On This Day: December 28, 1997 – Starrcade 1997: How To Kill An Empire In Three Hours

Starrcade 1997 Date: December 28, 1997 Location: MCI Center, Washington, D.C. Attendance: 17,500 Commentators: Eric Bischoff, Dusty Rhodes, Mike Tenay   Tonight is WCW’s night. After a year and a half of being dominated by the NWO, tonight is the night that WCW stands up and says this is our company and you’re not taking […]

On This Day: December 22, 1997 – Monday Nitro: The Dumbest Idea In A Long Time

Monday Nitro #119 Date: December 22, 1997 Location: Macon Coliseum, Macon, Georgia Attendance: 7,615 Commentators: Larry Zbyszko, Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay, Bobby Heenan Amazingly enough, we’re actually at the go home show for Starrcade. This is yet another three hour show which would become the norm soon after this. The wrestling on this episode means […]

On This Day: April 12, 2000 – Thunder: It Takes Guts, Talent and Insanity To Book Like This

Thunder Date: April 12, 2000 Location: World Arena, Colorado Springs, Colorado Attendance: 3,118 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay, Bobby Heenan, Mark Madden This is another show that I rarely talk about due to the high levels of suck which surround it. This was WCW’s second show and this is from a time period where the […]

On This Day: March 24, 1996 – Uncensored 1996: My Favorite Review

Uncensored 1996 Date: March 24, 1996 Location: Tupelo Coliseum, Tupelo, Mississippi Attendance: 9,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, Dusty Rhodes When I was a kid, this show looked completely awesome. I mean, Sting and Booker T vs. the Road Warriors in a street fight? Hogan and Savage against ten guys in a cage match? All […]

Halloween Havoc 1998: Even For WCW, This Was A Big Mess

Halloween Havoc 1998 Date: October 25, 1998 Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada Attendance: 10,663 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, Mike Tenay This is a rather famous show for all the wrong reasons. If 1997 was the bullet that took down WCW (which it was), this was the infection that got into the […]

Monday Nitro – July 24, 2000: The Most Head Shaking Hour Of Wrestling Ever

Monday Nitro Date: July 24, 2000 Location: CSU Convocation Center, Cleveland, Ohio Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Scott Hudson, Mark Madden This is another request that was made so long ago that I don’t remember the reason behind it at all. We’re just after Bash at the Beach 2000 and Booker T is the new world champion. […]

Uncensored 1995: They’re Fighting In A Truck. On A Road. For Hours.

Uncensored 1995 Date: March 19, 1995 Location: Tupelo Coliseum, Tupelo, Mississippi Attendance: 5,782 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan So here we are at what managed to win back to back worst show of the year awards from Meltzer: Uncensored. The idea is WCW has washed their hands of the show which is stupid for reasons […]

Clash of the Champions #24 – THE SHOCKMASTER SHOW!

Clash of the Champions 24 Date: August 18, 1993 Location: Ocean Center, Daytona Beach, Florida Attendance: 8,903 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Jesse Ventura Since I only have six of these to go in total, I think it’s time for an old fashioned marathon. I’ll knock these out as fast as I can so I’ll finally be […]