Smackdown – August 22, 2017: Definitely Not Glorious

Smackdown
Date: August 22, 2017
Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York
Commentators: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, John Bradshaw Layfield

It’s the final night in Brooklyn as Summerslam has come and gone. Jinder Mahal is still the Smackdown World Champion and AJ Styles is still the US Champion. One of these titles was retained in a much better match than the other and I’ll let you guess which of those was which. Let’s get to it. Continue Reading »Smackdown – August 22, 2017: Definitely Not Glorious

Monday Night Raw – August 21, 2017: Can Brock Smash A Beach Ball Please?

Monday Night Raw
Date: August 21, 2017
Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York
Commentators: Michael Cole, Booker T., Corey Graves

With Summerslam behind us, it’s time to start heading towards No Mercy, which ultimately leads us to Survivor Series. The big story is a combination of Brock Lesnar retaining the Universal Title and Braun Strowman arriving as the new monster as he manhandled Lesnar last night. If that’s not a title program at some point in the near future, I have no idea where WWE’s head is. Let’s get to it. Continue Reading »Monday Night Raw – August 21, 2017: Can Brock Smash A Beach Ball Please?

A Few Quick Raw Notes

Some are nicer than others. Continue Reading »A Few Quick Raw Notes

If You Ever Wondered Why The Expanded Kickoff Show Was A Bad Idea

It can lead to things like this. Continue Reading »If You Ever Wondered Why The Expanded Kickoff Show Was A Bad Idea

Summerslam 2017: The Star of Stars

Summerslam 2017
Date: August 20, 2017
Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York
Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Booker T., John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton, Tom Phillips

It’s finally time for one of the biggest shows of the year as WWE takes over New York City all over again. This time around the big main event is a four way for the Universal Title with Brock Lesnar defending against Roman Reigns, Braun Strowman and Samoa Joe. The rest of the card is too deep to break down in short order so let’s get to it. Continue Reading »Summerslam 2017: The Star of Stars

Summerslam Count-Up – 2016 (2017 Redo): The Bella, The Doctors and the SMASH

Summerslam 2016
Date: August 21, 2016
Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York
Attendance: 15,974
Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton, Mauro Ranallo, David Otunga, John Bradshaw Layfield

A year has passed since I saw this show and I can barely remember much about it. That’s very telling when you look at how stacked this show really is. There are multiple top level matches here and it really wasn’t clear what was going to close the show until the night of the event. Hopefully that means that this SIX HOUR show holds up. Let’s get to it. Continue Reading »Summerslam Count-Up – 2016 (2017 Redo): The Bella, The Doctors and the SMASH

Takeover: Brooklyn III: I’m Sorry For Doubting You….Bay Bay

Takeover: Brooklyn III
Date: August 19, 2017
Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York
Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Percy Watson, Nigel McGuinness

It’s the biggest night of the year for NXT and they’re getting to be in front of probably 15,000 people. Not bad for a show that regularly gets a few hundred no? Anyway tonight’s main event is Bobby Roode defending the NXT Title against Drew McIntyre as NXT continues to do TNA better than TNA ever could. Let’s get to it. Continue Reading »Takeover: Brooklyn III: I’m Sorry For Doubting You….Bay Bay

Smackdown – March 20, 2003: At Least They’re Admitting It

Smackdown
Date: March 20, 2003
Location: Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky
Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz

We’re ten days away from Wrestlemania XIX and hopefully things are going to pick up around here. The big story coming out of last week is Kurt Angle screwing over Brock Lesnar in their big showdown last week. You know Lesnar isn’t going to stand for that so violence is likely due. Let’s get to it. Continue Reading »Smackdown – March 20, 2003: At Least They’re Admitting It

Ring of Honor TV – August 16, 2017: A Good Show or a Complete Failure

Ring of Honor
Date: August 16, 2017
Location: Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, Concord, North Carolina
Commentators: Ian Riccaboni, Colt Cabana

It’s kind of a new start for Ring of Honor as we officially finished off Cody vs. Christopher Daniels last week with Daniels losing his 2/3 falls rematch for the ROH World Title. Now we need a new challenger for the title as Cody is on his own at the moment. Jay Lethal is back as well and you know he’ll be a big deal again in a hurry. Let’s get to it. Continue Reading »Ring of Honor TV – August 16, 2017: A Good Show or a Complete Failure

Summerslam 2017 Preview

This is going to be a long one. We’re less than two days away from “Summerslam 2017” and there are a staggering thirteen matches on the card. I know three of them are going to be on the Kickoff Show but sweet goodness that’s a lot of wrestling in one night. The card has grown on me in recent weeks and I’m more excited about it than I used to be so hopefully it’s going to be good. Let’s get to it. Continue Reading »Summerslam 2017 Preview