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Sunday Pre-Summerslam Chatty Thread

My irritations with the blog continue as we're down this morning and no word on what's going on yet again.

Talk about the impending SummerSlam here!  There was a big swing in odds for Nakamura this morning, although that doesn't mean a title switch necessarily.

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NXT – January 17, 2018

NXT Date: January 17, 2018 Location: Center Stage Theater, Atlanta, Georgia Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness, Percy Watson We’re still in Atlanta as we’re heading towards Philadelphia for the next Takeover. Last week saw the Undisputed Era beat down Aleister Black to end the show, earning Adam Cole an Extreme Rules match with Black in ... Read moreNXT – January 17, 2018

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Question about WWF TV in Canada in the 80’s and 90’s

Scott, In Canada in the 80’s and 90’s did you get any (or all) of these shows? WWF Challenge (was this re-branded as something else there? I see a show on YouTube called WWF Cavalcade but I’m not sure if that was Challenge matches or what…) WWF Prime Time Wrestling WWF Mania WWF Action Zone ... Read moreQuestion about WWF TV in Canada in the 80’s and 90’s

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Royal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2008

The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2008 – Live, in HD, from Madison Square Garden. This rant will also be presented in widescreen, so adjust your margins to 100 columns to match. – Your hosts are Michael Cole and The Coach and Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler and Joey Styles and Tazz. Ric Flair ... Read moreRoyal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2008

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Retro Ramblings plug

Hey Scott, it’s your friendly neighbourhood Chrononaut here. Just wondering if I could get a plug on the blog for my review of the first Clash of the Champions on Retro Ramblings. I’m going to be posting my reviews there once a week and this is the first one. Thanks! http://ift.tt/2DeRaXz Chrono

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WWF The Main Event – November 23rd, 1990

November 23, 1990 From the Allen County Coliseum in Ft. Wayne, IN. The show was taped on 10/30. Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Roddy Piper   Gene Okerlund is backstage with Ted DiBiase. We are shown his early vignettes where he bought out a public pool and kicked everyone out and even paid for ... Read moreWWF The Main Event – November 23rd, 1990

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Ric Flair’s NWA World Heavyweight Title Bookings – 1/83-5/83

Have you seen this yet? That schedule was insane!  Tim Hornbaker (@TimHornbaker) 1/14/18, 2:44 PM Ric Flair's NWA World Heavyweight Title Bookings (1/83-5/83) – Official Schedule put out by booker Jim Barnett. Ric @RicFlairNatrBoy http://pic.twitter.com/KXqDBfd1f8 ​Yeah, Dave was telling a story on the radio show the other day, about how Nick Bockwinkel was half-ass offered ... Read moreRic Flair’s NWA World Heavyweight Title Bookings – 1/83-5/83

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Never got the appeal

Who are some figures from the wrestling world whose popularity or appeal you never understood? Gotta start with Gene Okerlund. An a-ok presenter and moderator, but nothing special at all. Also his grabbing and thirsty behavior towards women half (or more) his age was always offputting Never understood the love of Roddy Piper. Always found ... Read moreNever got the appeal

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The SmarK Rant for WWE Summerslam 2006–01.20.06

The SmarK Rant for WWE Summerslam 2006 – 08.20.06 (Originally written 01.16.18) Live from Boston, MA, drawing 16,000 people and doing 540,000 buys (down from the year before by about 100K and really the start of the big downward plunge for the show’s buyrate until the Network killed off PPV for good.) Your hosts are ... Read moreThe SmarK Rant for WWE Summerslam 2006–01.20.06

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Smackdown – January 16, 2018

Smackdown Date: January 16, 2018 Location: Laredo Energy Arena, Laredo, Texas Commentators: Corey Graves, Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton Please be better. The last few weeks haven’t been kind to Smackdown and I really could use a good episode to change things up a bit. The problem continues to be Daniel Bryan vs. Shane McMahon, which ... Read moreSmackdown – January 16, 2018

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Tuesday Smackdown and 205 Live Thread

Jey Uso was a bad boy over the weekend, getting arrested for a DUI in Texas.  I have a feeling they might be dropping the tag titles right away. Roman Reigns was an even worse boy, according to various breaking sources on the subject.  He allegedly was a big client of a steroid dealer who ... Read moreTuesday Smackdown and 205 Live Thread

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Reigns on Roids

Cultaholic (former whatculture guys) reported that a jailed steroid dealer named Roman Reigns as a client. Obviously there's no evidence to this but let's pretend because the image of Vince spazzing out is just too priceless. Let's say Roman gets popped for wellness right after the Rumble… his second violation. What do you think Vince ... Read moreReigns on Roids

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What the World Was Watching: Monday Night RAW – July 31, 1995

–Todd Pettengill hypes tonight’s tag team title match between Owen Hart and Yokozuna and Razor Ramon and Savio Vega. –Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are tonight’s commentary team and they are taped from Louisville, Kentucky. -Opening Contest:  King Mabel (w/Sir Mo) (9-1) pins Nick Barberri after a belly-to-belly suplex at 3:12: Barberri lands on his ... Read moreWhat the World Was Watching: Monday Night RAW – July 31, 1995

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Monday Night Raw – January 15, 2018

With Bayless away for a bit, I’ll be filling in on the Raw reviews for the time being.   Monday Night Raw Date: January 15, 2018 Location: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Booker T. It’s the go home show for the Raw 25th Anniversary Show which is the go home ... Read moreMonday Night Raw – January 15, 2018

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WWF 1990 Survivor Series

November 22, 1990 From the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, CT Your hosts are Gorilla Monsoon and Roddy Piper Gene Okerlund is backstage with The Ultimate Warriors and we get some wacky promos about how they will all survive.   The Perfect Team (Demolition w/ Mr. Fuji & Mr. Perfect w/ Bobby Heenan) vs. The ... Read moreWWF 1990 Survivor Series

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The Chrononaut Chronicles: TNA Hardcore War – June 9, 2006

TNA makes their Northeast debut as they invade the ECW Arena! Samoa Joe defends the X Division Title against AJ Styles and Christopher Daniels in yet another three-way classic, Rhino battles Jeff Jarrett, and more ECW-style insanity than you can shake a barbed-wire baseball bat at! The Chrononaut Chronicles: TNA Hardcore War 2006 – Friday, ... Read moreThe Chrononaut Chronicles: TNA Hardcore War – June 9, 2006

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Richochet/WWE

http://ift.tt/2mMpN0T Long overdue. ​Much like Hideo Itami, he has to give it a try, if nothing else.  He's gonna rip shit up in NXT, but I don't know how it's going to work on the main roster.  ​

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Richochet/WWE

http://ift.tt/2mMpN0T Long overdue. ​Much like Hideo Itami, he has to give it a try, if nothing else.  He's gonna rip shit up in NXT, but I don't know how it's going to work on the main roster.  ​

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BoD Daily Update: January 16, 2018

WWE.com Mixed Match Challenge Preview http://ift.tt/2DdcOzr   Kevin Owens Pulled Off Of Live Events Due to Injury The injury is pre-existing and not described as serious but he was pulled off of this past weekend’s live events http://ift.tt/2FGA2LY   Impact Wrestling Grants Laurel Van Ness Her Release http://ift.tt/2ELzkMb   Kayfabe Commentaries Releases Breaking Kayfabe with ... Read moreBoD Daily Update: January 16, 2018

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Royal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2009

(It’s kind of funny that I did a “Scott Sez” version of this one six years ago, and now I’ve pretty much gotta go through and redo it because a bunch of stuff is out of date.)  The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2009 – Live from Detroit, MI – Your hosts are Cole, ... Read moreRoyal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2009

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Old NJPW Reviews

Hey Scott, Long time fan (way back in the Wrestleline days). With your recent review of Wrestle Kingdom, I was wondering if you were going to be doing more reviews on NJPW. Especially older content like the NJPW/WCW supershows from the early 90s. I'm not super educated on certain eras of NJPW and I'm curious ... Read moreOld NJPW Reviews

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Monday Night Open Mic

Howdy Blog O’Doomers! Little late tonight but I got in before RAW began and we’ve got two more shows before the 2018 Royal Rumble which starts the Road to Wrestlemania. Expect more entrants tonight and the other matches on the card to begin to get finalized. No more Monday football. Massive Cavs-Warriors game headlines the ... Read moreMonday Night Open Mic

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Royal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2010

The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2010 – Live from Atlanta, GA. – Your hosts are Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and Matt Striker. ECW World title: Christian v. Ezekiel Jackson Apparently Jackson won a battle royale to earn a title shot. How original. Really, isn’t it time to put a bullet in this belt ... Read moreRoyal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2010

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WWF 1990 Survivor Series Showdown

November 18, 1990 From the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, IN during the “Superstars of Wrestling” tapings that took place on 10/29. Your hosts are Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan Matches include Earthquake vs. Big Bossman, Texas Tornado vs. Smash, Marty Jannetty vs. Rick Martel, Bret Hart vs. Honky Tonk Man, and Tito Santana vs. ... Read moreWWF 1990 Survivor Series Showdown

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Promotions Question

Hey Scott  this may sound like a dumb question, but hope you can answer. I am a WWF/E guy. Grew up in the Northeast and WWE was the main programming on general TV. It was not until 1989 I started following WCW, a great time to start. I know there is always a talk of ... Read morePromotions Question

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The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling–09.26.81

The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling – 09.26.81 Taped from Charlotte, NC Your hosts are Bob Caudle & David Crockett And this week, David and Bob are happy to announce that we have a NEW WORLD CHAMPION…Ric Flair. Man, what a strange time to be living in, back when Flair was winning his FIRST ... Read moreThe SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling–09.26.81

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Wrestlemania Main Event For SD Live

Scott I'm still not entirely sold on Styles going into Mania as champ. I still get a sneaky feeling they'll get the title on Owens sometime before Mania(possibly in that Fastlane main) and blow off Shane/Owens for the title in like a Street Fight with Daniel Bryan as special guest ref (probably ban Zayn from ... Read moreWrestlemania Main Event For SD Live

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Vince’s rise

Like everybody else I have been watching the dog shit out of all the Mid Atlantic and in the spring of 82 they had some phantom NWA tag title tourney with guys from Florida, St. Louis, WWF, Japan, etc. They actually had clips of some of the teams competing and Vince called a couple matches.  ... Read moreVince’s rise

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Sunday Night Heat

It’s Sunday night!  Is there football?  I dunno, maybe. I’ve got Lucha Underground and Royal Rumble 2011 up for your reading pleasure today.  Hang out, stay warm, try to avoid false missile alarms.  

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Royal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2011

The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2011 Originally written April 2014.   I’ve had requests for a Royal Rumble Kindle book, but this is the one show I’m missing. So here it is! I wasn’t even watching the product at the time, so this is basically all new to me aside from knowing who ... Read moreRoyal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2011

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Royal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2011

The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2011 Originally written April 2014.   I’ve had requests for a Royal Rumble Kindle book, but this is the one show I’m missing. So here it is! I wasn’t even watching the product at the time, so this is basically all new to me aside from knowing who ... Read moreRoyal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2011

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Roman Reigns 2014

Scott, Your Royal rumble rants have got me thinking. During the 2014 Rumble Roman was on the verge of becoming a STAR and more importantly the crowd was behind him, and if not Bryan then they would have been happy with Roman having the top spot. It was for a time a very Batista like ... Read moreRoman Reigns 2014

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Best in the World

Chris Jericho was a great wrestler when he first appeared back in the 90s and eventually created great characters/personalities throughout his career until his break in 2005. After returning in 2008 and reinvented himself and stil put out amazing matches/feuds with HBK, the legends at WM25, Mysterio, tagging with Big Show, Raw special guests, Edge, ... Read moreBest in the World

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Retro

Hey, Yo I was watching some awesome Mid Atlantic Wrestling today and snickered at Bob Caudle's amazement over Kernodle kicking out of the Grappler's suplex. It got me to thinking about how a retro jobber-type character would do in today's WWE. He could use 80's weardown holds and use different finishers each week, such as ... Read moreRetro

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ECW on Sci-Fi #90 02/19/2008

We’re in San Diego, CA and Ric Flair is here to talk about being inducted into the Hall Of Fame but that doesn’t mean he’s ready to retire (he wasn’t kidding) but Elijah Burke interrupts to say he’s the new Flair. (yeah, David). Shelton Benjamin shows up to remind us all Burke & Benjamin are ... Read moreECW on Sci-Fi #90 02/19/2008

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The SmarK Rant for Lucha Underground–S01E12

The SmarK Rant for Lucha Underground S01E12 “They Call Him Cage” Last week did well (jumping up to about 1000 pageviews rather than the usual 600 or so that these were doing) so I’m gonna try to make this our Sunday morning thing from now on. Your hosts are Matt Striker & Vampiro Cage once ... Read moreThe SmarK Rant for Lucha Underground–S01E12

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Sunday Thread

PW Insider reports that Ethan Carter III is done with Impact Wrestling after last night’s tapings in Orlando. Chris Adonis (formerly Masters) has also left the company. Tom Zenk’s funeral service was held yesterday. The Wrestling Observer noted that a cause of death had yet to be determined. For some Sunday reading, check out Brian Bayless ... Read moreSunday Thread

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Mid-South Wrestling: April 28th, 1983

April 28, 1983 Your hosts are Boyd Pierce and Bill Watts Watts introduces us to a video package of fans packing into Louisiana Superdome. This was apparently put together by one of Gordon Solie’s sons.   We are shown footage of Ted DiBiase & Mr. Olympia defending the Mid-South Tag Team Titles against Mr. Wrestling ... Read moreMid-South Wrestling: April 28th, 1983

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Mid-South Wrestling: April 28th, 1983

April 28, 1983 Your hosts are Boyd Pierce and Bill Watts Watts introduces us to a video package of fans packing into Louisiana Superdome. This was apparently put together by one of Gordon Solie’s sons.   We are shown footage of Ted DiBiase & Mr. Olympia defending the Mid-South Tag Team Titles against Mr. Wrestling ... Read moreMid-South Wrestling: April 28th, 1983

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Smackdown – August 14, 2003

Smackdown Date: August 14, 2003 Location: Savvis Center, St. Louis, Missouri Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz We’re in a new era around here as Brock Lesnar has turned heel again, this time siding with Vince McMahon against Smackdown World Champion Kurt Angle. You can pretty much guarantee the Summerslam title match now, but it does beg ... Read moreSmackdown – August 14, 2003

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Jeff Hardy in Rumble

Is Jeff Hardy close to coming back from his injury? He'd make a great surprise entrant and a believable winner. Styles/Hardy is a believable title match also. Not sure I agree 100% with your detective work there.  Jeff was basically a midcard scrub going nowhere in a tag team when he left, and it would ... Read moreJeff Hardy in Rumble

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Royal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2012

The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2012 – 01.29.12 (Originally written 01.12.2016) So I had originally watched this in the theatre back in 2012 with a raucous, sold out group of fans, and it was a great experience, but not really conducive to writing a report afterwards. So I’ve got a few hours tonight, ... Read moreRoyal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2012

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FOX buying WWE?

Fox Could Potentially Obtain WWE’s TV Broadcast Rights … Or Buy Them Out   I just don’t see Vince ever letting go of the company.  Retaining it and selling off chunks of stock $100 million at a time to fund his stupid football league seems much more his style, but I could definitely see RAW ... Read moreFOX buying WWE?

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Wrestlemania V was considered worse than IX?

Hi Scott, From the Observer recap, there's a comment that 'Wrestlemania XI is currently penciled in for Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, site of the two worst Wrestlemanias ever.'  Did Wrestlemania IX fall over time to be considered worse than Wrestlemania V? The MegaPowers Exploding seems to be remembered more fondly than Hogan returning to ... Read moreWrestlemania V was considered worse than IX?

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Austin Aries WWE Run

Do you think that if the Cruiserweight Title was put on him last year at W.M. Austin Aries would still be with the WWE, or do you feel it wouldn't have mattered?  I remember the promo in which Aries originally challenged Neville for the C.W. Title on Raw, and the crowd was really hot ... Read moreAustin Aries WWE Run

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Brutus “the Ed-ucator” Beefcake

Hey Scott, Just curious if you’ve heard Steve Austin’s second podcast with Ed Leslie. He claims he and Valentine had to teach the British Bulldogs how to work main event or something. Listening to Austin approach this delicately is highly entertaining.  ​I did not hear that one, although I can almost imagine Beefcake being like ... Read moreBrutus “the Ed-ucator” Beefcake

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Rumble 92 ending?

Just rewatched Rumble 92 with my son as we're going to Philly for this year's show. The ending though is so strange. Obviously they wanted to build towards heel Sid vs. face Hogan for Mania. But Sid cleanly (albeit cheaply) eliminates Hogan and Hulk does as big a heel move as ever by grabbing Sid ... Read moreRumble 92 ending?

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Wrestling Observer Flashback–05.26.94

Coming soon: Slamboree!  Well, assuming Barry Windham actually shows up… – With the Slamboree PPV scheduled for this weekend, there’s still question whether “surprise” opponent Barry Windham will actually be there for the match with Flair.  Terry Funk has already been told to get ready to work two matches on the show, just in case.  ... Read moreWrestling Observer Flashback–05.26.94

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Strong Style Saturday Thread

PW Insider reports that Paige was notified last Monday that her in-ring career in WWE is over. This follows her most recent neck injury, suffered at a house show in late December. Matt Hardy’s good friend Vanguard1 has been reawakened. According to the Wrestling Observer, Mark Henry is considered by WWE to be retired from the ... Read moreStrong Style Saturday Thread

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What the World Was Watching: The Action Zone – July 30, 1995

–Jim Ross recaps how Shawn Michaels defeated Jeff Jarrett at In Your House 2 to win the Intercontinental title for the third time. –Ross and Todd Pettengill are in the booth and they are taped from St. Louis, Missouri.  According to the historyofwwe.com, the taping drew 10,500 fans. –Opening Contest:  Adam Bomb (16-3-3) pins Tony ... Read moreWhat the World Was Watching: The Action Zone – July 30, 1995

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The Chrononaut Chronicles: Saturday Night’s Main Event – March 11, 1989

The Road to WrestleMania V kicks into overdrive with this edition of Saturday Night’s Main Event, headlined by Hulk Hogan against Bad News Brown and Miss Elizabeth’s “Decision of a Lifetime” as she chooses between the Hulkster and the Macho Man! The Chrononaut Chronicles – WWE 24/7: WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event – Saturday, March ... Read moreThe Chrononaut Chronicles: Saturday Night’s Main Event – March 11, 1989

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WWF Wrestling Challenge – November 18th, 1990

November 18, 1990 From the Allen County War Memoorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, IN Your hosts are Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan This week, we have Ted DiBiase vs. Koko B. Ware. Also in action are the Texas Tornado and Tugboat. Plus, an interview with the Natural Disasters Survivor Series team and more!   “Million ... Read moreWWF Wrestling Challenge – November 18th, 1990

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Worst match, Best Crowd

Since you reposted Rumble 15, which is the all time worst match, made awesome by a great crowd shitting on it. Some options: Rumble 14, (Bootista) Rumble 15, (They even boo The Rock) Brock/Goldberg @ WM20 (both are leaving) Cena/Orton at Rumble 2014 (part 1,000,000) Sheamus/Orton on Raw after Mania I think 2013, where the ... Read moreWorst match, Best Crowd

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Most Influential 90s

Hey Scott, excluding ECW, what do you think is the most influential Indy of the 90s? I am going with GWF. The Federation had talent during its run, Ebony Experience, Lightning Kid, Jerry Lynn, Cactus Jack, Gordy, Patriot, JBL. They also were the first Fed I could recollect referencing other promotions regarding title runs and ... Read moreMost Influential 90s

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Comparing today’s WWE product

If I had to compare today's WWE product to the past from a CREATIVE and entertainment standpoint (NOT business/financial success), I'd say it's very similar to 1996/first months of 1997 Loaded with talent, from serviceable midcarders (Owen, Bulldog, Rocky, HHH, Mero back then. Guys like Balor, Gable, Rusev, Bar, Usos these days. Much better workers ... Read moreComparing today’s WWE product

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Royal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2013

The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2013 Live from Phoenix, AZ Your hosts are Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and JBL World title, Last Man Standing: Alberto Del Rio v. The Big Show Bret Hart stops by to endorse ADR backstage, which has Ricardo giggling like a smitten schoolgirl. (And you thought trying to get ... Read moreRoyal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2013

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Impact Wrestling – January 11, 2018

Impact Wrestling Date: January 11, 2018 Location: Aberdeen Pavilion, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Commentators: Josh Matthews, Jeremy Borash After last week’s stacked card containing four title matches and a loser leaves town match, it should be interesting to see what the company has for a follow up. There’s a good chance that they won’t have nearly ... Read moreImpact Wrestling – January 11, 2018

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UFC 220

Howdy Scott. I know the upcoming UFC card next Saturday (Jan 20) isn’t one of their golden egg shows, but I think it’s being underrated and features 2 big fights will more than satisfy any fight fans. You have Stipe Miocic going for a record-breaking 3rd successful heavyweight title defense and more than likely delivering ... Read moreUFC 220

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Thursday Night Thread

Glad everyone is enjoying the Mid-Atlantic reviews!  So much easier and more fun than all the Attitude Era stuff. Tonight, I’ve got the repost of the 2014 Royal Rumble up for your perusal, a show that became historic for all the wrong reasons. Someone made a surprise return to TNA last night and won the ... Read moreThursday Night Thread

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Royal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2014

The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2014 Aka A Harsh Lesson in Crowd Psychology. Live from Pittsburgh, PA Your hosts are Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler & JBL I’m trying this on the WWE app, even without Michael Cole instructing me how to do it! In the pre-game match, the New Age Outlaws actually get ... Read moreRoyal Rumble Countdown: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2014

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BoD Daily Update: January 11, 2018

Current Plans For Top Two WrestleMania Matches As of now, the top two matches are Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns and John Cena vs. Undertaker. Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter   ESPN Article on Ronda Rousey’s Interest in Joining WWE http://ift.tt/2FmT3Db   Paige Injury Update http://ift.tt/2AQsAu9

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BoD Daily Update: January 11, 2018

Current Plans For Top Two WrestleMania Matches As of now, the top two matches are Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns and John Cena vs. Undertaker. Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter   ESPN Article on Ronda Rousey’s Interest in Joining WWE http://ift.tt/2FmT3Db   Paige Injury Update http://ift.tt/2AQsAu9

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The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling–09.19.81

The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling – 09.19.81 Oh man is this show fun! Taped from Charlotte, NC Your hosts are Bob Caudle & David Crockett People are DEMANDING to see Roddy Piper and Wahoo McDaniel, via cards and letters, so the promoters have caved into public demand and they’re now unbanned from the ... Read moreThe SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling–09.19.81

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Fastlane Main Event

Heres my issue with the leak of this Main Event. Vince usually decides the winner of the Rumble like what, week before or weekend of the actual event right? So lets say last minute, he goes with Orton again. That deems the promotional stuff meaningless. ​PPV promotional stuff changes all the time.  It really means ... Read moreFastlane Main Event

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Styles vs Corbin

So with the Fastlane main already set and looking more likely Cenas got Taker, were gonna get dual Corbin/Reigns title wins aren't we? ​I dunno, does it really matter?  At least the booking would make sense given Corbin beat Styles for the US title.​

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