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#1 Posted on 24.11.04 0920.55
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Follow his amazing career on this 2-disc, 6-hour journey from WCW, to ECW, and finally, WWE, with 16 complete matches, hosted and introduced by RVD himself. Plus...over an hour of bonus features, interviews, promos and more. RVD truly is ONE OF A KIND."

The complete match listing for the DVD set features:

*Robby V vs. Pat Rose
(WCW Saturady Night 23/01/93) - Van Dam's WCW debut

*Robby V vs. Scotty Flamingo (aka Raven)
(WCW Worldwide 08/02/93)

*Rob Van Dam vs. Axl Rotten
(ECW Hardcore TV 05/01/96) - Van Dam's ECW debut

*Rob Van Dam vs. Sabu
(ECW Hostile City Showdown 20/04/96)

Rob Van Dam vs. Sabu - Extreme Death Match
(ECW Hardcore Heaven 22/06/96)

*Sabu & Rob Van Dam vs. The Eliminators
(ECW Crossing The Line 01/02/97)

*Rob Van Dam vs. Lance Storm - Van Dam's PPV debut
(ECW Barely Legal PPV 13/04/97)

*Rob Van Dam vs. Jeff Hardy
(Raw 12/05/97)

*Rob Van Dam vs. Tommy Dreamer - Flag Match
(ECW November to Remember PPV 30/11/97)

*Rob Van Dam vs. Bam Bam Bigelow - ECW World TV championship win
(ECW Hardcore TV 04/04/9

*ECW World Television champion Rob Van Dam vs. Jerry Lynn
(ECW Living Dangerously PPV 21/03/99)

*ECW World Television champion vs. Balls Mahoney
(ECW Anarchy Rulz PPV 16/09/99)

*Rob Van Dam vs. Jerry Lynn - Final ECW PPV
(ECW Guilty as Charged 07/01/01)

Rob Van Dam vs. Jeff Hardy
(WWE Invasion PPV 22/07/01)

*Rob Van Dam vs. Chris Jericho
(WWE King of the Ring PPV 23/06/02)

*Rob Van Dam vs. Christian - Ladder Match
(Raw 29/09/03)
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#2 Posted on 24.11.04 0955.51
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Looks really good, but there are some noticeable omissions from his WWE career, such as the RVD v. Eddie Guerrero ladder match (this was just put on the Guerrero DVD, though, so that may be why it's left out here), RVD v. Jericho from Unforgiven 2001, and RVD v. Chris Benoit from a July 2002 RAW in Greensboro, which are some of his best matches since coming to Titan. Throw in the RVD v. Austin match from a September 2001 SmackDown where Van Dam wins just to round out the disc.

Still, it looks like a great set.

(edited by OMEGA on 24.11.04 1151)
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#3 Posted on 24.11.04 1001.35
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I could live without Axl Rotten's existence in this set (though I understand the purpose of putting that match there), but this looks like an incredible set the rest of the way. Props to them for the two RVD-Sabu matches from 1996, which were some of the better pre-Mr. Monday Night stuff from RVD.
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#4 Posted on 24.11.04 1014.58
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I am pleasantly shocked that they have so much ECW footage in there (and they even acknowledge that he used to be Robby Zee or Vee or whatever in WCW!).

I do agree, though, that there should be something in there from the Austin-Angle-RVD program (perhaps their triple-threat at the PPV?), just to show what kind of an impact they could have had in WWE.

But what's done is done. If that's the lineup, that's tremendous.

Now if I could only get my hands on the ECW DVD here in Canada already....
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#5 Posted on 24.11.04 1023.36
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Now, this is what I expected in the ECW DVD. I was at the Unforgiven match in 2001, it was the best match of the night, plus it was a a whole lot better than the Jericho KOTR match. I would have put in his three way at No Mercy since its the only match he main evented at a PPV minus the elemination chamber. It looks like WWE will be getting more of my money good thing, I opted out of the Taboo Tuesday DVD.
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#6 Posted on 24.11.04 1027.14
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    Originally posted by CANADIAN BULLDOG
    Now if I could only get my hands on the ECW DVD here in Canada already....


I haven't checked, Bulldog, but it's supposed to be here already. According to SLAM!, they said the Canadian release date is the same as the U.S.
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#7 Posted on 24.11.04 1201.55
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Wow, only three WWE matches? And his WCW days as Robbie V? Not a big Van Dam fan, but I may pick this one up.
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#8 Posted on 24.11.04 1219.13
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Pffft... RVD is ok, I guess.

But the DVD that EVERYONE has been waiting for is here, as wXw presents: The Best of Gene Snitsky!
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#9 Posted on 24.11.04 1245.44
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    Originally posted by MARTYEWR
      Originally posted by CANADIAN BULLDOG
      Now if I could only get my hands on the ECW DVD here in Canada already....


    I haven't checked, Bulldog, but it's supposed to be here already. According to SLAM!, they said the Canadian release date is the same as the U.S.


It isn't. At least in Toronto. I checked five stores last night that are usually among the first to carry WWE DVD's, and they said they didn't have a release date yet. That said, I hope you're right....
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#10 Posted on 24.11.04 1558.42
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One match I'm pleasantly surprised to see on that DVD is the match he had with Ballz Mahoney. I always had a soft spot for Xanta Claus' ECW run, as in my opinion he was one of the handful of big men that were entertaining to watch. That particular TV title match was a lot of fun.
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#11 Posted on 24.11.04 1607.09
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Oh man, I HATED that Ballz Mahoney match. It was really dull, slow and spotty, and showed off both mens' weaknesses in the worst possible way. It was also a really poorly-excuted hotshot angle at the end of an otherwise awesome show, which kind of left a sour taste in my mouth. I can't for the life of me figure out why they put it in this set.
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#12 Posted on 24.11.04 1621.13
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Regarding the ECW DVD, the guy at HMV told me it SHOULD be available for this weekend. That is if they can get themselves to opening up the pile of boxes they got in the back.
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#13 Posted on 24.11.04 1837.46
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Wow, I guess I'm not as big a wrestling fan as I thought, since this is the first time I've ever realized that Robby V and RVD were the same person.

That RVD/Jericho match is really good...just ask Y2J. But don't tell him you're an "internet fan."
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