Posts belonging to Category WWE PPV

Backlash 2003 (2017 Redo): Make It Raw

Backlash 2003 Date: April 27, 2003 Location: Worcester Centrum, Worcester, Massachusetts Attendance: 10,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz, Jonathan Coachman, Jerry Lawler If WWE held the least important pay per view in recent memory, does it matter in the slightest? This is a glorified Raw pay per view with a handful of Smackdown matches thrown in […]

Wrestlemania XIX (2017 Redo): The Fourth Time Is The Charm

Wrestlemania XIX Date: March 30, 2003 Location: Safeco Field, Seattle, Washington Attendance: 54,097 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz This one is very interesting as the TV leading up to the show has been a cross between boring and really bad, yet the show has one of the best reputations of all time. […]

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 […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2015: He Did….Kind Of….But It Didn’t Count.

Summerslam 2015 Date: August 23, 2015 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Attendance: 15,702 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler This show was only a year ago and I barely remember anything about it save for the two main events. It really is amazing that these shows have just stopped standing […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2014: I Still Don’t Believe It

Summerslam 2014 Date: August 17, 2014 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,079 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler Time for a redo of a show with a main event billed as the Biggest Fight of the Summer. The more I think of that line, the more I like it. The main […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2013 (2017 Redo): I’m Still Right

Summerslam 2013 Date: August 18, 2013 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,166 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, John Bradshaw Layfield This is the show that was voted on for the annual redo and I can’t say I’m complaining. The show was instantly revered and it held up when I watched it the second […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2012: And Guess How It Ends

Summerslam 2012 Date: August 19, 2013 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,205 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler The main story here is Brock Lesnar is back, having returned the night after Wrestlemania to start a feud with John Cena. That feud lasted for a month before Lesnar started going after HHH. It wasn’t […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2011: Kevin Nash and the Really Stupid Idea

Summerslam 2011 Date: August 14, 2011 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 17.404 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Booker T This is a pretty big show with the blowoffs to two amazing feuds. The headlining act match is CM Punk vs. John Cena in a champion vs. champion match and the rematch to their […]