Smackdown – May 1, 2003: Dumb Stephanie is No Spanky McBarrel Scrapings

Smackdown Date: May 1, 2003 Location: Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, New Hampshire Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re past Backlash now and Brock Lesnar retained the Smackdown World Title against John Cena in the Smackdown main event. Therefore, it’s time to get a new challenger to the title and that scares me a bit. Odds are […]

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 […]

Smackdown – February 6, 2003: Ignore the Naked Man and LOOK AT THE TONGUE!

Smackdown Date: February 6, 2003 Location: First Union Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz No Way Out is creeping closer and it’s pretty clear that Hulk Hogan vs. the Rock is the main event, even if the big match on the horizon is Hogan vs. Vince McMahon. Other than that though we have Team […]

Smackdown – January 16, 2003: Can We Lose The Grieving Widow?

Smackdown Date: January 16, 2003 Location: Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re at the go home show for the Royal Rumble and you wouldn’t really know based on the TV they’ve been building towards it. The Rumble itself has taken a huge backseat to almost everything else, including tonight […]

Smackdown – December 26, 2002: He’s Got Guys

Smackdown Date: December 26, 2002 Location: Tulsa Convention Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the final show of the year as we’re getting ready to start the build towards the Royal Rumble. We also have Brock Lesnar vs. Paul Heyman/Big Show/Kurt Angle in a feud that is likely to lead to a major […]

Smackdown – December 12, 2002: It’s Like NXT But Not

Smackdown Date: December 12, 2002 Location: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the final stop before the final pay per view of the year and there are two major stories at the moment. First up we have Kurt Angle becoming the new #1 contender to Big Show’s Smackdown World Title, meaning the […]

Smackdown – November 28, 2002: Thank You For Stephanie, Wrestling, Stephanie, Brock Lesnar and Stephanie

Smackdown Date: November 28, 2002 Location: Carolina Center, Columbia, South Carolina Commentators: Michael Cole, Ernest Miller It’s time for a special Thanksgiving show with guest star Scott Steiner. I’m not sure how wrestling is supposed to have guest stars but in theory it’s because Steiner isn’t on the Smackdown roster. I mean, he’s not on […]

Survivor Series 2002 (2017 Redo): What Was That Again?

Survivor Series 2002 Date: November 17, 2002 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 17,930 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz For those of you who have read my old reviews of this show, you might remember that the main event has sent me into various rantings and ravings over […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 2003: When One GM Isn’t Enough

Survivor Series 2003 Date: November 16, 2003 Location: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas Attendance: 13,487 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz This is the first of two redos that I’ll be doing for the year. It’s an interesting time for WWE and Raw in particular as there are two General Managers for the […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 2002: It’s Still Annoying

Survivor Series 2002 Date: November 17, 2002 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 17,930 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz Aside from Lesnar, a lot of the roster for this show is the same. However, there are several wrestlers that have debuted for the company but aren’t on the […]