Smackdown – March 20, 2003: At Least They’re Admitting It

Smackdown Date: March 20, 2003 Location: Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re ten days away from Wrestlemania XIX and hopefully things are going to pick up around here. The big story coming out of last week is Kurt Angle screwing over Brock Lesnar in their big showdown last week. You know Lesnar […]

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 […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2004: The First of a Whole Lot

Summerslam 2004 Date: August 15, 2004 Location: Air Canada Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Attendance: 17,640 Announcers: Jim Ross, Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Tazz A year has passed but not a lot has really changed. Evolution still runs Raw but Benoit has jumped shows and is the World Champion. Over on Smackdown we have Angle in […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2002: It Never Gets Old

Summerslam 2002 Date: August 25, 2002 Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial, Uniondale, New York Attendance: 14,797 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Tazz, Jim Ross It’s very rare that a Summerslam is the biggest show of the year but that might be the case in 2002. Wrestlemania XVIII was in a much bigger venue and had a […]

Smackdown – March 6, 2003: Say That Again Hulk?

Smackdown Date: March 6, 2003 Location: Harbor Yard Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’ve reached Wrestlemania month and it’s time for some payback as we have Brock Lesnar vs. Paul Heyman inside a steel cage. The hard sell for the pay per view has become but Kurt Angle’s neck isn’t even being held […]

No Way Out 2003 (2017 Redo): Half and Lower Half

No Way Out 2003 Date: February 23, 2003 Location: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Attendance: 15,100 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz It’s time for another pay per view that is little more than a glorified pit stop before the real pay per view. At least this time around there are some major matches though, […]

Smackdown – February 13, 2003: They Have a Way Out

Smackdown Date: February 13, 2003 Location: Centennial Garden, Bakersfield, California Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re less than two weeks away from No Way Out and you can see most of the card from here. The big story coming out of last week is Team Angle, now with a title for each, seemingly getting ready to […]

Smackdown – February 6, 2003: Ignore the Naked Man and LOOK AT THE TONGUE!

Smackdown Date: February 6, 2003 Location: First Union Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz No Way Out is creeping closer and it’s pretty clear that Hulk Hogan vs. the Rock is the main event, even if the big match on the horizon is Hogan vs. Vince McMahon. Other than that though we have Team […]

Smackdown – January 30, 2003: Undertaker is Cheap

Smackdown Date: January 30, 2003 Location: Resch Center, Green Bay, Wisconsin Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re getting closer to No Way Out and the big story is the return of Hulk Hogan, who showed up last week and punched out Vince McMahon. Other than that we have the far less important story of Brock Lesnar […]

Smackdown – January 23, 2003: And That’s Why He’s Champion

Smackdown Date: January 23, 2003 Location: Pepsi Arena, Albany, New York Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re past the Royal Rumble and it’s all hands on deck towards Brock Lesnar vs. Kurt Angle for the World Title. Lesnar won the Royal Rumble and Angle successfully defended his title in a masterpiece against Chris Benoit, leaving the […]