Articles from April 2016



Thunder – December 6, 2000: Ric Flair Changes His Mind

Thunder Date: December 6, 2000 Location: Pershing Auditorium, Lincoln, Nebraska Attendance: 3,433 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay, Stevie Ray I’m really not sure what to talk about with this one. As weak as Monday Nitro has gotten in recent weeks it’s almost scary to think about how bad Thunder could get at this point. We’re […]

Ring of Honor TV – April 27, 2016: ROH Doing New Japan The WWE Way

Ring of Honor Date: April 27, 2016 Location: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan Attendance: 1,367 Commentators: Kevin Kelly, Mr. Wrestling 3 We’re still in Japan and back in February with more matches from Honor Rising 2016. At this point you almost have to expect Ring of Honor to skip most of the Dallas stuff and just […]

Smackdown – April 28, 2016: It’s Fun To Boo Roman Reigns

Smackdown Date: April 28, 2016 Location: Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, New Hampshire Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Jerry Lawler, Byron Saxton It’s the final show before Payback and for once in a very long time, WWE seems to be on a roll. The AJ Styles vs. Roman Reigns feud is actually quite entertaining and should serve very […]

Lucha Underground – April 27, 2016: How This Place Works

Lucha Underground Date: April 27, 2016 Location: Lucha Underground Temple, Boyle Heights, California Commentators: Vampiro, Matt Striker This is another one of those really big episodes as we have the finale of the Trios tournament which just happens to be for the Trios Titles with the champions defending. Other than that we have Cage vs. […]

NXT – April 27, 2016: The Superstars Formula

NXT Date: April 27, 2016 Location: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas, Texas Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves It’s a big night around here as we’re going to take a quick field trip up to Lowell, Massachusetts where Finn Balor lost the NXT Title to Samoa Joe. We’ll be looking at at least part of […]

Monday Nitro – December 4, 2000: Those Little Teases

Monday Nitro #269 Date: December 4, 2000 Location: Pershing Auditorium, Lincoln, Nebraska Attendance: 3,433 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Mark Madden, Scott Hudson Starrcade is rapidly approaching and WCW is clearly on its (final) last legs. We’re building towards a double main event of Goldberg vs. Lex Luger II and Scott Steiner vs. Sid for the World […]

New Column: They Came, We Saw, They Were Fine

Looking at the League of Nations and why they were just fine. http://wrestlingrumors.net/kbs-review-they-came-we-saw-they-were-fine/

Impact Wrestling – April 26, 2016: Another Tuesday Sacrificed

Impact Wrestling Date: April 26, 2016 Location: Impact Zone, Orlando, Florida Commentators: Josh Matthews, D’Angelo Dinero It’s another one of those big TV specials (Sacrifice in this case) for TNA with a main event of Tyrus challenging Drew Galloway for the TNA World Title. Other than that we have Ethan Carter III vs. Mike Bennett […]

Monday Night Raw – April 25, 2016: The Old New

Monday Night Raw Date: April 25, 2016 Location: XL Center, Hartford, Connecticut Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton It’s the go home show for Payback and things are getting interesting around here. The big story at the moment revolves around what’s going to happen with the recently debuted Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows, […]

Thunder – November 29, 2000: They Quit

Thunder Date: November 29, 2000 Location: Metro Center, Moline, Illinois Attendance: 3,800 Commentators: Mike Tenay, Tony Schiavone, Mark Madden We’re now in the post Stevie Ray era so I’m really not sure how well we’re going to be able to survive. It’s just such a sad world anymore and they might have to just close […]