ECW on Sci-Fi #111 07/22/2008

Great American Bash was this Sunday so here’s the relevant news:

  • Matt Hardy lost the U.S. Title to Shelton Benjamin in an un-hyped match because it was useless to him after being drafted unless he was going to wrestle Chavo every PPV.
  • Morrison & Miz sadly lost their titles in to The Edgeheads in a no-build four-way tag match involving Finlay & Hornswoggle and Jesse & Festus. Luckily they didn’t get pinned in the end result but what a shitty end to a magnificent reign.

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ECW on Sci-Fi #109 07/08/2008

We’re in Baton Rouge, LA and to correct my glaring error last week, Kofi Kingston got drafted the week before winning the IC Title from Jericho so he’s gone which is good for his career but sucks for ECW on Sci-Fi as the feud with Shelton Benjamin and partnership with Evan Bourne had been the highlight of the year for the brand so let’s see what’s going to fill the gap.

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ECW on Sci-Fi #107 06/24/2008

It’s the show after Million Dollar Mania exploded and Vince died (again) so Teddy Long starts the show by wishing Mack-Man a speedy recovery. But anyway we’re in Houston, Texas and the Draft has happened which means the WHOMP-ASS version of ECW on Sci-Fi is finally here!

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ECW On Sci-Fi #105 06/10/2008

Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne vs. Shelton Benjamin & Mike Knox

Sydal is re-named and officially part of the ECW roster after last week’s thrashing from Shelton Benjamin. Unsure why they thought Hitler’s wife was a good influence but at least Dolph Ziggler doesn’t feel lonely anymore.

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ECW On Sci-Fi #104 06/03/2008

But first, WWE One Night Stand 2008!

The Big Show vs. Chavo Guerrero vs. John Morrison vs. CM Punk vs. Tommy Dreamer (Singapore Cane Match)

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The SmarK Rant for Extreme Championship Wrestling–09.20.94

The SmarK Rant for Extreme Championship Wrestling – 09.20.94

The Network skips the 09.13.94 show, if there even was one. Anyway, these continue to do really well on the blog, so we’ll carry on for the time being. We’re getting into the period where the ECW mutants on RSPW, led by Dave Scherer, started getting really insufferable with the rambling style of recap where they would detail their Taco Bell orders before the show and stuff.

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ECW on Sci-Fi #101 05/13/08

After winning last week, Colin Delaney is officially part of the ECW on Sci-Fi roster. Armando gives him his new contract and books Delaney vs. Knox for tonight. Sadly Delaney didn’t sign it like Arnie in The Running Man.

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The SmarK Rant for NWA Eastern Championship Wrestling–01.04.94

The SmarK Rant for NWA Eastern Championship Wrestling – 01.04.94

Wheel of Network randomness, turn turn turn. We’ll try some ECW today, although I CAN’T EVEN with the 93 stuff, so let’s start at the beginning of 1994, at the dawn of the Heyman era as it was starting to get more recognizable. I will say, this is typically a hard show to review because it’s all over the place from a stylistic perspective, but I guess that’s part of the charm. We’ll see where things take us.

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