Location: North Charleston, SC
The taping opened with Matt Striker coming out, talking about injustices, using his loss to Balls Mahoney at the PPV and Big Show losing the ECW World championship due to the loss of a weapon last night as examples. Striker says that.ECW should be about extreme enforcement of the rules and that the audience is an injustice. Stirker says that only one man can forgive them for their trespasses, and that’s him, Matt Striker. Sandman’s music hits and he enters from the crowd. Striker screams at him, calling Sandman an injustice and tells him to get out of Striker’s life. Sandman canes Striker and Striker runs off. Sandman poses.
Joey Styles and Tazz make their way to the ring.
They show a crying Paul Heyman backstage after December to Dismember on the Titantron – the promo where he announces Big Show will receive a rematch against Bobby Lashley for the ECW title. Heyman ends the promo with, “I’m done, thanks” and walks off.
*Rob Van Dam and CM Punk vs Test and Hardcore Holly – Before the match, RVD grabs the mic and says that he knows what happened to Sabu was a result of Paul Heyman. RVD says that the match is dedicated to Sabu and both he and Punk do the Sabu pointing. The finish sees Punk trap Holly in the Anaconda Vice as Heyman’s personal security comes out and interferes, causing a DQ. Sabu hits the ring with a chair and cleans house. Punk puts the Anaconda Vice on one of the security force. Van Dam hits a frog splash. Sabu hits a legdrop off the top.
*Daivari comes out and challenges Tommy Dreamer. They show the footage of Dreamer taking the bump on the stage from the PPV. Dreamer comes out and they have a match, which Dreamer wins. Khali hits the ring and attacks Dreamer, chokeslamming him through a chair.
*Backstage, Big Show promised that he would regain his ECW World championship. He claimed Lashley isn’t really the champion because it took five men and the Extreme Elimination Chamber to defeat The Big Show. He promised that he’d once again be champion.
*Kelly Kelly defeated Ariel with a rollup while Ariel was arguing with the referee. Mike Knox comes out dressed in a suit carrying roses. He gets into the ring and on his knees, begs for Kelly to forgive him. He says that he’s sorry and she takes his hand. Knox then says he’s sorry it took him so long to dump her, whacks her in the face with the roses and nails her with his finisher.
*ECW champion Bobby Lashley pinned The Big Show. They needed to re-do the finish is appeared as Lashley tried to slam Show, but “kinda dropped him.” The referee seemed hesitant to count the pinfall, and Show kicked up at two. They did a few quick moved, then went back to the slam spot, doing a pumphandle slam type move for the finish. Look for some editing.
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