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Week In Review XXI

WWE Week In Review XXI
September 21, 2008- September 27, 2008

Welcome to the twenty-first edition of the WWE Week In Review. As you can see, the Week In Review has undergone a "facelift" of sorts. Thanks to Chriscare & Boyo for the suggestions. Feel free to contact me on TWO or Wrestling 101 anytime with comments, questions, and anything in between. Also, check out my blog on

The history-making 800’th Episode of WWE Monday Night RAW came from the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, OH. In a battle of the shows, RAW’s Cryme Tyme took on ECW’s Miz & Morrison. Women’s Champion Beth Phoenix faced Kelly Kelly in non-title action. Lastly, RAW’s Kane took on ECW’s Evan Bourne.

Monday Night RAW
Good Week For: Lance Cade (pinned Shawn Michaels in the main event)
Bad Week For: Mike Adamle (got overruled in public by Shane McMahon)
It Will Be Interesting Next Week For: Chris Jericho (with only 6 days until No Mercy)
Best Move: Kane Kicking Rey Mysterio In The Chest In Mid-Air
Best Mic Work: Santino Marella
Marks Will Love: Shane McMahon Overruling Mike Adamle
Smarks Will Love: Lance Cade Getting The Win In The Main Event

And In Other News…
-CM Punk defeats Cody Rhodes
-Intercontinental Champion Santino Marella defeats Deuce (non-title)
-RAW’s Kane defeats ECW’s Evan Bourne
-Kelly Kelly defeats Women’s Champion Beth Phoenix (non-title)
-ECW’s Miz & Morrison defeats RAW’s Cryme Tyme
-World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho, JBL, & Lance Cade defeats Batista & Shawn Michaels (3-on-2 Handicap Match)
-RAW General Manager Mike Adamle announced Kane Vs. Rey Mysterio at No Mercy

The 120’th edition of ECW on Sci-Fi came to you from the Nationwide Arena at Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. Maryse Vs. Michelle McCool in a non-title encounter was confirmed for the show.

Good Week For: Ricky Ortiz (Hit The Big O on both Miz & Morrison)
Bad Week For: Chase Stevens (jobbed to Mike Knox, then got hit with the Blue Thunder Bomb by Swagger)
It Will Be Interesting Next Week For: The Miz & John Morrison (to see if they are done as a team)
Best Move: Maryse’s Spike DDT
Best Mic Work: John Morrison
Marks Will Love: Ricky Ortiz Splashing Both Miz & Morrison
Smarks Will Love: The Commentary Team of Jim Ross & Matt Striker

And In Other News…
-Finlay (with Hornswoggle) defeats Bam Neely.
-SmackDown’s Maryse defeats SmackDown’s Divas Champion Michelle McCool (non-title).
-Mike Knox defeats Chase Stevens
-The Miz & John Morrison fight to a No Contest (Winner To Face Ricky Ortiz)
-After the main event, Ricky Ortiz hit the Big O on both Miz & Morrison.
-Don’t forget that next week, ECW on Sci-Fi moves one hour earlier to 9/8c.

The 476’th edition of WWE SmackDown emanated from the Nationwide Arena at Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. Confirmed for the show was WWE Champion Triple H & #1 Contender Jeff Hardy taking on the team of MVP & The Brian Kendrick. WWE Tag Team Champions Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder would defend their titles against The Colons- Carlito & Primo Colon. The Great Khali would face Vladimir Kozlov and Maria would team with Brie Bella to take on Natalya & Victoria.

Friday Night SmackDown
Good Week For: The Undertaker (Finally Got His Hands On Vickie Guerrero)
Bad Week For: Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder (Lost Their WWE Tag Team Titles Without Even One Defense)
It’ll Be Interesting Next Week For: The Entire Roster (As SmackDown Moves To MyNetwork TV)
Best Move: The Undertaker’s Tombstone Piledriver on Vickie Guerrero
Best Mic Work: R-Truth
Marks Will Love: The Undertaker Tombstoning Vickie Guerrero
Smarks Will Love: Carlito Getting A Decent Push

And In Other News…
-In the opening match, WWE Champion Triple H & #1 Contender Jeff Hardy defeated MVP & The Brian Kendrick.
-Maria & Brie Bella defeated Natalya & Victoria.
-Triple H interrupted a match between Vladimir Kozlov & The Great Khali, making it a No Contest.
-ECW’s Chavo Guerrero defeated SmackDown’s Jimmy Wang Yang
-The Colons defeated Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder © to win the WWE Tag Team Titles.
-Also, The Undertaker used Chavo Guerrero to goad Big Show away from Vickie Guerrero, which led to Undertaker hitting Vickie with the Tombstone in the middle of the ring.
-Don’t Forget That Next Friday, SmackDown will be moving to MyNetworkTV at the same time of 8/7c. On Thursday, WWE will broadcast the World Television Premiere of WrestleMania XXIV on MyNetworkTV at 8/7c.

Superstar of the Week: Lance Cade