ECW on SyFy Report – December 8th, 2009
Report by Richard Trionfo, PWInsider.com
We are live on tape from Houston, Texas and your announcers are Josh ‘We have a problem’ Mathews and Byron ‘Can you dig it’ Saxton.
Josh Mathews is in the ring in front of a ladder with the ECW Title belt above him. He talks about the match between Shelton Benjamin and Christian at TLC. Josh is a bit shocked to see Vladimir Kozlov come to the ring.
Kozlov gets on the mic and he calls Ezekiel Jackson a coward and he calls Zeke out. Kozlov speaks in Russian and then he waits for Jackson to come out.
Ezekiel Jackson comes out and he is ready for a fight. William Regal is close behind Zeke and he tries to separate Kozlov and Jackson. Regal tries to tell them that they need to work together.
Shelton Benjamin’s music plays and he comes out. He wants to know what William Regal is doing. The people came for action and since Jackson and Kozlov cannot get along, let them get it on. He leads the crowd in a chant of ‘Let them fight’.
Regal says that it has nothing to do with Shelton and he tells Shelton to choose his words very carefully. He points out that it is three on one.
It is quickly three on three because Christian and Yoshi Tatsu come out with Shelton. Christian tells Bill that the sides look even now. He tells his Houston peeps that he is not going to let Shelton let his head get handed to him in a three-on-one situation because he doesn’t want Shelton to make any excuses.
Kozlov yells something else in Russian and Christian gives a rough translation.
Shelton tells Regal, Kozlov, and Jackson that they can continue their therapy session on Dr. Phil or they can man up and face the three of them.
Regal tells the Sunshine Crew that none of them have any authority to tell them what to do because they are the most dominant force on ECW.
Regal is interrupted with Tiffany’s dance party entrance music and she says that she has the authority and there will be action tonight. Tiffany says that it is up to the men in the ring. They have a choice. Either they put their differences aside to wrestle in a six man tag match or they can have a one-on-one match between Ezekiel and Vladimir. Regal says that they will do the six man tag match. Zeke says that he wants to fight Kozlov tonight. Kozlov wants the six man match too after some prompting by Regal.
Match Number One: Vance Archer versus Tommy Dreamer
They lock up and Dreamer with a waist lock but Archer with an elbow and a shoulder tackle. Archer misses an elbow drop but he blocks a hip toss and runs Dreamer into the turnbuckles. Archer with shoulders in the corner but Dreamer with a kick when Archer drops down too quick on a back body drop attempt. Archer with a BubbaBomb for a near fall. Archer with forearms to the back and then he chokes Dreamer in the ropes. Archer with a reverse chin lock. Dreamer tries for a back slide but Archer blocks it and hits a short arm clothesline for a near fall. Archer with a suplex but he misses a leg drop. Archer charges into a boot and then Dreamer with a clothesline from the turnbuckles followed by a swinging neck breaker and a cross body for a near fall. Archer charges at Dreamer but Dreamer moves out of the way and Archer goes to the floor. Dreamer with a baseball slide to Archer and then he hits a cannonball from the apron. Dreamer goes up top but Archer crotches Dreamer. Archer sets for a superplex but Dreamer knocks him off. Dreamer with a splash for a near fall. Dreamer sets for the DDT but Archer with a big boot. Archer with the inverted DDT for the three count.
Winner: Vance Archer
Saxton and Mathews talk about the mysterious masked man who resembles Paul Burchill and hits a Jackhammer.
We see footage of Tiffany with the ‘Masked Ripper’ and ‘Beautiful Nightmare’. The Ripper says that he is never lost to Hurricane. Gregory Helms enters the room and Tiffany points out that the entire Hall of Justice is here. Tiffany tells the Ripper that he is not under an ECW contract. He tells The Ripper that he can get a contract if he can beat the Hurricane. Ripper tells Helms that he will see him next week. Helms says that it will not be him who Paul sees, he will see the Hurricane.
Holy Commercial Break Batman.
We are back and Zack and Rosa are staring into each other’s eyes and they can see their reflections. They try to tell each other who is sweeter. Tommy Dreamer stops by and he wonders what is going on. Zack calls Dreamer a dinosaur. He says that he has seen all of Dreamer’s matches and he says that it is over for Dreamer. Zack says that he wanted to be like Dreamer, but now he wants to end his career. Zack leaves with Rosa.
Match Number Two: Trent Barreta and Caylen Croft versus Mark Franks and Danny Vaughn
Croft and punches and kicks his opponent before tagging in Barreta. Barreta with a running back elbow. Barreta with a running elbow in the corner. Croft tags in and hits a drop kick followed by a slam. Barreta tags back in and he slingshots in and kicks his opponent in the head. Barreta misses a knee drop but he keeps his opponents from making the tag. Barreta feels a jawbreaker but Croft makes the blind tag and they hit the Shining Wizard Hart Attack for the three count.
Winners: Caylen Croft and Trent Barreta
We are back and it is time for the Raw Rebound.
We run through the card for TLC.
Match Number Three: Christian, Shelton Benjamin, and Yoshi Tatsu versus William Regal, Vladimir Kozlov, and Ezekiel Jackson
Christian and Jackson start things off and Christian with a waist lock but Jackson backs Christian into the turnbuckles but misses a punch and Christian avoids Jackson. Christian with a punch but Jackson with a back elbow. Jackson with a slam or two and he tags in Regal. Christian tries for a back slide and gets a near fall. Christian with a punch and he works on the arm before tagging in Yoshi Tatsu who hits a chop from the turnbuckles. Benjamin is tagged in and he hits a double sledge from the turnbuckles. Christian tags in and he takes Regal to the mat. Christian continues to work on the arm but Regal with a forearm to Christian and Kozlov is tagged in. Christian punches Kozlov and tags in Yoshi. Yoshi with kicks to Kozlov. Kozlov misses a kick and then Yoshi with running knees into the corner and a rolling snap mare and kick to the chest for a near fall. Benjamin tags in and he punches Kozlov. Kozlov tries for a power slam but Benjamin escapes and hits a dragon whip. Benjamin is backed into the corner and Benjamin fights out of the corner. Benjamin is sent into the ropes and Regal pulls down the ropes and Benjamin goes to the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Regal with a chin lock on Benjamin. Benjamin with punches but Regal with a back elbow and Jackson is tagged in. Jackson kicks Benjamin and Irish whips him. Jackson with a running clothesline into the corner and Benjamin goes down hard and Jackson gets a near fall. Jackson with a series of forearms to the chest. Regal tags back in and he puts Benjamin in a rear chin lock. Kozlov tags in and he punches Benjamin and connects with shoulders in the corner. Kozlov with head butts to Benjamin’s chest followed by a belly-to-belly suplex for a near fall. Kozlov with a waist lock. Benjamin with elbows to Kozlov’s head. Kozlov charges into Benjamin’s boots and then a punch. Kozlov with a knee to Benjamin followed by a near fall. Kozlov returns to the waist lock as Benjamin crawls to make the tag. Kozlov with a chin lock. Benjamin with elbows but Kozlov with an Irish whip. Benjamin with a cross body and both men are down. Kozlov with a front face lock and Regal is tagged in. Regal with a front face lock and Jackson distracts the referee so he misses Christian making the tag. The referee sends Christian back to the apron and Benjamin gets triple teamed. Jackson tags in and he chokes Benjamin. Jackson with a suplex and then he tags Regal in. Regal talks to the crowd instead of trying to finish off Benjamin. Benjamin with a back breaker and he tags in Yoshi. Jackson also tags in and Yoshi with kicks and chops followed by a drop kick to the knee. Yoshi knocks Regal off the apron. Jackson with a vicious clothesline. Kozlov refuses to take the tag from Jackson. Jackson does not appreciate it and he attacks Kozlov on the ramp. Regal tries to get Jackson into the ring but Jackson wants more of Kozlov. The referee makes the ten count.
Winners: Shelton Benjamin, Yoshi Tatsu, and Christian by count out
After the match, Benjamin with a flip plancha onto Regal and Jackson. Christian gets a ladder from under the ring. Christian climbs the ladder but Benjamin with a springboard onto the ladder and then they fight on top of the ladder as they hold the title belt. We go to credits.