Articles from July 2012

CWA Championship Wrestling – January 15, 1983: Andy Kaufman’s Shadow Over Memphis

CWA Championship Wrestling Date: January 15, 1983 Location: WMC-TV Studios, Memphis, Tennessee Commentators: Lance Russell, Dave Brown This is the last episode in this series of CWA shows as I’m sure people are getting tired of this old Memphis stuff. At the end of the day, this is before the idea of supershows as we […]

CWA Championship Wrestling – January 8, 1983: Lawler Makes This Show Much Better

CWA Championship Wrestling Date: January 8, 1983 Location: WMC-TV Studios, Memphis, Tennessee Commentators: Lance Russell, Dave Brown Back to Memphis for another week of a not very interesting show. Hopefully this week is better as in theory Jerry Lawler will be back. He’s coming up on a rematch with Bockwinkel where I’m sure there won’t […]

AW and Tensai Punished For Remarks

Apparently AW has been punished for his Kobe Bryant line last night.  Tensai also made an inappropriate comment in a since deleted Tout.  he was driving to Indianapolis with Sakamoto and said it was dangerous to drive with an Asian guy before telling him to open his eyes.  The specifics for either weren’t disclosed.   […]

Monday Night Raw – July 30, 2012: This Show Makes Me Need A Nap

Monday Night Raw Date: July 30, 2012 Location: US Bank Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler This is the interesting show as we’re still at three hours, but now we don’t have the legends or the big stuff to fill in the card. We do however have the beginning of Punk’s heel reign […]

History of Summerslam Count-Up – 1992: Why Does No One Remember The Rest Of This Show? It’s Awesome.

Summerslam 1992 Date: August 29, 1992 (aired on PPV August 31, 1992) Location: Wembley Stadium, London, England Attendance: 80,355 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan We’re a year removed from the nearly complete and utter crap that was Summerslam 1991. After Warrior was fired, he was back a mere 6 months later to save Hogan from […]

CWA Championship Wrestling – January 1, 1983: Dig That Rookie Jim Cornette!

CWA Championship Wrestling Date: January 1, 1983 Location: WMC-TV Studios, Memphis, Tennessee Commentators: Lance Russell, Dave Brown It’s been awhile since I’ve done anything from this company, but it’s the Memphis company that eventually merged with WCCW into the USWA. I don’t know anything about what’s going on at this point but I’ll go on […]

Was It Really That Bad?

I’ve been looking at my numbers for page views since the old design came back and they’re roughly 40-50% of what they were before the change. Was the new design really that bad?

Monday Night Raw – November 19, 2001: That’s One Heck Of A Reset

Monday Night Raw Date: November 19, 2001 Location: Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler Well the Invasion is over and I don’t think anyone is really complaining that it’s done. Tonight we basically hit a big reset button tonight as things get back to “normal” for the first time in months […]

History of Summerslam Count-Up – 1991: Complete With Implied Prison Rape

Summerslam 1991 Date: August 26, 1991 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 20,000 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Gorilla Monsoon, Roddy Piper Obviously it’s a year later and there’s few differences. The main one is that Hogan is once again the world champion (stunning isn’t it?) and the Deadman has arrived. Other than […]

Monday Night Raw – November 12, 2001: If They Don’t Care, Why Should I?

Monday Night Raw Date: November 12, 2001 Location: Fleet Center, Boston, Massachusetts Commentators: Jim Ross, Paul Heyman It’s the final Raw of the Alliance Era and I bet they’ll talk about the Winner Takes All match this Sunday. The fact that this is ending in less than six months has never ceased to blow my […]