Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania VI: Dig That Crowd Man

Wrestlemania VI Date: April 1, 1990 Location: SkyDome, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Attendance: 67,678 Commentators: Jesse Ventura, Gorilla Monsoon Time for another historic main event and in this case it’s probably Hogan’s best match ever. After Hogan basically beat every heel in the company, the only thing left to do was to have someone new come […]

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 […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1990: The Showdown

Royal Rumble 1990 Date: January 21, 1990 Location: Orlando Arena, Orlando, Florida Attendance: 16,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Jesse Ventura We hit the 90s and there’s a bit of a new feel to the company with that new decade. Things are now being made to look a little newer and it’s probably a good thing that […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1989: Big John Rumble

Royal Rumble 1989 Date: January 15, 1989 Location: The Summit, Houston, Texas Attendance: 19,000 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Jesse Ventura This is the first PPV version of the show and things have changed a lot. Tonight, everyone is in the match and they’re focusing more on the idea of every man being for himself. The match […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 2010: Oh Nexus. You Guys Sucked.

Survivor Series 2010 Date: November 21, 2010 Location: American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida Attendance: 8,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Matt Striker On the other side of the company, the Smackdown main event is Kane defending his Smackdown World Title against Edge. Kane cashed in his Money in the Bank briefcase an hour or so […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1990: For Whom The Debuting Bell Tolls

Survivor Series 1990 Date: November 22, 1990 Location: Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, Connecticut Attendance: 16,000 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Roddy Piper This is a somewhat different show that in recent years as we have a main event of sorts. It was never tried again and that’s probably the best idea. It’s called the Grand Finale Match […]

Thought of the Day: The Feud That Hogan Lost

In honor of the first Survivor Series being reposted. It’s a rare case but Hulk Hogan lost the feud to Andre the Giant.

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 […]

Monday Night Raw – May 15, 1995: They’re Already Dying

Monday Night Raw Date: May 15, 1995 Location: Broome County Arena, Binghamton, New York Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler We’re past In Your House and that means it’s time to go towards……towards……dang it we’re going towards King of the Ring 1995. Diesel is still WWF World Champion as Sid still can’t win a singles title. […]

Monday Night Raw – May 8, 1995: Bart Gunn Saved This Show

Monday Night Raw Date: May 8, 1995 Location: Civic Auditorium, Omaha, Nebraska Attendance: 5,800 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler This is a bad time as it’s the go home show for In Your House but that means we’re coming up on King of the Ring 1995, which is one of the worst shows of all […]