Monday Night Raw – October 28, 2002: The Default Upgrade

Monday Night Raw Date: October 28, 2002 Location: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This show comes in with a very simple advantage: it’s not the Katie Vick episode. There have been well over 1000 episodes of Monday Night Raw (we’ll hit #500 by the end of 2002) and last week’s […]

Monday Night Raw – October 21, 2002 (2017 Redo): Katie Vick

Monday Night Raw Date: October 21, 2002 Location: Gaylord Entertainment Center, Knoxville, Tennessee Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler We’re past No Mercy and the big story on the red side is the potential murder/necrophiliac did NOT win the World Title, meaning the Intercontinental Title has ceased to be. That means we’re in need of a […]

Monday Night Raw – March 14, 2002: An Embarrassment to Wrestling Fans

Monday Night Raw Date: October 14, 2002 Location: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler I’m going to get straight to the point on this one: we’re in the Katie Vick era. No Mercy is in six days and the big story is HHH claiming that Kane killed someone named Katie Vick […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XIV: So Long WCW

Wrestlemania XIV Date: March 29, 1998 Location: Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts Attendance: 19,028 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is what you call a changing of the guard show. For the last six months or so it’s been clear that Austin is ready for to be on the top of the mountain and tonight he […]

Monday Night Raw – October 7, 2002: Gimmicks Gone Wild

Monday Night Raw Date: October 7, 2002 Location: Thomas and Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler We’re in Las Vegas for a special show as WWE continues to fight (in vein) against Monday Night Football. This week it’s Raw Roulette, meaning every match is Spin the Wheel, Make the deal. I […]

Monday Night Raw – September 30, 2002: The Sledgehammer of Reality

Monday Night Raw Date: September 30, 2002 Location: Compaq Center, Houston, Texas Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler We’ll wrap the month up here with less than three weeks to go before No Mercy, which hasn’t even been addressed yet. All I know is we’re going to be seeing a lot more of Ric Flair and […]

Monday Night Raw – September 23, 2002: The Bad Times Are Here

Monday Night Raw Date: September 23, 2002 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the night after Unforgiven and the big story on the Raw side is Ric Flair joining forces with HHH to form….well to form nothing at the moment but that’s the only noteworthy thing that happened last night. […]

Monday Night Raw – September 2, 2002: They Almost Broke Me

Monday Night Raw Date: September 2, 2002 Location: Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler So uh, we don’t have a World Champion around here anymore because Brock Lesnar is the second latest casualty of the Brand Wars. The latest casualty is the Undertaker, who went back to Smackdown when Stephanie basically just […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2012: The New Star

Royal Rumble 2012 Date: January 29, 2012 Location: Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Missouri Attendance: 18,121 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Booker T We wrap things up here with last year’s show. The Rumble is back to the thirty entrant variety which is probably the best move all around. The odds on favorite is Jericho who […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2001: There’s Wrestlemania

Royal Rumble 2001 Date: January 21, 2001 Location: New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana Attendance: 16,056 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler Austin is back and that’s by far the biggest change from last year. He’s been on a warpath after Rikishi and I think HHH for running him down last year. Other than that there […]