As promotion for this year’s Survivor Series PPV the “Top 5″ series is back on the site to cover the best Survivor Series matches from all the eras of the WWE. If you missed the previous Top 5 list please click here and give me your thoughts. Today we’ll be looking back at the “Attitude Era” spanning from 1997-2001. This should be an interesting list to say the least...
“What kind of an idiot would step into the same cell match that nearly cost him his life? You’re looking at that idiot.” – Mankind
After yesterday’s match, you’d think that Mankind had enough of the Hell in a Cell, but nope. He is that idiot who would go right back into hell, but not with The Undertaker, but with his brother Kane. The build up this had been interesting...
WWE has had a long-running fascination with naming pay-per-views after some of their biggest gimmick matches. This has proven successful on more than one occasion. Money in the Bank is often one of the most entertaining events of the year, built around the annual ladder match for the coveted briefcase. A similar tale can be told about TLC. The barrage of ladder and table matches...
- WWE’s website has a new poll up for a future episode of WWE Countdown on the WWE Network, asking which Superstar had the oddest job in history. The options are:
* Duke “The Dumpster” Droese
* Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake
* Dr. Isaac Yankem, DDS
* Big Boss Man
* Repo Man
* The Roadie
* The Hurricane
* The Mountie
* The Godfather
* Xanta Klaus
- WWE’s website has a new poll up for a future episode of WWE Countdown on the WWE Network, asking which match was the most “unique.” The options are:
* Viagra on a Pole Match (Billy Kidman vs. Shane Douglas)
* Kennel from Hell Match (Big Boss Man vs. Al Snow)
* Evening Gown Match (Pat Patterson vs. Gerald Brisco)
* Chamber of Horrors (WCW Halloween Havoc 1991)
* Junkyard Invitational...
The famed attitude era was a time when wrestling was extremely hot and cool, one key factor that allowed WWE was pushing beyond the envelope with edgy angles which bordered on reality. There was a lot of fantastic angles during this time which contributed to its success along with focusing on the entire roster. However not every idea was great and some went far beyond any form of...
– Here is a video of former WWE and TNA star Luke Gallows performing his “Grizzled Young Vet” theme song. Colt Cabana and Cliff Compton are also featured in the video. For those wondering, the video is from the “The Wrestling Road Diaries TOO” documentary:
– DDP released the following video interview with the late Ray “Big Bossman” Traylor’s wife and daughter Megan:
- Diamond Dallas Page posted an interview with the late Ray “Big Bossman” Traylor’s wife and daughter Megan, looking back at his life and career:
- Triple H was in attendance for last night’s WWE NXT live event from Daytona Beach, Florida.
- WWE is planning a Layla vs. Summer Rae match soon with Fandango as the special referee, possibly as a pay-per-view match.
I was alerted via text message that WrestleMania 30 is tonight at about the same time I sat down and started hacking at this, which got me thinking.
Me thinking, as you may know, is always a dangerous thing.
I grew up loving professional wrestling -- loving is actually not a strong enough word -- and the primary reason I'll stop myself from telling a couple specific stories about...