Unforgiven 2002 (2017 Redo): The Worst Hero Ever

Unforgiven 2002 Date: September 22, 2002 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 16,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jim Ross, Tazz, Jerry Lawler This isn’t exactly the most thrilling show in the world as the main events are Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar for the Smackdown World Title, HHH vs. Rob Van Dam for the Raw World […]

Smackdown – September 19, 2002: They’re the Faces?

Smackdown Date: September 19, 2002 Location: World Arena, Colorado Springs, Colorado Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for Unforgiven and that means we’ll be getting some more of Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar. At the same time though, you can really see the Smackdown Six being built up before our eyes and that’s […]

Monday Night Raw – September 16, 2002: Up is Down and Left is Right

Monday Night Raw Date: September 16, 2002 Location: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the go home show for Unforgiven and that means a lot more from HHH and his REALLY COOL SLEEPER. Yes HHH is currently trying to get the sleeper over as a finisher in 2002 and….well he’s probably […]

Smackdown – September 12, 2002: Billy and Chuck and Eric and Stephanie

Smackdown Date: September 12, 2002 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz TIME FOR A WEDDING! Er, a commitment ceremony! So this time around, WWE has decided to try and run a gay wedding for the sake of publicity, which is exactly what they got from it. Billy and Chuck are becoming “tag […]

Smackdown – September 5, 2002: The Holly Show

Smackdown Date: September 5, 2002 Location: Resch Center Arena, Green Bay, Wisconsin Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s hard to say what to expect here but hopefully it’s another rocking tag match with some talented people getting to show what they can do instead of jobbing to Undertaker after a former World Champion’s finisher doesn’t have […]

Smackdown – August 1, 2002: The Summer of Stephanie

Smackdown Date: August 1, 2002 Location: Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s back to the blue show where Brock Lesnar is a monster and everyone else is just hoping he doesn’t come after them. On top of that though we have a new face force comprised of John Cena, Rey Mysterio […]

Smackdown – July 11, 2002: Right Down the Middle

Smackdown Date: July 11, 2002 Location: Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the week after a big show and the top story is the return of the Rock. It’s not clear what he’s going to be doing here but odds are it’s something rather simple that is going to be […]

Smackdown – July 4, 2002 (2016 Redo): America is the Land of Stolen Finishes

Smackdown Date: July 4, 2002 Location: FleetCenter, Boston, Massachusetts Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’ve got a huge holiday show here with Kurt Angle challenging the Undertaker for the World Title a few days after Undertaker defended against Jeff Hardy in a ladder match. Other than that Smackdown has become the breeding ground for the new […]

Smackdown – June 27, 2002: And Now, Wrestling History

Smackdown Date: June 27, 2002 Location: Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re in the big city tonight and it’s time for a new challenger to face Undertaker. I know Jeff Hardy is getting a title shot on Raw next week but it’s fairly clear that we’re getting some combination of Rock/HHH/Undertaker for […]

Smackdown – June 20, 2002: Rock Bottom

Smackdown Date: June 20, 2002 Location: ARCO Arena, Sacramento, California Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the final show before King of the Ring 2002 and we’re officially in the Kurt Angle is Bald era. As big of a change as it was, that would wind up being his signature look for years to come and […]