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 – 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

Roman’s Main Events

The weeping and gnashing of teeth over Roman Reigns winning the Elimination Chamber match and getting a fourth straight WrestleMania main event is in full effect now. But rather that fight people on the internet over it, I have a simple question. Which WrestleMania main event would you have taken Roman out of? I'm running … Continue reading Roman’s Main Events

Retro Recap – WrestleMania 2000

WrestleMania 2000 took place at kind of the midpoint of the Attitude Era in that the in ring action would get demonstrably better after this show than it had been before, thanks to an infusion of talent from WCW (Chris Jericho, Chris Benoit, Dean Malenko, Eddie Guererro, Perry Saturn) and their own ranks (Kurt Angle, … Continue reading Retro Recap – WrestleMania 2000

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