WWE taped this week’s edition of ECW at the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Special thanks to Wrestling News World readers Casey Kuftic, Matt Martin, and Josh Isenberg for sending text-message updates.
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* ECW opens with a video promo of ECW Champion Christian vs. Mark Henry.
* Evan Bourne vs. Tyson Kidd is up first.
- Tyson gains control early on. Good mat work throughout. Evan hits a drop kick and adds a Hurricanrana on Kidd. Kidd goes outside to recoup. The match goes back and forth until Finlay comes out and hits Kidd in the leg with the Sheileigh. Bourne hits a perfect Shooting Star Press off the top rope for the win via pinfall.
* A video package is shown of Jack Swagger interfering in last week’s number one contender match.
* Josh Matthews interviews Jack Swagger in the ring. Swagger enters to a loud mix of boos. He is asked why he ruined the match last week. He calls it justice. Swagger goes on to talk about adding prestige to the ECW Championship for three months. He complains about Christian cheating and says it’s not fair. He then says Tommy Dreamer is washed up. Swagger insults Dreamer further by saying that he’s the fat cholesterol of ECW. Dreamer comes out to the ring and attacks him. Swagger escapes and Dreamer stands in the ring demanding him to come back and fight him.
* Tiffany is backstage with Zach Ryder. He says he wants to make an impact. Tiffany announces that Zach will face Finlay on this week’s edition of WWE Superstars.
* Vladimir Kozlov b. Jesse Gilmore (A Local Pittsburgh Jobber) in a squash match.
* Raw rebound with Randy Orton, Legacy, and Shane from last night.
* Gregory Helms interviews Mark Henry. Henry talks about his dominance and he will take what he wants tonight. He refers to Christian as his “victim.”
* ECW Champion Christian & Tommy Dreamer vs. Jack Swagger & Mark Henry
Christian is beaten up by Henry but Swagger and Dreamer run out to interfere. Tiffany makes it a tag team match. Tommy Dreamer gets beaten up by Henry and Swagger. Christian gets the hot tag and starts working on Swagger. He begins to beat down Christian with kicks to the chest. Henry gets the tag and puts a head clamp on Christian. Swagger gets the tag but Christian counters with a suplex. Christian & Swagger go back and forth. Christian tags in Dreamer who punches Swagger and follows with a neck breaker. Henry misses the body splash on Dreamer and hits Swagger. Christian hits a flying drop kick on Henry. Swagger with the Gut Wrench Power Bomb for the three count. Swagger poses as this concludes this week’s edition of ECW on Sci-Fi.