Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1988: There’s Something Odd About This One

It’s December (or it will be when you read this) and that means it’s time for the Road to Wrestlemania to begin. That road starts with the Royal Rumble, which has a very long history to it which we’re going to get into every day for the next 29 days before we hit the 2017 […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1988: When It Was A Midcard Match

It’s December and that means it’s time for the Road to Wrestlemania to begin. That road starts with the Royal Rumble, which has a very long history to it which we’re going to get into every day for the next 28 days before we hit the 2016 edition. We’ll start with a brief intro into […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1988: When Being Petty Gives Us Free Shows

It’s January (or it will be when you read this) and that means it’s time for the Road to Wrestlemania to begin. That road starts with the Royal Rumble, which has a very long history to it which we’re going to get into every day for the next 27 days before we hit the 2015 […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1987: The Only Time The Main Event Was Used Properly

Back in the 80s, PPV didn’t mean nearly as much as it did today. Until November of 1987, there was only one WWF PPV a year and that was Wrestlemania. Wrestlemania 3 was a huge success and it was clear that Wrestlemania 4 would be big too. Finally it dawned on them: why not do […]

WWF Wrestling Challenge – January 10, 1988: Can We Go Back To Superstars Please?

WWF Wrestling Challenge Date: January 10, 1988 Location: Civic Center, Fort Meyers, Florida Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan Hopefully this week is a normal episode in this series. From what I can tell this is a series of squashes plus some highlights from a SNME match with Bundy and Hogan which is really there for […]

Superstars of Wrestling – January 16, 1988 – They’re Talking About My Birthday

Superstars of Wrestling Date: January 16, 1988 Location: Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Alabama Attendance: 8,500 Commentators: Bruno Sammartino, Vince McMahon, Jesse Ventura It’s another show here but we’ve got a new location at least. This is where the first TNA show took place but that was about fourteen years from now. This is six days […]