Articles from December 2012



Monday Night Raw – December 31, 2012: Happy New Year! Here’s Some WWE Comedy!

Monday Night Raw Date: December 31, 2012 Location: Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole It’s the final show of the year, unless you count the other shows that were taped after this. For the second week in a row, we’ve got a show that probably shouldn’t happen but is anyway because WWE […]

Vengeance 2007: Who Thought This Was A Good Idea?

Vengeance 2007 Date: June 24, 2007 Location: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas Attendance: 15,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Joey Styles, Tazz, John Layfield So this is the final actual Vengeance show and its official title is Vengeance: Night of Champions. This show is infamous for one reason: it’s the Benoit Show. The next […]

Monday Nitro – August 18, 1997: WCW Is Kind Of On A Roll

Monday Nitro #101 Date: August 18, 1997 Location: Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center, Birmingham, Alabama Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay, Bobby Heenan, Larry Zbyszko We’re about a month away from Fall Brawl and the final traditional WarGames match with WCW vs. the NWO. On top of that, we’ve got Sting vs. Hogan looming which would be huge […]

Thought of the Day: The Goldberg Debut

Yet another idea that hasn’t been used in like 15 years.

Smackdown – December 28, 2012: Remember What Alberto Did On Monday? Forget All That.

Smackdown Date: December 28, 2012 Location: Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, New York Commentators: John Bradshaw Layfield, Josh Matthews We close out the year here with a taped Smackdown, which is the norm around here. Odds are this isn’t going to have anything of note on it because we’re in that odd period between TKC and […]

Raw Draws Lowest Rating In Over 15 Years

It was 2.2.  My question: why does this surprise anyone?

Impact Wrestling – December 27, 2012: Open Fight Night. AGAIN.

Impact Wrestling Date: December 27, 2012 Location: Impact Zone, Orlando, Florida Commentators: Mike Tenay, Todd Keneley, Tazz Hey it’s Open Fight Night, BECAUSE WE JUST HAD A FREAKING GIMMICK SHOW LAST WEEK! Pay no attention to the fact that these shows never accomplish anything and the ratings keep going down, because clearly these stupid gimmicks […]

NXT – December 26, 2012: Why I Love NXT

NXT Date: December 26, 2012 Host: Tony Dawson Back to Florida and we’ve got a new challenger for Rollins in the form of Corey Graves. That’s by far the biggest thing that happened last week as the main event was Big Show squashing Bo Dallas for no apparent reason. The shows have been solid lately […]

Monday Nitro – August 11, 1997: The Loudest Hogan Chant In Years

Monday Nitro #100 Date: August 11, 1997 Location: Denver Coliseum, Denver, Colorado Attendance: 7,444 Commentators: Mike Tenay, Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, Larry Zbyszko It’s the show after Road Wild and any momentum WCW has going for it is gone. The Outsiders kept the tag titles and Hogan got the world title back from Luger after […]

No Mercy 2000: Austin’s Revenge And Angle’s Ascension

No Mercy 2000 Date: October 22, 2000 Location: Pepsi Center, Albany, New York Attendance: 14,342 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This was another request so I thought I’d knock this one out rather quickly. Not much special on this card with a main event of Angle vs. Rock for the title in what should be […]