Wrestlemania XIX (2017 Redo): The Fourth Time Is The Charm

Wrestlemania XIX Date: March 30, 2003 Location: Safeco Field, Seattle, Washington Attendance: 54,097 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz This one is very interesting as the TV leading up to the show has been a cross between boring and really bad, yet the show has one of the best reputations of all time. […]

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 […]

Smackdown – March 20, 2003: At Least They’re Admitting It

Smackdown Date: March 20, 2003 Location: Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re ten days away from Wrestlemania XIX and hopefully things are going to pick up around here. The big story coming out of last week is Kurt Angle screwing over Brock Lesnar in their big showdown last week. You know Lesnar […]

Smackdown – March 13, 2003: Working All The Angles

Smackdown Date: March 13, 2003 Location: Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s a big night in Pittsburgh as the hometown boy Kurt Angle is defending the Smackdown World Title against former champion Brock Lesnar. WWE has hyped the heck out of having the Wrestlemania main event two and a half weeks early […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2003: And So, HHH. Again.

Summerslam 2003 Date: August 24, 2003 Location: America West Arena, Phoenix, Arizona Attendance: 16,113 Commentators: Jim Ross, Tazz, Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler Another year another Summerslam and yet again the company has changed. Tonight we have a double main event with a Wrestlemania rematch of Lesnar vs. Angle II for the Smackdown Title and an […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2002: It Never Gets Old

Summerslam 2002 Date: August 25, 2002 Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial, Uniondale, New York Attendance: 14,797 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Tazz, Jim Ross It’s very rare that a Summerslam is the biggest show of the year but that might be the case in 2002. Wrestlemania XVIII was in a much bigger venue and had a […]

Smackdown – March 6, 2003: Say That Again Hulk?

Smackdown Date: March 6, 2003 Location: Harbor Yard Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’ve reached Wrestlemania month and it’s time for some payback as we have Brock Lesnar vs. Paul Heyman inside a steel cage. The hard sell for the pay per view has become but Kurt Angle’s neck isn’t even being held […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2001: Even WCW Can’t Screw This One Up

Summerslam 2001 Date: August 19, 2001 Location: Compaq Center, San Jose, California Attendance: 15,293 Commentators: Jim Ross, Paul Heyman Much like last year, a lot has changed in the last year. For one thing the Monday Night Wars are over and the WWF has absorbed the other two major companies to form the superpower that […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2000: Oh Yeah. This Exists.

Summerslam 2000 Date: August 27, 2000 Location: Raleigh Entertainment and Sports Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina Attendance: 18,124 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is another show that I barely remember at all. A lot has changed since last time and it’s dramatically changed the card. To begin with, Austin is out with neck surgery and […]

Monday Night Raw – July 31, 2017: Hang On, We Have To Take A Break

Monday Night Raw Date: July 31, 2017 Location: PPG Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Booker T. We’re in Kurt Angle country tonight and it’s already a stacked show. As announced last week, we’ll be seeing Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman vs. Samoa Joe in a triple threat match, along with Jason Jordan […]