Adrienne Reese

Adrienne Reese

Former SHIMMER wrestler Athena, who recently signed a deal with WWE, made her debut as Adrienne Reese yesterday during a non-televised NXT live event in Winter Haven, Florida. Reese teamed up with Gionna Daddio to take on Peyton Royce and Alexa Bliss in a tag team match however her debut did not end in a good way as her team lost the match. During...

Hornswoggle makes epic entrance at Curt Hawkins’ wedding

Hornswoggle

Brian Myers, the man formerly known in the WWE as Curt Hawkins, got married last week and several WWE Superstars attended the ceremony including current UFC fighter CM Punk. Hall of Famer Howard Finkel did the introductions and when introducing Hornswoggle to the invitees, the recently-suspended Hornswoggle pulled a move from the Shockmaster debut...

No new wrestling contracts for Mark Henry after this one runs out

Mark Henry

In an interview with Philly.com, former World Heavyweight champion Mark Henry said that he will not be signing a new wrestling deal when his contract is up but hopes to keep working for WWE in another capacity. Henry’s deal expires next year and told Philly.com that he doesn’t know how he let Vince McMahon convince him into signing a new...

TNA cancels upcoming Hardcore Halloween Tour live events

TNA

TNA has canceled the four scheduled live events which were set for later this month as part of the Hardcore Halloween Tour according to the Ticketmaster.com website. The October 29 show in Thibodaux, Louisiana, the October 30 show in New Orleans, Louisiana, the October 31 show in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the November 1 show in Biloxi...