Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania IV: Macho Madness

Wrestlemania IV Date: March 27, 1988 Location: Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey Attendance: 18,165 Commentators: Jesse Ventura, Gorilla Monsoon Well the crowd is only about 1/5 the size of the one we had last year but there are even more matches this year. This is a one idea show: we’ve got […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania II: I Knew I Hated Triple Threats

Wrestlemania II Date: April 7, 1986 Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New York City, New York/Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois/Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 16,585 (New York), 9,000 (Chicago), 14,500 (Los Angeles), 40,085 (Total) Commentators: Vince McMahon, Susan St. James, Gene Okerlund, Gorilla Monsoon, Cathy Lee Crosby, Alfred Hayes, Jesse Ventura, Elvira […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2013: Well Duh

Royal Rumble 2013 Date: January 27, 2013 Location: US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona Attendance: 13,00 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler This show was only a year ago and I can barely remember anything about it. Aside from the Rumble the big matches are the Rock challenging CM Punk for the WWE Title […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 2013: When It Reigns, It’s Really, Really About Reigns.

Survivor Series 2013 Date: November 24, 2013 Location: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts Attendance: 13,500 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, John Bradshaw Layfield While those two matches aren’t the most interesting in the world, there is one match that had people’s interest. Daniel Bryan and CM Punk have both been having issues with the bizarre cult […]

In Your House VI: Rage in the Cage (2013 Redo): Does Attempted Murder Count As A Heel Turn?

In Your House #6: Rage in the Cage Date: February 18, 1996 Location: Louisville Gardens, Louisville, Kentucky Attendance: 5,500 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon This is the final show before Wrestlemania XII, meaning almost everything has been set up for the show already. There main question is who will be facing whom for the world […]

In Your House #1: Mother’s Day Mayhem (2013 Redo): The Short Form

In Your House #1 Date: May 14, 1995 Location: Onondaga War Memorial, Syracuse, New York Attendance: 7,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Doc Hendrix Other than the matches mentioned, the main story tonight is the WWF giving away an actual house down in Florida to play up the In Your House name. This was a major idea […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2013: Here He Comes To Save The Day

Summerslam 2013 Date: August 18, 2013 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,500 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, John Bradshaw Layfield This show was almost universally the Show of the Year for 2013 and I’ve been really interested in seeing how it holds up. There’s a double main event with Cena vs. Bryan for […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XXIX: All Those Rematches

Wrestlemania XXIX Date: April 7, 2013 Location: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey Attendance: 80,676 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, John Bradshaw Layfield It’s hard to believe this show was almost a year ago. The main event is of course Rock vs. Cena II in the sequel that not a lot of people wanted to […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2013: But Of Course

Royal Rumble 2013 Date: January 27, 2013 Location: US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona Attendance: 13,00 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler This show was only a year ago and I can barely remember anything about it. Aside from the Rumble the big matches are the Rock challenging CM Punk for the WWE Title […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2013: YES! YES! NO!

Summerslam 2013 Date: August 18, 2013 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,500 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, John Bradshaw Layfield This show was almost universally the Show of the Year for 2013 and I’ve been really interested in seeing how it holds up. There’s a double main event with Cena vs. Bryan for […]