Smackdown – June 12, 2003: It Broke

Smackdown Date: June 12, 2003 Location: TD Waterhouse Center, Orlando, Florida Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s a big night here as Smackdown has one of those pay per view main events on TV when Raw has the brand exclusive show. Tonight it’s Brock Lesnar defending the title against Big Show, plus Vince McMahon vs. Zack […]

Smackdown – June 5, 2003: America First, And Then Lord Littlebrook

Smackdown Date: June 5, 2003 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz This week is almost all about Kurt Angle, who is back from the rather ridiculous two months off after having another major neck injury. To be fair, he’s long been established as a crazy man anyway so it’s not like this […]

Smackdown – May 29, 2003: One Lies, the Other Punches

Smackdown Date: May 29, 2003 Location: Pensacola Civic Center, Pensacola, Florida Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re closing out the month with…a lie detector test! Yeah that’s the big draw this week: Mr. America is being forced to take a lie detector test after losing to Sean O’Haire last week. Somehow this was probably viewed as […]

Smackdown – May 22, 2003: Prelude to a Test

Smackdown Date: May 22, 2003 Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re past Judgment Day and that means it’s time to get ready for…well that’s not clear actually as we have Bad Blood as a Raw exclusive pay per view for June. Brock Lesnar is in need of a fresh challenger […]

Judgment Day 2003 (2017 Redo): Judge Not Lest Ye Have To Watch This Show

Judgment Day 2003 Date: May 18, 2003 Location: Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina Attendance: 13,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler Let’s get this over with. I don’t remember a time when the TV leading up to a pay per view has been this miserable and the mere idea of this show is […]

Smackdown – May 15, 2003: One of the Only Times WWE Has Disgusted Me

Smackdown Date: May 15, 2003 Location: 1st Mariner Arena, Baltimore, Maryland Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for Judgment Day and I have my notebook ready for all the questions I have regarding the Mr. America storyline. Given how little sense the whole thing makes if you listen to what everyone says, […]

Judgment Day 2003: This Year Still Gives Me Headaches

Judgment Day 2003 Date: May 18, 2003 Location: Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina Attendance: 13,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz   We continue this series with another show that wasn’t all that good. 2003 was like the year of death for Raw as everything was completely dull with HHH gobbling up everything […]