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The SmarK Rant for AEW Dynamite – 03.31.21

The SmarK Rant for AEW Dynamite – 03.31.21 Soon we bid farewell to the Wednesday night war.  But not tonight. Taped from Jacksonville, FL Your hosts are Tony Schiavone, Jim Ross & Excalibur Christian Cage v. Kazarian Ironically Christian has to do his “look to the crowd” pose to a literal empty arena the first ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fwRVRK via IFTTT

Dynamite – March 31, 2021

Dynamite Date: March 31, 2021 Location: Daily’s Place, Jacksonville, Florida Commentators: Excalibur, Tony Schiavone, Jim Ross I’m not sure what to expect here, as we are on the rather long road towards Double Or Nothing and it is still too early to set things up for the show. Christian might be the next title match ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3sAQ8Pn via IFTTT

What the World Was Watching: WWF Superstars – January 6, 1990

Vince McMahon and Jesse Ventura are in the booth and they are taped from the Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville, Alabama.  This taping took place on December 13, 1989. Opening Contest:  Brutus Beefcake beats George South via submission to a sleeper hold at 2:04: Beefcake was rocketing up the singles ranks by 1990, catapulted ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39xRHWN via IFTTT

Kevin Nash vs. Wrath (and other Dream Matches!)

When a five-minute match ends up still being talked about 20 years later. Welcome back to more Dream Matches! This one features the famous Nitro bout between Main Eventer Kevin Nash and the rising star Wrath! And totally isn’t just an excuse for me to write a mini-column whining about that match and then put ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3u8Se9w via IFTTT

WWF Action Zone – June 4th, 1995

June 4th, 1995 Your hosts are Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill. This week’s featured match is Razor Ramon & Savio Vega vs. Jacob & Eli Blu   We get a video package hyping today’s featured match.   Tekno Team 2000 defeat Bob Cook & Howard Nalley from the 6/4 edition of “Wrestling Challenge.”   We ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3u9QQDt via IFTTT

Monday Night Raw – October 30, 2006

Monday Night Raw Date: October 30, 2006 Location: Mark of the Quad, Moline, Illinois Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the go home show for Cyber Sunday and that puts this show in a weird spot. There are some matches set, but there are also some matches which will not be set up until Sunday. ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3m9cCEz via IFTTT

Mike Reviews – All Japan Pro Wrestling TV (30/03/1985)

Hello You! Yup, it’s time for some more mid-80’s All Japan goodness courtesy of that there YouTube machine. Thanks as always to Roy Lucier for uploading this stuff! This week’s matches took place for Korakuen Hall on the 29th of March 1985 and aired on the 30th of March 1985. If you want to watch ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2QM7c6U via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for NWA Powerrr – 03.30.21

The SmarK Rant for NWA Powerrr – 03.30.21 THE STORY SO FAR: This is the second episode of the relaunched NWA Powerrr on Fite.TV, and for those who want a quick catchup of the first episode, here’s the main points: – Austin Idol is now a regular character on the show, managing Tyrus (ugh) – ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3dq1vTI via IFTTT

Hurting business

So Vince breaks up the Hurt Business, one of the few bright spots on RAW, two weeks before one of their members is main eventing Wrestlemania. It's also the same month the WWE Champions mobile game debuts new Hurt Business characters.  They finally found good uses for Shelton Benjamin & Cedric Alexander, the group helped ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3ug0o01 via IFTTT

Wrestlemania lopsided?

Hello Scott Looking at the line-up for this year's Mania, don't you feel that the two nights are completely uneven, quality-wise? Aside from DB potentially saving the Universal title match, Day 2 looks like a stinkathon, compared to a much better Day 1? Sure does.   from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3whCqTC via IFTTT

This is really Wrestlemania?

Besides the rumble match, i have't watched really anything new besides a couple Reigns matches since the new year.  I looked at the updated card this morning, and can someone please tell me, besides a presence of a crowd, what makes this WM any different from any ppv of the last…. maybe 6-7 years? Apparently ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3sDX66n via IFTTT

People/gimmicks who Peacock have no problem with

These people/gimmicks are on the WrestleManias that have made it through Peacock censors (an incomplete list): Jimmy Snuka Adrian Adonis Chris Benoit Mr. Fuji The Iron Sheik Nikolai Volokoff Slick The Islanders Akeem The Orient Express Donald Trump Hillbilly Jim Tatanka The Harris Brothers Well the service is young yet.  There’s still lots of video ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3dq7LuM via IFTTT

Hogan vs. Warrior Podcast Now Online!

Hi Scott, The new 2000s Wrestling Nerd podcast is online, and your interview for context of Hogan vs. Warrior was pitch perfect. I hope everyone enjoys the show as much as we all seem to enjoy the Ultimate Challenge, and as much as I enjoyed recreating Vince's epic WM6 intro. Thanks again for your time! ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2QV2W5e via IFTTT

Daily News Update – 03.31.21

Good morning! Haven’t had a chance to play Retromania Wrestling quite yet but I’m on vacation next week so I’ll have lots of time then. NXT Officially Moving To Tuesdays https://ift.tt/3mftI3W Good News For Road Dogg’s Health Issues https://ift.tt/2PlgpCV WWE Adding Two More Wrestlemania Matches https://ift.tt/39uSqb4 from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3m8VTRZ via IFTTT

WWF Wrestling Challenge – June 4th, 1995

  June 4, 1995 From the Springfield Civic Center in Springfield, MA Your hosts are Jim Ross and Gorilla Monsoon This week in action are Savio Vega and Tekno Team 2000. Plus, an interview with Alundra Blayze and more!   Shawn Michaels vs. Barry Horowitz The announcers gush over Shawn here and put over the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2PoZIq2 via IFTTT

AEW DARK: March 30, 2021

The PG Era Rant for AEW Dark Episode 82 (“Don’t Scare Me By Saying 16 Matches When There’s Only 12”), March 30, 2021. From the AEW Arena. Your hosts are Taz and Excalibur. Anyone who joins them will be noted by each match. TONIGHT! After John Silver’s TNT Title opportunity, Alex Reynolds looks to show ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3dAtmkz via IFTTT

Tuesday Night Streaming Thread

TONIGHT! Yes, the Tuesday Night Wars are back on again, as AEW Dark is on YouTube, and NWA Powerrr episode 23 drops on Fite.TV.  I actually watched the return episode, #22, last night, which was WEIRD.  Because normally I don’t just watch wrestling without recapping it and it was a strange feeling. Also there’s a ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39tBPV4 via IFTTT

Impact Wrestling – March 23, 2021

Impact Wrestling Date: March 23, 2021 Location: Skyway Studios, Nashville, Tennessee Commentators: D’Lo Brown, Matt Striker We are on the road to Rebellion and that means it is time to start hammering home some of the card. This time around it is going to include an appearance from Kenny Omega and that means things are ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3wdkTw1 via IFTTT

WWF Superstars – June 3rd, 1995

June 3, 1995 From the O’Neil Center in Danbury, CT Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix This week, Jerry Lawler will answer Bret Hart’s challenge. Plus, an update on Diesel and a King of the Ring qualifying match between The Roadie and Doink the Clown. Dok Hendrix joins Vince to tell us how ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3ftJabk via IFTTT

Steamboat as IC Champ

Before he got his IC Title run cut short for asking for time off, what were the plans for Steamboat as champ?  Would he have held it to WM IV?  Were there any discussions for him to win the belt back when he came back in Summer of 87? I think the aspect of cutting ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3w9ADA1 via IFTTT

How Important is the Look?

Speaking on when Seth Rollins “lost it” (and I agree the Fiend match killed him), I wonder what your thoughts are on his presentation?  A lot of highlights recently of his cash-in at WM31 and I just think he looked the part so much more then.  He looked like a million bucks, a star and ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39nhiBN via IFTTT

Daniel Bryan the Wagnerian

Hello, My question about the Demolition v. WM theme reminded me of another illustration of the importance of music to the show's presentation, particularly how it can make or break the perception of a wrestler.  During Daniel Bryan's big face run starting in 2013, he was using a guitar-rock arrangement of Wagner's “Ride of the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39r8sTI via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWF Wrestling Challenge – 11.15.86

The SmarK Rant for WWF Wrestling Challenge – 11.15.86 Today was a big day for me as a man, as I bought my first Three Stooges box set, having never owned anything of their work before.  I was always more of a fan of the Marx Brothers for that era of classic comedy, but at ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3rBrkFq via IFTTT

Daily News Update – 03.30.21

Watched the March 23 episode of NWA Powerrr on Fite last night to catch up before tonight. It’s actually very close to the old show, complete with INTO THE FIRE. It does run a bit long but I’m glad to have it back. The Hurt Business Breaks Up https://ift.tt/2O6ZjIr Matt Riddle vs. Sheamus Set For ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3sEHEGQ via IFTTT

Monday Night Raw – March 29, 2021

Monday Night Raw Date: March 29, 2021 Location: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida Commentators: Byron Saxton, MVP, Tom Phillips We are less than two weeks away from Wrestlemania and that means it is time to really hammer things home. That might be a problem for the next two weeks though as the shows are going ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3rIleU9 via IFTTT

AEW Elevation: March 29, 2021

The PG Era Rant for AEW Elevation Episode 3 (“Wait, you’re doing HOW many matches?”), March 29, 2021. TONIGHT! Fuego Del Sol searches for that elusive first win, but Ethan Page is undefeated one-on-one in AEW! Frankie Kazarian battles rising star Danny Limelight! Ryan Nemeth and JD Drake go after Best Friends Chuck Taylor and ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39oCbwc via IFTTT

Monday Night Open Mic

Howdy Blog O’Dooomers! I hope you all had a great weekend. I am officially fully vaccinated. Feeling good. No real side effects. My husband seems to have a bit of a runny nose, but I think that’s more to do with his pollen allergies than anything. It was a very smooth process. That being said ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3rwLssj via IFTTT

What the World Was Watching: WWF Prime Time Wrestling – January 1, 1990 (Start of a New Series!)

1989 was a strong year for the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).  The Mega Powers angle between Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage created a strong buyrate for WrestleMania V and rematches between the two throughout the spring and summer generated healthy gates.  In addition, the company expanded its revenue streams by adding The Royal Rumble to ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3sB3Vp1 via IFTTT

WWF Monday Night RAW – May 29th, 1995

  Well, I finally have the time to continue these recaps. Its been a while but they should be daily going forward.   May 29, 1995 From the Broome County Arena in Binghamton, NY Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Jerry “The King” Lawler   Before the credits, we see Jeff Jarrett in the ring ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2QKVxoV via IFTTT

Joshi Spotlight: JWP in 1994 (August)

AUGUST 5, 1994: * And we’re back with more JWP focus, as Rico Kasai’s channel hits a VERY busy stretch in August 1994. One set of bouts is from is a VERY puny arena (Ibaraki-ken), with a big curtain on one side, and a lot of people fanning themselves. Another takes place during a “Body ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3maF9da via IFTTT

Dangerley???

Hey Scott, Hope you and yours are well. Upon your recommendation about a year ago, I'm workin through some oldy timey Memphis and one thing is really bothering me. Why, oh why did they call Paul E Dangerously, Paul E Dangerley? It really doesn't make sense, Any ideas?? My assumption would be that Jerry Jarrett ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3m1hWtE via IFTTT

Wrestlemania 3 attendance

Classic shot from Wrestlemania 3. This legitimately looks like the biggest crowd ever. Optical illusion (i.e. film which is transportive and inspires nostalgia) or the real deal? Clearly the digital age doesn’t do modern crowds the same justice… Anyways, i’m kind of excited about this year’s Mania. We’re getting an actual crowd and it’s the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fouWbJ via IFTTT

NXT 08/03/2010 #24

We’re in Laredo, Texas for the post-Eli Cottonwood era. It’s only been a week and I already miss the blithering idiot. As people have explained, he made an appearance in the original FCW version of The Wyatt Family so thanks for letting me know he had One Last Bungle. Lay Cool start the show with ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3sxqkUc via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for NWA Back for the Attack – 03.21.21

The SmarK Rant for NWA Back for the Attack – 03.21.21 Well it was either this or Mid-Atlantic this morning and either one is not gonna be a huge hit anyway.  This show happened a week ago and I have literally not heard anyone even talk about it or what happened on it and they ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39opOR2 via IFTTT

Daily News Update – 03.29.21

Hope the weekend treated everyone well. We here in Canada are hoping to get vaccinated by sometime in 2025 so life can resume eventually. Details On The New Thunderdone https://ift.tt/3w82h0q How Much Backstage Power Does Daniel Bryan Have? https://ift.tt/3sCHHDa from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3sBMswW via IFTTT

Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 07-06-1985

Taped from Dallas, TX Airdate: July 6, 1985 (taped 06/28) Attendance: unknown Hosted by Bill Mercer How will Kevin and Parsons fare against Gang and Brooks? What’s new with Adams? What does Mike have to say about his shoulder injury? And who will join me for this hair-raising episode? Don’t worry, David. Your werewolf transformation ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fnMioU via IFTTT

Call it like it is.

Wrestlemania having fans – bad ( totally agree) Aew piggybacking off wrestlemania ( which didn’t they say they would never do?) & having a house show and selling tickets – not a word, and a good thing? I get the hate for Vince, but let’s not turn a blind eye when AEW does the same ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3sBkzoA via IFTTT

Worst ending to an undefeated streak

Which conclusion of an undefeated streak was the worst: Goldberg's to Kevin Nash, Tatanka jobbing to Ludvig Borga, or the Undertaker losing to Lesnar at Wrestlemania? Oh Tatanka by far.  It barely meant anything even at the time and Borga was gone a few months later.  Plus there was no real followup on Tatanka's character.  ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2NZIDlY via IFTTT

RVD WCW Big Bang 2001

Rumor had it that if WCW had gone through with the deal to Bischoff in 2001, that RVD was coming in and was going to be the face of WCW becoming champion at the Big Bang PPV that never happened.  Was there truth to that and do you think RVD as the new face of ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fkcelt via IFTTT

A real Sophie’s Choice

Hi, Time for some serious ethical dilemma shit.  You have to choose between: the Demolition entrance song and the old-school Wrestlemania theme (the one used on WMs 6-8).  The one you pick stays, the other gets expunged from existence.  What's your choice?  Think hard about the consequences here.  They could have major ramifications. They've already ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fqkMqT via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for Saturday Night’s Main Event #27 – 07.28.90

The SmarK Rant for Saturday Night’s Main Event #27 – 07.28.90 Taped from Omaha, NE on 07.16.90, drawing 10,303 and a 7.2 rating.  That’s down pretty significantly from the last one. Anyway, this is the “Wild Kingdom” episode because it’s “Mutual of Omaha”.  Is that even a thing anymore? Your hosts are Vince McMahon & ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3ct4MSZ via IFTTT

Daily News Update – 03.28.21

Hope the weekend is going well for you.  I got a fresh batch of headers for these and HOLY CRAP is today’s going to be hard to top. Road Dogg suffers suspected heart attack https://ift.tt/31sLvuW WWE posts lists of safety protocols for Wrestlemania https://ift.tt/3rwiFEe Hopefully they’re not written by whoever has been in charge of ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fm0M92 via IFTTT

Smackdown – October 27, 2006

Smackdown Date: October 27, 2006 Location: Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Missouri Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield We’re on the way to Cyber Sunday, but that only means something for a few people on this show. Other than that we are starting the build towards Survivor Series, or at least we should be pretty soon. ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2P4naJj via IFTTT

Saturday Night Fight Thread

TONIGHT! I dunno, probably a UFC of some kind. Episode 2 of Falcon & Winter Soldier was excellent and hilarious (ALIENS, ANDROIDS AND WIZARDS!) as Disney Plus continues hitting it out of the park with these shows. I finally started playing Spider-Man Miles Morales this week after having my Christmas presents delayed by Covid restrictions, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3sypiaK via IFTTT

ECW On Sci Fi – October 24, 2006

ECW on Sci Fi Date: October 24, 2006 Location: Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Missouri Commentators: Joey Styles, Tazz We seem to have a new direction for the World Title situation around here and that is rather long overdue. The big question now is when will Rob Van Dam get his title shot, as Cyber Sunday ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2PuAIxr via IFTTT

Question

We can all agree that the WWE Hall of Fame is a joke.  Having said that, my question is this: It seems like each year they “enshrine” 5 or 6 wrestlers / tag teams, most of whom have some “name” value to the casual fan (or at least their “main attraction” inductee does).  At this rate, his long ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2PAJR7P via IFTTT

Midsouth Narcs

Watched a Midsouth TV show from 1984 and boy it seems like the HOF of drug addict wrestlers from the last 40 years are all there, from JYD to Landel to Jake Roberts to Chris Adams to Dr Death and to a lesser degree (more prominent at a later stage I guess) Shawn, Duggan, Hercules, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2O1CBRW via IFTTT

WM 37 ticket questions

I'm looking at the seating chart on Ticketmaster for WM, and a few things struck me:1. Some of the ADA Pod Seating (the wheelchair accessible seats) are in…row WCW. 2. The cheapest tickets I see are for $150, although supposedly some seats were being offered for $35. Still…is this a show worth putting out $2000 ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lUMcGK via IFTTT

Mike Reviews Shows Considered To Be Stinkers – WCW Bash At The Beach 1999 (11/07/1999)

Hello You! Back with another reader request this time, courtesy of Sean Mooney, as we dive into the deep toxic waters of World Championship Wrestling as it sunk to its eventual doom. 1998 was when the company initially hit the iceberg but they still did great business that year and it wasn’t until 1999 reared ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lUHOaL via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WCW Monday Nitro – 03.26.01

The SmarK Rant for WCW Monday Nitro – 03.26.01 It was twenty years ago today… So here on the 20th anniversary of the end of the wrestling wars, I guess it’s as good a night as any to finally review the final Nitro, since I had done the RAW going on at the same time ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3rrFp8B via IFTTT

Even More WCW Saturday Night on a Saturday!

More Saturday Night, with some “before he was gone” matches featuring the biggest star in wrestling of the nineties. Stunning Steve Austin vs. Tom Torres Col. Rob Parker does the introduction for Steve while Tony talks about the potentially (and inevitably) incoming Hulk Hogan. Torres, despite his name, is actually from Lansing, Michigan. Austin’s hair ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3cpQHFV via IFTTT

Smackdown – March 26, 2021

Smackdown Date: March 26, 2021 Location: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves It is time to start the real final push to Wrestlemania because we are finally done with Fastlane. There is a really strong possibility that Daniel Bryan is added to the Wrestlemania main event and after the pay per ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39BaCAf via IFTTT

Friday Night Get-Down: March 26, 2021

In case you’re wondering how much allergies are affecting me, I mistyped “Friday” as “Froday” when looking for this picture.  Twice.  Although if you want to imagine Stephen Colbert with a giant hairstyle, legally I can’t stop you. TONIGHT! The results of Fastlane have the Universal Title picture set… or DO they?  Whether the Head ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fmRwkP via IFTTT

The Suicide Squad

SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!   Our first trailer. Warning: gore & adult language & supervillains & adventure & heart. Can’t wait to see it in a theater with all of you on August 6. #TheSuicideSquad pic.twitter.com/HdqlGVP0lB — James Gunn (@JamesGunn) March 26, 2021 from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3rsAN1X via IFTTT

Large, Intimidating Women and The Marks That Love Them

Hi Scott – First time emailer, reader since the Wrestleline days, perpetual comment-section-avoider. Look is obviously a huge factor in how a wrestler gets over, and size in particular has always been beneficial for male wrestlers as it relates to believability of offense. None of us are buying that Marko Stunt can (kayfabe) KO Brock ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3w1bZS1 via IFTTT

Another Miz and Mrs?

TNT has ordered Rhodes to the Top, an unscripted series that will go inside the lives of AEW power couple Cody and Brandi Rhodes as they navigate their growing family while building a global wrestling empire. Well he can't compete for the AEW World title, so he's gotta do SOMETHING to keep himself busy!  from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Qwc6Vt via IFTTT

Hangman vs. Omega

As much as Hangman/Omega is AEW's big long-term story…..would it be that crazy if they ran it as Double Or Nothing's main event?  The evidence: * DoN has been mentioned by the announcers as AEW's signature show, so it needs a “Wrestlemania-level” main event, and Hangman/Omega is the top of the pile after 18 months ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3ro0VuY via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWF Superstars – 09.18.93

The SmarK Rant for WWF Superstars – 09.18.93 Taped from White Plains, NY Your hosts are Vince McMahon, Randy Savage & Jerry Lawler, and they regret to inform us that we have NEW WWF tag team champions, in the form of the Quebecers.  Lawler leaves the green screen to go chase after a 6 year ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2PzIAh1 via IFTTT

NXT UK – March 25, 2021

NXT UK Date: March 25, 2021 Location: BT Studios, London, England Commentators: Andy Shepherd, Nigel McGuinness We’re back to England and things are continuing their slow and steady process around here. I’m not sure what that is building towards as there is no Takeover in sight, leaving us with a bunch of featured television matches ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2PwBhHb via IFTTT

John Silver

Hey Scott, it's Andy PG dropping into the mailbag.  (Better watch my step or I'll get Jesse Baker on my shoe.) In one of my Dark recaps, I said that Alex Reynolds is on borrowed time because John Silver is clearly the breakout star not just of the team, but of the Dark Order.  A ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3tVUQY8 via IFTTT

Impact moving to Thursdays & Omega wrestling on the 1st show

https://mobile.twitter.com/SeanRossSapp/status/1375171601285664773 Pretty interesting to see Omega wrestle on TV for them.  And very interesting that theyre making this move now as rumor has the NXT to Tuesday move on hold.  If NXT does go to Tuesdays – where the heck does AEW's 2nd show go, assuming they wouldnt go up vs Impact & Mondays off ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2OZTihf via IFTTT

How to watch WWE Network in Canada?

Hi Scott I'm hoping that you and/or your blog can help me out.  I live in Canada and I would like to know how my fellow countrymen are watching the WWE network now that it's moved to Peacock in the US.  I originally used a VPN and watched the network on my Roku and PS3.  ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lTlm1F via IFTTT

The PRIME TIME Thursday Thread: March 25, 2021

“Good evening, wrestling fans, and welcome to your Thursday night destination.  I’m Gorilla Monsoon alongside Bobby Heenan, ready to provide you with… Brain?  What are you doing?” “Just making sure the desk is secure.  You never know when an earthquake might happen.” “I appreciate the concern, Brain, but just because Japan had one doesn’t mean ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3rl0YHL via IFTTT

Peacock and removing content on other platforms.

From what I've seen, NBC is pretty handy with DMCA takedowns. With them now being in control of a lot of WWE's content, how do you think this will affect independent wrestling content creators likes Botchamania or OSW Review? How about historical content like the already removed Piper/Allen segment? If they control the rights to it, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3rnCca6 via IFTTT

Pump the brakes

Britt Baker and Thunder Rosa tore it down last week. But seriously the amount of hyperbole since then has been hilarious. People saying it's better than Sasha vs Bayley Takeover:Brooklyn or how the bloody Britt pic was her stone cold moment shows are desperate AEW fans are to have anything to champion about the women's ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Pqkzt0 via IFTTT

Seth Rollinzzzzzzzzz…….

Scott.   I couldn’t agree with you more when you wrote in your fastlane review that Rollins is the most boring heel in wrestling.   Back in the Shield days and when he cashed in Money in the Bank at WM 31 I was really digging Rollins and now I absolutely couldn’t care less about him.  So ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3tXD72r via IFTTT

Ciampa vs WALTER

No build up, but am I wrong to be super excited for that random match up? Like I honestly feel like NXT just said “we need a good match” and said “WALTER vs Ciampa”, and decided that will do. I predict they're going to hit each other very hard.  from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2Paltd4 via IFTTT

Earl’s 2nd screw job was not Montreal it was the ‘91 Rumble

Hear me out. During the match against Slaughter Warrior uses the flag as a weapon. In any other match this is a DQ yet Earl just ignores it instead of giving Warrior the champion’s privilege of keeping the belt after a DQ. With all this Earl makes Danny look like a saint How do we ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3tXD6LV via IFTTT

Daily News Update – 03.25.21

Thursday is upon us again. Great Khali Going Into Hall Of Fame https://ift.tt/31hpvmr WWE Holding Interactive Wrestlemania Tournament https://ift.tt/3vYWMRC Four New Takeover: Stand & Deliver Matches Set https://ift.tt/31gBvVc John Silver May Have Dislocated His Shoulder https://ift.tt/3sp1JAV from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lPz1GO via IFTTT

NXT – March 24, 2021

NXT Date: March 24, 2021 Location: Capitol Wrestling Center, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Wade Barrett, Vic Joseph, Beth Phoenix We are two weeks away from Takeover and that means it is time for NXT to do what it does best by hammering home the big push towards the special. This time around that means we ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2QDXljF via IFTTT

Dynamite – March 24, 2021

Dynamite Date: March 24, 2021 Location: Daily’s Place, Jacksonville, Florida Commentators: Excalibur, Tony Schiavone, Jim Ross We are coming off of last week’s incredible Britt Baker vs. Thunder Rosa war and that means this show is going to have a lot to follow. I’m not sure how they are going to be able to do ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2OXByDa via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for AEW Dynamite – 03.24.21

The SmarK Rant for AEW Dynamite – 03.24.21 Live from Jacksonville, FL Your hosts are Jim Ross, Excalibur & Tony Schiavone Kenny Omega v. Matt Sydal They trade wristlocks while Don Callis joins the commentary team and immediately annoys everyone, and Kenny puts Sydal down with an elbow to block a snapmare. Sydal takes him ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/31fV6VB via IFTTT

The Wednesday Night War Thread

TONIGHT!  Dynamite is pre-empted to another TSN channel AGAIN, but this time I checked first and adjusted the DVR.  Go me. AEW features what should be a banger of a six-man, and NXT will figure out what to do about the tag team title situation. I’m still trying to avoid doing that NWA PPV, honestly.  ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3fdWe4u via IFTTT

Greetings and questions for the blog

Hiya Scott, long time no talk. If you don't remember me (and why would you?), you gave me a gmail invite back when those were a thing, and posted a Raw review I wrote (that was not well received). Water under the bridge. I've gotten back into wrestling fandom thanks to AEW.  Onto the questions:  ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3rjLVOK via IFTTT

Bryan Danielson vs. Reckless Youth (and other Dream Matches!)

Welcome to another column of Dream Matches! This one has some truly crazy “Wait, that was a thing?” cases, as the indie superstar of the 2000s meets the supposed indie superstar of the 1990s, in Bryan Danielson vs. Reckless Youth! Plus the two most bizarre “ECW guys looking out of place in WCW” cases, with ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3tSlLEo via IFTTT

Monday Night Raw – October 23, 2006

Monday Night Raw Date: October 23, 2006 Location: Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 15,101 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler It’s the 700th episode and that means we are going to be in for a pretty big show. It does not help that we are just a few weeks removed from the Raw Family Reunion show, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3d2i6gf via IFTTT

Mike Reviews – All Japan Pro Wrestling TV (23/03/1985)

Hello You! More All Japan goodness courtesy of that fine uploader Roy Lucier over on that there YouTube! I also recently reviewed WrestleMania III and you can read my thoughts on that historic event by clicking HERE (Spoiler, I liked it) Roy has neglected to mention where these matches took place from, but you can ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3rcprz2 via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWF Wrestling Challenge – 11.08.86

The SmarK Rant for WWF Wrestling Challenge – 11.08.86 THE RECOGNIZED SYMBOL OF EXCELLENCE IN SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT Taped from Glens Falls, NY Your hosts are Gorilla Monsoon & Bobby Heenan.  Take the phone off the hook, notes Gorilla.  OK, boomer. Junkyard Dog & George Steele v. Joe Mirto & Al Navarro Animal runs Mirto into ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3shjjXu via IFTTT

March Bashness 2021 Supreme 16

Alright, I'm managing to keep up with March Madness just fine so now it's time to decide who makes it through the Supreme 16 and onto the round of the Unbreakable Eight. https://ift.tt/3tR0uLi Some pretty interesting matchups in the next round!  I was thrown off by the Cass and Enzo team in round one because ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39aHn72 via IFTTT

Time really does fly

On this day 20 years ago: Vince buys WCW, it doesn't even feel like it happened that long ago, God we feel old Yeah but when is the anniversary of the first emails rebooking the Invasion? from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3ceC7Bd via IFTTT

Mania VI is apparently edited on Peacock

Piper and Bad News has been cut I agree with them deciding to address it somehow, but a graphic or disclaimer might have possibly been a better option then just outright removing it Those ECW shows are going to be 15 minutes long at this rate Hey man, if it makes you feel at all ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3vXLUTS via IFTTT

Daily News Update – 03.24.21

It’s Wednesday. You’re aware of what connotations that holds. NXT Tag Team Titles Vacated https://ift.tt/31h0bgx Rob Van Dam Going Into WWE Hall Of Fame https://ift.tt/39dQjs6 Pac Injured, Being Replaced By Laredo Kid https://ift.tt/2OV4awQ from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3tPrtqC via IFTTT

AEW DARK: March 23, 2021

The PG Era Rant for AEW Dark, Episode 81 (“Holy Cow, a Title Match!”), March 23, 2021. From the AEW Arena. Your hosts are Excalibur, and Taz, with others joining them as noted. Your adjective: “Massive”. TONIGHT! Chaos Project steps up against Alex Reynolds and potential future TNT Champion John Silver! Ashley Vox looks for ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3vX4yLF via IFTTT

Tuesday Night Streaming Thread

TONIGHT! It’s 14 LOADED MATCHES on AEW Dark! And Impact has a big load of something as well. RAW ratings were down but apparently not a lot. Black Widow is coming to Disney Plus in July for their ridiculous extra $35 charge.  I’ve waited this long, I’ll wait a bit longer, thanks. That’s all I ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lRvnwf via IFTTT

At least they had that graphic ready to go

The problem with Raw in a nutshell… Last night Randy Orton says he wants to end The Fiend for good. So he brings out another gasoline can and I’m like, “Yeah, good plan, dingus. That worked so well last time.” It doesn’t, and The Fiend gets the better of Orton. Alexa Bliss points at the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2NKoLTV via IFTTT

solution to the clusterfuck that is the fiend storyline

For the sake of giving the fiend storyline a clear ending and allowing them to reboot Bray Wyatt, I have a solution to the crappy manner they've written themselves into a corner with the Fiend.  The burnt Fiend at Fastlane was Cameron Grimes. He wants Alexa but knows Alexa is still obsessed with the Fiend ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3f7M05m via IFTTT

True Heel Edge

Scott, Let's address the true, burning question: in order for this to be, in fact, a total and complete heel turn for Edge…he has to come out with Lita at his side, wearing a top made out of two kleenex and rubber band, correct? ……….sorry, what was the question again?   from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3cUJUmO via IFTTT

Redoing Wrestlemania (not that one)

People are saying that because Edge is pulling a Batista and failing to get over as a babyface main eventer that they are redoing the Wrestlemania 30 angle with Daniel Bryan to save the show. But that doesn't work for me, brother. How about we reuse a better idea instead? Roman retains through devious means, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lGO9Gu via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling – 05.22.82

The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling – 05.22.82 I know I had promised NWA Back for the Attack PPV for this morning, but I’m just not feeling that one at the moment and this show makes me happy. Taped from Charlotte, NC Your hosts are Bob Caudle & Jake Roberts, with Roddy Piper joining ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3cWhM2J via IFTTT

Monday Night Raw – March 22, 2021

Monday Night Raw Date: March 22, 2021 Location: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida Commentators: Byron Saxton, Samoa Joe, Tom Phillips We’re finally past what wound up being a pretty good Fastlane show and that means we are on the final stretch of the Road To Wrestlemania. Now this year that means with a grand total ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3f5yiQt via IFTTT

AEW ELEVATION: March 22, 2021

The PG Era Rant for AEW Elevation Episode 2 (“This Show Better Not Go To 11!”), March 22, 2021. TONIGHT! Orange Cassidy faces Ryan Nemeth! Leyla Hirsch goes to war with Ryo Mizunami! Ethan Page takes on the Dark Order’s Alan Angels! Red Velvet and Big Swole team up against Leva Bates and Madi Wrenckowski! ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3rglSI2 via IFTTT

Monday Night Open Mic

Howdy Blog O’Doomers! I hope everyone is doing well as we start spring, my favorite season of the year! If you’re looking for Fastlane reviews, both Scott and Thomas have them up and seem to share pretty similar thoughts. I only watched the final hour and got two ****+ matches with something unwatchable in between ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3vQLDlO via IFTTT

Impact Wrestling – March 16, 2021

Impact Wrestling Date: March 16, 2021 Location: Skyway Studios, Nashville, Tennessee Commentators: D’Lo Brown, Matt Striker We’re done with Sacrifice and that means it is time to start getting ready for the next major pay per view with Rebellion. Rich Swann is now the sole World Champion and gets to move on to face Kenny ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/398VXvQ via IFTTT

Joshi Spotlight: Akira Hokuto

“AJA. Bull- you listen carefully, too. I have two lives left. If anyone wants them, come forward now!” -Hokuto dropping a challenge during her retirement tour. JOSHI SPOTLIGHT- AKIRA HOKUTO: Real Name: Hisako Uno Billed Height & Weight: 5’6″ & 132 lbs. Career: 1985-2002 -This is one I’ve been dreading and anticipating for ages now- ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lF0n2o via IFTTT

Drawn the Line

So you are ok with the premise and execution of exploding barbwire deathmatch besides the end, as well as the lake of reincarnation during the stadium stampede match, but you draw the line at all the Fiend stuff from last night and give it negative stars?  Yes.  Good talk.   from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3cZXJjM via IFTTT

Edge

As a huge Edge and Christian fan, I was completely satisfied when Christian made his surprise appearance in the Rumble and they hugged. Great genuine moment. Sure, have Edge make the Final Four, but winning was too much. Easy for me to say in retrospect, I suppose. Your thoughts? It’s certainly becoming obvious who should ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3r9Dsxw via IFTTT

AEW HoF

Hey Scott, say AEW announces that they’re starting a Hall of Fame in 2022. Who are your inaugural five inductees? Brodie Lee, Chris Jericho, Jim Ross, Sting and Pharaoh.   from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lDxtzK via IFTTT

The Fiend: Where did it go wrong

I remember the first time I saw the Fiend character and entrance and I was just blown away and loved the Bray Wyatt Firefly Fun House segments, now he's my least favorite character and has Go Away X-Pac heat with me.   Where did it go wrong with that character? When he started having to actually ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/316sf6k via IFTTT

Third Wheel Edge

After watching Fastlane, the best possible main event for WrestleMania has to be Roman Reigns vs. Daniel Bryan in an “I Quit” Match, maybe even Title vs. Career. I know they’ve already booked themselves into this corner with Uncle Edge winning the Rumble, but does anybody actually want to see Edge involved with this storyline?  ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3f2vhR2 via IFTTT

The 2021 New Japan Cup – Ospreay, A Post: Part 2

Howdy! I don’t really know how to begin this, so let’s go with the following – the first bit of this is a recap of the rest of the New Japan Cup, with my thoughts on the matches, etc. The second, longer bit is about Will Ospreay, the show-closing angle of the Final, and another ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2PdJNuz via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWE Fastlane 2021 – 03.21.21

The SmarK Rant for WWE Fastlane 2021 – 03.21.21 Live from the AWARD-WINNING, CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED Thunderdome, on Peacock!  Except for literally everywhere in the world outside of the United States, where it’s still on the WWE Network, thank god. Your hosts are Michael Cole & the others Women’s tag team titles:  Nia Jax & Shayna ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lExtPP via IFTTT

Fastlane 2021

Fastlane 2021 Date: March 21, 2021 Location: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, Michael Cole, Samoa Joe, Byron Saxton It’s time for the show that doesn’t exactly seem like it needs to exist but actually doesn’t look too bad on paper. There are some matches here which could be pretty good, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/392alG5 via IFTTT

WWE on peacock

Hello Scott, Long time reader, first time emailer. I just signed up for peacock over the weekend, and I was wondering if you have heard any other complaints about it so far from other readers. It’s still early, but as of right now I am pretty disappointed with it compared to the old WWE network ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3vOK8og via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for Saturday Night’s Main Event #26 – 04.28.90

The SmarK Rant for Saturday Night’s Main Event #26 – 04.28.90 OK!  Now we’re caught up again after yesterday’s pair of reposts, so let’s head to the first SNME after the beginning of the Warrior Era at Wrestlemania 6! Taped from Austin TX on 04.23.90, drawing 8500 and an unknown rating. Your hosts are Vince ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3cXrTUO via IFTTT

Daily News Update – 03.21.21

Oh man, who’s ready for the NWA returning tonight? Takeover Main Event Set https://ift.tt/3tKo4cj Who Missed NXT Due To Coronavirus Issues https://ift.tt/3r8ZdgN Who Will Run WWE When Vince McMahon Is Gone https://ift.tt/3vOCtpK from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lCkePR via IFTTT

WCW Thunder – February 18th, 1999

I was recently reminded of a lost classic match on this show, and it’s not like Scott will be rushing to review an episode of Thunder any time, so I’ve bitten the bullet on this. Although I was on the internet by this point, which was prompting me more than ever to skip certain shows ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/39129pI via IFTTT

NXT 07/27/2010 #23

We’re in Corpus Christi, home of *googles* uhhh birds. Oh and also another elimination. We start the show with The Promo Challenge but unlike last Season where the Rookies got random topics assigned to them with the intention of humiliating them, this time they’re picking the topics themselves. – Lucky Cannon talks about not having ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3c7dEh4 via IFTTT

Smackdown – October 20, 2006

Smackdown Date: October 20, 2006 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 17,169 Commentators: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield It’s time for another guest stars show as John Cena and Big Show are here to scout for the upcoming Champion Of Champion match. That could make for a bit of a problem though as King ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lC9ocM via IFTTT

ECW On Sci Fi – October 17, 2006

ECW On Sci Fi Date: October 17, 2006 Location: Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida Commentators: Joey Styles, Tazz Things are getting a little interesting around here and I’m not sure where that is going to go. Above all else, Big Show needs something to do other than prepare for John Cena and Booker T. at ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3vEvfEO via IFTTT

Saturday Night Fight Thread

Aw man, RIP to the Zodiak, Barry “O” Orton. Anyway, today was the Snyder Cut viewing day, and speaking as someone who liked the original version just fine, I thought the new version was…a bit better.  Spoilers ahead for those who haven’t watched yet. What I liked: Snyder’s version definitely fixed the color saturation and ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3vInePb via IFTTT

Promos – British Style!

Just thought I’d share this, a collection of pre-match promos from the World of Sport era. British wrestlers – great wrestlers? Yes. Great talkers? Not so much… Thankfully Mighty John Quinn, Gorgeous George and Giant Haystacks hold it together well, but among the worst are Neil Sands, Kid McCoy and Ray Steele. from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2PcKynk via IFTTT

SNME

Hi Scott, I you can notice it, but what was it actually that made the concept of SNME run outnof steam? Raw wasn’t around yet. You still had all the superstars like Hogan, Savage, Warrior. Watching these all in order again, it's kind of strange because as soon as 1990 hits, it's like the show ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3r5456w via IFTTT

MJF best heel under 25?

With MJF just turning 25 has there been a better heel 25 or under? Taking promos, in ring ability, and just over all “getting it”?  Overall I still think Brock was the absolute best if you're taking in-ring stuff into account and looking like a star.  Also there was another guy who was 25 years ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/38Vyf67 via IFTTT

NXT Lifers

Hi Scott Do you see the current NXT crop making the transition to the main roster, or are they NXT for life? Someone like Adam Cole, or especially Johnny Gargano, surely have nothing left to prove in NXT. But I can't see them flourishing on the Main Roster. And that goes for a lot of ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3tKb9Y9 via IFTTT

Mike Reviews – WWF WrestleMania III (29/03/1987)

Hello You! I have a Stinker Review scheduled for next week, so I decided I would review something good and historical this week to take the edge off my impending doom, thus we’re going to watch WrestleMania III! For those of you that aren’t familiar, this was one of the biggest events in WWF history, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3tKb6vr via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for the Main Event #3 – 02.28.90

The SmarK Rant for The Main Event #3 – 02.23.90 (Originally written sometime in 2015 when the SNMEs all dropped onto the Network.)   My original rant was ridiculously bad, so here’s a redo. Live(ish) from Detroit, MI, drawing 21000 and a 12.8 rating. Your hosts are Vince McMahon & Jesse Ventura By this time the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2OT66ph via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for Saturday Night’s Main Event #25 – 01.27.90

The SmarK Rant for Saturday Night’s Main Event #25 – 01.27.90 (OK, I’ve already done this particular episode twice and it doesn’t need another redo, so I’m gonna repost it and the Main Event #3 that follows this morning so I can move onto #26 tomorrow morning for you!)   This is a redo of a ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3140RWi via IFTTT

More WCW Saturday Night on Saturday… Whenever!

Back again with more WCW Saturday Night from the nineties, featuring probably one of the few guys who was there from the change from NWA to WCW until the very end. And last week I posted the review in the evening before I went to bed, but that doesn’t necessarily equate to Saturday night everywhere, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2QkN4sl via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for ECW Wrestling on TNN – 12.03.99

The SmarK Rant for ECW Wrestling on TNN – 12.03.99 Just going back to these as a shot in the dark on a Friday night. I feel like I need to reiterate again how goddamned LONG that the intro music segment is.  As Roxette said, don’t bore us, get to the chorus. Taped from the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3c4ajj1 via IFTTT

Daily News Update – 03.20.21

Today’s the day. Gonna watch the Snyder Cut. Wish me luck. Hulk Hogan And Titus O’Neil Hosting Wrestlemania https://ift.tt/3eY5Q33 Charly Caruso Likely Done With WWE https://ift.tt/3tF1pyh Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura Added To Fastlane https://ift.tt/3eYiAqh from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3s76YVF via IFTTT

Smackdown – March 19, 2021

Smackdown Date: March 19, 2021 Location: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida Commentators: Corey Graves, Michael Cole It’s the go home show for Fastlane and that means we need to add a few matches to the card. I’m sure you can guess a few of them from here, which may or may not be the best ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3r4DRRM via IFTTT

Friday Night Get-Down: March 19, 2021

If you had Ohio State in your bracket, HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA! TONIGHT!  Edge battles Jey Uso to find out who’s allowed to hang around ringside at Fastlane!  Sasha Banks puts the gold on the line against Nia Jax!  And after they’ve been calling each other out for weeks, ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3cUtye5 via IFTTT

Hulk hogan proves he isn’t racist

BREAKING NEWS: @HulkHogan and @TitusONeilWWE will host @WrestleMania 37 at @RJStadium in #TampaBay on April 10 & 11! https://t.co/fcQSQdfIxn I AM NOW COMPLETELY SATISFIED. HULKAMANIA FOREVER  To be fair, we’re learning that there are far worse offenders in the world and Hulk has been looking pretty tame next to them.   from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2P8Tr1k via IFTTT

Shortest Five Star Match

By your account, the Britt Baker vs Thunder Rosa match that you awarded five stars to was 17 minutes. Is that the shortest match you've ever given a five star rating to? Maybe?  I don’t really keep track.  from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3s2kHgJ via IFTTT

Matt Riddle vs. Dr Death

Hey Scott, Jim Cornette was recently roasted by the MMA Community for suggesting Dr Death would have been able to kick Matt Riddle’s ass. After being called out on Twitter, Cornette doubled down saying UFC fights are not like real fights and the old shooters know how to fight without rules. I think Jim doesn’t ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2P9rOFi via IFTTT

Daily News Update – 03.19.21

Even more exciting than the SNYDER CUT, it’s time for FALCON & WINTER SOLDIER on Disney Plus!  What a great time to be a geek. Eric Bischoff To WWE Hall Of Fame https://ift.tt/2ORbJED Video: What Happened After Thunder Rosa vs. Britt Baker https://ift.tt/3vExzvz Danny Burch Injury Update https://ift.tt/3qXEZq5   from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3lzpAeO via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for AEW Dynamite – 03.17.21

The SmarK Rant for AEW Dynamite – 03.17.21 “St. Patrick’s Day Slam” Taped from Jacksonville, FL Your hosts are Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone and Excalibur So as mentioned in various places on the blog yesterday, TSN2 bumped the show for a hockey game and put it live on TSN1, which meant that my DVR skipped ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3cFAf3e via IFTTT

NXT UK – March 18, 2021

NXT UK Date: March 18, 2021 Location: BT Studios, London, England Commentators: Andy Shepherd, Nigel McGuinness It’s another title match this wee as the now lighter Trent Seven is challenging Jordan Devlin. This comes after Seven has spent several weeks dropping weight to get under the 205lb weight limit for a Cruiserweight Title shot and ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/38W2lq3 via IFTTT

PRIME TIME Thursday Thread: March 18, 2021

“Welcome, wrestling fans, to another edition of Prime Time here on Thursday night.” “Lemme tell ya, Monsoon, it feels great to be back in the studio!” “And a lot of big news has gone down in the past seven days, Let’s start with one of your guys, Tully Blanchard, setting up a family of his ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/30TjKv4 via IFTTT

Review request

I know modern WWE is generally regarded as less than stellar and you don't have any desire to go back to being a regular watcher but I'm a fan of your angry reviews. Any chance you'd be willing to do say quarterly RAW reviews every year just for easy content and a way for you ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3vEkken via IFTTT

Gossip

One of your favourites is in the news. https://ift.tt/38VoqoB I guess Jim Cornette’s bragging about his team’s lovemaking was not exaggerated.  Too bad Stan wasn’t around to raise a decent human being instead of whatever Lauren ended up as, though.   from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3cIWEwU via IFTTT

WWE Hall of Fame – who can be ruled out?

Hi Scott I know the WWE HOF inductees are decided by a committee of Vince McMahon and no one – but there are a few that are out of his hands. For example, Owen Hart isn’t going in as long as his widow and kids are against it. Chris Benoit isn’t going in and that ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/30SUk0N via IFTTT

Matt Cardona to AEW

Have you got any idea why Matt Cardona hasn't been picked up and pushed to the top by AEW. The guy is one of the best in ring workers in the USA today, amazing promo certainly better than anyone in AEW except maybe Moxley and Eddie Kingston. He's also one of the best looking guys ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3cPBxJ4 via IFTTT

The SmarK Rant for WWF Monday Night RAW – 04.08.96

The SmarK Rant for Monday Night RAW – 04.08.96 (Sorry my friends, but as I noted in Tommy’s Dynamite review last night, TSN bumped Dynamite to another channel and so my DVR didn’t record it and I have to wait for them to put it up on the website later today.  So instead it’s the ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3qXo6vN via IFTTT

Bieber & Ferrell in the WWE

I assume you don't listen to Jericho's podcast yourself. But reading some of the quotes being passed around from his recent interview with Paul Wight, the two of them were complaining that WWE/Vince refused to bring in two celebrities for them to feud with.  Big Show vs Justin Bieber Chris Jericho vs Will Ferrell I ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3rVmBzw via IFTTT

Daily News Update – 03.18.21

It’s a big day, nerds! First up, the WWE Network moves to Peacock today and I have six days to figure out a new method of accessing it before my current US account vaporizes. Second up, it’s the SNYDER CUT so hopefully I never have to hear about it ever again. WWE May Have Canceled ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/2P5Lmua via IFTTT

NXT – March 17, 2021

NXT Date: March 17, 2021 Location: Capitol Wrestling Center, Winter Park, Florida Commentators: Beth Phoenix, Wade Barrett, Vic Joseph We’re on the road to Takeover and this time around that means we have twice the usual amount of matches to set up. The end of last week’s show set up a pair of matches for ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3txy60p via IFTTT

Monday Night Raw – October 16, 2006

Monday Night Raw Date: October 16, 2006 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 17,169 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler We are on the way to Cyber Sunday and that means things are going to start getting some of the stipulations set up. The main event is already set up as John Cena, Big Show ... Read more from Scotts Blog of Doom! https://ift.tt/3cI9k73 via IFTTT