WWF Los Angeles House Show – August 13, 1988: I Don’t Think You Can Say That In 1988

WWF House Show Date: August 13, 1988 Location: Los Angeles Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Superstar Billy Graham It’s another show that was recently added to the Network and it’s from my favorite era so let’s take a look. Randy Savage is the World Champion here and defending against Andre the Giant […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1992: A New Kind of Surviving

Survivor Series 1992 Date: November 25, 1992 Location: Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio Attendance: 17,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan This really is a different era in the WWF as we’re moving more towards a child friendly product with more over the top and at times cartoonish characters. It’s not the most interesting all the time, […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1987: The Big Match Sequel

It’s time for another one of these which are always worth checking out. Starting Friday the 20th, I’ll be posting a review of a Survivor Series until we get to the 2017 edition on November 19. These are the versions from 2012, but earlier this month I went back and read through them again, fixing […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1992: The Roar of the Crowd

Summerslam 1992 Date: August 31, 1992 Location: Wembley Stadium, London, England Attendance: 80,355 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan This is probably the most famous of all the Summerslams even to this day as we’re not only outside but for the first and only time ever, a regular PPV is being held in England. It’s another […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1991: The Hart of the Company

Summerslam 1991 Date: August 26, 1991 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 20,000 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Roddy Piper, Gorilla Monsoon This is a show that almost no one remembers other than one match. The main event is Hogan/Warrior vs. Slaughter/Adnan/Mustafa, which would have been a much better match a few months […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1990: Ah the Memories

Summerslam 1990 Date: August 27, 1990 Location: Philadelphia Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attendance: 19,304 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Roddy Piper This is a personal favorite of mine as I’ve probably seen this show upwards of 40 times. It was the first tape I ever owned and I went through at least two copies. We have a double […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1989: One More For Old Times’ Sake

Summerslam 1989 Date: August 28, 1989 Location: Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey Attendance: 20,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Jesse Ventura We’re back with another edition of the show with another tag team main event. This time it’s the now heel Savage teaming with an actor named Zeus to face Hogan and Brutus Beefcake. This isn’t […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1988: Summer Liking

We’re finally at the final of the Big Four WWE shows with Summerslam. Back in 1987, it was clear that pay per view was a big deal for the company, so Survivor Series was added to the schedule. That show was a huge success as well, so why not add a third pay per view […]

Monday Night Raw – December 13, 1993: The Savage Stereotype

Monday Night Raw Date: December 13, 1993 Location: Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie, New York Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jim Cornette With Bobby Heenan gone, it’s probably time to start the very long running tradition of rotating commentators to go with Vince. Other than that we’re getting close to the start of the build to the Royal […]

Monday Night Raw – January 17, 1994: A Phone Call From The Future

Monday Night Raw Date: January 17, 1994 Location: Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia Commentators: Vince McMahon, Crush It’s the go home show for the Royal Rumble and that means it’s time for a good old fashioned hard sell show with a big brawl at the end. Unfortunately it also means more about Undertaker vs. Yokozuna to […]