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ECW: Hardcore TV (02.28.95)

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ECW: Hardcore TV
February 28, 1995

The ECW champs were:
World Champ: Shane Douglas (3/26/94)
Television Champ: Dean Malenko (11/4/94)
Tag Team Champs: Chris Benoit and Dean Malenko (2/25/95)

Recap from last week: Paul Lauria runs his mouth and 911 chokeslams him.

Lauria and his manager Jason cut the type of cheesy promo you’d hope wouldn’t come on if someone caught you watching wrestling. Read the rest of this entry

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ECW: Hardcore TV (02.14.95)

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ECW: Hardcore TV
February 14, 1995

The ECW champs were:
World Champ: Shane Douglas (3/26/94)
Television Champ: Dean Malenko (11/4/94)
Tag Team Champs: Tazmaniac and Sabu (2/4/95)

This is airing on Valentine’s Day, which didn’t affect viewership numbers at all. Read the rest of this entry

ECW: Holiday Hell 1995

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ECW: Holiday Hell
December 29, 1995
Queens, NY
Lost Battalion Hall

The current ECW Champs were as follows:
ECW World Champion: The Sandman (12/9/1995)
ECW World Tag Team Champions: The Sandman & 2 Cold Scorpio (10/28/1995)
ECW World TV Champion: 2 Cold Scorpio (8/25/1995)

Your host is Joey Styles. This is the ECW debut in NYC and there’s red, white, and blue ropes for some reason.
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ECW: November 2 Remember 1995

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ECW: November 2 Remember
November 18, 1995
Philadelphia, PA
ECW Arena

The current ECW Champs were as follows:
ECW World Champion: Mikey Whipwreck (10/28/1995)
ECW World Tag Team Champions: The Sandman & 2 Cold Scorpio (10/28/1995)
ECW World TV Champion: 2 Cold Scorpio (8/25/1995)

Your host is Joey Styles. He tells us we are about to see the greatest night ever of ECW action. We shall see.
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ECW: Hardcore TV (Best of Fall of 1995)

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ECW: Hardcore TV
The Best from the FALL of 1995

There is a TON going on in ECW in October and November 1995. Here is just a sample of what is happening. Since Gangsta’s Paradise, Raven and Stevie Richards regain the ECW tag belts, and then lose them in a three-way dance to Public Enemy. The Sandman loses the ECW world title to the unlikely hero Mikey Whipwreck. Plus, STEVE AUSTIN. Not that he’s really wrestling all that much. He’s just cutting some of the best promos of his career.
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ECW: Gangsta’s Paradise (09.95)

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ECW: Gangsta’s Paradise
September 16, 1995
Philadelphia, PA
ECW Arena

The current ECW Champs were as follows:
ECW World Champion: The Sandman (4/15/1995)
ECW World Tag Team Champions: Raven & Stevie Richards (6/30/1995)
ECW World TV Champion: 2 Cold Scorpio (8/25/1995)

Your host is Joey Styles.
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ECW: Heatwave 1995

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ECW: Heatwave
July 15, 1995
Philadelphia, PA
ECW Arena

The current ECW Champs were as follows:
ECW World Champion: The Sandman (4/15/1995)
ECW World Tag Team Champions: Raven & Stevie Richards (6/30/1995)
ECW World TV Champion: Eddie Guerrero (4/8/1995)

Your host is Joey Styles.
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ECW: Hardcore Heaven 1995

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ECW: Hardcore Heaven
July 1, 1995
Philadelphia, PA
ECW Arena

The current ECW Champs were as follows:
ECW World Champion: The Sandman (4/15/1995)
ECW World Tag Team Champions: Raven & Stevie Richards (6/30/1995)
ECW World TV Champion: Eddie Guerrero (4/8/1995)

With an internet wrestling convention in town, it’s safe to say this is a sell-out show. In fact, wrestling fans may even be hanging from the rafters.

Your host is Joey Styles. Read the rest of this entry

WWE – For All Mankind: The Life and Career of Mick Foley

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WWE – For All Mankind: The Life and Career of Mick Foley
Three-Disc Set
Released: April 16, 2013

That’s right. It’s another WWE Blu-Ray review from my pal SlickSlack and I. He’ll be handling the documentary portions, interviews, and stories while I will be doing the match reviews. I apologize for the lengthiness ahead of time. This one reads like a dissertation, but is packed with all kinds of details, ladies and gents. Read the rest of this entry

WCW: The Best of Monday Nitro, Vol. 2 (Disc One)

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WCW: The Best of Monday Nitro – Vol. 2
3-Disc Set DVD Review
Released: February 12, 2013

Your host is the returning TWO-TIME, TWO-TIME host – Diamond Dallas Page. Read the rest of this entry

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