WWF January 1997 – Royal Rumble, Hitman gets an edge.

  1997 is to be a mixed year for the WWF, one that would see a lot of changes in direction. But if the year was to be boiled down to one superstars story that man would be… Read More

WCW Nitro Jan 1997 – DDP declines N.W.O, We Want Sting, Main event in Commercials

    At the start of 1997 WCW was on a roll as far as ratings were concerned. The N.W.O storyline had gained so much momentum it had changed the way Nitro was broadcast. We will get to… Read More

WCW Nitro – Dec 1996 Starrcade big PPV no title match, Hogan Piper happens, N.W.O Expands

  The WCW had been about one story all year and December it was still red hot, thanks largely to the debut of Rowdy Roddy Piper and the revelation last month that WCW boss Eric Bishoff was the… Read More

WWF RAW – Dec 1996 Sid Vs Hart, Fake Ramon and Diesel get tag belt shots,

  RAW in December seemed to wind down after the events of Survivor Series. The match set for IYH it’s time was Hart against Sid. However it’s fair to say that as a fan I was getting used… Read More

WCW – November 1996 – Sting in the Rafters, WW3, Will Piper face Hogan? Bishoff behind N.W.O

  The WCW began building towards a Hogan Vs Piper match however they were very sparing in their use of Piper. They explained that Eric Bishoff was trying to sign the match. Hogan cut a promo on Nitro… Read More

WWF RAW Nov 1996 – Austin Vs Hart, Pillman has a gun, The fans begin to turn.

  The first RAW of November was one that would go down in history as one of the most controversial episodes for that time. It was so controversial that it was almost got the program taken off the… Read More

WWF October 1996 First Ever Buried Alive, The Hitman is Back

    The WWF continued their cartoon style with the introduction of a new match type. The buried alive match. This type of match would prove a major hit with the audience and was revisited. Undertaker and Mankind… Read More

WCW October 1996 Hogan Savage at Havoc. More N.W.O, and a surprise Debut.

  The N.W.O now consisted of the founding members Hogan, Hall (formally Ramon) and Nash (formally Diesel), Syxx (formally 123 Kid), The Giant, Billionaire Ted (formally the million dolor man), Vincent (formally Virgil) and Elizabeth . Throughout October… Read More

WWF September RAW cranks up the cartoons, Takes shot at Nash and Hall

  So now the WCW beating them in the ratings the WWF go down a very cartoon route. I admitat the time as a younger viewer I liked this supernatural cartoon direction the WWF headed.Compared to what was… Read More

Nitro September 1996 Sting to the N.W.O? N.W.O Nitro, War Games

    By September 1996 the story-lines in WCW revolved around the hostile take over of the NWO.With the ex WWF stars Razor Ramon and Diesel now under their real names Hall and Nash and thebetrayal of Hulk… Read More