ECW on SyFy Report – October 13th, 2009
Report by Richard Trionfo, PWInsider
We are live on tape from Lexington, Kentucky and your announcers are Matt ‘How about that Hell’s Kitchen finale’ Striker and Josh ‘I swear to cow’ Mathews.
Match Number One: Ezekiel Jackson with Vladimir Kozlov versus Goldust
They lock up and Goldust with a side head lock but Jackson with a back elbow but he misses a series of elbow drops but Goldust does not miss with a punch or a knee from the apron. Goldust hits a clothesline from the top turnbuckle for a near fall. They lock up again and Goldust with another side head lock. Goldust with a kick and punches but Jackson with a clothesline. Jackson sends Goldust into the turnbuckles and then he punches him some more. Jackson with a running knee into the corner and then he pulls Goldust into the center of the ring for a near fall. Jackson with a bear hug and Goldust punches his way out of the hold but Jackson with a forearm to the top of the head for a near fall. Jackson with a double overhook followed by a belly-to-back suplex for a near fall. Jackson continues to work on the back but Goldust with a series of kicks to the leg. Jackson tries for a cross body into the corner but Goldust catches him but he cannot keep Jackson up and Zeke gets a near fall. Goldust with a series of punches followed by a jawbreaker and then he gets pushed out of the corner. Goldust with an uppercut and a flying clothesline. Goldust with a bulldog for a near fall. Goldust with a Flatline and then he goes up top but Vladimir gets on the apron to distract the referee and that allows Jackson to knock Goldust off the turnbuckles. Jackson with a uranage for the three count.
Winner: Ezekiel Jackson
After the match, Vlad and Zeke celebrate and then Kozlov with a spinebuster to Goldust.
We see footage from last week when Yoshi Tatsu defeated William Regal and Christian got attacked by Regal, Kozlov, and Jackson since they are in the main even tonight.
We go to commercial.
We are back and William Regal is in the back and his partner Zack Ryder says hello. He says that Regal is threatened by him and they know that Zack is a better challenger for the title. Ryder says that Regal isn’t as tough without his goons around, but Zeke and Vlad come up behind Zack. Regal tells the blithering idiot that he is lucky that he didn’t do more to him last week. Regal says that the general manager is getting back at him by forcing him to tag with Zack. Regal tells Ryder to do exactly what he tells him. Regal and his buddies leave.
Sheamus comes to the ring and he says that last week on Superstars he had a match with Shelton Benjamin. While Shelton won the match by disqualification, it does not do justice to what really happened. We go to the footage from the match and see the work that Sheamus did on the shoulder. Sheamus says that a lot of people asked him why he did what he did. Sheamus has a story to tell the fans. Sheamus says that Shelton came to WWE with some of the greatest god given ability, but he has done nothing with it. He has been toiling in mediocrity. Sheamus mentions that Shelton has never been to the top of the WWE while Sheamus says that he will make it to the top. He says that you need to lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Paul Burchill and Katie Lea Burchill walk in the back as we go to commercial.
Match Number Two: Paul Burchill with Katie Lea Burchill versus Hurricane
They lock up and Burchill with a waist lock take down. Hurricane with an arm drag into a side head lock. Hurricane with a shoulder tackle but Burchill stays up. Hurricane sends Burchill through the ropes to the floor. Hurricane with a pescado onto Burchill. Hurricane with a front face lock but Burchill with a kick and then he tries to send Hurricane into the turnbuckles. Burchill sends Hurricane to the apron and Burchill catches him when he tries to return to the ring. Burchill with a shoulder that sends Hurricane to the floor. Burchill sends Hurricane’s shoulder into the ring apron and gets a near fall when they return to the ring. Burchill with an arm bar and then he drops Hurricane’s arm on his shoulder. Burchill continues to work on the arm and shoulder. Hurricane with punches and an arm drag followed by a kick. Hurricane with more punches but Burchill with a knee. Hurricane with a Thesz press and punches. Burchill charges into an uppercut and then Hurricane with a rana for a near fall. Burchill with a divorce court for a two count. Burchill puts Hurricane on the turnbuckles and tries for a superplex but Hurricane blocks it and drops Burchill to the mat. Hurricane with a cross body for a near fall. Burchill sends Hurricane’s shoulder into the turnbuckle. Hurricane punches Burchill and Hurricane tries for a super rana from the turnbuckles but Burchill holds on to the ropes. Burchill with a jackhammer for the three count.
Winner: Paul Burchill
We go to commercial.
We are back with a look at the Iron Man Match coming to you at Bragging Rights because Hell in a Cell wasn’t enough to finish this feud.
Now it is time to run through the card for Bragging Rights.
We go to the locker room where Yoshi Tatsu is getting ready for his match. Christian asks Yoshi if he is ready to go but Yoshi is in the zone. Yoshi says that he is focused and nervous. Christian asks Yoshi why he is nervous and Yoshi speaks in Japanese. Christian tells Yoshi that he should be the number one contender. We go to commercial.
Match Number Three: Yoshi Tatsu and Christian versus William Regal and Zack Ryder
Yoshi and Ryder start things off and Ryder with a knee after locking up and then Ryder with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Ryder blocks a hip toss but Yoshi with a Japanese arm drag and a regular arm drag into an arm bar. Christian is tagged in and he hits a double sledge from the turnbuckles and then he puts Ryder in a side head lock. Christian with a shoulder tackle for a near fall. He hits another shoulder tackle and gets another near fall. Ryder sends Christian into the turnbuckles and then Ryder responds with kicks and then he chokes the champ in the corner. Christian with punches but Ryder runs Christian into the turnbuckles. Ryder with forearms to Christian but he misses a charge and Christian with the pendulum kick. Christian throws Ryder out of the ring and then while Regal checks on Ryder, Christian hits a baseball slide into Regal and he collides with Ryder. Christian with the springboard cross body onto Regal and we go to commercial.
We are back and Christian with a kip up and a near fall on Regal. Christian with a punch and shoulder in the corner. Christian follows that with a snap mare and kick to the back. Regal with an Irish whip and forearm to the head. Ryder tags in and he kicks Christian in the ribs and gets a near fall. Ryder with a rear chin lock. Christian tries to get out of the hold but Ryder takes him down and Regal tags in and he punches Christian and then connects with a European uppercut and forearms. Christian with the corkscrew elbow from the turnbuckles and then he tags in Yoshi. Ryder tags in as well and Yoshi with a series of chops and running knees into the corner. Yoshi tries for the rolling snap mare but Ryder avoids the hold. Yoshi with a spin kick for a near fall. Yoshi with the rolling snap mare and kick to the head for a near fall. Ryder with a forearm to the back and then he draws Christian in to allow Ryder and Regal to double team Yoshi. Ryder with a neckbreaker for a near fall and Regal is tagged back in. Regal with knees to the head followed by forearms. Regal with a forearm across the check and then he rakes the face of Yoshi. Regal with a back elbow and a near fall. Ryder tags in and he connects with a forearm followed by kicks. Ryder with a rear chin lock but Yoshi returns to his feet and he elbows Ryder but cannot make the tag to Christian. Ryder brings Yoshi into his corner and he tags Regal back into the match and Regal with a forearm and uppercut.
Yoshi with an uppercut of his own and they exchange uppercuts until Regal with a kick to Yoshi and he gets a near fall. Regal with a side head lock and then he tags Ryder in. Ryder with a head butt to Yoshi and he continues to work on the head using the turnbuckles. Ryder with a boot to the head and he gets a near fall. Ryder runs into a boot from Yoshi and then Yoshi takes Ryder down. Both men try to make the tag and Christian does so. Christian punches Ryder but Ryder with a kick. Christian with a leaping spin kick and an inverted DDT followed by a forearm to the head. Christian with a back kick and sunset flip from the turnbuckles for a near fall. Christian sets for the Killswitch but Ryder with a head butt and a leap frog leg drop for a near fall. Christian with a tornado DDT but Regal breaks up the cover. Yoshi takes care of Regal and they fight to the floor. Regal sends Yoshi into the ring post while Christian hits a missile drop kick. Regal distracts Christian when he goes up a second time and Ryder with a press slam. Regal makes the blind tag and while Regal and Ryder argue, Christian punches Regal and then Ryder drops Regal on the top rope allowing Christian to hit the Killswitch and get the three count.
Winners: Yoshi Tatsu and Christian
We go to credits.