Articles from October 2014

Smackdown – October 31, 2014: Scary In All The Wrong Ways

Smackdown Date: October 31, 2014 Location: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, Tom Phillips We’re onto a new set of new stories for a change now with a focus on Cena vs. the Authority and Ambrose vs. Wyatt. That isn’t the best pair of stories in the world but we’re stuck with this until […]

Wrestler of the Day – October 31: Zeus

Here’s something scary: the Human Wrecking Machine Zeus.

Wrestler of the Day – October 30: Rougeau Brothers

Another day, another tag team, and this one is fabulous. Today we have the Rougeau Brothers.

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1991: Strike Up The Gong

Survivor Series 1991 Date: November 27, 1991 Location: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan Attendance: 17,500 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan Things are a bit different here but the real change will come next year. The main thing here is that we have a world title match in the first singles match in the history of […]

Reviewing the Review: Hell in a Cell 2014

So the annual Cell show has come and gone and as expected, a lot has changed coming out of the show. There were two main events inside the big cage and only one of them really belonged there. The big question was which match was ending the show as Orton vs. Cena has a chance […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1990: When Bad Experiments End In Turkey Suits

Survivor Series 1990 Date: November 22, 1990 Location: Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, Connecticut Attendance: 16,000 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Roddy Piper This is a somewhat different show that in recent years as we have a main event of sorts. It was never tried again and that’s probably the best idea. It’s called the Grand Finale Match […]

WWE Network Numbers Not Great

And that really shouldn’t surprise you.

New Column: Drive To Survive

A quick look at why Cena vs. the Authority is a nice treat for old school fans.

Monday Nitro – June 7, 1999: Sewage, Attempted Murder, and WHAT WAS THAT?

Monday Nitro #191 Date: June 7, 1999 Location: CSU Convocation Center, Cleveland, Ohio Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, Eric Bischoff It’s the go home show for the Great American Bash which hopefully means we’re finally getting some new main stories instead of the drek we’ve been sitting through so far. The big old vs. new […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1989: Bow Down To The Team

Survivor Series 1989 Date: November 23, 1989 Location: Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 15,294 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Jesse Ventura We’re at a major changing point with this show, as we now have four man teams and five full matches, instead of the previous years with four matches. The matches are shorter now, but there are […]