Author - Colin Vassallo

Raw rating for 05/04/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw did one of the lowest numbers since 2007 with the show averaging 3,573,000 viewers over the three hour period, down 200,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 3,422,000, followed by 3,709,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,588,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

Payback main event now a fatal 4-way match for the title

Dean Ambrose

The Payback pay-per-view main event was changed from a triple threat match to a fatal 4-way last night on Raw. With Kane flexing his muscles, he ordered a match between Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins with J&J Security banned from ringside with the stipulation that if Ambrose wins, he would be inserted into the main event. Ambrose managed to get...

Eye witness account says Vince McMahon had trouble moving at Raw

Vince Mcmahon

In a post on the popular Reddit SquaredCircle forum, a fan who was at yesterday’s Monday Night Raw said that Vince McMahon needed help when walking up and down the ramp because of apparent vision problems. “Vince needed to follow a spotlight to the ring in order to know where he was going,” the user wrote, adding that he thought it was part...

WWE honors Pat Patterson after Raw goes off the air

Pat Patterson

After Monday Night Raw went off the air yesterday, WWE held a Pat Patterson appreciation night ceremony, something that they have done in the past when visiting other cities such as Calgary for Bret Hart, and Toronto for Edge. The Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon came out first and introduced Pat Patterson. A video of Pat’s wrestling career was...

Sami Zayn to undergo MRI for injured shoulder following Raw match

Sami Zayn

Former NXT champion Sami Zayn will be undergoing an MRI today after suffering a shoulder injury during his Raw debut against John Cena. Zayn, who is from Montreal, responded to John Cena’s open challenge but came up short in front of the home town crowd who gave him a thunderous pop. WWE officials checked in on Zayn during the match after it was...

Roman Reigns subject of the WWE 24 series tonight

Roman Reigns

The WWE 24 series returns tonight with its third episode on the WWE Network titled Roman Reigns: Never Alone. Tonight’s Reigns episode will feature a look at the former Shield member as he prepares to main event WrestleMania 31 against Brock Lesnar, a main event he was tipped to win until plans changed and Seth Rollins cashed in his Money in the...

TNA returning to pay-per-view after 8 months with Slammiversary

Slammiversary

After an absence of eight months, TNA wrestling will be returning to pay-per-view for Slammiversary, announced for Sunday, June 28. The event is booked to take place at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, and it will be the first live pay-per-view for TNA since the Bound For Glory show in Japan. Bound For Glory was “different” from previous...

Review: WWE The Ultimate Poster Collection book

WWE logo

There have been some epic WWE pay-per-view posters throughout the years – and some pretty bad ones too – but the WWE Ultimate Poster Collection published by  Insight Editions isolates 30 of the very best designs that have been used to promote the particular pay-per-view events. The book contains 40 removable posters in total, 30 of...

Hulk Hogan planning on wrestling at WrestleMania 32 in Dallas

Hulk Hogan

During the press conference in Australia, WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan said that he plans on wrestling at WrestleMania 32 in Dallas, Texas. Addressing the fans, Hogan said that Vince McMahon agreed to let Hulk lace up his wrestling boots one more time as long as he passes the physical test that everyone has to go through before stepping in the...

Neville surprises 11 year old kid on Meredith Vieira show

Neville

WWE Superstar Neville appeared on the Meredith Vieira show to give a huge surprise to an 11 year old kid who helped his mom catch a burglar in their home. The kid, Ethan, and his mom were explaining how an intruder went into their house and while the mom was fighting with the man to protect her son, Ethan ran for the phone and dialed 911, giving...

Next WWE Studios movie gets limited theatrical release

WWE Studios

The upcoming WWE Studios movie Vendetta will be released in some theaters as well as on demand on June 12. Most WWE Studios movies are straight-to-DVD and on demand but this one is getting a limited theatrical release. Dean Cain and the Big Show are the stars of this thriller, a movie directed by the Soska sisters Jen and Sylvia. The movie is...

Mayweather vs Big Show special on WWE Network tonight

Big Show

With perfect timing for the Mayweather vs Pacquiao boxing match tomorrow, the WWE Network will be airing a special on the Floyd Mayweather vs Big Show angle which led to a match between the two at WrestleMania 24. Titled “Floyd Mayweather vs The Big Show: The Money vs The Giant,” the one hour broadcast will recount how the story started and...

Pay-Per-View buys for Rumble, Fastlane, and Mania

WrestleMania 31

While the WWE Network is only $9.99 and available throughout most of the world, some people still prefer to see pay-per-views in a traditional way despite the steep price of $44.95. For the first quarter of 2015, WWE’s three pay-per-views still did a fair share of traditional PPV buys, especially Royal Rumble and WrestleMania. The Royal Rumble...