Survivor Series 2017

|Date: November 19, 2017|Venue: Toyota Center |City: Houston, Texas|Attendance: 14,478|Brands: Raw & Smackdown |tweet me: @bastionblogger A video package kicks us off hyping up most of the big matches tonight. It’s a longer package than usual and covers most of the matches. Michael Cole welcomes us to the 31st annual Survivor Series. The Shield (Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose) vs. The New Day … Continue reading Survivor Series 2017

Hell In A Cell 2017

|Date: October 8, 2017|Venue: Little Caesars Arena |City: Detroit, Michigan|Attendance: 16, 206|Brand: Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The show opens up with a video package showing the history of the Hell In a Cell match before hyping up the Smackdown Tag Team Championship match, Smackdown Women’s Championship match, WWE Championship match and Hell In A Cell match between Shane McMahon and Kevin Owens. Tom Phillips welcomes … Continue reading Hell In A Cell 2017

Summerslam 2017

|Date: August 20, 2017|Venue: Barclays Center |City: Brooklyn, New York|Attendance: 16,128|Brands: Raw & Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger A video package kicks us off and it’s a really nice one. Most of the matches get hyped briefly. Some more than others. But it’s a different styled video to usual. Tom Phillips is the man to welcome us to Summerslam. John Cena vs. Baron Corbin Background: On … Continue reading Summerslam 2017

Battleground 2017

|Date: July 23, 2017|Venue: Wells Fargo Center |City: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|Attendance: 12,500|Brand: Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger The show kicks off with a nice video package based around flags and colours. John Cena and Rusev get plenty of focus as do Jinder Mahal and Randy Orton. Tom Phillips welcomes us to the site of the Punjabi Prison, Battleground! The Usos (Jimmy & Jey) (c) vs. The New … Continue reading Battleground 2017

Money In The Bank 2017

A video package kicks us off, mostly focusing on Jinder Mahal as the new WWE Champion and the two Money In The Bank ladder matches. Tom Phillips welcomes us to At Louis for Money In The Bank. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte vs. Natalya vs. Carmella vs. Tamina – Women’s Money In The Bank ladder match Background: This is the first ever women’s money in the … Continue reading Money In The Bank 2017

Backlash 2017

|Date: May 21, 2017|Venue: Allstate Arena |City: Rosemont, Illinois|Attendance: 9,800|Brand: Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger A video package kicks us off focusing on the Randy Orton/Jinder Mahal, Kevin Owens/AJ Styles and Dolph Ziggler/Shinsuke Nakamura matches. Tom Phillips welcomes us to Chicago for Backlash. How long until the CM Punk chants break out? Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Dolph Ziggler Background: On SmackDown, Nakamura interrupted Dolph Ziggler’s in-ring promo. … Continue reading Backlash 2017

Payback 2017

|Date: April 30, 2017|Venue: SAP Center |City: San Jose, California|Attendance: 13,694|Brand: Raw |tweet me: @BastionBlogger A video package kicks us off, it’s a different video to usual with commentators talking over match graphics. There’s plenty of focus on all of the matches which is nice to see. Michael Cole welcomes us to the SAP Center in San Jose for Payback! Kevin Owens (c) vs. Chris … Continue reading Payback 2017

Wrestlemania 33

|Date: April 2, 2017|Venue: Camping World Stadium |City: Orlando, Florida|Attendance: 75,245|Brands: Raw & Smackdown |tweet me: @BastionBlogger Wrestlemania kicks off with Tinashe singing America The Beautiful. I have no idea who she is. Some planes fly over too. A video package then plays, first focusing on Wrestlemania being the Ultimate Thrill Ride and then going through the various wrestlers. It’s a really slick video package, … Continue reading Wrestlemania 33