Articles from October 2016

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1993: The Bad Times

Survivor Series 1993 Date: November 24, 1993 Location: Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts Attendance: 15,509 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan This really is a transitional time for the company as the major stars of the past are all out of the picture, save for the occasional appearance by Savage. Bret is one of the top stars […]

Impact Wrestling – October 27, 2016: The Slow Before the Show

Impact Wrestling Date: October 27, 2016 Location: Impact Zone, Orlando, Florida Commentators: Josh Matthews, D’Angelo Dinero It’s an interesting time in Impact Wrestling and that’s excluding all of the court shenanigans going on at the moment. The big story at the moment is Lashley vs. Eddie Edwards over the TNA World Title but in addition […]

Ring of Honor TV – October 26, 2016: That One Thing

Ring of Honor Date: October 26, 2016 Location: Lowell Memorial Auditorium, Lowell, Massachusetts Commentators: Steve Corino, Kevin Kelly We’re getting closer to Final Battle and the big story continues to be Adam Cole vs. Kyle O’Reilly. The main event is also suddenly featuring Silas Young after a win in the Honor Rumble for a little […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1992: We’re The New Generation

Survivor Series 1992 Date: November 25, 1992 Location: Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio Attendance: 17,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan This really is a different era in the WWF as we’re moving more towards a child friendly product with more over the top and at times cartoonish characters. It’s not the most interesting all the time, […]

Lucha Underground – October 27, 2016: It’s A Soul In A Box

Lucha Underground Date: October 26, 2016 Location: Lucha Underground Temple, Boyle Heights, California Commentators: Vampiro, Matt Striker The countdown to Aztec Warfare is on and that means things are about to pick up around here. The problem with this season so far has been the lack of any meaningful story but the entire roster contending […]

New Column: In Other News – BOO Edition It’s another version looking at some smaller stories because I’d be wasting your time looking at Charlotte vs. Sasha again or complaining about Stephanie being annoying.

Monday Night Raw – May 27, 2002: That Looked Like It Hurt

Monday Night Raw Date: May 27, 2002 Location: Skyreach Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Attendance: 9,500 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler Things are getting a bit more interesting around here but there’s a lot of bad still going on as well. Possibly above all else though, it seems that people like Eddie Guerrero and Rob Van […]

NXT – October 26, 2016: My Kind of Show

NXT Date: October 26, 2016 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves It’s the final night for the first round of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. We’re also less than a month away from Takeover: Toronto and that means it’s time to start firming up a lot of the […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1991: It Still Makes Me Mad

Survivor Series 1991 Date: November 27, 1991 Location: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan Attendance: 17,500 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan This show marks a change of pace from the Survivor Series formula and it was for the better. The fans saw little to no reason to buy a pay per view with nothing on the […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1990: For Whom The Debuting Bell Tolls

Survivor Series 1990 Date: November 22, 1990 Location: Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, Connecticut Attendance: 16,000 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Roddy Piper This is a somewhat different show that in recent years as we have a main event of sorts. It was never tried again and that’s probably the best idea. It’s called the Grand Finale Match […]