On This Day (Second Post): July 6, 1997 – In Your House #16: Canadian Stampede: A Forgotten Classic

In Your House 16: Canadian Stampede Date: July 6, 1997 Location: Saddledome, Calgary *dramatic pause* Alberta, Canada Attendance: 12,151 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross Well, KOTR has passed. Your highlights are Steve Austin and the returning Shawn Michaels have beaten Owen and the Bulldog for the tag belts. This happened on a Raw but I’m […]

On This Day: February 18, 1996 – In Your House #6: Rage in the Cage: Not A Lot Of Rage In That Cage

In Your House 6: Rage in the Cage Date: February 18, 1996 Location: Louisville Gardens, Louisville, Kentucky Attendance: 5.500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler This show took place an hour away from me, and somehow I never heard about it once. I didn’t know it was in Louisville until I rented the tape in May. […]

Monday Night Raw – September 22, 1997: One Of The Best And Most Historic Raws Of All Time

Monday Night Raw Date: September 22, 1997 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 14,615 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon This is yet another request but in this case there’s at least a great match on here. We’ve got HHH vs. Cactus Jack in a street fight which is considered […]

I Want To Talk A Little Bit About WWE’s Tag Team Relaunch

This is one of the things that fans always say needs to happen. I mean you hear it CONSTANTLY, and now it seems like this is actually happening. What I don’t really understand is why this is something that so many people want. When you think back, there haven’t been very many times when there […]

Name Five Great Nitro Matches

Somebody mentioned this on my forums and while I thought it was easy to do, the more I thought about it the harder this challenge became.  The obvious one is Bret vs. Benoit in the Owen match, but other than the classics from Nitro are few and far between.   What lists do you guys […]

History of Summerslam Count-Up – 1994: Best Cage Match Ever? Maybe Yeah.

Summerslam 1994 Date: August 29, 1994 Location: United Center, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 23,000 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon Well, where to begin with the changes? For one, Bret is the WWF Champion and is in the middle of his epic reign with it which would end two months later at the hands of…technically Owen Hart […]

Wrestlemania #10: Which Is The Better Match?

I’ll have to take Adam Bomb vs. Ear……oh you mean the other matches.

Wrestlemania Count-Up – #10: One Of The Great Shows Ever

Wrestlemania 10 Date: March 20, 1994 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 18,065 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler America the Beautiful: Little Richard and the Harlem Boys Choir This show is ALL backstory so get used to that word. Yokozuna had won the title back from Hogan at the first King […]

All-American Wrestling – February 24, 1985: Bret’s MSG Debut – It Sucks

All-American Wrestling Date: February 24, 1985 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bruno Sammartino, Jesse Ventura This is another one of those shows that I have a fair few episodes of from this era. This is one of WWF’s weekend shows and I think it ran on Sunday mornings. It was one of their bigger shows and it […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1994: Fill My Eyes With That Double Vision

Royal Rumble 1994 Date: January 22, 1994 Location: Providence Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island Attendance: 14,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Ted DiBiase A year later, and while the roster hasn’t changed a ton, it’s matured a lot. Yoko has dominated the title scene since winning the title from Hogan in June after the mess that was […]