Articles from January 2013



Impact Wrestling – January 31, 2013: The Least Surprising Moment Since The Sun Came Up This Morning

Impact Wrestling Date: January 31, 2013 Location: Manchester Arena, Manchester, England Commentators: Tazz, Todd Keneley, Mike Tenay We’re in England for the first of four shows in a row. Tonight is Open Fight Night again with the main event being Angle vs. Anderson in a cage. Other than that we’re promised a huge announcement from […]

Impact To Go On The Road Every Week

They start March 14th in Chicago.  This is several years in the making but at least it’s finally happening.

NXT – January 30, 2013: This Show Is My Wrestling Salvation

NXT Date: January 30, 2013 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: William Regal, Tony Dawson This is the second week of the tag team title tournament and my guess is we’ll get two more first round matches tonight. Other than that we’ve got Conor O’Brien challenging Langston for the title next week which […]

On This Day: January 31, 1988 – WWF Wrestling Challenge: The Main Event Of Its Day

WWF Wrestling Challenge Date: January 31, 1988 Location: Nashville Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan At the moment this is the last show that I have from this era and this show in particular. There will probably be more but until I get them I obviously can’t review them. We’re past the […]

ECW on TNN: These Guys Had Potential

ECW on TNN Date: January 28, 2000 Location: Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana Attendance: 3,000 Commentators: Joey Styles, Joel Gertner We’re getting closer to Living Dangerously and the showdown between Mike Awesome and Rob Van Dam. You might not have heard about that match and we’ll get to the reason why at the end of […]

One Night Stand 2008: Undertaker Climbs A Ladder

One Night Stand 2008 Date: June 1, 2008 Location: San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, California Attendance: 9,961 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Mick Foley, Mike Adamle, Tazz   We round out this short series with the 2008 edition. The main event here is Edge vs. Taker in a TLC match for the […]

Wrestlemania Sequels

As we approach Wrestlemania, it’s pretty clear that the show is going to have at least two major matches that we’ve seen in the last year: Rock vs. Cena II and Lesnar vs. HHH II.  This brings up a few interesting questions.

On This Day: January 30, 1991 – Clash of the Champions #14: Scott Steiner Was Awesome

Clash of the Champions 14: Dixie Dynamite Date: January 31, 1991 Location: Georgia Mountains Center, Gainsville, Georgia Attendance: 2,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Dusty Rhodes Another one of these and it’s from a pretty bad era for the company. Unlike the one later this year, this show looks atrocious on paper. This is the first one […]

…..It Didn’t Even Last A Day

The views record that was set on Monday was broken AGAIN Tuesday.  As you can tell I’m not often one to be short on words, but this is unreal.  Thank you guys again.  I don’t know how to process this yet.  When one record stands for nine months and then it’s broken four times in […]

The Last Rumble Post I’ll Make This Year

Probably.  A question for you all: