Author - Colin Vassallo

Dwayne Johnson to play leading role in Rampage movie

Dwayne Johnson

Another movie is being lined up for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson according to Deadline Hollywood, titled Rampage, and it’s a video game adaptation produced by Beau Flynn. The film is based on the 80’s Midway Arcade game involving three giant monsters – a gorilla, a lizard, and a wolf – that wreak havoc on major cities across North...

TNA starts five days straight of television tapings today

Impact Wrestling

TNA will start a 5 day run at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, today as they tape several weeks of worth of Impact Wrestling shows as well as the live pay-per-view on Sunday. Between today and June 27, the company will tape approximately two Impact shows every day on Sound Stage 20. Admission is free. On Sunday then TNA goes live on...

First Tough Enough competitor eliminated from the show

Tough Enough

WWE’s reality competition series Tough Enough returned on the air yesterday live on USA Network and around the world with 13 hopefuls fighting for two WWE contracts. Chris Jericho and Renee Young had hosting duties while Daniel Bryan, Paige, and Hulk Hogan were in charge of the judging. Booker T, Lita, and Billy Gunn served as coaches. The...

Raw rating for 06/22/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw did not do that well in the ratings this week, suffering a 440,000 viewership dip compared to last week’s show. Hour one did 3,594,000 viewers, followed by 3,606,000 viewers in the second hour, and then 3,812,000 viewers in the third and final hour. The only good news is that the show increased as time went on instead of...

Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers television show starts big on HBO

Dwayne Johnson

The new television show Ballers from Dwayne Johnson made its debut on HBO to 2.16 million viewers, making it the most-watched comedy episode since the series finale of “Entourage” in 2011 for the network according to Variety. The show also generated more social media buzz than any other half hour show in the history of HBO. The Rock is...

4th of July WWE Network special billed as The Beast In The East

WWE Network

The July 4 WWE Network special from Tokyo, Japan, is now being billed as The Beast In The East and it’s all being promoted around Brock Lesnar. The show will feature Lesnar taking on Kofi Kingston in his first match since WrestleMania 31 and the NXT title will be on the line as Kevin Owens defends against Finn Balor in what many expect a...

20 interesting questions with Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan

FoxSports.com has a 20 questions feature with WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan which was conducted during the recent media tour to promote tonight’s start of Tough Enough. Hogan answered a variety of different questions, including who should be in the Hall of Fame, best entrance song, most embarrassing thing happened to him in the ring, trading...

New season of Tough Enough kicks off tonight

Tough Enough

The new season of Tough Enough kicks off tonight on USA Network starting at 8PM EST with Chris Jericho and Renee Young hosting the show. The 13 competitors for this season – 7 men and 6 women – are Alex, Amanda, Daria, Dianna, Gabi, Giorgia, Hank, Joshua, Mada, Patrick, Sara, Tanner, and ZZ. One male and one female will win a $250,000...

Tyson Kidd undergoing neck surgery this week

Cesaro Tyson Kidd

Former WWE Tag Team champion Tyson Kidd will be undergoing neck surgery over the next few days to repair the damage he suffered at the hands of Samoa Joe and his Muscle Buster finisher. Kidd posted a photo from hospital on his Twitter account in a neck brace with his wife Natalya by his side saying, “A little pre-op today. Grateful to have my...

Jamie Noble suffers 3 broken ribs during Raw

Jamie Noble

Jamie Noble received an unscheduled trip to a hospital in Indianapolis yesterday following Monday Night Raw and the beating he received at the hands of Brock Lesnar. Lesnar drove Noble in the security wall pretty hard and Noble did not get up, prompting WWE medics to rush ringside. WWE cameras did their best to leave the medics working on Noble...

Buddy Landel passes away

Buddy Landel

William Ansor, better known to old-time wrestling fans as Nature Boy Buddy Landel, passed away today at the age of 52, two months away from his 53rd birthday. While exact details are not available, apparently Landel was involved in a car accident and checked himself out from the hospital and went back home. His wife found him dead after he went to...

Erick Rowan injured at non-televised live event

Erick Rowan

WWE.COM is reporting that Erick Rowan suffered an injury at Friday’s non-televised live event in Saginaw, Michigan, but did not specify what kind of injury. Rowan wrestled Cesaro on that night and lost the match after Cesaro honored his tag team partner Tyson Kidd by applying the Sharpshooter for the win. Several reports from the show said that...

Gunner leaves TNA

TNA

Chad Lail, better known to TNA Wrestling fans as Gunner, announced that he has departed the company after five years. Gunner announced his departure on Twitter a day after he said that he still works for TNA and he was out because he was shooting some movies. The next day, Gunner posted his contact e-mail for indy bookings and thanked all Impact...

Superstars and Divas get Swerved tonight on WWE Network

WWE Network

A new program joins the WWE Network line up today as Swerved makes its debut at 11:06PM EST right after Monday Night Raw. The 30 minute program comes from Jeff Tremaine, the director of the popular MTV Jackass and Bad Grandpa shows, and features WWE Superstars and Divas getting “punked” during interviews, backstage segments, commercials...

Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers TV show debuts on HBO tonight

Dwayne Johnson

The Rock’s new television show Ballers debuts tonight on HBO starting at 10PM EST. Ballers revolves around Spencer – played by Dwayne Johnson – who is a retired football superstar who is trying to reinvent himself as a financial manager for current football players in Miami. Joining the former WWE champ are Rob Corddry (Childrens...

Samoa Joe says goodbye to Ring Of Honor

Samoa Joe

Samoa Joe wrestled his last match for Ring Of Honor yesterday in New York, teaming up with AJ Styles to take on The Addiction. Styles and Joe defeated Kazarian and Daniels and after the match was over all former TNA Superstars hugged each other as the guys from the back came out to say goodbye. Joe had a long career in Ring of Honor, starting...

Bret Hart says Daniel Bryan is “finished”

Bret Hart

Sports Illustrated has an interview with WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hitman” Hart on the ‘state of the WWE’ and while he discusses a variety of subjects and individuals, perhaps the most powerful statement came regarding Daniel Bryan. “Daniel Bryan is finished,” Bret said. “He’ll never wrestle again. I don’t think he knows it yet. I...

TNA shows to stop airing in Australia on June 30

Impact Wrestling

TNA fans in Australia will be losing Impact Wrestling and pay-per-views at the end of this month as broadcaster Main Event announced on its website that it will stop all TNA shows on June 30. “After a long and fruitful relationship, it is with regret that Main Event and TNA Wrestling are ending their relationship. The last episode of IMPACT...