Thought of the Day: Wrestlemania Main Events Aren’t All That Great

So while wondering about why Rock vs. Austin II isn’t considered a masterpiece most of the time, this occurred to me.

Selling A VHS On Ebay

I found this at a bookstore the other day and thought I’d throw it on ebay to see if anyone would buy it.  It’s the original VHS of Bash at the Beach 1996, the Hogan heel turn show, and is in good condition.  I have a few more wrestling things I might put up if […]

Monday Nitro – March 2, 1998: The Tony Schiavone Problem

Monday Nitro #129 Date: March 2, 1998 Location: Corestates Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Commentators: Mike Tenay, Larry Zbyszko, Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan The main story tonight is we have an NWO guy teaming with a WCW guy to face two more NWO guys in the main event of Hall/Hogan vs. Sting/Savage. We’re less than two weeks […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1989: Zeus And A Cauldron

Summerslam 1989 Date: August 28, 1989 Location: Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey Attendance: 20,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Jesse Ventura We’re back with another edition of the show with another tag team main event. This time it’s the now heel Savage teaming with an actor named Zeus to face Hogan and Brutus Beefcake. This isn’t […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1988: The Most Famous Moment In The Show’s History

We’re finally at the final of the Big Four WWE shows with Summerslam. Back in 1987, it was clear that pay per view was a big deal for the company, so Survivor Series was added to the schedule. That show was a huge success as well, so why not add a third pay per view […]

Monday Nitro – February 23, 1998: The Roll Stops

Monday Nitro #128 Date: February 23, 1998 Location: ARCO Arena, Sacramento, California Commentators: Mike Tenay, Bobby Heenan, Tony Schiavone, Larry Zbyszko We’re finally past SuperBrawl and Sting is the undisputed world champion. We also have a new member of the NWO in the form of Scott Steiner who finally turned on his brother last night […]

SuperBrawl 1998 Redo: A Tale Of Two WCW’s

SuperBrawl 1998 Date: February 22, 1998 Location: Cow Palace, San Francisco, California Attendance: 12,620 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay, Bobby Heenan It’s very interesting to go back and watch the TV leading up to these shows before looking at them again. I think a lot of people incorrectly remember post Starrcade 1997 WCW as this […]

Thunder – February 19, 1998: Benoit Tears the House Down

Thunder Date: February 19, 1998 Location: Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center, Birmingham, Alabama Commentators: Lee Marshall, Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan It’s the go home show for SuperBrawl and things are really taking shape around here. We have the NWO falling apart and Sting vs. Hogan on a collision course for the world title. The midcard is on […]

Impact Wrestling – July 11, 2013: The Girls Take The Night

Impact Wrestling Date: July 11, 2013 Location: Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada Commentators: Mike Tenay, Tazz It’s the go home show for Destination X so tonight is going to be all about Sabin vs. Ray next week, which is going to be a decent match but will also have issues drawing in an audience. Other […]

Monday Nitro – February 16, 1998: WCW Really Was Good Back Then

Monday Nitro #127 Date: February 16, 1998 Location: Tampa Fairgrounds, Tampa, Florida Commentators: Mike Tenay, Larry Zbyszko, Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan It’s the go home show for SuperBrawl but more importantly Louie Spicolli died the day before this show of a drug overdose and choking on his own vomit. I’m not a fan of the […]