Monday Night Raw – November 29, 1999: The Wedding

Monday Night Raw Date: November 29, 1999 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 13,222 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This was a special request for one specific reason: Test and Stephanie McMahon are getting married. Oh how I remember this and how I remember how you could feel the Russo effect, even though he’s […]

Smackdown – June 20, 2002: Rock Bottom

Smackdown Date: June 20, 2002 Location: ARCO Arena, Sacramento, California Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the final show before King of the Ring 2002 and we’re officially in the Kurt Angle is Bald era. As big of a change as it was, that would wind up being his signature look for years to come and […]

Smackdown – June 13, 2002: A Ratings Bonanza!

Smackdown Date: June 13, 2002 Location: Bi-Lo Center, Greenville, South Carolina Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re ten days away from King of the Ring and it’s really not looking like the most interesting thing in the world. Granted you could say that about almost any show around this point but this one is looking even […]

Smackdown – June 7, 2002: That Might Be A Record

Smackdown Date: June 6, 2002 Location: Cox Convention Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Attendance: 6,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re two and a half weeks away from King of the Ring and it looks like we’re coming up on Hulk Hogan vs. Kurt Angle and HHH challenging the Undertaker for the WWE World Title. Neither of […]

Smackdown – May 16, 2002: More Vince

Smackdown Date: May 16, 2002 Location: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for Judgment Day and luckily hopefully we should get something competent this week. Smackdown may not be great but they’re put together far better than Raw. At least this show has more than one top […]

Smackdown – May 2, 2002: The Expiration Date For Nostalgia

Smackdown Date: May 2, 2002 Location: Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Attendance: 10,000 Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’ve got a big match scheduled for tonight as WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan is defending against Chris Jericho. I’m sure we’ll get an explanation for why Smackdown can have a #1 contender when it’s been established that the […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2000: That One Show There

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: The Big One

Summerslam 1998 Date: August 30, 1998 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 21,588 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler A year has passed and a lot has changed. The biggest things of all are Austin being the WWF Champion and Raw dominating the Monday Night Wars. The Attitude Era is in full […]

Wrestler of the Day – August 22: D’Lo Brown

You’re looking at the real deal now. It’s D’Lo Brown.

Wrestler of the Day – August 8: Rikishi

Time for a novelty act that took off: Rikishi.