Summerslam Count-Up – 1999: Transitioning

Summerslam 1999 Date: August 22, 1999 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Attendance: 17,130 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the end of the summer for an interesting year in the WWF. The main event is the now mega heel HHH and the returning Mankind challenging Austin for the world title, but there’s another main […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XV: And People Still Defend Russo?

Wrestlemania XV Date: March 28, 1999 Location: First Union Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attendance: 20,276 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler This is a somewhat forgotten show and it’s pretty easy to see why: there isn’t much on here worth seeing. We’re full into Russo era now which means things are going to go REALLY fast but […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1999: How to Make the Reigns Formula Work

Royal Rumble 1999 Date: January 24, 1999 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Attendance: 14,816 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole What did I ever do to you people? I try to give you all a variety of stuff and somehow I always wind up with freaking Russo. Isn’t me freaking out over 2000 WCW enough for […]

Which Royal Rumble Should I Redo?

It’s that time of year again as we’ll be starting the Royal Rumble Count-Up in about a week.  Therefore, I’ll need to redo at least one show (plus the 2016 edition of course).   Which should I do?  1999 is also out of the running as I knocked it out last week.

Monday Night Raw – November 29, 1999: The Wedding

Monday Night Raw Date: November 29, 1999 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 13,222 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This was a special request for one specific reason: Test and Stephanie McMahon are getting married. Oh how I remember this and how I remember how you could feel the Russo effect, even though he’s […]

New E-Book: KB’s Monday Nitro and Thunder Reviews Volume V with Special Price

A comprehensive look back at every episode of WCW Monday Nitro and Thunder from January – June 1999. WCW is in trouble and there’s not much of a better way to put it. They’re being defeated by Monday Night Raw in the Monday Night Wars, but as any wrestling historian can tell you, that doesn’t […]

Coming Friday: Complete Monday Nitro/Thunder Reviews Volume 5

I’m getting closer to wrapping up this series as we hit 1999 and the dark times for WCW. In case you haven’t seen the first four, here they are: Volume 1 Volume 2 Volume 3 Volume 4   In case that’s not enough for you, here’s my Amazon author page with all of my books […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1999: Out With The Austin, In With The Angle

Survivor Series 1999 Date: November 14, 1999 Location: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan Attendance: 18,735 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler The WWF is comfortably in control of the wrestling world but it’s not stopping them from putting their foot on WCW’s throat. They’re on fire at this point and they know it, which is a […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1999: Start The Game

Summerslam 1999 Date: August 22, 1999 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Attendance: 17,130 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the end of the summer for an interesting year in the WWF. The main event is the now mega heel HHH and the returning Mankind challenging Austin for the world title, but there’s another main […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1999 (2016 Redo): WCW Flash Forwards

Royal Rumble 1999 Date: January 24, 1999 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Attendance: 14,816 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole What did I ever do to you people? I try to give you all a variety of stuff and somehow I always wind up with freaking Russo. Isn’t me freaking out over 2000 WCW enough for […]