ECW: It's a Hardyz reunion
MATT BISHOP - SLAM! Wrestling
Tonight on ECW on Sci-Fi: John Morrison & The Miz face off against The Hardyz.
And we are "LIVE!" from Flair Country, Charlotte, N.C. Mike Adamle and
"The Tazz" are our hosts. This show is presented in WWEHD (TV-PG,V).
In the ring, Tazz welcomes "The World's Strongest Champion" Mark Henry
and his new second, WWE Hall of Famer Tony Atlas.
Tazz confirms Henry's title match Sunday against Tommy Dreamer. Tazz asks
the questions on everyone's mind to Tony Atlas: Why?
Atlas goes on about how he'll be proud to carry Henry's bags. Then he
begins a demonstration. He gets a batch of frying pans from the timekeeper.
He wants someone who thinks they're strong to come out and try to bend it.
Atlas picks out a tallish guy from the crowd wearing a Charlotte Bobcats
shirt. His name is Chad Somethingorother. Atlas asks him if he is strong and
he says, "No, sir," drawing a laugh from the crowd. Of course, he can't bend
it. Then, Atlas turns it over to Henry, who promptly turns the frying pan
into a bedpan. As Atlas pumps up Henry some more, out comes Tommy
Dreamer says he's not out to fight him and what Henry did was real
impressive, but he's been training hard for this match and wants to give it
a shot. Dreamer, naturally, can't do it, so Henry and Atlas get a good laugh
at his expense. But Dreamer does find a way to bend it, though, by cracking
it over Henry's head. ECW! Who's laughing now?
Backstage, ECW General Manager Theodore Long gives Dreamer the night off
because he will not tolerate any civil unrest like he sees on RAW. He tells
him to get to steppin'.
Match #1 - Mike Knox (Phoenix, Ariz.) vs. Shannon Moore (Whispering
After Moore gets in a little bit of offense, including a hurricarana from
the top rope, Knox quickly turns it around and nails a particularly vicious
corkscrew faceplant for the win.
Winner via pinfall: Mike Knox
Match #2 - Chavo Guerrero (El Paso, Texas) vs. Evan Bourne (St. Louis,
Bourne gets off to a quick start, but bites off more than he can chew
when he goes to the top only to be pushed off onto the floor by
Guerrero, despite being somewhat of a high-flyer himself, grounds Bourne
with a chinlock, but Bourne gets up and hits two kicks and an impressive
standing moonsault for two.
Chavo gets him down and goes for a Vader Bomb, but Bourne gets the knees
up. This leaves Chavo in the right position for the Shooting Star Press and
that's all she wrote.
Winner via pinfall: Evan Bourne
Colin Delaney is backstage macking on Tiffany when Henry and Atlas come
into the frame. They tell him he has nothing to worry about because he had
nothing to do with what went on out there. Henry says he's OK with him and
walks away, only to come back and lock in a big bearhug and a press slam him onto a metal crate.
Match #3 - John Morrison (Los Angeles, Calif) & The Miz (Cleveland,
Ohio) vs. Matt & Jeff Hardy (Cameron, N.C.)
We're back and the match is in progress. Early highlight sees Matt and
Jeff scoop Morrison up and slam him. Miz gets in a blind tag and
clotheslines Matt and locks in a chinlock, but he busts out, but Miz falls
right into a tag. Morrison and Miz control before Hardy counters and is able
to finally get to Jeff as Morrison gets to Miz.
Jeff comes in and is the house o' fire and goes for the Swanton Bomb but
Morrison pulls Miz to safety.
We're back and Morrison and Jeff in a back chinlock with a knee on the
back. Jeff gets out with a spinning back kick, but Miz is able to contain
Jeff before he makes the tag. Miz works another chinlock, complete with some
knees to the back. They are just working over Jeff's back. Miz puts him in
the Tree of Woe and pulls his head back against the turnbuckle. Miz goes for
a back suplex off the top rope, but Jeff pushes him down and hits Whisper in
Both men are down and crawling to their corner. They both get there and
Matt comes in and levels Morrison with a huge clothesline. Matt hits a
Razor's Edge/powerbomb combo on Morrison and a Side Effect, which leads to a
Swanton Bomb on Morrison with Matt making the cover.
Winners via pinfall: Matt & Jeff Hardy
This show is over, gang.
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