Summerslam Count-Up – 1992: The Roar of the Crowd

Summerslam 1992 Date: August 31, 1992 Location: Wembley Stadium, London, England Attendance: 80,355 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan This is probably the most famous of all the Summerslams even to this day as we’re not only outside but for the first and only time ever, a regular PPV is being held in England. It’s another […]

In Your House VIII: Beware of Dog (2015 Redo): A Different Kind of Dark Match

This actually requires some backstory.  There are actually two versions of this show but only one ever saw the light of day. The original show was scheduled for Sunday, May 26 in Florence, South Carolina. After the first match aired as scheduled, a bad thunderstorm rolled into the area and knocked out the power to […]

Monday Night Raw – May 20, 1996: Holy Cheese Steaks Served on a Book of New York Times Crossword Puzzles

Monday Night Raw Date: May 20, 1996 Location: Sioux City Auditorium, Sioux City, Iowa Attendance: 4,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler This is going to be the last show of an era as the Curtain Call happened over the weekend but this was taped WAY in advance so the political issues haven’t come up yet. […]

Monday Night Raw – May 6, 1996: That’s an Intriguing Main Event

Monday Night Raw Date: May 6, 1996 Location: Sioux City Auditorium, Sioux City, Iowa Attendance: 4,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler Again, for reasons that I can’t understand, I can’t get away from 1996. We’re just into the Shawn Michaels era now but more importantly, Razor Ramon and Diesel are gone (save for a few […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1995: Short and Bitter

Royal Rumble 1995 Date: January 22, 1995 Location: USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida Attendance: 10,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler Oh dang it 1995 WWF still exists. This is that year that no one likes to talk about and you have to fly through it as fast as you can or you might risk seeing […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1996 (2016 Redo):

Survivor Series 1996 Date: November 17, 1996 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 18,647 Commentators: Jim Ross, Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler I had three options for an older redo this year (this one, 1988 and 1992) but this one had the most Survivor Series matches plus Steve Austin vs. Bret Hart, […]

Monday Night Raw – February 26, 1996: There’s Wrestlemania

Monday Night Raw Date: February 26, 1996 Location: Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio Attendance: 8,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler Hopefully things pick up a bit this week as there’s going to be a showdown between Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart with a little over a month to go before their WWF World Title match at […]

In Your House VI: Rage in the Cage (2013 Redo): Does Attempted Murder Count As A Heel Turn?

In Your House #6: Rage in the Cage Date: February 18, 1996 Location: Louisville Gardens, Louisville, Kentucky Attendance: 5,500 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon This is the final show before Wrestlemania XII, meaning almost everything has been set up for the show already. There main question is who will be facing whom for the world […]

Monday Night Raw – February 5, 1996: They’re Having Fun

Monday Night Raw Date: February 5, 1996 Location: Civic Auditorium, Stockton, California Attendance: 2,904 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler We’re coming up on In Your House VI but unfortunately we’re starting this month at the end of a taping cycle, meaning a burned out crowd and weak writing. The big story at the moment is […]

Monday Night Raw – July 29, 1996: And Then There Was Summerslam

Monday Night Raw Date: July 29, 1996 Location: Key Arena, Seattle, Washington Attendance: 6,755 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler It’s time to wrap up the month and that can’t come soon enough, despite the marginally better show last week. Summerslam is still a few weeks away and above all else we’ve got a big time […]