• ON THIS DAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY (February 1, 1997) – ECW Crossing the Line Again
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 1, 1997, ECW hosted ‘Crossing the Line Again’ at the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
This event included the Extreme Championship Wrestling debut of former SMW wrestler Lance Storm, as well as the announcement of their very first PPV later that year in April.
The results were:
– Louie Spicolli defeated Mike Awesome
– Lance Storm defeated Balls Mahoney
– Big Stevie Cool defeated Ricky Morton
– “Dr. Death” Steve Williams defeated Axl Rotten
– ECW World Heavyweight Championship: Raven (c) defeated “Dr. Death” Steve Williams
– The Sandman defeated D-Von Dudley
– ECW World Tag Team Championship: The Eliminators (c) defeated Rob Van Dam & Sabu
– Terry Funk defeated Tommy Rich
– The Pitbulls & Tommy Dreamer defeated The Triple Threat
• Nia Jax Legitimately Hurts Another WWE Star, Gets Real Heat Backstage
As seen during the Men’s Royal Rumble 2019 match, Nia Jax attacked #30 entrant R-Truth to take his spot in the match.
WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler noted during his Dinner With The King podcast that Nia legitimately hurt Truth and had real heat backstage.
Below is what Lawler said:
“This got real heat for real. She blasted poor R-Truth and knocked him face-first into that wall. He was hot, for real hot. They were having to hold him back there. She made it look good.”
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