Smackdown – March 13, 2003: Working All The Angles

Smackdown Date: March 13, 2003 Location: Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s a big night in Pittsburgh as the hometown boy Kurt Angle is defending the Smackdown World Title against former champion Brock Lesnar. WWE has hyped the heck out of having the Wrestlemania main event two and a half weeks early […]

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 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 – August 22, 2002: Hear Us Roar!

Smackdown Date: August 22, 2002 Location: Crown Coliseum, Fayetteville, North Carolina Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for Summerslam and the show is finally starting to pick up some steam. The midcard is still in need of some work and thankfully that’s where Smackdown shines. Hopefully they don’t spend all night talking […]

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 – 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 […]

Smackdown – June 13, 2002: A Ratings Bonanza!

Smackdown Date: June 13, 2002 Location: Bi-Lo Center, Greenville, South Carolina Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re ten days away from King of the Ring and it’s really not looking like the most interesting thing in the world. Granted you could say that about almost any show around this point but this one is looking even […]

Smackdown – May 30, 2002: Brutality, Bald Men, and a Strange Edit

Smackdown Date: May 30, 2002 Location: Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re still in Canada and maybe we can find the next challenger to Undertaker for the WWE World Title. As much fun as it was to see him make Tommy Dreamer drink tobacco juice and then beat him up, I could […]

Smackdown – May 16, 2002: More Vince

Smackdown Date: May 16, 2002 Location: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for Judgment Day and luckily hopefully we should get something competent this week. Smackdown may not be great but they’re put together far better than Raw. At least this show has more than one top […]