Retro Recap – WrestleMania 6

It's been a while since I've done one of these, and with 'Mania being around the corner I figured I'd get back on the old bicycle. WrestleMania 6 was the first one that I watched live, on something called closed circuit TV. Pay per view was alive and well but the WWF decided to show … Continue reading Retro Recap – WrestleMania 6


Retro Recap – WrestleMania VII

WrestleMania VII.....did Vince think we were stupid?  I generally believe that in the long view, Vince knows what he's doing better than us laymen.  But in the short run, like anyone else, he's had his share of brain farts.  This was one of them.  Wrestlemania VII, dubbed Superstars and Stripes Forever, was a blatant, jingoistic … Continue reading Retro Recap – WrestleMania VII

Retro Recap – Summerslam 1988

With Summerslam going down on Sunday I thought it would be cool to look back at the original show, Summerslam 1988.  Summerslam was a further expansion of the WWF into the pay per view world.  WrestleMania had been established in March/early April, and the Survivor Series was put up in November to stick it to … Continue reading Retro Recap – Summerslam 1988

My favorite WrestleMania Moments

It's WrestleMania weekend, and everybody has their favorite WrestleMania moments.  That includes me, so I'm giving my favorite moments from the biggest show of the year.  I'm only counting shows that I watched live as they happened, so this Shawnnn Michaels-Ric Flair match that I'm watching as I type but didn't see when it happened … Continue reading My favorite WrestleMania Moments