Smackdown – December 26, 2002: He’s Got Guys

Smackdown Date: December 26, 2002 Location: Tulsa Convention Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the final show of the year as we’re getting ready to start the build towards the Royal Rumble. We also have Brock Lesnar vs. Paul Heyman/Big Show/Kurt Angle in a feud that is likely to lead to a major […]

Smackdown – May 23, 2017: Do You Know the Way to St. Louis?

Smackdown Date: May 23, 2017 Location: Huntington Center, Toledo, Ohio Commentators: Tom Phillips, John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton Somehow we’re living in Jinder Mahal’s WWE, which could mean several things. First of all, we’re in for a Punjabi celebration tonight, which could mean a good number of possibilities. On top of that Mahal needs a […]

Smackdown – December 19, 2002: They’re Better Than This

Smackdown Date: December 19, 2002 Location: St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re past the last pay per view of the year and that means we only have two Smackdowns left. The big story on the Smackdown side is Kurt Angle becoming the new Smackdown World Champion, having defeated Big Show […]

Smackdown – May 16, 2017: Why Can’t I Remember This Show?

Smackdown Date: May 16, 2017 Location: SNHU Arena, Manchester, New Hampshire Commentators: Tom Phillips, John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton We’re back stateside with the go home show for Sunday’s Backlash. We have a few matches announced as it’s Baron Corbin vs. Randy Orton and a “first time ever” match between Jinder Mahal and AJ Styles. […]

Smackdown – December 12, 2002: It’s Like NXT But Not

Smackdown Date: December 12, 2002 Location: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the final stop before the final pay per view of the year and there are two major stories at the moment. First up we have Kurt Angle becoming the new #1 contender to Big Show’s Smackdown World Title, meaning the […]

Smackdown – May 9, 2017: The British Curse Turns Blue

Smackdown Date: May 9, 2017 Location: 02 Arena, London, England Commentators: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, John Bradshaw Layfield We’re taped tonight from London as we have less than two weeks before Backlash. That means it’s Jinder Mahal time tonight and we get to see more of his rapid fire build towards being a main eventer. […]

Smackdown – December 5, 2002: One Of My Favorite Matches

Smackdown Date: December 5, 2002 Location: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re getting close to the end of the year and thankfully there are no turkeys involved this week. However there’s still Big Show, who can indeed be put in the F5 and chokeslams people through tables. Hopefully we get to […]

Smackdown – May 2, 2017: The Chris Jericho Alarm Clock

Smackdown Date: May 2, 2017 Location: Save Mart Center, Fresno, California Commentators: Tom Phillips, John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton Things are back to normal now and that means we’re in the Jinder Mahal Could Be World Champion Era. Mahal cost Randy Orton the House of Horrors match on Sunday to help set up the title […]

Smackdown – November 28, 2002: Thank You For Stephanie, Wrestling, Stephanie, Brock Lesnar and Stephanie

Smackdown Date: November 28, 2002 Location: Carolina Center, Columbia, South Carolina Commentators: Michael Cole, Ernest Miller It’s time for a special Thanksgiving show with guest star Scott Steiner. I’m not sure how wrestling is supposed to have guest stars but in theory it’s because Steiner isn’t on the Smackdown roster. I mean, he’s not on […]

Smackdown – April 25, 2017: Stairway to Nothing

Smackdown Date: April 25, 2017 Location: Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, Iowa Commentators: John Bradshaw Layfield, Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton Can we call this a go home show? I mean, Payback is a Raw show but it feels like half of the major matches are built around Smackdown talent, or at least a combination of […]