Smackdown – June 29, 2007: The Other Benoit Show

Smackdown Date: June 29, 2007 Location: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield This is an interesting show as it’s just after Chris Benoit’s death but now the real story has come out and WWE looks kind of bad after Monday’s tribute show. I mean, of course they should have immediately […]

Monday Night Raw – November 4, 2002: At Least It’s Wrestling

Monday Night Raw Date: November 4, 2002 Location: FleetCenter, Boston, Massachusetts Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler Please let it be better than October. I mean, I’m not sure it could possibly be much worse and the Elimination Chamber could certainly help things out a bit. If it gets Kane on to ANYTHING else, it’s a […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XXX: Oh YES I Went There

Wrestlemania XXX Date: April 6, 2014 Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana Attendance: 75,167 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler I haven’t watched this match since I saw it the day after seeing it live in the Superdome last year. This show received rave reviews at the time (including from me) and it’s […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XXVI: Hasta La Bye Bye Shawn

Wrestlemania XXVI Date: March 28, 2010 Location: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona Attendance: 72,219 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Matt Striker Here’s a pretty different show from last year. This is a double main event with a Taker vs. Shawn II and Cena vs. Batista II, the latter one being for the Raw Title. […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XXIII: Make Your Own Joke

Wrestlemania XXIII Date: April 1, 2007 Location: Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan Attendance: 80,103 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz, John Bradshaw Layfield, Joey Styles To say this show was a success is an understatement. Until Rock vs. Cena, this show drew more PPV buys than any show in the history of the company, […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XXI: When Cena Wasn’t King

Wrestlemania XXI Date: April 3, 2005 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 20,193 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz If last year’s show was about change, this one is ten times stronger. This year is about introducing the newest generation of mega stars into the top of the card and it couldn’t […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2014: The Night it Changed

Royal Rumble 2014 Date: January 26, 2014 Location: Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler The big story here is the rise of Daniel Bryan, who has gone from solid midcard guy to the people’s choice to win the Rumble. However, Batista has returned and is basically the guaranteed […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2007: To Nip Up or To Sit Up?

Royal Rumble 2007 Date: January 28, 2007 Location: AT&T Center, San Antoino, Texas Attendance: 13,500 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Tazz, Joey Styles, John Bradshaw Layfield, Michael Cole We’re back in Texas here and the main question is which Texas guy is winning the Rumble. The main change from last year is that ECW is […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2005: Generation Next and Two Torn Quardiceps

Royal Rumble 2005 Date: January 30, 2005 Location: Save Mart Center, Fresno, California Attendance: 12,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross, Tazz It’s time for a new set of guys to take their place on top of the company and what better time to do that than at the Rumble? Other than the Rumble, […]

Smackdown – November 18, 2005: Viva La Legacy

Smackdown Date: November 18, 2005 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz This is another request and it’s the Smackdown version of the Eddie Guerrero Tribute Show. On top of that, it was also taped the same night as the Raw version (double taping on a Sunday due to the European trip) which […]