Survivor Series Count-Up – 1994: Undertaker Isn’t Scared of Chuck Norris

Survivor Series 1994 Date: November 23, 1994 Location: Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas Attendance: 10,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Gorilla Monsoon Things weren’t all that great for the WWF at this time but Bret was doing well enough as the top man. However, they still needed someone new to come along and supplement him. That name […]

Smackdown – May 29, 2003: One Lies, the Other Punches

Smackdown Date: May 29, 2003 Location: Pensacola Civic Center, Pensacola, Florida Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re closing out the month with…a lie detector test! Yeah that’s the big draw this week: Mr. America is being forced to take a lie detector test after losing to Sean O’Haire last week. Somehow this was probably viewed as […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1992: A New Kind of Surviving

Survivor Series 1992 Date: November 25, 1992 Location: Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio Attendance: 17,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan This really is a different era in the WWF as we’re moving more towards a child friendly product with more over the top and at times cartoonish characters. It’s not the most interesting all the time, […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1991: Boom Goes the Hogan

Survivor Series 1991 Date: November 27, 1991 Location: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan Attendance: 17,500 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan This show marks a change of pace from the Survivor Series formula and it was for the better. The fans saw little to no reason to buy a pay per view with nothing on the […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1990: One of the Real Game Changers

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 […]

These Three Superstars Prove a Wrestling Background is Not Crucial to Success

The idea of a wrestling dynasty is one deeply ingrained into the WWE’s most ardent fans. Undeniably, dynasties such as the Hart Foundation, and the generations of Guerreros, Flairs and Anoa’is, have made professional wrestling the sports entertainment phenomenon it is today. Admittedly, the likes of Kurt Angle and Dolph Ziggler are living evidence of […]

Smackdown – April 10, 2003: The Old Men Program

Smackdown Date: April 10, 2003 Location: Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s tournament time and that means some bigger matches tonight. The tournament seems to be John Cena’s to win, especially with the FBI around to mess with Undertaker. Why he’s stuck with the FBI isn’t clear, but it’s also not clear […]

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 […]

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 […]