Monday Night Raw – July 29, 1996: And Then There Was Summerslam

Monday Night Raw Date: July 29, 1996 Location: Key Arena, Seattle, Washington Attendance: 6,755 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler It’s time to wrap up the month and that can’t come soon enough, despite the marginally better show last week. Summerslam is still a few weeks away and above all else we’ve got a big time […]

Monday Night Raw – October 14, 1996: Rock Bottom

Monday Night Raw Date: October 14, 1996 Location: Hersheypark Arena, Hershey, Pennsylvania Attendance: 3,923 Commentators: Kevin Kelly, Jim Ross It’s the go home show for Buried Alive but more importantly than that we have a major showdown with Steve Austin vs. Shawn Michaels in a non-title match. I really don’t think a show needs much […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1997: Oh Austin

Royal Rumble 1997 Date: January 19, 1997 Location: Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas Attendance: 60,525 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon A good deal has changed since last year as we have Sid as world champion, defending his title against Shawn. Michaels had been champion for most of 96 before getting burned out badly and […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1996: That’s Blue Chip Right There

Survivor Series 1996 Date: November 17, 1996 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 18,647 Commentators: Jim Ross, Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler With these two huge moments on the card, the main event is being overlooked. Shawn and Sid have well over a year and a half of history built up but […]

Wrestler of the Day – November 25: Acolytes

Time for a good old fashioned brawling tag team: the APA.

King of the Ring 1997: Wrestlemania Preview

King of the Ring 1997 Date: June 8, 1997 Location: Providence Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island Attendance: 9,312 Commentators: Jim Ross, Vince McMahon Welcome to the dark ages. The NWO is just killing the WWF at the moment and nothing at all is going right for Vince and company. Actually that’s not true, as we […]