Battleground 2017: The Worst Match I’ve Seen In At Least Ten Years

Battleground 2017 Date: July 23, 2017 Location: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Commentators: Tom Phillips, John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton It’s time for another pay per view before we head on to Summerslam but tonight we have a Punjabi Prison match. Yeah they’re dusting this one off because the Smackdown World Champion is of Indian […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1989: One More For Old Times’ Sake

Summerslam 1989 Date: August 28, 1989 Location: Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey Attendance: 20,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Jesse Ventura We’re back with another edition of the show with another tag team main event. This time it’s the now heel Savage teaming with an actor named Zeus to face Hogan and Brutus Beefcake. This isn’t […]

No Way Out 2003 (2017 Redo): Half and Lower Half

No Way Out 2003 Date: February 23, 2003 Location: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Attendance: 15,100 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz It’s time for another pay per view that is little more than a glorified pit stop before the real pay per view. At least this time around there are some major matches though, […]

Smackdown – February 20, 2003: That’s a Sweet Puppy

Smackdown Date: February 20, 2003 Location: Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for No Way Out and the big draw this week is Hulk Hogan and the Rock being in the same building. I know it’s a battle of the generations but I’m not quite sure they’re going […]

Lucha Underground – July 19, 2017: How Rudo of Him

Lucha Underground Date: July 19, 2017 Location: Lucha Underground Temple, Boyle Heights, California Commentators: Vampiro, Matt Striker It’s another night of the Cueto Cup as we’re getting closer to the quarterfinals. The wrestling is starting to get better too as we have more matches worth watching between talents who have chances to win the whole […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1988: Summer Liking

We’re finally at the final of the Big Four WWE shows with Summerslam. Back in 1987, it was clear that pay per view was a big deal for the company, so Survivor Series was added to the schedule. That show was a huge success as well, so why not add a third pay per view […]

Battleground 2017 Preview

Ah “Battleground 2017”. Every year I come into this show almost forgetting that it’s there because it feels like the most generic pay per view of the year. The card rarely matters because it always feels like the definition of the B level show. It’s a “Smackdown Live” show this year and there’s not much […]

Ring of Honor TV Results – July 19, 2017: The Low Card Hits a Low Level

Ring of Honor Date: July 19, 2017 Location: Lowell Memorial Auditorium, Lowell, Massachusetts Commentators: Ian Riccaboni, Colt Cabana We’re coming up on War of the Worlds in the UK and that means we need a pay per view card. You can almost guarantee that Cody will be defending the World Title against Christopher Daniels at […]

Main Event – July 20, 2017: Finding Their Footing

Main Event Date: July 20, 2017 Location: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee Commentators: Vic Joseph, Corey Graves I’m going to go on a limb here and assume that we’ll be hearing a lot about the Kurt Angle/Jason Jordan story. On top of that, I’m digging this whole grab bag approach to who might show up around […]

205 Live – July 18, 2017: When Wrestling Isn’t the Answer

205 Live Date: July 18, 2017 Location: Legacy Arena, Birmingham, Alabama Commentators: Vic Joseph, Corey Graves We have another showdown tonight as Mustafa Ali and Drew Gulak blow off their feud in a 2/3 falls match. This is all about high flying vs. mat wrestling and seems like the big ending. We also have Akira […]