Smackdown – September 12, 2002: Billy and Chuck and Eric and Stephanie

Smackdown Date: September 12, 2002 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz TIME FOR A WEDDING! Er, a commitment ceremony! So this time around, WWE has decided to try and run a gay wedding for the sake of publicity, which is exactly what they got from it. Billy and Chuck are becoming “tag […]

Smackdown – June 7, 2002: That Might Be A Record

Smackdown Date: June 6, 2002 Location: Cox Convention Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Attendance: 6,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re two and a half weeks away from King of the Ring and it looks like we’re coming up on Hulk Hogan vs. Kurt Angle and HHH challenging the Undertaker for the WWE World Title. Neither of […]

Smackdown – May 30, 2002: Brutality, Bald Men, and a Strange Edit

Smackdown Date: May 30, 2002 Location: Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re still in Canada and maybe we can find the next challenger to Undertaker for the WWE World Title. As much fun as it was to see him make Tommy Dreamer drink tobacco juice and then beat him up, I could […]

Smackdown – May 23, 2002: Hogan, Hogan, Hogan, Hog….Never Mind

Smackdown Date: May 23, 2002 Location: BankcorpSouth Center, Tupelo, Mississippi Attendance: 7,450 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We might be in for a major announcement this week as new WWE World Champion the Undertaker has suggested that Hulk Hogan will be retiring tonight. I know 2002 was a different time but does anyone believe that Hogan’s […]

Judgment Day 2002 (2016 Redo): Time Heals Some Wounds

Judgment Day 2002 Date: May 19, 2002 Location: Gaylord Entertainment Center, Nashville, Tennessee Attendance: 14,521 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler The company is ice cold coming into this show and I can’t imagine this is going to make things any warmer. Raw has turned into a mess with the old guys doing whatever they want […]

Smackdown – May 9, 2002: The Rookies Unleashed

Smackdown Date: May 9, 2002 Location: Harbor Yard Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz As horrible as Raw has been in recent weeks, Smackdown is really starting to find a groove. They’ve hit that perfect balance of wrestling, storyline and entertainment to make two hours go by very quickly. The shows aren’t great but […]

Wrestler of the Day – August 14: Rico

Today we’re going with someone that I’ve been a fan of for years: Rico.

Wrestler of the Day – June 24: Heidenreich

Today is someone a little off. It’s Heiden-Heidenreich.

OVW Christmas Chaos 2001 – Holy Rico!

OVW Christmas Chaos 2001 Date: January 31, 2001 Location: Louisville Gardens, Louisville, Kentucky Commentator: Jim Cornette Ah OVW, how much I love thee. This is from sometime around Christmas of 2001 which I’ll try to find an exact date for (future edit: got it). OVW was the official developmental organization for WWE for a very […]