• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (July 18, 1999) – ECW Heat Wave 1999
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on July 18, 1999, Extreme Championship Wrestling aired ‘ECW Heat Wave 1999’ LIVE on PPV from the Hara Arena in Dayton, Ohio.
This was the 6th out of 7 ECW Heat Wave events the company produced from 1994 to 2000, but only the 1998, 1999 & 2000 shows made it to pay-per-view.
The most famous segment of Heat Wave ’99 was by far the Dudley Boyz segment, that was so controversial and drew so much heat with the fans in attendance, it almost turned into a riot.
The results of the show can be found here:
Chris Chetti & Nova defeated Danny Doring & Amish Roadkill
Jazz defeated Jason Knight
Super Crazy defeated Little Guido
ECW World Tag Team Championship: Spike Dudley & Balls Mahoney defeated The Dudley Boyz (c)
Francine defeated Steve Corino
ECW World Heavyweight Championship: Taz (c) defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri
Rob Van Dam & Jerry Lynn defeated The Impact Players
• Major AEW Name Offended By Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson Not Signing With AEW
As we noted earlier, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson appeared on last night’s episode of Talk N’ Shop podcast and confirmed that they’ve signed with IMPACT Wrestling and will be appearing at their Slammiversary pay-per-view tonight.
During the podcast, they also revealed a story about an AEW personality being unhappy about them not signing with AEW, after telling the company they would be joining them after their WWE contract would expire.
Fightful is reporting that this personality was Chris Jericho. Jericho believed that the deal was almost finalised, but didn’t happen.
The Good Brothers apologised to their friend on the podcast and said that it was just another business decision.
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