Extreme Rules 2009

|Date: June 7, 2009 |Venue: New Orleans Arena |City: New Orleans, Louisiana |Attendance: 9,124 |Buys: 213,000 |Brands: Raw, Smackdown & ECW |tweet me: @BastionBlogger Extreme Rules replaces One Night Stand but keeps the same traditions, lots of gimmicks and lots of hardcore wrestling. Sadly, gimmicks aside, this pay per view is almost identical to last months Judgment Day which doesn’t get me very excited for this show. Batista once again gets a shot at … Continue reading Extreme Rules 2009

No Way Out 2007

|Date: February 18, 2007 |Venue: Staples Center |City: Los Angeles, California |Attendance: 14,000 |Buys: 218,000 |Brand: Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger It’s the worst buyrate for a No Way Out PPV since 1998 but will the final stop before Wrestlemania pick up some steam before the biggest show of the year? To be honest, I’m disappointed in the main event. I’m a fan of title matches but sadly, as we have come to expect with … Continue reading No Way Out 2007

Royal Rumble 2007

|Date: January 27, 2007 |Venue: AT&T Center |City: San Antonio, Texas |Attendance: 13,500 |Buys: 491,000 |Brand: Raw, Smackdown & ECW |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The Royal Rumble, my favourite pay per view of the year, the one I always look forward to and this edition is no different. The Royal Rumble match is the jewel in the crown as always and this year all 30 men that re in the match have already been announced. … Continue reading Royal Rumble 2007

Armageddon 2006

|Date: December 17, 2006 |Venue: Richmond Coliseum |City: Richmond, Virginia |Attendance: 8,200 |Buys: 239,000 |Brand: Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The End…..Is Only The Begnning. I think it’s refering to the end of the year being the beginning of the road to Wrestlemania? But maybe I’m looking too much into it. Batista is on the poster for this event but sadly for the second year in a row (with him as champion at … Continue reading Armageddon 2006

Survivor Series 2006

|Date: November 26, 2006 |Venue: Wachovia Center |City: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania |Attendance: 15,400 |Buys: 383,000 |Brand: Raw, Smackdown & ECW |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The 20th anniversary of Survivor Series has a traditional feel to it with 3 of the 7 matches announced being traditional Survivor Series matches, which is the most amount of traditional matches since 1999. The main event however is for the World Heavyweight Championship as King Booker defends his belt against Batista. … Continue reading Survivor Series 2006

No Mercy 2006

|Date: October 8, 2006 |Venue: RBC Center |City: Raleigh, North Carolina |Attendance: 9,000 |Buys: 197,000 |Brand: Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger Tonight there could be No Mercy for World Heavyweight Champion King Booker as he is set to defend his title against three of the top Smackdown stars in a fatal four way match. Originally Booker was set to defend against Bobby Lashley after Lashley beat Finlay in a number one contenders match on Smackdown. … Continue reading No Mercy 2006

The Great American Bash 2006

|Date: July 23, 2006 |Venue: Conseco Fieldhouse |City: Indianapolis, Indiana |Attendance: 9,750 |Buys: 232,000 |Brand: Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The Great American Bash is back again and once again it is a Smackdown branded PPV. The World Heavyweight Championship is set to be defended in the main event when Rey Mysterio defends the title he won at Wrestlemania against King Booker. Booker T earned his opportunity by winning a 20 man battle royal, last … Continue reading The Great American Bash 2006

Judgment Day 2006

|Date: May 21, 2006 |Venue: US Airways Center |City: Phoenix, Arizona |Attendance: 14,000 |Buys: 252,000 |Brand: Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger Could tonight be Judgment Day for World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio? He puts his title on the line against former champion and current United States Champion John “Bradshaw” Layfield. Layfield was just sort of announced as number one contender which seems like a waste of him being US champion. He told Mysterio he’ll … Continue reading Judgment Day 2006

No Way Out 2006

|Date: February 19, 2006 |Venue: 1st Mariner Arena |City: Baltimore, Maryland |Attendance: 11,000 |Buys: 220,000 |Brand: Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger No Way Out is the final stop on the road to Wrestlemania and there area couple of matches on this show with huge Wrestlemania implications. The World Heavyweight Championship is set to be defended as Kurt Angle puts the title on the line against The Undertaker. Undertaker returned at The Royal Rumble last month … Continue reading No Way Out 2006

Royal Rumble 2006

|Date: January 29, 2006 |Venue: American Airlines Arena |City: Miami, Florida |Attendance: 16,000 |Buys: 550,000 |Brand: Raw & Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The Royal Rumble, my favourite match of the year and tonight will be no different. There is no clear favourite going into the match but a handful of guys worth keeping your eye on. The likes of Triple H, Shawn Michaels and the returning Rob Van Dam representing Raw and Randy Orton, … Continue reading Royal Rumble 2006