Survivor Series Count-Up – 1991: Boom Goes the Hogan

Survivor Series 1991 Date: November 27, 1991 Location: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan Attendance: 17,500 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan This show marks a change of pace from the Survivor Series formula and it was for the better. The fans saw little to no reason to buy a pay per view with nothing on the […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1990: One of the Real Game Changers

Survivor Series 1990 Date: November 22, 1990 Location: Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, Connecticut Attendance: 16,000 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Roddy Piper This is a somewhat different show that in recent years as we have a main event of sorts. It was never tried again and that’s probably the best idea. It’s called the Grand Finale Match […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1989: The Most Awesome Force in the Universe

Survivor Series 1989 Date: November 23, 1989 Location: Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 15,294 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Jesse Ventura While Warrior is busy fighting the Heenan Family and Andre the Giant in particular, Hulk Hogan is feuding with Ted DiBiase and DiBiase’s hand picked opponent: the monster Zeus. This would be one of the dumbest […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1987: The Big Match Sequel

It’s time for another one of these which are always worth checking out. Starting Friday the 20th, I’ll be posting a review of a Survivor Series until we get to the 2017 edition on November 19. These are the versions from 2012, but earlier this month I went back and read through them again, fixing […]

Smackdown – May 15, 2003: One of the Only Times WWE Has Disgusted Me

Smackdown Date: May 15, 2003 Location: 1st Mariner Arena, Baltimore, Maryland Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for Judgment Day and I have my notebook ready for all the questions I have regarding the Mr. America storyline. Given how little sense the whole thing makes if you listen to what everyone says, […]

Smackdown – May 8, 2003: In Which I Ask Many Questions

Smackdown Date: May 8, 2003 Location: Metro Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Commentators: Tazz, Michael Cole With the pay per view right around the corner, it might be nice if they set up a few more matches. There’s only a few things set up already and unfortunately we’re likely in for more of the Mr. […]

Smackdown – May 1, 2003: Dumb Stephanie is No Spanky McBarrel Scrapings

Smackdown Date: May 1, 2003 Location: Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, New Hampshire Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re past Backlash now and Brock Lesnar retained the Smackdown World Title against John Cena in the Smackdown main event. Therefore, it’s time to get a new challenger to the title and that scares me a bit. Odds are […]

Smackdown – April 3, 2003: Tournament Rush

Smackdown Date: April 3, 2003 Location: Spokane Arena, Spokane, Washington Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re past Wrestlemania and that means it’s time to reset a few things. It also means that we don’t have Kurt Angle around for a long time as he needs a fresh bandage on that pesky broken neck of his. Brock […]

Wrestlemania XIX (2017 Redo): The Fourth Time Is The Charm

Wrestlemania XIX Date: March 30, 2003 Location: Safeco Field, Seattle, Washington Attendance: 54,097 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz This one is very interesting as the TV leading up to the show has been a cross between boring and really bad, yet the show has one of the best reputations of all time. […]

Smackdown – March 27, 2003: Cena Begins

Smackdown Date: March 27, 2003 Location: HP Pavilion, San Jose, California Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the final show for Wrestlemania and also my dad’s fiftieth birthday. Everything is pretty much set so there’s a good chance this is going to be little more than a slow paced final push towards the show. Hopefully it’s […]