Author - Colin Vassallo

WrestleMania Axxess kicks off tonight

WrestleMania XXX

WrestleMania Axxess kicks off later tonight with the first session starting at 6PM going through 10PM at the New Orleans Convention Center. Superstars scheduled to appear for tonight’s opening are Kane, Roman Reigns, Dolph Ziggler, The Usos, R-Truth, Sin Cara, The New Age Outlaws, NXT Superstars, WWE Divas, and more. Axxess then continues...

WrestleMania Today on WWE Network tonight at 6PM

WWE Network

The WWE Network will air its first live WrestleMania show tonight from Axxess as WWE tries to maximise the potential of the Network giving subscribers something extra in addition to normal programming. Josh Mathews, Booker T, and Alex Riley will be hosting WrestleMania Today starting at 6PM EST and the will be broadcasting live from Axxess at the...

400 workers help to transform stadium for WrestleMania XXX

WrestleMania XXX

A crew of 400 workers using 27 miles of cable and 400 rigging points are helping in setting up the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for this Sunday’s WrestleMania reports the Times-Picayune newspaper. When Duncan Leslie, WWE’s SVP of Technical Operations, was asked how much this elaborate set-up will cost, he declined to give a specific price put said...

Betfair releases WrestleMania XXX odds

WrestleMania XXX

Betfair Sportsbook, one of the leading websites for online betting have published  their WrestleMania odds for most of the matches plus some other creative betting. Some of the creative betting include how many times Hulk Hogan will say “brother,” how many times Hogan will drop a leg drop and CM Punk making an appearance. Betting for Lesnar...

RAW rating for 03/31/2014

RAW

The WrestleMania go home edition of Monday Night RAW this week did a total of 4,391,000 viewers, up from the 4,273,000 viewers of last week. Hour one pulled in 4,231,000 viewers, followed by an increase to 4,603,000 in hour two, but then down to 4,338,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

Total Divas season 2 episode 3 rating

Total Divas

The third episode of the second season of Total Divas, titled ‘On Brie’s Bad Side’ was apparently a big hit, with 1.55 million viewers in total. That makes the episode the second highest rated show of the series including season one, only behind the third episode of the third season which drew 1.67 million viewers.

List of WWE-related community events this week in New Orleans

WWE

WWE has released the schedule of their full WrestleMania week, which began today in New York City at the Hard Rock Cafe for the WrestleMania XXX Press Conference. Tomorrow, Kofi Kingston, Cody Rhodes, Zack Ryder, and Natalya will visit the Ochsner Children’s Health Center and the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans to donate WWE toys courtesy...

Legends House cast at Axxess to meet fans

Jim Duggan

The cast of the WWE Legends House, which will debut on the WWE Network later this month, will be all appearing at the WrestleMania Axxess sessions. The cast of the show features Gene Okerlund, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Hillbilly Jim, Howard Finkel, Jimmy Hart, Roddy Piper, Pat Patterson and Tony Atlas living in a house in Palm Springs, California. It...

Brock Lesnar footage now available on UFC Fight Pass

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Former UFC Heavyweight champion and current WWE Superstar Brock Lesnar has made his way on the UFC Fight Pass, UFC’s own version of the WWE Network. Titled the Best of the Beast, it features Lesnar’s UFC fights and archive footage plus exclusive interviews with Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, and Jim Ross. All of Lesnar’s seven UFC...

Jim Ross taking his Ringside show to Toronto in May

Jim Ross

Jim Ross will be taking his Ringside show to Toronto, Canada, on Friday, May 9. Ross will be meeting fans and then talk about his career followed by a Q&A session at the Danforth Music Hall with tickets selling from $23.50 to $50. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.ca. The WWE Hall of Famer will host his next Ringside shows on Thursday...

Fatal 4-way tag team title match at Mania moved to pre-show

Ryback

Just as expected, one of the announced matches for WrestleMania has been moved to the pre-show, and the unlucky guys will be the ones in the tag team match. The fatal 4-way for the Tag Team titles between The Usos, Los Matadores, Ryback and Curtis Axel, and The Real Americans has been bumped to the second hour of the pre-show which will air only...

Things to see and do at WrestleMania Axxess

WrestleMania XXX

Fans attending any of the WrestleMania Axxess sessions starting this coming weekend will have plenty of things to see as WWE announced all the attractions that will form part of this year’s Axxess. The main ring will be the main attraction as it will host Q&As with WWE crew and also the place where all the live action happens. The other...

Hulk Hogan appears on The Arsenio Hall Show

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan appeared on The Arsenio Hall Show yesterday to talk about his return to the WWE, WWE Network, and of course WrestleMania. When asked by Hall if Hogan would wrestle again this time around in the WWE, Hogan repeated the often-used line in the wrestling business, “never say never,” and even at 60 years of age he feels like he can still...

Tickets for TNA Slammiversary 2014 on sale today

Slammiversary

Tickets for the TNA Slammiversary XII pay-per-view went on sale today at utatickets.com and the College Park Center box office. Ticket prices are $12, $35, $50, %60, and $125 for ringside. Most of the arena will be blocked off and only around a quarter of it is being used for the show. Out of 33 seating sections available only 11 have been made...