Monday November 16th, 1998 2:30 pm
The Wrestling Booking
I'm still shocked by
what happened with The Rock last night. Maivia's
rivaling Stone Cold's; I didn't even entertain the
a heel turn. Several friends suggested the idea and
Still, it does
make sense. All the strong challengers are babyfaces
Undertaker), and there are several strong opponents
line for a heel
Rock. Mankind is one, possibly at Rock Bottom. Stone
Cold is the
obvious choice, although I don't anticipate
Austin receiving a
until Wrestlemania. Shawn Michaels will be a fresh
The Rock upon his return.
this looks to be an interesting period ahead. Maybe
Mankind in December, The Rock VS. The Undertaker in
tag team match
in February, and The Rock VS. Stone Cold at
Wrestlemania. The Rock is poised for super stardom
and he seems
ready for the
"DID YOU SMELL
WHAT EMPEROR McMAHON WAS COOKING?"
"McMAHONS 2 -
STONE COLD - 0"
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Vince says, "Anything can happen in the WWF." And it
Did anyone see
it coming? I think not. The Rock in cahoots with
Prince Shane still part of the Royal Family.
In turns that I
doubt many people (if any at all) saw coming, The
is the new WWF
Champion, thanks to The Emperor and his Legions.
having Mankind beaten, a slow (or perhaps no) count
keeps the match
going, until Mankind can pull out the win. But it is
that counts SCSA out and then gives him the finger!
we thought that
SCSA and the Prince had formed some sort of alliance
Emperor! We done be wrong. The result holds true to
looks like Emperor Vince is setting his "adopted
son" Mankind up
ultimate reward, the WWF Championship. Wrong again.
He has set
For the past several
weeks, it seemed that The Rock was in the
same class as
SCSA in the eyes of The Emperor. We done be wrong
The fans were
"screwed, [with apologies to The Canadian Crybaby,
himself], SCSA was "screwed" and Mankind was
Rock is the
Corporate Champion. What's going on here? Does 2+2=4
there still seven days in a week? Can't we trust
Batman and Robin come out?
You got to love
it. Don't we watch wrestling for the excitement, the
fun and when we
can get it, the unpredictability? That's what makes
so much fun.
Not knowing what is coming next. We hate squash
(unless you are
a masochist) because we know what is going to happen
and who is
going to win. We sure didn't know that at Survivor
Love him (Yuck)
or hate him, you have to hand it to him. He keeps us
Emperor Vince do be The Man.
Tonight on RAW,
The Rock will receive the WWF Title Belt. What will
happen? I don't
see SCSA, or The Undertaker, Kane and who knows who
else, for that
matter, stand idly by with a smile. It promises to
blast. Heck, we
may find out that SCSA is really a double agent and
man. Nah, not even in my wildest dreams. Think The
defend the Title on RAW? Anything can happen, and
What I do see
down the road (Can you smell Wrestlemania?) is a
The Rock and SCSA. It is shaping up to be what Old
Baldy v. His
Holiness was when they met at Wrestlemania. We have
skirmishes so far, the real battle looms.
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going to be called a mark rather than a hardcore fan
details, but I’m here to elaborate on something that
Duane Gill was
a jobber on Superstars and Wrestling Challenge for
years. He often
teamed with Barry Hardy, another jobber. He was
flying off the Legion of Doom's shoulders back in
WWF hey day!!!!
Just some insight for ya.
Submitted by reader:
In response to
Ted DiBiase's comments that WWF is aiming their show
their merchandise towards kids, well here' some new
could be aimed at the adults who watch Raw:
*Val Venis Condoms
Submitted by reader: Bane
I just got home
from the ECW house show at Wonderland Race Track in
According to Tommy Dreamer, Jack Victory was
after the ECW House show in Fall River Ma.
Last night, Dreamer
Victory broke his knee in 5 places and will be on
sidelines for a while. The One Man Gang is also
rumored to be on the
as Justin Credible brought out Big Sal E. Gratziano
match with Dreamer, who was quickly brought down by
Axl Rotten is angry with Buh Buh Ray Dudley for his
last nights ECW Television Spot as his Grandmother
Cancer and Buh
Buh has decided to make an angle out of it.
- Bane Harlock
Go Die Kore
BOOKING- THIS WON'T HAPPEN
Submitted by reader:
As the show
opens, Vince McMahon comes out congratulating the
that at Rock Bottom, he has signed a match between
and Mankind to take on The Rock and Ken Shamrock.
promises a special guest referee to be announced
At the start of
the second hour, Shawn Michaels comes out to a huge
pop and sits
down at the commentators table to do the rest of the
show. At the
end of the show, McMahon announces that the special
indeed be Shawn Michaels.
During the main
event of the Rock and Shamrock taking on the New Age
Michaels is commentating.
Austin attacks the
Rock and a
out on the arena floor. As Michaels tries to
it, the Rock
shoves Michaels back. When the brawl ensues in the
to extract revenge with a superkick. Rock ducks, and
Austin has Sweet Chin
Music played on him! The Rock and Shamrock
Michaels is distraught.
Austin comes out
during the opening calling Shawn Michaels out.
Austin asks Michaels
whose side he's on and Shawn says he's trying to
Austin then challenges
Michaels to a rematch from
and Michaels agrees only because he would like to
As the main
event is set to take place the Rock and Shamrock
the ring. The
match goes on until the Rock comes in and hits
with the Rock
Bottom. Shamrock attacks Michaels until Mankind
out and tries
to make the save. Shamrock and the Rock leave after
out saying how he knows the conspiracy has been set
against him and
it doesn't take a genius to figure it out. Michaels
with McMahon until Austin spits in his face. A brawl
breaks out as
McMahon can be seen on the ramp laughing. Austin
this Sunday he'll get to the bottom of this
During the main
event, Vince and the Stooges hit the ring and watch
remains impartial until he blindsides Austin with a
(Mankind had brought it to the ring, and Shawn was
to get rid of
it. He used it instinctively when Austin bumped into
inquires, but simply gets a Rock-Bottom. The Rock
as it seems Michaels has joined them. Out of
the Rock with Sweet Chin Music! Shamrock attacks
HBK is one step ahead with the chair! Austin STUNS
Michaels counts 3. McMahon is in shock and HBK
can be asked. Austin celebrates with Mankind and
at Shawn Michaels for making him look like a fool
Pay-Per-View. Michaels admits that he had sided with
only to reclaim the spot of the showstoppa. Michaels
says he was
only back to get his WWF Title back and he doesn't
who he has to
go through to get it. McMahon tells Michaels that he
will put him in
the Royal Rumble BUT Michaels will have to enter as
if he thinks
he's going to get his title back. In the weeks
up to RAW it is
Rock will face the Undertaker for the Title.
number one, Shawn Michaels puts on a hell of an
comes down to Mankind, Shawn Michaels, Kane, and
and Mankind eliminate Kane and Michaels blindsides
Mankind with a
clothesline to eliminate him. Austin blocks a
turns it into a STUNNER!!! Austin throws Michaels
skims the cat! Austin is celebrating, but Michaels
the ring and
nails Sweet Chin Music eliminating Stone Cold!
goes on to
WrestleMania for a title match.
Rock-Undertaker match, Austin stuns the Rock to get
Any of Vince's cronies gets stopped for their
announces that at In Your House, Austin will meet
Rock for the
WWF Title. And
the winner will defend against HBK at WrestleMania.
In the weeks to
come, Austin is repeatedly saved by HBK when he is
one week Austin snaps and stuns Shawn Michaels for
During the main
event, Austin is once again attacked by McMahon's
makes another save but then hits Austin with Sweet
prompting a disqualification. Michaels high fives
leaves with the Rock and Vince. So Michaels has been
looking for HBK and Vince DEMANDING a rematch with
a shot at HBK.
McMahon obliges him by stating that if Austin can
Shamrock in a non-title match tonight, he will
compete in a
match at WrestleMania.
In the main
event, Austin beats Shamrock after Rock
Michaels, however, never interferes in this match.
HBK states that
he never helped the Rock and Shamrock because he
shot at Austin in the Triple Threat match for what
happened last year at
But he assures McMahon that with 2-on-1, they have
triple threat match, the Rock and Michaels
Rock sets up the Rock-Bottom Michaels waits in the
the move is hit, Michaels winds up SWEET CHIN MUSIC!
The Rock drops
to the floor and McMahon doesn't know what's going
and RECLAIMS THE WWF TITLE!
Austin is still
confused, and McMahon calls Shawn Michaels an
little shit. Michaels says that he just wanted his
back and that
NOBODY tells the Heartbreak Kid what to do,
McMahon VOWS revenge at the April In Your House.
Austin is also
gunning down ol' HBK! McMahon signs HBK-Rock for the
However, during the main event, Austin and Rock find
beating HBK down
announces Austin against the Rock tonight on RAW.
out during the main event. Antagonizing both of
When both men
pull Michaels in the ring and beat on him again, it
that Austin has sided with McMahon JUST THIS ONCE.
is someone not about to let his buddy be
storms down the ramp plowing through refs! Nash
the Rock with
ease. He stares down Austin as Michaels high fives
as the show
goes off the air.
that he has been outnumbered in the WWF for TOO DAMN
refuses to be the conspiracy victim. He then
Kevin Nash, his
only true friend, is back. And that is anybody had a
it, Nash would steamroll right over them. Nash then
Austin and McMahon. McMahon books Austin-Nash for
Austin-Nash match McMahon comes out. Austin, to
McMahon! This gives Nash time to regroup and set up
Nash covers Austin and wins. McMahon laughs over
as Shamrock is unleashed on him. Apparently, McMahon
Austin to turn on him so he could see it backfire.
Nash, not a big
fan of McMahon's "master plans" heads back to the
Austin by hitting Shamrock with the jacknife and
Austin gets to his
feet and Nash puts his hand up. Austin
happened, and high fives Nash as the two walk away.Copyright- Steve Appy of The Wrestling Booking Sheet ©1998, 1999, 2000
Michaels-Rock match, Michaels wins a hard
McMahon, and the others' efforts. Michaels walks off
title as Shamrock and McMahon curse him out! Then
on him as McMahon calls the Rock a piece of crap.
Austin, and Michaels chase them off and the Rock
McMahon had been playing them all for the past few
All four stand in the ring posing as a new found
group is found.
Shawn Michaels, Steve Austin, and the Rock!
EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE DUDLEY'S"
1. The Dudleys
never met a tourist they didn't like..as long as he
2. The Dudleys
believe in Family Planning. They believe you should
sister or first
cousin and have three children. Then plan a nice
Sweet 16 Party
3. The Dudley's
believe in a clean environment. They passed an
in Dudleyville banning the uncontrolled burning of
unused body parts.
4. They are
against domestic violence. The 3-D is the only
family squabbles (Dudleyville Town Ordinance No. DV
5. Being a
blood relative is a requirement for citizenship in
however, this has not been a problem since they are
closely by blood.
6. All products
produced by the Dudleyville Sausage Co. are fully
the USDA (Under Some Dudley's Auspices).
in The Dudleyville Country Club is limited to those
with at least 18 off-spring, 18 farm animals, or any
8. Your must
have at least three teeth left to graduate from
9. No Dudley
has ever successfully broke into The Dudleyville
although many have escaped from it.
10. The average
IQ of a Dudley is unknown since none have ever been
able to spell
their name correctly and submit a completed test.
monetary unit of Dudleyville is the "Porker."
12. The Dudleys
are strong followers of the Stock Market. They are
making "Midnight Purchases" of other peoples Stock
herding them to
Market before daybreak.
Hogan is a National hero in Dudleyville, and his
book "Performing 1,000 Wrestling Holds" is required
14. Contrary to
popular belief, Deliverance was not a history of the
However, Grandpa Dudley served as Technical Advisor
Dudleyville Restaurant serves Sunday Brunch 24 hours
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