Articles from December 2011



Build Around One Guy Not Named Cena

If you were starting a wrestling company and could build it around one person not named John Cena, who would it be?  For the sake of this, consider their current ages (as in Taker is still old), the amount of time they appear (as in Rock only appears a handful of times a year) and […]

Monday Night Raw – June 11, 2001 – Angle vs. Benoit In A Cage

Monday Night Raw Date: June 11, 2001 Location: Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia Commentators: Jim Ross, Paul Heyman The Invasion rolls on tonight and we’re getting very close to the King of the Ring. After tonight there’s only one show left before the PPV so things should be heating up pretty well. Tonight has a pretty […]

EOTY Awards – Wrestler of the Year

It’s not CM Punk.

Monday Night Raw – June 4, 2001 – The Body!

Monday Night Raw Date: June 4, 2001 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Attendance: 11,417 Commentators: Paul Heyman, Jim Ross Back to the Invasion era (kind of) as we’re rolling up to King of the Ring. Last week Benoit got his title shot in a great match so tonight it’s Jericho’s turn. Also I think we […]

Smackdown – December 30, 2011 – In An Elevator? Really?

Smackdown Date: December 30, 2011 Location: Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana Commentators: Michael Cole, Josh Matthews, Booker T It’s the final show of the year and we close things out with the Blue Guys. As long as it’s not Blue Meanie I’m cool with that. Anyway tonight we should get some advancement in the three way […]

EOTY Awards – Match of the Year

This isn’t much of a surprise.

Best Cameos/Surprise Appearances

Basic question: who do you think does these the best?

Monday Night Raw – June 8, 1998 – This Show Just Kept Going

Monday Night Raw Date: June 8, 1998 Location: Metro Center, Rockford, Illinois Attendance: 8,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross Back for another week here as I start doing two of these in a row. That’s going to get me through these years a lot faster than I was going previously. Anyway, tonight we […]

Impact Wrestling – December 29, 2011 – Not Their Best To Close The Year Out

Impact Wrestling Date: December 29, 2011 Location: Impact Zone, Orlando, Florida Commentators: Mike Tenay, Tazz It’s the last show of the year and we have one more Impact after this before we get to Genesis. Unless my memory is off (and it very well may be), there are only two matches set: D-Von vs. Pope […]

EOTY Awards – Worst Wrestler of the Year

Note that I said wrestler, not annoying heel commentator.