Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XXI: When Cena Wasn’t King

Wrestlemania XXI Date: April 3, 2005 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 20,193 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz If last year’s show was about change, this one is ten times stronger. This year is about introducing the newest generation of mega stars into the top of the card and it couldn’t […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XX (2017 Redo): The Definitive One

Wrestlemania XX Date: March 14, 2004 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 18,500 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is an interesting choice but when I asked which show you wanted redone, I got a nine way tie at one vote apiece so I picked it myself. If […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XIX: It’s Loved For A Reason

Wrestlemania XIX Date: March 30, 2003 Location: Safeco Field, Seattle, Washington Attendance: 54,097 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz, Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross We’re into the brand split now, which means there are two world titles to deal with. On this show however there are two other matches which could easily be considered the main event. This […]

Smackdown – October 17, 2002: That’s Not How A Shower Works

Smackdown Date: October 17, 2002 Location: Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for No Mercy and after the disaster that was Raw, this could be two hours of Edge having a meatball sandwich and paying his water bill and it would be more entertaining. The focus […]

No Mercy 2002 (2017 Redo): Bloody Heck

No Mercy 2002 Date: October 20, 2002 Location: Alltel Arena, North Little Rock, Arkansas Attendance: 9,074 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is one of those rare shows where the Brand Split really changes everything. On the Smackdown side we have what could be an incredible bloodbath inside the Cell between Brock […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XVII: Holy Repo Man on a Stick This Show is Great

Wrestlemania XVII Date: April 1, 2001 Location: Astrodome, Houston, Texas Attendance: 67,925 Commentators: Jim Ross, Paul Heyman After putting up with last year’s mess, this is my reward. Many people including myself consider this to be the greatest wrestling show of all time and I can’t say I argue that point whatsoever. It’s a four […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XIV: McMahons, McMahons Everywhere

Wrestlemania XVI Date: April 2, 2000 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Attendance: 18,034 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross This is also called Wrestlemania 2000 but the purist in me won’t let that happen. This is a step up over last year’s one match show as this year we have a two match show. The main […]

Smackdown – October 10, 2002: Stop Trying to Be Raw

Smackdown Date: October 10, 2002 Location: America West Arena, Phoenix, Arizona Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re ten days away from No Mercy and the big question is Undertaker’s hand, which was broken last week. That’s not good when he’s heading into the Cell with Brock Lesnar. The other major story is the Tag Team Title […]

Smackdown – October 3, 2002: This is the Good Half

Smackdown Date: October 3, 2002 Location: CajunDome, Lafayette, Louisiana Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz I don’t know what lit the fire underneath Smackdown as of late but they’ve been on fire. Last week was one of the best episodes of TV I’ve ever seen and while there’s a good chance things will go downhill tonight, at […]

Smackdown – September 26, 2002 (2017 Redo): The Best Smackdown of All Time

Smackdown Date: September 26, 2002 Location: San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, California Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz Well Brock retained the title but they basically ruined the end of the pay per view with a double DQ finish. That almost guarantees that we’re setting up a rematch at No Mercy in a month because that’s […]