On this day in Pro Wrestling history in 2005, ECW One Night Stand 2005 PPV took place. This was supposed to be a one-off show but was adopted as a recurring PPV and eventually led to the birth of WWE’s ECW brand.
During the main event, Bubba Ray Dudley powerbombed Tommy Dreamer through a flaming table. There was a huge brawl after the main event with an appearance from “Stone Cold” Steve Austin.
Below are the results from the PPV:
* Lance Storm (with Dawn Marie) defeated Chris Jericho
* Super Crazy defeated Tajiri (with The Sinister Minister & Mikey Whipwreck), & Little Guido (Big Guido, Tracy Smothers, Tony Mamaluke, & J.T. Smith) in a Triple Threat Match
* Rey Mysterio defeated Psychosis
* Sabu (with Bill Alfonso) defeated Rhyno
* Chris Benoit defeated Eddie Guerrero
* Mike Awesome defeated Masato Tanaka
* The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von) defeated Tommy Dreamer & The Sandman
Below is Paul Heyman’s promo at the PPV:
You can watch the highlights of the action from the PPV below: