Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2006: The Eddie Guerrero 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 […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2005: Horrible Injuries Can Be Hilarious

Royal Rumble 2005 Date: January 30, 2005 Location: Save Mart Center, Fresno, California Attendance: 12,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross, Tazz It’s time for a new set of guys to take their place on top of the company and what better time to do that than at the Rumble? Other than the Rumble, […]

Monday Night Raw – August 18, 2003: With a Rap Sheet As Long As Kevin Nash’s Old Hair

Monday Night Raw Date: August 18, 2003 Location: Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Michigan Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the go home show for Summerslam and the big story continues to be Kane, who is seemingly ready to squash Rob Van Dam, and his feud with Shane McMahon. That’s not it for Shane though […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2004: Uh….What’s His Name!

Royal Rumble 2004 Date: January 25, 2004 Location: Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attendance: 17,289 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz, Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the show where you can really see the next generation rising up. The main events other than the Rumble are Lesnar vs. Holly and HBK vs. HHH. Ok so […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2003: Some High Quality Professional Wrestling

Royal Rumble 2003 Date: January 19, 2003 Location: Fleet Center, Boston, Massachusetts Attendance: 15,338 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is a really odd entry in the series as the namesake match is being treated as secondary to almost everything else. Really, coming into this show, there’s a good argument to be […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2002: Time To Play For HHH

Royal Rumble 2002 Date: January 20, 2002 Location: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia Attendance: 12,915 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the first step to things falling downhill, as we’re a few months away from the Brand Split and things falling through the floor in quality. The main event tonight aside from the Rumble is […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2001 (2018 Redo): Canadians and Carey

Royal Rumble 2001 Date: January 21, 2001 Location: New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana Attendance: 17,137 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross This is the first of two requested Rumble reviews of the year to go along with the regular redo of last year’s show. We’re nearing the end of the Attitude Era and Steve Austin […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2000: When They Fought Like Angry Wrestlers

Royal Rumble 2000 Date: January 23, 2000 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 19,231 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross After sitting through 1998 and 1999, this is my reward. What we have here might be the best Rumble show of them all with one of the best matches ever and a […]

Monday Night Raw – February 14, 2000: 12 Year Old KB Was Stupid

Monday Night Raw Date: February 14, 2000 Location: San Jose Arena, San Jose, California Attendance: 13,300 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is on my request list and I’m actually making an effort to clear the thing out a little bit. We’re coming up on No Way Out 2000, meaning HHH is still trying to […]

Monday Night Raw – August 4, 2003: They Thought This Was A Good Idea

Monday Night Raw Date: August 4, 2003 Location: PNE Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Commentators: Jonathan Coachman, Jerry Lawler We’re coming up on Summerslam and as luck would have it, there’s a fresh McMahon to dominate the show! Last week Shane made his big return to stand up for his mother after Kane attacked her […]