Articles from December 2013



Road Wild 1998 (2013 Redo): There’s No Way Around It

Road Wild 1998 Date: August 8, 1998 Location: Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Sturgis, South Dakota Attendance: 8,500 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenany, Bobby Heenan The summer of celebrities continues with one of the worst ideas I can imagine: Jay Leno as a professional wrestler. I still don’t get who this is supposed to attract. Fans of […]

Tribute to the Troops 2013: They Deserve Better

Tribute to the Troops 2013 Date: December 28, 2013 Location: Joint Base Lewis-McCord, Tacoma, Washington Commentators: John Bradshaw Layfield, Michael Cole It’s the annual holiday tradition but things are being scaled back a bit this year. Instead of the two hour edition on USA, we’re only getting the hour long show on NBC. This was […]

2013 Awards: Title Reign of the Year

I believe this has the most options.

Thunder – August 5, 1998: Stealing Nitro’s Bad Ideas

Thunder Date: August 5, 1998 Location: Casper Events Center, Casper, Wyoming Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Lee Marshall, Bobby Heenan, Mike Tenay It’s the go home show for Road Wild which means we’re probably in line for about 174 Tonight Show clips in the next two hours. We might even get to hear some new matches announced […]

TNA DVDs Free On Youtube, Pick One For Me To Review

This appears to be for this weekend only so check it out while you can. http://www.impactwrestling.com/news/item/5360-TNA-on-YouTube-Freeview-Weekend-Watch-Select-Classic-Compilation-Releases-For-Free Here’s what you can check out: Champion: The Best Of Kurt Angle Return Of An Icon: The Best Of Sting The Best of the Asylum Years TNA 50 Greatest Moments The Best of the X Division, Volumes 1 and […]

Smackdown – December 27, 2013: Cena Steals Another Show

Smackdown Date: December 27, 2013 Location: American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas Commentators: John Bradshaw Layfield, Michael Cole It’s the final blue show of the year and I don’t remember anything being announced on Raw. The main story from Monday was Big E. Langston/Cena/Punk running off the Shield after being them for the DQ, meaning […]

2013 Awards: Most Improved

This one took some time.

On This Day: December 27, 2012 – Impact Wrestling: Tale Of The Battling Heels

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 […]

On This Day: December 26, 1988 – Starrcade 1988: One of the Loudest Pops Ever

Starrcade 1988 Date: December 26, 1988 Location: Norfolk Scope, Norfolk, Virginia Attendance: 10,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Bob Caudle   In addition to the main event I talked about, the other major match is Sting teaming up with Dusty Rhodes to take on the freshly evil Road Warriors for their newly won tag team titles. The […]

Thought of the Day: Where Is TNA?

Fallout from the awards.