Smackdown – December 12, 2002: It’s Like NXT But Not

Smackdown Date: December 12, 2002 Location: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the final stop before the final pay per view of the year and there are two major stories at the moment. First up we have Kurt Angle becoming the new #1 contender to Big Show’s Smackdown World Title, meaning the […]

Smackdown – December 5, 2002: One Of My Favorite Matches

Smackdown Date: December 5, 2002 Location: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re getting close to the end of the year and thankfully there are no turkeys involved this week. However there’s still Big Show, who can indeed be put in the F5 and chokeslams people through tables. Hopefully we get to […]

Smackdown – November 21, 2002: The Big Stupid Coward

Smackdown Date: November 21, 2002 Location: Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, Connecticut Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re in the Big Show era now as he defeated Brock Lesnar to win the Smackdown World Title at Survivor Series. Hopefully this one doesn’t last too long as I’m not sure I can handle sitting through it. Unless Lesnar […]

Smackdown – June 29, 2007: The Other Benoit Show

Smackdown Date: June 29, 2007 Location: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield This is an interesting show as it’s just after Chris Benoit’s death but now the real story has come out and WWE looks kind of bad after Monday’s tribute show. I mean, of course they should have immediately […]

Survivor Series 2002 (2017 Redo): What Was That Again?

Survivor Series 2002 Date: November 17, 2002 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 17,930 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz For those of you who have read my old reviews of this show, you might remember that the main event has sent me into various rantings and ravings over […]

Smackdown – November 14, 2002: Two Layups

Smackdown Date: November 14, 2002 Location: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for Survivor Series and that means it’s time for more Big Show. One of the big stories coming out of this week came on Super Tuesday when Stephanie McMahon announced that the Smackdown Tag Team Titles […]

Super Tuesday 2002: We Didn’t Forget About You Kane

Super Tuesday Date: November 12, 2002 Location: FleetCenter, Boston, Massachusetts/Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, New Hampshire Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz This is a one off special that aired on UPN as a way to help hype up Survivor Series. Each show taped a bonus match so we have something from both sides, […]

Smackdown – November 7, 2002: Look at Hour One. Look at Hour Two!

Smackdown Date: November 7, 2002 Location: Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, New Hampshire Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re closing in on Survivor Series and that means Brock Lesnar vs. Big Show for reasons I don’t even want to comprehend. It’s not like we have a small army of amazing technical wrestlers who could have a great […]

Smackdown – October 31, 2002: I’m Sure This Show Won’t Change Wrestling Forever or ANything

Smackdown Date: October 31, 2002 Location: Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Michigan Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s a special show as Smackdown is having a Halloween party. This show is memorable for one specific reason that we’ll get to later but above all else it isn’t likely to include necrophilia or a #1 contender losing […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XXVI: Hasta La Bye Bye Shawn

Wrestlemania XXVI Date: March 28, 2010 Location: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona Attendance: 72,219 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Matt Striker Here’s a pretty different show from last year. This is a double main event with a Taker vs. Shawn II and Cena vs. Batista II, the latter one being for the Raw Title. […]