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 […]

Main Event – August 24, 2017: You Never Get Used To This

Main Event Date: August 24, 2017 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Commentators: Vic Joseph, Corey Graves I just can’t get away from the Barclays Center. If my math is right, this is the seventh show WWE taped from the venue in four days and hopefully that means they’ll be all beach balled […]

New Column: 10 Things From Summerslam Weekend Not as Awesome as Braun Strowman

He was rather awesome. 10 “Summerslam” Weekend Moments Not as Awesome as Braun Strowman

Monday Night Raw – August 21, 2017: Can Brock Smash A Beach Ball Please?

Monday Night Raw Date: August 21, 2017 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Commentators: Michael Cole, Booker T., Corey Graves With Summerslam behind us, it’s time to start heading towards No Mercy, which ultimately leads us to Survivor Series. The big story is a combination of Brock Lesnar retaining the Universal Title and […]

Summerslam 2017: The Star of Stars

Summerslam 2017 Date: August 20, 2017 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Booker T., John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton, Tom Phillips It’s finally time for one of the biggest shows of the year as WWE takes over New York City all over again. This time around the big […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2016 (2017 Redo): The Bella, The Doctors and the SMASH

Summerslam 2016 Date: August 21, 2016 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Attendance: 15,974 Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton, Mauro Ranallo, David Otunga, John Bradshaw Layfield A year has passed since I saw this show and I can barely remember much about it. That’s very telling when you look at how […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2015: He Did….Kind Of….But It Didn’t Count.

Summerslam 2015 Date: August 23, 2015 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Attendance: 15,702 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler This show was only a year ago and I barely remember anything about it save for the two main events. It really is amazing that these shows have just stopped standing […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2014: I Still Don’t Believe It

Summerslam 2014 Date: August 17, 2014 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,079 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler Time for a redo of a show with a main event billed as the Biggest Fight of the Summer. The more I think of that line, the more I like it. The main […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2013 (2017 Redo): I’m Still Right

Summerslam 2013 Date: August 18, 2013 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,166 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, John Bradshaw Layfield This is the show that was voted on for the annual redo and I can’t say I’m complaining. The show was instantly revered and it held up when I watched it the second […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2012: And Guess How It Ends

Summerslam 2012 Date: August 19, 2013 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,205 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler The main story here is Brock Lesnar is back, having returned the night after Wrestlemania to start a feud with John Cena. That feud lasted for a month before Lesnar started going after HHH. It wasn’t […]