WWF New York City House Show – September 22, 1984: Welcome To The Family

WWF House Show Date: September 22, 1984 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 19,000 Commentators: Gene Okerlund, Gorilla Monsoon It’s another MSG house show from 1984, meaning Hulkamania is here but not to the level it would ultimately reach. The champ is in the house tonight and defending the title against […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania VII: No That Isn’t A Tear In My Eye

Wrestlemania VII Date: March 24, 1991 Location: Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 16,158 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Gorilla Monsoon Oh boy has a lot of stuff changed here. First of all, Jesse is gone from the company and is being replaced by a revolving door of replacements. Other than that we’ve got […]

On This Day: February 1, 1991 – The Main Event V: Hulk Hogan Is An American

The Main Event V Date: February 1, 1991 Location: Macon Coliseum, Macon, Georgia Attendance: 7,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Roddy Piper This is The Main Event, which is a spinoff from Saturday Night’s Main Event but rather than considering it a continuation, I’ve always considered it to be its own show. This was aired on Fridays […]

Proper Nostalgia In Modern Times

Last night was a good example of this.

Royal Rumble Count-Up: 2013 Redo – 1991: The Rumble It Is A Changing

Royal Rumble 1991 Date: January 19, 1991 Location: Miami Arena, Miami, Florida Attendance: 16,000 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Roddy Piper So it’s 1991 now and the US is at war (kind of). Therefore, the main event here, other than the Rumble of course, is Warrior defending the world title against Slaughter. This is a major changeover […]

AWA StarCage 1985: How Many Tag Matches Can We Fit On One Show?

AWA StarCage 1985 Date: April 21, 1985 Location: St. Paul Civic Center, St. Paul, Minnesota Commentators: Doug Cameron, Ken Resnick This is another of those AWA super shows and obviously, the main event is a cage match. 1985 is about the time where things started to go downhill in a hurry for these guys as […]

History of Summerslam Count-Up – 1991: Complete With Implied Prison Rape

Summerslam 1991 Date: August 26, 1991 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 20,000 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Gorilla Monsoon, Roddy Piper Obviously it’s a year later and there’s few differences. The main one is that Hogan is once again the world champion (stunning isn’t it?) and the Deadman has arrived. Other than […]

Wrestlemania #7: Should Real Life News Be Incorporated Into Angles?

As you know, this show was built around the real life Gulf War. This was viewed as stupid because the war was already over, but that’s not the point. Should there be angles based on real life events?

Wrestlemania Count-Up – #7: Can’t You Keep The War Going Just A Few More Months?

Wrestlemania 7 Date: March 24, 1991 Location: Los Angeles Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 16,158 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan America The Beautiful: Willie Nelson Now this was a most interesting show and one that I’ve always liked for some reason. The theme for this show was Stars and Stripes in light of the […]

Superstars of Wrestling – January 19, 1991 – The Rumble Is Tonight

Superstars of Wrestling Date: January 19, 1991 Location: SunDome, Tampa, Florida Commentators: Vince McMahon, Roddy Piper, Honky Tonk Man No Mercy 04 is downloading so I have a random Superstars to do. Most of the other ones I have are from 1988 but this is a stand alone one from 1991. We’re getting close to […]