Smackdown – August 21, 2003: There’s Your TV-MA

Smackdown Date: August 21, 2003 Location: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for Summerslam and by definition this show has to be better than Raw. I mean it’s not possible for it to be worse than the drek that they aired on Monday. Brock Lesnar vs. Kurt […]

Smackdown – January 16, 2018: This Was An Insult To America

Smackdown Date: January 16, 2018 Location: Laredo Energy Arena, Laredo, Texas Commentators: Corey Graves, Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton Please be better. The last few weeks haven’t been kind to Smackdown and I really could use a good episode to change things up a bit. The problem continues to be Daniel Bryan vs. Shane McMahon, which […]

Smackdown – August 14, 2003: The XFL, the WBF and Cracker Barrel vs. Bob Evans

Smackdown Date: August 14, 2003 Location: Savvis Center, St. Louis, Missouri Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re in a new era around here as Brock Lesnar has turned heel again, this time siding with Vince McMahon against Smackdown World Champion Kurt Angle. You can pretty much guarantee the Summerslam title match now, but it does beg […]

Smackdown – January 9, 2018: Maybe the Conspiracies Are Real

Smackdown Date: January 9, 2018 Location: Legacy Arena, Birmingham, Alabama Commentators: Corey Graves, Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton Things are getting a little dicey around here as the battle of the bosses continues. The big story is Daniel Bryan making a handicap match for the Royal Rumble where AJ Styles will defend the Smackdown World Title […]

Smackdown – August 7, 2003: Obvious Isn’t Bad

Smackdown Date: August 7, 2003 Location: Skyreach Place, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada Commentators: Tazz, Michael Cole Smackdown has some work to do to catch up with Raw, which announced an Elimination Chamber match for the upcoming Summerslam. Tonight Smackdown has a big match of its own though with Brock Lesnar vs. Vince McMahon in a […]

Smackdown – January 2, 2018: Cannon Fodder and Background Noise

Smackdown Date: January 2, 2018 Location: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida Commentators: Corey Graves, Byron Saxton, Tom Phillips It’s a new year on the blue show and that means it’s time to get ready for the Royal Rumble. There are a handful of names already announced and there’s a good chance that we’re going to get […]

Smackdown – July 31, 2003: Brock Done Screwed Up

Smackdown Date: July 31, 2003 Location: World Arena, Colorado Springs, Colorado Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re past the very good Vengeance and that means it’s time to gear up for Summerslam. The big story is Kurt Angle regaining the Smackdown World Title when he pinned Brock Lesnar. Other than that we have the continuing saga […]

Smackdown – December 26, 2017: There Is No Time For Humbug On Rusev Day

Smackdown Date: December 26, 2017 Location: Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton We’re still in Chicago to wrap up the year and the big story seems to be finding AJ Styles’ next challenger for the Smackdown World Title. We also need to find out what’s going on with the United […]

Vengeance 2003 (2017 Redo): The Show Smackdown Needed

Vengeance 2003 Date: July 27, 2003 Location: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Attendance: 9,500 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz This is the first ever Smackdown exclusive pay per view and for once I’m actually looking forward to it. They’ve done a much better job than usual of setting things up and there are multiple matches that could […]

Smackdown – June 24, 2003: I’m Trying To Believe

Smackdown Date: July 24, 2003 Location: Selland Arena, Fresno, California Commentators: Tazz, Michael Cole It’s the go home show for Vengeance and hopefully the improvements continue around here. The big story continues to be the McMahon family drama but the World Title scene is starting to heat up. There are a few other good things […]