Summerslam Count-Up – 1999: Transitioning

Summerslam 1999 Date: August 22, 1999 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Attendance: 17,130 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the end of the summer for an interesting year in the WWF. The main event is the now mega heel HHH and the returning Mankind challenging Austin for the world title, but there’s another main […]

NJPW G1 Special in USA Night Two: The Omega of the Alpha

NJPW G1 Special in USA Night Two Date: July 2, 2017 Location: Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, Long Beach, California Attendance: 2,305 Commentators: Jim Ross, Josh Barnett We’re back with night two of the show, though this didn’t air on American TV until five days later. The big story tonight is the United States […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1999: How to Make the Reigns Formula Work

Royal Rumble 1999 Date: January 24, 1999 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Attendance: 14,816 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole What did I ever do to you people? I try to give you all a variety of stuff and somehow I always wind up with freaking Russo. Isn’t me freaking out over 2000 WCW enough for […]

Mr. Fuji Passes Away At 82

http://www.wwe.com/article/mr-fuji-passes-away I know Fuji is best remembered as the other manager when you have people like Jimmy Hart and Bobby Heenan around in the 80s, but a lot of people forget a few things about him, including the following: Shawn Michaels loves Mr. Fuji   2. He still holds the record for most days as […]

Monday Night Raw – July 15, 1996: I Need Some Nitro

Monday Night Raw Date: July 15, 1996 Location: Brown County Expo, Green Bay, Wisconsin Attendance: 4,660 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler It’s FINALLY time to wrap up this horrible cycle as it’s the go home show for the dreadful In Your House IX. The big story coming out of last week is Sid joining forces […]

Monday Night Raw – May 8, 1995: Bart Gunn Saved This Show

Monday Night Raw Date: May 8, 1995 Location: Civic Auditorium, Omaha, Nebraska Attendance: 5,800 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler This is a bad time as it’s the go home show for In Your House but that means we’re coming up on King of the Ring 1995, which is one of the worst shows of all […]

Monday Night Raw – October 28, 1996: The Fire In His Eyes

Monday Night Raw Date: October 28, 1996 Location: War Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, Indiana Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler Things picked up last week and it couldn’t have come at a better point. The company basically has to restart after years of putting on horrible shows with uninteresting characters and it just happens to be […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1999: Start The Game

Summerslam 1999 Date: August 22, 1999 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Attendance: 17,130 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the end of the summer for an interesting year in the WWF. The main event is the now mega heel HHH and the returning Mankind challenging Austin for the world title, but there’s another main […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XV: Rock Bottom

Wrestlemania XV Date: March 28, 1999 Location: First Union Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attendance: 20,276 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler This is a somewhat forgotten show and it’s pretty easy to see why: there isn’t much on here worth seeing. We’re full into Russo era now which means things are going to go REALLY fast but […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1999 (2016 Redo): WCW Flash Forwards

Royal Rumble 1999 Date: January 24, 1999 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Attendance: 14,816 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole What did I ever do to you people? I try to give you all a variety of stuff and somehow I always wind up with freaking Russo. Isn’t me freaking out over 2000 WCW enough for […]