Monday Night Raw – June 27, 1994: Money Can’t Buy Happiness, But It Can Buy Goons

Monday Night Raw Date: June 27, 1994 Location: Westchester County Civic Center, White Plains, New York Attendance: 3,400 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Randy Savage It’s time to start the long term build towards Summerslam and barring a major surprise, that’s going to be Bret vs. Owen Hart for the title. With Owen winning the King of […]

Countdown to the Crowning: How to Not Do Raw

Countdown to the Crowning Date: June 13, 1994 Location: Erie Civic Center, Eric, Pennsylvania Attendance: 3,500 Commentators: Stan Lane, Ted DiBiase This is a special that may or may not have been an episode of Monday Night Raw (it’s not listed on the Network). Vince announced it as an episode of the show last week […]

Monday Night Raw – January 24, 1994: Somebody Do Something

Monday Night Raw Date: January 24, 1994 Location: Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jim Ross Here’s a rare one as we have a TV show taped before a pay per view yet serving as the fallout show. There’s a chance that the commentary has been updated (remember that the Rumble was on a […]

Monday Night Raw – May 3, 1993: What Passed for a Big Match

Monday Night Raw Date: May 3, 1993 Location: Manhattan Center, New York City, New York Attendance: 1,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Randy Savage, Bobby Heenan It’s another fresh month here as I’m hoping to start doing more of these. This is very early in the show’s run as we’re not even going to hit episode twenty […]

Monday Night Raw – March 13, 1995: Bret Hart Is Not A Racist

Monday Night Raw Date: March 13, 1995 Location: Memorial Civic Auditorium, Stockton, California Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jim Cornette We’re crawling towards Wrestlemania and that means this is going to be NFL and Shawn Michaels heavy. On top of that we have a big match for tonight with Jerry Lawler facing Bret Hart all over again […]

Monday Night Raw – November 15, 1993: Let Freedom Ring

Monday Night Raw Date: November 15, 1993 Location: Fernwood Resort, Bushkill, Pennsylvania Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan The big story this week is a fan voted match with Lex Luger facing Pierre the Quebecer in a match that really isn’t the most interesting thing in the world. Other than that we find out who will […]

Monday Night Raw – June 19, 1995: It’s About Feet Again!

Monday Night Raw Date: June 19, 1995 Location: Struthers High School, Struthers, Ohio Attendance: 1,450 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler It’s finally the go home show for King of the Ring 1995 and it’s not a moment too soon. Last week was mostly built around Jerry Lawler’s feet and I’m really not sure how many […]

New Column: You Might Remember This One   Looking back at a hidden (ish) gem (ish) from each Wrestlemania.

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania IX: The Low Point

Wrestlemania IX Date: April 4, 1993 Location: Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada Attendance: 16,981 Commentators: Jim Ross, Randy Savage, Bobby Heenan We’re into the Monday Night Raw era as things are definitely shifting to a new generation. The main event tonight is Bret Hart defending the title against the new monster known as Yokozuna. Other […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1992: Here Comes Santa Claus

Survivor Series 1992 Date: November 25, 1992 Location: Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio Attendance: 17,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan This really is a different era in the WWF as we’re moving more towards a child friendly product with more over the top and at times cartoonish characters. It’s not the most interesting all the time, […]