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 […]

Royal Rumble 2003 (2017 Redo): Was I In A Bad Mood Last Time?

Royal Rumble 2003 Date: January 19, 2003 Location: Fleet Center, Boston, Massachusetts Attendance: 15,338 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is a really odd entry in the series as the namesake match is being treated as secondary to almost everything else. Really, coming into this show, there’s a good argument to be […]

Royal Rumble 1994: As Weird As Undertaker Ever Got (And That’s Saying Something)

Royal Rumble 1994 Date: January 22, 1994 Location: Providence Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island Attendance: 14,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Ted DiBiase This is one of those shows where the good stuff is good but the bad stuff is REALLY bad. The main idea here is that someone has to stop Yokozuna, and it’s going to […]

New Column: What Was That Royal Rumble Thing Again?

Looking at why having two more pay per views between the Royal Rumble and Wrestlemania is wasting the Rumble.   https://wrestlingrumors.net/kbs-review-royal-rumble-thing/

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2016 (2017 Redo): Gold Rush Fever

I got a bit busy yesterday so here’s the last Rumble count-up of the year. Royal Rumble 2016 Date: January 24, 2016 Location: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida Attendance: 15,170 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton Now this one actually has my interest for a change. A year ago, WWE decided that the right […]

Royal Rumble 2017: I Can Go With That

Royal Rumble 2017 Date: January 29, 2017 Location: Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, Byron Saxton Corey Graves, John Bradshaw Layfield, Mauro Ranallo, David Otunga, Tom Phillips We’re finally here and I don’t know who wins the main event. The Royal Rumble really is that wide open this year and that hasn’t been the […]

Royal Rumble 2017 Preview

I really need to stop doing these when I’m half asleep, causing me to not post them on here on time.  Here it is for the sake of completion though. This might be my favorite show of the year. There’s something so simple about the idea of a bunch of people being in the ring […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2015: Let It Go

Royal Rumble 2015 Date: January 25, 2015 Location: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attendance: 17,164 Commentators: John Bradshaw Layfield, Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler Now this is one I’ve been looking forward to and dreading at the same time. I actually didn’t mind the main event the first time around but ever since then I haven’t […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2014: The Night it Changed

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 […]

KB’s Reviews Now Available in PAPERBACK

You’re all familiar with the Big Four WWE pay per views. Well now you can be even more familiar with them by picking up my collections of reviews, which are now available in PAPERBACK. After years of only having these as e-books I’ve gone through all of them, polished them up, and turned them into […]