Articles from June 2017



New Column: Time Flies and Anniversaries Happen

Looking at four pretty big moments that saw anniversaries this week alone. https://wrestlingrumors.net/kbs-review-time-flies-anniversaries-happen/

NXT – June 28, 2017: One of the Hardest Things to do

NXT Date: June 28, 2017 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Percy Watson, Nigel McGuinness It’s a new taping cycle here and that means a major change in the commentary team. This time around Mauro Ranallo has taken over the lead play by play role which should help for tonight’s main […]

ROH Best in the World 2017: The Same Good and the Same Bad

Best in the World 2017 Date: June 23, 2017 Location: Lowell Memorial Auditorium, Lowell, Massachusetts Attendance: 2,500 Commentators: Ian Riccaboni, BJ Whitmer I do the TV shows so it would make sense for me to do the pay per views too. This isn’t the biggest show the company does but anytime they get on pay […]

205 Live – June 27, 2017: AH AH AH???

205 Live Date: June 27, 2017 Location: Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, California Commentators: Vic Joseph, Corey Graves We’re in an interesting place here as we have the upcoming Cruiserweight Title match with Neville defending his title against Akira Tozawa at Great Balls of Fire, but a lot of the build isn’t even taking […]

Smackdown – June 27, 2017: Now Why Would You Do That?

Smackdown Date: June 27, 2017 Location: Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, California Commentators: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, John Bradshaw Layfield It’s ladies night with two major women’s matches on the card. First up we have the second ever women’s Money in the Bank ladder match as the WWE tries to fix the mess they […]

Monday Night Raw – June 26, 2017: Move Over Mae Young

Monday Night Raw Date: June 26, 2017 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Commentators: Michael Cole, Booker T., Corey Graves Things are getting interesting around here with last week’s show seeing Big Cass revealed as attacking himself to set up Enzo Amore. Why Cass didn’t just attack Amore during a match isn’t clear but that’s […]

Randy Orton Quoted Me

As you probably know, I write news stories for Wrestlingrumors.net (check them out if you haven’t already).  Yesterday I put up a story about Titus O’Neil’s TED Talk, which was posted online.  The Tweet that Wrestlingrumors put out with my article in it was liked by Titus and quoted/commented on by Randy Orton.   Awesome […]

NJPW Dominion 6-11: John Cena Wishes He Could Spam Moves Like This

Dominion 6:11 Date: June 11, 2017 Location: Osaka-Jo Hall, Osaka, Japan Attendance: 11,756 Commentators: Kevin Kelly, Don Callis So I’ve been trying to mix things up a bit with my style and this has been a requested show. Somehow having something up ten days late is a good sign for me, though given that I […]

Smackdown – January 23, 2003: And That’s Why He’s Champion

Smackdown Date: January 23, 2003 Location: Pepsi Arena, Albany, New York Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re past the Royal Rumble and it’s all hands on deck towards Brock Lesnar vs. Kurt Angle for the World Title. Lesnar won the Royal Rumble and Angle successfully defended his title in a masterpiece against Chris Benoit, leaving the […]

Main Event – June 22, 2017: Open Casting Call

Main Event Date: June 22, 2017 Location: Ford Center, Evansville, Indiana Commentators: Vic Joseph, Corey Graves I’m not sure what the point is in having the cruiserweights on this show. Given that they’re already appearing regularly on Monday Night Raw and their own show, that makes three different shows they’re on every single week. That’s […]