Articles from November 2012

Smackdown – November 30, 2012: WWE’s Best Show In Months And It’s Just Ok

Smackdown Date: November 30, 2012 Location: CenturyLink Center, Bossier City, Louisiana Commentators: Josh Matthews, John Bradshaw Layfield Remember when Smackdown used to be good? Like when it was the best wrestling show on TV? I’m trying to give myself a nice feeling before I get into this show. We’re going to get the Shield interview […]

TNA Cutting Back On PPVs

This seems to be the news at the moment, as there doesn’t appear to be an Against All Odds next year, and they’ll be going from Genesis in January to Lockdown in March.  No word yet on the rest of the schedule.  As for what I think about this…..

Impact Wrestling – November 29, 2012: This Was So Dull I Can’t Come Up With A Witty Insult For It

Impact Wrestling Date: November 29, 2012 Location: Impact Zone, Orlando, Florida Commentators: Mike Tenay, Todd Keneley, Tazz It’s Championship Thursday because we can’t go more than a week without having some kind of gimmick show. The main story going on is apparently a hidden love between Bully Ray and Brooke Hogan, because the world wants […]

NXT – November 28, 2012: One Of The Best Geek Out Moments In Wrestling History

NXT Date: November 28, 2012 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Tony Dawson, Jim Ross, Tom Phillips Back to the Florida guys this week as we approach the title match between Rollins and Mahal. We’re also getting towards the point where this show will catch up to WWE and we’ll see Mahal as […]

Monday Nitro – July 22, 1997: Maybe The Show Should Be On Tuesday More Often

Monday Nitro #97 Date: July 22, 1997 Location: Jacksonville Memorial Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida Commentators: Mike Tenay, Bobby Heenan, Tony Schiavone, Larry Zbyszko This is a special show on a Tuesday for reasons that weren’t given. Anyway the main event tonight is a match I remember pretty well for some reason as Benoit and Flair challenge […]

Bash at the Beach 1996: It All Begins Here (Formation of the NWO/Hulk Hogan Heel Turn)

How in the world do I not have this up yet?   Bash at the Beach 1996 Date: July 7, 1996 Location: Ocean Center, Daytona Beach, Florida Attendance: 8,300 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes So this is it. This is the show where everything changed for WCW. There had been an invasion by […]

Thought of the Day: The New X-Pac Heat

The old version has since been replaced by Vickie Guerrero Heat where people boo her simply because that’s what you do when Vickie is on screen.  My question about it, as well as X-Pac Heat:

Monday Nitro – July 14, 1997: Why Is Logical Booking Like This So Hard Today?

Monday Nitro #96 Date: July 14, 1997 Location: Orlando Arena, Orlando, Florida Commentators: Mike Tenay, Bobby Heenan, Tony Schiavone, Larry Zbyszko It’s the night after Bash at the Beach and not a lot has changed because not a lot was on the line last night. Hogan and Rodman lost as Luger made Hogan tap out […]

Thought of the Day: Wrestling Needs Used Car Salesmen

Watching a Nitro from 1997 and it made me miss something.

Monday Night Raw – November 26, 2012: It Could Have Been Worse, And That’s High Praise Anymore

Monday Night Raw Date: November 26, 2012 Location: Cajundome, Lafayette, Louisiana Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler We’re getting closer to TLC now and the main story tonight is an interview with the three NXT guys. I’m curious to see where things are going with them as we haven’t gotten an explanation yet. On top of […]