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Monday Night Raw – November 30, 2020

Monday Night Raw Date: November 30, 2020 Location: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida Commentators: Byron Saxton, Tom Phillips, Samoa Joe We are on the way to TLC and also on the way to new Thunder Dome at Tropicana Field in the next few weeks. That could make for some interesting changes along the way, though the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3qgtGKE via IFTTT

Monday Night Open Mic

Howdy Blog O’Doomers! I hope everyone had a great weekend and if you were celebrating the Holiday, I hope is was a wonderful, safe affair with family. RAW is live tonight. I think it’s still in Orlando, but I’m not sure for how much longer. There is a No. 1 contender triple threat match with ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3qfX0ks via IFTTT

Joshi Spotlight: AJW St. Battle Day 1992

  ST. BATTLE DAY: (20.03.1992) * This is actually a bit of a throwback (since I just finished going through all of 1993), as I initially couldn’t find the full show on YouTube. Maffew uploaded it as “Indie Uploader”, but he was banned for copywrite violations, but someone else was good enough to upload it ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3loRpor via IFTTT

What the World Was Watching: ECW Hardcore TV – August 29, 1995

Joey Styles narrates a video package that recaps the Eddie Guerrero-Dean Malenko feud. Styles announces to the ECW Arena that 2 Cold Scorpio is the new television champion after defeating Guerrero in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania.  When asked about Taz, Scorpio says that if Taz wants some, he can come and get some.  And when asked ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2VqxP09 via IFTTT

Leaving with the belt

Hey Scott, I can’t remember if you answered this question before and if I’m even remembering it correctly but I was watching part 2 of broken skull session with undertaker and they bring up the screw job. Steve and undertaker both agree on upon Vince’s motivation of “well what if Bret took the title to ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Vjqpfj via IFTTT

Inevitability

Death Triangle Kingston, Butcher and Blade Jurassic Express and Marko Stunt Matt Hardy and Private Party Team Taz Best Friends and OC Kenny Omega and The Bucks The Nightmare Family The Gunn Club Any combination of the Inner Circle … We're getting six-man belts next year, aren't we? That’s always been the plan.  It was ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lpGafa via IFTTT

Tag teams that never happened

Hey Scott, Hope you and the family are doing well. Was there ever 2 guys you thought would make a perfect tag team but never ended up happening?  For example, I doubt I’m the only person who thought Mr. Perfect and Rick Rude would have been a great heel tag team. Thanks! Jim Neidhart and ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2JuSBcA via IFTTT

Impact Wrestling – November 24, 2020

Impact Wrestling Date: November 24, 2020 Location: Skyway Studios, Nashville, Tennessee Commentators: Matt Striker, Josh Matthews The show has taken a bit of a weird turn in recent weeks and that’s not exactly the best news. The big story this week seems to be Wrestler’s Court as Detective Dreamer continues to try and find who ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2JqCMDC via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWF Superstars – 06.12.93

The SmarK Rant for WWF Superstars – 06.12.93 Taped from Halifax, NS.  Yay, new taping cycle! Your hosts are Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler & Randy Savage The Steiner Brothers v. Iron Mike Sharpe & Ralph Leroux I’ll say that the Halifax arena looks pretty impressive here compared to the dumps they’ve been running lately.  Rick ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3ltcvSE via IFTTT

Daily News Update – November 30, 2020

Just when you think 2020 can’t get any worse, it goes and twists the knife a few more times on me with only a month left in the year.  Can we please get to January and wrap this up? New Member Added To WarGames Team https://ift.tt/3qdO6Uv D-Von Dudley Dealing With Health Issues https://ift.tt/3mi1mVM Jimmy Rave ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fS2eOk via IFTTT

NJPW: World Tag League – Night 7 (11.30.20)

NOVEMBER 30, 2020 TOKYO – KORAKUEN HALL  – Night 7 action is upon us Live from Tokyo.  After a short break and a bigger venue, things tell me we may have a better show tonight.  Fin Juice vs. Dangerous Tekkers is your headliner tonight.  Speaking of the Tekkers, they are atop the leader boards with ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2VkgAhf via IFTTT

Sunday Night Reset: November 29, 2020

Well, after a long weekend of avoiding people to keep from getting Covid, it’s time for me to return to work and hope the people out in public in northern Virginia aren’t complete and utter idiots.  (Good news: hospital capacity is huge, so we have beds to spare; bad news: R keeps going up.) Tonight!  ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lhKcpX via IFTTT

NXT 05/25/2010 #14

We’re in Cleveland, Ohio (Japanese crowd: “Ohioooo”) and we start with the final four: Otunga, Gabriel, Barrett & Slater for the Semi-Finals of Season 1. The announcement that next week is the Season Finale gets one of the biggest pops of the show. The Rookies get asked who should go home and Barrett says “Otunga, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/37hWVE9 via IFTTT

Tag Team TURMOIL ~ !

Hey, Scott: Watching some 1980s Survivor Series and some tag team queries crossed my mind: 1.) Breaking up The Rockers and giving Shawn Michaels the rocket push is one of the more famous examples, but has there ever been a high profile tag team split in which the *wrong* guy got the big solo push? ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/37mcsmv via IFTTT

New Book Out Today – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson: The People’s Champion

I feel like Rock probably didn't have much input in this one, but I can't knock the hustle, so here's a word about a new Rock biography coming out soon.   Hello, The following is to announce the official release of my latest book, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson: The People’s Champion – From WWE to Hollywood, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39qbGrl via IFTTT

Buzz

Conrad Thompson namedropped you and the blog multiple times for research for a Heroes Of Wrestling watchalong with Tony Schiavone (bonus show on the Adfreeshows Patreon). Might wanna hook up with him I've already got a mortgage.  from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lhZU4r via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWF Monday Night RAW – 10.13.97

The SmarK Rant for WWF Monday Night RAW – 10.13.97 Technically I already did this episode as a part of WWE 24/7, but it’s been a long time and some pretty notable stuff happens. TONIGHT:  The Legion of Doom have vowed to win the tag team titles from the pig farmers or RETIRE!  Too bad ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3miDtgZ via IFTTT

Daily News Update – November 29, 2020

And it’s Sunday again.  Hope you’re enjoying your weekend.  I may have reused another Update cover, I don’t care, it’s one of the best ever and I love it. Shanna to return on AEW Dark https://ift.tt/37fMT6x Roman Reigns calls out KO on Twitter https://twitter.com/WWERomanReigns/status/1332752043023413249?s=20 Billie Kay has a resume https://twitter.com/NatbyNature/status/1332527471988760579?s=20 ALL THE HARD HITTING NEWS ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2VfI3AE via IFTTT

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors 2020 – Night 5

Howdy! Tonight, it’s probably my most-anticipated main event of the entire BOSJ to this point, as SHO meets El Desperado! Let’s watch some wrestling, shall we? Satoshi Kojima & Tomoaki Honma vs Yuji Nagata & Gabriel Kidd If you have any doubts about who wins this match or who does the job, I’m taking away ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2VcrQfk via IFTTT

Smackdown – June 30, 2006

Smackdown Date: June 30, 2006 Location: Roanoke Civic Center, Roanoke, Virginia Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield We’re done with Vengeance and that means we can officially start getting ready for the Great American Bash. I’m not sure what we should be expecting there, but somehow we have another King Booker vs. Bobby Lashley match, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2VbjuEU via IFTTT

Saturday Night “Fight” Thread

Oh man, tonight was supposed to be a UFC, but the main event was canceled by COVID so I don’t know if anyone is gonna bother with it since there was literally nothing underneath the Derrick Lewis fight on top. Oh, but you can always watch this trainwreck, which actual people in my actual life ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fJ3un9 via IFTTT

Losing Face

Hey Scott I noticed the night that Randy Orton was scheduled to lose the WWE Title to Drew McIntyre he seemed to be off his game in his promos, kind of giving away that he was losing and just didn't care anymore.  Orton's always been one of those guys that can give away a finish ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2VapNbV via IFTTT

ECW On Sci Fi – June 27, 2006

ECW On Sci-Fi Date: June 27, 2006 Location: Roanoke Civic Center, Roanoke, Virginia Commentators: Joey Styles, Tazz We’re back for round three and with Vengeance and the following Raw out of the way, Rob Van Dam has completely dispatched Edge and John Cena, meaning he will never have to deal with them again. I’m sure ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/37bgMow via IFTTT

Mike Reviews Every WWE Survivor Series Main Event – Part Five (2011 to 2015)

Hello You! Well here we are its back to Reviewing Main Events, starting with one of WWE’s traditional “Big Four” pay per view events of the year in the form of Survivor Series. The original Survivor Series was created in 1987 as a way for WWE to mess with Jim Crockett Promotions, as they were ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2HMwaPB via IFTTT

Ron Garvin

I understand why Ron Garvin's NWA World Title Reign is universally recognized as a bust. What I don't understand are all the people in the comments of the Starrcade 87 thread that think the guy was an idiot for accepting the push. He was already well past 42 when he got the title, and earned ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39nRUwv via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for Prime Time Wrestling – 04.13.87

The SmarK Rant for Prime Time Wrestling – 04.13.87 OK, so once I take care of this episode, I’ll be back where I started with WWE 24/7 back in the day and can jump forward a few months to continue filling in all the gaps. Your hosts are Gorilla & Bobby, and Gorilla is upset ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2VdjHHC via IFTTT

NJPW: World Tag League – Night 6 (11.28.20)

NOVEMBER 28, 2020 KANAGAWA – FUJISAWA CITY AKIBADAI CULTURAL GYMNASIUM – Welcome to a live version of Night 6 action from Kanagawa.  Tonight’s headliner is YOSHI-HASHI & Hirooki Goto vs. Guerillas of Destiny.  On the leader board, we foinally have just one team atop the standings:  Shingo Takagi & SANADA with 8 points.  Beneath them ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Vbx5fn via IFTTT

Smackdown – November 27, 2020

Smackdown Date: November 27, 2020 Location: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves It’s the fallout show from Smackdown and there isn’t much to brag about around here. As usual, Roman Reigns was the high point for the blue show as he defeated Drew McIntyre in the champion vs. champion main event. Other ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39lORVy via IFTTT

Black Friday Night Party Thread: November 27, 2020

WE… well, we’ve been here for a couple days in the US, but for the rest of you… WE MADE IT! Hopefully everyone has been staying safe this holiday weekend.  The vaccine news has been universally positive, and that means the end of pain is going to be here sooner rather than later.  And with ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/36aZyIx via IFTTT

AEW/NWA Power Hour

Scott, Hear me out on this – I think this idea might just work: 1. We already know that AEW and the NWA have some type of working agreement – NWA wrestlers holding NWA titles are appearing and defending them on AEW programming. So the two companies clearly can find a way to work together. ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/33pmT7v via IFTTT

Pedro

Hi Scott, Once again: greetings from The Netherlands! I enjoyed your review of the 1982 WWF show. I was wondering: what was the deal with Pedro Morales? When I started watching wrestling in 1986/87, I remember seeing him wrestling in six men tags with Tito and … Lanny Poffo? I guess. Only later I found ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/36bGeuE via IFTTT

WHAT IF 1991 Russian Nightmare Edition

Nikita Koloff debuts at Summerslam 1990 as a megaheel instead of Slaughter, destroys geeks left and right, building up to the WM main event against champ Hulk or Warrior. Buys? No buys? Vince was desperately trying to sign away Nikita in the 80s, but I don't know if he would have had much interest by ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/37dKcm3 via IFTTT

2014 Daniel Bryan

Good sir – I wasn’t a very regular watcher of the WWE from 2009-2013.   I got sucked back in by the rise of Daniel Bryan and the yes movement.   So could you fill In a blank for me please By the time I started watching and following Bryan’s rise it was at summerslam 2013 when ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3mhh6Z7 via IFTTT

What the World Was Watching: USWA Championship Wrestling – October 14, 1995

Dave Brown and Corey Maclin are doing the announcing duties against today and they are broadcasting from the WMC-TV5 studio in Memphis, Tennessee. Brown and Maclin comment on pictures of the hospital elimination match in Memphis between Brian Christopher and Miss Texas against Jesse James Armstrong and Brandon Baxter.  They emphasize that Texas was busted ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fLtu11 via IFTTT

NJPW: World Tag League – Night 5 (11.24.20)

NOVEMBER 24, 2020 FUKUSHIMA・BIG PALETTE FUKUSHIMA  – We are back a day late for Night 5 of the World Tag League.  It’s a 4 way tie at the top of the leader board with Shingo Takagi & SANADA, Guerillas of Destiny, EVIL & Yujiro Takahashi, and Great O-Khan & Jeff Cobb all having 6 points.  ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2V81nQb via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWF In Your House #6 – 02.18.96

The SmarK Rant for WWF In Your House #6 – 02.19.96 (Originally written 11.26.20) Getting close to this point in the Observer Flashbacks so I thought I might as well get ahead of things with a redo. Live from Louisville, KY, drawing 5500 and a 0.75 buyrate Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39qTnlT via IFTTT

NXT UK – November 26, 2020

NXT UK Date: November 26, 2020 Location: BT Studios, London, England Commentators: Andy Shepherd, Nigel McGuinness It’s Thanksgiving in the United Stats but that isn’t quite so important in the UK. Instead, let’s have a title match as the first ever Heritage Cup is on the line with A-Kid meeting Trent Seven in the tournament ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2J3wryh via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for NWA Starrcade 87 – 11.26.87

The SmarK Rant for NWA Starrcade ’87: Chi-Town Heat: Glory Bound – 11.26.87 (Originally written November 2017.) So this was of course Jim Crockett’s first big attempt to break into the PPV market, which was immediately scuttled by Vince McMahon with the creation of the Survivor Series on the same night Even two subtitles couldn’t ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2V7VCC8 via IFTTT

Thanksgiving Food Coma Thread: November 26, 2020

Bobby and Gorilla are on assignment this week helping out in Cincinnati with a promotional stunt for a local radio station.  We’ll see if they bring footage when they come back. In the meantime, a twin bill of Matches of the Week.  First, and AEW/NXT showdown as Darius “Air Wolf” Martin takes on Jake Atlas: ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3mcueyD via IFTTT

Joshi Spotlight: Joshi in 1993

JOSHI IN 1993: And now I’ve finally reached the end of 1993 in my reviews, so I can do a “Year in Review” post. Here’s my review of 1992: https://ift.tt/3cCHZBE THE INTERPROMOTIONAL ERA: -This era started in late 1992, but really took off in ’93, with several legendary cards. Dream Slam 1 & 2 were ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/37cpjYf via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for NWA Starrcade 86

The SmarK Rant for NWA Starrcade ’86: Night of the Skywalkers (Originally written September 2016) What the hell, let’s do it.  People have been bugging me to do the full version on the WWE Network forever now anyway, and since we’re at that point in the Observer Flashbacks now is as good a time as ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3q3pUnN via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for NWA Starrcade 85 – 11.28.85

The SmarK Rant for NWA Starrcade 85: The Gathering – 11.28.85 (Originally written January 2018) Hey, why not.  I had originally done all the World Championship Wrestling rants leading up to this one, but never got around to doing the full show.  It still blows my mind that I can just wake up and have ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2J1YAFZ via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for NWA Starrcade 84 – 11.22.84

The SmarK Rant for NWA Starrcade 84 – 11.22.84 (Originally written 05.28.18) True story:  Some guy actually went to the trouble of finding my home number and called my house in 2004 asking me to review this show.  I didn’t have a copy of the tape back then, but now there’s the Network and I’ve ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2JgvUZy via IFTTT

Part of Roman’s Success

For countless reasons, things would be better if we were in a situation where it'd be healthy to have fans in the crowd, and not the Thunderdome stuff. I was thinking, has it been easier for Roman to work as a heel due to a lack of audience. Obviously, he was already getting boos, but ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fC19KB via IFTTT

WWF All Star/Championship Wresting

You're a better man than me for trying to watch and review these Backlund-era WWF shows. I tried to watch a few episodes of All Star Wrestling and Championship Wrestling on YouTube and while it is really neat to see future stars like Curt Hennig and Eddie Gilbert show up to take beatings from middle-aged ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3ma8IKN via IFTTT

Smo Joe

Hey Scott, Here's a content question for the blog. Samoa Joe has probably lost out on at least one WWE title run because of his injuries, despite numerous times where he has demonstrated he has it all. Who else would you throw in the “injury bad luck” category when it comes to world championships? Shawn ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fFigLm via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for NWA Starrcade 83 – 11.24.83

The SmarK Rant for NWA Starrcade ’83 (11.24.83) (Originally written May 2018, reposted for a little Thanksgiving spirit!) Live from Greensboro, NC, drawing 15447.  This was of course the first “supercard” as we know them today, broadcast on closed circuit to a bunch of locations and starting a Thanksgiving tradition for the NWA. Your hosts ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/36ahnaJ via IFTTT

Monday Night Raw – June 26, 2006

Monday Night Raw Date: June 26, 2006 Location: Crown Coliseum, Fayetteville, North Carolina Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the night after Vengeance and a grand total of pretty much nothing happened on the show. Other than Johnny Nitro winning the Intercontinental Title, it was one of the least important shows that WWE has put ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3m9wcQq via IFTTT

NXT – November 25, 2020

NXT Date: November 25, 2020 Location: Capitol Wrestling Center, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Beth Phoenix, Kevin Owens, Vic Joseph We’re rapidly approaching the next Takeover and that means it’s time to get ready for WarGames. The men’s match is already set up but the women’s match needs a little more tweaking. There are a few ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3m7ANmg via IFTTT

Dynamite – November 25, 2020

Dynamite Date: November 25, 2020 Location: Daily’s Place, Jacksonville, Florida Commentators: Excalibur, Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone We are a week away from the big Jon Moxley vs. Kenny Omega showdown for the World Title and that means we still need to get Moxley to sign the contract. Someone jumped Moxley when we tried this last ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3l6GLlS via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for AEW Dynamite – 11.25.20

The SmarK Rant for AEW Dynamite – 11.25.20 Taped from Jacksonville, FL Your hosts are Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone & Excalibur Hangman “Lost His Phone For Six Weeks, Too Cheap To Buy Another One” Page v. John Silver Silver offers a Thanksgiving fist bump, but Page doesn’t fall for it and puts him down with ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3777JVD via IFTTT

The Wednesday Night War Thread – November 25, 2020

TONIGHT! Neither show really has much going on, with both sides saving the big guns for next week. NXT:  https://ift.tt/3l4bhNf AEW:  https://ift.tt/2Jb17gA   RIP to Bob Ryder today.  I think AEW Dark might be finally wrapping up this week’s show sometime tonight? People seemed to kinda like me tearing apart All Star Wrestling.  Does that ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39gR0lu via IFTTT

Macho Man & Hercules vs. Ricky Steamboat & Billy Jerk Haynes (and other Dream Matches!)

We’re back for more strange, wild Dream Matches! Including a WrestleMania III “Gear-Up” match, SHINOBU KANDORI wrestling men in WAR (which continues to be the greatest clusterfuck promotion ever), Bret Hart fighting the African Dream, Mick Foley as a WWF Jobber in the ’80s, and the Steiners fighting their non-union Power Plant equivalents in High ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2V2xD7k via IFTTT

What the World Was Watching: Smoky Mountain Wrestling – September 2, 1995

Chip Kessler announces that the Heavenly Bodies are now double tag team champions since they have the belts for SMW and the USWA. The Bob Armstrong-Jim Cornette first blood match at Fire on the Mountain is shown. A bloody Armstrong says he lost to Cornette because the Punisher hit him with a foreign object.  He ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/33yVr7F via IFTTT

Mike Reviews: ECW Hardcore TV #396 (25/11/2000)

Hello You! This week we’ve got Steve Corino defending the ECW Title against Jerry Lynn in what should hopefully be a good match. Let’s find out if it is! This week’s matches were taped from Poughkeepsie, New York Calling the action are Joel Styles and Jerry Lynn We open up with clips from last week ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/33iHhqR via IFTTT

Losing on the way out of NXT

Hey Scott- What do you think of the tradition of having talent lose on their way out of NXT to the main roster? Is it just a holdover from the territory days, or a way of checking people egos as they move up? It seems extra stupid today, to cool off a hot star on ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3q8lTP9 via IFTTT

Then who?

If not Rock, then who faces Roman at mania? A Daniel Bryan angle virtually writes itself. Roman complaining how the 2015 Rumble was supposed to be his breakout night only to be ruined by the crowd wanting Bryan would be an amazing promo. Maybe Big E? Although he probably isn't ready for that spot just yet, not ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2HySzzB via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWF All Star Wrestling – 01.09.82

The SmarK Rant for WWF All Star Wrestling – 01.09.82 (Originally written 11.24.20) God, why am I doing this to myself again? Well, because a couple of people asked for me to try it again after dropping the show like a hot potato 2 years ago, mostly.  But also I need SOMETHING to get me ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fwyOFm via IFTTT

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors 2020 – Night 4

Howdy! Tonight for the first time in the tournament, Hiromu Takahashi will not be in the main event, as our feature bout will feature Master Wato taking on El Desperado! Let’s watch some wrestling, shall we? Satoshi Kojima & Tomoaki Honma vs Yuji Nagata & Gabriel Kidd Let’s just not pretend this matters, since I ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3nPEoFK via IFTTT

AEW DARK: November 24, 2020

(The show’s so long it deserves two logos!) The PG Era Rant for AEW Dark Episode 63: Buckle Up, We’re In For The Long Haul. From the AEW Arena, Novemeber 24. Your hosts are Excalibur, Taz, and (to start) Anthony Ogogo. Oh, baby, we got ALL the matches tonight! Sammy Guevara battles Marko Stunt! It’s ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/375la8D via IFTTT

BSK/KLIQ

Hey Scott, hope you and your family are safe and well. I have been watching alot of Undertaker interviews lately. Why didn't WWE ever run with a BSK Faction? Was it ever discussed? I personally would liked seeing Yoko, Kama, Savio, Godwin's, and Rikishi being themselves with the Undertaker at the helm. BSK vs DX, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Kv8obE via IFTTT

Undertaker on Cameo

https://mobile.twitter.com/BossMoz/status/1330740669120319489 How are we not talking about these yet? Undertaker earnestly delivering lines in character like “I also understand you’re quite the baseball player” and “AJ, you fine… Reeeaaal fine” for $1000 a pop is some of the funniest shit I’ve ever seen. This character is done after these. This is all I can think ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2KDKjQ9 via IFTTT

Impact Wrestling – November 17, 2020

Impact Wrestling Date: November 22, 2020 Location: Skyway Studios, Nashville, Tennessee Commentators: Madison Rayne, Josh Matthews We’re done with Turning Point and now things are starting to get a little more interesting. There were two title changes on the show as the Good Brothers and Deonna Purrazzo won the Tag Team and Knockouts Titles (you ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2J5yrG8 via IFTTT

Tuesday Night Streaming Thread

TONIGHT! AEW Dark returns with a 4 hour, 25 match extravaganza!  OK, I’m exaggerating.  A little. Apparently NWA returns to YouTube next Tuesday as well with “Shockwave”, which sounds like leftover matches from the United Wrestling whatever they’re doing at the moment. Eh, more wrestling, why not. Have a great night! from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2J4lvjs via IFTTT

Lance Von Erich book released

Hey Scott, Not sure if you were aware, but Lance Von Erich has officially released his book ” Lance By Chance: Wrestling as a Von Erich” where he speaks out about his wrestling career and his time as a “Von Erich”. It is a fantastic read, and he really goes into detail about alot of ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/362jk9d via IFTTT

Your own ring entrance music

If you could have your choice of theme sing hit right before you walk into your home or office, what would it be? I thought I’ve covered this a few times.   Either “Battle Without Honor” from Kill Bill or “Uprising” by Muse.   from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3m0m2BG via IFTTT

Unrecognizable Wrestlers

Do you have any wrestlers that come to mind that you totally didn't recognize after not seeing them for many years?  I ask because I was watching the Snuka Dark Side of the Ring and somebody was being interviewed that looked like an aging Dusty Rhodes, although I knew that couldn't be right, of course. I hit ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3pSIwa9 via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for Saturday Night’s Main Event #12 – 10.03.87

The SmarK Rant for Saturday Night’s Main Event #12 – 10.03.87 (Originally written 11.23.20) You may have also heard about this show before. The previous version I had was from 2007, which means…ugh…new format and it’s GOTTA GO. I will not rest until they’re all purged from my archives. For some reason the Network version ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39bG0FV via IFTTT

Monday Night Raw – November 23, 2020

Monday Night Raw Date: November 23, 2020 Location: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida Commentators: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, Samoa Joe We’re finally done with Survivor Series and that means it’s time to head towards Tables, Ladders And Chairs in about four weeks (and also in the new Thunder Dome at Tropicana Field). Tonight is probably going ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2J13QZY via IFTTT

Wrestlemania Endgame

I think we are all in agreement that Roman Reigns has been killing it since his return. My question is the endgame to this whole head of the table angle has to be facing The Rock at Wrestlemania right? If so do you think Rock takes the title and “the head of the table” before ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/35ZlFSa via IFTTT

Monday Night Open Mic

Howdy Blog O’Doomers! We are a day after Survivor Series and what I thought was a pretty fun card with three excellent matches. Watching Roman-Drew a second time and I wonder if they gave that away too early. They could always run it back at Wrestlemania if other main event options don’t work out, but…it ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3pVWxnu via IFTTT

Joshi Spotlight: Legendary Goddess VII-VIII (Bull Nakano & Toshiyo Yamada)

I’d share the link to the YoutTube, but it turns out that Bull wears clothing and decorates her room featuring photographs of nude women on them, so I actually can’t, lol. So here’s that rad Bull Nakano fanart again! And now it’s two remaining Legendary Goddess VHS reviews before I’m finally done with all the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2HsHmAC via IFTTT

Turning Point 2020

Turning Point 2020 Date: November 14, 2020 Location: Skyway Studios, Nashville, Tennessee Commentators: Josh Matthews, Madison Rayne So this is one of Impact Wrestling’s Impact Plus specials and for once, the card actually looks pretty good. In addition to that, it seems like some things actually took place on the show and that makes it ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2J2fEeS via IFTTT

What the World Was Watching: ECW Hardcore TV – August 22, 1995

A recap of Cactus Jack’s heel turn at Wrestlepalooza ’95 airs. ECW Champion the Sandman and Woman talk about how they love thinking about Mikey Whipwreck and the Public Enemy lying in a poor of their own blood.  The Sandman adds that Whipwreck is a boy trying to do a man’s job. After showing J.T. ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/339Nl53 via IFTTT

random questions + comment

Moxley vs Omega, too soon or will there be shenanigans leading to a rematch?   Does AEW need more belts? I just feel they’re dying for one/two more, especially like a trios belt.   I recall you mentioning once WCW went away, so did that group of fans. Is AEW bringing fans back/new fans or ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2J1FDCW via IFTTT

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors 2020 – Night 3

Howdy! Tonight, Hiromu Takahashi’s main event run continues, as he faces stablemate BUSHI! Elsewhere, Robbie Eagles meets SHO as the tournament rolls on! Let’s watch some wrestling, shall we? Satoshi Kojima & Tomoaki Honma vs Yuji Nagata & Gabriel Kidd Typical opening tag, which is a phrase that I know I’ve written before for these ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lZP1FM via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWE Survivor Series 2020 – 11.22.20

The SmarK Rant for WWE Survivor Series 2020 – 11.22.20 Live from the THUNDERDOME, which is apparently now both award winning and critically acclaimed. Your hosts are Michael Cole, Corey Graves, and Samoa Joe. AJ Styles, “Riddle”, Keith Lee, Braun Strowman and Sheamus v. Jey Uso, Kevin Owens, Otis, Seth Rollins and King Corbin Once ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2J28veg via IFTTT

Survivor Series 2020

Survivor Series 2020 Date: November 22, 2020 Location: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida Commentators: Byron Saxton, Samoa Joe, Tom Phillips, Michael Cole, Corey Graves It’s time for a special show as not only do we have Raw vs. Smackdown in the battle for the all important Brand Supremacy, but it’s also the thirty year anniversary of ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/35V6s4t via IFTTT

Survivor Series 2020 Chat Thread!

TONIGHT!  Teams of five strive to come up with a reason to exist!  Roman Reigns mauls Drew McIntyre because even when he’s a heel it’s all about Roman Reigns!  And, we celebrate 30 years since the debut of the Gobbledy Gooker!  (And some other guy.) Pre-show is about to begin, with the main card at ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/338s1gg via IFTTT

Ricky Steamboat title reigns

Two part question: 1. Ricky Steamboat had two all-time classic matches that are universally respected, one with Savage and one with Flair (of many) that ended in title wins followed by benign and almost pointless short reigns. Is there another wrestler you can think of that had amazing title win matches, preferably more than one, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lWuKAG via IFTTT

Billionaire Ted

Who were the performers who played the roles of Nacho Man, Huckster, Billionaire Ted and Scheme Gene? No idea.  They actually switched Hucksters before WM12, didn't they?  Also, Vince Russo plays one of the yes-men in the early skits, but I don't know who the main players were.     from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fzJN17 via IFTTT

The Earthquake Appreciation Society – The Sequel!

With much love, Jabroniville scored about a 6.9 on the Richter Scale, but I think I can get us past the 7.0, so HEEERE’S EARTHQUAKE! John Tenta & Giant Baba vs. Rusher Kimura and Goro Tsurumi This is Tenta’s debut from AJPW in early 1987, weighing a lot less than he would in the WWF, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/396hAh6 via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWF Superstars – 06.05.93

The SmarK Rant for WWF Superstars – 06.05.93 Taped from Worcester, MA, hopefully for the last time so we can get to a fresh set of tapings. Your hosts are Vince McMahon, Randy Savage & Jerry Lawler OH SNAP, Papa Shango has ominous words for Bret Hart on the big screen and BURNS AN EFFIGY ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/338KCsC via IFTTT

NXT 05/18/2010 #13

I have a message. The plane carrying Michael Tarver, Skip Sheffield & Daniel Bryan was shot down over the Sea of Japan. It spun in. There were no survivors. We’re in Ottawa, Canada and we start with The Pros explaining why they voted Skip Sheffield off. They give generic answers but Regal salvages it after ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/35QKXlk via IFTTT

Daily News Update – November 22, 2020

Hopefully everyone enjoyed the NOAH show from last night. Today is Survivor Series.  I’d like to pretend I care about anything on the show, but we’d just be lying to ourselves. Rhea Ripley May Be Done With NXT https://ift.tt/3m09XfS Undertaker Appears On Hot Ones https://ift.tt/36Vr7Vz Why WWE Had To Change Big E.’s Smackdown Plans https://ift.tt/3lYNijS from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2UO3WqD via IFTTT

Mike Reviews – Pro-Wrestling NOAH 20th Anniversary Show (22/11/2020)

Hello You! Because why not eh? I was a big NOAH fan in the 00’s and hoovered up any stuff from the company that I could, even going to see the company live on three occasions when they toured over in the UK at different points. The death of Mitsuharu Misawa and the retirement of ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Ks7GMl via IFTTT

NJPW: World Tag League Night 4 (11.22.20)

NOVEMBER 22, 2020 NAGANO – SAKU CITY GENERAL GYMNASIUM – LIVE for Night 4 action from Nagano.  Super stoked for General Tekkers vs. Guerillas of Destiny in the main event.  Just about the whole field is tied at 4 points, so it would be quicker to tell you who isn’t on the leader board.  HIrooki ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/35Qa2gn via IFTTT

Vengeance 2006

Vengeance 2006 Date: June 25, 2006 Location: Charlotte Bobcats Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina Attendance: 6,800 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s time for another Raw pay per view but this time around we have ECW invading as WWE continues to try to turn it into something again. This time around that means Edge challenging ECW/WWE ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2IPqV2c via IFTTT

Smackdown – June 23, 2006

Smackdown Date: June 23, 2006 Location: Pepsi Arena, Albany, New York Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield It’s the go home show for Vengeance and that means we can finally start looking forward to Great American Bash next month. Last week’s main event saw Bobby Lashley beat King Booker in what could be seen as ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3foafdQ via IFTTT

ECW On Sci Fi – June 20, 2006

ECW On Sci Fi Date: June 20, 2006 Location: Pepsi Arena, Albany, New York Commentators: Joey Styles, Tazz Well after last week’s mess, they don’t have the highest bar to clear. It would be nice to have something that actually feels like ECW, which is why we have Edge and Randy Orton here tonight. It’s ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3nKmnsp via IFTTT

Saturday Night Fight Thread – November 21, 2020

Hey yo. Haven’t really decided where the review roulette wheel will land tonight.  Survivor Series 95?  I’ve done all the older classic ones recently so that would be the next one due, I guess.  Could always go back to 1990 Clashes as well.  I dunno, we’ll see how I feel after I order supper. All ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2J3ByOg via IFTTT

Taker interview

Hi Scott, hope you are well. Not sure if you've seen this yet, but it's definitely worth your time. Some really fun stuff about his career that's much more than the usual. Take care. The Undertaker Takes Care of Business While Eating Spicy Wings | Hot Ones from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/35Se8EU via IFTTT

The Long Turn

Curious what some of your favorite face/heel turns are for wrestlers who had long been or had major runs as the opposite. Thinking Austins heel run in 01, Taker finally going heel again in 99, Bryan a few years back. Any that particularly standout as more personal favorite and/or big shocks? Was just pondering this ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3kWsmZs via IFTTT

NOAH show

Hey Scott,  Thought it might interest the blog to know that NOAH's biggest show of the year is tonight (11 PM PST/2 AM EST), and is actually available to stream for free on Abema's site.  It's also available with English commentary from FiteTV.  Anyway, NOAH's been sneakily great for a while now, and this is ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/395oao8 via IFTTT

Conversations with Conrad and JIM HERD!

I heard rumbling a little while back that Conrad Thompson, mortgage man, podcast impresario and Flair family member, was launching a new podcast separate to anything he was doing with Brother Bruce, Eric Bischoff, Tony Skeevone or Jim Ross. Turns out he’s doing interviews with famous and infamous figures like former Executive Vice President of ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lTPJ7p via IFTTT

Mike Reviews Every WWE Survivor Series Main Event – Part Four (2005 to 2010)

Hello You! Well here we are its back to Reviewing Main Events, starting with one of WWE’s traditional “Big Four” pay per view events of the year in the form of Survivor Series. The original Survivor Series was created in 1987 as a way for WWE to mess with Jim Crockett Promotions, as they were ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3953Tz2 via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WCW Monday Nitro – 01.29.96

The SmarK Rant for WCW Monday Nitro – 01.29.96 (Also originally written December 2014, although not at the same time as the RAW episode where I suffered a kidney stone attack.  The scheduling for these was bizarre at the time, with the Network adding stuff randomly and leaving gaps so that I never knew when ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3nIkzQP via IFTTT

Daily News Update – November 21, 2020

Apparently it’s Survivor Series weekend.  Who knew? Also why do we need pre-show matches on a show without any fans in attendance?  To warm up the TV screens?   Battle Royal At Survivor Series https://ift.tt/392BzwZ Final Three Survivor Series Team Spots Filled https://ift.tt/337OYjw Why Adam Pearce Is WWE’s Authority Figure https://ift.tt/36W0m3d     from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/332KLOk via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWF Monday Night RAW – 01.29.96

The SmarK Rant for Monday Night RAW – 01.29.96 (Originally written December 2014.  And while normally I delete my assorted ramblings from the time, oh man did I ever remember this one…) Woke up at 2:00AM this morning feeling like my wife was punching me in the kidneys, and while that was not something that ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3pPF4gs via IFTTT

Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 03-23-1985

Taped from Dallas, TX Airdate: March 23, 1985 (taped 03/22) Attendance: unknown Hosted by Bill Mercer Can Adias upset Adams? Will Hart get involved? And who is Sunshine’s mystery man? Given how daunting Cornette’s men are, she may need to summon a deity of some kind. Also, who will join me for this frightening reflection? ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3nWfpRx via IFTTT

NJPW: World Tag League – Night 3 (11.19.20)

NOVEMBER 19, 2020 TOKYO – KORUKEAN HALL – Night 3 is upon us with a lot to live up to after the incredible main event from night 2.  The Tag Team Champions, Taichi and Zack Sabre Jr are tied atop the standings with 4, along with EVIL and Yujiro Takahashi. WORLD TAG LEAGUE MATCH #1 ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3kSRRuJ via IFTTT

Smackdown – November 20, 2020

Smackdown Date: November 20, 2020 Location: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves It’s the go home show for Survivor Series and there are still three spots to fill in on the Smackdown teams. I can’t say I’m overly surprised as WWE likes to take their time, but this is really cutting it ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3pLuJBX via IFTTT

Friday Night Party Thread: November 20, 2020

WE MADE IT! It’s been revealed via Twitter that Mercedes Martinez is off TV right now because she is asthmatic and has an immunocompromised son.  So very much the Reigns reason. Which seal of the Apocalypse has “Undertaker doing Chinese technology viral videos” behind it?  Asking for a friend. Survivor Series odds, as of five ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/38ZzYrS via IFTTT

Earthquake’s Dream Matches (Boss Man! Paul Roma! Booger!)

Tenta as Yukon lumberjack “Earthquake Evans” in a 1989 tryout match, with Slick as his manager! I’ve long felt that John “Earthquake” Tenta is a tragically underrated “Big Man” worker, but, much like Haku, he’s had a bit of a renaissance as former Workrate Snobs like me have learned to appreciate what a hard-working big ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/36SAPrz via IFTTT

What the World Was Watching: USWA Championship Wrestling – October 7, 1995

The set of announcing musical chairs continues on this week’s telecast with Dave Brown and Corey Maclin calling the action from the WMC-TV5 studio in Memphis, Tennessee. Opening Contest:  The Spellbinder (9-6-2) pins the Scorpion after a somersault senton at 1:04: The Scorpion tries to lay into the Spellbinder to start the match, but the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Hl3xsp via IFTTT

Summerslam 95

So I've re-watched Summerslam 95, and I have a few questions: 1. During the Bret-Isaac Yankem match, Lawler alluded to Glen being a great wrestler in the past under assumed names? which characters/gimmicks was he referring to? 2. Why bring Rhonda Singh into WWF as Bertha Faye and not an ass-kicking monster of a character? ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lOFuRO via IFTTT

A Very Important Question

Since AEW is using HBO licensed material with the Mox vs Omega ep being dubbed Winter is Coming, do you think they should do a Curb Your Enthusiasm inspired  Dynamite with Taz in the Larry David role? I'm thinking Cage and Starks can be Jeff and Suzy, and Excalibur can be Cheryl; however, who should ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2UIsyRx via IFTTT

Survivor Series Main Event

This is the third year that Survivor Series has had the Universal Champion vs. WWE Champion as the main event…  And the third year the WWE Championship changed hands a week before the show to change the main event.  For the record… 2017: Brock Lesnar vs. Jinder Mahal became Brock Lesnar vs. AJ Styles 2018: ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Ktn0Zh via IFTTT

Wrestling Observer Flashback – 02.05.96

Wrestling Observer Flashback – 02.05.96 Sounds like Inoki might just pull off his crazy multi-promotional show after all! – Antonio Inoki has seemingly managed to line up talent from every major wrestling promotion in the US, plus Mexico and Japan, for his “World Wrestling Festival”, scheduled to take place on 5/18 at either the Los ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/35NU1rd via IFTTT

Daily News Update – November 20, 2020

The weekend is almost upon us! Anderson Silva released by UFC https://ift.tt/36SriRx Pretty sad way to end his career.  The spiral downwards from the formerly unbeatable killer just losing fight after fight to scrubs was pretty hard to watch. Undertaker offering Cameo messages for $1000 each https://ift.tt/3nLuKnx I know!  I’m gonna get him to say ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3pO3HKr via IFTTT

NXT UK – November 19, 2020

NXT UK Date: November 19, 2020 Location: BT Studios, London, England Commentators: Nigel McGuinness, Andy Shepherd It’s title night as Kay Lee Ray is defending the Women’s Title against Piper Niven but this time it’s a Falls Count Anywhere match. Other than that we have some interesting things going on around here and hopefully some ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3pKSg5Y via IFTTT

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors 2020 – Night 2

Howdy! Tonight, our main event features Hiromu Takahashi vs El Desperado as the Best of the Super Juniors continues! Let’s watch some wrestling, shall we? Yuji Nagata & Gabriel Kidd vs Tomoaki Honma & Satoshi Kojima  And here’s your undercard opener for the day. Liger is on commentary and I want his sweater. It looks ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Hm29py via IFTTT

PRIME TIME Thursday: November 19, 2020

“Hello, wrestling fans, and welcome to Prime Time Thursday.  I’m Gorilla Monsoon, and… unfortunately, there’s no sign of the Brain as we begin our program.  He was supposed to come back from going on location for our Thanksgiving fundraiser next week.  We’re currently making sure…” *phone on the desk rings* “Well, this may be our ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/36Puv45 via IFTTT

Questions about No Holds Barred

So, I'm watching Vince & Hogan's “No Holds Barred” movie for the first time and I have a few questions: Is Rip supposed to be a face? He seems very unlikeable, kinda like the character he's modeled after.  Is Roddy Piper's “Body Slam” Oscar-worthy compared to this garbage? Why did Stan Hansen get a role ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/38Y7JK0 via IFTTT

Nia Jax and nepotism

Outside of HOLY SHIT SHE”S RELATED TO THE ROCK, why is Nia Jax still around?  She's an awful worker, injures wrestlers and is completely unsafe, has nepotism benefitted her better than anyone else in wrestling, anyone else in her position would've either been sent back to the PC or released outright, she's worse than Dino ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3kSvxl6 via IFTTT

Would an ECW Invasion have saved WCW?

By mid 99 WCW was in serious trouble and of course their woes got a bit worse month by month. If Paul Heyman sold ECW to WCW would an ECW Invasion have saved WCW at any point during their dying days? I mean don't just treat it like another nWo or the New Blood, have ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Knr4Ky via IFTTT

Marty janetty in 94

When 123 Kid & Janetty won the belts from the Quebecers in January 94, i was PUMPED!! One, because as a kid those 2 teaming up was awesome, and two, i would get Kid/janetty vs. hart Brothers at the Rumble!!!  But alas, quick change back to Quebecers. Oh well. Looking back now, how reliable/unreliable was ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lNyHYm via IFTTT

Daily News Update – November 19, 2020

So pretty exciting that Warner Bros is skipping theaters and releasing Wonder Woman directly to HBO Max! Oh, what, nowhere else in the world besides the US has HBO Max?  Tremendous business plan on their part.  Carry on. Next Takeover Confirmed https://ift.tt/2IQOl6K Video: AEW’s History Of A Revolution https://ift.tt/2UG2bLR FTR Tops Inaugural PWI Tag Team ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/330QTGN via IFTTT

NXT – November 18, 2020

NXT Date: November 18, 2020 Location: Capitol Wrestling Center, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Beth Phoenix, Vic Joseph, Wade Barrett We’re coming off a huge upset last week as Leon Ruff won the North American Title from Johnny Gargano, albeit with a big assist from Damian Priest. Tonight it’s time for a rematch so Gargano can ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2UTs1MN via IFTTT

WWF Prime Time Wrestling – Sep. 09. 1991

Apologies to Scott and Brian for possibly treading on their turf, but when I heard that new episodes of Prime Time were up from the period when I got into wrestling I had to look it up. At this point, it was in the short-lived period with guests and a studio audience, launched around March ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2IRyXqC via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for AEW Dynamite – 11.18.20

The SmarK Rant for AEW Dynamite – 11.18.20 Live from Jacksonville, FL Your hosts are Tony Schiavone, Jim Ross & Excalibur The Young Bucks v. Top Flight (Darius & Daunte Martin) The pre-match video package for Top Flight reveals that they “grew up watching the Bucks and Motor City Machine Guns”, which just makes me ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lPbUvm via IFTTT

Dynamite – November 18, 2020

Dynamite Date: November 18, 2020 Location: Daily’s Place, Jacksonville, Florida Commentators: Excalibur, Tony Schiavone, Jim Ross We’re on the way to the December 2 showdown with World Champion Jon Moxley defending against Kenny Omega but we have a few weeks to go before we get there. Tonight we have a contract signing, but we also ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fjYNjl via IFTTT

Wednesday Night War Thread!

TONIGHT! AEW presents those rapscallions from the Inner Circle off having shenanigans and tomfoolery and other assorted malarkey in Las Vegas, and I’m sure they’ll be up to no good as well. NXT has Cameron Grimes v. Dexter Lumis in a blindfold match, which is a staggering coincidence because blindfolded is exactly how I love ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2IOkpbQ via IFTTT

Gobbledygooker on WWE Champions

The Gobbledygooker is now a playable character on the WWE Champions game & there's a multi-day event centered around him. On a scale of The Reveal of the Giant Egg to 10, how excited are you about this news? Would have been more so had they deliberately nerfed him and given him ridiculous moves that ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3pOwnmD via IFTTT

Scott Keith: Exposed!

From your SNME review: “Damn, between his shitty refereeing job at WM3 and his subpar work all night here, one thing is for certain: Joey Marella is the WORST.” … ? It is universally understood and recognized that Dino Bravo is the worst. Explain yourself, sir. I DON’T OWE YOU PEOPLE AN EXPLANATION.   from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/38RF1dX via IFTTT

Bret Hart & The Ultimate Warrior vs. Kamala & Papa Shango (and other Dream Matches!)

Ugh, it’s SINGLET Warrior- that’s always death. It’s time for more Dream Matches! Including the weirdest “final bout of the House Show” tag match ever! The ultimate battle of WCW Saturday Night: Hole In One versus LIGHTNING FOOT! An odd and very rare Heel vs. Heel Tag Title match on RAW! And a very interesting ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3nFTjSP via IFTTT

What the World Was Watching: Smoky Mountain TV – August 26, 1995

Chip Kessler hosts this edition of Smoky Mountain TV, with matches on today’s show coming from The Super Bowl of Wrestling and Fire on the Mountain. The Billy Jack Haynes-Brad Armstrong match for the USWA Southern Heavyweight Championship at The Super Bowl of Wrestling is shown. Footage of Haynes regaining the title from Armstrong at ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/35IjbHJ via IFTTT

Monday Night Raw – June 19, 2006

Monday Night Raw Date: June 19, 2006 Location: Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, New York Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the go home show for Vengeance but at the same time, it is still a show about building up ECW, which only debuted last week. I’m not sure how well that is going to go, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2UDAjbl via IFTTT

Mike Reviews: ECW Hardcore TV #395 (18/11/2000)

Hello You! Last week’s show was just recaps of the previous pay per view event, so hopefully this week something new will happen and they can start setting up the card for Massacre on 34th Street on the 3rd of December 2000. This week’s matches were taped from Poughkeepsie, New York Calling the action are ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3pIgQEw via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for Saturday Night’s Main Event – 05.02.87

The SmarK Rant for WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event – 05.02.87 (Originally written around the same time as the last one:  March 2019.  Since I’m gonna be reviewing Survivor Series this weekend, I might as well just repost this one now and that way I can be ready and armed to redo the September 87 ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3faIhC5 via IFTTT

Super Random Question

Mace's tights say “01 No Sound Selected” on one leg. What on Earth does that mean? I assume it's some sort of meme or videogame reference, but I'm an old man now and get upset at things I don't understand. Any ideas? Sounds like a sound test menu in a video game.  Perhaps he’s a ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/35IuTlu via IFTTT

The Yang-SAG Connection

Scott, So I know the argument against wrestling ever developing any kind of labor solidarity is that 1) Vince would never let it happen, and 2) not enough of the boys/girls would be willing to stick their necks out to get there. But in the wake of Zelina Vega getting canned, tweeting out that she ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2KkUyss via IFTTT

Lex Luger…underrated?

I always read about how Luger was a flop, an underachiever, “rightfully forgotten” etc. I mean the guy was never a great worker by any means but he was easily better than the likes of Ultimate Warrior for example. And how is the guy a flop or an underachiever when: -Was WHITE hot throughout 1997 ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/35Dqn82 via IFTTT

Legends of the Superheroes – The Roast!

Having failed to defeat the superheroes in the last episode, the villains take advantage of their comedy chops by inviting them to… a roast! Something I neglected to mention in the review for the last episode is that Hawkman, who has a body like John Cena, doesn’t say much but they overdub a weird hawk ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2IBUdkL via IFTTT

NJPW: World Tag League 2020 Night 2 (11.16.20)

NOVEMBER 16, 2020 YOSHITSUNE ARENA, ISHIKAWA – Tonight is a quick turn around from the opening night of action.  A few upsets and a few surprises.  Then we head into a 3 day break after today’s action.  And from the looks of things, some guys already need it. WORLD TAG LEAGUE MATCH #1 Guerillas of ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3kElCiD via IFTTT

AEW DARK: November 17, 2020

The PG Era Rant for AEW Episode 62, November 17, 2020. From the AEW Arena. Your hosts are Excalibur and Taz with a new opening theme and graphics! (This was recorded during the recent storms going through Florida.) Lots of feature bouts tonight! Joey Janela steps into the ring with Marko Stunt as the DDT ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3kIi2UG via IFTTT