Survivor Series Count-Up – 1987: The Big Match Sequel

It’s time for another one of these which are always worth checking out. Starting Friday the 20th, I’ll be posting a review of a Survivor Series until we get to the 2017 edition on November 19. These are the versions from 2012, but earlier this month I went back and read through them again, fixing […]

Monday Night Raw – February 27, 1995 (100th Episode, 2017 Redo): They’ll Get Better At This

Monday Night Raw Date: February 27, 1995 Location: Macon Coliseum, Macon, Georgia Attendance: 2,751 Commentators: Jim Cornette, Vince McMahon Strike up the band because it’s the 100th episode! This time around we have a “live” appearance by Lawrence Taylor as the road to Wrestlemania continues. Other than that it’s Lex Luger vs. Tatanka in a […]

Monday Night Raw – February 20, 1995: Psycho Justice

Monday Night Raw Date: February 20, 1995 Location: Macon Coliseum, Macon, Georgia Attendance: 2,751 Commentators: Jim Cornette, Vince McMahon It’s actually a big show this week as we’re live with a big main event as Intercontinental Champion Jeff Jarrett challenges Diesel for the WWF World Title. In addition to that though, we’ll be finding out […]

Monday Night Raw – February 6, 1995: Big, Bad and….Well More Bad

Monday Night Raw Date: February 6, 1995 Location: Manatee Civic Center, Palmetto, Florida Attendance: 2,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Shawn Michaels We’re fresh off the Royal Rumble and that means it’s time to build towards Shawn vs. Diesel in about two months. Shawn being on commentary for these shows is a good idea as he’s certainly […]

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 […]