The Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City
"Rockin" Robin Drodge
Date: June 12, 2005
Report Date: June 12, 2005
number one - Lance Storm (with Dawn Marie in his
corner) Vs Chris Jericho.
This was the opening
match for ECW™ One Night Stand. It was very good. At the end of
the match Justin Credible ran down to the ring and hit Chris Jericho
with a Singapore cane to help Lance Storm pick up the pin-fall
number two - A three way dance. The insane luchador Super
Crazy Vs Tajiri (with Sinister Minister and Mikey Whipwreck in his
corner) Vs Little Guido.
This match was very good.
Mikey Whipwreck got involved and hit the whippersnapper on Little
Guido to help Tajiri eliminate him from the match. Then the match
came down to Super Crazy and Tajiri. Super Crazy picked up the
pin-fall victory on Tajiri to win the match.
number three - Extreme Luchador action.
Rey Mysterio Vs Psychosis.
This was an all right
match. Rey Mysterio
picked up the pin-fall victory when he hit the west coast pop on
Psychosis. Then the SmackDown™
superstars, who had come to the ECW™ Pay-Per-View to try and put ECW™
out of business for good, were spotted.
While Joel Gertner tried to talk, he was attacked by Kurt
Angle. Angle then got
on the mike and started to do a promo about how he hated ECW™.
After a few minutes of talking, John "Bradshaw"
Layfield (JBL) took the mike from Angle and started to do a promo,
talking about how great he was and that he hated ECW™ as well.
Then Rob Van Dam came out with Bill Alfonso and started to do
a shoot promo. He said
that he was not happy with either the RAW™ or SmackDown™
superstars being at this Pay-Per-View because they had nothing to do
with ECW™, and they should not even be here at all.
Then he went on about how well ECW™ and their fans loved
him and then had a few words to say about the WWE™ and they
weren't too kindly. Then
out of nowhere, Rhyno came out and gored Rob Van Dam, setting up a
match between Rhyno and Sabu.
Match number four
- Sabu Vs Rhyno. This was a very good match.
Sabu ended up picking up the pin-fall victory when he came
off the top rope with a steel chair in his hand and hit a leg drop
on Rhyno; who was on a table.
Match number five - Chris
Benoit Vs Eddie Guerrero. This
was an all right match between Benoit and Guerrero.
Benoit applied the crippler cross face on Eddie Guerrero and
made him tap out to the move to win the match.
Match number six
- Masato Tanaka Vs Mike Awesome.
One of the very best matches of the night.
There was a lot of action in this match and it went back and
forth between Tanaka and Awesome.
At the end of the match a table was set up on the outside of
the ring and Mike Awesome power bombed Tanaka from the inside of the
ring to the outside and then hit a big splash to pick up the
pin-fall victory. Then
Paul Heyman came out to do a promo in which he thanked Todd Gordon
for giving him the opportunity to be creative and he also thanked
Match number seven
- Then the final match of the night. Tommy Dreamer and the Sandman Vs the Dudley Boys.
This match was as hardcore as you can get it.
Before the match started, the Blue World Order (BWO) - Big
Stevie Cool, Hollywood Nova and the Blue Guy came out and
interrupted the match. Then
Kid Kash and Balls Mahoney came out and attacked the BWO.
Once the match finally got underway, The Dudley's, Tommy
Dreamer and the Sandman did everything they possibly could to win
the match. There was a
cheese grader brought into the ring, a ladder and a table. The Dudley's hit the 3-D, then got a table from outside the
ring and brought it inside the ring and proceeded to set it on fire.
Then once this happened the Dudley's hit the 3-D on Tommy
Dreamer to pick up the pin-fall victory and to end the match.
After the match had ended
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin came out to the ring.
He wanted to sit back and drink a beer and see a fight
between the ECW™ superstars and the superstars from RAW™ and SmackDown™.
Some of the wrestlers
involved for RAW™ and SmackDown™ include the following:
RAW™ Superstars - Edge,
William Regal, Christian, Tyson Tomko, Snitsky, Maven and Jonathan
the "Coach" Coachman.
Superstars - Kurt Angle, John "Bradshaw" Layfield (JBL),
Orlando Jordan, the Bashams, Carlito and Matt Morgan just to name a
This happened and the RAW™
and SmackDown™ superstars got their asses kicked by the ECW™
superstars. Then "Stone Cold" Steve Austin wanted Mick
Foley to bring Eric Bischoff to the ring. Bischoff was at the broadcast booth and Foley did what Austin
wanted. Once Bischoff
was in the ring, Austin asked the Dudley's to hit the 3-D on
Bischoff, Chris Benoit to hit the diving head butt from the top
rope, and Rey Mysterio to hit the 619.
Once all of this happened Austin hit Bischoff with the
"Stone Cold" Stunner to end the Pay-Per-View.
Other former ECW™ wrestlers who
made appearances at this Pay-Per-View include the following:
Tazz, Spike Dudley, Al Snow with Head, Danny Doring and
Roadkill, CW Anderson, Axl Rotten, Francine, Beullah, J.T. Smith,
Tracy Smothers, Chris Chetti.
Some additional comments
regarding ECW™ One Night Stand.
I must say that while I
am not crazy about ECW™, tonight's Pay-Per-View was very good.
The location where the Pay-Per-View took place was a small
location and can only hold up to about 3,000 people.
There was no announcement regarding how many fans were in
attendance for this Pay-Per-View but I would guess that it was close
to a sell-out for this one time Pay-Per-View.
In the opening match, it
was Lance Storm's official last match.
Lance will be going back to Calgary and will be opening up
his own wrestling school starting sometime in the Fall of 2005.
It was great to have him wrestle Chris Jericho because, first
they trained together in the Dungeon and then they wrestled against
each other in their debut as pro wrestlers.
I thought it was rather interesting that Lance Storm wrestled
his very first and very last match against Chris Jericho.
This was a non-traditional pay-per-view because it was ECW™
not WWE™ and the fans were very different.
The fans seemed to have enjoyed themselves a lot and they are
certainly passionate about their favourite wrestlers when it comes
to ECW™. I don't
think that they should have non-ECW™ wrestlers, such as wrestlers
from RAW™ and SmackDown™ on this Pay-Per-View.
They have never been a part of ECW™ so why should they be
I thought that RVD was
very good on the mike; maybe the WWE™ should take note of this and
consider what great asset that he has.
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