–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are our commentary team and they are wrapping up the tapings in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
–Opening Contest: The Blu Brothers (w/Uncle Zebekiah) (11-1-2) beat Savio Vega & The 1-2-3 Kid when Jacob pins the Kid after Uncle Zebekiah delivers a flying knee drop to the back of the Kid’s head at 6:57 shown:
The small feud between the Blu Brothers and Razor Ramon’s friends continues here, with the Blus last scoring a win over Ramon and Savio on The Action Zone last month. Curiously, Savio quickly ends up in peril shortly after catching Eli with a spinning heel kick, a role that one would think is custom made for the Kid, who is much smaller than both of the Blus. Heel miscommunication on a flying clothesline allows Savio to tag in the Kid, who appears on track to get the winning pin after a spinning heel kick, but the referee gets distracted when the four-way brawl breaks out, and interference from Zebekiah gives the Blus their sixth victory in a row in what is their best match of the year to this point. Rating: **½
–Stan Lane does the Live Event News segment. Diesel and Shawn Michaels cut a promo against Sid and Jeff Jarrett, who they are booked to face at Madison Square Garden on August 12. After going through some Batman and Robin references, Michaels warns Sid and Jarrett that they are messing with “Two Dudes with Attitudes.”
–A new Fatu vignette shows him in front of the Cow Palace. He says that since he stayed in school and did not do drugs that he will be wrestling in arenas as opposed to struggling to get enough money to see wrestling as a fan. Remember, he is trying to make a difference!
–Call 1-900-737-4WWF to hear the latest rumors before In Your House 2!
–Rad Radford (6-1) pins Scott Taylor after a Northern Lights suplex at 2:38:
Andreas Lipics is the guest fan ring announcer and McMahon and Hendrix talk over her announcing. McMahon questions “what Rad Radford is all about,” which is something he needs to ask the booking team. Hendrix talks a lot about Fatu during the match because Fatu will face Radford in a feature match on next week’s show. Radford runs through his usual squash of lots of moves and receives just as much apathy from the audience as he has before.
–Highlights of Diesel introducing his lumberjacks on Monday Night RAW are shown.
–The announcers revisit footage of Barry Horowitz upsetting Skip on The Action Zone two weeks ago.
–Skip (w/Sunny) (5-1) beats Russ Greenberg after a superduperplex at 2:10:
Skip works out less in this squash, showing more focus to avoid another Horowitz-like upset. This is a sloppy match, with Skip trying a dropkick way too early when Greenberg runs the ropes and a Skip fist drop ends up hitting Greenberg in the mid-section instead of the face. The superduperplex was a decent choice for a finisher, though.
–A replay of Isaac Yankem pulling a child’s tooth while Jerry Lawler cuts an anti-Bret Hart promo is shown.
–The first Goldust vignette is aired, although all the audience gets is Howard Finkel saying “From Hollywood, California…Goldust!”
–Barry Didinski does some merchandise selling from a studio. Call 1-800-TITAN-91 to get your In Your House 2 t-shirt for $16 (plus shipping & handling)!
–Adam Bomb (15-3-3) pins Kenny Kendall after a Neutron Bomb at 2:28:
Technically, Bomb still has unfinished business with Henry Godwinn, having been slopped by Godwinn earlier in the month. Bomb runs through some basic wrestling holds before using his Neutron Bomb clothesline to finish Kendall. After the match, Bomb throws his “bomb” footballs into the crowd.
–Stan Lane provides more Live Event News, with Sid, Jeff Jarrett, and Ted DiBiase cutting a promo against Diesel and Shawn Michaels. DiBiase welcomes Jarrett aboard and Jarrett says that Michaels has stuck his nose where it does not belong. Sid warns that time is running out and that the Corporation is going to the top of the company.
–Hendrix provides his predictions for In Your House 2, failing to correctly predict the outcome of only one match (Bam Bam Bigelow versus Henry Godwinn).
–The show is played out by the “With My Baby Tonight” music video.
–Tune in next week to see Fatu square off against Rad Radford! Also, Razor Ramon, Savio Vega & the 1-2-3 Kid will face the Blu Brothers & Uncle Zebekiah!
The Last Word: Fatu’s singles push begins next week, although it is tough to see this “Making a Difference” character going anywhere above the midcard. It is also curious that they are going in this direction with Fatu so quickly because his role in the Headshrinkers ended a mere month ago. That aside, the show did a good job segwaying the tag team match into a six man tag, with Uncle Zebekiah set to make his in-ring debut next week.
Up Next: The Action Zone for July 23, 1995!