Smackdown – June 20, 2017: With Some Fresh Anger

Smackdown Date: January 20, 2017 Location: Nutter Center, Dayton, Ohio Commentators: Tom Phillips, John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton We’re past Money in the Bank and there are two briefcases floating around the blue show. In addition to that, we also saw Jinder Mahal retain his Smackdown World Title when he defeated Randy Orton for the […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XXX: Oh YES I Went There

Wrestlemania XXX Date: April 6, 2014 Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana Attendance: 75,167 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler I haven’t watched this match since I saw it the day after seeing it live in the Superdome last year. This show received rave reviews at the time (including from me) and it’s […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2015: Let It Go

Royal Rumble 2015 Date: January 25, 2015 Location: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attendance: 17,164 Commentators: John Bradshaw Layfield, Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler Now this is one I’ve been looking forward to and dreading at the same time. I actually didn’t mind the main event the first time around but ever since then I haven’t […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2014: The Night it Changed

Royal Rumble 2014 Date: January 26, 2014 Location: Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler The big story here is the rise of Daniel Bryan, who has gone from solid midcard guy to the people’s choice to win the Rumble. However, Batista has returned and is basically the guaranteed […]

Best of 2016: Surprise of the Year

This is one of the last two because we’re getting close to the Royal Rumble and that’s FAR too late for the sake of doing a Best of series. Basically today we’re looking at the Surprise of the Year, which I’m going to keep a bit shorter for the sake of time. There are a […]

Best of 2016: Non-Wrestler of the Year

As I’m sure you know, a lot of what goes on in a match isn’t what goes on in a match. A lot of the time it’s what happens outside the ring or before the match starts or just on commentary. That’s what we’re going to look at today: the best non-wrestlers of the year. […]

New Column: The Twenty Year Problem

Looking at a story that has been going on since 1997 in various forms and why Smackdown has figured it out in one simple change.   http://wrestlingrumors.net/kbs-review-twenty-year-problem/

New Column: YES! He Should Be Champion Again

And he should beat Daniel Bryan on the way there.   http://wrestlingrumors.net/kbs-review-yes-he-should-be-champion/

Smackdown – November 22, 2016: I Thought Raw Was The Red Show

Smackdown Date: November 22, 2016 Location: Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, John Bradshaw Layfield, David Otunga, Tom Phillips It’s two days after Survivor Series and less than two weeks to Tables, Ladders and Chairs, meaning it’s time to make up a card. Thankfully Smackdown is ready for that and has already […]

Main Event – November 15, 2016: Setting The Early Bar

Main Event Date: November 15, 2016 Location: Mohegan Sun Arena, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Commentators: Tom Phillips, David Otunga I can get through this. I can get through this. Ok so maybe I can’t but repeating the same thing over and over again without changing it up was fine for Raw this week so maybe it […]