Smackdown – September 30, 2005: Not Bad For An Old Guy

Smackdown Date: September 30, 2005 Location: Laredo Entertainment Center, Laredo, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz Welcome back to the “I Have No Idea Why This Was Requested Corner”. This would be coming up on No Mercy 2005 so Eddie Guerrero is chasing Smackdown World Champion Batista. It’s also a pretty forgotten era for Smackdown but […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania III: There Will Never Be Another

Wrestlemania III Date: March 29, 1987 Location: Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan Attendance: 93,173 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Jesse Ventura This is the biggest show in wrestling history with the biggest match in wrestling history as its main event. How’s that for a standard to live up to? In case you’re one of the six wrestling fans […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania I: You Can Feel The History

I had to get here eventually and it feels great to be back. These shows are the first reviews I ever did as I thought it would be fun to look back at every show leading up to Wrestlemania 32. Little did I know that I would spend four years doing them and wind up […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania I: The Night That Changed Everything

I had to get here eventually and it feels great to be back. These shows are the first reviews I ever did as I thought it would be fun to look back at every show leading up to Wrestlemania 25. Little did I know that I would spend four years doing them and wind up […]

Wrestler of the Day – October 14: Hillbilly Jim

Today is a personal favorite: Hillbilly Jim.

Wrestler of the Day – September 8: Bob Orton

Today we’re going to look at a technician whose son is far more famous than he is: Bob Orton.

Wrestler of the Day – August 16: Don Muraco

Time for the original Rock: Don Muraco.

Required Viewing #2: The Only Partner Ric Flair Needs

I did the first one of these nearly six months ago and didn’t care for how it went but I thought I’d take another crack at it.  If you’ve never seen the original, take a look to get the idea. http://kbwrestlingreviews.com/2013/08/23/required-viewing-1-the-horsemen-put-hard-times-on-dusty-rhodes/ Today we’re going back to 1983 and the angle that set up Starrcade.

On This Day: October 9, 2005 – No Mercy 2005: Bye Eddie

No Mercy 2005 Date: October 9, 2005 Location: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas Attendance: 7,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the final of this set of shows and we’re finally out of the Undertaker in gimmick title matches. Now he’s in gimmick non-title matches, in this case a handicap casket match against the Ortons. The main […]

Wrestlemania #3: Best Opening Match In Wrestlemania History?

Can-Am Connection vs. Orton/Muraco.  This is going to sound strange but I think it might have been.