On This Day – July 29, 1989: Saturday Night’s Main Event #22: The End Of AN Era

Saturday Night’s Main Event 22 Date: July 29, 1989 Location: Worchester Centrum, Worchester, Massachusetts Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jesse Ventura This show is kind of a mess on paper. It has Hogan vs. Honky and the Brain Busters vs. Demolition so the card isn’t that bad, but at the same time there’s nothing here that makes […]

On This Day: May 27, 1989 – Saturday Night’s Main Event #21: A Very Famous Cage Match

Saturday Night’s Main Event 21 Date: May 27, 1989 Location: Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Des Moines, Iowa Commentators: Jesse Ventura, Vince McMahon This is actually kind of a famous show if nothing else for one match. It’s the first big show after Mania 5 so Hogan is world champion once again, I believe for only the […]

On This Day: May 11, 1985 – Saturday Night’s Main Event #1: Dig That Wrestlemania Fallout

Saturday Night’s Main Event 1 Date: May 11, 1985 Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island, New York Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jesse Ventura So I figured this was a good one to get around to. This is the fallout show from Mania but there isn’t a ton of fallout. No one really knew what this […]

On This Day: April 28, 1990 – Saturday Night’s Main Event #26: Hogan Jerks The Curtain

Saturday Night’s Main Event 26 Date: April 28, 1990 Location: Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jesse Ventura This is the first show after Mania 6, so Warrior is your new world champion. Jesse Ventura is in one of his final shows tonight I think. Actually he would be around until August. For […]

On This Day: March 11, 1989 – Saturday Night’s Main Event #20: The Mega Powers Fuse Is Lit

Saturday Night’s Main Event 20 Date: March 11, 1989 Location: Hersheypark Arena, Hershey, Pennsylvania Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jesse Ventura We close it out with this. This would be the go home show for Mania 5. The Mega Powers have officially split and tonight Liz has to pick one of them. I feel like I’m on […]

On This Day: February 8, 1992 – Saturday Night’s Main Event #30: Just A Stop On The Road To Wrestlemania

Saturday Night’s Main Event 30 Date: February 8, 1992 Location: Lubbock Municipal Coliseum, Lubbock, Texas Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan We’re on FOX now so the show is about as dead as you could ask for. This is the followup to the 92 Rumble where Flair won the world title and Hogan actually teased a […]

On This Day: January 3, 1987 – Saturday Night’s Main Event #9: The End Of The Feud Before The Huge Feud

Saturday Night’s Main Event 9 Date: January 3, 1987 Location; Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, Connecticut Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jesse Ventura Well we’re around the time of Mania 3 but first Hogan has a big feud to end. This time it’s Paul Orndorff who he’s feuded with forever and it’s in a cage. Other than that […]

Saturday Night’s Main Event #1 – When A Cowboy Was A Good Gimmick

Saturday Night’s Main Event 1 Date: May 11, 1985 Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island, New York Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jesse Ventura So I figured this was a good one to get around to. This is the fallout show from Mania but there isn’t a ton of fallout. No one really knew what this […]