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Scott & Justin’s Summerslam 1991

Summerslam

August 26, 1991
Madison Square Garden
New York, New York
Attendance: 20,000
Buy Rate: 2.7
Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby Heenan, and Roddy Piper

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Scott & Justin’s Wrestlemania V

Wrestlemania V
April 2, 1989

Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino

Atlantic City, New Jersey
Attendance: 18, 946

Closed Circuit Attendance: 175, 000
Buy Rate: 5.9

Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon and Jesse Ventura

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Scott & Justin’s Royal Rumble 1989

Royal Rumble

January 15, 1989
The
Summit
Houston
, Texas
Attendance: 19, 000
Buy Rate: 1.5
Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon and Jesse Ventura

Dark Matches
1)
Jim Powers (James Manley) defeated Barry Horowitz
2)
Sam Houston defeated Steve Lombardi
3)
King Haku (Uliuli Fifita) defeated Harley Race

Actual Show

1) The Hart Foundation & Jim Duggan defeat the Rougeau Brothers & Dino Bravo (Adolfo Bresciano) in a two-of-three falls match

Raymond Rougeau pins Bret Hart at 4:30

Jim Duggan pins Raymond Rougeau at 10:10

Bret Hart pins Dino Bravo at 14:55

Scott: The first PPV match of the New Year is a six-man tag that I’ve always had mixed feelings about.  On the one hand, Read the rest of this entry

Scott & Justin’s Survivor Series 1988

Survivor Series

November 24, 1988
Richfield
Coliseum
Richfield
, Ohio
Attendance: 13, 500
Buy Rate: 2.8

Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon and Jesse Ventura
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Scott & Justin’s Summerslam 1988

Summerslam

August 29, 1988
Madison Square Garden
New York, New York
Attendance: 20, 000
Buy Rate: 4.5
Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon and “Superstar” Billy Graham

1) The Fabulous Rougeaus and the British Bulldogs wrestle to a time limit draw at 11:19

Fun Fact: According to the Dynamite Kid’s book, there was real heat between him and Jacques Rougeau. In fact, there was a skirmish at a live event backstage, where Jacques sucker punched Dynamite in the face, fucking up his teeth. Dynamite wanted revenge and it was evident if it wasn’t for agents stepping in, it would have been real ugly. This match took place after that incident, and it’s rumored not to piss anyone off, Vince had it end in a draw. Still, many feared that Dynamite would take out revenge during the match, but he was a professional and didn’t take any liberties.

Fun Fact II: The Rougeau Brothers turned heel in May 1988, and kicked off a heated feud with the Killer Bees. Shortly after the turn, the Rougeaus began claiming that they were pro-American and would soon be relocating. This became a long running joke, as the Rougeaus began carrying little American flags to the ring and soon after this PPV, they added Jimmy Hart as their manager, and along with Hart came the classic theme song “All American Boys” and promises of a move from Canada to Memphis, TN. The storyline was really fun, and the Rougeaus drew some strong heat because of it.

Fun Fact III: This the British Bulldog’s final PPV tag match (they are at Survivor Series, but this is their final two-on-two tag match). Their final PPV record as a team is 1-4-1. Their lone win was at Wrestlemania II and the one draw occurs here. The four losses occurred at Wrestlemania III, Survivor Series 1987, Wrestlemania IV and Survivor Series 1988. After Survivor Series, Dynamite would not be seen on WWF TV ever again (other than vintage footage). After leaving the WWF in December, the Bulldogs returned to Stampede, where they won another tag title, but they eventually split and had a vicious feud. In 1990, they finally went their own ways, with Davey Boy going overseas for a brief run before returning as a solo act to the WWF. Dynamite wrestled for Stampede and in England, even forming a New British Bulldogs team, but by 1991 his back was in such bad shape he was forced into retirement and confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Davey Boy will be back shortly in our review world, but sadly we will no longer have the pleasure of watching the Dynamite Kid ply his trade on a major PPV setting.

Scott: Now, if you’re going to have a time limit draw, Read the rest of this entry

Monday Nitro (01.01.96)

WCW Monday Nitro
January 1, 1996
Atlanta, GA
The Omni

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Ric Flair (12/27/1995)
WCW U.S. Champion: One Man Gang (12/27/1995)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: Harlem Heat (10/28/1995)
WCW World Television Champion: Johnny B. Badd (10/29/1995)

Your hosts are Eric Bischoff, Bobby Heenan and that Emmy-award winning Steve “Mongo” McMichael. Read the rest of this entry

World War 3 1995

WCW World War 3
November 26, 1995
Norfolk, VA
The Scope

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: vacant (10/30/1995)
WCW U.S. Champion: Kensuke Sasaki (11/13/1995)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: Harlem Heat (9/27/1995)
WCW World Television Champion: Johnny B. Badd (10/29/1995)

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan.
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WWE – The Best of Saturday Night’s Main Event – Disc Three

WWE – The Best of Saturday Night’s Main Event – Disc Three
Released: 2/10/2009

Your host is Gene Okerlund.

And we have come to 1990. Well, almost. Read the rest of this entry

NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Titles History

Champion Won From Date City/Event
Ivan Koloff
Nikita Koloff
Don Kernodle
titles awarded 12/4/1984 [1]
Dusty Rhodes
Road Warriors
Ivan Koloff
Nikita Koloff
Baron Von Raschke
5/17/1986 Baltimore, MD
Ivan Koloff
Powers of Pain
Dusty Rhodes
Road Warriors
2/12/1988 Philadelphia, PA[2]
Dusty Rhodes
Road Warriors (2)
titles awarded 7/9/1988 Chicago, IL[3]
Road Warriors
Genichiro Tenryu
Dusty Rhodes 12/7/1988 Clash of the
Champions 4
[4]
The NWA shelves the belts in January 1989.

Footnotes:
[1]: Khruschev replaces Kernodle when he gets injured in January 1985; Baron Von Raschke replaces Khruschev when he gets injured in January 1986.
[2]: The Powers of Pain leave for the WWF in May 1988.
[3]: The Road Warriors turn on Dusty on October 25, 1988.
[4]: Road Warrior Animal defeats Dusty Rhodes in a singles match to gain Dusty’s share of the six-man tag titles and awards it to Tenryu.

Credit goes to: PWI Almanac, wrestling-titles.com, and ProWrestlingHistory.com

Wrestlefest 1988

WWF WrestleFest 1988
July 31, 1988
Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee County Stadium

The current WWF Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Randy Savage (3/27/1988)
Intercontinental Champion: Honky Tonk Man (6/2/1987)
World Tag Team Champions: Demolition (3/27/1988)
Women’s Champion: Sensational Sherri (7/24/1987)

Matches that do not appear on the Coliseum Home Video tape:
Big Bossman pinned Scott Casey (4:15) after a Bossman Slam.
Brutus Beefcake pinned Hercules (9:37) with a rollup.
WWF World Champion Randy Savage pinned Ted DiBiase (14:52) with a small package.
Curt Hennig pinned Terry Taylor.
Haku pinned Sam Houston (5:04) with a Diving Headbutt.

Thanks Mr. Cawthon! At least half of that actually sounded pretty good.

Your hosts are Sean Mooney, Superstar Billy Graham and Lord Alfred Hayes. Worst announce team ever? Read the rest of this entry

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