ECW (2006-2010)

2006

6/13/06; Trenton, NJ; Sovereign Bank Arena
6/13/06 - the premiere of ECW's 1-hour show on the Sci-Fi Channel; shown on a several hour tape delay; featured Joey Styles & Tazz on commentary; opened with an in-ring segment in which Paul Heyman presented WWE World Champion Rob Van Dam with the ECW World Title belt; with the belts on his shoulders, RVD said he would cherish the ECW belt before looking at the WWE belt and saying "And look at this one, it spins."; moments later, Edge & Lita came out after being invited to the show by Heyman; Edge said he respected RVD and would look forward to putting on a great match with him at Vengeance for the WWE World Title, before then spearing the champion and attempting to leave through the crowd until he was met by John Cena who battled Edge back to the ringside area; Edge eventually knocked Cena and RVD together and escaped; moments later, Cena punched Heyman in the face before following Edge, with Stevie Richards, Little Guido, Tommy Dreamer, Al Snow, Balls Mahoney and others coming out to check on Heyman; after the commercial break, Heyman told the ECW talent that if Monday Night Raw wanted to come to ECW to cause problems then ECW would come to Monday Night Raw; included the Tazz / Jerry Lawler match from ECW One Night Stand II, shown in full; featured a backstage promo from Heyman saying that his plans for the rest of the show were out the window and he has scheduled a 10-man "extreme" battle royal, with weapons legal, and the winner of the bout would face John Cena at Vengeance and would be part of ECW's invasion of Raw the following Monday; included an outside shot of the arena, which featured a shot of someone who appeared to be a vampire; featured Kelly performing a strip show near the entrance stage:
The Sandman pinned the Zombie (Tim Arson) at the 17-second mark with the White Russian legsweep; after the bout, the Sandman continued to assault the Zombie to the backstage area
Kurt Angle defeated Justin Credible via submission with a choke and bodyscissors at 1:46; after the bout, Angle kicked Credible to the floor and cut a promo on facing Randy Orton at Vengeance, saying he would make him tap out
Sabu won a 10-man extreme battle royal by last eliminating the Big Show at 9:19; order of elimination: Al Snow by Show at 7:21; Danny Doring by Show at 7:28; Stevie Richards by Show at 7:53; Roadkill by Show at 8:03; Balls Mahoney by Show at 8:22; Tommy Dreamer by Show via a press slam through a table set up on the floor at 8:58; Tony Mamaluke by Show at 9:38; Little Guido by Show at 9:44; Big Guido by Show at 9:03; Show by Sabu via a springboard chair shot to the back as Big Guido attempted to pull Show out of the ring from the floor; due to pre-match stipulations, Sabu would face John Cena at Vengeance

6/20/06; Albany, NY; Pepsi Arena
6/20/06 - featured an opening segment in which a fortune teller reviewed the previous night's events on Raw involving Rob Van Dam and Sabu before mentioning the night's main event tag team match; included a pre backstage promo by WWE / ECW World Champion Rob Van Dam about the night's main event and his title defense against Edge at Vengeance; Brand New Sin was in attendance for the show; featured a fight between the Big Show and Tommy Dreamer, in which Show dominated, after Dreamer said Show would have to go through him to make a name for himself in ECW and then slapped Show in the face; though Show won the brawl, Dreamer refused to stay down and had a smile on his face after taking the beating; included an outside shot of the arena where a vampire was shown; featured John Cena confronting Paul Heyman, Sabu, Rob Van Dam, Kurt Angle and the rest of the ECW roster backstage in which he issued a challenge for an extreme lumberjack against Sabu at Vengeance, with Sabu accepting; included Kelly performing a strip tease to the tune of the Pussycat Dolls & Snoop Dog's "Buttons" until a man came out, threw a towel over her, and forced her backstage; featured a vignette promoting the ECW debut of Test:
Sabu defeated Tony Mamaluke (w/ Trinity) via submission with the Camel Clutch at 3:31 after putting Mamaluke through a table and following with a springboard legdrop into the ring
The Sandman pinned Macho Libre at the 25-second mark with the White Russian legsweep after repeatedly hitting him with his Singapore cane; prior to the Sandman's entrance, Macho Libre came to the ring as a masked luchadore with Randy Savage glasses and cut a promo in the character of the Macho Man, saying he came for a fight
WWE / ECW World Champion Rob Van Dam & Kurt Angle defeated Edge (w/ Lita) & Randy Orton at 15:15 when Van Dam pinned Edge with the Five Star Frog Splash after blocking the spear with a blow to the head

6/27/06; Roanoke, VA; Civic Center
6/27/06 - featured an outside shot of the arena in which a vampire was shown; included an in-ring segment in which Tommy Dreamer called out the Big Show after the beating he took the previous week, saying "Thank you sir, may I have another?"; moments later, the two briefly brawled in the ring before Show once again laid Dreamer out and left the ring; featured a pre- promo by Kurt Angle in which he said that if he beats Rob Van Dam later in the night he will earn a shot at the WWE World Title at Saturday Night's Main Event and that he would go through RVD to once again call himself champion; later in the broadcast, it was announced RVD would defend the WWE World Title at SNME against Edge, John Cena, and - if victorious in the night's main event - Angle; included a vignette promoting the ECW debut of Test; featured Kelly stripping for the crowd until Mike Knox came out to cover her up and take her backstage; included the Sandman coming out of the crowd to cane a male stripper out of the ring:
Sabu defeated Roadkill via submission with the Camel Clutch at 5:21 after an Atomic Arabian Facebuster through a table set up in the ring
Mike Knox pinned Danny Doring at 1:54; Kelly was in Knox' corner to start the match but left ringside and climbed on the podium stage after Knox shoved a fan who Kelly began stripping in front of (Knox' in-ring debut)
WWE / ECW World Champion Rob Van Dam pinned Kurt Angle in a non-title match at 17:11 with the Five Star Frog Splash after a tornado DDT; prior to the bout, Edge & Lita took ringside seats, with Tazz briefly interviewing Edge in which Edge said he wanted the winner; after the match, Edge and Lita appeared to leave but snuck into the ring, allowing Edge to hit the spear on RVD as the show came to a close (Angle's last appearance for a month)

7/4/06; Philadelphia, PA; Wachovia Center
7/4/06:
Test pinned Al Snow at 1:03
The Big Show pinned ECW World Champion Rob Van Dam to win the title at around the 17:30 mark with a steel chair shot to the head and the chokeslam onto the chair after Paul Heyman came in the ring to count the champion's cover after he hit the Five Star Frog Splash but then stopped at 2; after Show hit the chokeslam, Heyman counted the pinfall and celebrated with the new champion as the fans threw trash into the ring to close the show (ECW: Extreme Rules, The Big Show: A Giant's World)

7/11/06; Minneapolis, MN; Target Center
7/11/06 - featured an in-ring promo by Paul Heyman, escorted to the ring by riot guards, in which he said the fans were the reason why he caused Rob Van Dam to lose the ECW World Title the previous week and why he suspended RVD for 30 days; Heyman then said he tried to slow down RVD's schedule, so that he wouldn't be put into early retirement, but RVD's drive to please the fans wouldn't let him stop; moments later, Heyman walked past Roadkill, Stevie Richards, Tony Mamaluke, and Little Guido backstage before coming face-to-face with Tommy Dreamer; when Dreamer asked for an explanation, Heyman said he didn't have the time to give one because Dreamer's match was up next; included a vignette of Ariel the Tarot Card Reader in which she said the future holds blood, then a vampire appeared behind her and spat blood at the camera; featured Kelly Kelly and Candice Michelle seductively dancing together on the stage until Mike Knox came out to cover Kelly up and take her backstage; before he could, the Sandman came out with his cane, pointed it at Knox as Candice and Kelly ran backstage, and then repeatedly caned Knox before eventually hitting him over the head, knocking him backwards off the set; included a backstage promo from CM Punk; featured a backstage promo from Balls Mahoney; included a backstage promo from Ric Flair regarding his upcoming ECW World Title shot against the Big Show and then said he wanted Mick Foley in any match of Foley's choosing; featured a vignette promoting the ECW debut of Shannon Moore:
Test pinned Tommy Dreamer with a roll up, grabbing the ropes, and putting his feet on the ropes for leverage at 3:54 after avoiding the Spicolli Driver; Dreamer wrestled the match in street clothes - not realizing he was wrestling on the show - and, late in the bout, ripped his overshirt to reveal an ECW t-shirt underneath
Justin Credible defeated Sabu via disqualification at 1:50 after Sabu came off the top and put Credible through a table set up on the floor
ECW World Champion the Big Show defeated Ric Flair in an Extreme Rules match via KO at 13:22 with a Cobra Clutch into a backbreaker after hitting the chokeslam, moments after Flair knocked the champion backwards onto hundreds of thumb tacs; after the bout, Show flung Flair across the ring onto the tacs; the crowd chanted "Thank you, Flair" as Flair was helped backstage (ECW: Extreme Rules)

7/18/06; Corpus Christi, TX; American Bank Center
7/18/06:
Mike Knox defeated the Sandman
Sabu defeated Stevie Richards
ECW World Champion the Big Show fought the Undertaker to a double count-out

7/25/06; Detroit, MI; Joe Louis Arena
7/25/06 - featured Sabu confronting Paul Heyman in the locker room about wanting a shot at ECW World Champion the Big Show, with Heyman rejecting Sabu's request and telling him he had the night off; moments later, Heyman had his security guards attack Little Guido for seemingly no reason and then told Guido his match was scheduled up next; included a vignette promoting the in-ring debut of CM Punk the following week; featured a vignette highlighting Kane's in-ring action over the past couple years; included a vignette promoting the debut of Shannon Moore; featured the announcement that Kurt Angle would return to the ring the following week:
The Sandman defeated Mike Knox (w/ Kelly Kelly) via disqualification at the 58-second mark when Test interfered and helped Knox double team Sandman after Sandman grabbed one of his Sinapore canes from ringside and attempted to hit Knox with it before he pulled Kelly in front of him; prior to the bout, Knox cut an in-ring promo saying Kelly would never again be allowed to strip in public and showed footage from last week's program showing Sandman accidentally hitting Kelly with a cane, with Knox claiming Sandman did it on purpose; after the commercial break, Test and Knox celebrated backstage until they were attacked by Tommy Dreamer until Dreamer was pulled away by security
Kevin Thorn (w/ Ariel) pinned Little Guido with a modified crucifix powerbomb at 2:19; prior to the bout, Guido was dragged ringside by Paul Heyman's security
Justin Credible defeated Balls Mahoney via disqualification at 6:02 when Balls stole a steel chair away from Credible and hit him over the head with it; after the decision was announced, Balls did the same to the referee
ECW World Champion the Big Show pinned Kane in an Extreme Rules match at 15:24 following two chairshots and a chokeslam onto a steel chair after Kane dragged an interfering Paul Heyman into the ring after Heyman prevented the referee from counting the challenger's cover; Heyman came ringside mid-way through the contest after Kane knocked Show through two tables on the floor, busting the champion open; after the bout, Sabu came off the top rope and kicked Show in the face with a steel chair before leaving backstage

8/1/06; New York City, NY; Hammerstein Ballroom
8/1/06 - featured Sabu again confronting Paul Heyman backstage about wanting a shot at ECW World Champion the Big Show, where Heyman again said no and then asked that Sabu leave the building or he would be escorted out; included a backstage promo by CM Punk regarding his upcoming TV debut; featured a Batista vignette to promote his main event match with the Big Show; included a vignette promoting the ECW debut of Shannon Moore in which he was shown sitting on the floor of a subway car; featured a Big Show vignette to promote his main event match against Batista; included a backstage promo by Kevin Thorn & Ariel:
Test & Mike Knox (w/ Kelly Kelly) defeated Tommy Dreamer & the Sandman in an extreme rules match at 8:24 when Test pinned Dreamer with a TKO after throwing Dreamer backwards onto a wooden board wrapped in barbed wire; late in the contest, the Sandman beat Knox with a pair of Singapore canes all the way backstage; moments later, Paul Heyman came ringside with two of his security guards dressed in riot gear, with the guards holding Dreamer up and then throwing him onto the barbed wire under Heyman's orders
CM Punk defeated Justin Credible via submission with the Anaconda Vice following a urinagi at 4:13 (Punk's TV debut) (CM Punk: Best in the World)
Kurt Angle defeated the Brooklyn Brawler via submission with the ankle lock at 1:11; as the match began, the crowd chanted "Welcome back" towards Angle (Angle's return following a 30-day suspension)
Batista defeated ECW World Champion the Big Show via disqualification at 9:23 when Show hit Batista in the head with the title belt to save his championship; prior to the challenger's entrance, the crowd chanted "RVD" towards the Big Show; during the bout, the crowd chanted "You both suck," "Change the channel," and "Boring;" after the match, Show hit Batista with the belt a second time, knocking him to the floor, with Sabu then coming out moments later, throwing a steel chair into Show's face and following with an Arabian facebuster to Show's back and coming off the top kicking the chair into Show's face, knocking him off the apron and through a ringside table

8/8/06; Nashville, TN; Gaylord Entertainment Center
8/8/06:
Mike Knox (w/ Kelly Kelly) defeated Tommy Dreamer
Mike Knox & Test (w/ Kelly Kelly) defeated the Sandman
Kevin Thorn (w/ Ariel) defeated Al Snow
Sabu fought Kurt Angle to a no contest at 14:04 when Rob Van Dam interfered, as Sabu was caught in the ankle lock, and attacked both men to close the show; the match was to have determined the #1 contender to Big Show's title

8/15/06; Washington DC; Verizon Center
8/15/06 - included an opening backstage promo by Paul Heyman, with ECW World Champion the Big Show, in which Heyman announced Kurt Angle sustained a severe groin tear two nights earlier and would not be able to compete in the main event triple threat #1 contender ladder match; featured an in-ring promo by Mick Foley in which he said Ric Flair would not be appearing and said he would do something he had never done before; moments later, Foley introduced Kelly Kelly and Melina and took part in a three-way dance with the ladies to the tune of the Pussycat Dolls' "Buttons;" Flair then ran to the ring, attacked Foley, caused him to bleed from the mouth, and choked him with his belt before grabbing the mic and saying Foley would quit at Summer Slam before then leaving ringside; included a vignette promoting the debut of Shannon Moore; featured a Rob Van Dam vignette followed by a backstage promo from RVD, sitting on the top of a ladder, regarding his main event match against Sabu; included a backstage promo by Rene Dupree, during a photo shoot, in which he said he would prove he is the most extreme man to ever enter an ECW ring; featured a Sabu vignette, followed by a backstage promo in which he said he would win the ladder match against Rob Van Dam; included a backstage segment in which Heyman spoke to Show about the night's main event, with Kurt Angle appearing and attacking several of Heyman's riot guards and Show until he was wrestled to the ground by Show and security, handcufffed, and escorted away:
CM Punk defeated Justin Credible via submission with the Anaconda Vice at 2:43 following a uranage
Test & Mike Knox (w/ Kelly Kelly) defeated Little Guido & Tony Mamaluke when Test pinned Mamaluke with the TKO at 2:09; after the bout, Tommy Dreamer & the Sandman ran out to the ring, scaring Test & Knox to the floor
Sabu defeated Rob Van Dam in a ladder match at 14:43 when ECW World Champion the Big Show interfered, bodyslammed RVD through a table on the floor, and then grabbed Sabu in a powerbomb position - with Sabu then reaching up to grab the world title shot contract and win the match; after the bout, Show assaulted both Sabu and RVD; due to pre-match stipulations, Sabu earned a shot at Show's ECW World title at Summer Slam (ECW: Extreme Rules)

8/22/06; Wilkes Barre, PA; Wachovia Arena
8/22/06 - featured a backstage segment in which Matt Striker announced he was now in ECW; included a backstage vignette promoting the ECW debut of Shannon Moore; featured a promo from Sabu regarding his match later in the show against the Big Show; included a trailer for "The Marine," starring John Cena; featured Paul Heyman speaking to the newest ECW talent, Hardcore Holly, in which he told Holly the other wrestlers didn't want to see him here and were against him and that he should make an impact to force them to take notice; included a backstage vignette promoting the ECW debut of Rene Dupree:
Tommy Dreamer, the Sandman, & Torrie Wilson defeated Mike Knox, Test, & Kelly Kelly in an impromptu match at 4:51 when Dreamer pinned Knox with the DDT; the bout began due to Knox & Test interrupting an extreme bikini contest between Torrie and Kelly, with Knox forcing Kelly to cover up; moments later, Dreamer & Sandman came through the crowd and made the challenge for the contest
Kevin Thorn (w/ Ariel) pinned Balls Mahoney in an extreme rules match at 2:58 with a Diamond Cutter as Mahoney's legs were laid across the top rope, moments after Thorn kicked a steel chair into Mahoney's face as he was distracted by Ariel grabbing his leg from the floor
CM Punk defeated Christopher W. Anderson via submission with the Anaconda Vice following the uranage at 2:41 (Anderson's ECW TV debut)
Rob Van Dam pinned Danny Doring with the Five Star Frog Splash at 2:29; after the bout, Hardcore Holly attacked both men with a steel chair and dropped RVD with the Alabama Slam (Doring's ECW TV debut)
ECW World Champion the Big Show defeated Sabu via disqualification at around the 8-minute mark when the challenger bloodied Show with the ring bell before knocking him over the top rope and through a table set up at ringside

8/29/06; Reading, PA; Sovereign Center
8/29/06:
Hardcore Holly defeated Rob Van Dam via disqualification
CM Punk defeated Stevie Richards
Paul Heyman pinned Sabu in an extreme rules match

9/5/06; Columbus, GA; Civic Center
9/5/06 - included a vignette focusing on Kevin Thorn & Ariel; featured a segment of Matt Striker's Classroom in which he said brain would always defeat brawn and made a vague reference to the recent death of Steve Irwin before the Sandman came out of the crowd and scared Striker from ringside; included a look at John Cena's role in "The Marine;" featured a backstage vignette promoting the debut of Shannon Moore, during which CM Punk appeared, called Moore a poser, and slapped him across the face:
Sabu & Rob Van Dam defeated Test & Mike Knox (w/ Kelly Kelly) in an extreme rules match at 12:58 when Sabu pinned Knox following a top rope legdrop / Five Star Frog Splash double team through a table Knox was laid out on inside the ring (ECW: Extreme Rules)
Stevie Richards pinned Balls Mahoney at 2:41 following a low blow, as Ariel distracted the referee, and a blow from Kevin Thorn; Thorn & Ariel spent the duration of the match watching from the commentary table
Triple H & Shawn Michaels defeated ECW World Champion the Big Show (w/ Paul Heyman) via disqualification in a non-title match when Hardcore Holly interfered as Triple H attempted the Pedigree; prior to the bout, Paul Heyman appeared, accompanied by his bodyguards, and announced the handicap match would not be held under extreme rules, as previously announced; after the contest, Triple H made the save for Michaels and used his sledgehammer to clear the ring of Holly, Show, and the bodyguards

9/11/06; New York City, NY; Madison Square Garden
9/12/06 - the MSG debut of Joey Styles; featured an opening in-ring segment in which Paul Heyman, with his two bodyguards in riot gear, cut a promo saying his recent comprimise with Vince McMahon brought ECW from a bingo hall to the Garden and all the fans owed him a thank you; moments later, Sabu appeared, rushed the ring, attacked the bodyguards with a steel chair, and cleared them from the ring; Heyman, from the floor, then ordered Sabu to face ECW World Champion the Big Show in an extreme rules match later in the show, with Sabu then leaping from the top rope onto the bodyguards on the floor; included a look at Robert Patrick's role in the John Cena film "The Marine;" featured a brief backstage confrontation between CM Punk and Mike Knox after Kelly Kelly started hitting on Punk; included a backstage promo by Matt Striker regarding the Sandman:
Rob Van Dam defeated Hardcore Holly via disqualification at 4:50 when Test, Mike Knox, and Stevie Richards interfered as Van Dam attempted the Five Star Frog Splash; after the bout, Tommy Dreamer and the Sandman came through the crowd to make the save, with RVD eventually hitting the Five Star Frog Splash on Richards (Sandman and Knox' MSG debuts; Dreamer's MSG return after a 3-year absence; Richards' MSG return after a 2-year absence; Holly's MSG return after a 5-year absence; RVD's MSG return after a 2-year absence)
CM Punk defeated Shannon Moore via submission with the Anaconda Vice following a uranage at 1:51 (Punk's MSG debut; Moore's ECW TV debut; Moore's MSG return after a 2-year absence)
Rene Dupree pinned Balls Mahoney at 3:24 after Kevin Thorn, who was at ringside for the duration of the match with Ariel, knocked Mahoney off the ring apron and onto the steel ring steps (Dupree's ECW TV debut)
ECW World Champion the Big Show (w/ Paul Heyman & his two bodyguards) pinned Sabu in an extreme rules match after a chokeslam through a table, a cobra clutch backbreaker and the Showstopper (Sabu's MSG debut)

9/12/06; Worcester, MA; DCU Arena
9/19/06 - included an opening segment in which World Heavyweight Champion Booker T & Sharmell arrived to the arena and were met by Paul Heyman; featured a segment in which Heyman introduced Booker & Sharmell to Christopher W Anderson, Stevie Richards, and Balls Mahoney; included another segment in which Heyman introduced them to the FBI, Trinity, and CM Punk; featured a segment in which Rob Van Dam confronted Booker T backstage and the two agreed to an extreme rules match later in the show; included a Rene Dupree backstage promo in which he bragged about his win the previous week over Balls Mahoney; featured a look at John Cena's role in "The Marine":
Sabu, Tommy Dreamer, & the Sandman defeated Matt Striker, Test, & Mike Knox (w/ Kelly Kelly) via disqualification at 11:18; the Sandman was taken backstage after sustaining an injury on the floor at the 2-minute mark; after the bout, Test hit the TKO on Dreamer while Knox hit a legdrop off the top onto Sabu; moments later, Sandman returned and cleared the ring with his Singapore cane (Striker's ECW in-ring TV debut)
Kevin Thorn (w/ Arial) pinned Balls Mahoney (w/ Francine) at 1:58 with a crucifix powerbomb off the middle turnbuckle after Balls became distracted by a fight on the floor between Arial and Francine (Francine's ECW TV debut)
CM Punk defeated Shannon Moore via submission with the Anaconda Vice following a uranage at 3:06; mid-way through the bout, Kelly Kelly was seen watching on from the entranceway until Mike Knox appeared and took her backstage
World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Rob Van Dam in a non-title extreme rules match at 8:36 with a scissors kick onto a steel chair after Hardcore Holly interfered, hit RVD over the head with a steel chair, and followed with the Alabama Slam

9/26/06; Tulsa, OK; Convention Center
9/26/06 - featured an opening in-ring segment in which Jim Ross addressed the Oklahoma crowd and compared ECW to the Mid-South Wrestling of 20 years ago; moments later, Matt Striker interrupted and said JR was blue collar just like everyone in the crowd and the Sandman; the Sandman then appeared with his Singapore cane and, after JR refused to help Striker, Sandman assaulted Striker with the cane before handing it to JR and letting him get a shot in as well; JR and Sandman then shared a beer with JR grabbing the mic and saying Sandman would be the new ECW World Champion; included the announcement that an Extreme Strip Poker segment with all the Raw, Smackdown!, and ECW divas would be held in 2 weeks; featured a backstage promo by Hardcore Holly regarding his match later in the show against Rob Van Dam; included a backstage promo by CM Punk in which he said he wanted Rob Van Dam, Sabu, and the Sandman before he was interrupted by Kelly Kelly; moments later, Mike Knox confronted Punk for talking to Kelly; featured a look at Kelly Carlson's role in "The Marine;" included a vignette on the Sandman to promote his world title shot later in the show; featured a backstage promo by Rene Dupree:
Rob Van Dam pinned Hardcore Holly in an extreme rules match with the Five Star Frog Splash at 17:42; after the bout, Holly was attended to in the ring by a medic and trainer and had his ribs up; moments later, Holly received a strong ovation from the crowd for his effort (ECW: Extreme Rules)
Ariel (w/ Kevin Thorn) fought Francine to a no contest in an extreme catfight at around the 1-minute mark when Thorn pulled Francine off Ariel, with Balls Mahoney then appearing and knocking Thorn out of the ring with a steel chair
ECW World Champion the Big Show pinned the Sandman at around the 7-minute mark with the Show Stopper after Matt Striker came ringside and stole away the challenger's Singapore cane; pre-match stipulations stated the Sandman's cane could be legally used in the match; during the contest, it was announced Hardcore Holly received 24 stitches in his back following a suplex to the floor in the earlier match against RVD (the bout began during the commercial break)

10/2/06; Topeka, KS; Landon Arena
10/3/06 - featured an opening backstage segment in which Paul Heyman spoke with Hardcore Holly about how much he admired him for sustaining 24 stitches in his back and continuing his match against Rob Van Dam the previous week; when Heyman refused to give Holly a rematch against RVD because of the injury he was still recovering from, Holly got in Heyman's face and threatened him until Test hit Holly in the back with a steel chair; Heyman then said RVD would be wrestling later in the night and his opponent would be Test; included a backstage by Kelly Kelly and Trinity about the extreme strip poker game scheduled for the following week; featured a look at the action scenes in "The Marine;" included a backstage promo by Maria, saying she was excited about coming to ECW the next week with Candice Michelle to play extreme strip poker; featured a backstage promo by Kristal and Ashley saying they would win the extreme strip poker game:
ECW World Champion the Big Show & Matt Striker defeated the Sandman & Sabu at 8:57 when Striker pinned Sandman after Show prevented Sandman from dropping Striker with the White Russian legsweep and then hit a splash
Kevin Thorn (w/ Ariel) pinned Tommy Dreamer at 3:05 after hitting him in the face with a walking stick behind the referee's back
CM Punk defeated Danny Doring via submission with the Anaconda Vice following a uranage at 1:10; after the bout, Kelly Kelly appeared on the stage, congratulated Punk on his win, and then danced for him until Mike Knox came out; Knox then cut a promo saying Punk needed to stay away from his woman, with Punk saying his woman needed to stay away from him; Knox then charged the ring but stopped before entering the ring and instead gave Punk a verbal warning
Test pinned Rob Van Dam in an extreme rules match at 21:19 with the TKO after ECW World Champion the Big Show interfered and shoved RVD off the top through a table in the ring as RVD attempted the Five Star Frog Splash; prior to the bout, it was announced Hardcore Holly was taken to the hospital following the attack he sustained from Test earlier in the show; mid-way through the contest, Paul Heyman and his two riot guards came ringside to distract RVD; after the bout, Heyman, Show, and Test celebrated the victory

10/3/06; Wichita, KS; Kansas Coliseum
10/10/06 - included a discretionary message to begin the show saying the program would contain sexual material intended only for adults; featured Balls Mahoney hosting a game of Extreme Strip Poker with Trinity, Kelly Kelly, Maria, Candie Michelle, Ashley, and Kristal from WWE studios; included footage of the world premiere of "The Marine," held the previous Tuesday at Camp Pendleton in San Diego, CA, with appearances by Candice Michelle, Maria, Ric Flair, WWE World Champion John Cena, Kelly Carlson, Jonathan Coachman, Triple H, and Carlito as well as comments from several members of the military on what they thought of the film; featured a recap of Hardcore Holly's back injury and the backstage attack he sustained from Test; the show ended as Candice Michelle and Maria fought in the studio, after Candice accused Maria of cheating, with each woman stripping the other naked and rolling around the studio until they were pulled apart by the other divas:
CM Punk defeated Rene Dupree via submission with the Anaconda Vice at 3:27 following a powerslam
Tommy Dreamer pinned Kevin Thorn (w/ Ariel) at 3:56 with the DDT (Thorn's first TV loss)
Rob Van Dam, Sabu, & the Sandman defeated ECW World Champion the Big Show, Matt Striker, & Test at 14:51 when Sandman pinned Striker with the Rolling Rock after Striker sustained the Five Star Frog Splash

10/10/06; Jacksonville, FL; Veterans Memorial Arena
10/17/06 - featured comments from fans after seeing "The Marine;" included the debut of 2006 Diva finalist Rebecca DiPietro as a backstage interviewer as she spoke to both Rob Van Dam and the Big Show about their non-title match later in the show; featured a look at the action scenes in "The Marine":
The Sandman defeated Matt Striker via count-out in a Singapore cane on a pole match at 3:46 when Striker walked out of the match after realizing he was bleeding from the forehead
CM Punk defeated Rene Dupree via submission with the Anaconda Vice at 2:10 following a uranage; after the bout, Mike Knox rushed to the ring but was knocked off the apron by Punk before he could get inside; Punk the challenged Knox to fight him then and there but Knox backed off
Test pinned Balls Mahoney with a boot to the face and the TKO in an impromptu match at 2:59; the match came about when Mahoney interrupted Test's in-ring promo about putting Hardcore Holly on the shelf, with Test showing footage of Holly's recent back injury and him hitting Holly in the back when Holly confronted Paul Heyman several weeks ago
Sabu pinned Shannon Moore at 1:24 with a somersault legdrop into the ring
Rob Van Dam pinned ECW World Champion the Big Show in a non-title match at 12:48 with the Five Star Frog Splash after Hardcore Holly, who came ringside moments earlier and hit an interfering Test over the head with a steel chair, hit Show twice in the head with the chair after Show grabbed at him on the floor; due to pre-match stipulations, RVD earned an upcoming shot at Show's ECW World Title

10/24/06; St. Louis, MO; Scottrade Center
10/24/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Rob Van Dam about his victory the previous week over ECW World Champion the Big Show and then asked when his title shot would come; moments later, Paul Heyman, accompanied by his bodyguards, came out with a contract for RVD's title shot and said RVD could sign it if he beat the Big Show in a ladder match later in the show and could choose any date he wanted; Heyman then ordered his bodyguards to attack RVD, which they did until he cleared them from the ring; included a segment in which several WWE talent and marines commented on who they thought was tougher, John Cena or the character he playes in "The Marine;" featured Rebecca DiPietro conducting a backstage interview with the Sandman on why the fans should vote him to face Umaga at Cyber Sunday:
CM Punk defeated Matt Striker via disqualification at 3:37 when Mike Knox interfered as Punk attempted the uranage; after the bout, Punk knocked Knox to the floor with a kick to the head
Test pinned Hardcore Holly at 13:21 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Holly hit the steel post shoulder-first; after the match, Test hit Holly three times across the back with a steel chair
Rob Van Dam defeated ECW World Champion the Big Show in a non-title ladder match at 9:24 after reversing a powerbomb attempt and sending Show over the top to the floor with a hurricanrana; due to pre-match stipulations, RVD could choose any date to receive a title shot against the Big Show

10/29/06; Milwaukee, WI; Bradley Center
10/31/06 - featured an opening segment highlighting the previous week's Rob Van Dam / Big Show ladder match in which RVD solidified a title shot against Show for whenever and whenever he wanted; included a backstage promo by Paul Heyman in which he said RVD had chosen the title match to take place Dec. 3 at ECW's December to Dismember and it would take place but four other men would be involved and the six would compete in an Extreme Elimination Chamber; featured Rebecca DiPietro conducting a backstage interview with the Sandman regarding possibly facing Umaga at Cyber Sunday in which the Sandman ended up caning someone dressed as a clown for Halloween; included a look at the alligators featured in "The Marine;" featured Rebecca conducting a backstage interview with Rob Van Dam about Heyman's announcement, with RVD saying he would walk in the challenger and walk out the champion; moments later, Hardcore Holly confronted RVD about ripping open his back weeks earlier and the fact they had to be partners later in the show; included a commercial advertising WrestleMania 23 tickets going on sale Nov. 11; featured an extreme divas costume contest between Trinity, wearing little more than yellow police tape across her chest, Ariel, dressed as normal, and Kelly Kelly, dressed as CM Punk; after Trinity won, Mike Knox came out to confront Kelly until Punk appeared and knocked him to the floor; included an advertisement that Punk would appear on a live edition of the Sci-Fi Channel's "Ghost Hunters" immediately after the show; featured a backstage promo by Knox in which he challenged Punk to a match the following week; featured a live clip of CM Punk preparing for his appearance on "Ghost Hunters":
Sabu defeated Kevin Thorn (w/ Arial) via submission with the Camel Clutch at 4:32 after a somersault legdrop into the ring; due to pre-match stipulations, Sabu earned a spot in the December to Dismember Extreme Elimination Chamber match
Daivari (w/ the Great Khali) pinned Shannon Moore with a modified DDT at 1:48; after the bout, Khali hit a double choke throw on Moore (Daivari & Khali's ECW debut and surprise return after a 3-month absence)
ECW World Champion the Big Show & Test defeated Rob Van Dam & Hardcore Holly at 19:32 when Show pinned RVD with the chokeslam after someone in a gorilla costume hit RVD on the floor with a pipe, knocking him out; after the match, the man unmasked to reveal himself as Paul Heyman; the show then closed as Heyman celebrated in the ring with Show & Test

10/30/06; Moline, IL; Mark of the Quad
11/7/06 - featured Rebecca DiPietro conducting a backstage interview with the two newest members of ECW's roster - Sylvester Terkay and Elijah Burke (Terkay & Burke's surprise ECW debut); included an in-ring promo by Paul Heyman, with his security guards, in which he recapped his assault on Rob Van Dam the previous week before announcing RVD & Hardcore Holly would face ECW World Champion the Big Show & Heyman himself later in the night; he then the sixth and final participant in the Extreme Elimination Chamber would be named the following week and an open contract was available for anyone from ECW, Raw, or Smackdown! to fill that spot; featured the announcement CM Punk would appear on the Sci-Fi Channel's "Ghost Hunters" the following night; included a look at the publicity stops WWE World Champion John Cena has done to promote "The Marine," including appearing on "Late Night with Conan O'Brian," "Live with Regis & Kelly," "MAD TV," "The Howard Stern Show," and "The Best Damn Sports Show Period" and being featured in various magazines; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 23 tickets going on sale the following Saturday:
CM Punk defeated Mike Knox via submission with the Anaconda Vice following the uranage at 7:32; prior to the bout, Knox was accompanied ringside by Kelly Kelly but he sent her backstage before the match began; due to pre-match stipulations, Punk earned a spot in the December to Dismember Extreme Elimination Chamber match
Daivari (w/ the Great Khali) pinned Little Guido (w/ Trinity) with the modified DDT at 2:26; after the bout, Khali hit a double choke throw on Guido
Test pinned Tommy Dreamer at 3:31 with a low blow, boot to the face, and the TKO; due to pre-match stipulations, Test earned a spot in the December to Dismember Extreme Elimination Chamber
Rob Van Dam & Hardcore Holly fought ECW World Champion the Big Show & Paul Heyman (w/ his bodyguards) to a no contest at 9:43 when Holly attacked RVD and hit the Alabama Slam on a steel chair before hugging Show and shaking hands with Heyman; as the show went off the air, Joey Styles speculated Holly rejoined Heyman to possibly fill the sixth spot in the Extreme Elimination Chamber match

11/13/06; Manchester, England; MEN Arena
11/14/06 - featured Elijah Burke, with Sylvester Terkay, on guest commentary alongside Joey Styles, subbing for Tazz who just had knee surgery; included an opening in-ring segment with Paul Heyman & ECW World Champion the Big Show in which Heyman said Rob Van Dam would not be on the show, said Show's team would defeat John Cena's team at Survivor Series, and then introduced the sixth participant in the December to Dismember Extreme Elimination Chamber - Hardcore Holly; just as Holly prepared to come out, he was attacked backstage by Bobby Lashley who then came ringside, speared Show, and signed the open contract to get a spot in the pay-per-view match before holding up Show's ECW World Title; after the commercial break, Show, Test, and Holly argued with Heyman for offering the open contract when he should have just given Holly the spot, with Heyman then saying Lashley would face Holly in the night's main event; featured a backstage promo by Matt Striker in which he recapped the past Elimination Chambers to remind those involved how brutal they were; included a backstage promo by CM Punk regarding his participation in the Extreme Elimination Chamber; featured footage from WrestleMania 23 tickets going on sale the previous Saturday at Ford Field; :
CM Punk defeated Mike Knox (w/ Kelly Kelly) via submission with the Anaconda Vice at 8:13 following a uranage; after the bout, Kelly Kelly cheered Punk's win
Tommy Dreamer defeated Daivari (w/ the Great Khali) via disqualification at 2:16 when Khali grabbed Dreamer from the floor and crotched him against the steel ringpost; after the bout, Khali hit the double choke throw on Dreamer
Bobby Lashley defeated Hardcore Holly (w/ ECW World Champion the Big Show, Test, Paul Heyman, and Heyman's two bodyguards) via disqualification at around the 8-minute mark when Show pulled the referee out of the ring as Lashley had Holly covered following the spear; after the bout, Test and the bodyguards attacked Lashley until CM Punk, Sabu, and Rob Vam Dam made the save; the show went off the air as RVD gave his hand sign to Lashley, with Lashley then motioning he wanted the ECW World Title and looked at Show on the floor (the bout began during the commercial break)

11/21/06; Long Island, NY; Nassau Coliseum
11/21/06 - included an in-ring promo by Paul Heyman and ECW World Champion the Big Show in which Show ran down the list of men he's defended the title against - the Undertaker, Ric Flair, Batista, Sabu, and the Sandman - and said no one could take the title from him; moments later, Bobby Lashley came out and after a brief struggle knocked Show to the floor with his own title belt; featured a video package highlighting the history of the elimination chamber:
Bobby Lashley pinned Matt Striker with the Dominator at 1:04; prior to the bout, Striker cut an in-ring promo on Lashley's surprise debut last week until Lashley came out and destroyed Striker's "classroom"
WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy defeated Little Guido & Tony Mamaluke (w/ Trinity) at 5:12 when Matt pinned Guido following the Twist of Fate / Swanton combo; prior to the bout, highlights from Jeff's ladder title defense the night before on Raw were shown (the first Hardy Boyz tag team match after 4 years)
CM Punk defeated Kevin Thorn (w/ Arial) via submission with the Anaconda Vice at 2:24, moments after Kelly Kelly came out to cheer Punk on; after the bout, Thorn & Arial attacked Punk and Kelly from behind but Punk and Kelly eventually cleared the ring; moments later, Mike Knox was shown watching as Kelly hugged Punk in the ring
Rob Van Dam pinned Hardcore Holly in an extreme rules match at 15:49 with a Five Star Frog Splash as a steel chair was laid across Holly's chest, moments after RVD hit a superplex onto the same chair; had Holly won the bout he would have earned RVD's spot in the December to Dismember Extreme Elimination Chamber

11/28/06; Buffalo, NY; HSBC Arena
11/28/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Paul Heyman, with his bodyguards, in which he promoted the Extreme Elimination Chamber scheduled for Sunday and then introduced the weapons that would be used in the match - a steel chair, a crowbar, a table, and a barbed wire baseball bat; included footage of the December to Dismember press conference held the previous day at the James Brown Arena, with comments from CM Punk, Test, RVD, and ECW World Champion the Big Show; featured a look at Kane's role in "See No Evil," now available on DVD; included footage of MNM leaving the arena earlier in the night in which they commented on their attack on the Hardys; featured a video package highlighting the history of the Elimination Chamber:
Rob Van Dam pinned Sabu with the Five Star Frog Splash at 10:21; prior to the bout, both men cut insert promos about their participation in the Extreme Elimination Chamber
Matt Hardy & WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy defeated Sylvester Terkay & Elijah Burke at 3:55 when Jeff pinned Terkay following the Twist of Fate / Swanton combo; after the bout, Melina, Johnny Nitro, & Joey Mercury attacked the Hardyz with Nitro finishing with a stiff enzuiguri to Jeff's head
CM Punk fought Test to a double count-out at 3:12 when both men began fighting in the crowd
Bobby Lashley defeated ECW World Champion the Big Show (w/ Paul Heyman) via disqualification in a non-title match at 4:21 when Heyman's bodyguards attacked Lashley after he hit the spear on Show; prior to the match, Show cut an insert promo on participating in the Extreme Elimination Chamber; after the bout, Test came in and kicked Lashley in the face with Show following with the chokeslam moments later; after Show, Test, Heyman, and the bodyguards stomped Lashley, Show finished by hitting Lashley with the world title belt and pinned Lashley while Heyman counted to 3

12/4/06; North Charleston, SC; Coliseum
12/5/06 - featured a video package highlighting Bobby Lashley's ECW World Championship Title win at December to Dismember, followed by comments recorded immediately after the pay-per-view by a distraught Paul Heyman, in tears, in which he put over the Big Show as the most dominant superstar in ECW history and his friend and ordered Lashley defend the title against Show during Tuesday's broadcast (Heyman's last appearance); featured the announcement the following week's program would air the next Saturday at 8 p.m.; included a pre- promo by the Big Show regarding his title shot later in the night against ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley; featured a commercial for the "See No Evil" DVD:
Rob Van Dam & CM Punk defeated Hardcore Holly & Test via disqualification at 3:53 when Paul Heyman's bodyguards attacked Punk as Holly was caught in the Anaconda Vice; prior to the match, RVD and Punk dedicated the match to Sabu after the attack he sustained at Sunday's pay-per-view; during the contest, Joey Styles said Vince McMahon had dismissed Paul Heyman earlier in the day and sent him home; after the bout, Sabu - his left arm in a sling - helped make the save with a steel chair; moments later, Punk locked the Anaconda Vice on one of the bodyguards with RVD hitting the Five Star Frog Splash and Sabu finishing with the Arabian Facebuster
Tommy Dreamer pinned Daivari with the DDT at 1:28; prior to the bout, Daivari had footage shown from December to Dismember in which the Great Khali dropped Dreamer on the entrance stage; after the match, Khali appeared, attacked Dreamer, and hit the tree slam onto a steel chair thrown in the ring by Daivari; Dreamer wrestled the match heavily bandaged from the injury he sustained at the pay-per-view
Kelly Kelly pinned Ariel at the 53-second mark with a roll up as Ariel argued with the referee; Kevin Thorn was in Ariel's corner before the bout but was ejected by the referee before the opening bell; after the contest, Mike Knox appeared in a suit with a dozen roses and dumped Kelly before throwing the roses in her face and hitting a spinning neckbreaker; after Knox left the ring, Tazz climbed in the ring to check on Kelly
ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley pinned the Big Show with a bodyslam at 17:09 (Big Show's last appearance for over a year) (ECW December to Dismember 06)

12/12/06; Boston, MA; TD Banknorth Garden
12/16/06 - featured a Classroom segment by Matt Striker in which he insulted Boston, the college crowd, Ted Kennedy, John Kerry, and Bill Buchner; moments later, he invited Balls Mahoney to the ring; after the two traded blows, Striker dropped Mahoney with a kick to the groin; included a backstage promo by Elijah Burke & Sylvester Terkay; featured footage from last week of Mike Knox dumping Kelly Kelly and dropping her with a neckbreaker:
Test pinned Rob Van Dam at 10:12 by blocking a sunset flip and grabbing the ring rope for leverage
CM Punk defeated Hardcore Holly via disqualification at 4:28 when referee Scott Armstrong stopped the bout when Holly refused to stop punching Punk in the corner; after the match, Punk fought off an attack from Holly and forced him to tap out to the Anaconda Vice
Tommy Dreamer pinned Daivari (w/ the Great Khali) with the DDT at the 56-second mark; prior to the bout, footage was shown of the attack Dreamer sustained from the Great Khali at December to Dismember and last week, with Dreamer then cutting an in-ring promo challenging Khali; moments later, Daivari & Khali came out with Daivari saying Dreamer's win last week was an upset and he'll accept the challenge; after the match, Khali hit a double choke throw on Dreamer on the floor
ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley defeated Paul Heyman's bodyguards in a non-title handicap match at around 3:50 by pinning one of the masked men with the Dominator; after the bout, he avoided an attack from the other - weilding a nightstick - and hit the spear and Dominator; moments later, he assaulted both men with the weapon

12/19/06; Hampton, VA; Coliseum
12/19/06 - featured still photos of ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley and CM Punk participating in the recent military tour of Iraq; included a backstage promo by Test arguing why he should face Lashley for the ECW Title in 2 weeks; featured a backstage promo by Rob Van Dam arguing why the fans should vote for him to get the shot; included a backstage confrontation betweeen Shannon Moore and Daivari & the Great Khali; featured footage from the recent tour of Iraq and the upcoming "Tribute to the Troops" special, to air Christmas night; included a vignette of Sabu; featured a look at Kane's involvement in "See No Evil," available on DVD; included a backstage promo by Mike Knox as to why he attacked Kelly Kelly two weeks ago:
ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley pinned Rene Dupree in a non-title match with the Dominator at 2:35; prior to the bout, the champion cut an in-ring promo thanking the fans for their support, saying the Big Show always had a title shot waiting if he wanted it, and said the fans would be able to choose his challenger would be in 2 weeks - Sabu, Test, or Rob Van Dam - and that to vote they would have to log on to ECW.com; moments later, Lashley discussed his recent time visiting the troops until he was interrupted by Dupree who said Lashley was a corporate puppet just like the troops
Matt Striker pinned Balls Mahoney with the Golden Rule neckbreaker at 3:29 after avoiding a legdrop off the top; Brad Armstrong joined the commentary team for the bout (Armstrong's WWE / ECW debut)
CM Punk fought Hardcore Holly to a 3-minute time-limit draw; prior to the bout, Holly cut an in-ring promo challenging Punk to face him in a rematch and saying Punk couldn't make him tap within 3 minutes; Punk applied the Anaconda Vice just as time ran out; after the contest, Holly attacked Punk from behind and dropped him with the Alabama Slam
The Great Khali (w/ Daivari) pinned Shannon Moore after the double choke throw at the 49-second mark; during the closing moments of the bout, Tommy Dreamer attacked Daivari at ringside with a steel chair; after the match, Khali punched the chair and hit the double choke throw on Dreamer onto the steel ring steps; moments later, Khali carried an injured Daivari backstage as referees and the trainer checked on Dreamer; Dreamer was then taken backstage on a stretcher
Test defeated Rob Van Dam and Sabu by pinning Sabu at around the 8-minute mark after throwing RVD to the floor after Sabu sustained the Five Star Frog Splash; after the match, Tazz climbed in the ring and gave the results of the online poll to determine who would face ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley in 2 weeks, with RVD receiving 45%, Sabu receiving 37%, and Test receiving 18%; as RVD celebrated his upcoming title shot, Test kicked him in the face and left ringside; RVD and Sabu shook hands as the show came to a close (the bout began during the commercial break)

12/26/06 - a Year in Review special hosted by Joey Styles & Tazz at WWE Studios

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