Author - Colin Vassallo

Longtime WWE timekeeper Mike Yeaton released

WWE HQ

The WWE layoffs last week had an unlikely victim, timekeeper and longtime employee Mark Yeaton. The release was very much surprising to everyone within the company as Yeaton was well liked and was a big part of the ring crew. He has been employed with WWE for around 30 long years which made the release even more shocking to those in the...

WWE production truck shows Smackdown moving to Thursdays

Smackdown

A recent photo of a WWE production truck sporting the new WWE logo and promoting Smackdown lists “Thursdays 8/7c” as the air date rather than Friday. Smackdown has been airing on Friday nights since Fall of 2005 when UPN decided to move it to what many in the television industry call the “death slot.” It has remained in that time slot ever...

nWo reunion planned for Hogan’s RAW birthday bash

nWo

Are you ready for an nWo reunion? Well get ready because it looks like it’s going to happen this coming Monday on RAW. To celebrate Hulk Hogan’s 61st birthday, WWE is bringing back Superstars who had a big impact in Hogan’s career and both Scott Hall and Kevin Nash are scheduled to appear. WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall posted a series of...

RAW rating for 08/04/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week did 4,048,000 viewers, down over quarter of a million viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,075,000 viewers, followed by 4,193,000 in the second hour, and then way down to 3,877,000 in the third and final hour. This is the second week in a row that RAW dropped in viewership especially the third hour. Last week...

WWE Magazine cancellation made official

WWE

WWE has officially announced the cancellation of the WWE Magazine with a message that reads, “We regret to inform you, that WWE has decided to cease publishing WWE Magazine, WWE Kids and WWE Specials. The October issue of WWE Magazine and September issue of WWE Kids will be the final issue available. Thank you for your continued loyalty and...

Hulk Hogan to celebrate birthday on RAW next week

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan will be appearing on next week’s Monday Night RAW live from Portland, Oregon at the Moda Center to celebrate his birthday. The former WWE and WCW champion will be turning 61 on Monday and what better way to enjoy the special day than inside a WWE ring? “Surprises” are promised although most surprises always fail to deliver. The...

Hulkamania Edition of WWE 2K15 announced by 2K

Hulk Hogan

WWE Hall of Famer and arguably the most recognizable wrestling superstar in history, Hulk Hogan, will be getting his own Hulkamania Edition of WWE 2K15. 2K today announced that the edition will be available exclusively for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with a suggested price of $99.99. The pack will contain a copy of WWE 2K15 video game; exclusive...

United Kingdom to get WWE Network on October 1

WWE Network

WWE has officially announced that the WWE Network will be coming  to the United Kingdom on October 1. It has not been revealed if the UK will get the US-version of the Network with the over-the-top service or if British fans will join Canadian fans in having a traditional television channel. Meanwhile, WWE.COM has a list of countries that will be...

Randy Orton calls fan “Latino Ms. Piggy” on Twitter

Randy Orton

TMZ picked up the tweet that Randy Orton wrote bashing a fan that he took a photo with by calling her the “Latino Ms. Piggy.” The selfie shows a smiling Orton and the fan in front of a gym and the former WWE champ tweeted the photo to his girlfriend saying, “Look @kimklro I met the Latino Ms. Piggy today at the gym. I wish you were there to...

Sting at SummerSlam weekend for WWE 2K15 roster reveal event

Sting

WWE today announced that former WCW champion Sting will be traveling to Los Angeles for the SummerSlam weekend as he will be part of the WWE 2K15 roster reveal event. Hosted by Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin, the WWE 2K15 roster reveal show will be held on Saturday, August 16, starting at 10AM PT, and will also feature John Cena, Hulk...

The Undertaker to appear at Austin Comic Con on October 3

The Undertaker

The Austin, Texas, Comic Con just landed itself one of the biggest stars in the WWE as Wizard World today announced that The Undertaker will be making a very rare appearance on October 3. The Undertaker will be signing autographs and posing for photos from 4:30PM to 8:30PM, making this the first announced public appearance since his WrestleMania...

WrestleMania XXX world television premiere airs tonight on NBC

WrestleMania XXX

The WrestleMania XXX world television premiere airs tonight on NBC starting at 7PM EST with an hour of WM footage that will be finding its way on network television for the first time. During this hour, WWE and NBC will showcase three segments from the four-hour WrestleMania and sadly it does not include Daniel Bryan’s journey to the WWE World...

USA Today looks at Batista in Guardians movie

Batista

USA Today is running a great story today on WWE Superstar Batista titled “Ex-pro wrestler Bautista breaks out in Guardians.” The article is accompanied by a video interview where USA Today asks the man behind the Drax the Destroyer character five questions about his portrayal of Drax, if he celebrated when he got the role, his favorite super...

Live WWE event results from 08/02 in Lubbock, Texas

Big Show

W-O reader Matthew Griswold attended the live WWE event in Lubbock, Texas, yesterday night and sent us the following results: Goldust and Stardust defeated Ryback and Curtis Axel; Adam Rose defeated Damien Sandow; Big E and Diego defeated Heath Slater and Titus O’Neil; Dolph Ziggler defeated Alberto Del Rio; AJ Lee defeated Natalya and Paige;...

App for WWE Network users in Canada in the works

WWE Network

During the WWE conference call with investors, Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George Barrios said that there is a plan to give Canadian fans a modified app of the WWE Network so they can watch what US – and the rest of the world – fans see. “We didn’t mention it, but our plan is to eventually offer an authenticated version...