Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2013: Well Duh

Royal Rumble 2013 Date: January 27, 2013 Location: US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona Attendance: 13,00 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry Lawler This show was only a year ago and I can barely remember anything about it. Aside from the Rumble the big matches are the Rock challenging CM Punk for the WWE Title […]

Smackdown – August 22, 2002: Hear Us Roar!

Smackdown Date: August 22, 2002 Location: Crown Coliseum, Fayetteville, North Carolina Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for Summerslam and the show is finally starting to pick up some steam. The midcard is still in need of some work and thankfully that’s where Smackdown shines. Hopefully they don’t spend all night talking […]

Monday Night Raw – August 19, 2002 (2017 Redo): The Summer Heats Up

Monday Night Raw Date: August 19, 2002 Location: Norfolk Scope, Norfolk, Virginia Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the go home show for Summerslam 2002 and there’s actually a big match set up here as the Rock isn’t defending the WWE World Title against HHH. The other question is what Brock Lesnar will be doing […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2002: The Night HHH Deserved It

Royal Rumble 2002 Date: January 20, 2002 Location: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia Attendance: 12,915 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the first step to things falling downhill, as we’re a few months away from the Brand Split and things falling through the floor in quality. The main event tonight aside from the Rumble is […]

Smackdown – August 15, 2002: The Smackdown Several

Smackdown Date: August 15, 2002 Location: Key Arena, Seattle, Washington Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz With ten days to go before Summerslam, the Raw half of the card is mostly filled in. That leaves a lot of Smackdown to go and that could mean some interesting things going on. Now of course the important thing tonight […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2001: There’s Wrestlemania

Royal Rumble 2001 Date: January 21, 2001 Location: New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana Attendance: 16,056 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler Austin is back and that’s by far the biggest change from last year. He’s been on a warpath after Rikishi and I think HHH for running him down last year. Other than that there […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1999: How to Make the Reigns Formula Work

Royal Rumble 1999 Date: January 24, 1999 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Attendance: 14,816 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole What did I ever do to you people? I try to give you all a variety of stuff and somehow I always wind up with freaking Russo. Isn’t me freaking out over 2000 WCW enough for […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1998: Stone Cold! Stone Cold! Stone Cold!

Royal Rumble 1998 Date: January 18, 1998 Location: San Jose Arena, San Jose, California Attendance: 18,542 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the year of Austin and for once, the WWF is looking good going forward as the debcale that was the main event of Starrcade has caused WCW to hit a brick wall. The […]

Smackdown – August 1, 2002: The Summer of Stephanie

Smackdown Date: August 1, 2002 Location: Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s back to the blue show where Brock Lesnar is a monster and everyone else is just hoping he doesn’t come after them. On top of that though we have a new face force comprised of John Cena, Rey Mysterio […]

Monday Night Raw – July 29, 2002: The Turn After the Turn Before the Turn

Monday Night Raw Date: July 29, 2002 Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler We’re officially in the HHH Era on Raw but unfortunately he doesn’t really have a lot to do yet. Last week HHH debuted on the show and turned heel by beating up Shawn Michaels, but there’s absolutely […]