Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XI: Hang on a Second

Wrestlemania XI Date: April 2, 1995 Location: Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, Connecticut Attendance: 16,305 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon This is one of the dark Wrestlemanias in that it was a very bad time for the company. That being said, the show was very well received and wound up being kind of a saving grace […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1996: It’s Shawn Again

Royal Rumble 1996 Date: January 21, 1996 Location: Selland Arena, Fresno, California Attendance: 9,600 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Mr. Perfect We’re in the Monday Night Wars era now and it’s all about Shawn at the moment. He’s back from injury and in the Rumble tonight, looking to become the second person ever to win back to […]

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 – 1995: They’ve Still Got It

Survivor Series 1995 Date: November 19, 1995 Location: USAir Arena, Landover, Maryland Attendance: 14,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Mr. Perfect, Jim Ross Aside from the main event, there really isn’t much else to talk about. The rest of the show is dedicated to the midcard, save for the return of the Undertaker. He’ll be captaining the […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1994: The Better Casket Match

Survivor Series 1994 Date: November 23, 1994 Location: Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas Attendance: 10,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Gorilla Monsoon Things weren’t all that great for the WWF at this time but Bret was doing well enough as the top man. However, they still needed someone new to come along and supplement him. That name […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1993: The Bad Times

Survivor Series 1993 Date: November 24, 1993 Location: Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts Attendance: 15,509 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan This really is a transitional time for the company as the major stars of the past are all out of the picture, save for the occasional appearance by Savage. Bret is one of the top stars […]

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 – May 22, 1995: The Pre-Game

Monday Night Raw Date: May 22, 1995 Location: Broome County Arena, Binghamton, New York Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler King of the Ring already can’t get here soon enough and we’re only eight days removed from the previous pay per view. There’s just nothing interesting going on right now as Ted DiBiase and company aren’t […]