On This Day: July 5, 2011 – NXT: Starring The Not So Ready For Prime Time Players

NXT Date: July 5, 2011 Location: Tucson Arena, Tucson, Arizona Commentators: Todd Grisham, William Regal We’re at episode 18 here and I’m truly starting to wonder something. I’ll be at the Smackdown/NXT tapings on August 2 and I’m honestly not sure if the new season will have started yet. This is already the longest season […]

Monday Night Raw – July 1, 2013: Forget The Last Two Weeks

Monday Night Raw Date: July 1, 2013 Location: Gateway Arena, Sioux City, Iowa Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, John Bradshaw Layfield We’re getting closer to Money in the Bank and we have the participants in the ladder matches already set. Other than that the world title scenes are ready with Ziggler challenging Del Rio and […]

On This Day: June 25, 2001 – Monday Night Raw: That’s How The Invasion Started

Monday Night Raw Date: June 25, 2001 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 13,763 Commentators: Jim Ross, Paul Heyman Ok so we’re past King of the Ring now and there are a few more developments. Benoit isn’t going to be back for over a year after having the injury angle last […]

Monday Night Raw – June 17, 2013: The WWE It Is A-Changing

Monday Night Raw Date: June 17, 2013 Location: Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids Arena Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, John Bradshaw Layfield We’re past Payback now and moving towards July’s Money in the Bank. Cena has retained his title but we had a very interesting development: the ultra rare double turn for Del Rio and […]

On This Day: June 4, 2001 – Monday Night Raw: Jesse Ventura Is Cooler Than You

Monday Night Raw Date: June 4, 2001 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Attendance: 11,417 Commentators: Paul Heyman, Jim Ross Back to the Invasion era (kind of) as we’re rolling up to King of the Ring. Last week Benoit got his title shot in a great match so tonight it’s Jericho’s turn. Also I think we […]

On This Day: June 3, 2007 – One Night Stand 2007: One Of Khali’s Best Matches Ever

One Night Stand 2007 Date: June 3, 2007 Location: Jacksonville Veterans Memorial, Jacksonville, Florida Attendance: 7,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Joey Styles, Tazz, Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield   We’re done with ECW now other than having Vince McMahon defend the title against Lashley in a street fight here. Other than that there’s nothing […]

Monday Night Raw – June 3, 2013: Moving In The Right Direction

Monday Night Raw Date: June 3, 2013 Location: XL Center, Hartford, Connecticut Commentators; Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, John Bradshaw Layfield Back with more of the red guys here as we’re back in America this week. The main story is that HHH will be back in the ring tonight to face Curtis Axel, a mere two […]

I Want To Talk A Little Bit About Identifying With The Audience (Why I Don’t Like Lesnar vs. HHH)

Anyone that has been following my stuff lately knows that I’m not a fan of where WWE is going right now, with the majority of my problems being with Brock and HHH. While I’ve kind of explained why it doesn’t work, it’s not something that can be properly explained in a paragraph or two. I’ve […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XIX: There’s Something To This One

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 […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XVII: The Greatest Show Of All Time

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 […]