Author - Colin Vassallo

Live WWE event results from 06/08 in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

WWE

W-O reader Greg Cannon attended the live non-televised WWE event in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, at the Santa Ana Star Center yesterday night and sent in the following results: Dolph Ziggler defeated Fandango; Sin Cara defeated Titus O’Neil; Paige defeated Natalya and Alicia Fox to retain the Divas title; Goldust and Cody Rhodes defeated Ryback and...

John Cena suffers eye injury at non-televised live event

John Cena

Former WWE champion John Cena was injured at a non-televised live event in Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday night. Cena was wrestling Bray Wyatt when very early in the match Cena was hit in the eye and the injury was considered serious enough for the referee to make the “X” hand sign so medics could check him out. The match was stopped for a...

WWE casting for Sting body double and orchestra for video shoot

Sting

The big news today is that WWE is seeking to cast Sting lookalikes for an upcoming video shoot along with an orchestra which would be sporting Sting’s face paint. The casting came through Casting Networks based in New York, listing a body double for the former WCW and TNA champion who is aged between 38 and 50 and who is also 6’2” and 250lbs...

Jim Ross back home from short hospital stay

Jim Ross

Jim Ross is back at home after spending a couple of days in hospital. “Home sweet home…your well wishes greatly appreciated,” Ross tweeted last night. TMZ.COM reports that tests conducted on Ross determined that the symptoms were being caused by meds he had been taking for an unrelated medical issue. Ross was also informed that...

JR still in hospital but hopes to leave today

Jim Ross

Jim Ross is still in hospital although he said that he hopes to go back home today in a post on Twitter. “Bumper to bumper medicals. 2 MRI ‘s, blood drawn 4X, echocardiogram, neck artery scan….all today. Awakened every 2 hours since last nite,” Ross wrote yesterday. While the WWE Hall of Famer did not disclose what he’s being...

Fox Business covers Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling

Global Force Wrestling

Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling promotion got some nice publicity as FoxBusiness.com has covered Jarrett’s plans to launch the start-up company. Asked if it’s the right time to jump in the game when there might be a sign that “interesting in wrestling is plummeting,” the former WWE, WCW, and TNA wrestler said he’s not nervous at...

WWE Superstars in PSAs to promote being better fathers

Roman Reigns

The Advertising Council is joining forces with WWE on a public service campaign promoting the importance of men being better fathers. The campaign’s introduction is timed to coincide with the celebration of Father’s Day on June 15. It will be announced by the Ad Council today, with new public service spots broadcast on RAW and Smackdown. WWE...

Tamina Snuka undergoes knee surgery

Tamina

Tamina Snuka underwent knee surgery on June 4 and posted a photo of her leg all wrapped up from a hospital bed on her Twitter. “Day after surgery and already getting the itch to #Superkick this knee back into shape with #FamilyPower,” the daughter of WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy Snuka wrote. Snuka last wrestled Paige for the Divas title at the...

Jim Ross hospitalized after trip from Las Vegas

Jim Ross

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross was admitted to a hospital after he came back from Las Vegas last night. “Got home from Vegas not feeling well. Now spending the night in the hospital for observation. Shouldn’t have said anything to my wife,” Ross tweeted from hospital. He did not elaborate what the problem was and he has not posted...

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...