Smackdown – September 4, 2003: Didn’t We Do This Already?

Smackdown Date: September 4, 2003 Location: New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’ve got a big main event this time around as Smackdown World Champion Kurt Angle is defending against the Undertaker, who won a triple threat last week to earn the shot. Brock Lesnar is looming though and there’s a […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2014: They’ve Lost

Royal Rumble 2014 Date: January 26, 2014 Location: Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler The big story here is the rise of Daniel Bryan, who has gone from solid midcard guy to the people’s choice to win the Rumble. However, Batista has returned and is basically the guaranteed […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2010: The One Before The One

Royal Rumble 2010 Date: January 31, 2010 Location: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia Attendance: 16,697 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Matt Striker We’re getting close to the end of the run here with only three shows left. Tonight we’ve got the Rumble of course along with Undertaker defending against Mysterio and Sheamus defending against Orton. I […]

Vengeance 2003 (2017 Redo): The Show Smackdown Needed

Vengeance 2003 Date: July 27, 2003 Location: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Attendance: 9,500 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz This is the first ever Smackdown exclusive pay per view and for once I’m actually looking forward to it. They’ve done a much better job than usual of setting things up and there are multiple matches that could […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 2010: How Cute Of Them, Pretending Nexus Matters Anymore

Survivor Series 2010 Date: November 21, 2010 Location: American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida Attendance: 8,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Matt Striker On the other side of the company, the Smackdown main event is Kane defending his Smackdown World Title against Edge. Kane cashed in his Money in the Bank briefcase an hour or so […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 2002: Eliminate HHH

Survivor Series 2002 Date: November 17, 2002 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 17,930 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz For those of you who have read my old reviews of this show, you might remember that the main event has sent me into various rantings and ravings over […]

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 12, 2006

Date: May 12, 2006 Location: iPayOne Center, San Diego, California Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz Not every SmackDown episode gives us great wrestling. Some of them seem to be gap fillers or are written to tie together storylines, keep feuds going or promote future events. This episode seems to be one of those. The headline fights […]

Lucha Underground – September 12, 2017: There Is No Way This Can End Well

Lucha Underground Date: September 13, 2017 Location: Lucha Underground Temple, Boyle Heights, California Commentators: Vampiro, Matt Striker We’re two weeks away from the start of Ultima Lucha Tres but tonight is the 100th episode and we have a big match which could have been a featured attraction on the show. Tonight we have Mantaza vs. […]

Lucha Underground – August 23, 2017: When Great Isn’t Enough

Lucha Underground Date: August 23, 2017 Location: Lucha Underground Temple, Boyle Heights, California Commentators: Vampiro, Matt Striker It’s time for a big show with the finals of the Cueto Cup along with the Lucha Underground Title match between Rey Mysterio and champion Johnny Mundo. This has been hyped up for months now and I’m actually […]