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NXT UK – April 15, 2021

NXT UK Date: April 15, 2021 Location: BT Sports Studios, London, England Commentators: Andy Shepherd, Nigel McGuinness We are past Prelude, which is probably the biggest NXT UK show in over a year. That is quite the nice feeling, as NXT UK knew how to put together some big cards and they pulled it off ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3tonNMp via IFTTT

Thursday PRIME TIME Thread: April 15, 2021

“Good evening, folks, and welcome to… Brain?  What are you doing under the desk?” “Hiding, what does it look like?  I switched phones with JTG just to be safe!” “Will you get up?  I’m not taking you out of here if you do your job!” “That’s what they said to that big guy Joe a ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Qw7Jtr via IFTTT

WWF Action Zone – June 25th, 1995

June 25, 1995 Your hosts are Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill. This week’s featured match is Bret Hart vs. Henry Godwinn.   We get a hype video for tonight’s featured match.   Hakushi defeats Bob Cook from the 6/25 edition of “Wrestling Challenge.” On commentary, Ross says that Hakushi & Shinja are on their way ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3wZDxrp via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for Saturday Night’s Main Event #29 – 04.27.91

The SmarK Rant for Saturday Night’s Main Event #29 – 04.27.91 End of the line for the NBC version of the show.  In a reverse of the November 90 show, this one was taped as The Main Event and then edited into a full SNME after the fact because NBC didn’t want to give them ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2OQWueN via IFTTT

Jericho on Broken Skull

Piggybacking off the post from a few days ago about Jericho/Goldberg how come nobody is talking about just the premise of this episode?  Jericho, an AEW guy, on WWE Network.  Nevermind how incredible the episode is itself and how entertaining Jericho is but again….CHRIS JERICHO, now an AEW guy, ON WWE NETWORK.  How is this ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3x0Nu83 via IFTTT

The Can-Am Connection

Your Wrestling Challenge review today got me thinking of this one.  We never did get a definitive answer as to why Tom Zenk quit, did we?  I know Zenk said it was because he found out Martel went behind his back and negotiated his own higher paid deal.  Martel (who to my knowledge has never ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3tpKSyC via IFTTT

Bret vs. Macho

Hey Scott,We're about the same age and, like you, I was a big fan of Randy Savage and Bret Hart when I was growing up, and I thought that the only real Savage-Bret matches were the SNME match in '87 and the terrible match in WCW. I feel like I've paid pretty close attention through ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3ad85fz via IFTTT

Daily News Update – 04.15.21

You know you’re getting old when you mess up your ankle walking the dog. Vince McMahon Gives Seth Rollins A Wrestling Ring https://ift.tt/2QrD7tc Good News On D-Von Dudley’s Health https://ift.tt/3uTaunC Wade Barrett Teases Return To The Ring https://ift.tt/2Qw6vic from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3e362Mk via IFTTT

Monday Night Raw – November 13, 2006

Monday Night Raw Date: November 13, 2006 Location: Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester, England Attendance: 15,266 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler We are on one of the foreign excursion shows as Raw is over in England on the way to Survivor Series. Some of the Survivor Series matches have already been set and that should ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3sls9mv via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for AEW Dynamite – 04.14.21

The SmarK Rant for AEW Dynamite – 04.14.21 It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means.  AEW has the day to itself! Taped from Jacksonville, FL Your hosts are Tony Schiavone, Jim Ross & Excalibur The Young Bucks start us with a promo, explaining their actions last week, as they admit that they’ve been resting ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3ssAnJD via IFTTT

WWF Wrestling Challenge – June 25th, 1995

June 25, 1995 From the Cambria County War Memorial in Johnstown, PA Your hosts are Jim Ross and Gorilla Monsoon We get footage of the WWF Blimp before the show starts as it is headed to Philadelphia for the King of the Ring PPV.   The hosts talk about whether or not Diesel’s elbow will ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3gfq3lw via IFTTT

Dynamite – April 14, 2021

Dynamite Date: April 14, 2021 Location: Daily’s Place, Jacksonville, Florida Commentators: Excalibur, Tony Schiavone, Jim Ross It’s time for Dynamite to be on their own on Wednesday nights as the Wednesday Night Wars have come to an end. This is also an interesting time for AEW as the last few shows have seen a slip ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2QkDmpX via IFTTT

What the World Was Watching: WWF Superstars – January 20, 1990

Vince McMahon and Jesse Ventura are in the booth, kicking off a new set of tapings in Birmingham, Alabama.  These tapings took place on January 2. The opening match is the Jimmy Snuka-Brooklyn Brawler bout that aired on Prime Time Wrestling. Gene Okerlund provides The Royal Rumble Report.  Most of the singles matches get dueling ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3e1UXv9 via IFTTT

Demolition vs. Andre the Giant & Giant Baba (and other Dream Matches!)

Welcome back to more Dream Matches! Today, it’s a kind of Giant-themed day by accident, as I went looking for Ron Reis’s stuff and found this bizarre Andre/Baba tag match as well! So come see a weird WWF/All Japan bout as Andre & Giant Baba take on Demolition! Also, come see ERIK WATTS make his ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Rvsxln via IFTTT

WWF Superstars – June 24th, 1995

June 24, 1995 From the Wheeling Civic Center in Wheeling, WV Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix This week’s featured match is Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Mantaur   Shawn Michaels vs. Brooklyn Brawler Vince gushes over Shawn being the most charismatic superstar in the WWF. We also saw some clips from the end ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3sd79OA via IFTTT

Mike Reviews – Southwest Championship Wrestling – August 1983

Hello You! Chael Sonnen’s Coke Dealer suggested giving this a go in the comments section last week, so I had a search over on YouTube and picked a show at random. You can watch along with me if you like by clicking HERE. Southwest Championship Wrestling was based out of San Antonio and run by ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Q1K3xm via IFTTT

Brock/Savage

Hi Scott, I can only assume that prime Brock vs prime Randy Savage if both were healthy and motivated could be nothing but awesome? I’m thinking something roughly along the lines of Brock/Eddy from No Way Out. Macho would bump and sell like a maniac for him, and I think Brock would do the same ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3uQjSIJ via IFTTT

What if WM was always two nights?

Hey Scott, The more I think about it, the more I think WrestleMania works better as two nights and probably would've since the beginning, I'm curious what you and the blog think would've closed Night 1 of each show? And what opens Night 2? Given how often there's a double main-event, many WMs lend themselves ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3e3Blqi via IFTTT

Moss & TBag headlining WWE

So the RAW after Wrestlemania historically has given us classic moments like Brock Lesnar's return, Ric Flair's farewell celebration, & significant debuts.  The RAW after Mania 37 featured zero debuts, Charlotte overshadowing the women's division again, and the big ending was jobberific Retribution castoffs Moss & TBag attacking Drew McIntyre and apparently aligning with MVP.  ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3ddxUhE via IFTTT

AWA Champions

Scott, When you factor in workrate, promos and all other factors, who was the best overall performer to hold the AWA World title? Nick Bockwinkel. He could hang with Verne in the ring and got all the extra gaga of the position that Verne never really did.   from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3wXXOxU via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWF Wrestling Challenge – 11.22.86

The SmarK Rant for WWF Wrestling Challenge – 11.22.86 OK, after taking yesterday off with a repost of the Main Event #5 (which literally no one clued into!) we’re back on the reviewing horse again with some Wrestling Challenge in place of NWA Powerrr. I know you’re heartbroken. But there’s only two episodes of this ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3wNFMOy via IFTTT

Daily News Update – 04.14.21

It’s Wednesday. You know what that means! Title Change On NXT https://ift.tt/3a8d15s Watch: Rhea Ripley And Bianca Belair Make Surprise NXT Appearances https://ift.tt/3sjIkAB Why Alexa Bliss Might Not Be Wrestling At The Moment https://ift.tt/3thxyvT from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3dekdim via IFTTT

Rock Star Gary reflects on AWA 09-10-1985

Taped from Atlantic, City, NJ Airdate: September 10, 1985 (taped 07/08) Attendance: unknown Hosted by Larry Nelson, Doug McLeod, & Verne Gagne Can Greg get the better of Bockwinkel? Will Zumhofe regain the Light Heavyweight title? How do the Freebirds fare tonight? And we’ll revisit the night Martel won the AWA title. Opening montage. To ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3setqLN via IFTTT

NXT – April 13, 2021

NXT Date: April 13, 2021 Location: Capitol Wrestling Center, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Vic Joseph, Beth Phoenix, Wade Barrett We’re officially on a new night now and that means things should be getting all the more interesting. This is also coming off of Takeover: Stand & Deliver and we have quite a few changes to ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3dZ3aAe via IFTTT

WWF Monday Night RAW – June 19th, 1995

June 19, 1995 From the Struthers High School in Struthers, OH Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Jerry “The King” Lawler   The Undertaker vs. Mike McReynolds Undertaker goes right after McReynolds and boots him in the face. The announcers talk about the Undertaker/Kama feud and the Undertaker/Mabel 1st Round match at the King of ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/32pXcDb via IFTTT

AEW DARK: April 13, 2021

The PG Era Rant for AEW Dark, Episode 84 (“Look, A Lot Of Indie Wrestlers Were In Town And We Had A Building Available”), April 13, 2021. From the AEW Arena. Your hosts are Excalibur and Taz. Your adjective: “Tremendous”. TONIGHT! Two up and comers in the women’s division clash as KiLynn King meets Madi ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3uSIoZV via IFTTT

Tuesday Night Streaming Thread

TONIGHT! It’s AEW Dark and its usual 500 matches crammed into 2 hours. Also NWA presents some kind of 30 minute interview show called Powerrr Surge on Fite.TV, which I will be taking a pass on. And I think there’s something on USA tonight. Have a great night! from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2PTcOMQ via IFTTT

WWF Action Zone – June 18th, 1995

June 18, 1995 Your hosts are Jim Ross & Todd Pettengill This week’s featured match is Shawn Michaels vs. Rad Radford   We get a video hyping up this week’s featured match after we saw that Shawn apparently shoved Radford after leaving the ring last week when Radford was in his face while heading down ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3a8vgrA via IFTTT

Beyond Thunderdome

Sounds like the traditionally fun Raw After Mania was universally hated and reading the results, I can definitely see why. But do you think part of the hate for it is having to go back to the Thunderdome after having actual humans in the crowd for the first time in a year?  I enjoyed the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/327Sp96 via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for The Main Event #5 – 02.01.91

The SmarK Rant for The Main Event #5 – 02.01.91 This is the last of the Main Event primetime specials, and one which I’ve never even seen before.  NBC was basically burning off their contractual obligations at this point because the product was ice cold and ratings were falling fast. Taped from somewhere never mentioned.  ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3s8HWEY via IFTTT

Iron Sheik Shenanigans

Hey Scott,  During the Gimmick Battle Royal at WrestleMania 17, Bobby Heenan quipped during the Iron Sheik's entrance that by the time the Sheik reached the ring, it would be WrestleMania 37. Didn't catch either night, but did the Sheik finally make it to the ring? Curious minds want to know. He was too busy ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3sn5XIJ via IFTTT

Heel Dominant Mania

Hey Scott, Is it just me or was it really weird that they had almost all their heels win last night? Apollo, Sheamus, Nia/Shayna.  Bray came back from the dead and couldn't get a win. And I wasn't expecting Roman to lose but having him utterly dominant plucky underdog Bryan really made the whole evening ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3dXYiv8 via IFTTT

Jericho – Goldberg Beef

Scott,  Watching the Broken Skull Sessions ep with Jericho, mention was made of Jericho's desire to do the job for Goldberg at a PPV but not on TV.  This is the first I had heard of this, can you provide any insight into what went down?   Great two-hour watch by the way, well worth the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3wRdhiW via IFTTT

Monday Night Raw – April 12, 2021

Monday Night Raw Date: April 12, 2021 Location: Yuengling Center, Tampa, Florida Commentators: Adnan Virk, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton It’s the unofficial season premiere of Raw after the fairly awesome two night Wrestlemania. We’re in the new Thunderdome this week and that shouldn’t make much of a difference compared to the other ones. In theory ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3t9Adb0 via IFTTT

AEW ELEVATION: April 12, 2021

The PG Era Rant for AEW Elevation Episode 5 (“Did Something Big Happen In Florida This Weekend?”), April 12, 2021. TONIGHT! Scorpio Sky and Ethan Page continue their climb as a team against Sonny Kiss and Joey Janela! The Best Friends return to action for the first time in months against Ryan Nemeth and Cezar ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3uEMLrc via IFTTT

WWF Wrestling Challenge – June 18th, 1995

June 18, 1995 From the Cambria County War Memorial in Johnstown, PA Your hosts are Gorilla Monsoon and Stan Lane   Smoking Gunns vs. Brooklyn Brawler & Doug Stahl Billy and Brawler start things off. Billy stomps Brawler then takes him down with an arm drag. Bart tags in and clotheslines Brawler before dropping an ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3tfKOB8 via IFTTT

Monday Night Open Mic

Howdy Blog O’Doomers! Wrestlemania 37 is now behind us and it was so nice to see the fans and feel that interaction. I did not attend and for the most part I don’t regret that decision, especially with the all the bad weather, but hearing that crowd for Drew McIntyre’s entrance was the one point ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3dbFWaM via IFTTT

What the World Was Watching: WWF Prime Time Wrestling – January 15, 1990

Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan are in the studio to spar with each other before they toss the broadcast over to new matches.  Tonight’s feature match comes from Chattanooga, Tennessee and was taped on January 3. Heenan is upset that he cannot have the guests he wants on the program whereas Monsoon was able to ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/32ag4G6 via IFTTT

Joshi Spotlight: AJW Grand Prix 1994 (Part Two)

The Main Event- another Toyota/Yamada match in their never-ending series of ****+ masterpieces! AJW GRAND PRIX 1994 (Part 2): (28.08.1994) * And it’s time for another edition of the yearly AJW Grand Prix. Since the first one isn’t on YouTube, I only have this second part here for review. We get a couple of matches ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2PP6TZb via IFTTT

WWF Superstars – June 17th, 1995

June 17, 1995 From the Wheeling Civic Center in Wheeling, WV Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix This week’s featured match is Bret Hart vs. Henry Godwinn. Show starts off with the training video from Jerry Lawler in preparation for the Kiss My Foot match at King of the Ring.   Henry Godwinn ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3dYaVpU via IFTTT

WWE Hall Of Fame criteria

Scott According to Michael Cole, you have to have to have held the WWE Championship to be in the Hall Of Fame. I just don’t know WARE to begin trying to create a PERFECT argument to dispute that? It’s the MILLION DOLLAR question but I don’t want to be RUDE or annoy the BOSS MAN. ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3sgCVtT via IFTTT

Cole

Box like structure WrestleRania Calling the wrong moves and botching the call of Bianca's big win (and getting corrected by Graves for it)   Has Michael Cole ever been more annoying than he was this weekend? Yes.  Many times.  Let's not get silly now.   from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3t85hIa via IFTTT

Reigns vs Rock WM 38?

Great main event tonight. While i was pulling for Bryan to recreate his WM 30 moment, it was impressive seeing Roman pinning both guys at the same time. My initial thought is a dominant win like that means Roman is keeping the title till at least next year's Wrestlemania. So Scott, what are the chances we ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Rv8V0U via IFTTT

What now Roman?

Scott- with as conclusive a win as Roman got at Mania Sunday, where do they go now? Bryan and Edge are done and, short of Brock, is there anyone else even close? Big E or Cesaro, maybe? Nakamura gets reignited? At this point is it just challenger of the month til Brock or Rock? Maybe ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3sclQS6 via IFTTT

Wrestlemania Layout

Scott: From an in-ring perspective this year's Mania was certainly solid to very good. But from a booking and layout perspective, this had to be one of the worst of all time. The show literally ended with 4 consecutive heel victories, with 6 out of 7 matches on night 2 being won by heels. Why ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3g4TJ4P via IFTTT

When you think back

Hey Scott, 17 year reader, near daily blog frequenter, always appreciate you still churning out these reviews for us. That said, when you look back at last 2 WM's & this most recent Takeover (or do a ranking list should the mood ever strike), do you believe you'll think of them as a combined whole, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3dcHam6 via IFTTT

Daily News Update – 04.12.21

Well that was Wrestlemania weekend. And I’m back to work tomorrow. Three Title Changes At Wrestlemania https://ift.tt/2QlxMU7 WWE Bringing Back Old Pay Per View, Changing Another https://ift.tt/2RksWqK https://ift.tt/3d6Xhl7 from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3wZ1AHg via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWE Wrestlemania 37 Night Two – 04.11.21

The SmarK Rant for WWE Wrestlemania 37 Night Two – 04.11.21 Live from Tampa, FL Your hosts are Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Samoa Joe and Byron Saxton.  But NOT Tom Philips.  I can’t stress that enough. Titus O’Neil & Hulk Hogan join us to host again, ebony and ivory, together in perfect harmony, and they’re ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Qkfti4 via IFTTT

Wrestlemania XXXVII Night Two

Wrestlemania XXXVII Night Two Date: April 11, 2021 Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Samoa Joe, Byron Saxton America the Beautiful: Ashland Craft It’s time for the second half of the show and hopefully it is just as good if not better than last night. This time we have the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3wMpvcB via IFTTT

Wrestlemania 37 Night Two Thread of Doom

Howdy Blog O’Doomers! We’re back for Night Two of Wrestlemania. Once again rain is going to be an issue, but they should be able to get the matches started by 8 p.m. There are night one recaps from Scott and Thomas out there and both are worth reading. Obviously the big news from Night One ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2OHQeWM via IFTTT

NFT = WTF?

I’m 45 and I work in IT. WTF are these NFTs WWE are banging on about? That is all. Some kind of cybercurrency baloney I think.  Definitely a case where the kids on the Instabooks know way more than me about it.  Possibly related to Bad Bunny as well?   Also kind of telling that this is ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3uILAHu via IFTTT

WWF Arrowhead Pond – June 17th, 1995

June 17, 1995 From the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, CA This is a fan-cam recording of this house show.   Heavenly Bodies vs. Tekno Team 2000 These teams actually had a decent showing at the 3/19 Madison Square Garden show. Troy and Del Ray start off the match. Troy takes control early and works the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3a1XIvk via IFTTT

Drew got Romaned

Sooo folks in the recap seem to be loving Lashley and his work over the 6 months but this doesn’t appear to be the story they set out to tell.  I’m all for pivoting with the hot hand if that’s what they think but they only went half way in then. Drew has been positioned ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3a2Usjc via IFTTT

Mr. Rude Goes To Japan (and Boston)!

I’ve always been somewhat intrigued by what wrestling stars did when they were between gigs. For instance, as much as Jim Cornette has talked about lots of other things, his time between leaving WCW and starting SMW is pretty much unspoken for beyond his LPWA commentary gigs and independent shows for Bobby Fulton. I became ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3s9DCoM via IFTTT

With all due respect

Scott, I agree with you in your assertion that WM night 1 was a well paced show. However… Christ, that was some of the worst “sports entertainment” I have ever been exposed to. I was happy to have a live atmosphere back and I even felt like the show open humanized Vince to me a little ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3g2ol78 via IFTTT

NXT 08/10/2010 #25

It’s the one with the punching machine you see in late night takeaways. There was a bit before the show with Michael Cole trying it out but he’s 100% in Pro-Miz heel mode so let’s make like blackface Piper and skip it. Matt Striker lets the Pros know there’s only three weeks left (yayyyy) so ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/323PRsz via IFTTT

Wrestlemania XXXVII Night One

Wrestlemania XXXVII Night One Date: April 10, 2021 Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Tom Phillips, Samoa Joe, Byron Saxton America the Beautiful: Bebe Rexha We’re finally back with fans for the first time in over a year. That’s hard to fathom but for the first time in forever it ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3taxHRM via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWE Wrestlemania 37 Night One – 04.10.21

The SmarK Rant for WWE Wrestlemania 37 – Night One Live from Tampa Bay, FL Your hosts are Michael Cole and Tom Philips and Samoa Joe and Corey Graves Vince McMahon and all the wrestlers join us on the stage to start, welcoming everyone back with one more “WRESTLEMANIA!”.  And then Bebe Rexha does America ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3tll32k via IFTTT

Smackdown – November 10, 2006

Smackdown Date: November 10, 2006 Location: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield We’re done with Cyber Sunday and that means it is time to get on the road to Survivor Series. The big story coming out of the pay per view is King Booker not only keeping the World Heavyweight Title ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2PRDygx via IFTTT

Wrestlemania Night One Thread of Doom!

Howdy Blog O’Doomers! It looks like most if not all the rain will pass before the start of the show. And the second bands of rain are coming through very very early in the AM so outdoor stadium show disaster is mostly averted. We’ll just go with one thread. If it gets too bloated I’ll ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2OEe1qD via IFTTT

Impact Wrestling Hardcore Justice 2021

Hardcore Justice 2021 Date: April 10, 2021 Location: Skyway Studios, Nashville, Tennessee Commentators: D’Lo Brown, Matt Striker It’s the Impact Wrestling Wrestlemania weekend offering with the hardcore themed show, as operated by Tommy Dreamer. Now for once this actually makes sense, though somehow Dreamer is likely to be main eventing the show as well. The ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3t8RCkc via IFTTT

WWF Monday Night RAW – June 12th, 1995

  June 12, 1995 From the Struthers High School in Struthers, OH Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Jerry “The King” Lawler Tonight, Lex Luger vs. Yokozuna will determine the final entrant in the King of the Ring tournament. We get a video package narrated by Vince here with Vince pushing Luger’s “American Dream” being ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3uGg6Sd via IFTTT

ECW on Sci Fi – November 7, 2006

ECW on Sci Fi Date: November 7, 2006 Location: Mark of the Quad, Moline, Illinois Commentators: Tazz, Joey Styles We’re coming up on December To Dismember and that means the Extreme Elimination Chamber is coming. You might consider this a warning, but we need to have some more participants set for the thing. I’m not ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3s94qWe via IFTTT

All-time WrestleMania card

Scott, This is more for a discussion thread, but feel free to weigh in. Since it’s WrestleMania weekend, here’s a fun little exercise. From the past 36 WrestleMania shows, you’re able to put together one 12-match best-of card. Any wrestler can only appear once. Any title can only be defended once (e.g., no picking both ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/321hra3 via IFTTT

Post-COVID

Hey Scott, If you had to guess, how bad to you think Vince’s reckoning will be when he gets live crowds back who will most likely disagree with his piped in cinematic RAWs/PPVs? And will he even care? You’ve said it’s about content; but, even once a TV contract ends, the next one could be ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3dOZa5b via IFTTT

When did “dramatic wrestling” become so popular?

Hey Scott, Long time blog reader and commenter, first time emailer. In recent years, something that seems to becoming more and more popular is “dramatic wrestling”, by which I mean wrestling matches where wrestlers will really over-emote and act in the ring, cutting promos mid-match and speaking the story of the match out loud.  We saw ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3myJcQH via IFTTT

Booker Of The Year

So do you think this flood of negative feedback being directed toward AEW is completely blowing Tony's mind?  You just know that he has such a lack of self-awareness that he REALLY thought anything they do will be cherished by internet fans.  Can you imagine that think tank of EVPS in those creative meetings?  “See, we're not ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3gcC3o7 via IFTTT

Mike Reviews – WCW Spring Stampede 1999 (11/04/1999)

Hello You! I was a bit rough on ol’ WCW a couple of weeks back in a Stinker Review, so I thought I’d redress the balance a bit and review one of their notable good shows in the form of Spring Stampede 99. WCW actually had a relatively solid start to 99 pay per view ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Qb2u2j via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling – 05.29.82

The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling – 05.29.82 Time for a little palate cleanser before Wrestlemania weekend! Taped from Charlotte, NC Your host is Bob Caudle Wahoo McDaniel joins Bob at the desk to start, and he’s the NEW US champion.  Well, shit.  Sucks for Sarge.  For once they had a real patriot holding ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3dTfGky via IFTTT

Shoot Interview with the Dream Team – Greg “The Hammer” Valentine and Brutus Beefcake!

I’ve not really had anything of interest to review lately alongside being busy, but have seen clips of this on YouTube and while it may end up being a load of bullshit it at least looks to be entertaining bullshit and clocks in at just over an hour. Filmed in Las Vegas at the Hammer’s ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3d86fPf via IFTTT

Violence X Suffering: Lucid Dreams

Violence X Suffering: Lucid Dreams Date: April 9, 2021 Location: Cuban Club, Ybor City, Florida Commentators: Various We’re back with another midnight show from GCW’s the Collective and that could mean a lot of things. I don’t know anything about this promotion or anything about this show, so as usual I’m coming in blind. That ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3dUDNzi via IFTTT

205 Live – April 9, 2021

No I won’t be doing this regularly but it’s Wrestlemania week so here’s a bonus.   205 Live Date: April 9, 2021 Host: Nigel McGuinness It’s Wrestlemania weekend and since this show means all of absolutely nothing in WWE, this is a best of show. That might be the best thing that can be done ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3uJ1cL5 via IFTTT