The sixth installment of the series features Billy Kidman, Elix Skipper, Buff Bagwell, Disco Inferno, Rey Mysterio Jr. and The Great Muta. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Rey Mysterio Jr.’
Tags: 2000, buff bagwell, Disco Inferno, Elix Skipper, Great Muta, Kidmanm, Rey Mysterio Jr., WCW, Worldwide
Tags: Batista, Brock Lesnar, Chris Benoit, Eddie Guerrero, Rey Mysterio Jr., Ric Flair, Royal Rumble, shawn michaels, Triple H, WWE
The end of 2003 saw the heel stable Evolution consisting of Triple H, Randy Orton, Batista and Ric Flair dominating the RAW side by holding all the gold on the brand. Meanwhile, Smackdown! saw a heated rivalry between Eddie Guerrero and Chavo Guerrero come to an end at this show. The Royal Rumble match itself is one of the more fondly remembered matches since it was the moment that a longtime favorite got recognition for his ability once and for all.
January 25th, 2004 from Philadelphia, PA was the home for the 2004 Royal Rumble. The buy-rate for the event was a .98. (more…)
Tags: arn anderson, Chris Benoit, Diamond Dallas Page, Eddie Guerrero, Giant, jeff jarrett, Jim Duggan, Kevin Nash, lex luger, Rey Mysterio Jr., Scott Hall, Sting, Syxx, WCW
The fourteenth installment of Would You Go To This Show brings us to Little Rock, Arkansas for a World Championship Wrestling live event. The event took place on January 3rd, and has a rather interesting main event.
A little bit of a background before looking at the card. The New World Order is full steam ahead with Hogan, Nash and Hall dominating the company. Sting hasn’t competed in a match since September and was routinely up in the rafters. As you’ll see for the show, there was a lot of changes shortly after the show, which I’ll touch upon. (more…)
Tags: Ahmed Johnson, Giant, Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, PWI, Rey Mysterio Jr., Ric Flair, Sabu, shawn michaels, Sting
The sixth installment of the series brings us to the 1996 edition of the PWI 500. World Championship Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation are at war on Monday nights while Extreme Championship Wrestling is gaining more and more popularity. Where will the wrestlers rank in this years edition?
You can find the complete list of wrestlers and where they were ranked HERE.
The grading period was August 1995 to August 1996. (more…)
Tags: 2006, Bobby Lashley, Chris Benoit, Mark Henry, Matt Hardy, MNM, Orlando Jordan, Psychosis, Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio Jr., Super Crazy, WWE
WYGTTS series continues as I take a look at house show World Wrestling Entertainment held on January 9th, 2006 in Elmira. For those who may forget the concept, I look at the card and determine if it’s a show that I would attend. Feel free to leave a comment below to leave your thoughts on the show as well and if you’d attend. (more…)
Tags: Booker T, Bret Hart, Chris Benoit, Chris Jericho, Giant, Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, lex luger, Randy Savage, raven, Rey Mysterio Jr., Ric Flair, Scott Hall, Souled Out, WCW
At the end of 1997 World Championship Wrestling was at an all time high. Despite the botched ending to the Sting vs. Hollywood Hogan main event at Starrcade, the company was riding high and still extremely popular amongst fans. At the end of 1997, WCW was able to lure former WWF World Champion Bret Hart away from their rival competition. Of course, the Montreal Screwjob made the departure a little easier for The Hitman.
Last year, Souled Out was a largely disappointing event, which will eventually be covered in this format. The event was heavily centered around the New World Order and put over the faction in most of the contests.
This year, it’s a different story. (more…)
Tags: 1999, Chris Jericho, Cruiserweight, Dean Malenko, Eddie Guerrero, Juventud Guerrera, Lenny Lane, Lodi, Rey Mysterio Jr., WCW
Often times when people think about the WCW/WWE Cruiserweight Championship wrestlers such as Rey Mysterio Jr., Eddie Guerrero, Billy Kidman, Chris Jericho, Dean Malenko Juventud Guerrera and Chavo Guerrero Jr. are likely to come to mind. Rightfully so as those guys continually put on incredible matches in the mid to late 1990s for World Championship Wrestling. The WCW Cruiserweight Championship became a championship match that fans were almost guaranteed a fantastic match.
Eventually, the repetitive championship switches started to annoy fans. How many times could we deal with seeing Rey Mysterio Jr. beating Juventud or Psychosis to win the championship before it was no longer interesting? WCW took notice and in the summer of 1999 they made a controversial decision. (more…)