Welcome all my loyal readers to an exciting night of ECW! As most of all of you know, ECW Week 11, was considered a BYE week for the Land of Extreme.
Tonight is the return of ECW and tonight is one of the biggest shows that I've written, so sit back and be amazed as we witness history here tonight!
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Now let's get ECW's show on the role!
The Wrestlemaina 25 recap package is shown! The opening video and theme song then plays.
The pyro goes off big time as we are welcomed by Todd Grisham and Matt Striker.
Striker: Welcome folks to an exciting night of ECW! I'm your wondrous host Matt Striker and I'm joined by my partner in crime Todd Grisham as we are on the mountain trail of climbing up to next year's Wrestlemania!
Todd: That's right folks as we have a new ECW champion, Mr. Tuesday Nights himself, Rob Van Dam! And not only taht, but we also have a new No. 1 Contender for his title, Elijah Burke!
(All of a sudden Paul Heyman's music plays as he comes down to the ring.)
Heyman: Welcome ECW fans to Tuesday Night ECW! First and foremost, I would like to introduce to you the ECW Hardcore Hall of Famers, Terry Funk, Sandman, Sabu, Tazz and Joey Styles!
(All men come out together to Rob Zombie's "Let the Bodies Hit the Floor".)
Heyman: Thank you gentlemen for being here tonight on this wondrous moment in ECW history. Not only were you five men inducted into the Hall of Fame last week, but we have a huge gift to give to our No.1 ECW Extremist.
So without further ado, let me introduce to you all, The Whole Damn Show, Mr. Tuesday Nights, and the new ECW World Heavyweight Champion, Rob Van Dam!
(The lights dim down and the crowd pops huge and RVD's theme hits. He comes out and a huge amount of pyro goes off for the champion. He makes his way to the ring.)
RVD: Yes! Thank you!
(He stands in the middle of the ring and sulks in the moment of the deafening cheers from the fans.)
Thankyou! You people just don't know how much it means to me to have all of you cheer my name as I won the ECW World Heavyweight Title. Jack Swagger is one hell of a competitor and I'm proud to have faced him, but I just don't respect him for all the pain, carnage, and destruction that he's caused to my home, ECW!
I'm very proud to be standing in the ring with these men. You guys have no clue to how much you all mean to me as a competitor, colleague, ally, enemy, friend, but most of all brother. And I just want to say thank you for all of your love and support.
(He goes over and hugs each man individually as the crowd is chanting, "EC-Dub, EC-Dub, EC-Dub!")
Heyman: You're welcome my friend! But that's not all because we wanted to congratulate with a special surprise! Hit it!
(A promo package of RVD's career is shown up until the moment he won at Wrestlemania. After the video the lights dim down and an object is slowly lowered to the ring.)
Heyman: Robbie, feast your eyes on your all new prize!
(Heyman pulls off the black sheet over the object.)
The ECW World Heavyweight Title!
(The belt is the old version of it before the WWE silver belt. RVD grabs the belt and holds it high above his head and pyro goes off with confetti everywhere.)
Heyman and RVD hugs again and the camera shows Team Swagger in their locker room looking at the monitor in disgust.)
We cut to commercial.
We return with Tony Chimel in the ring.
Chimel: The following match is scheduled for one-fall.
(All of a sudden, John Morrison's music plays as he comes to the ring with the Miz.)
Morrison: Last week I lost the Money In The Bank Ladder Match, and my partner here couldn't even compete. But what he did do was make that imbecile Kofi Kingston lost the match also. Way to go Miz, way to go bro.
(They shake hands.)
Morrison: So, who's it gonna be? Who's gonna come out here and try to stop the King of ECW?
(All of a sudden, Jaime Noble's music hits as he comes out in street clothing.)
Noble: I warned you two that if you kept messing with me, there will be some ass kicking for ya, but you didn't listen. So since I never had a chance to make my huge announcement, I'm making here right now!
(The crowd quiets down to listen.)
I'm Katie Lea's boyfriend!
(The crowd laughs as does Miz and Morrison. Even Tony Chimel is cracking a smile.)
No, I'm just kidding, but I've hired a new bodyguard that promises to take me to the top of the ECW roster! So, lets get this thing started. Johnny Boy, your opponent tonight is this man...
(Jaime Noble stands to the side and signals to the entry way. The sound of drums fill the arena as the live crowd pops big for UMAGA!)
One-on-One Singles Match
John Morrison /w The Miz vs Umaga w/ Jaime Noble
John Morrison tries to talk to the Samoan Bulldozer, but Umaga isn't listening. Umaga slowly backs Morrison into a corner. He goes for a clothesline, but Morrison ducks and hits Umaga about four times in the face, but it had no effect on Umaga. Morrison begins apologizing.
Umaga slowly walks out of the corner directly towards Morrison. He tries to clothesline him again, but Morrison ducks the shot and starts kicking Umaga in the back of the leg. Umaga falls down to one knee. Morrison bounces off of the ropes and tries a maneuver on Umaga, but Umaga hits him hard with a shoulder block.
Morrison falls hard and rolls outside the ring as the Miz runs over to go check on him.
We go to commercial.
We return with Umaga having a surfboard stretch locked in onto Morrison. Miz is yelling to Morrison to fight his way out of the hold. He jumps up to the apron to distract the ref, but it only attracts Umaga. The ref tries to separate Umaga from Miz, but to no avail.
As soon as Umaga turns around, Morrison hits him in the face with the slammy trophy. Umaga walks forward and looks to be highly pissed, but he's in a Ric Flair-like daze. Morrison see's it and hits Umaga in the sternum with the trophy. Morrison then throws it out of the ring and hits a huge "Moonlight Drive!"
He covers the big man. 1...2... Umaga powers out and begins to get back to his feet. Miz slides into the ring and tries to use a chair, but Umaga superkicks the chair back into the face of Miz. Morrison tries to run, but Noble has a chair.
The bell rings, but all men are still in the ring. Morrison turns around to run, but runs right into Umaga. Umaga hits a huge "Samoan Spike!" Morrison goes down. Noble drags Morrison over the corner and then he drags Miz into the opposite corner.
Umaga runs and hits both men with the huge butt smash (I'm now dubbing as the "Samoan Charge") Jaime Noble then goes to raise Umaga's arm in victory, but Umaga yanks Noble towards him and hits him with the "Samoan Spike"!
(All of a sudden a loud laugh fills the arena and a very familiar theme hits.)
Striker: Oh my God!!!! It's, it's.... it's TED DIBIASE SR!
DiBiase: Ladies and gentlemen. Let me introduce to you my newest and final project. Umaga, future ECW Champion. Every man... even Bulldozers has a price! Ha-ha-ha!
(The crowd looks stunned as Umaga raises his arms and yells in victory. We cut to commercial.)
(We return with RVD and Paul Heyman in Heyman's office talking.)
Heyman: Yeah I...
(All of a sudden someone knocks on the door.)
Benjamin: Fat-ass Heyman! Wow man how long has it been. I could've sworn that the last time I was here, you told me that not only would I lose the Money In The Bank Ladder Match, but at Wrestlemania, I'm going to lose my United States Title.
Ha! I proved your bald-ass wrong didn't I! I beat Morrison two weeks ago to retain my United States Title and I climbed that tall, tall ladder to win this beautiful briefcase. So since I've been on this amazing role as of late, I think its time you owe me something!
Heyman: The way I see it, I don't owe you a damned thing except a very painful night of Extreme Rules action!
Benjamin: Before I say anything, I don't roll that way pops! Back to what I was saying. RVD is your new champ and I am Mr. Money In The Bank.
Heyman: Are you saying that you want a shot at Robbie V. here?
Benjamin: As a matter of fact, I would! But under one condition, I'm not cashing in my case though! So I want him one-on-one tonight for the title. Now do I make myself clear, tubby?
Heyman: Ha-ha! That's funny, but you don't get a shot until you cash in that case or Mr. Burke surrenders his shot to you. And I don't think that he's going to do that at all. Ha Mr. Ben-gay you're just in a bad way here, sorry, but I have to decline your offer.
Now, get the hell out of my office!
Benjamin: Fine! I'll leave, but this isn't the last time that you see me.
(Benjamin leaves while RVD and Heyman continue to talk. The camera then cuts to Paul Burchill in the ring with Tony Atlas standing next to him.)
Chimel: Now ladies and gentlemen, the next match is scheduled for one fall. Introducing first, representing Team Swagger, standing at 6'4" weighing in at 247 pounds all the way from Chelsea, England, Paul Burchill!
(Paul Burchill raises his hand as Tony Atlas applauds him.)
Then Ricky Ortiz's music plays as he comes down to the ring.
One-on-One Singles Match
Paul Burchill w/ Tony Atlas vs Ricky Ortiz
Burchill and Ortiz lock up with Ortiz taking down Burchill with a headlock takedown maneuver. He then locks a headlock. Burchill slowly begins to fight his way back up to his feet and then pushes Ortiz off of the ropes. Ortiz returns with a shoulderblock to Burchill.
Ortiz bounces off of the ropes and tries to go for an elbow drop, but Burchill roll out of the way. Ortiz is quick to get back up to his feet and Burchill throws him off the ropes and tries for a clothesline. Ortiz ducks the shot and hits a standing neckbreaker.
He covers Burchill, 1..2.. Burchill gets the shoulder up and Ortiz locks in a sleeper hold as we go to commercial.
We return with Burchill delivering right-handed blows to the head of Ortiz. Burchill then gets up to taunt the crowd. Ortiz then quickly rolls up Burchill for the pin, 1..2.. Burchill kicks out and quickly gets up along with Ortiz, but Burchill takes him down hard with a clothesline.
Burchill then locks Ortiz in a facelock. The crowd quickly gets behind Ortiz and he begins to fight his way back to his feet. He delivers a few elbows to the sternum of Burchill. Burchill then releases his hold. Ortiz bounces off of the ropes and as soon as he returns to Burchill, Burchill deivers a huge knee shot to his sternum.
Burchill then goes for the pin, 1..2.. Ortiz kicks out and Tony Atlas is yelling to Burchill to finish him off. Burchill then gets Ortiz to his feet and sets him up for the "English Judgement", but Ortiz elbows him in the head a few times and reverses the maneuver into a huge DDT.
Ortiz then pulls Burchill close to the corner. Ortiz slowly begins to climb up to the top rope and he signals for the "Super Big O", but Atlas distracts the referee and out of no where, Mark Henry comes iin and powerslams Ortiz off of the top rope.
Henry rolls out of the ring and Burchill slowly gets up to his feet. He gets Ortiz up and hits the "English Judgement!" He goes for the cover, 1-2-3! Its over aand Team Swagger is slowly on the rise to rule ECW again.
Jack Swagger comes out and Mark Henry along with Tony Atlas gets into the ring. Henry then gets Ortiz up and hits a big time, "World's Strongest Slam".
(All of a sudden Tommy Dreamer and Raven run down to the ring, but Atlas takes them both down with big time chair shots!)
Its a four-on-three assault and they are being beaten badly.
(Then Katie Lea comes out.)
Katie: Long time no see boys! The last time I saw you, you were busy ruling ECW and trying to take the whole damned WWE by storm, but now you 4 are just child's play. How are you doing Tony, its been a while. I see you've healed up nicley my good sir.
That's okay I'm very glad to see you guys. But I have some bad news and some good news, which would you rather hear first?
Swagger: Screw you little bitch! What the hell do you want? I don't give a rat's ass about what news you have!
Katie: Wow, such foul language shouldn't be used on this show. This is a family show. Ha-ha, but that's just fine sweetie because I'll give you the good news first. The good news is:
My boyfriend has challenged you, Jack Swagger to a lumberjack match at Backlash!
(The crowd pops big and Swagger looks extremely pissed.)
Katie: The bad news is:
Ricky Ortiz, Tommy Dreamer, and Raven are all standing behind you with weapons!
As soon as the men turn around, they get taken out hard with weapons, but Swagger got out of the ring and escaped through the crowd. The crowd just went nuts as we head into our final commercial break.
We return with Shelton Benjamin standing in the ring.
Benjamin: This is not fair Paul. I've been on a three week roll and a huge win at Wrestlemania last week. I deserve a title shot at the ECW World Heavyweight Championship! So Paul get....
(His mic stops working and all of a sudden Paul Heyman comes out.)
Heyman: Fine you want your shot, you can have it! But under one condition, I'm hosting a tournament over the next three weeks! The winner of that tournament is going to be RVD's opponent at Judgement Day! So are you in?
(Benjamin shakes his head yes.)
Well good because I talked to the Board and they informed me that since you just entered into an ECW Tournament and you're a Smackdown Superstar, you mut now put your briefcaes up for grabs as well!
(Benjamin looks in disbelief.)
That means that if you are eliminated at any point of the tournament, the person who eliminates you will become the new, Mr. Money In The Bank! So someone including you can leave this tournament as a No.1 contender to the ECW World Heavyweight title and Mr. Money In The Bank!
Good luck Mr. Golden Bastard! Oh by the way since you are here on ECW and seemed to be dressed for competition, you can fight in a triple threat main event right here right now!
(All of a sudden Elijah Burke's theme hits as he comes down to the ring. We cut to commercial.)
We return with Elijah Burke and Shelton Benjamin in the ring. All of a sudden, Raven's old ECW theme hits and he comes down to the ring.
Main Event Match
Triple Threat Extreme Rules Match
Elijah Burke vs Shelton Benjamin vs Raven
Elijah Burke and Shelton Benjamin looks at each other and decide to join forces against Raven. As soon as they decide to approach Raven, he pulls out a bat and both men try to run, but he hits Benjamin in the sternum.
Elijah Burke is yelling for Raven to get rid of the bat. Raven is getting Benjamin up and hits his "Evenflow DDT". He goes for the cover. 1-2-3! Its already over and Burke is heading up the ramp to the back.
Out of no where, RVD hits him hard with a "Vandaminator!" Burke goes down and RVD holds up his title in victory.
The show ends.
Next weeks main event:
RVD, Raven, and Tommy Dreamer vs Jack Swagger, Elijah Burke and Shelton Benjamin!
Dont miss out on next weeks exciting episode of ECW!