Author - Colin Vassallo

City of Miami submits bid for WrestleMania 35, 36, and 37

WrestleMania

The city of Miami has submitted bids to host either WrestleMania 35, 36, or 37 at the recently renovated Miami Dolphins Stadium according to the Miami Herald. The bid team is “optimistic” about the chances according to sources with direct knowledge of the process. WWE held WrestleMania in 2012 at the Sun Life Stadium, headlined by The Rock vs...

Sky Sports in the UK to air Smackdown live as well

Smackdown

After the announcement was made that Smackdown was going live in the United States, SkySports.com revealed that the show is also going live in the United Kingdom. Sky Sports will be airing the show every Wednesday early morning starting at 1AM GMT beginning July 20. Sky Sports already airs Raw live every Tuesday morning also at 1AM GMT. “We...

Smackdown ring announcer Eden Stiles leaves WWE

Brandi Rhodes

Brandi Rhodes, the WWE ring announcer who used the name of Eden Stiles, has followed her husband’s footsteps and left WWE. “What I’ve been teasing for weeks: I’ve been offered a new opportunity outside of WWE! So I’ve decided to part w/ WWE after tonight,” she wrote yesterday on Twitter. Her departure came two days after...

WWE to split brands once again before live Smackdown starts

WWE logo

With Smackdown going live on Tuesday nights, it seems that WWE will once again do a brand split as Variety is also reporting that a draft will be held before the first live Smackdown to determine who will appear on what show. The story says that each show will feature a different cast and writing teams, bringing back the in-house competition that...

Smackdown to move to live broadcast on Tuesdays starting in July

Smackdown

Variety reported an exclusive story that Smackdown will be going live every week on USA Network starting on July 19, with the show once again moving nights and will now air on Tuesdays in its regular time slot of 8PM EST. “There is a huge appetite among our viewers for live programming and the ability to move ‘Smackdown’ to a live format...

Raw rating for 05/23/2016

Raw

The post-Extreme Rules Raw with the return of Seth Rollins did a total of 3,270,000 viewers, only up slightly by 80,000 viewers from last week. Hour one did 3,360,000 viewers, followed by 3,330,000 in the second hour and then 3,120,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Kane considering running for mayor seat in Knox County

Kane

NBC affiliate WBIR 10News in Knoxville is carrying a story about WWE Superstar Kane and the possibility of him running for the Knox County mayoral seat in 2018 under the Republican banner. The man behind the character, Glen Jacobs, said he is “seriously considering” but will make a final decision after the upcoming presidential...

Five WWE Superstars advance to the MITB ladder match

MITB

Five of the seven WWE Superstars who will be competing in the Money In The Bank ladder match next month were revealed on Raw last night. All five – Sami Zayn, Cesaro, Chris Jericho, Dean Ambrose, and Kevin Owens – had to qualify by defeating their respective opponents which were Sheamus, The Miz, Apollo Crews, Dolph Ziggler, and AJ...

Seth Rollins gets his WWE title rematch at Money In The Bank

Seth Rollins

The main event for the 2016 Money In The Bank pay-per-view was set last night on Monday Night Raw with the just-returned Seth Rollins taking on Roman Reigns for the WWE World Heavyweight title. Rollins was given a hero’s welcome on the show with several “welcome back,” “thank you Rollins,” and “yes yes yes” chants however the love...

Adam Rose released from WWE

Adam Rose

WWE has released Adam Rose after Rose apparently also requested his release from the company. “WWE has granted Adam Rose’s request to be released, as of today, May 23, 2016. WWE wishes Rose the best in all his future endeavors,” read a statement on WWE.COM. Rose was already in the doghouse after he was suspended for 60 days for failing a...

Shane McMahon tell-all podcast tonight on the WWE Network

Shane McMahon

Live tonight following Monday Night Raw, Shane McMahon will be the subject of a sit-down, tell-all interview with WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley. The broadcast will air on the WWE Network and it will be Shane’s first in-depth interview since he left the WWE back in 2010 and his surprise return in February of this year. The interview, marketed as...

WWE releases Cody Rhodes from his contract

Cody Rhodes

A day after he formally requested his release from WWE, Cody Rhodes has officially been granted his wish and as of yesterday he is no longer employed by the company. “WWE has come to terms on the release of Cody Rhodes as of today, May 22, 2016. WWE wishes Rhodes the best in all his future endeavors,” a WWE statement posted on the...

Seth Rollins returns and attacks Roman Reigns

Seth Rollins

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Seth Rollins made his return to the ring last night six months after tearing his ACL, MCL and medial meniscus. Rollins attacked Roman Reigns following his WWE World Heavyweight title match against AJ Styles and hit the champion with the Pedigree. The crowd loved it as they went absolutely bananas and even...

Extreme Rules 2016 pay-per-view results

Extreme Rules

Here are the results from last night’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view which took place from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Baron Corbin defeated Dolph Ziggler in a no disqualification match; Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson defeated The Usos in a tornado match; Rusev defeated Kalisto to win the WWE United States title; The New Day...

Extreme Rules 2016 live on WWE Network and PPV tonight

Extreme Rules

Live tonight from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, WWE presents Extreme Rules on the WWE Network and pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Roman Reigns vs AJ Styles in an extreme rules match for the WWE World Heavyweight title; Charlotte vs Natalya in a submission match for the WWE Women’s title; The New Day vs The Vaudevillains...

Owens/Breeze GoFundMe campaign for forest fire victims ends today

Kevin Owens

The GoFundMe campaign by Kevin Owens and Tyler Breeze to raise funds for the victims of the Fort McMurray forest fire ends today. After the original $30,000 goal was met in a couple of days, the two Canadian WWE Superstars raised the goal to $100,000. Unless there’s a big miracle waiting to happen it doesn’t look like the goal will be met...

New NXT hosts start their live event gigs

NXT

The newest NXT host officially started this weekend at the NXT live event in Venice. His name is Austin Romero and will be using the name of Mike Rome. He will be juggling both hosting and ring announcing duties during the small NXT live events held weekly in Florida. Another newcomer, Andra Ocampo, started a few weeks ago. Ocampo will be known as...