Judgment Day 2005

|Date: May 22, 2005 |Venue: Target Center |City: Minneapolis, Minnesota |Attendance: 12, 000 |Buys: 260, 000 |tweet me: @BastionBlogger Judgment Day has finally arrived for many of the Smackdown superstars. On the poster is WWE Champion John Cena and tonight he will be defending his title against number one contender John “Bradshaw” Layfield. Layfield made the mistake of not putting a rematch clause in his contract but his fortunes would change as … Continue reading Judgment Day 2005

Survivor Series 2004

| Date: November 14, 2004 | Venue: Gund Arena | City: Cleveland, Ohio | Attendance: 7, 500 | Buys: 325, 000 | tweet me: @BastionBlogger The 18th annual Survivor series may have the lowest buyrate for 7 years but it has a stacked card. The WWE Championship is set to be defended as John “Bradshaw” Layfield puts his title on the line against Booker T. Booker T teased teaming with JBL for a … Continue reading Survivor Series 2004

No Mercy 2004

| Date: October 3, 2004 | Venue: Continental Airlines Arena | City: East Rutherford, New Jersey | Attendance: 10, 000 | Buys: 240, 000 Business Can Be Brutal. And tonight it is guaranteed to be just that. Unless it’s referring to the diminishing business of the WWE as attendances and buyrates continue to drop through 2004. Tonight though, John “Bradshaw” Layfield must defend his WWE Championship one more time against The Undertaker. … Continue reading No Mercy 2004

Summerslam 2004

| Date: August 15, 2004 | Venue: Air Canada Centre | City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada | Attendance: 17, 640 | Buys: 415, 000 | tweet me: @BastionBlogger Let The Games Begin. Summerslam 2004 has an Olympics theme to it, falling in line with the 2004 Olympic Game in Athens. Besides the over-the-top advertising campaign, there isn’t a lot of “gamesmanship” involved except for one particular event but I’ll get to that later. Summerslam … Continue reading Summerslam 2004

The Great American Bash 2004

| Date: June 27, 2004 | Venue: Norfolk Scope | City: Norfolk, Virginia | Attendance: 6, 500 | Buys: 238, 000 Join Our Party. Or don’t. Because this show looks pretty terrible on paper. The main event is a re-match from Judgment Day 6 weeks ago with John “Bradshaw” Layfield getting a second shot at the WWE Championship held by Eddie Guerrero. Layfield won the first contest by disqualification so he was … Continue reading The Great American Bash 2004

Wrestlemania 20

| Date: March 14, 2004 | Venue: Madison Square Garden | City: New York City, New York | Attendance: 18, 500 | Buys: 885, 000 | tweet me: @BastionBlogger Where it all begins again. That’s the tagline for tonight and it all begins where it all began…Madison Square Garden. There’s a sense of nostalgia surrounding this pay per view as we enter the twentieth year since the WWE began again. There’s going to … Continue reading Wrestlemania 20

Vengeance 2003

| Date: July 27, 2003 | Venue: Pepsi Centre | City: Denver, Colorado | Attendance: 9,500 | Buys: 365, 000 | tweet me: @BastionBlogger Tonight the superstars of Smackdown will be looking for Vengeance as the blue brand present their first pay per view. In the main event Brock Lesnar who won the WWE Championship at Wrestlemania will defend the title against Kurt Angle who returns to pay per view for the … Continue reading Vengeance 2003

No Way Out 2003

| Date: February 23, 2003 | Venue: Bell Centre | City: Montreal, Quebec, Canada | Attendance: 15, 100 | Buyrate: 450, 000 Tonight there will be no way out for many of the WWE superstars which include some of the top stars to ever step foot in a WWE ring. The main event for tonight is a perfect example of that as Hulk Hogan returns to take on the returning Rock. Stephanie … Continue reading No Way Out 2003

Survivor Series 2002

| Date: November 17, 2002 | Venue: Madison Square Garden | City: New York, New York | Attendance: 17, 930 | Buyrate: 540, 000 | tweet me: @BastionBlogger Survivor Series is known for its elimination tag team matches although there are no traditional Survivor Series matches on the card tonight, there are 3 matches based around elimination. There are only 6 matches tonight but those three elimination matches do feature 6 wrestlers in … Continue reading Survivor Series 2002

Rebellion 2002

| Date: October 26, 2002 | Arena: The Manchester Arena | City: Manchester, England | Attendance: 13, 416 This is the 4th annual Rebellion pay per view and like always, it’s held in the UK. This one is being held in Manchester for the second time. As always there are no matches previously announced going into this show but it will be a Smackdown brand only PPV and should give … Continue reading Rebellion 2002