The 7 - Site Bashing - First ever RAW PPV (except for the other one)
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thecubsfan Scrapple Moderator Level: 145 Posts: 536/6128 EXP: 36811331 For next: 792841 Since: 10.12.01 From: Aurora, IL Since last post: 13 hours Last activity: 3 hours # 1 Posted on 27.5.03 1653.09 Reposted on: 27.5.10 1654.30 This is the newsbit floating around (on your friendly neighborhood c&p, but starting from 1wrestling) ----- Goldberg Not Booked For First Ever RAW Only PPV Bad Blood on June 15th will not be the first ever RAW only PPV. Actually, the honor will go to the Insurrextion show in Newcastle, England on June 7th. ----- Now, ignoring the deceptive title, there's also the matter of this: Insurrextion 2002 May 4, 2002 in London Wembley Arena drawing 10,500 Shown live on UK PPV Mr. Perfect pinned Goldust. Rob Van Dam beat WWF I-C Champ Eddie Guerrero (11:23) via DQ. Trish Stratus & Jacquelyn beat Molly Holly & Jazz (7:40) when Jacquelyn pinned Holly. X-Pac pinned Bradshaw (8:47). Booker T pinned Steven Richards (10:32) to win the WWF Hardcore Title. After the match, the following wrestlers won the title: Crash Holly, Booker T, and Steven Richards. Matt & Jeff Hardy beat Brock Lesnar & Shawn Stasiak (6:54) when Jeff pinned Stasiak. WWF European Champ Spike Dudley pinned William Regal (4:56). Steve Austin pinned The Big Show (16:00). Ric Flair was the special referee. Triple H pinned The Undertaker (14:29). ---- I haven't seen the 1wrestling version of this story, but I hope they put that comment right next to a smarmy "JR didn't rememeber a non-match from 13 years ago!" comment, for irony's sake. Promote this thread!
SchippeWreck Banger Level: 103 Posts: 271/2861 EXP: 11263713 For next: 207732 Since: 26.3.03 From: Glendale, CA Since last post: 245 days Last activity: 101 days # 2 Posted on 27.5.03 1713.34 Reposted on: 27.5.10 1715.20 And what about all those PPVs from before Smackdown started airing? Aren't those "Raw-only" shows? ;-)
Big Bad Scrapple Level: 153 Posts: 1287/7035 EXP: 45185376 For next: 138131 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 9 hours # 3 Posted on 28.5.03 0055.52 Reposted on: 28.5.10 0056.13 Of course not! You're forgetting about Sunday Night Heat and WWF Superstars
OlFuzzyBastard Knackwurst Level: 107 Posts: 1417/3063 EXP: 12854223 For next: 237130 Since: 28.4.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 253 days Last activity: 229 days
AIM: # 4 Posted on 28.5.03 1135.43 Reposted on: 28.5.10 1138.49 If I could play Devil's Advocate for a moment - at the time of that PPV, HHH was on the Smackdown roster, so in the most technical sense, it wasn't a RAW-only PPV. (Just like how Booker T made a guest appearance at Rebellion towards the end of 2002.) I know, I know, it's all nitpicking...
CANADIAN BULLDOG Andouille Level: 88 Posts: 339/1962 EXP: 6408996 For next: 241694 Since: 5.3.03 From: TORONTO Since last post: 1734 days Last activity: 1733 days
ICQ: # 5 Posted on 28.5.03 1226.52 Reposted on: 28.5.10 1229.01 What I don't like about it (at least the 1wrestling version I spotted yesterday) is they have in big letters something like: GOLDBERG WON'T BE AT FIRST-EVER RAW PPV And they KNOW that most people will be thinking that he's no-showing Bad Blood. If they dispute that, why not just write `Goldberg not to be at UK only PPV' or something like that? It's all about the clicks, I guess...
SchippeWreck Banger Level: 103 Posts: 291/2861 EXP: 11263713 For next: 207732 Since: 26.3.03 From: Glendale, CA Since last post: 245 days Last activity: 101 days # 6 Posted on 3.6.03 1433.05 Reposted on: 3.6.10 1435.31 And it was just announced that Goldberg WILL be appearing at Insurextion...in the main event, no less! (Sorry to revive this thread after like 6 days, but I thought this was a good point to finish it off with.)
tomvejada Andouille Level: 94 Posts: 1926/2247 EXP: 8157736 For next: 198952 Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 5262 days Last activity: 5262 days # 7 Posted on 3.6.03 1735.24 Reposted on: 3.6.10 1735.30 According to 1wrestling.com, he's been replaced by Scott Steiner.
Nate The Snake Liverwurst Level: 70 Posts: 517/1136 EXP: 2930606 For next: 85220 Since: 9.1.02 From: Wichita, Ks Since last post: 4937 days Last activity: 4407 days
AIM: # 8 Posted on 3.6.03 2118.50 Reposted on: 3.6.10 2126.36 Originally posted by tomvejada According to 1wrestling.com, he's been replaced by Scott Steiner. Ouch. I think I'd rather them scrap the match altogether.
The Great Thomas Sujuk Level: 66 Posts: 686/1007 EXP: 2412409 For next: 49455 Since: 17.6.02 From: Miami, Florida Since last post: 4565 days Last activity: 4565 days # 9 Posted on 4.6.03 2237.24 Reposted on: 4.6.10 2239.36 Steiner? Oh, how nice. The UK main event's being saddled with a roided-out hyper-American patriot. Or does Vinnie Mac think the Brits will welcome him with open arms, since Bush and Blair are so "buddy-buddy" with each other?
Captain Ferret Polska kielbasa Level: 27 Posts: 65/125 EXP: 104680 For next: 11480 Since: 14.9.02 From: Manchester Since last post: 576 days Last activity: 65 days # 10 Posted on 8.6.03 1406.21 Reposted on: 8.6.10 1406.51 Neither Goldberg nor Scott Steiner wre in the main event. It was a street fight between Nash and HHH. In fact it seemed like a run through for Bad Blood, the match line up was so similar.
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