Wrestlepalooza

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In professional wrestling, Wrestlepalooza was an event held by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States-based professional wrestling promotion Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) annually in 1995, 1997, 1998 and 2000. The 1998 iteration aired on pay-per-view. The footage from the four Wrestlepalooza events is owned by WWE.

Results[edit]

1995[edit]

Wrestlepalooza (1995)
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Information
Promotion Extreme Championship Wrestling
Date August 5, 1995
Attendance 1,150
Venue ECW Arena
City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Event chronology
Heat Wave (1995) Wrestlepalooza (1995) Gangstas Paradise
Wrestlepalooza chronology
First Wrestlepalooza (1995) Wrestlepalooza (1997)

Wrestlepalooza (1995) was a live event that took place on August 5, 1995 in the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US. The commentator for the event was Joey Styles. The event later aired in syndication on ECW Hardcore TV.

No. Results Stipulations
1 J.T. Smith defeated Hack Meyers Singles match
2 Big Val Puccio defeated Tony Stetson via disqualification Singles match
3 Raven, Stevie Richards and The Dudley Brothers (Big Dick and Dudley Dudley) defeated Tommy Dreamer, Cactus Jack and The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 and Pitbull #2) Eight-man tag team match
4 2 Cold Scorpio, Dean Malenko and Cactus Jack defeated Eddy Guerrero and The Steiners (Rick and Scott) Six-man tag team match
5 Mikey Whipwreck defeated The Sandman Singles match
6 The Gangstas (New Jack and Mustafa Saed) defeated The Public Enemy (Rocco Rock and Johnny Grunge) Stretcher match

1997[edit]

Wrestlepalooza (1997)
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Information
Promotion Extreme Championship Wrestling
Date June 7, 1997
Attendance 1,250
Venue ECW Arena
City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Event chronology
The Buffalo Invasion Wrestlepalooza (1997) Orgy of Violence
Wrestlepalooza chronology
Wrestlepalooza (1995) Wrestlepalooza (1997) Wrestlepalooza (1998)

Wrestlepalooza (1997) was a live event that took place on June 7, 1997 in the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US.

Wrestlepalooza (1997) is known for Tommy Dreamer pinning Raven for the first time, marking the end of a feud that first began in January 1995. Raven subsequently left ECW and joined World Championship Wrestling.[1]

No. Results Stipulations Times
1 Shane Douglas (c) (with Francine) defeated Chris Chetti Singles match for the ECW World Television Championship 06:52
2 The Pitbulls (Pitbull #1 and Pitbull #2) defeated The F.B.I. (Little Guido and Tracy Smothers) (with Tommy Rich) Tag team match 07:33
3 The Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh Ray and D-Von) (with Joel Gertner, Sign Guy and Big Dick) defeated The Sandman and Balls Mahoney Tag team match 08:30
4 Terry Funk (c) defeated Chris Candido Singles match for the ECW World Heavyweight Championship 12:57
5 Tommy Dreamer (with Beulah McGillicutty) defeated Raven (with Chastity and Lupus) Loser Leaves Town match 16:06
6 Sabu (with Bill Alfonso) defeated Taz Singles match 08:12
7 Taz defeated Shane Douglas (c) with Francine Singles match for the ECW World Television Championship 02:50
8 The Eliminators (John Kronus and Perry Saturn) (c) defeated The Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh Ray and D-Von) (with Joel Gertner, Sign Guy and Big Dick) Tag team match for the ECW World Tag Team Championship 07:31
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

1998[edit]

Wrestlepalooza (1998)
Information
Promotion Extreme Championship Wrestling
Date May 3, 1998
Attendance 3,407 (2,900 paid)
Venue Cobb County Civic Center
City Marietta, Georgia, US
Pay-per-view chronology
Living Dangerously (1998) Wrestlepalooza (1998) Heat Wave (1998)
Wrestlepalooza chronology
Wrestlepalooza (1997) Wrestlepalooza (1998) Wrestlepalooza (2000)

Wrestlepalooza (1998) was a pay-per-view (PPV) event that took place on May 3, 1998 in the Cobb County Civic Center in Marietta, Georgia, US. The commentator for the event was Joey Styles.

The event features the final TV appearance of the Junkyard Dog, who died one month later in a car accident. JYD was introduced, along with Bob Armstrong, Dick Slater, and the Masked Superstar, in tribute to their legacy as Southern wrestling stars.

No. Results Stipulations Times
1 The bWo (The Blue Meanie and Super Nova) defeated The F.B.I. (Little Guido and Tracy Smothers) (with Tommy Rich) Tag team match 09:27
2 Justin Credible (with Jason and Chastity) defeated Mikey Whipwreck Singles match 09:54
3 Chris Candido and Lance Storm (c) (with Tammy Lynn Sytch) defeated The Hardcore Chair Swingin' Freaks (Balls Mahoney and Axl Rotten) Tag team match for the ECW World Tag Team Championship 12:04
4 Bam Bam Bigelow defeated New Jack Singles match 08:48
5 Tommy Dreamer and The Sandman (with Beulah McGillicutty) defeated The Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh Ray and D-Von) (with Joel Gertner, Big Dick and Sign Guy Dudley) Tag team match 11:19
6 Rob Van Dam (c) (with Bill Alfonso) fought Sabu (with Bill Alfonso) to a time-limit draw Singles match for the ECW World Television Championship 30:00
7 Shane Douglas (c) (with Francine) defeated Al Snow Singles match for the ECW World Heavyweight Championship 13:05
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

2000[edit]

Wrestlepalooza (2000)
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Information
Promotion Extreme Championship Wrestling
Date April 16, 2000
Attendance 2,500
Venue Family Arena
City St. Charles, Missouri, US
Event chronology
Living Dangerously (2000) Wrestlepalooza (2000) CyberSlam (2000)
Wrestlepalooza chronology
Wrestlepalooza (1998) Wrestlepalooza (2000) Final

Wrestlepalooza (2000) was a live event that took place on April 16, 2000 in the Family Arena in St. Charles, Missouri, US. The commentator for the event was Joey Styles. Three matches from the event aired on ECW on TNN on April 21, 2000.

No. Results Stipulations
1 Chilly Willy defeated Johnny Swinger (with Judge Jeff Jones) Singles match
2 Nova and Chris Chetti defeated The New Dangerous Alliance (C.W. Anderson and Bill Wiles) (with Lou E. Dangerously and Elektra) Tag team match
3 HC Loc defeated Simon Diamond (with Mitch, Prodigy, Prodigette and The Musketeer) Singles match
4 Danny Doring and Roadkill defeated The Full Blooded Italians (Little Guido and Sal E. Graziano) Tag team match
5 Super Crazy defeated Kid Kash Singles match
6 The Impact Players (Justin Credible and Lance Storm) (c) (with Dawn Marie) defeated Raven and Mikey Whipwreck (with Francine) Tag team match for the ECW World Tag Team Championship
7 Rhino fought Scotty Anton to a no contest Singles match
8 Tommy Dreamer, Dusty Rhodes, The Sandman and New Jack defeated Steve Corino, Jack Victory, Rhino and Yoshihiro Tajiri Street fight
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tommy Dreamer vs. Raven: Wrestlepalooza 1997". WWE.com. WWE. Retrieved January 11, 2015. 

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