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 […]

Smackdown – March 20, 2003: At Least They’re Admitting It

Smackdown Date: March 20, 2003 Location: Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re ten days away from Wrestlemania XIX and hopefully things are going to pick up around here. The big story coming out of last week is Kurt Angle screwing over Brock Lesnar in their big showdown last week. You know Lesnar […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2006: Why Does This Not Work?

Summerslam 2006 Date: August 20, 2006 Location: TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, Massachusetts Attendance: 16,168 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz, Joey Styles, John Bradshaw Layfield This is an interesting show as a lot has changed since last year but WWE is still in the same kind of situation: the shows are coming and […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2005: Hey Old Guys!

Summerslam 2005 Date: August 21, 2005 Location: MCI Center, Washington D.C. Attendance: 18,156 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Tazz, Michael Cole, Jonathan Coachman Tonight is the first show in a long time with a special attraction main event. Tonight’s main event is the returning Hulk Hogan vs. Shawn Michaels in a match billed as legend […]

Smackdown – March 6, 2003: Say That Again Hulk?

Smackdown Date: March 6, 2003 Location: Harbor Yard Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’ve reached Wrestlemania month and it’s time for some payback as we have Brock Lesnar vs. Paul Heyman inside a steel cage. The hard sell for the pay per view has become but Kurt Angle’s neck isn’t even being held […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1991: The Hart of the Company

Summerslam 1991 Date: August 26, 1991 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 20,000 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Roddy Piper, Gorilla Monsoon This is a show that almost no one remembers other than one match. The main event is Hogan/Warrior vs. Slaughter/Adnan/Mustafa, which would have been a much better match a few months […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1990: Ah the Memories

Summerslam 1990 Date: August 27, 1990 Location: Philadelphia Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attendance: 19,304 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Roddy Piper This is a personal favorite of mine as I’ve probably seen this show upwards of 40 times. It was the first tape I ever owned and I went through at least two copies. We have a double […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1989: One More For Old Times’ Sake

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 […]