Starrcade 1984: Round One

Someone requested this a little while back so here you go.  Also, if you like this, I have a whole e-book of Starrcade reviews available right here. Starrcade 1984 Date: November 22, 1984 Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina Attendance: 16,000 Commentators: Gordon Solie, Bob Caudle There isn’t much else to say here. Other […]

Starrcade 1986: I Miss Magnum

Starrcade 1986 Date: November 27, 1986 Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina/The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia Attendance: 16,000/14,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Rick Stewart, Bob Caudle, Johnny Weaver Much like last year, this show had a subtitle: Night of the Skywalkers. In this case it was because of a tag team scaffold match, meaning a scaffold was […]

Repost: Wrestler of the Day – July 4: Dusty Rhodes

On the Fourth of July, who better than the American Dream? Today is Dusty Rhodes.

Wrestler of the Day – June 10: Magnum TA

Today might be the king of “what if’s”. It’s Magnum TA.

Wrestler of the Day – March 28: Arn Anderson

Today we’re looking at perhaps the greatest #2 of all time: Arn Anderson.

Wrestler of the Day – March 24: Ultimate Warrior

This was originally going to be Undertaker but things have changed. Today is Ultimate Warrior.

Wrestler of the Day – January 22: Tully Blanchard

After a string of some less than stellar picks, it’s time for the wrestler’s wrestler and an original Horseman: Tully Blanchard.

On This Day: November 28, 1985 – Starrcade 1985: The Best In The Series

Starrcade 1985 Date: November 28, 1985 Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina/The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia Commentators: Bob Caudle, Tony Schiavone   So we’re here in 1985 now and on to a new city in Atlanta. Wrestlemania has now debuted as the WWF and Hulk Hogan in particular are clearly something to be reckoned with. By […]

Superstars on the Superstation: The Original Clash of the Champions

Superstars on the Superstation Date: February 7, 1986 Location: The Omni, Atlanta, Georiga Attendance: 10,000 Commentators: David Crockett, Tony Schiavone This is a rare show that I’ve heard about for years. Basically it’s a fan selected card with four matches featuring top stars. You could think of this as the prototype for Clash of the […]

On This Day: June 2, 1988 – Clash of the Champions #2: Dusty and Sting vs. The Horsemen

Clash of the Champions 2: Miami Mayhem Date: June 8, 1988 Location: James L. Knight Center, Miami, Florida Attendance: 2,400 Commentators: Bob Caudle, Tony Schiavone It’s the second show in this series and the main event, while still a big match, isn’t quite Sting vs. Flair for the title. Instead Sting and Dusty are teaming […]