On This Day: July 21, 1996 – In Your House #9: International Incident: I Was Really Bad Back Then

In Your House 9: International Incident Date: July 21, 1996 Location: General Motors Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross Attendance: 14,804 We’re a month removed from KOTR 96 here where three things happened. #1, Shawn pinned Bulldog clean to retain the title, so that’s out of the way. Second, […]

Monday Night Raw – January 20, 1997: Bret Is Screwed

Monday Night Raw Date: January 20, 1997 Location: Montagne Center, Beaumont, Texas Attendance: 4,834 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler We’re past the Rumble and Shawn Michaels is the WWF Champion once again. The main story though is that Austin won the Royal Rumble despite being eliminated by Bret earlier on in the match. Bret is […]

Survivor Series Count-Up 2012 Edition – 1997: Montreal

Survivor Series 1997 Date: November 9, 1997 Location: Molson Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Attendance: 20,593 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler We had to get here eventually. This is the show that changes everything in wrestling, as we officially enter into the new era. It’s also the last appearance by Bret Hart in the WWF for […]

History of Summerslam Count-Up – 1994: Best Cage Match Ever? Maybe Yeah.

Summerslam 1994 Date: August 29, 1994 Location: United Center, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 23,000 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon Well, where to begin with the changes? For one, Bret is the WWF Champion and is in the middle of his epic reign with it which would end two months later at the hands of…technically Owen Hart […]

Wrestlemania #10: Which Is The Better Match?

I’ll have to take Adam Bomb vs. Ear……oh you mean the other matches.

Wrestlemania Count-Up – #10: One Of The Great Shows Ever

Wrestlemania 10 Date: March 20, 1994 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 18,065 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler America the Beautiful: Little Richard and the Harlem Boys Choir This show is ALL backstory so get used to that word. Yokozuna had won the title back from Hogan at the first King […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1994: Fill My Eyes With That Double Vision

Royal Rumble 1994 Date: January 22, 1994 Location: Providence Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island Attendance: 14,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Ted DiBiase A year later, and while the roster hasn’t changed a ton, it’s matured a lot. Yoko has dominated the title scene since winning the title from Hogan in June after the mess that was […]

History of Summerslam Count-Up – Summerslam 1994: From Great Matches To Leslie Nielsen

Summerslam 1994 Date: August 29, 1994 Location: United Center, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 23,000 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon Well, where to begin with the changes? For one, Bret is the WWF Champion and is in the middle of his epic reign with it which would end two months later at the hands of…technically Owen Hart […]

In Your House 16: Canadian Stampede – Loudest Crowd EVER

In Your House 16: Canadian Stampede Date: July 6, 1997 Location: Saddledome, Calgary *dramatic pause* Alberta, Canada Attendance: 12,151 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross Well, KOTR has passed. Your highlights are Steve Austin and the returning Shawn Michaels have beaten Owen and the Bulldog for the tag belts. This happened on a Raw but I’m […]