Articles from January 2016

WWE Potentially Spoils Hall of Fame Inductee

Or maybe I’m overthinking this.

Wrestling Wars Podcast Episode 38

Royal Rumble review with KB and NorCal, plus a Bastion Booger retrospective.

Thunder – September 6, 2000: Goldberg Breaks Canada

Thunder Date: September 6, 2000 Location: Reed Arena, College Station, Texas Commentators: Mike Tenay, Tony Schiavone, Stevie Ray We’re getting closer to Fall Brawl and we’re now past the big waste of time known as WarGames 2000. In theory that means it’s time to crank up the storylines but who knows what that could mean […]

Lucha Underground – January 27, 2016 (Season 2 Premiere): This Is Going To Be Fun

Lucha Underground Date: January 27, 2016 Location: Lucha Underground Temple, Boyle Heights, California Commentators: Matt Striker, Vampiro It’s FINALLY back. This is one of the most interesting wrestling shows you’ll ever see with some long form storytelling that can only be rivaled by companies like Chikara which are just as out there as this one. […]

Smackdown – January 28, 2016: But He Hit It Here

Smackdown Date: January 28, 2016 Location: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Jerry Lawler, Byron Saxton We’ve got a main event for Fastlane now, which means we’ll have a main event for Wrestlemania in just a few weeks. This past Monday on Raw, it was announced that Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose and Brock Lesnar […]

Ring of Honor TV – January 27, 2016: Prospects Jumping Into Japanese Lawsuits About Burgers

Ring of Honor Date: January 27, 2016 Location: Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, Concord, North Carolina Commentators: Kevin Kelly, Mr. Wrestling 3 It’s a new taping cycle as we’re out of Philadelphia and now moving towards the Anniversary Show pay per view. However, we’ve got something interesting for tonight as well with the start of […]

New Column: The Object Of The Game

Explaining why HHH was one of the best options to win the Rumble. The Object Of The Game

NXT – January 27, 2016: The Road To More Good Wrestling

NXT Date: January 27, 2016 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves Tonight is a big night as we find out the #1 contender for the NXT Title with the title shot potentially coming at Takeover: Dallas over Wrestlemania weekend. We have Baron Corbin vs. Sami Zayn vs. Samoa Joe […]

Monday Nitro – September 4, 2000 (2016 Redo): Russo Does WarGames

Monday Nitro #256 Date: September 4, 2000 Location: Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Jeremy Borash, Mark Madden This is a special (kind of) show for me as I remembered hearing about WarGames 2000 on Thunder and wanting to see it. Being a moron of twelve at the time, I stayed home to watch […]

Impact Wrestling – January 26, 2016: The Annual Jeff Hardy Injury Show

Impact Wrestling Date: January 26, 2016 Location: Sands Bethlehem Events Center, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Commentators: Josh Matthews, D’Angelo Dinero Tonight is a special show with the annual Feast or Fired match. In other words, there are four briefcases hung above the ring. You climb a corner and grab a briefcase and try your luck. Three cases […]