Articles from December 2014



Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1988: When Being Petty Gives Us Free Shows

It’s January (or it will be when you read this) and that means it’s time for the Road to Wrestlemania to begin. That road starts with the Royal Rumble, which has a very long history to it which we’re going to get into every day for the next 27 days before we hit the 2015 […]

Reviewing the Review – Monday Night Raw: December 22, 2014

Last week’s show was the Christmas episode, which has been little more than a dull show with a big main event for years, but the common expectations seemed to be the greatest show of all time, because wrestling fans have short attention spans. Other than that though, Hogan is here as the guest host, Ho […]

Wrestler of the Day – December 29: Kevin Sullivan

Today we’re looking at a guy who was small but tough: Kevin Sullivan.

2014 Awards: Surprise of the Year

The main two options here should be obvious, but the honorable mentions are interesting too.

Wrestler of the Day – December 28: Sandman

Today we have a guy who was a fairly clean inspiration for some of Steve Austin’s antics: the Sandman.

Wrestler of the Day – December 27: Warlord

Here’s a one note character who played a solid role in his own right: the Warlord.

Wrestler of the Day – December 26: Rick Martel

Here’s a guy who was around for a long time and stayed at a high level throughout his run: Rick Martel.

Wrestler of the Day – December 25: Mega Powers

For my Christmas present to you, we’re looking at the strongest force in the universe: the Mega Powers.

NXT – December 25, 2014: Best of the Best

NXT Date: December 25, 2014 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Jason Albert, Rich Brennan, Alex Riley Hosts: Renee Young, Corey Graves Back in the 1980s, Fritz Von Erich had a great insight about Christmas: Once you open the presents, what else is there to do? Well apparently we can watch NXT, which […]

2014 Awards: Group/Tag Team of the Year

This is going to be a shorter list of options but those options are close.