–A video package recaps Hakushi’s recent problems with Skip and hypes their match on today’s show.
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are calling the action and they are taped from Erie, Pennsylvania. In a weird taping quirk, most of the September Superstars tapings took place in Erie except for the September 9 episode, which was taped in Canton, Ohio along with several Monday Night RAW episodes. Continue reading →
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are doing commentary and they are live from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. McMahon announces that 18,062 fans are in attendance, setting a record for the Pittsburgh Civic Arena. According to thehistoryofwwe.com, this was the reported attendance figure with 17,000 of those fans paying to attend the show. Continue reading →
–A video package hypes tonight’s main event for the WWF title between Diesel and Bam Bam Bigelow. Vince McMahon plays up that Sid is not happy that Bigelow is getting a title shot prior to In Your House.
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are doing commentary and they are live from Omaha, Nebraska. Historyofwwe.com notes that of the 5,800 that attended the tapings, only 4,000 paid. Continue reading →
-Vince McMahon hypes today’s battle between the Smoking Gunns and the Shoguns (Hakushi and Kwang).
–McMahon and Dok Hendrix – the name that the WWF has given to Michael Hayes – have the commentary duties and they are still in Glen Falls, New York. This is Hayes’ debut as the company chose him to fill color commentary duties over others that they reportedly auditioned, which included Shane Douglas. Continue reading →
–Jim Ross and Stan Lane are tasked with the commentary duties for today’s show and they are taped from Lowell, Massachusetts. The tapings for this month’s set of episodes took place on April 5, 1995 and drew a sellout crowd of 2,500. Continue reading →
–Vince McMahon recaps how the Smoking Gunns became the new WWF Tag Team Champions on Monday Night RAW when they defeated Bob Holly and the 1-2-3 Kid.
–McMahon and Jerry Lawler are doing commentary and they are announcing taped matches from one of the WWF’s favorite locations: Corpus Christi, Texas! According to thehistoryofwwe.com, the tapings drew a sellout crowd of 3,000 fans. Continue reading →
–Vince McMahon and Shawn Michaels are doing commentary and they are live from Houston, Texas. According to thehistoryofwwe.com, the taping drew a papered crowd of 3,500. This is the second anniversary episode of Monday Night Raw.
–William Shatner, who is here to hype his new show TekWar, says that he is not scared of appearing on Jerry Lawler’s King’s Court segment and that if Lawler messes with him “he will be out of here at warp speed.” He even admits that he is simply here to do the hard sell for his show and is not going to wrestle. Continue reading →