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 Wrestling101.com.
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 WWE.com 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