Articles from July 2015



Wrestlingrumors.net

In case you’ve never heard of it, this is the site you all should be using for your news, results etc.  I’m a staff member over there and handle all the live coverage and results, plus a weekly old school review and the column you see here.  The staff is very smart and does things […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1989: Good Old 80s Awesome

Summerslam 1989 Date: August 28, 1989 Location: Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey Attendance: 20,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Jesse Ventura We’re back with another edition of the show with another tag team main event. This time it’s the now heel Savage teaming with an actor named Zeus to face Hogan and Brutus Beefcake. This isn’t […]

Monday Night Raw – July 27, 2015: On The Middle Of The Road To Summerslam

Monday Night Raw Date: July 27, 2015 Location: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Commentators: Michael Cole, Byron Saxton, John Bradshaw Layfield Summerslam is still coming and tonight’s big question is what is going to co-headline the show alongside the showdown between Brock Lesnar and Undertaker. Seth Rollins vs. John Cena in a champion vs. […]

Summerslam To Run Four Hours

http://www.wrestlezone.com/news/602247-major-update-wwe-summerslam-officially-moves-to-four-hours   Because the solution to having too much programming every single week is an extra hour at the second biggest show of the year.

Summerslam Count-Up – 1988: Elizabeth Actually Does Something!

We’re finally at the final of the Big Four WWE shows with Summerslam. Back in 1987, it was clear that pay per view was a big deal for the company, so Survivor Series was added to the schedule. That show was a huge success as well, so why not add a third pay per view […]

NWA San Francisco TV – June 24, 1978: Roddy Piper Thinks Someone Is Crazy

San Francisco TV Date: June 24, 1978 Location: KXTV Studios, Sacramento, California Commentator: Hank Renner This is an interesting case as it’s pure territory days with Roy Shire’s San Francisco area. The big star here would be a young Roddy Piper, who was tearing up southern California before heading up to Portland and then on […]

Wrestling Wars Podcast Episode 19

Looking at some fantasy football with Ty Burna.   http://mightynorcal.podbean.com/e/wwp-19-taking-a-break-from-wrestling-for-a-fantasy-football-spectacular-with-ty-burna-want-to-learn-about-ff-already-play-it-and-want-some-champions-advice/

Wrestling Wars Podcast Episode 20

I’ve been on a bit of a podcast tear lately with three episodes of a different show recorded yesterday and then this ninety minute marathon with NorCal as we cover a PACKED week of wrestling news ranging from Hogan, TNA screwing up (double shot this week), Global Force Wrestling’s TV tapings, a quick Battleground recap […]

Reviewing the Review: Monday Night Raw – July 20, 2015

This one could be interesting as I barely remember the show as I was falling asleep due to a long day of traveling. This is the fallout show from Battleground where Undertaker returned (again. There’s probably a three disc set of Undertaker returns ready to be made) to go after Brock Lesnar and set up […]

Thunder – March 1, 2000: One Rung At A Time

Thunder Date: March 1, 2000 Location: Fargodome, Fargo, North Dakota Attendance: 5,368 Commentators: Mike Tenay, Bobby Heenan We’re getting closer to Uncensored, meaning it’s time for more matches that people don’t want to see and characters old enough to be our parents. The big story continues to be Sid vs. Jarrett, with a co-main event […]