Rebooking 2CW: Show #5, 2006
It’s the biggest show for 2CW to this point and it’s named Living On The Edge. The first ever 2CW Heavyweight Champion is crowned. ECW legends collide in singles action. Eddie Edwards battles Slyck Wagner Brown and a few debuts!
Squared Circle Wrestling presents Living on the Edge I
From: Syracuse, NY
Opening Contest: Jason Axe vs. Frankie Arion in a best two out of three falls match: Both men have won singles matches against each other and this one looks to conclude their issues over the past few shows. Arion started off strong with fast pace action hitting a head scissors and a spinning heel kick for a near fall. Axe manages to stop Arion with a spinebuster and a DDT. Axe won the first fall following a Death Valley Driver. Arion struggled in the second fall, but had fought back with a middle rope dropkick and a tornado DDT. However, Axe was too determined and finished Arion off with another Death Valley Driver after countering a hurricanrana to win the match two falls to zero after eight minutes of action.
Jimmy Olsen and Colin Olsen make their way out to the ring and they both seem to be rather chipper about tonight. Colin starts off saying that tonight is the end of an ECW legend in Spike Dudley. Colin is going to do what guys like Mike Awesome and Bam-Bam Bigelow couldn’t do and that’s break Spike in half and end his career once and for all. Jimmy chimes in and declares himself the 2CW Heavyweight Champion because Brodie Lee has never bene successful without him being the brains of the operations. Jimmy knows what Brodie’s weaknesses are and knowing that there are zero restrictions just means that tonight Jimmy Olsen will walkout of Syracuse as the first champion in 2CW history and the fans are just going to have to deal with that.
Second Contest: John Walters vs. Josh Daniels vs. Antonio Thomas vs. Brian Fury in an elimination match: The rules for this is simply there are no tags and all four men will be going at it at the same time. This is also Antonio Thomas’ debut with 2CW having been released by the WWE recently. The first elimination saw Thomas pin Fury with his feet on the ropes in the corner. The second elimination was Walters submitting Daniels with the Sharpshooter. However, Daniels was quite frustrated by this and ended up chop blocking Walters from behind. Thomas took advantage with several minutes of offense focusing on the leg, but wasn’t able to get a submission. Late in the match, Walters countered a middle rope hurricanrana attempt and locked in a Texas Cloverleaf to give Walters a submission victory to win the match after eleven minutes of action.
Third Contest: All Money Is Legal vs. Killer Steves vs. Up In Smoke: Three of the consistent tag teams in 2CW squared off in a triple threat match, which should shed light on who is the best team early on in the company existence. Murda and Pusha took their opponents out with stereo somersault dives to the floor early on. However, Cheech and Cloudy would send them face first into the ring post to get the cheap advantage. Killer Steves teamed up with Cheech and Cloudy to work over AMIL for a few moments, until that broke apart when Kruz clotheslined Cloudy on accident. Steves nearly pinned Pusha after a side slam/leg drop combo off the middle rope. Late in the match, Cheech was arguing with the Steves while they beat on Murda on the floor about the clothesline earlier in the match. Cloudy was able to backdrop Pusha over the top onto everyone on the floor. Cloudy hit a senton dive off the top onto everyone on the floor, too. Cheech and Cloudy rolled Kruz into the ring and hit an elevated Codebreaker to lead to the finish to give them the victory after twelve minutes of action.
Fourth Contest: Isys Ephex vs. John McChesney: McChesney has made a mark in the PA independent scene having quite a bit of success in the IWC. Ephex didn’t care about that and beat on McChesney early on hitting a snap powerslam for a two count early into the match. McChesney fought back with a swinging neckbreaker and a backbreaker for a near fall of his own. Ephex almost won the match following a shining wizard. However, McChesney wouldn’t be denied in his debut match for 2CW picking up a win following a TKO after seven minutes of action.
Fifth Contest: 2 Cold Scorpio vs. Jerry Lynn: The crowd showed their respect and appreciation towards two ECW legends chanting the company name towards them. They started off with some mat wrestling based holds until Lynn hit an impactful tornado DDT. Scorpio battled back with a spinning heel kick and a springboard twisting leg drop. Scorpio took Lynn out with a dive over the top to the floor. Lynn took Scorpio out with springboard crossbody off the railing around ringside. Lynn followed up with a leg drop over the middle rope for a two count. Scorpio fought back with a handspring wheel kick and a somersault leg drop coming off the ropes. Late in the match, Scorpio attempted a hurricanrana, but Lynn was able to counter into the cradle piledriver to win the match after fourteen minutes of action.
Sixth Contest: Colin Olsen vs. Spike Dudley: Spike goes after Colin during his entrance and they brawl around ringside briefly. Olsen drop toe holds Spike face first into the ring steps and connects with a DDT on the floor. Olsen tries for a cover, but doesn’t get a three count. Olsen spends several minutes beating on Spike in the ring, but Spike refuses to stay down. Colin focused his attack on Spike’s neck hitting a swinging neckbreaker and a shoulder breaker during his offense. Spike gets a second wind after avoiding a running dropkick in the corner and hit a bulldog out of the corner. Spike stomps on Colin and played to the crowd before managing to hit the Acid Drop and won the match after eight minutes.
Seventh Contest: Eddie Edwards vs. Slyck Wagner Brown: They show respect for each other prior to the bell sounding and they proceed to trade mat wrestling holds in the early portion of the match. Brown gets the first impactful move of the match by driving Edwards to the mat with a flapjack and a delayed vertical suplex. Edwards fights back with a series of chops and a running yakuza kick. Edwards continued his offense with a head scissors to send Brown to the floor and connected with a suicide dive to the outside. On the floor, they brawled around ringside trading chops. Brown managed to powerbomb Edwards onto the apron to gain the advantage. Brown went to the top rope looking for a leg lariat, but Edwards ducked under and Brown crashed to the mat. Edwards delivered a running knee strike and soon locked in a half Boston Crab in the middle of the ring forcing Brown to submit after twelve minutes of action.
Main Event: Brodie Lee vs. Jimmy Olsen to crown the first ever 2CW Heavyweight Champion in a no holds barred match: Olsen tries to leave the match through the crowd and Colin appears behind Lee trying to attack Brodie in the crowd, which isn’t successful. The distraction allows Jimmy to whack Lee over the back with a chair and a trash can over the head to get the advantage. Jimmy sends Lee face first into the ring post and delivers another chair shot to the back. Jimmy comes off the apron looking to deliver a chair shot, but Lee catches Jimmy and hits a slam on the floor. Brodie backdrops Jimmy on the floor and big boots Colin over the railing into the crowd. Lee sets a table up over the apron and railing and slides a ladder into the ring. Lee places the ladder in the corner and suplexs Jimmy into the ring from the apron. Lee tries for a swinging side slam, but Jimmy countered with a tornado DDT.
Jimmy pulls out a chain from his tights and pummels Lee with the chain around his fist leading to Brodie being busted wide open. Jimmy grabs the ladder and drives the ladder into Brodie’s midsection several times on the mat and tosses Lee into the ladder back first in the corner. Jimmy tries for a piledriver, but Lee blocks the move and drops Jimmy with a discus clothesline. Lee proceeds to hip toss Jimmy over the top through the bridged table on the floor and both men are down, both inside and out of the ring. Lee gets to his feet and plays to the crowd, but the lights go out. The crowd is going nuts wondering what is going on. When the lights come back on… STEVE CORINO is standing in the ring with barbed wire wrapped around his forearm and he decks Lee with a running barbed wire forearm shot to drop Brodie. Corino places the barbed wire down to the mat and spikes Lee with a piledriver onto the barbed wire! Corino quickly rolls to the floor and grabs Jimmy and rolls him into the ring and onto Brodie. The referee proceeds to make the count and Jimmy pins a bloodied Lee to win the match after seventeen minutes of action.
Fans show their displeasure raining down jeers and a few fans tossing trash into the ring, but Corino holds the 2CW Heavyweight Championship up with a bloodied and groggy Jimmy Olsen struggling to his feet. They reach the floor and help Colin Olsen out of the crowd. Corino has an evil grin on his face as the trio heads backstage with the championship draped over Jimmy’s shoulder and Brodie still being laid out in the ring.