ECW Heat Wave

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Heat Wave
Promotion(s)Extreme Championship Wrestling
First eventHeat Wave (1994)
Last eventHeat Wave (2000)

Heat Wave was a professional wrestling event produced by Eastern/Extreme Championship Wrestling. It took place annually from 1994 to 2000. The 1998-2000 iterations of Heat Wave aired on pay-per-view (PPV), while the 1997 iteration was an Internet pay-per-view (iPPV). The footage from the seven Heat Wave events is owned by WWE.

Dates, venues and main events[edit]

Event Date City Venue Main Event
Heat Wave (1994): The Battle for The Future July 16, 1994 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ECW Arena The Public Enemy (Rocco Rock and Johnny Grunge) vs. Terry Funk and Dory Funk, Jr. in a barbed wire match
Heat Wave (1995): Rage In The Cage! July 15, 1995 The Public Enemy (Rocco Rock and Johnny Grunge) vs. The Gangstas (New Jack and Mustafa Saed) in a steel cage match
Heat Wave (1996) July 13, 1996 The Sandman, Terry Gordy and Tommy Dreamer vs. Raven (c), Brian Lee and Stevie Richards in a steel cage match
Heat Wave (1997) July 19, 1997 Rob Van Dam, Sabu and Jerry Lawler vs. Tommy Dreamer, The Sandman and Rick Rude in a steel cage match
Heat Wave (1998) August 2, 1998 Dayton, Ohio Hara Arena Tommy Dreamer, The Sandman and Spike Dudley vs. The Dudleys (Buh Buh Ray Dudley, D-Von Dudley and Big Dick Dudley) in a Street Fight
Heat Wave (1999) July 18, 1999 Rob Van Dam and Jerry Lynn vs. Impact Players (Lance Storm and Justin Credible)
Heat Wave (2000) July 16, 2000 Los Angeles, California Grand Olympic Auditorium Justin Credible (c) vs. Tommy Dreamer in a Stairway to Hell match for the ECW World Heavyweight Championship
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match


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