Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania II: I Knew I Hated Triple Threats

Wrestlemania II Date: April 7, 1986 Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New York City, New York/Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois/Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 16,585 (New York), 9,000 (Chicago), 14,500 (Los Angeles), 40,085 (Total) Commentators: Vince McMahon, Susan St. James, Gene Okerlund, Gorilla Monsoon, Cathy Lee Crosby, Alfred Hayes, Jesse Ventura, Elvira […]

Monday Night Raw – May 22, 1995: The Pre-Game

Monday Night Raw Date: May 22, 1995 Location: Broome County Arena, Binghamton, New York Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler King of the Ring already can’t get here soon enough and we’re only eight days removed from the previous pay per view. There’s just nothing interesting going on right now as Ted DiBiase and company aren’t […]

Monday Night Raw – March 20, 1995: Sweet Goodness 1995 Was Bad

Monday Night Raw Date: March 20, 1995 Location: Memorial Civic Auditorium, Stockton, California Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jim Cornette There are less than two weeks to go before Wrestlemania and that means it’s time to really crank up the football talk. Ignore the fact that it’s not the most exciting story in the world because there […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania III: There Will Never Be Another

Wrestlemania III Date: March 29, 1987 Location: Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan Attendance: 93,173 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Jesse Ventura This is the biggest show in wrestling history with the biggest match in wrestling history as its main event. How’s that for a standard to live up to? In case you’re one of the six wrestling fans […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania II: Working Out The Kinks

Wrestlemania II Date: April 7, 1986 Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New York City, New York/Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois/Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 16,585 (New York), 9,000 (Chicago), 14,500 (Los Angeles), 40,085 (Total) Commentators: Vince McMahon, Susan St. James, Gene Okerlund, Gorilla Monsoon, Cathy Lee Crosby, Alfred Hayes, Jesse Ventura, Elvira […]

Monday Night Raw – December 12, 1994: How Bob Backlund Is Like Steve Austin

Monday Night Raw Date: December 12, 1994 Location: Liberty High School, Liberty, New York Attendance: 1,400 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Shawn Michaels So I just knocked out the show from the previous week and it occurs to me that I could actually get a lot of these done in a hurry. At this point I’ve done […]

Wrestlemania XI Was Perfect. Kind Of.

I got to thinking about this show a bit and something occurred to me.

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 […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania II: The Ugly Stepchild Of Wrestlemania

Wrestlemania II Date: April 7, 1986 Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New York City, New York/Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois/Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 16,585 (New York), 9,000 (Chicago), 14,500 (Los Angeles), 40,085 (Total) Commentators: Vince McMahon, Susan St. James, Gene Okerlund, Gorilla Monsoon, Cathy Lee Crosby, Alfred Hayes, Jesse Ventura, Elvira […]

Wrestler of the Day – October 14: Hillbilly Jim

Today is a personal favorite: Hillbilly Jim.