Monday Night Wars: 29 June 1998

Monday Night War

Craig Wilson & Jamie Lithgow

‘Monday Night Wars’ continues with the episodes of Raw and Nitro from 29 June 1998. It’s the Raw after the 1998 King of the Ring and new WWE Champion Kane defends the belt against the man he defeated just 24 hours earlier: Stone Cold Steve Austin. While Nitro largely revolves around the actions of basketball players and American footballers.

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Money in the Bank 2014 Predictions


Jamie Lithgow, Craig Wilson & Kenneth Richardson

For the first time in the history of the Money in the Bank ladder match, the victor will leave with the gold. In the second of two ladder matches on the show 8 superstars will vie for the chance to become the new WWE Champion. Elsewhere, another ladder will see a superstar leave with a contract to face the new champion, the tag champions put the title on the line and more.

Today on the blog we share our predictions and thoughts on Money in the Bank 2014.

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North Vs South: The Invasion Storyline You Never Heard Of


Brian Damage

We all remember the WCW “Invasion” angle in the WWE back in 2001. To say it was an utter disappointment would be an understatement. For the most part, the WWE guys were booked to look stronger than the WCW guys. Speaking of WCW guys, the majority of talent that came over from the WCW buyout were undercard guys. The bigger names like Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, Goldberg, Scott Steiner, Ric Flair and Sting would either come after this storyline played out…or in Sting’s case…never came at all. Continue reading

The Challenge facing Jeff Jarrett and Global Force Wrestling

18liol.Em.56Craig Wilson

I should preempt this post by saying I’ve never booked a wrestling show nor have I put on a pair of wrestling boots and taken a bump in the middle of the ring. Nor do I have an association with any wrestling promotion bar having bought tickets, attended events or purchased merchandise.

I’m just a fan. A fan with a keyboard and an outlet to share my thoughts. I do love wrestling though. It’s pretty much my place. I have an extensive DVD collection as well as access to the Network so have a wealth of wrestling available at my fingertips. Within minutes I could be loading up a classic Wrestlemania or Starrcade or watching a documentary on some of the biggest names in the world of wrestling. Continue reading

A Star (Dust) Is Born!


Brian Damage

Recently, WWE fans were surprised by a gimmick change for one Cody Runnels. He transformed from plain old Cody Rhodes to the much more flamboyant “Stardust.” The new character has been received fairly well by some and others seem undecided. While Stardust seems to be the perfect compliment to the Goldust character…there should be some concerns about the character itself. Continue reading

Sunday Sermon: State of the WWE

Craig Wilson, Brian Damage, Russ Morgan & Kenneth Richardson

It’s been an interesting few weeks in the WWE. They split up perhaps the most popular stable, release several stars, strip Daniel Bryan of the title and pack the match to crown the next WWE Champion with stars that don’t look like likely winners. All this happens as the holders of the US, IC and tag titles look largely lost, if not irrelevant.

In this week’s Sunday Sermon Craig, Brian, Russ & Kenneth look at the state of the WWE roster and the various title scenes. Continue reading