Articles from November 2018



Hidden Gems Collection #2: I’ve Never Seen Anything Like This And You Need To Watch It Right Now

No image on this one, because I don’t want to spoil the impact. Hidden Gems #2 Date: 1989 So when I originally put this on the schedule, it was entirely for the sake of the AWA Team Challenge show which got….interesting reviews, shall we say for reasons of general insanity. Since I started doing the […]

Impact Wrestling – November 29, 2018: Some Get Some Matches

Impact Wrestling Date: November 29, 2018 Location: Sam’s Town Hotel & Gaming Hall, Las Vegas, Nevada Commentators: Don Callis, Josh Matthews We’re getting closer and closer to Homecoming and that could mean some interesting build as the final few weeks remain. Considering the last two episodes of the year are going to be Best Of […]

Main Event – November 29, 2018: It’s Amazing What Lowing The Awful Can Do

Main Event Date: November 29, 2018 Location: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Commentators: Vic Joseph, Nigel McGuinness I’m not going to bother wasting your time with blind hope this time. Raw was terrible this week and Smackdown was a little bit better. Hopefully they flood this show with Smackdown highlights because otherwise they’ll manage to make […]

205 Live – November 28, 2018: It’ll Work When It Happens

205 Live Date: November 28, 2018 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Commentators: Vic Joseph, Nigel McGuinness, Percy Watson Things are in a bit of a holding pattern around here at the moment as Buddy Murphy doesn’t have a challenger but is involved in a tag match tonight, teaming with Tony Nese against Mustafa Ali and […]

Progress Chapter 76 – Hello Wembley: Take That NXT

Progress Chapter 76: Hello Wembley Date: September 30, 2018 Location: Wembley Arena, London, England Attendance: 4,750 Commentators: Glenn Joseph, Daria Black This seems kind of appropriate. Somehow, I’ve never actually seen a show from Progress. I’ve heard about it forever but I’ve never sat down and watched one of the shows. It turns out that […]

New Column: The Other Women

There are more than three you know. https://wrestlingrumors.net/tommyhall/kbs-review-women/

Ring of Honor TV – November 28, 2018: Scoundrels With Honor

Ring of Honor Date: November 28, 2018 Location: Stage AE, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Commentators: Ian Riccaboni, Colt Cabana What does it say that I had to look up the results from last week’s episode? This series really doesn’t have a lot of staying power and that’s been an issue for a long time. Last week’s main […]

Monday Night Raw – June 28, 2004: It’s Either Brilliant Or Stupid

Monday Night Raw Date: June 28, 2004 Location: Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler With less than two weeks to go, it’s time to get focused on Vengeance. As it turns out, last week’s main event had no bearing on the pay per view as HHH is getting his World Title shot […]

NXT – November 28, 2018: Add It To The List Of Things They Do Well

NXT Date: November 28, 2018 Location: San Jose State University Event Center, San Jose, California Commentators: Nigel McGuinness, Percy Watson, Mauro Ranallo It’s a special show this week as the talent was given a week off from tapings with this show filmed before Takeover: WarGames II. As usual, NXT knows how to set things up […]

NXT UK – November 28, 2018 (Second Episode): Big Strong Champion

NXT UK Date: November 28, 2018 Location: NEC Arena, Birmingham, England Commentators: Vic Joseph, Nigel McGuinness You can always get something out of a guaranteed new champion and that’s what we have tonight. We’ve got the finals of the NXT UK Women’s Title tournament with Rhea Ripley facing off with Toni Storm for the title. […]