Smackdown – April 24, 2003: This Didn’t Change My Mind

Smackdown Date: April 24, 2003 Location: Gaylord Entertainment Center, Nashville, Tennessee Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for Backlash and we have a Smackdown main event. This time around it’s going to be rookie upstart John Cena challenging Brock Lesnar for the Smackdown World Title, meaning it’s likely time for a big […]

Smackdown – April 17, 2003: The Old (Really Old) Smackeroo

Smackdown Date: April 17, 2003 Location: Norfolk Scope, Norfolk, Virginia Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s tournament night as we have the finals to crown a new #1 contender. John Cena will be facing Chris Benoit, which is pretty much the best final they could have gone for. Cena should be the favorite after having spent […]

Smackdown – April 3, 2003: Tournament Rush

Smackdown Date: April 3, 2003 Location: Spokane Arena, Spokane, Washington Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re past Wrestlemania and that means it’s time to reset a few things. It also means that we don’t have Kurt Angle around for a long time as he needs a fresh bandage on that pesky broken neck of his. Brock […]

Smackdown – January 16, 2003: Can We Lose The Grieving Widow?

Smackdown Date: January 16, 2003 Location: Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re at the go home show for the Royal Rumble and you wouldn’t really know based on the TV they’ve been building towards it. The Rumble itself has taken a huge backseat to almost everything else, including tonight […]

Smackdown – January 9, 2003: The One With The Dead Guy

Smackdown Date: January 9, 2003 Location: Tuscon Convention Center, Tuscon, Arizona Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re getting closer to the Royal Rumble and tonight we’ll be finding out the fifteen Smackdown names in the match. Other than that though, we’re still building to Chris Benoit vs. Kurt Angle for Angle’s Smackdown World Title. It’s hard […]

Smackdown – December 19, 2002: They’re Better Than This

Smackdown Date: December 19, 2002 Location: St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re past the last pay per view of the year and that means we only have two Smackdowns left. The big story on the Smackdown side is Kurt Angle becoming the new Smackdown World Champion, having defeated Big Show […]

Armageddon 2002: Nine H’s and a Not So Secret Video

Armageddon 2002 Date: December 15, 2002 Location: National Car Rental Center, Sunrise, Florida Attendance: 9,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler In case you didn’t get this from the Raw’s leading up to this show, this is ALL about HHH vs. Shawn Michaels. It’s so much about them that we’re seeing them fight […]

Smackdown – December 12, 2002: It’s Like NXT But Not

Smackdown Date: December 12, 2002 Location: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the final stop before the final pay per view of the year and there are two major stories at the moment. First up we have Kurt Angle becoming the new #1 contender to Big Show’s Smackdown World Title, meaning the […]

Smackdown – December 5, 2002: One Of My Favorite Matches

Smackdown Date: December 5, 2002 Location: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re getting close to the end of the year and thankfully there are no turkeys involved this week. However there’s still Big Show, who can indeed be put in the F5 and chokeslams people through tables. Hopefully we get to […]

Super Tuesday 2002: We Didn’t Forget About You Kane

Super Tuesday Date: November 12, 2002 Location: FleetCenter, Boston, Massachusetts/Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, New Hampshire Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz This is a one off special that aired on UPN as a way to help hype up Survivor Series. Each show taped a bonus match so we have something from both sides, […]