If You Ever Wondered Why The Expanded Kickoff Show Was A Bad Idea

It can lead to things like this.

Summerslam 2017: The Star of Stars

Summerslam 2017 Date: August 20, 2017 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Booker T., John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton, Tom Phillips It’s finally time for one of the biggest shows of the year as WWE takes over New York City all over again. This time around the big […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2016 (2017 Redo): The Bella, The Doctors and the SMASH

Summerslam 2016 Date: August 21, 2016 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Attendance: 15,974 Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton, Mauro Ranallo, David Otunga, John Bradshaw Layfield A year has passed since I saw this show and I can barely remember much about it. That’s very telling when you look at how […]

Summerslam 2017 Preview

This is going to be a long one. We’re less than two days away from “Summerslam 2017” and there are a staggering thirteen matches on the card. I know three of them are going to be on the Kickoff Show but sweet goodness that’s a lot of wrestling in one night. The card has grown […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2015: He Did….Kind Of….But It Didn’t Count.

Summerslam 2015 Date: August 23, 2015 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Attendance: 15,702 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler This show was only a year ago and I barely remember anything about it save for the two main events. It really is amazing that these shows have just stopped standing […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2014: I Still Don’t Believe It

Summerslam 2014 Date: August 17, 2014 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,079 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler Time for a redo of a show with a main event billed as the Biggest Fight of the Summer. The more I think of that line, the more I like it. The main […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2013 (2017 Redo): I’m Still Right

Summerslam 2013 Date: August 18, 2013 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,166 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, John Bradshaw Layfield This is the show that was voted on for the annual redo and I can’t say I’m complaining. The show was instantly revered and it held up when I watched it the second […]

Back on the PPW Podcast

  This is one of my favorite shows to be on as the host is one of the best read fans I’ve ever talked to.  We’re going over all things Summerslam for an hour with a look at this year’s card plus our favorite matches and shows from history.  Check it out as it’s definitely […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2011: Kevin Nash and the Really Stupid Idea

Summerslam 2011 Date: August 14, 2011 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 17.404 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Booker T This is a pretty big show with the blowoffs to two amazing feuds. The headlining act match is CM Punk vs. John Cena in a champion vs. champion match and the rematch to their […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2010: Dang It Cena

Summerslam 2010 Date: August 15, 2010 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,178 Commentators: Matt Striker, Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler Tonight’s show focuses on one idea: the Nexus Invasion. Back in February of 2010 ECW was replaced by a new competition show called NXT. Eight rookies tried to become the next WWE Superstar with […]