Royal Rumble Count-Up – 2002: The Night HHH Deserved It

Royal Rumble 2002 Date: January 20, 2002 Location: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia Attendance: 12,915 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the first step to things falling downhill, as we’re a few months away from the Brand Split and things falling through the floor in quality. The main event tonight aside from the Rumble is […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1999: How to Make the Reigns Formula Work

Royal Rumble 1999 Date: January 24, 1999 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Attendance: 14,816 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole What did I ever do to you people? I try to give you all a variety of stuff and somehow I always wind up with freaking Russo. Isn’t me freaking out over 2000 WCW enough for […]

Smackdown – May 24, 2001: The TV Debut

This was requested recently but it was written over five years ago, meaning it might not be up to my usual standards. Smackdown Date: May 24, 2001 Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz This is a request I got a few months ago and got too busy to get around to until […]

Smackdown – July 18, 2002: And There It Is

Smackdown Date: July 18, 2002 Location: First Union Arena, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz It’s the go home show for Vengeance but the bigger story here is the in ring return of the Rock who will be facing Kurt Angle to warm up for his World Title match on Sunday. Other than that we […]

Daily News Update – December 10, 2016

When Could Chris Jericho Be Leaving WWE? http://wrestlingrumors.net/when-could-chris-jericho-be-leaving-wwe/ What Other Gimmicks Were Considered for Charlotte vs. Sasha Banks? December 7, 2016. http://wrestlingrumors.net/what-other-gimmicks-were-considered-for-charlotte-vs-sasha-banks/ Two NXT Tag Team Title Matches Announced. December 8, 2016. http://wrestlingrumors.net/two-nxt-tag-team-title-matches-announced/ Update on the NXT Title Situation. December 8, 2016. http://wrestlingrumors.net/update-on-the-nxt-title-situation/ Ring of Honor Title to be Defended at “Wrestle Kingdom 11.” December […]

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 […]

Monday Night Raw – June 17, 2002: Maybe He Should Have Left Earlier

Monday Night Raw Date: June 17, 2002 Location: The Arena in Oakland, Oakland, California Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the go home show for King of the Ring and that means we’re getting the first two quarterfinal matches tonight. Unfortunately it means we’re also getting more of the mess that Raw has become. However, […]

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 […]

Monday Night Raw – June 10, 2002 (2016 Redo): A Missing Rattlesnake, An Owner and One Disgusting Promo

Monday Night Raw Date: June 10, 2002 Location: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia Attendance: 8,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler Steve Austin is gone and he’s not coming back for a long time. Austin walked out of the company earlier in the day before this show due to not wanting to lose to Brock Lesnar in […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 2003: When One GM Isn’t Enough

Survivor Series 2003 Date: November 16, 2003 Location: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas Attendance: 13,487 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole, Tazz This is the first of two redos that I’ll be doing for the year. It’s an interesting time for WWE and Raw in particular as there are two General Managers for the […]