I still remember the text message I got from my good friend Matt Maxson. He told me he had an extra ticket to Wrestlemania, and I couldn’t pass it up. It was my first trip to New York, and it was worth the money I spent. You can read about my trip here. But this… Continue reading MARCH TO ‘MANIA: It’s much better in person
At Wrestlemania X-8, the WWF struck gold when it featured a match between Hulk Hogan and the Rock. It was a battle of generations with Hogan representing the “Rock N Wrestling” time, while The Rock was the representative from the “Attitude Era.” At Wrestlemania 28, the WWE attempted to recreate that type of excitement and… Continue reading MARCH TO ‘MANIA: Attitude Era vs. PG TV
There’s no sugarcoating this, so I’ll just start the Wrestlemania 27 look back. Wrestlemania 27 (Results) Date: April 3, 2011 Arena: Georgia Dome (Atlanta, GA) Attendance: 71,617 SUMMARY: The Rock returned to the WWE and quick embarked into a war of words with John Cena and the Miz. Cena won the Elimination Chamber match to… Continue reading MARCH TO ‘MANIA: Was this Raw or Wrestlemania?
After Wrestlemania 14, nobody thought Shawn Michaels would return to the ring given his back injury. Thankfully for wrestling fans, Michaels turned five Wrestlemanias later to give us arguably the greatest string of high-level Wrestlemana performances ever. Wrestlemania 26 was the finale for the person who can make a legitimate claim to the title of… Continue reading MARCH TO ‘MANIA: Thanks for the memories, Shawn
I keep going back and forth on how I feel about Wrestlemania 25. There were good moments and there were a lot of bad. So how did this viewing of the silver edition of Wrestlemania do? Wrestlemania 25 (Results) Date: April 5, 2009 Arena: Reliant Stadium (Houston, Texas.) Attendance: 72,744 SUMMARY: Triple H and Randy Orton… Continue reading MARCH TO ‘MANIA: The Silver Anniversary
Ten years after Mike Tyson appeared at Wrestlemania 14, Floyd Mayweather took it a step further by competing in an actual match. With Lawrence Taylor setting the bar for first-time workers, Mayweather had a pretty big bar to reach. Did he match it? Here’s a look back at Wrestlemania 24. Wrestlemania 24 (Results) Date: March… Continue reading MARCH TO ‘MANIA: Money making appearance
While there are very few Wrestlemanias that can match Wrestlemania 3’s cultural impact, it’s not overly difficult to surpass that card in quality. So how far ahead does Wrestlemania 23 finish ahead of Wrestlemania 3? Wrestlemania 23 (Results) Date: April 1, 2007 Arena: Ford Field (Detroit, Mich.) Attendance: 80,103 SUMMARY: The Undertaker had never won… Continue reading MARCH TO ‘MANIA: Return to Detroit