Articles from April 2013



On This Day: April 30, 2000 – Backlash 2000: This Is What Wrestlemania Should Have Been

Backlash 2000 Date: April 30, 2000 Location: MCI Center, Washington, DC Attendance: 17,867 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the final series. This feels like the last week at school when you realize that it’s over after this. This show is probably what Wrestlemania should have been. The company was on fire at this point […]

Monday Night Raw – April 29, 2013: Best Raw In A LONG Time

Monday Night Raw Date: April 29, 2013 Location: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler We’re back stateside now and the big story is that Cena has an injured Achilles. Based on the fact that he kept wrestling while in Europe, odds are the injury isn’t that bad. Other than […]

The Cena Make-A-Wish Stuff Tonight

Love him or hate him, that’s just awesome.  Period.   Go ahead and disagree.  Please.  Try to.

On This Day: April 29, 1999 – Smackdown Pilot: The Birth Of A Superstable

Smackdown (Pilot) Date: April 29, 1999 Location: New Haven Coliseum, New Haven, Connecticut Commentators: Michael Cole, Jim Cornette So around this time which is about a month after Mania 15, the WWF was REALLY big. WCW was on the ropes and WWF just started pouring it on. This is another example of what they were […]

On This Day: April 28, 1990 – Saturday Night’s Main Event #26: Hogan Jerks The Curtain

Saturday Night’s Main Event 26 Date: April 28, 1990 Location: Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jesse Ventura This is the first show after Mania 6, so Warrior is your new world champion. Jesse Ventura is in one of his final shows tonight I think. Actually he would be around until August. For […]

Cena Injured At House Show

Word on the street is that Cena injured his Achilles during a match with Ryback.  No word yet on his out time or anything else.  This might be nothing but Achilles injuries can be devastating.

Monday Nitro – December 15, 1997: This 3 Hour Thing Isn’t Going To Go Well

Monday Nitro #118 Date: December 15, 1997 Location: Independence Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina Attendance: 9,320 Commentators: Mike Tenay, Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, Larry Zbyszko We’re really getting close to Starrcade now with just two more Nitros to go before the biggest show in the company’s history. The majority of the big matches are set for […]

On This Day: April 27, 2010 – NXT 2010: Wrestling and Economics

NXT Date: April 27, 2010 Location: Giant Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania Commentators: Michael Cole, Josh Matthews We hit the tenth week with two weeks to go before the first eliminations which really need to happen soon. These shows aren’t horrible but they’re starting to run out of things they can do with the rookies. We get […]

On This Day: April 26, 1993 – Monday Night Raw 1993: With A Marriage Proposal

Monday Night Raw Date: April 26, 1993 Location: Manhattan Center, New York City, New York Attendance: 1,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan, Randy Savage We’re a few weeks after Wrestlemania IX now so Hulk Hogan is world champion. Not that he’s here on the show or anything but he’s world champion. Other than that though […]

Smackdown – April 26, 2013: More Stacked Than A Fat Guy’s Buffet Plate

Smackdown Date: April 26, 2013 Location: O2 Arena, London, England Commentators: Michael Cole, Josh Matthews, John Bradshaw Layfield We’re still in London and still in the 02 Arena for the blue WWE show. The main event tonight is a rare singles match on free TV for the Undertaker as he faces Dean Ambrose of the […]