Monday Night Raw – December 20, 1993: New York Isn’t Memphis

Monday Night Raw Date: December 20, 1993 Location: Westchester County Civic Center, White Plains, New York Attendance: 3,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Shawn Michaels We’re getting close to wrapping up the year and that means it’s time to get ready for the Royal Rumble. Last week focused on setting up the casket match which will see […]

Royal Rumble 1994: As Weird As Undertaker Ever Got (And That’s Saying Something)

Royal Rumble 1994 Date: January 22, 1994 Location: Providence Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island Attendance: 14,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Ted DiBiase This is one of those shows where the good stuff is good but the bad stuff is REALLY bad. The main idea here is that someone has to stop Yokozuna, and it’s going to […]

Monday Night Raw – January 3, 1994: A New Year’s Hangover?

Monday Night Raw Date: January 3, 1994 Location: Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie, New York Commentators: Vince McMahon, Johnny Polo It’s a new year as we’re getting close to the start of the second year of Raw. We’re also getting close to the 1994 Royal Rumble and that means we’re still in the fallout of the […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania X: We’re Sorry Bret

Wrestlemania X Date: March 20, 1994 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 18,065 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler Anyone that has read my stuff over the years knows that I believe Wrestlemania X7 to be the undisputed best show ever. This is one of the small handful of shows that I […]

Wrestlemania Count-Up – Wrestlemania IX: It Really Is That Bad

Wrestlemania IX Date: April 4, 1993 Location: Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada Attendance: 16,981 Commentators: Jim Ross, Randy Savage, Bobby Heenan We’re into the Monday Night Raw era as things are definitely shifting to a new generation. The main event tonight is Bret Hart defending the title against the new monster known as Yokozuna. Other […]

Monday Night Raw – May 31, 1993: I Stand in Awe of Scott Steiner

Monday Night Raw Date: May 31, 1993 Location: Manhattan Center, New York City, New York Attendance: 750 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Randy Savage, Bobby Heenan We’re less than two weeks away from King of the Ring and it would be nice to have them actually plug more than one of the first round matches for a […]

Monday Night Raw – May 17, 1993: This is What Put Raw on the Map

Monday Night Raw Date: May 17, 1993 Location: Manhattan Center, New York City, New York Attendance: 1,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Randy Savage, Bobby Heenan To say these recent shows haven’t been interesting is a huge understatement. They’re just not working and haven’t been in almost the entire time the show has been on the air. […]

Monday Night Raw – May 10, 1993: When Mr. Clean Can’t Save You

Monday Night Raw Date: May 10, 1993 Location: Manhattan Center, New York City, New York Attendance: 1,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Randy Savage, Bobby Heenan It’s the start of a fresh taping cycle with a rematch for the Intercontinental Title. Jim Duggan wasn’t happy with losing his first shot at Shawn Michaels due to countout so […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1994: That Stupid Casket Match

Royal Rumble 1994 Date: January 22, 1994 Location: Providence Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island Attendance: 14,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Ted DiBiase This is one of those shows where the good stuff is good but the bad stuff is REALLY bad. The main idea here is that someone has to stop Yokozuna, and it’s going to […]

Royal Rumble Count-Up – 1993: The Japanese Invasion

Royal Rumble 1993 Date: January 24, 1993 Location: ARCO Arena, Sacramento, California Attendance: 16,000 Commentators: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan This is a pretty forgotten show for reasons that should be obvious. First of all, this is 1993, one of the worst years in company history from a creative standpoint. Bret is defending the title against […]