Articles from June 2017



Smackdown – September 7, 2007: Playing the Midcard Heel

Smackdown Date: September 7, 2007 Location: US Bank Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield This is another request as I try (in vain) to clear out that overly large pile. We’re coming up on Unforgiven 2007 meaning Great Khali is Smackdown World Champion with Batista chasing him. Tonight’s main event is Chavo […]

Lucha Underground – June 28, 2017: The Evil Twin?

Lucha Underground Date: June 28, 2017 Location: Lucha Underground Temple, Boyle Heights, California Commentators: Vampiro, Matt Striker Another week, another four first round Cueto Cup matches. In other words, we might be getting one competitive match this week as the tournament hasn’t exactly been thrilling so far. The good thing though is it has been […]

Monday Night Raw – June 27, 1994: Money Can’t Buy Happiness, But It Can Buy Goons

Monday Night Raw Date: June 27, 1994 Location: Westchester County Civic Center, White Plains, New York Attendance: 3,400 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Randy Savage It’s time to start the long term build towards Summerslam and barring a major surprise, that’s going to be Bret vs. Owen Hart for the title. With Owen winning the King of […]

Monday Night Raw – June 20, 1994: Rich Men, Old Guys and Fat Tubs of Goo

Monday Night Raw Date: June 20, 1994 Location: Westchester County Civic Center, White Plains, New York Attendance: 3,400 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Randy Savage It’s the night after King of the Ring and that means Owen Hart is the top heel in the promotion, which he kind of was coming into the pay per view. If […]

King of the Ring 1994 (2017 Redo): Oh Art Donovan, You Beautiful Disaster

King of the Ring 1994 Date: June 19, 1994 Location: Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, Maryland Attendance: 12,000 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Randy Savage, Art Donovan It’s tournament time and that means it’s not likely to be the most interesting show in the world. On top of that, this is one of the weaker fields they’ve ever had, […]

Countdown to the Crowning: How to Not Do Raw

Countdown to the Crowning Date: June 13, 1994 Location: Erie Civic Center, Eric, Pennsylvania Attendance: 3,500 Commentators: Stan Lane, Ted DiBiase This is a special that may or may not have been an episode of Monday Night Raw (it’s not listed on the Network). Vince announced it as an episode of the show last week […]

Monday Night Raw – June 6, 1994: I Know That Guy!

Monday Night Raw Date: June 6, 1994 Location: Struthers Fieldhouse, Youngstown, Ohio Attendance: 1,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Randy Savage We’re coming up on King of the Ring 1994 and…..I need a minute just thinking about something like that. This is a really bad time for the company as Vince is dealing with the steroids trial […]

Impact Wrestling – June 29, 2017: Guḍabāya Mumbai

Impact Wrestling Date: June 29, 2017 Location: Film Studio 7, Mumbai, India Commentators: Jeremy Borash, Josh Matthews It’s the last night in India and the go home show for Slammiversary. Most of Sunday’s card is set and tonight we get the hard sell for the show, which will include some contract signings. Also advertised is […]

Monday Night Raw – January 27, 2003 (2017 Redo): The Steiner Shadow

Monday Night Raw Date: January 27, 2003 Location: Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler Eric Bischoff’s time to fix Raw continues to count down but he has a secret weapon: magazine interviews! Yeah that was his big announcement last week: Steve Austin can tell his side of the story in Raw Magazine. […]

Ring of Honor TV – June 28, 2017: It’s Filler Tim

Ring of Honor Date: June 28, 2017 Location: Frontier Fieldhouse, Chicago Ridge, Illinois Commentators: Ian Riccaboni, Colt Cabana, Alex Shelley It’s the first show after Best in the World and that means absolutely nothing as we’re starting the taping cycle before the show. I’d put it at probably four weeks of TV before we’re caught […]