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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCW Halloween Havoc 1993

WCW Halloween Havoc ’93 Live from New Orleans, LA Airdate: October 24, 1993 Attendance:  6,000 (3,000 paid) Hosted by Tony Schiavone & Jesse “The Body” Ventura Can Cactus Jack exact revenge upon Vader and defeat him? Will Flair regain a “World” title? Who will be the “franchise” of WCW? Let’s find out! To open the ... Read more

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Monday Night Raw – January 21, 2019

Monday Night Raw Date: January 21, 2019 Location: Chesapeake Energy Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Renee Young It’s the last Raw before the Royal Rumble and last week saw a pretty big change. Finn Balor has taken Braun Strowman’s place in Sunday’s Universal Title match and that means things are a ... Read more

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Possible Title Match Spoilers

Local TV ads for a house show on March 10th in Youngstown, OH are listing Bryan defending against Styles, and Becky defending the Women's Title against Charlotte. Of course, card is subject to change. Yeah, well, the house show here on the 1st was advertised as Dean Ambrose defending the IC title against Seth Rollins ... Read more

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Bits about the Brits

Hi Scott.  I have a couple of questions, both vaguely related to old school British wrestling, but not really requiring any previous knowledge about it. One opinion, one factual. I'll Start with the opinion one first. Back in the days of World of Sport on UK TV, the wrestling would come on and you'd get a match, ... Read more

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Monday Night Open Mic

Howdy Blog O’Doomers! It’s go home time as the Royal Rumble is less than a week away! I’m going to binge Superstars for a few hours tonight to remember if I liked or hated that show during that time period. Seems like there’s good news on the health front for Roman. Keep fighting Big Dog! ... Read more

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Best Feud in Both Roles?

Watching the Piper/Hogan match on the Network from Starrcade ‘96 and it’s amazing how over face Piper was and heel Hogan was.  Looking back at the total reverse of that in the 80’s got me thinking – is there a better feud where a pair of wrestlers had a big feud as a heel/face and ... Read more

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Who Has Joined The Most Stables?

Maybe Randy Orton? He was a member of Rated RKO, Legacy, Evolution, Wyatt Family and The Authority. Also speaking of Evolution, their was a big rumor around the time that WWE was gonna form a anti Evolution group called Revolution with Jericho, Benoit and Maven. Any truth to this? I don't specifically recall that second ... Read more

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Your most watched show?

Scott, You’ve seen a lot of american wrestling, which show have you watched the most often? Either due to it’s quality, or review popularity or just a show you have a soft spot for? Personally I think I’ve watched WM10 and Summerslam 2001 the most. WM10 from a pure nostalgic point of view being 10 ... Read more

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The SmarK Rant for WCW Monday Nitro–08.11.97

The SmarK Rant for WCW Monday Nitro – 08.11.97 It’s the night after Road Wild! Also Lord Steven Regal apparently got drunk and pissed on a stewardess and won’t be on the show. That’s how you know it’s time for rehab.  Also, Syxx was briefly fired for violating the various Standards & Practices rules (vis-a-vis ... Read more

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Five Star Rumbles

So by going through your reposting of the Royal Rumbles, I believe the only Rumble matches you have given five stars to are 1992, 2004, and 2010. So, which one wins it out of those? 92.  2004 is probably technically better but I just don’t want to watch it anymore.  2010 was amazing with a ... Read more

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Royal Rumble Countdown 2019: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2009

The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2009 – Live from Detroit, MI – Your hosts are Cole, JR, Tazz, King, Grisham and Matt Striker. ECW World title: Jack Swagger v. Matt Hardy I don’t think I’ve even seen Swagger wrestle before. Swagger ducks into the ropes to start, and Matt slugs him out of ... Read more

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Royal Rumble Countdown 2019: 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 more

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Smackdown blues

Stupid question: So most of WWE's current shows are represented by one main color. Raw is red, Smackdown is blue, NXT is yellow, 205 is purple, and even older shows like Heat and Velocity had their one distinctive color (orange and  green, respectively). Is Smackdown's color scheme hurting it? (I know, billion-dollar Fox deal, don't ... Read more

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Dean Ambrose

Is it safe to say that Dean Ambrose has never really achieved what was expected of him. He had a lot of internet buzz surrounding him before he hit the main roster, but for me personally, I’ve never seen the attraction. Is it a case of poor booking or poor work rate? I'd say it's ... Read more

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Kofi Kingston Royal Rumble Winner

Hey Scott, Fantasy Booking: With Kofi's near-eliminations being a running gag every year, New Day being perennially some type of over, and of course, there not really being anyone else, do you think it's the worst idea in the world to just have Kofi win the Rumble this year? Consider this: You're not really having Kofi/Brock. ... Read more

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Which Russo reign was the worst in WCW?

Scott,   I was wondering which of Russo’s two reigns in WCW as head writer was the worst? Was it his first reign (late ’99 to January 2000) or his second (mid 2000s)? Personally, I think his first reign was the worst. WCW in late ’99 was truly some of the worst television I have ... Read more

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Royal Rumble Countdown 2019: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2011

The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2011 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 the winner was. My exposure ... Read more

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Royal Rumble Countdown 2019–The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2012

The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2012 – 01.29.12 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, and we might ... Read more

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Smackdown – August 19, 2004

Smackdown Date: August 19, 2004 Location: Copps Coliseum, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Commentators: Michael Cole, Tazz The Canadian adventure continues as JBL is still Smackdown World Champion and likely in line to continue feuding with the Undertaker. I’m sure you’re as thrilled as I am. Other than that Kurt Angle pinned Eddie Guerrero in a match ... Read more

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ECW on Sci-Fi 12/23/08 & 12/30/08

12/23/08 is the annual Best Of show that’s all recap and video packages so I’m fucking that off and skipping to the last show of 2008 instead. We get a cold open with The Dirt Sheet, with both men debating the positives of abs vs. eating cheeseburgers. Various wrestlers get insulted with Morrison mocking Cena’s ... Read more

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Saturday Night Thread

Saturday continues building momentum as the blog rolls on! UFC debuts on ESPN+ tonight with their first show and a new belt.  Plus the usual array of sports. Monday is the debut of Superstars on the Network!  34 episodes drop, and hopefully they have a better rate of addition than Heat or Prime Time. Hopefully ... Read more

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Royal Rumble Countdown 2019: 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. So now we’ve got the new ... Read more

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U.S. Celebrity Big Brother, Part Deux

Sooo… with Celebrity Big Brother starting up a second go-round this Monday down in these parts, you looking forward to it or not really? Well, former “wrestler” Eva Marie is in it, and Tom Green, but the rest is really stretching the definition of a celebrity.  It’s only 3 weeks at least.  

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Royal Rumble Countdown 2019: 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 more

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Best Rumble World Title Match?

In honor of the upcoming World Title matches at Rumble (which both have the potential to join the list of best) what do you think is the best one? I feel like the obvious would be Angle/Benoit or Triple H/Foley. Some of my favs were Brock/Rollins/Cena, Undertaker/Mysterio, Cena/Umaga and Styles/Cena. Orton/Hardy for honorable mention. I ... Read more

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Degrassi T.V. Series

Since you are Canadian, I just have to ask;  Did you ever get into the "Degrassi" t.v. series?  I.E.-Degrassi Junior High, Degrassi; The Next Generation, etc.   No, so don't blame me for Drake.  My parents did watch The Littlest Hobo and Beachcombers all the time, though. 

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Jericho going off on a newsletter?

Was it true that in the early 2000's after a PPV, Chris Jericho publicly went off on a newsletter,(I'm going to say it was the Observer, but I'm not sure), for not giving his match enough stars?  I've heard bits and pieces of this over the years, but obviously never the full story.   There's not ... Read more

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Royal Rumble Countdown 2019: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2015

The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2015 Live from Philadelphia, PA, home of ECW and King of the Ring 95. Your hosts are Michael Cole, JBL & Jerry Lawler The New Age Outlaws v. The Ascension The circle of life continues, as the Outlaws originally got themselves over by busting on the LOD, and ... Read more

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Royal Rumble Countdown 2019: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2016

The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2016 – 01.24.16 Live from Orlando, FL Your hosts are Michael Cole, Byron-Bot & JBL Sadly I have no Chex Mix to accommodate the occasion, but I am enjoying some Humpty Dumpty snack mix tonight instead. Vince & Steph arrive in the back, because god knows going one ... Read more

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Royal Rumble Countdown 2019: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2017

The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2017 Live from San Antonio, TX Your hosts are Michael Cole and a host of others. RAW Women’s title: Charlotte Flair v. Bayley Charlotte apparently has a last name again, so congratulations to her, I guess. Charlotte dumps her to start, but Bayley necksnaps her on the apron ... Read more

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Impact Wrestling – January 18, 2019

Impact Wrestling Date: January 18, 2019 Location: The Asylum, Nashville, Tennessee Commentators: Don Callis, Josh Matthews We’re still in Nashville and that means the fallout from last week’s medium sized angle. Moose cost Johnny Impact his non-title match with Killer Kross, but Brian Cage is still lurking. We also get to find out who Scarlett ... Read more

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WWE job…

I know I have to be late to this, but I immediately thought of you applying for this job: http://bit.ly/2RDjCgU Yeah, were I located in Connecticut and legally allowed to work in the US, that would 100% be my dream job.  

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Rollins vs. Lesnar

Who do you pick to win? Any chance Lesnar retains and holds the title until another Reigns rematch at WrestleMania 36? This could be their chance to really get Roman over! Pretty sure they're just gonna keep the title rotting on Lesnar until they decide once and for all who their guy is gonna be ... Read more

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Jerry Blackwell

Hey Scott– In today's Hidden Gems review, you say that Jerry Blackwell's face turn saved the AWA for a while. Can you go into a little more detail? From the stuff I've seen, his in-ring work wasn't particularly great, and he doesn't look like the "legit athlete" that Verne typically gravitated towards. He certainly doesn't ... Read more

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The Friday Night Party Thread: January 18, 2019

WE MADE IT! More to the point, I’ve made it — I’m celebrating 8 years at my current place of employment.  And there was a time I was certain I couldn’t hold a job longer than 8 months. Your NBA on ESPN showdown is Spurs/Wolves, followed by Warriors/Clippers.  St. Joseph’s plays St. Louis on ESPN2, ... Read more

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Six of the Best – WWE Royal Rumble 2009-2018 – Non-Rumble Matches

The Royal Rumble event has always been about more than just the Rumble itself, with some real gems to be found on quite a few of the undercards. Because there have been so many Rumble events, I decided to split the Non-Rumble matches into three different segments, 1988-1998, 1999-2008 and 2009-2018. As always, these are ... Read more

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What the World Was Watching: WCW Pro – April 22, 1995

WCW Prime aired on April 17 with a new feature bout: –Prime “MOOO” Match of the Week:  Alex Wright (26-0-1) defeats Steve Austin (w/Colonel Robert Parker) (8-1) via disqualification when Arn Anderson interferes at 6:05: As noted before, Austin’s reunion with Parker seems like a downgrade, reinforced by the fact that Arn Anderson has left ... Read more

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Lesnar shooting star press

l If you were Vince, would you encourage or allow Brock Lesnar to do the shooting star press one time at the Rumble or Wrestlemania this year, to give the fans something memorable & totally unexpected?  No, because he might get hurt and then we’d have to go without a champion for months on end. ... Read more

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Worlds Collide Championship

Scott,    I like the idea of this tourney to crown the best in the WWE Universe. To that end, wouldn't the Universal Championship be better suited for this? At least it would be defended once in a while. Obviously you just don’t understand the brilliance of having a champion who is never on TV ... Read more

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WWF Monday Night RAW – February 22nd, 1993

February 22, 1993 From the Manhattan Center in New York City, NY Your hosts are Vince McMahon, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, and Rob Bartlett   Rob Bartlett is up in the crowd. He jokes that he learned wrestling fans can spell after seeing signs for Hulk Hogan. That’s better than most humor we’ve heard from ... Read more

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BoD Daily Update: January 18th, 2019

ESPN.com Article on Cody Rhodes https://es.pn/2HeBdXS   Dakota Kai Undergoes Surgery For Torn ACL http://bit.ly/2Ct6Mrl   Nikki Cross and Killian Dain Get Married http://bit.ly/2RCbb5M   RoH Throwback Match of the Week You can watch Bryan Danielson vs. Claudio Castagnoli vs. D’Lo Brown vs. Colt Cabana from 6/13/09    

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Tito Santana

Scott, After Tito Santana dropped the IC title to Randy Savage in early 86, for the next year, he kind of just floundered with no real feuds or purpose. He did alot of house shows facing various opponents and still was on TV a good bit,but never really had a direction until joining Strike Force ... Read more

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Mike Bennett/Maria asking to be released

What do you think of Mike Bennett and Maria wanting out of their WWE contracts?  Smart since they don't like how they are being used, stupid since they are cutting off a steady steam of income for hardly having to work for it, or something in between?   It's hardly a big loss, but it's pretty ... Read more

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Hall Of Fame Class of 2019

Hi Scott, as we're a week away from the Rumble, it's time to start speculating about who will be in the WWE Hall Of Fame class of 2019. My predictions Kane:    Now that he's semi-retired but still strongly associated with WWE he seems an easy choice for a headliner The British Bulldogs: Now that Dynamite has ... Read more

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The SmarK Rant for WWE Network Hidden Gems–01.17.19

The SmarK Rant for WWE Network Hidden Gems – 01.17.19 A random AWA battle royal, plus some TRULY rare stuff for the modern era this week! Over the Top (07.15.84) 20 Man Battle Royal So back to the AWA we go for a pretty star studded match, as the AWA tries to regroup after losing ... Read more

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WWF’s Expansion Evolution

Hey, Scott: Loving your reviews of the old Mid-South stuff and anything early 1980s in general. Question for you and the lil' Doomers: as the WWF began it's national expansion in earnest, they obviously poached several big "territory" names. Who were the guys whose in-ring reputations were most helped/hurt by jumping to the Fed? For ... Read more

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WWF Wrestling Challenge – February 21st, 1993

February 21, 1993 From the Fresno Convention Center in Fresno, CA Your hosts are Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan. The announcers talk about what happened on “Monday Night RAW” and wonder if Jimmy Hart will accompany Money Inc. for their title match today against High Energy. Also this week, we will see Virgil vs. Lex ... Read more

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Fake Reigns feelings

What is with all these false platitudes regarding Roman Reigns by smarks now?  I'm not sure how a person getting sick automatically should change on how you feel about them, unless of course you are a fake person to begin with.  I mean I hope Regins beats cancer and lives a long life, but that ... Read more

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Indies and Insanity: January 17, 2019

Your basketball update: tonight’s NBA on TNT doubleheader is Sixers/Pacers, followed by Lakers/Thunder. Meanwhile, your college odyssey: ESPN has South Carolina/Mississippi State for the Women’s Game of the Week, followed by Oregon/Arizona.  ESPN2 has Stanford/Washington before cutting to the Australian Open.  Deep cuts on ESPNU as their tripleheader is Tennessee State vs Tennessee Tech, Gardner-Webb ... Read more

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Royal Rumble Countdown 2019: The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2018

(Hey, this worked really well last year, so let’s see how many of these we can squeeze in before this year’s show.  100% I’m redoing Rumble 2000 this week, too.)  The SmarK Rant for WWE Royal Rumble 2018 – 01.28.18 Live from Philly Your hosts are Michael Cole, Byron Saxton, Corey Graves, Tom Phillips, and ... Read more

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WWF Superstars – February 20th, 1993

February 20, 1993 From the San Jose State Event Center in San Jose, CA Your hosts are Vince McMahon, Jerry “The King” Lawler, and “Macho Man” Randy Savage This week in action are Mr. Perfect, Razor Ramon, and Kamala. Plus, the featured match of Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Earthquake   Razor Ramon vs. Buddy Wayne ... Read more

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Smoky Mountain Wrestling TV – August 22nd, 1992

SMOKY MOUNTAIN WRESTLING TV – AUGUST 22ND, 1992   – Last week on SMW TV, we got a detailed recap of all the big happenings at Fire on the Mountain, including Brian Lee being attacked by a mysterious man that looked like a Genie. The only new content from last week featured Tim Horner issuing ... Read more

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BoD Daily Update: January 17, 2019

Mike & Maria Kanellis Request Releases From WWE http://bit.ly/2DhyvwZ   Kevin Owens Update Owens, while expected to be medically cleared fairly soon, the decision for now is to wait until after WrestleMania to bring him back on TV Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter   WWE Free YouTube Match You can watch Aleister Black vs. ... Read more

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The SmarK Rant for WWF Monday Night RAW–12.19.94

The SmarK Rant for Monday Night RAW – 12.19.94 Taped from Liberty, NY Your hosts are Vince McMahon & Shawn Michaels Lex Luger v. IRS Shawn is immediately snarking on the bored flagbearer, but history has shown that even lowly flagbearers can go on to head up talent relations of a major wrestling promotion. Lex ... Read more

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Biggest Bust in WCW from the WWF

Who would you say was WCW’s biggest busy of the big stars that came from the WWF?  I had 5 to choose from Warrior, Bret Hart, Jake The Snake, British Bulldog, Earthquake.     Jake and Warrior had similar tenure’s brought in only for a few months just to do a job to a big ... Read more

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Most Useless Title/Championship?

What was/is the most useless title/championship in pro wrestling?  While the WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Titles and the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Championship were up there as the lack of depth for those divisions didn't warrant creating championships for them, I don't think anything will ever "top" the TNA King Of The Mountain Title.   I'm ... Read more

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Roman

Hey Scott, One of the wrestling sites had a recent photo of Roman Reigns with a fan and he looked really good. If he was cleared to return as a surprise entrant in the Rumble and won, do you think he'd finally be accepted by the audience? His illness definitely ended the crowd's opposition to ... Read more

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Monday Night Raw – August 16, 2004

Monday Night Raw Date: August 16, 2004 Location: Labatt Center, London, Ontario, Canada Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler Summerslam has come and gone, meaning Randy Orton is the new Raw World Champion. That’s quite the spot for someone as young as he is but it’s WAY past the time that we need a new top ... Read more

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Abandon Ship

Hey Scott, so with the Revival and Mike Kanelis leaving, do you see more abandoning ship? Do you see another Monday Night War brewing? I see AEW hurting WWE with free agent signings and more lower and mid card wrestlers leaving.  Yeah, none of those guys are starting a Monday Night War, but I can ... Read more

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What is up with this year’s Rumble?

Admittedly I don't watch WWE at the moment, but the current card includes 2 Rumble matches and 7 title matches??? The card used to be a Rumble and 3-4 matches. Is the show running 6 hours?? I also realized WWE is running the baseball stadium in Phoenix. Any word on how theyre configuring the set ... Read more

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NXT – January 16, 2019

NXT Date: January 16, 2019 Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Percy Watson, Nigel McGuinness We’re almost to Phoenix and things continue to get more and more interesting around here. That’s one of the best things that you can have happen to you at the right time and since it’s NXT, ... Read more

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NXT UK – January 16, 2019

NXT UK Date: January 16, 2019 Location: Empress Ballroom, Blackpool, England Commentators: Vic Joseph, Nigel McGuinness So despite not being on the schedule, this show is airing tonight because there’s always one more episode than what you might actually want. This seems to be the standard dark matches from Takeover show and hopefully it’s more ... Read more

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The 2018 Doomie Awards

Last week the blog cast its votes for the top (and worst) wrestlers and moments of 2018.  The voting deadline passed on Friday and all of the votes have been counted.  Remember, a first place vote was worth five points, a second place vote was worth three points, and a third place vote was worth ... Read more

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Balor Push

Think this is a one off?  Or are they leading to The Demon vs. The Beast?   If you think Brock is working twice between Rumble and Wrestlemania, I've got some real estate to sell you.  Balor is there to collect his money and get flung around the ring like a ragdoll physics demo, nothing ... Read more

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The Wednesday Wackness

Tonight!  It’s NXT and NXT UK, with Tommy having coverage. Voting is now open for the 2018 RSPW awards!  Check it out here:  http://bit.ly/2QVgVlI RAW and Smackdown ratings were up a bit this week. No idea what the Hidden Gems are tomorrow.  Maybe something Rumble related? Anyway, enjoy the evening and probably try to avoid the ... Read more

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WWF Monday Night RAW – February 15th, 1993

February 15, 1993 From the Manhattan Center in New York City, NY Your hosts are Vince McMahon, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, and Rob Bartlett   Show starts off with pre-taped comments from Brutus Beefcake and Ted DiBiase w/ Jimmy Hart to hype up their match tonight. They have the RAW logo in the background Hart ... Read more

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Six of the Best – WWF/E Royal Rumble 1999-2008 Non-Rumble Matches

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Justice

Now that you have ended cult's reign of terror, how about bringing back all the posters that he banned? Thanks, Dalton Trumbo Obviously you didn’t see Superman 2 and heed the lesson of what happens when you let the Zods of the world out of the Phantom Zone prematurely.  Also, if you’re Trumbo, then you’re ... Read more

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Smoky Mountain Wrestling TV – August 15th, 1992

SMOKY MOUNTAIN WRESTLING TV – August 15th, 1992   – Last time on SMW TV, we covered the “Fire on the Mountain” Super Card that took place on August 8th, 1992 from the Freedom Hall Civic Center in Johnson City, TN. It’s been a while since we’ve covered some Smoky Mountain Wrestling. In the last ... Read more

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The SmarK Rant for WWF Sunday Night Heat–02.21.99

The SmarK Rant for WWF Sunday Night Heat – 02.21.99 Ugh this show annoys me SO MUCH but it’s a quick recap and there’s usually material to talk about. So we’ll soldier on for now until Superstars replaces it as my go-to quickie Network recap. So on the episode of RAW after St. Valentine’s Day ... Read more

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WWF Light Heavyweight Title

Hi Scott, Quick question about the original WWF Light Heavyweight Title. It was introduced in 1981 and had the WWF branding and whatnot, but was exclusively traded in Japan and Mexico for the first 15 years of its existence. With Vince not being known as a hands-off promoter, why was he okay with this particular ... Read more

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Royal Rumble

Hey Scott, hope all is well. I know this will not happen, but, what would be your reaction if Kenny Omega, Naito, and the remaining Club members with WWE showed up at the Rumble and cost Daniel Bryan and Brock the titles and the Club took over both shows. Well I'd definitely make sure to ... Read more

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Questions about Asuka

1) Does Asuka's theme ever remind you of "Money" by Pink Floyd? 2) Why is her name pronounced Ahh-ska? Shouldn't it be pronounced Ahh-Sue-Kah? 1.  No. 2.  I'm assuming she knows how to pronounce her own name.  Maybe it's a Japanese thing, much like the debate between "Kaz-u-chi-ka" and "Ka-zooch-ka" for Okada?  

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