Summerslam Count-Up – 1999: Start The Game

Summerslam 1999 Date: August 22, 1999 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Attendance: 17,130 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the end of the summer for an interesting year in the WWF. The main event is the now mega heel HHH and the returning Mankind challenging Austin for the world title, but there’s another main […]

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 […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1999: The Pre-Game Show

Summerslam 1999 Date: August 22, 1999 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Attendance: 17,130 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the end of the summer for an interesting year in the WWF. The main event is the now mega heel HHH and the returning Mankind challenging Austin for the world title, but there’s another main […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1988: Elizabeth Actually Does Something!

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 […]

Saturday Night’s Main Event #2: Time For A Wedding!

Saturday Night’s Main Event #2 Date: October 5, 1985 Location: Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey Attendance: 8,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jesse Ventura One of the best things about the first episode of this series was how few names were used. There was the opening six man tag, the four wrestlers (and Mr. T.) in […]

Wrestler of the Day – October 23: Jesse Ventura

Today we’re looking at the greatest heel commentator of all time: Jesse Ventura.

Wrestler of the Day – October 14: Hillbilly Jim

Today is a personal favorite: Hillbilly Jim.

Wrestler of the Day – September 8: Bob Orton

Today we’re going to look at a technician whose son is far more famous than he is: Bob Orton.

Summerslam Count-Up – 1999: The Pre Game Show

Summerslam 1999 Date: August 22, 1999 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Attendance: 17,130 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the end of the summer for an interesting year in the WWF. The main event is the now mega heel HHH and the returning Mankind challenging Austin for the world title, but there’s another main […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1988: The Last of the Brilliant Minds

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 […]