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Posts tagged ‘1997’

Rebooking ECW: ECW Barely Legal 1997 (06/15/97)

Ladies and gentlemen, we have made it to the dance! Tonight, Extreme Championship Wrestling brings pay-per-view to the land of extreme. After only a month long return following a lawsuit granted by our old network,  a more fitting event couldn’t have been  held. The card is stacked from top to bottom and the time for talk is over. ECW has returned and said return has arrived in a BIG way. Thanks to you, the fans of ECW, we proudly present ECW Barely Legal 1997! Championships will be defended, rivalries will progress and history will indeed be made…

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Rebooking ECW: Resurgence (06/12/97)

Extreme Championship Wrestling airs for the final time before it’s first pay-per-view extravaganza, Barely Legal! Also, for the first time since ever in ECW, Bam Bam Bigelow is in one-on-one competition! The Tag Team Champions are also in action this week as they take on a pair of former champions, The Ptibulls! Also in action tonight is the living legend Terry Funk! Bethal Park is about to get rocked tonight as the Resurgence has arrived! You won’t want to miss this… Read more

Rebooking ECW: Resurgence (06/05/97)

Extreme Championship Wrestling is live from Baldwin, Pennsylvania coming off the heels of a monumental Wrestlepalooza! Championships changed hands, reigns were broken, and friendships were ended. Where do all your favorite ECW wrestlers stand after one of the biggest supercards of the year? What will Raven’s repercussions be for showing up when he was banned from doing so? Is Chris Candido still the ECW Television Champion? Who is the ECW Heavyweight Champion? What former WWF superstar has arrived in Extreme Championship Wrestling? Stay tuned to find out!  Read more

Rebooking ECW: ECW Wrestlepalooza 1997 (05/31/97)

Extreme Championship Wrestling returns to the ECW Arena again for this years Wrestlepalooza extravaganza! Saying tonight will surely change the course of ECW’s present and future is an absolute understatement as Terry Funk defends his ECW Heavyweight Chamionship against the suicidal, genocidal, homicidal maniac Sabu. Where is Raven and will he make an appearance? Also, “The Human Suplex Machine” Taz has hunted down Chris Candido, will he defeat the ECW Television Champion tonight? Plus, the ECW Tag Team Champions face arguabley their hardest opponents yet in The Dudleys. And what about “Ravishing” Rick Rude, will he make another mysterious appearance tonight? All these questions and more lie in wait heading into Wrestlepalooza 1997!

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Rebooking ECW: Resurgence (05/29/97)

Just shy of Wrestlepalooza 1997, Extreme Championship Wrestling makes one final stop in Erie, Pennsylvania for Resurgence! In one-on-one competition tonight is ECW’s very own Heavyweight Champion, Terry Funk. Who is the number one contender for his championship, and who will his opponent be at Wrestlepalooza? Paul E. addresses that tonight. Also, where does “The Human Suplex Machine” Taz and Chris Candido fall as far as the ECW Television Championship is concerned? Not to mention Saturn addressing his former partner Kronus and Kronus’ new running mate “Prime Time” Brian Lee… All this and more featured within!

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Rebooking ECW: Resurgence (05/22/97)

Terry Funk is STILL the Extreme Championship Wrestling champion, but long-time rival Sabu looms ahead in attempts to dethrone the hardcore legend! Where is Raven left in all of this? Also, Chris Candido was able to fend off the Triple Threat, but it seems gained a new and perhaps even more dangerous enemy in the process! Plenty of questions will be answered tonight after a huge Hostile City Showndown, a full card of extreme action will take place and much, much more!

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Rebooking ECW: ECW Hostile City Showdown (05/17/97)

Out of control, Unwarranted, hostile! In a state of public emergency, Extreme Championship Wrestling enters into a Hostile City Showdown tonight, live for the ECW Arena! In action is ECW’s Television Champion Chris Candido as he faces his former best friend Lance Storm, “The Human Suplex Machine” Taz, Rob Van Dam, and Tommy Dreamer all locking horns in three way action! Also, Terry Funk,The ECW Heavyweight Champion himself, defends his title against Raven one more time. It’ll be a showdown tonight and Extreme Championship Wrestling is on the front lines.One one question remains, are YOU ready to enter the Hostile City Showdown?

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Rebooking ECW: Resurgence (05/15/97)

Tonight on the first LIVE episode of ECW Resurgence— WAIT! There is no time to explain, Joey Styles has already opened the show. What are you waiting for?! Hurry on in!

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Rebooking ECW: Resurgence (05/08/97)

Hardcore TV is no more and after a two-month hiatus due to a lengthy lawsuit, Extreme Championship Wrestling is BACK! Featured on a new channel with a revamped roster and production team, the extreme RESURGENCE is NOW! Tonight, the details surrounding the near-crippling lawsuit are revealed and the next chapter in this Extreme saga unfolds…

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Rebooking ECW: Hardcore TV (02/27/97)

Tonight, the aftermath of Cyberslam is here. Who was left standing? Who won and who lost what? Were they screwed over? On this episode of Extreme Championship Wrestling’s Hardcore TV, these burning questions will be answered, along with the return of Sabu and Mike Awesome in Hardcore TV wrestling action!

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