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 – 1999: Transitioning

Summerslam 1999 Date: August 22, 1999 Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota Attendance: 17,130 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler This is the end of the summer for an interesting year in the WWF. The main event is the now mega heel HHH and the returning Mankind challenging Austin for the world title, but there’s another main […]

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 […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1995: It’s Just One Match. It’s Just One Match. It’s Just One Match.

Summerslam 1995 Date: August 27, 1995 Location: Pittsburgh Civic Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Attendance: 18,062 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon …..no. No please don’t make me do THIS show! I’ll pay you to not make me do this waste of a show. If there’s a bottom of the barrel for Summerslam and perhaps the WWF in […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1994: Switch Em Up

Summerslam 1994 Date: August 29, 1994 Location: United Center, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 23,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler Things have changed a lot in the last year. First and foremost, we’re living in Bret Hart’s WWF now as he regained the world title at Wrestlemania over Yokozuna, more or less vanquishing him once and for […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1993: And It All Comes Tumbling Down

Summerslam 1993 Date: August 30, 1993 Location: Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, Michigan Attendance: 23,954 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan A lot has changed in the last year. Bret won the WWF Title about three months after the last Summerslam but lost it at Wrestlemania to the monster Yokozuna. Yoko went on a path of […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1992: The Roar of the Crowd

Summerslam 1992 Date: August 31, 1992 Location: Wembley Stadium, London, England Attendance: 80,355 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan This is probably the most famous of all the Summerslams even to this day as we’re not only outside but for the first and only time ever, a regular PPV is being held in England. It’s another […]