Articles from October 2013



Impact Wrestling – October 31, 2013: Bound For Glory In An Impact Costume

Impact Wrestling Date: October 31, 2013 Location: Maverik Center, Salt Lake City, Utah Commentators: Tazz, Mike Tenay It’s Halloween night and the main story is the TNA World Champion left in a nice car last week, apparently not wanting to sign a contract and taking the title with him. Since this is TNA, you can […]

Big Time Wrestling – 1978: His Name Is Garth Vader

Big Time Wrestling Date: 1978 Location: Detroit, Michigan Commentators: Chuck Allen, Mark Lewin This is a rare occasion where I’m totally lost. Big Time Wrestling was a territory that ran for decades in Detroit and was the home promotion of The Sheik (Original, not Iron) and Bobo Brazil. The video I found of this lists […]

NXT – October 30, 2013: This Is As Bad As It Gets?

NXT Date: October 30, 2013 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: William Regal, Renee Young, Byron Saxton We’re still in the Abu Dhabi era, meaning it’s still time for the lower level guys to shine on this show. That opens up a lot of doors as it’s hard to tell what the show […]

On This Day: October 31, 2011 – Monday Night Raw: The Greatest Raw Of All Time

Monday Night Raw Date: October 31, 2011 Location: Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler Guest Stars; The Muppets I’m not going to lie: I’m a diehard Muppets fan. I’m going to absolutely lose it when they come out and I don’t care who knows about it. As for the show, I really […]

On This Day: October 30, 1995 – Monday Nitro: Jimmy Hart’s Moment In The Sun

Monday Nitro #9 Date: October 30, 1995 Location: Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio Attendance: 3,500 Commentators: Eric Bischoff, Steve McMichael, Bobby Heenan Well we’re FINALLY done with Halloween Havoc and the main result is Giant is the NEW world champion through various nefarious means. Namely, Jimmy Hart turned on Hogan and Giant won by DQ, which […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1988: Tag Team Wrestling Used To Rock

Survivor Series 1988 Date: November 24, 1988 Location: Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio Attendance: 13,500 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Jesse Ventura It’s year number two of the series and there’s a new champion in the form of the Macho Man. He and Hogan have formed the Mega Powers and are in the main event tonight against the […]

On This Day: October 29, 2000 – Halloween Havoc 2000: The Sting Army, Bad Version

Halloween Havoc 2000 Date: October 29, 2000 Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada Attendance: 7,582 Commentators: Stevie Ray, Tony Schiavone, Mark Madden We’re in the dying days of the company here as with so few shows to go there’s really no reason for me to not finish these off. Goldberg is face again […]

On This Day: October 28, 1996 – Monday Nitro: Roddy Piper Is Our Only Hope. RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!

Monday Nitro #59 Date: October 28, 1996 Location: America West Arena, Phoenix, Arizona Attendance: 6,300 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Larry Zbyszko, Mike Tenay, Eric Bischoff, Bobby Heenan We’re FINALLY done with Halloween Havoc and the big reveal: Roddy Piper is back. Hogan and he literally talked until the show went off the air last night and […]

Thunder – June 11, 1998: The Show WCW Has Been Needing

Thunder Date: June 11, 1998 Location: Marine Midland Arena, Buffalo, New York Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Tony Schiavone, Lee Marshall We’re at the final show before the Great American Bash and to say WCW is going through some tough times is an understatement. Their solution to the sudden rise in popularity of the WWF seems to […]

A Story So Strange You Can’t Make It Up

About Ric Flair.