No Way Out 2005

| Date: February 20, 2005 | Venue: Mellon Arena | City: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Attendance: 9,500 | Buys: 240, 000 | tweet me: @BastionBlogger Tonight there will be no way out for John “Bradshaw” Layfield as he defends his WWE Championship against The Big Show inside a barbed-wire steel cage. It’s the first time this match type has ever happened in the WWE and it’ll be very interesting to see how it plays … Continue reading No Way Out 2005

Royal Rumble 2005

| Date: January 30, 2005 | Venue: Save Mart Center | City: Fresno, California | Attendance: 12, 000 | Buys: 575, 000 | tweet me: @BastionBlogger All The Rumbling, Minus The Dancing And Singing! The WWE Championship is set to be defended as John “Bradshaw” Layfield puts his title on the line against both Kurt Angle and The Big Show in a triple threat match. Kurt Angle had a shot at JBL on … Continue reading Royal Rumble 2005

Armageddon 2004

| Date: December 12, 2004 | Venue: Gwinnett Center | City: Duluth, Georgia | Attendance: 5, 000 | Buys: 230, 000 | tweet me: @BastionBlogger The end is near! But there aren’t many watching. 5000 in attendance and the smallest amount of buys an Armageddon PPV has had up to now meant that not many eyes are on this show. The biggest title in the game will be defended as John “Bradshaw” Layfield … Continue reading Armageddon 2004

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

Judgment Day 2004

| Date: May 16, 2004 | Venue: Staples Center | City: Los Angeles, California | Attendance: 18, 722 | Buys: 235, 000 | tweet me: @BastionBlogger Souls Will Cry. This pay per view has a dark aura about it and it’s all because The Undertaker returns to pay per view tonight. The Undertaker has spooked a few members of the Smackdown roster over the past few weeks and one man that has taken … Continue reading Judgment Day 2004