Category Archives: Wrestling

NFB Watches Wrestling #58: Smackdown (21/03/2002)

We continue to fallout from Wrestlemania and the road to Backlash. It’s the 21st of March 2002 (filmed on the 19th) and we’re in the Corel Centre of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada for episode #136 of Smackdown! Your main event tonight: … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #57: Raw (18/03/2002)

It’s the night after the biggest show on WWF’s calendar, so you know what that means: Smarkamania baby! Or maybe not this long ago. It’s the 18th March 2002 and we’re in the Molsen Centre of Montreal, Canada for episode … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #56: Wrestlemania 18

Starting here, I am starting over. The first time I got into wrestling, when I was 14, I was passionately into it for a period of just over one year, from around February 2001 to April 2002. The latter part … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #55: WCPW World Cup Finals

65 matches in, three to go: we’re finally at the end of this tournament. It’s the 26th August 2017 and we’re in Sport Central of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne for the Finals of the WCPW Pro-Wrestling World Cup! Your main event tonight: the … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #54: NWA Shockwave Episode 1

The Powerrr might have gone out with the pandemic, but the NWA is still alive. It’s the 1st December 2020 and we’re in the Thunder Studios of Long Beach, California for the inaugural episode of NWA Shockwave! Your main event … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #53: WWE Superstars (29/01/2016)

I think I’ve gone through all of the Network’s archive/vault shows, so let’s take in a newer version of a previous entry. It’s the 29th January 2016 and we’re in the AmericanAirlines Arena of Miami Florida for an episode of … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #52: WWE NXT #100 (18/01/2012)

I’ve exhausted the list of WCW shows available, so lets go to WWE’s developmental when it was in the process of changing into the company’s best asset. It’s the 18th January 2012 and we’re in the Curtis and Mack Centre … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #51: Wrestlemania V

The Granddaddy of them all, though perhaps it was more of a regular Daddy at this stage of its existence. It’s the 2nd April 1989 and we’re in the Trump Plaza Convention Centre of Atlantic City, New Jersey for Wrestlemania … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #50: WCPW World Cup – Quarter Finals

Wow, 50 entries! Planning to keep these going, but will be changing up the format when I finish the WCPW World Cup, which should be in entry #55. Thanks to all readers, subscribers and commenters. The penultimate show! Not much … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #49: PWA Premiership Episode 1

OK, time for something really different as we go into the southern hemisphere. It’s the 19th October 2020 and we’re in the Pro Wrestling Academy of Ingleburn, New South Wales, Australia for Episode One of the 2020 Pro Wrestling Australia … Continue reading

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