Articles from December 2016



Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1988: There’s Something Odd About This One

It’s December (or it will be when you read this) and that means it’s time for the Road to Wrestlemania to begin. That road starts with the Royal Rumble, which has a very long history to it which we’re going to get into every day for the next 29 days before we hit the 2017 […]

Smackdown – August 1, 2002: The Summer of Stephanie

Smackdown Date: August 1, 2002 Location: Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s back to the blue show where Brock Lesnar is a monster and everyone else is just hoping he doesn’t come after them. On top of that though we have a new face force comprised of John Cena, Rey Mysterio […]

GoFundMe for Injured Wrestler

Told a buddy I’d pass this along.  Check it out if you can afford to donate to a good cause.   So, if you saw 205 Live, you may have seen someone that lingers around my profile. John Yurnet known outside WWE as Mr. 450 is pretty much the top wrestler in Puerto Rico and […]

205 Live – December 27, 2016: I Think They’re On To Something

205 Live Date: December 27, 2016 Location: Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois Commentators: Austin Aries, Corey Graves, Mauro Ranallo We’re starting to get in a groove around here and that’s the best thing that can happen for a show that has only been around about a month. Tonight’s big match is a non-title showdown (which WWE […]

Impact Wrestling – December 29, 2016: The Hardy Show

Impact Wrestling Date: December 29, 2016 Hosts: Matt Hardy, Jeff Hardy It’s been a full two weeks since we had a show all about the Hardys so let’s have a show all about the Hardys! Tonight it’s Matt and Jeff Hardy counting down the top Hardy moments of the year from the Hardy Compound in […]

New Column: How Smackdown Won the Week and Pretty Much Everything Else

Instead of a year in review, let’s look at why Smackdown is so many miles ahead of its Monday counterpart. http://wrestlingrumors.net/kbs-review-smackdown-won-week-everything-else/

Monday Night Raw – July 29, 2002: The Turn After the Turn Before the Turn

Monday Night Raw Date: July 29, 2002 Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler We’re officially in the HHH Era on Raw but unfortunately he doesn’t really have a lot to do yet. Last week HHH debuted on the show and turned heel by beating up Shawn Michaels, but there’s absolutely […]

NXT – December 28, 2016: A First For NXT

NXT Date: December 28, 2016 Location: Edion Arena, Osaka, Japan Commentators: Corey Graves, Tom Phillips It’s a special week in NXT as we’re closing out the year with a house show taped over in Japan earlier this month. The main event is Shinsuke Nakamura challenging Samoa Joe for the title in a match we saw […]

Smackdown – December 27, 2016: Outstanding

Smackdown Date: December 27, 2016 Location: Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Tom Phillips, John Bradshaw Layfield, David Otunga As usual, Smackdown has a stacked show with three title matches to close out the year, putting it a bit ahead of the World Champion losing to the midcard champion in a combination rematch/preview of […]

Monday Night Raw – December 26, 2016: I Love It When They Troll Us

Monday Night Raw Date: December 26, 2016 Location: Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois Commentators: Michael Cole, Byron Saxton, Corey Graves It’s the city that keeps giving even after the holidays. We’re closing out the Monday Night Raw year in Chicago and unfortunately that doesn’t mean the Slammy Awards. With just under five weeks to go until […]