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 – 2008: One of the Good Ones

Summerslam 2008 Date: August 17, 2008 Location: Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana Attendance: 15,997 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz, Todd Grisham, Matt Striker For the first time in a few years, it feels like we’ve got a big card tonight. It’s a double main event with Undertaker vs. Edge inside the Cell and […]

Smackdown – September 30, 2005: Not Bad For An Old Guy

Smackdown Date: September 30, 2005 Location: Laredo Entertainment Center, Laredo, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz Welcome back to the “I Have No Idea Why This Was Requested Corner”. This would be coming up on No Mercy 2005 so Eddie Guerrero is chasing Smackdown World Champion Batista. It’s also a pretty forgotten era for Smackdown but […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2005: Hey Old Guys!

Summerslam 2005 Date: August 21, 2005 Location: MCI Center, Washington D.C. Attendance: 18,156 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Tazz, Michael Cole, Jonathan Coachman Tonight is the first show in a long time with a special attraction main event. Tonight’s main event is the returning Hulk Hogan vs. Shawn Michaels in a match billed as legend […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2004: The First of a Whole Lot

Summerslam 2004 Date: August 15, 2004 Location: Air Canada Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Attendance: 17,640 Announcers: Jim Ross, Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Tazz A year has passed but not a lot has really changed. Evolution still runs Raw but Benoit has jumped shows and is the World Champion. Over on Smackdown we have Angle in […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2001: Even WCW Can’t Screw This One Up

Summerslam 2001 Date: August 19, 2001 Location: Compaq Center, San Jose, California Attendance: 15,293 Commentators: Jim Ross, Paul Heyman Much like last year, a lot has changed in the last year. For one thing the Monday Night Wars are over and the WWF has absorbed the other two major companies to form the superpower that […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2000: Oh Yeah. This Exists.

Summerslam 2000 Date: August 27, 2000 Location: Raleigh Entertainment and Sports Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina Attendance: 18,124 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is another show that I barely remember at all. A lot has changed since last time and it’s dramatically changed the card. To begin with, Austin is out with neck surgery and […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1998: It Don’t Get No Bigger Than This (For Summerslam)

Summerslam 1998 Date: August 30, 1998 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 21,588 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the Summerslam you guys requested that I do for the third time and I’m very glad that you picked a good one. 1998 was the year where the WWF really turned […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1997: Where It All Changes

Summerslam 1997 Date: August 3, 1997 Location: Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey Attendance: 20,213 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon, Jim Ross We’re in a very different era now as the WWF has finally realized they needed to step things up against WCW. The result was the rise of Steve Austin in his war […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1996: Breaking Is Up Is Hard. Like an Urn.

Summerslam 1996 Date: August 18, 1996 Location: Gund Arena, Cleveland, Ohio Attendance: 17,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jim Ross, Mr. Perfect Things have changed quite a bit since last year. For one thing, the NWO currently has its foot on the WWF’s neck but no one knew how bad it was going to get. Shawn was […]