Author - Colin Vassallo

More names added to the IC title battle royal

Dolph Ziggler

More names have been added to the Intercontinental title battle royal which will take place at the Battleground pay-per-view later this month. The current list of WWE Superstars – in alphabetical order – who are so far in the match are Alberto Del Rio, Big E, Bo Dallas, Cesaro, Curtis Axel, Damien Sandow, Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston...

Monday Night War series launches Monday on WWE Network

WWE Network

The much-anticipated WWE Network series titled ‘The Monday Night War’ makes its debut on July 7 at 11PM EST following Monday Night RAW on USA Network. The synopsis of the show on the WWE Network website reads, “Media mogul Ted Turner launches WCW Monday Nitro in direct competition against Vince McMahon and WWE,” and it is listed as a sneak...

John Cena off the WWE tour in Australia

John Cena

John Cena has been pulled from the upcoming WWE tour of Australia and has been replaced by former Shield member Roman Reigns. The addition of Chris Jericho and Ric Flair to the roster making the trip Down Under was to compensate for the current WWE World Heavyweight champion not making the trip. The new main event features Reigns taking on Kane in...

Santino Marella teams up with Juicy Drop for anti-bullying event

Santino Marella

WWE Superstar Santino Marella appeared at Dylan’s Candy Bar in New York City on Wednesday along with Juicy Drop’s Señor Sour for the Bazooka Candy Brand’s Juicy Drop event to promote anti-bullying with Champions Against Bullying. Santino hosted the “Dare to Test Your Limits” party with kids having the opportunity to spin the wheel and...

Renee Young promoted to Superstars commentary team

Renee Young

Renee Young’s stock in the WWE continues to rise as the Canadian broadcaster has just been given another assignment to her already-growing list of WWE duties – commentator. Young is replacing Byron Saxton on the WWE Superstars television show on the WWE Network, teaming up with Tom Phillips to handle all the weekly play-by-play. Phillips...

RAW rating for 06/30/2014

RAW

The post-MITB Monday Night RAW drew a total of 4,332,000 viewers, up around 300,000 viewers from the previous week. Hour one had 4,158,000 viewers, followed by 4,348,000 in the second hour and then up to 4,490,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

Dwayne Johnson pays tribute to Fast & Furious 7 film crew

The Rock (Movies)

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson paid tribute to the Fast & Furious 7 film crew with a touching post on his Instagram account. Johnson – like most involved in the crew – had to be recalled to film additional scenes following the death of one of the lead actors, Paul Walker. “I’m truly touched by the farewell love my film crew has...

TNA Television title retired from competition

TNA

The TNA website has announced today that the Television title has been retired on the order of TNA’s new Executive Director Kurt Angle. “The TV Title was left dormant by the Dixie Carter and MVP administrations for over a year. Taking over as Executive Director has required me to fix issues they left behind. Championships are the reward of...

Flair and Jericho added to WWE tour in Australia

Ric Flair

The WWE Australia Twitter account yesterday revealed that two huge WWE Superstars will be joining the Australia tour in August. Two time WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair and Chris Jericho have been added to the three-day tour Down Under, appearing at the August 7, 8, and 9 shows in Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth, respectively. Apparently a lot of fans...

Chris Jericho talks about his latest WWE return

Chris Jericho

The recently returned Chris Jericho said on his latest podcast that he expressed his wish to work with Bray Wyatt for WrestleMania but plans were already locked for Wyatt to be in a program with John Cena, leaving Jericho out of the biggest event of the year. Y2J said that while talks for a return started around a month ago, everything was set up...

White powder scare at WWE Headquarters

WWE HQ

The Stamford Advocate reported yesterday that police were called to the WWE Headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, after an unknown white power was located inside a suspicious package. WWE spokeswoman Tara Carraro said that they contacted local law enforcement to investigate and all WWE personnel were safe and business was being conducted as...

WWE fires Emma…and then hires her back

Emma

WWE Diva Emma was fired yesterday due to her arrest and was then quickly rehired in the same day. A message on WWE.COM read, “WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Diva Emma as of today, July 2, 2014. WWE wishes Emma the best in all her future endeavors.” On Monday, Emma was arrested in Hartford, Connecticut, after getting caught...

WWE Diva Emma arrested for shoplifting at Walmart

Emma

WWE Diva Emma got herself arrested yesterday in Hartford, Connecticut, the site of Monday Night RAW, and charged with sixth degree larceny, a Class C Misdemeanor which involves theft of $250 or less. Police picked up Emma from Walmart at around 1PM and was booked under her real name of Tenille Dashwood with her address in Winter Park, Florida. She...

Bad News Barrett stripped of the Intercontinental title

Wade Barrett

WWE has stripped Bad News Barrett of his Intercontinental title, the second title to be stripped in two months following Daniel Bryan’s short reign as WWE World Heavyweight champion. Barrett suffered a shoulder injury during Smackdown tapings last week and was pulled out of his Money In The Bank ladder match for the briefcase on Sunday. Barrett...

Cesaro suffers eye injury during match against Kofi Kingston

Antonio Cesaro

The winner of the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania, Cesaro, suffered an eye injury on RAW last night during his match against Kofi Kingston. According to WWE physician Dr. Chris Amann, Cesaro has a scratch on the right side of the eye, which is called the sclera and not on the cornea, which is the clear part of the eye...

John Cena to be on the cover of WWE 2K15 video game

John Cena

WWE unveiled the new cover for their upcoming video game WWE 2K15 which features the current WWE World Heavyweight champion John Cena and the new WWE logo. This is obviously not the first time that Cena is gracing a cover of the popular WWE video game but his first since WWE moved to 2K Sports. Last year The Rock graced the cover of the game and...

AJ Lee is back…and she takes the Divas title

AJ

Chris Jericho was not the only former champion to return on RAW last night as AJ Lee also came back from hiatus and won the WWE Divas title. AJ left WWE the day after WrestleMania for some personal time, dropping the title to newcomer Paige in a hot segment on the post-Mania RAW. She got married to CM Punk last month in a small and private...

Chris Jericho returns to WWE on RAW

Chris Jericho

Break the walls down, cause Chris Jericho is back! The former WWE champion made his return to Monday Night RAW yesterday interrupting The Miz who was also back after a few months out to film another installment of the movie The Marine for WWE Studios. It has been almost a year since Jericho appeared on WWE television and was last seen getting...

TNA to make major announcement at London Film & Comic Con

TNA

TNA issued a press release saying that the company will make a major announcement for British and Irish fans at the London Film & Comic Con (LFCC). The announcement will be made as part of a special TNA panel Q&A for fans and media at the event at 5PM local time on Saturday July 12 in Earls Court 2. Fans will be able to meet TNA Superstars...