April 15, 2008 Ė recap by Sassy
Last week on ECW Ė
CM Punk defeated The Miz in the first match of the
The Big Red Machine Kane and Chavo Guerrero signed their
WWE ECW Championship match at the Backlash pay per view.
Elijah Burke defeated Nunzio
Kofi Kingston defeated Domino of Deuce & Domino
Colin Delaney was given another chance to get a WWE ECW
contract, this time if he defeated Tommy Dreamer. If Tommy Dreamer lost the
match, he would be fired. Tommy Dreamer defeated Colin Delaney in the final
match of the evening.
ECW is broadcast from London, England on the Sci-Fi Channel
Ringside announcers: Joey Styles & Tazz
Ring announcer: Tony Chimel
Joey Styles informs the audience that tonight ECW Champion
Kane and WWE World Heavyweight Champion The Undertaker take on WWE Tag Team
Champions John Morrison and The Miz. Tazz tells Styles that Styles will be
leaving ECW and will be going on to bigger and better things. Styles will be
heading wwe.com. Mike Adamle will be taking the place of Styles at the WWE ECW
Man Tag Team Match
CM Punk from Chicago, IL, weighing 222 lbs.
Jimmy Wang Yang
At a combined weight of 410 lbs.
Kofi Kingston from Jamaica, weighing 215 lbs.
Elijah Burke from Jacksonville, FL, weighing (I couldnít
hear the weight)
Deuce & Domino from the Other Side of the Tracks
At a combined weight of 465 lbs.
The Gold Standard Shelton Benjamin from Orangeburg, SC,
weighing 248 lbs.
Audience favorites: Because the English donít seem to
yell when the wrestlers enter, I canít tell.
My favorites: Punk, Moore, Yang & Kingston
This is going to be a busy match!.
The bell rings and CM Punk faces Domino in the center of the
ring. I am waiting for Deuce & Domino to become a little more in the air
wrestlers. Moore is tagged in, goes for a roll up and gets a two count. Moore
tags in Yang and Yang delivers a drop kick that sends Domino to the canvas. Yang
tags in Punk again but Punk gets a boot to the face. Domino tags in Benjamin and
Benjamin comes in all fired up. Punk goes for a cover but canít get the three
count. Benjamin tosses Punk through the ropes and out to the floor. The referee
flies out of the ring as both sides hit the floor and meet where Punk has
landed. Punk is back to his feet and the audience is actually chanting ďCM
PunkĒ as we go to
BREAK IN THE MIDDLE OF THE MATCH!
Back to the ring, Punk is in the ring with Elijah Burke.
Burke misses an elbow drop and Punk tags in Kingston. Kingston doesnít waste
any time taking Burke down to the mat. Kingston tags in Moore and Moore goes to
work on Burkeís left arm and shoulder. Moore tags in Yang and Yang comes over
the top rope to nail Burke while Moore has him down on the canvas. Burke tags in
Benjamin who goes for the cover but Benjamin gets a two count. The audience is
really into the match as Yang tries to fight out of the hold Benjamin has on
him. Yang tries to fight back and gets a boot to the face for his trouble.
Benjamin goes for the cover and only gets a two count. Benjamin tags in Deuce
who tries for a cover but he canít get the win. Yang finds himself in the
wrong corner as Deuce distracts the ref in order to allow his partners to work
over Yang in the corner. Deuce tags in Burke. Burke tags in Deuce, Deuce goes
for the cover and gets a two count. Deuce tags in Domino, Domino goes for the
pin and he gets a two count. Moore is pounding on the top turnbuckle and bounces
up and down on the ring apron to get the audience
involved. Domino stops to nail Punk and Moore, sending them to the floor.
Yang manages to get a tag to Kingstoni, Kingston goes for the pin but Benjamin
breaks it up. Punk goes after Benjamin, Moore goes over the top rope to take out
Domino. Kingston nails Deuce with a high kick, goes for the cover and gets the
3 minutes before commercial break, 7 minutes after the commercial break, 10
Kingston with a high kick
As much as I am not overly fond of this many wrestlers in a
match, it was entertaining and each wrestler go to show a little of what he is
worth during the match. I was not, however, impressed with the commentating of
Mike Adamle during the match up. Kingstonís partners were really playing him
up to the crowd after the match. Kingston is the new boy on the block. Whether
the other wrestlers were told to play him up or whether they did it on their
own, it was a nice touch.
The audience sees a video recap of the contract signing last
week between Kane and Chavo Guerrero for an ECW title match at Backlash. This
brought the introduction of a new wrestler who is supposed to be there to watch
Guerreroís back. Kane is backstage and he tells the audience that Guerrero
will be sorry for attacking Kane last week. Kane and Undertaker, the Brothers of
Destruction, will take out Kaneís anger on the WWE Tag Team Champions.
Tazz is in the ring to announce a diva dance off.
This is as big a joke as having the Womenís Tag Team title match on
Monday Night Raw versus at Wrestlemania XXIV. The participants are Layla, Maryse,
Eve, Lena and Kelly. Iíll announce the winner but Iím fast-forwarding
through the segment. Kelly Kelly was the winner. And you are going to hear me
complain again. I have seen Layla dance and she can beat Kelly every time. After
the ďcompetitionĒ, Tazz dances with Kelly.
If you missed this part, donít worry, you didnít miss anything.
Tommy Dreamer from Yonkers, NY, weighing 260 lbs.
Accompanied to the ring by Colin Delaney
Mike Knox from Phoenix, weighing 293 lbs.
Audience favorite: I canít tell
My favorite: Tommy Dreamer
Before the match can begin, WWE ECW General Manager Armando
Estrada enters the arena. Estrada says that the fans want to see a competitive
match. The fans want to see Knox go one on one with Colin Delaney.
Estrada gives Dreamer the night off and sends him out of the arena.
We know what is going to happen before the match even begins.
Knox with a neck breaker
I hope Tazz got a raise in pay before Adamle got the
announcing job. Tazz appears to be
spending most of his time correcting everything Adamle screws up.
Tag Team Match
John Morrison from Los Angeles, CA, weighing 219 lbs.
The Miz from Cleveland, OH, weighing 231 lbs.
WWE Tag Team Champions
The Big Red Machine Kane, weighing 323 lbs.
WWE ECW Champion
The Undertaker from Death Valley, weighing 299 lbs.
WWE World Heavyweight Champion
Audience favorites: Kane & The Undertaker
My favorites: Kane & The Undertaker
I was wrong about the British making a lot of noise.
When Kane and The Undertaker made their separate entrances, they went
wild. No offense, but I think Morrison and Miz should have stayed at home.
The bell rings and Kane faces Miz in the ring Miz comes out
swinging but it doesnít slow down Kane and Miz finds himself in trouble in the
corner. Kane tags in Undertaker and Miz is shown the Undertakerís old school
from the top ropes. Morrison enters the ring and Undertaker drops him, and then
throws Miz over the top rope. Undertaker goes out after him and as he goes for
the leg drop on the ring apron, Morrison delivers a drop kick that sends
Undertaker down to the floor and then looks worried that he actually connected
with The Undertaker
BREAK IN THE MIDDLE OF THE MAIN EVENT!
Back in the ring, Undertaker is being double teamed by Miz
and Morrison. Miz gets back in his corner and Undertaker decides he has had
enough and Morrison ends up on the mat.
Iím having some serious DVR problems here.
The show cut off which means Iíll have to search for the end of this
I went to www.gerweck.net
and found the match. The Undertaker
and Kane delivered dual choke slams, Undertaker takes out Morrison with a
Tombstone pile driver and gets the three count.
Time: 11 minutes
The Undertaker with a Tombstone Pile
The Big Red Machine Kane