Bobby Heenan mercifully replaces Rob Bartlett at the commentary desk as Raw returns to the Manhattan Center. Tonight: “The Narcissist” Lex Luger faces Crush in the main event. Also, a familiar face is here to pop the question to his girlfriend!
This was the first ever edition of Slamboree, a PPV that was not just a wrestling show, but a chance to honor the legends of the business. WCW started its own Hall of Fame in 1993, holding the inductions the night before Slamboree, and the PPV itself opened with the legends in the ring, several of whom would be wrestling later in the evening. The main event was the British Bulldog challenging Big Van Vader for the WCW World Title.
Time to head back up the river to the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie for another episode of Monday Night Raw! Rob Bartlett is back in the broadcast booth with Vince and Macho, and they’ll be calling the action tonight as IRS takes on Scott Steiner,
After Matt Hardy was stripped of the TNA World Title only days after winning it, and then Seth Rollins was forced to give up the WWE Title following severe knee injuries, Jay Lethal is said to be extremely nervous that whatever cosmic force took Hardy and Rollins out is coming after him next.
According to those close to her, TNA President Dixie Carter has lapsed into an unusual stupor where the only words she speaks are “Stay tuned!” While this has long been one of her favorite responses to questions she didn’t have ready answers for, Dixie has apparently become trapped in a psychological rut that has experts baffled.
This is the one that started it all, the original Wrestlemania that was either going to sink the company in one night or send it shooting into the stratosphere. History tells us which way that played out, but the show happened so long ago that I thought it’d be interesting to sit down and review it and see how it stacks up today. So here we go.
After a week off, Monday Night Raw is back and we’re ready for all the fallout from Wrestlemania 9! Rob Bartlett is (thankfully) nowhere to be seen, as our hosts are Vince McMahon and Macho Man Randy Savage! Oh yeah, and Hulk Hogan is the WWF Champion even though he wasn’t even scheduled to wrestle for the title! Just an aside, you know. Our main event this week pits two brother tag teams against one another as the Steiner Brothers take on the Beverly Brothers. Plus, Virgil takes on Bam Bam Bigelow, and Damien DeMento and Jerry Lawler are in action.
WWF Monday Night Raw Report – March 22, 1993: The First Inductee To The WWF Hall Of Fame Is Announced
Monday Night Raw is back in the Manhattan Center! Vince McMahon, the Macho Man, and Rob Bartlett are back as our hosts! On tonight’s show, the Bushwhackers take on Repo Man & Damien DeMento, Kamala faces Doink the Clown, plus Tatanka Money, Inc are in action!
WWF Monday Night Raw Report – March 15, 1993: The Nasty Boys Battle The Headshrinkers As The Road To Wrestlemania Continues
Monday Night Raw goes on the road for the first time, as we’re at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York! On tonight’s show: Bob Backlund faces Papa Shango, the Nasty Boys take on the Headshrinkers, plus Razor Ramon and Typhoon in action, an interview with Giant Gonzalez and Harvey Wippleman, and more!
Bray Wyatt recently suffered an unexpected loss to Dean Ambrose on Monday Night Raw when, despite Seth Rollins’ music playing during the match as Rollins made his way to the ring, Ambrose kept wrestling and defeated Wyatt before Rollins even got close to the ring.