Smackdown – June 29, 2007: The Other Benoit Show

Smackdown Date: June 29, 2007 Location: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield This is an interesting show as it’s just after Chris Benoit’s death but now the real story has come out and WWE looks kind of bad after Monday’s tribute show. I mean, of course they should have immediately […]

Went to Axxess Again (And I Actually Used My Camera!)

This was my fourth Axxess and my first on Thursday night, which is the opening session. The layout is roughly the same every year and there’s really no difference in the way the rooms look in any given year save for where stages are. I only did General Admission this year after a VIP session […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XXIV: WOO!

Wrestlemania XXIV Date: March 30, 2008 Location: Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Florida Attendance: 74,365 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Jonathan Coachman, Joey Styles, Tazz We’re going outside for the first time in a long time for this one. It’s also the first time the show has been in Florida which is odd for some […]

Monday Night Raw – October 21, 2002 (2017 Redo): Katie Vick

Monday Night Raw Date: October 21, 2002 Location: Gaylord Entertainment Center, Knoxville, Tennessee Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler We’re past No Mercy and the big story on the red side is the potential murder/necrophiliac did NOT win the World Title, meaning the Intercontinental Title has ceased to be. That means we’re in need of a […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XVIII: Hogan’s Apology

Wrestlemania XVIII Date: March 17, 2002 Location: SkyDome, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Attendance: 68,237 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is a show where things have really changed a lot in a single year. The Attitude Era is over and the Invasion has come and thankfully gone. HHH is returning tonight to take the Undisputed Title […]

Monday Night Raw – October 14, 2002: An Embarrassment to Wrestling Fans

Monday Night Raw Date: October 14, 2002 Location: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler I’m going to get straight to the point on this one: we’re in the Katie Vick era. No Mercy is in six days and the big story is HHH claiming that Kane killed someone named Katie Vick […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania VIII: Who Needs Hogan?

Wrestlemania VIII Date: April 5, 1992 Location: Hoosier Dome, Indianapolis, Indiana Attendance: 62,167 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan We’re into another huge stadium here and the interesting thing is that Hogan, while in the final match, isn’t in the title scene at all. We’ve got a double main event here of Hogan vs. Sid in […]

Monday Night Raw – October 7, 2002: Gimmicks Gone Wild

Monday Night Raw Date: October 7, 2002 Location: Thomas and Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler We’re in Las Vegas for a special show as WWE continues to fight (in vein) against Monday Night Football. This week it’s Raw Roulette, meaning every match is Spin the Wheel, Make the deal. I […]

Monday Night Raw – September 23, 2002: The Bad Times Are Here

Monday Night Raw Date: September 23, 2002 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the night after Unforgiven and the big story on the Raw side is Ric Flair joining forces with HHH to form….well to form nothing at the moment but that’s the only noteworthy thing that happened last night. […]

Summerslam 2002 (2017 Redo): What A Performance

Summerslam 2002 Date: August 25, 2002 Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial, Uniondale, New York Attendance: 14,797 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Tazz, Jim Ross It’s very rare that a Summerslam is the biggest show of the year but that might be the case in 2002. Wrestlemania XVIII was in a much bigger venue and had a […]