Articles from August 2016



Cruiserweight Classic – August 31, 2016: They Have It All

Cruiserweight Classic Date: August 31, 2016 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Daniel Bryan, Mauro Ranallo The quarterfinals begin tonight with eight participants left as we head towards the finale in two weeks. Therefore we’ll probably see two matches tonight and two more next week which means longer wrestling and more action. There’s […]

NXT – August 31, 2016: Get Them In The Tent

NXT Date: August 31, 2016 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves The champ is back tonight as Shinsuke Nakamura makes his first appearance on NXT since winning the NXT Title in Brooklyn. I mean, that was only eleven days ago but NXT is making it seem like a big […]

Monday Night Raw – April 1, 2002: The Fools In Red

Monday Night Raw Date: April 1, 2002 Location: Pepsi Arena, Albany, New York Attendance: 9,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s time for the first show of a new generation as Ric Flair is officially in charge of Raw with a roster all its own. I’m really not sure what to expect here as almost […]

Smackdown – August 30, 2016: How To Waste A Big Moment

Smackdown Date: August 30, 2016 Location: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, John Bradshaw Layfield, David Otunga Much like last night, this show has a lot of potential to be something big but instead of one big match, this show is built around a few individual issues. First and foremost, we’ll see the […]

Monday Night Raw – August 29, 2016: It’s His Show And We’re Just Watching It

Monday Night Raw Date: August 29, 2016 Location: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton It’s a big night this week as we’re guaranteed a new Raw World Champion in a fatal fourway with Kevin Owens, Big Cass, Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins facing off for the title. It’s hart to […]

Mr. Fuji Passes Away At 82

http://www.wwe.com/article/mr-fuji-passes-away I know Fuji is best remembered as the other manager when you have people like Jimmy Hart and Bobby Heenan around in the 80s, but a lot of people forget a few things about him, including the following: Shawn Michaels loves Mr. Fuji   2. He still holds the record for most days as […]

Monday Night Raw – July 29, 1996: And Then There Was Summerslam

Monday Night Raw Date: July 29, 1996 Location: Key Arena, Seattle, Washington Attendance: 6,755 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler It’s time to wrap up the month and that can’t come soon enough, despite the marginally better show last week. Summerslam is still a few weeks away and above all else we’ve got a big time […]

Monday Night Raw – July 22, 1996: I Love Cake

Monday Night Raw Date: July 22, 1996 Location: Key Arena, Seattle, Washington Attendance: 6,755 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler We’re past the dreadful and worthless In Your House IX and nothing has changed. Vader pinned Shawn Michaels to become the de facto #1 contender and thankfully we’re about a month away from Summerslam so maybe […]

In Your House IX: International Incident (2013 Redo): The Most Worthless Show Ever

In Your House #9: International Incident Date: July 21, 1996 Location: General Motors Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Attendance: 14,804 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross The People’s Posse originally had the Ultimate Warrior teaming up with Johnson and Michaels, but Warrior bailed on the company again for asking for too much time off. […]

Monday Night Raw – July 15, 1996: I Need Some Nitro

Monday Night Raw Date: July 15, 1996 Location: Brown County Expo, Green Bay, Wisconsin Attendance: 4,660 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler It’s FINALLY time to wrap up this horrible cycle as it’s the go home show for the dreadful In Your House IX. The big story coming out of last week is Sid joining forces […]