Thunder – February 26, 1998: Nash vs. Raven

Thunder Date: February 26, 1998 Location: Five Seasons Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Lee Marshall, Bobby Heenan After a weak Nitro we’re here in Iowa to hopefully get things back on the right track. Sting is the world champion again but Hogan and the NWO destroyed him on Monday like he was any […]

SuperBrawl 1998 Redo: A Tale Of Two WCW’s

SuperBrawl 1998 Date: February 22, 1998 Location: Cow Palace, San Francisco, California Attendance: 12,620 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay, Bobby Heenan It’s very interesting to go back and watch the TV leading up to these shows before looking at them again. I think a lot of people incorrectly remember post Starrcade 1997 WCW as this […]

Thunder – February 19, 1998: Benoit Tears the House Down

Thunder Date: February 19, 1998 Location: Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center, Birmingham, Alabama Commentators: Lee Marshall, Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan It’s the go home show for SuperBrawl and things are really taking shape around here. We have the NWO falling apart and Sting vs. Hogan on a collision course for the world title. The midcard is on […]

Monday Nitro – February 16, 1998: WCW Really Was Good Back Then

Monday Nitro #127 Date: February 16, 1998 Location: Tampa Fairgrounds, Tampa, Florida Commentators: Mike Tenay, Larry Zbyszko, Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan It’s the go home show for SuperBrawl but more importantly Louie Spicolli died the day before this show of a drug overdose and choking on his own vomit. I’m not a fan of the […]

Thunder – February 12, 1998: So Much For The Midcard

Thunder Date: February 12, 1998 Location: Myriad Convention Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Lee Marshall, Bobby Heenan We’re closing in on SuperBrawl and things are getting very interesting in WCW. Hogan and the NWO have basically thrown Savage out but Randy still wants to fight. The NWO also got a rare jump on […]

Thunder – February 5, 1998: Benoit’s First Chance

Thunder Date: February 5, 1998 Location: Beaumont Civic Center, Beaumont, Texas Attendance: 4,900 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, Lee Marshall Tonight the main event is the kind of match that Thunder needs to focus on: the US Title match between Benoit and Diamond Dallas Page with Benoit FINALLY getting the recognition he deserves. Other than […]

On This Day: June 26, 2005 – Vengeance 2005: Shawn vs. Angle II

Vengeance 2005 Date: June 26, 2005 Location: Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada Attendance: 9,850 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Jonathan Coachman It’s a Raw show this time as we’re still in the middle of the stupid single brand shows and will be for over another year. This is a two match show, but […]

On This Day: June 24, 2007 – Vengeance 2007: It Was Just Six Years Ago

Vengeance 2007 Date: June 24, 2007 Location: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas Attendance: 15,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Joey Styles, Tazz, John Layfield So this is the final actual Vengeance show and its official title is Vengeance: Night of Champions. This show is infamous for one reason: it’s the Benoit Show. The next […]

Thunder – January 29, 1998: The Radicals And Jericho Steal The Show. Imagine That.

Thunder Date: January 29, 1998 Location: Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Lee Marshall, Bobby Heenan Back to Thursday nights here with the fourth episode of the series. The main story continues to be the destruction of the NWO as Nitro ended with Hall and Hogan standing around while Sting beat up Savage. The […]

Thunder – January 22, 1998: The Midcard Show That WCW Needed

Thunder Date: January 22, 1998 Location: Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Alabama Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, Lee Marshall It’s the go home show for Souled Out and things are actually cooking for WCW. We still don’t know anything about the world title situation other than Hall has to fight somebody for the title at SuperBrawl. […]