On This Day: May 23, 1992 – WCW Pro: Back When They Were Insiders

WCW Pro Date: May 23, 1992 Location: Civic Center, Columbus, Georgia Attendance: 3,000 Commentator: Tony Schiavone This would be six days after WrestleWar, but my guess is that this was taped months beforehand, meaning there won’t be any references to it. This is another specialized Chicago edition of Pro, meaning it only aired in Chicago […]

WrestleWar 1992: WCW’s Best Match Ever

Wrestle War 1992 Date: May 17, 1992 Location: Jacksonville Memorial Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida Attendance: 6,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jesse Ventura This show is about one thing and one thing only: War Games. Sting’s Squadron vs. The Dangerous Alliance in the ultimate blowoff match which is widely considered the best match in WCW in the 1990s. […]

WWWF New York City House Show – August 28, 1978: Night of 1000 Rest Holds

WWWF House Show Date: August 28, 1978 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Commentator: Vince McMahon So apparently this is a different show than I thought it was. The show is dated wrong and it’s about a year after it was supposed to be. We’re in the Backlund Era here and tonight […]

Great American Bash 1991: Often Called The Worst Show Ever And With Good Reason (Plus Final Thoughts On WCW PPVs)

Great American Bash 1991 Date: July 14, 1991 Location: Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, Maryland Attendance: 7,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Jim Ross Off to the other end of the spectrum for the final WCW PPV. This show is widely considered to be the worst pay per view of all time. That’s the case for multiple reasons, but […]

Crockett Cup 1988 – Thank Goodness This Is The Last One

Crockett Cup 1988 Date: April 22, 1988/April 23, 1988 Location: Greenville Memorial Auditorium, Greenville, South Carolina/Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina Attendance: 4,400/6,300 Commentators: Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone It’s the final one of these and this is by far the most complicated of all. As usual the tournament was scheduled to have 24 teams, but there […]

Crockett Cup 1987 – Flair vs. Windham in 1987. This Works.

Crockett Cup 1987 Date: April 10, 1987/April 11, 1987 Location: Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, Maryland Attendance: 9,300/13,000 Commentator: Tony Schiavone Back to the Crockett Cup and the annoying tag team tournament format. This year there are still 24 teams and it’s the same format. We also have Ole Anderson vs. Big Bubba in a last man […]