Articles from December 2015

Monday Night Raw – December 28, 2015: Pay No Attention To The Roster At The House Show

Monday Night Raw Date: December 28, 2015 Location: Barclay’s Center, Brooklyn, New York Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton We’ll wrap up the year with John Cena making his return after a few months off to film a reality show. Tonight Cena is facing Alberto Del Rio in what sounds like a non-title […]

Thunder – August 2, 2000: If I Can Have Some Serious Wrestling For A Minute

Thunder Date: August 2, 2000 Location: Hulman Center, Terre Haute, Indiana Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Stevie Ray, Mike Tenay New Blood Rising is almost here and these shows just get worse and worse. Monday was another show where it felt like WCW was mad at us for watching them and were trying to get rid of […]

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WCCW TV – December 28, 1982: The Match That Launched A Promotion

WCCW Television Date: December 28, 1982 Location: Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas Attendance: 18,000 Commentator: Bill Mercer I think you might have heard of this one. This show was taped three days earlier on Christmas night 1982 at the annual Star Wars show with this match main eventing the card. Fritz Von Erich had this idea […]

Ring of Honor TV – December 23, 2015: Time To Open Presents

Ring of Honor Date: December 23, 2015 Location: Tennessee State Fair Grounds, Nashville, Tennessee Commentators: Kevin Kelly, Prince Nana Final Battle has come and past but we’re not going to get any significant fallout from it for a few weeks now due to the taping schedule. Therefore, it’s time for another stand alone show, which […]

AAA Triplemania XXIII: The Mexican Barely Legal

Triplemania 23 Date: August 9, 2015 Location: Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico Attendance: 22,300 Commentators: Hugo Savinovich, Matt Striker This is a show that was talked about quite a bit back in the day as it featured English commentary from Matt Striker (oh yay) and Hugh Savinovich (oh….yay) but was plagued by some […]

Monday Nitro – July 31, 2000: That’s Some High Level Background Noise

Monday Nitro #251 Date: July 31, 2000 Location: FirstStar Center, Cincinnati, Ohio Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Mark Madden, Scott Hudson I made the mistake of believing that things might be turning around and this is what I get for it. The whole place has gone nuts again with Russo’s ideas turning it into more of a […]

New Column: And the Winners Are…..

I critique the Slammy winners.

Tribute to the Troops 2015: Yeah Fine

Tribute to the Troops 2015 Date: December 23, 2015 Location: Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Michael Cole It’s the annual holiday special with the WWE putting on a show for the military. This is also going to include some comedy and musical performances, plus a few appearances from […]

NXT – December 23, 2015: Jolly Old NXT

NXT Date: December 23, 2015 Location: Wembley Arena, London, England Commentators: Rich Brennan, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton We’re past Takeover: London now and the big question is where do things go from here. Before we can get to the next major shows though, we have a few matches taped at the Takeover show to get […]