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 […]

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 […]

Royal Rumble 2003 (2017 Redo): Was I In A Bad Mood Last Time?

Royal Rumble 2003 Date: January 19, 2003 Location: Fleet Center, Boston, Massachusetts Attendance: 15,338 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is a really odd entry in the series as the namesake match is being treated as secondary to almost everything else. Really, coming into this show, there’s a good argument to be […]

Smackdown – January 9, 2003: The One With The Dead Guy

Smackdown Date: January 9, 2003 Location: Tuscon Convention Center, Tuscon, Arizona Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re getting closer to the Royal Rumble and tonight we’ll be finding out the fifteen Smackdown names in the match. Other than that though, we’re still building to Chris Benoit vs. Kurt Angle for Angle’s Smackdown World Title. It’s hard […]

Smackdown – December 26, 2002: He’s Got Guys

Smackdown Date: December 26, 2002 Location: Tulsa Convention Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the final show of the year as we’re getting ready to start the build towards the Royal Rumble. We also have Brock Lesnar vs. Paul Heyman/Big Show/Kurt Angle in a feud that is likely to lead to a major […]

Smackdown – December 19, 2002: They’re Better Than This

Smackdown Date: December 19, 2002 Location: St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re past the last pay per view of the year and that means we only have two Smackdowns left. The big story on the Smackdown side is Kurt Angle becoming the new Smackdown World Champion, having defeated Big Show […]

Armageddon 2002: Nine H’s and a Not So Secret Video

Armageddon 2002 Date: December 15, 2002 Location: National Car Rental Center, Sunrise, Florida Attendance: 9,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler In case you didn’t get this from the Raw’s leading up to this show, this is ALL about HHH vs. Shawn Michaels. It’s so much about them that we’re seeing them fight […]

Smackdown – December 12, 2002: It’s Like NXT But Not

Smackdown Date: December 12, 2002 Location: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the final stop before the final pay per view of the year and there are two major stories at the moment. First up we have Kurt Angle becoming the new #1 contender to Big Show’s Smackdown World Title, meaning the […]

Smackdown – December 5, 2002: One Of My Favorite Matches

Smackdown Date: December 5, 2002 Location: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re getting close to the end of the year and thankfully there are no turkeys involved this week. However there’s still Big Show, who can indeed be put in the F5 and chokeslams people through tables. Hopefully we get to […]

Smackdown – November 28, 2002: Thank You For Stephanie, Wrestling, Stephanie, Brock Lesnar and Stephanie

Smackdown Date: November 28, 2002 Location: Carolina Center, Columbia, South Carolina Commentators: Michael Cole, Ernest Miller It’s time for a special Thanksgiving show with guest star Scott Steiner. I’m not sure how wrestling is supposed to have guest stars but in theory it’s because Steiner isn’t on the Smackdown roster. I mean, he’s not on […]