Articles from March 2013

On This Day: March 31, 1985 – All-American Wrestling: Pre-Show to the Biggest Show Ever

All-American Wrestling Date: March 31, 1985 Host: Gene Okerlund Commentators: Jack Reynolds, Jesse Ventura, Vince McMahon, Bruno Sammartino No Mercy 03 is downloading so here’s a show you don’t often see: it’s from Wrestlemania Sunday. Who knows when this was taped but it’s literally airing hours before the biggest show ever. This should be interesting […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XXII: HHH Does It Again

Wrestlemania XXII Date: April 2, 2006 Location: Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 17,159 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz, Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross We head to the midwest here for a pretty forgotten show. The main events here are Cena defending against HHH and Angle defending against Guerrero and Orton. No that isn’t a typo. The triple […]

On This Day: March 30, 1985 – NWA World Wide: Enter Magnum TA

NWA World Wide Date: March 30, 1985 Location: Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina Commentators: Tony Schiavone, David Crockett More downloading issues mean we get to take another show off my list. Here we have another edition of World Wide from the day before the first Wrestlemania. On this card is a US Title change which […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XXI: Another New Generation

Wrestlemania XXI Date: April 3, 2005 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 20,193 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz We’re at the launch of a new era in WWE as Batista and Cena are ready to take over the company as the next generation of top stars. They’re challenging HHH and JBL […]

KB’s History of the WWE Championship – My New Book

Over the past few months, I’ve been trying my hand at writing a book.  The title should tell you all you need to know.  In the book I look at the history of the belt starting with Buddy Rogers and going up to the Rock beating Punk for the title.  There are over 220 matches […]

On This Day: March 29, 2012 – Superstars: Another Wrestlemania Commercial

Superstars Date: March 29, 2012 Location: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia Commentators: Scott Stanford, Matt Striker It’s the go home show for Wrestlemania here as we’re just three days away from one of the biggest shows ever. Since this is Superstars there’s almost no telling what the matches are going to be. You know unless you […]

Smackdown – March 29, 2013: An Electrifying Piece Of Chocolate

Smackdown Date: March 29, 2013 Location: Giant Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania Commentators: Michael Cole, Josh Matthews, John Bradshaw Layfield This is the last real Smackdown we’ll have before we go on to Wrestlemania. Next week’s show is likely going to be the Wrestlemania Axxess show which is a glorified commercial for the PPV. Therefore tonight we’re […]

On This Day: March 28, 1991 – USWA Championship Wrestling: Tomorrow’s Superstars Today

USWA Championship Wrestling Date: March 28, 1991 Location: USWA Television Studios, Memphis, Tennessee Commentators: Dave Brown, Michael St. John I haven’t done one of these in about two months now. This is the last episode I have at the moment so it’s hard to say when I’ll get back down to Tennessee. I don’t really […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XX: Nearly A Masterpiece

Wrestlemania XX Date: March 14, 2004 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 20,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Tazz, Michael Cole We’re back where it all started so it can all begin again. I’m not sure what that means either but it’s the tag line of the show. The main event […]

On This Day: March 27, 1988 – Clash of the Champions #1: The Man Called Sting

Sorry for missing this as I got very busy on Wednesday. Clash of the Champions Date: March 27, 1988 Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina Attendance: 6,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Jim Ross There’s quite a bit to say here. This show likely should have been called Crockett’s Revenge. Twice Vince had sabotaged Crockett’s attempt at […]