Retro Recap – One Night Stand 2008

I've been going through the years I missed while on breaks from watching wrestling, and now I'm halfway through 2008. 2007 ended on a pretty lackluster note with John Cena out injured for months and Chris Benoit's murder/suicide casting a huge shadow over the entire business and forcing some much needed cleaning up both in … Continue reading Retro Recap – One Night Stand 2008


Retro Recap – Bunkhouse Stampede

The Bunkhouse Stampede was the second attempt at pay per view for Jim Crockett Promotions and the NWA just two months after their first try, Starrcade 87, was dealt a pretty heavy blow by one Vince McMahon putting the screws to the cable companies and running an event on the same day. It was also … Continue reading Retro Recap – Bunkhouse Stampede

2019 Royal Rumble/Takeover Thoughts

OK no flowery introductions, let's get right to it. The Takeover Show They know their target audience and they give them what they want. I've spoken before about how that's easier to do because of certain structural differences, but I won't rehash that here. I thought the show was very good overall, but I do … Continue reading 2019 Royal Rumble/Takeover Thoughts

TLC 2018 Thoughts

First, the quick and easy stuff: The pre-show matches were fine. The Cruiserweight Title Match between Buddy Murphy and Cedric Alexander was good while the Guitar Match between Elias and Bobby Lashley did what it needed to do. The Cruiserweight division has been good most of the year and it's good to hear people chanting … Continue reading TLC 2018 Thoughts