On This Day: June 27, 1999 – King of the Ring 1999: Austin vs. A Briefcase

King of the Ring 1999 Date: June 27, 1999 Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina Attendance: 19,761 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross We’re at the very end of the Corporate Ministry here as Taker is champion and Austin is the CEO due to some complete insanity. The main event tonight is Austin vs. the McMahons […]

On This Day: March 26, 2001 – Monday Nitro: The White Flag Of The Monday Night Wars

Monday Nitro Date: March 26, 2001 Location: Boardwalk Beach Resort, Panama City, Florida Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Scott Hudson So in case you’re not getting the date or the significance, this is the final Nitro. Three days prior to this (or so) Vince bought WCW from Turner and the Monday Night War came to an end. […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania XVI: The Worst Show From The Best Year

Wrestlemania XVI Date: April 2, 2000 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Attendance: 18,034 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross This is also called Wrestlemania 2000 but the purist in me won’t let that happen. This is a step up over last year’s one match show as this year we have a two match show. The main […]

Monday Night Raw – June 7, 1999: The Higher Power Revealed

Monday Night Raw Date: June 7, 1999 Location: Fleet Center, Boston, Massachusetts Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler We’re just one week after Undertaker beat Austin for the title with the help of both McMahons and Austin broken heart due to Owen Hart passing away earlier in the night. Other than that it’s Rock vs. HHH […]

Monday Night Raw – January 4, 1999: My Favorite Moment Ever In Wrestling

Monday Night Raw Date: January 4, 1999 Location: DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts Attendance: 10,668 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler This is the second half of our double feature I guess you’d call it. I just got done posting the Fingerpoke of Doom show. This is the Raw from the same night which of course features […]

Survivor Series Count-Up 2012 Edition – 2001: The Biggest Wasted Opportunity In Wrestling History

Survivor Series 2001 Date: November 18, 2001 Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina Attendance: 10,142 Commentators: Jim Ross, Paul Heyman I’ve talked about the Invasion over and over and over as have a bunch of other people so I’ll spare you the big explanation of it. In short, WWF bought WCW and ECW (or close […]

Smackdown – April 13, 2000: Jericho vs. Stephanie Begins Here

Smackdown Date: April 13, 2000 Location: Ice Palace, Tampa, Florida Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler It’s another request and like most of them, I have no idea why it’s on my list. We’re on the way to Backlash 2000 but this isn’t the final show before it quite yet. Other than that there isn’t much […]

Monday Night Raw – April 10, 2000: I Can’t Believe It, But 2000 Actually Had Some Bad Shows

Monday Night Raw Date: April 10, 2000 Location: National Car Rental Center, Sunrise, Florida Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler Well after that mess of a 2002 show I just did, this is my reward I guess. We’re just after Wrestlemania and HHH is still champion. Other than that there isn’t much to say other than […]

History of Summerslam Count-Up – 2001: Austin Can Throw A Mean Suplex

Summerslam 2001 Date: August 19, 2001 Location: Compaq Center, San Jose, California Attendance: 15,293 Commentators: Jim Ross, Paul Heyman Ok, I know I usually say little is different, but in this case, just about everything is different. WCW in its original form is dead, having been bought by Vince for an insane two million dollars […]

Backlash 2009: The First Time Cena Got Blown Up

Backlash 2009 Date: April 26, 2009 Location: Dunkin’ Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island Attendance: 8,357 Commentators: Jim Ross, Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler Back with the final chronological Backlash before we jump back to 2006 to close out WWE PPVs. The main events tonight are Edge vs. Cena in a last man standing match and Legacy […]