Articles from August 2017



Smackdown – August 22, 2017: Definitely Not Glorious

Smackdown Date: August 22, 2017 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Commentators: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, John Bradshaw Layfield It’s the final night in Brooklyn as Summerslam has come and gone. Jinder Mahal is still the Smackdown World Champion and AJ Styles is still the US Champion. One of these titles was retained […]

Monday Night Raw – August 21, 2017: Can Brock Smash A Beach Ball Please?

Monday Night Raw Date: August 21, 2017 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Commentators: Michael Cole, Booker T., Corey Graves With Summerslam behind us, it’s time to start heading towards No Mercy, which ultimately leads us to Survivor Series. The big story is a combination of Brock Lesnar retaining the Universal Title and […]

A Few Quick Raw Notes

Some are nicer than others.

If You Ever Wondered Why The Expanded Kickoff Show Was A Bad Idea

It can lead to things like this.

Summerslam 2017: The Star of Stars

Summerslam 2017 Date: August 20, 2017 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Booker T., John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton, Tom Phillips It’s finally time for one of the biggest shows of the year as WWE takes over New York City all over again. This time around the big […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2016 (2017 Redo): The Bella, The Doctors and the SMASH

Summerslam 2016 Date: August 21, 2016 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Attendance: 15,974 Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton, Mauro Ranallo, David Otunga, John Bradshaw Layfield A year has passed since I saw this show and I can barely remember much about it. That’s very telling when you look at how […]

Takeover: Brooklyn III: I’m Sorry For Doubting You….Bay Bay

Takeover: Brooklyn III Date: August 19, 2017 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Percy Watson, Nigel McGuinness It’s the biggest night of the year for NXT and they’re getting to be in front of probably 15,000 people. Not bad for a show that regularly gets a few hundred no? Anyway […]

Smackdown – March 20, 2003: At Least They’re Admitting It

Smackdown Date: March 20, 2003 Location: Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re ten days away from Wrestlemania XIX and hopefully things are going to pick up around here. The big story coming out of last week is Kurt Angle screwing over Brock Lesnar in their big showdown last week. You know Lesnar […]

Ring of Honor TV – August 16, 2017: A Good Show or a Complete Failure

Ring of Honor Date: August 16, 2017 Location: Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, Concord, North Carolina Commentators: Ian Riccaboni, Colt Cabana It’s kind of a new start for Ring of Honor as we officially finished off Cody vs. Christopher Daniels last week with Daniels losing his 2/3 falls rematch for the ROH World Title. Now […]

Summerslam 2017 Preview

This is going to be a long one. We’re less than two days away from “Summerslam 2017” and there are a staggering thirteen matches on the card. I know three of them are going to be on the Kickoff Show but sweet goodness that’s a lot of wrestling in one night. The card has grown […]