Smackdown – August 22, 2002: Hear Us Roar!

Smackdown Date: August 22, 2002 Location: Crown Coliseum, Fayetteville, North Carolina Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for Summerslam and the show is finally starting to pick up some steam. The midcard is still in need of some work and thankfully that’s where Smackdown shines. Hopefully they don’t spend all night talking […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2008: Surprise!

Royal Rumble 2008 Date: January 27, 2008 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City New York Attendance: 20,798 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole Jonathan Coachman, Joey Styles, Tazz We’re in New York City again and there are three main events tonight. We have the usual Rumble and Edge defending the Smackdown Title against […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2006: The Eddie Show

Royal Rumble 2006 Date: January 29, 2006 Location: American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida Attendance: 16,178 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Joey Styles, Tazz Eddie Guerrero. If you honestly believe this show is about anyone but him, you’re completely wrong and missing the point. Tonight’s show is about milking as much as we possibly can out […]

Smackdown – August 15, 2002: The Smackdown Several

Smackdown Date: August 15, 2002 Location: Key Arena, Seattle, Washington Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz With ten days to go before Summerslam, the Raw half of the card is mostly filled in. That leaves a lot of Smackdown to go and that could mean some interesting things going on. Now of course the important thing tonight […]

Smackdown – August 8, 2002: He’s Different

Smackdown Date: August 8, 2002 Location: Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s time for a showdown as we have what would have been a dream match back in the 80s, assuming it could have actually been booked. Tonight we have Brock Lesnar vs. Hulk Hogan in what could either make Lesnar look […]

Smackdown – August 1, 2002: The Summer of Stephanie

Smackdown Date: August 1, 2002 Location: Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s back to the blue show where Brock Lesnar is a monster and everyone else is just hoping he doesn’t come after them. On top of that though we have a new face force comprised of John Cena, Rey Mysterio […]

Smackdown – July 25, 2002: Who’s That Jumping Off the Cage?

Smackdown Date: July 25, 2002 Location: Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s another big night for Smackdown as we have the in ring debut of Rey Mysterio as well as the Smackdown debut of Brock Lesnar, who Stephanie stole this past Monday. We’re also getting ready for Summerslam and that’s the best […]

Vengeance 2002 (2016 Redo): Serious Stephanie

Vengeance 2002 Date: July 21, 2002 Location: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan Attendance: 12,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz We’re in an interesting place here as both shows have their first General Managers but the stories are hit and miss at best. The main event is the Rock, who has had one […]

Smackdown – July 18, 2002: And There It Is

Smackdown Date: July 18, 2002 Location: First Union Arena, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for Vengeance but the bigger story here is the in ring return of the Rock who will be facing Kurt Angle to warm up for his World Title match on Sunday. Other than that we […]

Smackdown – July 11, 2002: Right Down the Middle

Smackdown Date: July 11, 2002 Location: Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the week after a big show and the top story is the return of the Rock. It’s not clear what he’s going to be doing here but odds are it’s something rather simple that is going to be […]