The JWL [Episode 16]

Live from the Fleet Center, Boston, MA.

You know the drill.

Opening Hardcore Tag Team Match: "The Hardcore Chair-Swinging Freak" Balls Mahoney and Masato Tanaka vs. Shawn Stasiak and Marcus Bagwell

LG: "The following hardcore tag team contest is scheduled for one fall. In the ring at this time, first from Marietta, GA, weighing in at 240 lbs., MARCUS BAGWELL! And his partner, from Oakville, Ontario, Canada, weighing in at 242 lbs., SHAWN STASIAK!"

("Big Balls" by AC/DC plays)

Crowd pops.

LG: "And their opponents, representing The Hardcore Alliance, from Nutley, NJ, weighing in at 368 lbs., 'The Hardcore Chair-Swinging Freak' BALLS MAHONEY and his partner, from Tokyo, Japan, weighing in at 238 lbs., MASATO TANAKA!"

Quick squash for the Hardcores, as Balls crushes Bagwell with the Nutcracker Suite (Michinoku Driver) and Tanaka drops Stasiak with the Tornado DDT on the chairs for stereo pins at 2:30.

LG: "Here are your winners, the team of BALLS MAHONEY and MASATO TANAKA!"

(Video package covering the history of the Four Horsemen-Stratusfaction Inc. feud)

"The Enforcer" Arn Anderson (w/"The Horny Little She-Devil" Terri Runnels) vs. Kanyon (w/Trish Stratus)

LG: "The following contest is scheduled for one fall."

"WHO BETTER THAN KANYON!"

LG: "Introducing first, being led to the ring by Trish Stratus and representing Stratusfaction Inc., from Atlanta, GA, weighing in at 245 lbs., KANYON!"

Crowd boos.

("The Four Horsemen" by Metallica plays)

LG: "And his opponent, being led to the ring by 'The Horny Little She-Devil' Terri Runnels and representing The Four Horsemen, from Minneapolis, MN, weighing in at 255 lbs., 'THE ENFORCER' ARN ANDERSON!"

Kanyon wins a relatively even match after 7:30 of solid technical wrestling with the Flatliner.

LG: "Here is your winner, KANYON!"

After the match, Kanyon calls out JWL World Heavyweight Champion "The Crippler" Chris Benoit and issues a challenge for the next show. Benoit accepts, and we have the main event for our next show.

(Dungeon of Doom video package)

The Giant (w/"The Taskmaster" Kevin Sullivan) vs.Rodney Leinhardt and Pete Gasparino

LG: "The following handicap match is scheduled for one fall. In the ring at this time, first, from Greenwich, CT, at a total combined weight of 506 lbs., RODNEY LEINHARDT AND PETE GASPARINO!"

Crowd is apathetic.

(The Dungeon of Doom's music plays)

Crowd pops.

LG: "And their opponent, being led to the ring by 'The Taskmaster' Kevin Sullivan and representing the Dungeon of Doom, from Parts Unknown, weighing in at 450 lbs., THE GIANT!"

The Giant squashes both guys at the 1:45 mark with a big double chokeslam. After the match, Kane attacked and the two huge men fought to the back.

(Commercials)

The Hurricane and "Sensational" Shannon Moore vs.The Dudley Boys

LG: "The following tag team contest is scheduled for one fall."

("Turn the Tables" plays)

LG: "Introducing first, representing Raven's Nest, from Dudleyville, at a total combined weight of 585 lbs., BUBBA RAY AND D-VON, THE DUDLEY BOYS!"

Crowd boos.

("Eye of the Hurricane" plays)

Crowd pops

LG: "And their opponents, representing Team Xtreme, first from the Hall of Justice, weighing in at 191 lbs., THE HURRICANE! And his partner, from Cameron, NC, weighing in at 175 lbs., SHANNON MOORE!"

After plenty of exciting back-and-forth action, the Dudleys took over, destroyed the faces and finished with 3D on Moore for the pin at 8:30. The Dudleys continued beating on Helms and Moore, including powerbombing them both through a table. This brought out the Hardy Boyz, who issued a challenge for a tables match two shows from now, which the Dudleys accepted.

Molly Holly and "The Total Athlete" Roxy Powers vs.Christina Tomaziesski Colby and Jeannie Kim

LG: "The following women's tag team contest is scheduled for one fall. Introducing first, from Sweet Home, OR, CHRISTINA TOMAZIESSKI COLBY! And her partner, from Los Angeles, CA, JEANNIE KIM!"

(Molly's music plays. Note: Molly is a face here and has her blond hair.)

LG: "And their opponents, representing the Revolution, first, from Mobile, AL, MOLLY HOLLY! And her partner, from San Jose, CA, 'THE TOTAL ATHLETE' ROXY POWERS!"

The Revolution ladies win an easy squash over the jobbers after Molly hits Colby with the Molly-Go-Round at the 4:00 mark.

(Note: Colby was "Hammerin'" Heather Steele and Kim was Lotus in WOW)

The Rock (w/Jerry "The King" Lawler) vs. Rick Cornell

LG: "The following contest is scheduled for one fall. In the ring at this time, from Buffalo, NY, weighing in at 240 lbs., RICK CORNELL!"

Crowd is apathetic.

("If You Smell..." plays)


Crowd boos.

LG: "And his opponent, being accompanied to the ring Jerry 'The King' Lawler and representing the Royals, from Miami, FL, weighing in at 275 lbs., THE ROCK!"

"The Brahma Bull" wins a quick squash with the Rock Bottom and the Royal Elbow at 1:30.

(Note: Cornell was Reno of the Natural Born Thrillers in WCW.)

(Commercials)

Main Event: "The World's Most Dangerous Man" Ken Shamrock and "The Lethal Weapon" Steve Blackman vs. The New Age Outlaws

LG: "The following tag team contest is our main event."

("Oh You Didn't Know" plays)

ROAD DOGG: "You damn right! That's right it's me, it's me, it's that D-O-DOUBLE-G! Rolling once again with Mr. A-DOUBLE-S, MR. A-DOUBLE-CROOKED LETTER!"

The Outlaws enter the ring.

ROAD DOGG: "Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages. The Clique proudly brings to you its (under his breath: soon-to-be) JWL TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS OF THE WORRRRLLLLD! (Points to himself) The Road Dogg Jesse Jammes! (Points to Billy) The Badass Billy Gunn! THE NEW AGE OUTLAWS!"

("The Ultimate," Shamrock's theme on [I]WWE Anthology[/I], plays)

LG: "And their opponents, representing The Shooters, first, from Sacramento, CA, weighing in at 235 lbs., 'THE WORLD'S MOST DANGEROUS MAN' KEN SHAMROCK! And his partner, from Annville, PA, weighing in at 242 lbs., 'THE LETHAL WEAPON' STEVE BLACKMAN!"

Shamrock and Blackman dominate the match and get the win when Shamrock makes "Badass" Billy Gunn tap out to the ankle lock at the 8:45 mark.

LG: "Here are your winners, the team of 'THE WORLD'S MOST DANGEROUS MAN' KEN SHAMROCK and 'THE LETHAL WEAPON' STEVE BLACKMAN!"

End of show