Author - Colin Vassallo

Free W-O app launched on App Store for iOS devices

W-O iPhone

Wrestling-Online.com is back in the FREE section of the App Store as today we announce the launch of Wrestling-Online.com News (Free) app for your iOS devices. The free app has all the full features and same new design of the paid app however it is ad supported by Google’s AdMob. The iOS app was recently re-designed from scratch with a new...

TNA celebrates 10 years of Impact on television

Impact

Yesterday it was the 10 year anniversary since the creation of the  TNA Impact television show which premiered on Fox Sports Net on June 4, 2004. “Today marks 10 YEARS since Impact premiered 6/4/04 on Fox Sports Net. We’ve come so far & I’m excited where we are going,” wrote TNA President Dixie Carter. “Thanks to every...

WWE offers new financial planning service for former talent

WWE

The Pro Wrestling Insider website today is running a story about WWE sending letters to former contracted Superstars, Divas, and referees offering them financial planning assistance free of charge to help them for life after professional wrestling. What we can confirm is that the company has entered into an agreement with Money Management...

RAW rating for 06/02/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week drew 4,147,000 viewers overall, up from last week’s horrible 3,602,000 figure. Hour one drew 4,033,000, followed by 4,482,000 in the second, but then lost all the viewers gained – and some more – by dropping to 3,925,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

WrestleMania XXX registers 690,000 buys so far

WrestleMania XXX

In their latest Key Performance Indicators presentation which was released by WWE, it was revealed that as of today, WrestleMania XXX had a total of 690,000 buys, a number which is most likely worldwide not just in the United States. While it’s obviously below the one million buys that the show usually does, you have to consider that WWE had an...

Full trailer for Dwayne Johnson’s Hercules movie released

The Rock (Movies)

The full trailer for Dwayne Johnson’s next movie, Hercules, was released online today in a tweet by the former WWE champion himself. “On July 25th, the world’s first superhero is born. Let it be to death or victory.. #WorldPremiere #HERCULESMovie,” The Rock wrote. The $110 million budget movie will be distributed by Paramount Pictures...

TNA to tape Destination X in New York City on June 26

TNA

TNA will be taping its Destination X show in New York as part of the three-day back-to-back television tapings at the Grand Ballroom inside the Manhattan Center. Destination X was previously a pay-per-view but was then moved to a special TV taping after TNA scrapped all but four pay-per-views for their yearly calendar. The show’s taping will...

Seth Rollins cracks The Shield and joins Evolution

The Shield

The Shield as we know it, is over. Last night on RAW, the trio became two as Seth Rollins turned on Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns and joined Triple H and Randy Orton in Evolution. Rollins was revealed as Triple H’s “plan B” following the victory that the group enjoyed over Evolution at Payback, wiping out Batista, Orton, and Triple H in a...

Total Divas season 2 finale scores big numbers for E! and WWE

Total Divas

Episode 11 of Total Divas, titled “Wedding Mania,” and which served as the season two finale of the show, did 1,550,000 viewers, up half a million viewers from last week’s show. Usually Total Divas episodes that go head-to-head with WWE pay-per-views don’t do well in the ratings but the Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella wedding and backstage...

Batista off WWE TV to start promotion for upcoming movie

Batista

Last night’s RAW was the last time you’re going to see Batista on WWE television for the time being as he is off to do promotion for his upcoming movie, hence the quitting angle. His new movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, comes out on August 1 in the United States. He plays Drax the Destroyer in the Marvel flick and is joined by Chris Pratt, Vin...

Batista not happy with Bluetista memes

Batista

Batista’s choice of wardrobe for last night’s match against The Shield was the butt of jokes during the show on social media as tons of memes were created of “Bluetista.” The former WWE champion wasn’t very impressed with the reaction even though deep down he probably thought it wasn’t the best idea to wear that combo. “6 guys go 2...

Chicago fans chant for CM Punk at Payback

CM Punk

As expected, CM Punk was not at Payback, but at the Chicago Blackhawks hockey game at the United Center, a few miles away from the Allstate Arena, the site of last night’s pay-per-view. However the Chicago fans at the pay-per-view made a couple of “CM Punk” chants throughout the show, starting with the moment that Paul Heyman came out at the...

Brie Bella “quits” as Daniel Bryan holds on to WWE title

Brie Bella

It looks like Daniel Bryan will be returning to action soon as the current WWE World Heavyweight champion did not surrender his title last night at Payback and his wife Brie quit to prevent McMahon from firing her in front of everyone. The stipulation was that either Bryan surrenders his title or else Brie would be given the pink slip. While in...

Cena the last man standing at Payback

John Cena

Here are the results from last night’s Payback pay-per-view which took place at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois. El Torito defeated Hornswoggle in a hair vs mask match in the pre-show match; Sheamus defeated Cesaro to retain the U.S. title; Ryback and Curtis Axel defeated Cody Rhodes and Goldust; Rusev defeated Big E; Bad News...

Lisa Marie Varon and Tommy Dreamer join JR for Chicago show

Jim Ross

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross held an afternoon show yesterday at the House of Blues in Chicago as part of his “Ringside: An Evening with Jim Ross” tour. Just like in every city he tours, JR had some tricks in his bag which ended up being special appearances by Tommy Dreamer and Lisa Marie Varon, better known to wrestling fans as Victoria or...

Payback 2014 live on pay-per-view and WWE Network tonight

The Shield

Live from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, WWE presents Payback on pay-per-view and WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Evolution vs The Shield in a no holds barred six-man elimination tag team match; John Cena vs Bray Wyatt in a last man standing match; Bad News Barrett vs Rob Van Dam for the Intercontinental title; Sheamus vs...

Tough night for WWE tonight in Chicago for Payback

WWE

With Payback in Chicago, the WWE will face its usual hostile crowd and you can rest assured that there will be a lot of “CM Punk” chants during the night. The other issue that WWE will have against them tonight is that the Chicago Blackhawks NHL team are also playing live head-to-head with the pay-per-view at the United Center also in...

NXT specials to be held every quarter

NXT

The success of NXT ArRival and Takeover has led WWE to consider making these NXT specials on the WWE Network more frequent and Triple H confirmed yesterday that it looks like there will be one of these events every quarter with the next one coming in late Summer. The two shows have got rave reviews from wrestling fans and even those in the...