What about Chris Benoit?

The past week or so has seen a resurgence in mentions of the name Chris Benoit, obviously set off by the first two episodes of the Dark Side of the Ring series on Vice TV. And with it the weird discussion about how he should be handled by us and the WWE given how he … Continue reading What about Chris Benoit?


Retro Recap – WrestleMania 18

WrestleMania 18 was in the middle of a hangover of sorts for the WWE. The Invasion angle was over, having limped to the finished line after a rousing start, and now the roster was somewhat of a mess with people who'd been around for a while, holdovers from the WCW/ECW alliance, and a few additions … Continue reading Retro Recap – WrestleMania 18

Retro Recap – Starrcade 1998

Starrcade 98 was a real crossroads moment of sorts for WCW.  After a year of losing ground in the TV ratings war to the WWF but still making good money otherwise, they had to decide what direction to take their biggest star of the moment, Goldberg, and what to do with the remnants of the … Continue reading Retro Recap – Starrcade 1998

Retro Recap – Unforgiven 2004

Unforgiven went down in September of 2004, about a month after Summerslam.  The company was still reeling a bit from Brock Lesnar leaving after WrestleMania XX, and was getting by with JBL as the main champion on Smackdown while Triple H's Evolution (with Ric Flair and two youngsters named Randy Orton and Bautista) was sucking … Continue reading Retro Recap – Unforgiven 2004

Survivor Series 2016 Recap

Women's Elimination Match: Team RAW (Charlotte, Sasha Banks, Bayley, Nia Jax, and Alicia Fox) vs Team Smackdown (Becky Lynch, Naomi, Alexa Bliss, Carmella, and Nikki Bella)  We get our first swerve of the night as Nikki Bella doesn't make it to the ring .and is found backstage laid out.  Natalya conveniently offers to take her … Continue reading Survivor Series 2016 Recap