Joey Styles recaps the heel beatdown of Tommy Dreamer, the Pitbulls, and the Public Enemy on last week’s broadcast. He hypes a “Beulah’s Box” segment tonight where Beulah McGillicutty will talk with the Heavenly Bodies.
Sabu’s return to ECW, which aired at the end of last week’s telecast, kicks off the show. Joey Styles marks out on commentary, but it is too much and detracts from the segment.
A lengthy video package puts over Sabu.
Joey Styles handles the commentary for the show, which took place at the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on November 18. According to thehistoryofwwe.com, the show drew a sellout crowd of 1,150 fans.
Buh Buh Ray Dudley walks to the ring to do guest ring announcing duties for the Broad Street Bully-Don E. Allen opener. He is accompanied by the other members of the Dudley clan except for Dudley Dudley, who is no longer part of the company. Buh Buh is wearing a top hat and suit coat like he is running a circus. Buh Buh gets through the welcome until he tries to mimic Michael Buffer and stutters over the word “rumble.” Frustrated, Buh Buh takes out the jobbers with Buh-Buh Bombs.
Cactus Jack says he is proud of Mikey Whipwreck for winning the ECW Championship. However, he blames the crowd for ruining his moment and tells them to get ready for the most boring match they have ever seen. Jack adds that he will take care of Tommy Dreamer by himself and does not need Raven in his corner to do it.
Tommy Dreamer tells Jack that he is in for a fight tonight.
The closing moments of Mikey Whipwreck beating the Sandman for the ECW Championship on last week’s show air.
Joey Styles tells viewers that the Sandman is incensed over losing the ECW Championship and has vowed revenge.
Joey Styles calls the action on this episode, which continues to come from The South Philly Jam.
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Beulah McGillicutty says she is going to have a segment on future broadcasts that will answer any fan questions, whether they are about romance or wrestling. She promises that her “[mail]box is always open for you.”
As a follow up to the previous segment, Joey Styles tells fans that they can send their mail for Beulah to P.O. Box 17280, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105. Styles adds that the Public Enemy will face the Gangstas in a street fight this Saturday that will literally take place on the streets as a ring will be setup underneath a trestle a block away from the ECW Arena. The show will also feature the Sandman defending the ECW Championship against Mikey Whipwreck.
Joey Styles commentates the matches, which come from the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 16.
Joey Styles narrates a video package that recaps the Eddie Guerrero-Dean Malenko feud.
Styles announces to the ECW Arena that 2 Cold Scorpio is the new television champion after defeating Guerrero in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. When asked about Taz, Scorpio says that if Taz wants some, he can come and get some. And when asked who he thinks will win the two-out-of-three falls match between Guerrero and Malenko, Scorpio says he does not care because he is the champion.
A recap of Cactus Jack’s heel turn at Wrestlepalooza ’95 airs.
ECW Champion the Sandman and Woman talk about how they love thinking about Mikey Whipwreck and the Public Enemy lying in a poor of their own blood. The Sandman adds that Whipwreck is a boy trying to do a man’s job.
The Hack Myers-Tony Stetson match from Enter Sandman airs. Instead of airing a clip job, which would have covered up how bad this match was, ECW opts to show it in its entirety.
Joey Styles asks Paul E. Dangerously why Taz dropped his gimmick. Dangerously answers that Taz does not need a gimmick to reach the top of professional wrestling. He adds that Taz is already a “larger than life man” and the Tazmaniac is no more.
–Gene Okerlund and Bobby Heenan handle today’s studio duties. Okerlund implies that Heenan’s new suit came from Sonny Onoo.
–Gene Okerlund and Bobby Heenan are in the studio for today’s broadcast. Heenan says that he is rooting for Sting on Monday Nitro because he cannot stand Hulk Hogan. Due to Heenan’s WWF career, that is an awesome piece of character continuity.
–Gene Okerlund and Tony Schiavone are doing the studio work for this show. They recap how the WCW title was held up on Monday Nitro.
–Okerlund and Schiavone discuss the recent difficulties of Paul Orndorff.
–Gene Okerlund and Bobby Heenan are in the studio for today’s telecast. Okerlund does his best to describe how the monster truck battle between Hulk Hogan and the Giant will play out at Halloween Havoc.
–As part of the Halloween Havoc Control Center WCW Champion Hulk Hogan and Jimmy Hart do a taped promo where they promise to do whatever it takes to defeat the Giant at Halloween Havoc.
Date: September 27, 2018
Location: Fronton Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
Commentators: Don Callis, Josh Matthews
We’re still in Mexico City and I’m not sure what that means for this week’s show. Last week’s edition wasn’t exactly great and a lot of that is due to just throwing luchadors out there and using them in matches that aren’t much better than something you would see elsewhere. Maybe this week’s will be an improvement though so let’s get to it.
Monday Nitro #282
Date: March 19, 2001
Location: O’Connell Center, Gainesville, Florida
Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Scott Hudson
Greed has come and gone and it should be interesting to see where things go with this final real show before next week’s grand (work with me here) finale. Scott Steiner is still World Champion after demolishing Diamond Dallas Page because that’s what Scott Steiner does, though it does raise the question of who is left for him to beat. In theory that would be Booker T., who became US Champion for the first time last night. Let’s get to it.
Date: March 14, 2001
Location: Knoxville Civic Coliseum, Knoxville, Tennessee
Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay
The long nightmare is almost over as we only have two shows left, including this one. This is the final show before Greed and things aren’t exactly looking up. Monday’s show was full of old guys having bad matches and not enough build to anything other than Sunday’s main event. Let’s get to it.
Date: March 7, 2001
Location: Bi-Lo Center, Greenville, South Carolina
Commentators: Tony Schaivone, Mike Tenay
The roll that WCW was on just a few weeks ago seems forever ago as they’re right back to the mostly uninteresting shows that aren’t getting anyone anywhere. Well save for the Steiner Brothers and the other old acts that is. They’re getting closer to Greed and the card isn’t looking great so far and I doubt that changes tonight. Let’s get to it.
Monday Nitro #280
Date: March 5, 2001
Location: Bi-Lo Center, Greenville, South Carolina
Commentators: Tony Schaivone, Scott Hudson
After last week, it’s really hard to say what we should expect here as Nitro worked very well but Thunder was every bit the show you would have expected it to be. I’m liking Scott Steiner vs. Diamond Dallas Page but the rest of the show is so all over the scale that it’s hard to guess what you’ll get. Let’s get to it.