Strength in Numbers: The WWE Gang Wars

GangWarzCraig Wilson

1997 was a very interesting year in the history of the WWF. A very clear transition from the cartoon era into the Attitude Era with mixed results along the way. Today we look at a storyline that dominated much of 1997, the battle between Farooq, Crush and Savio Vega and their respective factions – and latterly The Truth Commission – during the Gang Warz. Continue reading

Monday Night Wars: 3 August 1998

Monday Night War

Craig Wilson & Jamie Lithgow

‘Monday Night Wars’ continues with the episodes of Raw and Nitro from 3 August 1998. Hype for SummerSlam begins this week with the number one contender matches for both the IC and tag titles. Over on Nitro, the spotlight was still firmly on Jay Leno’s forthcoming appearance at Road Wild and Sting was back to acting a bit weird.

All this and more as Monday Night Wars continues… Continue reading

Monday Night Wars: 27 July 1998

Monday Night War

Craig Wilson & Jamie Lithgow

‘Monday Night Wars’ continues with the episodes of Raw and Nitro from 27 July 1998. It’s the Raw after Fully Loaded and the new tag champions Stone Cold and the Undertaker defend the belts against the New Age Outlaws in the main event. Over on Nitro, Hollywood Hogan sets his sights on Jay Leno and Goldberg speaks.

All this and more as Monday Night Wars continues… Continue reading