Articles from September 2017

205 Live – September 12, 2017: Deck Chairs on the Cruiserweight Show

205 Live Date: September 12, 2017 Location: Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada Commentators: Nigel McGuinness, Vic Joseph This is a slightly delayed episode as it’s taking place after the Mae Young Classic Finals and since we can’t just cancel the show for a week, let’s have WWE going for three hours and fifteen […]

Ring of Honor TV – September 12, 2017: Goals Make Great TV

Ring of Honor Date: September 13, 2017 Location: Center Stage Theater, Atlanta, Georgia Commentators: Ian Riccaboni, Marty Scurll We’re less than two weeks away from Death Before Dishonor and hopefully we can actually get somewhere other than “hey, Minoru Suzuki is going to be here” for a change. I know he’s a Japanese legend but […]

New Column: The Road to KO-Mania III

I do fantasy booking.

NXT – September 17, 2017: The British Are Being Invaded!

NXT Date: September 13, 2017 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, Percy Watson We’re coming up on the end of a taping cycle and that could mean a variety of things around here. Last week’s show ended with Asuka vacating the Women’s Title, which will likely be resolved during […]

Monday Night Raw – April 14, 2003: The Frontlash

Monday Night Raw Date: April 14, 2003 Location: Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia Commentators: Jonathan Coachman, Jerry Lawler We’re less than two weeks away from Backlash and we have the bigger stories already set up. Last week saw the return of Kevin Nash for reasons of general stupidity, along with more of Eric Bischoff being evil […]

Mae Young Classic Finals: Ladies Month (Includes a Bonus Match)

Mae Young Classic Finals Date: September 12, 2017 Location: Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada Commentators: Jim Ross, Lita We’re already set to wrap up what feels like a very fast tournament. Things have been good so far and the finals have the potential to be a heck of a match. Tonight it’s Kairi […]

Smackdown – September 12, 2017: Beating Up An Old Man Is Bad

Smackdown Date: September 12, 2017 Location: Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada Commentators: Corey Graves, Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton I know I say it a lot but this week really is a major night for Smackdown as not only do we have three titles being defended on one show but the boss himself is […]

Is a Sensational McGregor v Cena Clash Really Wrestlemania Material?

When it comes to authorities on wrestling, few can be held in the same regard as Bill Goldberg. A wrestling colossus who once enjoyed a superlative unbeaten run in the ring, and dually reigned as US and World Champion, Goldberg recently stated that Brock Lesnar could easily be Conor McGregor’s next opponent. Yet, for some […]

Monday Night Raw – September 11, 2017: Punt Formation

Monday Night Raw Date: September 11, 2017 Location: Honda Center, Anaheim, California Commentators: Booker T., Corey Graves, Michael Cole As is the case so often anymore around WWE (and thank goodness for that), we have some big matches announced coming in. This time around that would be Braun Strowman vs. John Cena, which had better […]

Smackdown – April 10, 2003: The Old Men Program

Smackdown Date: April 10, 2003 Location: Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s tournament time and that means some bigger matches tonight. The tournament seems to be John Cena’s to win, especially with the FBI around to mess with Undertaker. Why he’s stuck with the FBI isn’t clear, but it’s also not clear […]