Articles from November 2014



Monday Night Raw – January 4, 2010: The Mediocrity Of Exection

Monday Night Raw Date: January 4, 2010 Location: Nutter Center, Dayton, Ohio Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler A few weeks back I took another look at TNA’s Monday night debut and figured I should do the same with this famous episode of Raw. Then it turned out that I never did this show in the […]

Wrestler of the Day – November 27: Hector Guerrero

It’s Turkey Day so here’s the most famous wrestling turkey (?) of them all: the Gobbledy Gooker himself, Hector Guerrero.

Wrestler of the Day – November 26: Nikki Bella

Today we’re looking at a chick who is now one of the focuses of the Divas division. If nothing else it shows you the power of sleeping with John Cena. Today is Nikki Bella.

Bash at the Beach 1999: When Greatness Isn’t Enough

Bash at the Beach 1999 Date: July 11, 1999 Location: National Car Rental Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Attendance: 13,624 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Tony Schiavone We’re going in a new direction at this point in WCW as the promotion has gone from really boring to freaking insane in the course of a few weeks. A good […]

Thunder – July 8, 1999: Remind Me Why This Show Exists

Thunder Date: July 8, 1999 Location: Jefferson County Civic Center, Birmingham, Alabama Commentators: Mike Tenay, Larry Zbyszko It’s the last show before Bash at the Beach and things have gone from boring to completely insane. Thankfully this is one of the live shows which are usually far better, especially than next week’s episode where it […]

Lucha Underground – November 26, 2014: They’re Slipping

Lucha Underground Date: November 26, 2014 Location: Lucha Underground Arena, Los Angeles, California Commentators: Vampiro, Matt Striker Finally caught up here with a show I’ll probably keep reviewing weekly. The interesting story now is likely going to be Mundo wondering why Puma didn’t come out to help him, putting a strain on their tentative partnership. […]

Thought of the Day: Reach Out And Touch No One

The other night I felt like watching Survivor Series 1989 for no apparent reason and something occurred to me when I watched the opening match.

Lucha Underground – November 19, 2014: Lost In The Masked Shuffle

Lucha Underground Date: November 19, 2014 Location: Lucha Underground Arena, Los Angeles, California Commentators: Vampiro, Matt Striker I’m finally getting caught up on this series and I’m actually glad that I am. The show has been consistently entertaining and making me want to see where the stories go, which is the most important thing you […]

Lucha Underground – November 12, 2014: Viva El Nitro Flashback

Lucha Underground Date: November 12, 2014 Location: Lucha Underground Arena, Los Angeles, California Commentators: Vampiro, Matt Striker Off to episode three now as this promotion is actually looking good to start. The main story seems to be Chavo Guerrero as a monster heel, even though he’s 0-1 in singles matches so far. I’m assuming he’s […]

Smackdown – November 28, 2014: House Show Badness

Smackdown Date: November 28, 2014 Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, Indiana Commentators: John Bradshaw Layfield, Michael Cole, Tom Phillips The Authority is gone, for now at least, and much like Raw we don’t have a permanent boss. There’s a chance that WWE will just use the same rotating boss idea like they’re […]