ECW Hardcore Heaven 1999 | ECW Saturday Night RetroView

On May 16th, 1999 Extreme Championship Wrestling aired ECW Hardcore Heaven. We were witness to nine matches. These included one dark match and eight on the main show. Fans were also treated to four title matches as well.

These matches included two ECW World Heavyweight title matches, one ECW World Tag Team Title match, and one for the ECW World Television title.

Skull Von Crush defeated Danny Doering (Dark Match)

ECW Hardcore Heaven 1999
ECW World Heavyweight Title Match

Taz (c) vs. Chris Candido

Taz uses punches, stomps, and a release German suplex before Chris Candido answers with a boot in the corner but it isn’t enough. Taz rebounds with a head and arm Tazplex then Candido rallies again.

He kicks Taz and nails a powerbomb with Taz down Candido attempts a flying headbutt but misses it so Taz capitalizes with a t-bone Tazplex and locks in the Tazmission for the win.

Winner: AND STILL ECW World Heavyweight Champion: Taz (1:10)

ECW Hardcore Heaven 1999
ECW World Tag Team Titles Match

Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh Ray & D Von) (c) vs. Balls Mahoney & Spike Dudley

Spike Dudley hits a double low blow then he & Balls Mahoney do their finishers in stereo, but it only gets a two-count. Then Mahoney and the Dudleys toss Spike back & forth until the Dudleys dump him outside while Mahoney fends off D Von Dudley as Spike recovers and targets Buh Buh Ray Dudley.

They fight in the corner over a table. Spike attempts a Frankensteiner only for Buh Buh to turn it into a Buh Buh Bomb on the table, then goes for the cover, but Mahoney breaks the count but he can’t stop a 3D on Spike, then they go for the cover, but Mahoney breaks it up with a chair shot.

This draws Joel Gertner & Sign Guy Dudley into the ring & Gertner throws a chair shot and flings lit matches at Mahoney, but Mahoney has a better idea. He drinks lighter fluid and spits fire in Gertner’s face, but this allows The Dudleys to hit Mahoney with 3D to get the win.

Winners: AND STILL ECW World Tag Team Champions: Dudley Boyz (7:48)

ECW Hardcore Heaven 1999
Super Crazy vs. Taka Michinoku

Super Crazy & Taka Michinoku trade dropkicks and takedowns until both men regroup. Then Michinoku frustrates Super Crazy with more dropkicks before Crazy grabs sleeper holds, but Michinoku counters with a Russian leg sweep. Then Michinoku connects with some tornado DDTs before Crazy turns the 2nd one into a sit-out powerbomb.

Crazy climbs, only for Michinoku to catch him with a springboard Frankensteiner before he continues with his springboard plancha. Then they fight in the crowd, and Crazy does an Asai Moonsault into the fans then Crazy targets the leg, but Michinoku responds with an enziguri before he misses a moonsault.

Crazy connects with triple moonsaults then Michinoku dropkicks him out of the air and nails Michinoku Driver. Then he tries to go for a cover, but Crazy turns it into a DDT then Crazy blocks a hurricanrana followed by 2 power bombs to score the win.

Winner: Super Crazy (8:28)

ECW Hardcore Heaven 1999
Yoshihiro Tajiri vs. Little Guido

Yoshihiro Tajiri & Little Guido exchange slaps and submissions until Tajiri regroups, then Tajiri sidesteps Guido’s slingshot crossbody before Tajiri lands a plancha onto Guido & Big Sal then they fight in the ropes. Guido blocks a sunset flip, but Tajiri does the Tarantula.

Sal stops him before they head to the ramp & Guido does a drop toe hold and springboard leg drop. Then he also catches a leaping Tajiri with a Fujiwara Armbar before Guido distracts the ref while Sal gives Tajiri a power slam.

Guido counters a hurricanrana with a powerbomb, then a Sicilian Crab attempt follows but fails so Guido tries a cross armbreaker. Tajiri almost scores the win with a dragon suplex.

Tajiri puts him in a tree of woe and nails a baseball slide, then he kicks Sal off the apron and nails Guido with a brainbuster for the win.

Winner: Yoshihiro Tajiri (11:06)

ECW Hardcore Heaven 1999
Lance Storm vs. Tommy Dreamer

Lance Storm & Tommy Dreamer scuffle in and out of the ring and on the ramp, then Dreamer & Storm exchange trash can lid shots and DDTs then they introduce a chair. Storm counters Dreamer’s DDT into an STO on the weapon. He also wedges it between the ropes, and both men fall victim to it.

Dreamer throws a section of guardrail into the ring, then Storm crotches Tommy on it, but he crashes on a missed dive. Then they fight on the apron until Dreamer backdrops Storm onto a table, but Storm answers with chair shots and whips Dreamer with his belt & which busted Dreamer open, so Storm targets the cut.

We get some ladder antics as Dreamer avoids a baseball slide and places the ladder on Storm’s head, then he hammers the ladder in the corner with a chair, and then they grab another table, but tis time Dreamer nails Spicolli Driver through it.

Cyrus & Dawn Marie enters the ring for interference, but Francine gives Cyrus a Bronco Buster. Then she gets into a catfight with Marie, and Dreamer plants Dawn with a piledriver, but this allows Storm to put a can on Dreamer’s head and then follows it with a flying wheel kick to the can for the win.

Winner: Lance Storm (13:40)

ECW Hardcore Heaven 1999
ECW Television Title Match

Rob Van Dam (c) vs. Jerry Lynn

Rob Van Dam & Jerry Lynn starts this match off with some mat wrestling and reversals until they reach a stalemate then Lynn capitalizes with a plancha, guillotine leg drop, and a diving bulldog, then Lynn avoids a Van Daminator, but RVD dazes Lynn when he dropkicks him to the floor. RVD pounces with a jumping clothesline over the railing.

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We get more reversals and pin attempts until Lynn grabs a table. RVD avoids it and nails Van Daminators. RVD follows with his guillotine leg drop off the apron & it leads to more fighting around the table. Lynn finally puts RVD through it with a sunset bomb from the ring.

Fonzie interjects, so Lynn throws a chair at his head. Then after more back & forth, Lynn scores his own Van Daminator and then goes for the cover, but it got a 2 count, and they exchange more pins. RVD blocks a cradle piledriver and lands a split-legged moonsault.

He continues with the Five Star Frog Splash, but Lynn cradles him in a desperate pin for a 2 count before RVD hits Van Daminator follows a 5 Star Frog Splash for the victory.

Winner: AND STILL Television Champion: Rob Van Dam (26:57)

ECW Hardcore Heaven 1999
Sid Vicious vs. Justin Credible

Sid Vicious presses Justin Credible into the air and lets him drop, then he whips Credible into an upside-down bump and tosses him over the ropes. Then back in the ring, Credible begs off and offers a handshake, but Sid kicks him and attempts a powerbomb, but Jason stops him.

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Sid faces Jason he cowers, so Sid powerbombs him & this allows Credible to whack Sid with a cane, but he no sold it as Sid connects with a chokeslam & out comes Lance Storm. He prevents a 2nd powerbomb with a springboard axe handle.

Storm gets laid out with a chokeslam for his trouble, then Credible slings powder in Sid’s eyes, and Impact Players double-team him, so the ref has enough and throws out the contest.

Winner: No One (No Contest) (2:01)

ECW Hardcore Heaven 1999
ECW World Heavyweight Title Falls Count Anywhere Match

Taz (c) vs. Buh Buh Ray Dudley

Buh Buh Ray Dudley jumps Taz while Sign Guy Dudley distracts him as they brawl to the ramp, where Taz whacks Buh Buh with a sign. Then they head into the crowd & Buh Buh rams him into an equipment case. Then they spill into the concourse only to turn around and return to the ring.

Back inside the ring, Taz lands a 2nd rope Tazplex, so D-Von intervenes & he gives Taz a reverse DDT. Then Buh Buh takes over with an avalanche attack and a side slam then he calls for tables.

Taz dares him to bring it, but referee John Finnegan gets in their way, so they put him through a table. Another ref arrives as we see a Buh Buh Bomb, but it gets a two-count before The Dudleys do their back suplex/neckbreaker combo, then another cover, but Taz kicks out.

The Dudley Boyz try to go for a 3D, but Taz turns it into a DDT and suplexes Buh Buh through a table. Then Taz avoids a Samoan Drop and locks in Tazmission for the win.

Winner: AND STILL ECW World Heavyweight Champion: Taz (12:17)