Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania IV: Macho Madness

Wrestlemania IV Date: March 27, 1988 Location: Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey Attendance: 18,165 Commentators: Jesse Ventura, Gorilla Monsoon Well the crowd is only about 1/5 the size of the one we had last year but there are even more matches this year. This is a one idea show: we’ve got […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1987: One of My Favorites

It’s time for another one of these which are always worth checking out. Starting Saturday 22nd, I’ll be posting a review of a Survivor Series until we get to the 2016 edition on November 21. These are the remastered versions from last year, save for a pair of updates. As usual, I’ll have a fresh […]

Wrestlemania IV: Tournaments Are Awesome!

Wrestlemania IV Date: March 27, 1988 Location: Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey Attendance: 18,165 Commentators: Jesse Ventura, Gorilla Monsoon Well the crowd is only about 1/5 the size of the one we had last year but there are even more matches this year. This is a one idea show: we’ve got […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1987: God Bless The 80s

It’s time for another one of these which are always worth checking out.  Starting Sunday the 26th (it wouldn’t be right if I didn’t miss at least a day), I’ll be posting a review of a Survivor Series until we get to the 2015 edition on November 22.  These are the versions from 2012, but […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania IV: Everyone Loves Tournaments!

Wrestlemania IV Date: March 27, 1988 Location: Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey Attendance: 18,165 Commentators: Jesse Ventura, Gorilla Monsoon Well the crowd is only about 1/5 the size of the one we had last year but there are even more matches this year. This is a one idea show: we’ve got […]

Wrestler of the Day – December 26: Rick Martel

Here’s a guy who was around for a long time and stayed at a high level throughout his run: Rick Martel.

Wrestler of the Day – November 21: Nikolai Volkoff

Time for a 300lb Lithuanian in Nikolai Volkoff.

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1987: Starting At The Top

Back in the 80s, PPV didn’t mean nearly as much as it did today. Until November of 1987, there was only one WWF PPV a year and that was Wrestlemania. Wrestlemania 3 was a huge success and it was clear that Wrestlemania 4 would be big too. Finally it dawned on them: why not do […]

Wrestler of the Day – June 28: Hart Foundation

The pink and black attack is back with the Hart Foundation.

Wrestler of the Day – March 12: Tito Santana

Today is Tito Santana for no reason other than there aren’t a ton of great choices today.