Articles from July 2017



205 Live – July 25, 2017: I Knew Clowns Were a Bad Idea

205 Live Date: July 25, 2017 Location: Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia Commentators: Vic Joseph, Corey Graves Tonight is more about the midcard as we have a “big” tag match between TJP/Tony Nese and Cedric Alexander/Rich Swann to advance the Swann vs. TJP feud. Other than that Ariya Daivari is facing Neville for reasons that I […]

New Column: The Samoan Big (Dog) Days of Summer Can Be Beastly for Braun

Looking at what should be the Summerslam main event. https://wrestlingrumors.net/kbs-review-samoan-big-dog-days-summer-can-beastly-braun/

Summerslam Count-Up – 1992: The Roar of the Crowd

Summerslam 1992 Date: August 31, 1992 Location: Wembley Stadium, London, England Attendance: 80,355 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan This is probably the most famous of all the Summerslams even to this day as we’re not only outside but for the first and only time ever, a regular PPV is being held in England. It’s another […]

NXT – July 26, 2017: First Train To Brooklyn

NXT Date: July 26, 2017 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, Percy Watson With less than a month to go before Takeover: Brooklyn III, it’s time to start getting things ready for the biggest show of the year. We already have the NXT Title match set as Drew McIntyre […]

Monday Night Raw – February 24, 2003 (2017 Redo): You Can Still Smell the Greatness

Monday Night Raw Date: February 24, 2003 Location: Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Attendance: 10,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the night after No Way Out and that means it’s time to start things shifting towards Wrestlemania. HHH defeated Scott Steiner last night to end their feud (thank goodness) and now he needs […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1991: The Hart of the Company

Summerslam 1991 Date: August 26, 1991 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 20,000 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Roddy Piper, Gorilla Monsoon This is a show that almost no one remembers other than one match. The main event is Hogan/Warrior vs. Slaughter/Adnan/Mustafa, which would have been a much better match a few months […]

Smackdown – July 25, 2017: This Week Sweet, Next Week Huh

Smackdown Date: July 25, 2017 Location: Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia Commentators: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, John Bradshaw Layfield We’re past Battleground and that means we’re off to the biggest party of the summer. Jinder Mahal is still the Smackdown World Champion and there’s a chance that Great Khali will be in his corner for at […]

Monday Night Raw – July 24, 2017: Like Father, Like….Kind Of?

Monday Night Raw Date: July 24, 2017 Location: Verizon Center, Washington D.C. Commentators: Booker T., Michael Cole, Corey Graves We’ve got less than a month to go before Summerslam and that means we need to start filling up the card. General Manager Kurt Angle has promised to settle the #1 contendership issue tonight but we […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1990: Ah the Memories

Summerslam 1990 Date: August 27, 1990 Location: Philadelphia Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attendance: 19,304 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Roddy Piper This is a personal favorite of mine as I’ve probably seen this show upwards of 40 times. It was the first tape I ever owned and I went through at least two copies. We have a double […]

Battleground 2017: The Worst Match I’ve Seen In At Least Ten Years

Battleground 2017 Date: July 23, 2017 Location: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Commentators: Tom Phillips, John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton It’s time for another pay per view before we head on to Summerslam but tonight we have a Punjabi Prison match. Yeah they’re dusting this one off because the Smackdown World Champion is of Indian […]