November 3, 2004
Warm up this winter with WWE DVDs
By JON WALDMAN - SLAM! Wrestling
Canadian shoppers looking for a few holiday gifts will want to check out some of the new releases from World Wrestling Entertainment (via Canadian distributor KOCH Entertainment), as the company has announced its winter schedule.
Starting off will be one of the most anticipated DVD releases, The Rise and Fall of ECW. The two-disc set chronicles the rebel company, once owned and operated by Paul Heyman. Along with what is sure to be an interesting documentary are several hot matches, including Jerry Lynn vs. Rob Van Dam, Raven vs. Tommy Dreamer, The Pitbulls vs. Raven and Stevie Richards 2/3 falls dog-collar match, Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Psychosis 2/3 falls, Mikey Whipwreck vs. Sandman in a ladder match, 2 Cold Scorpio vs. Sabu and Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Tazz.
Also set for a pre-X-Mas release is pay-per-view DVDs, including Unforgiven, which features Randy Orton vs. HHH and Chris Jericho vs. Christian in a ladder match.
After the holidays are over, WWE will release three more PPV DVDs, including No Mercy, Taboo Tuesday and Survivor Series.
Canadian WWE DVD release datesRise and Fall of ECW double-disc set - November 16th
WWE No Mercy - December 28th
Taboo Tuesday - January 5th, 2005
Survivor Series - January 25th, 2005
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