Smackdown – September 19, 2017: Now You Might Hate This One

Smackdown Date: September 19, 2017 Location: Oracle Arena, Oakland, California Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton I’m getting used to this idea of having title matches booked in advance of the TV shows. This time around we have the US Title on the line as AJ Styles defends against Baron Corbin, who said he […]

Smackdown – September 5, 2017: The Shane McMahon/Kevin Owens Hour

Smackdown Date: September 5, 2017 Location: Denny Sanford Premiere Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota Commentators: Corey Graves, Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton The march towards the Cell continues and we have a new commentator to help us get there. The big story tonight is Randy Orton vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for a future shot at Jinder Mahal. […]

Smackdown – August 29, 2017: Two Weeks Notice

Smackdown Date: August 29, 2017 Location: Verizon Arena, Little Rock, Arkansas Commentators: Tom Phillips, John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton We’re finally out of Brooklyn and it’s time to start the slow build towards Hell in a Cell. In this case that means we start dealing with the fallout of Shane McMahon costing Kevin Owens another […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2016 (2017 Redo): The Bella, The Doctors and the SMASH

Summerslam 2016 Date: August 21, 2016 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Attendance: 15,974 Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton, Mauro Ranallo, David Otunga, John Bradshaw Layfield A year has passed since I saw this show and I can barely remember much about it. That’s very telling when you look at how […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2014: I Still Don’t Believe It

Summerslam 2014 Date: August 17, 2014 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,079 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler Time for a redo of a show with a main event billed as the Biggest Fight of the Summer. The more I think of that line, the more I like it. The main […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2013 (2017 Redo): I’m Still Right

Summerslam 2013 Date: August 18, 2013 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,166 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, John Bradshaw Layfield This is the show that was voted on for the annual redo and I can’t say I’m complaining. The show was instantly revered and it held up when I watched it the second […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2011: Kevin Nash and the Really Stupid Idea

Summerslam 2011 Date: August 14, 2011 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 17.404 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Booker T This is a pretty big show with the blowoffs to two amazing feuds. The headlining act match is CM Punk vs. John Cena in a champion vs. champion match and the rematch to their […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2009: Jeff Hardy’s Swan(ton) Song

Summerslam 2009 Date: August 23, 2009 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 17,129 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Todd Grisham, Matt Striker, Josh Matthews Not a lot has changed in the last year other than some names have risen up the card. Jeff Hardy is the Smackdown Champion and is defending tonight […]

Smackdown – September 30, 2005: Not Bad For An Old Guy

Smackdown Date: September 30, 2005 Location: Laredo Entertainment Center, Laredo, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz Welcome back to the “I Have No Idea Why This Was Requested Corner”. This would be coming up on No Mercy 2005 so Eddie Guerrero is chasing Smackdown World Champion Batista. It’s also a pretty forgotten era for Smackdown but […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2007: Guess Who’s Back

Summerslam 2007 Date: August 27, 2007 Location: Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey Attendance: 17,441 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Joey Styles, Taz It’s still an awkward period for the company as there isn’t much going on and they’re sort of just going through the motions. The big things […]