ECW Living Dangerously 1999 | ECW Saturday Night RetroView

On March 21st, 1999, Extreme Championship Wrestling aired the 2nd annual Living Dangerously with ECW Living Dangerously 1999. Fans were witness to nine matches (one dark & eight on PPV) as the main event is a Unification Extreme Death Match as ECW World Heavyweight Champion Taz & FTW Champion Sabu faced off & we also got the Television Title on the line as RVD defends against Jerry Lynn.

ECW Living Dangerously 1999
Nova & Chris Chetti defeated Danny Doering & Amish Roadkill (Dark Match)

ECW Living Dangerously 1999
Super Crazy vs. Yoshihiro Tajiri 

The match starts off with some mat wrestling, then arm wringers, and a knuckle lock. Then they try monkey flips, but both men counter them. Tajiri also avoids a moonsault, and we get a stalemate. Tajiri hits a handspring elbow and takes the fight to the ramp. Then he nails a somersault plancha and an Asai Moonsault.

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Crazy rebounds with a slingshot sunset flip and a springboard moonsault to the ramp. Back in the ring, Crazy goes to the springboard moonsault too many times before Tajiri raises his knees on the last one. Tajiri follows it up with a Buzzsaw Kick and puts Crazy in a tree of woe. Then he drills Crazy with a baseball slide.

Crazy crashes on a springboard, so Tajiri does suplexes before Crazy counters one and lands a sit-out powerbomb, then he tries another. Tajiri reverses it into a hurricanrana, but Crazy flips into a pin for the win.

Winner: Super Crazy (9:55)

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Balls Mahoney vs. Steve Corino

Balls Mahoney hits Steve Corino with strikes, then a backdrop & clotheslines, then he charges at Corino, but Mahoney tumbles outside when Corino ducks. Corino capitalizes with a baseball slide. He then acts like he’s going to do a slingshot crossbody. Corino says the fans don’t deserve it, but he does the move. Balls catches him and whips Steve into Axl’s clothesline.

Back inside the ring, Mahoney lands a Frog Splash, but he only gets a two-count. Then after arguing with the ref, Mahoney misses a New Jersey Jam, so Corino follows with a leg lariat and a superkick, then grabs a chair and asks the fans if they want a chair shot.

Corino feigns using it, but he sits the chair down and does a chinlock, but Mahoney escapes & nails a superkick and, takes the chair & drills Corino with a chair shot for the win.

Winner: Balls Mahoney (3:56)

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Little Guido vs. Antifaz Del Norte

Little Guido & Antifaz Del Norte trade shoves and slaps before doing some mat wrestling, then Del Norte does a springboard arm drag, springboard dropkick, and corkscrew plancha.

Del Norte follows with a springboard sunset flip. Guido scores a powerbomb, but Del Norte rebounds with a sit-out gourd buster before they fight on the second rope. Guido lands an Italian Leg Sweep, then Guido keeps taunting the fans & which allows Del Norte to roll Guido up and grab a chinlock.

Guido breaks free, but he eats a springboard cannonball and a wheel kick. Then Del Norte looks for a slingshot crossbody, only for Sal to catch him & he slams Del Norte on a table and rolls him inside. Guido capitalizes with a springboard leg drop and the Sicilian Crab for the victory.

Winner: Little Guido (5:37)

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ECW TV Title Match
Rob Van Dam (c) vs. Jerry Lynn

The match starts off with Rob Van Dam & Jerry Lynn do some mat wrestling, reversals, and evasions until there is a stalemate then the action spills outside. Lynn does a cannonball off the apron before they scuffle at the rail before both men do moves off and over the railing. Lynn comes up limping. RVD introduces a chair then they suplex and powerbomb each other onto the weapon.

Fonzie intervenes with another chair, but Lynn evades him, then leg drops RVD onto the chair after avoiding a Van Daminator & that leads to fighting on the top rope with the weapon. RVD hits a Van Daminator as he falls, and Lynn crashes on a table.

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When they finally get Lynn in the ring, we get more chair antics before they also trade pin attempts. Lynn plants RVD on a table with a tornado DDT, but it didn’t break. Then they fight back & forth, but the time expires.

The ref tries to award the bout to Lynn but Lynn doesn’t want it that way. He calls for 5 more minutes. RVD is reluctant until he hears the ref wants to give the win to Lynn. He agrees to the restart.

Lynn hits a dropkick and a piledriver, but RVD kicks out, then Fonzie tosses a chair at Lynn, so RVD hits Van Daminator, then goes up top & connects with 5 Star Frog Splash to put Lynn away.

Winner: AND STILL Television Champion: Rob Van Dam (22:18)

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New Jack vs. Mustafa

New Jack hits Mustafa with a crutch and a keyboard, then he also places a road sign on Mustafa’s crotch and whacks it with a golf club. Mustafa answers with various weapons. He uses a toy lawn mower, a bucket, and a cookie sheet, then Jack swings another keyboard and a guitar, but Mustafa throws a low blow & this leads to fighting in the crowd.

They throw punches and kicks until they reach an exit. New Jack sets up a table, smacks Mustafa with a chair, and tapes him to the plunder. Jack then climbs the stands and dives off the balcony to splash Mustafa through the table.

ECW officials drag both men to the ring so they can finish the fight & when they roll them inside the ring, Jack pins Mustafa to get the win.

Winner: New Jack (9:27)

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Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh Ray & D Von) vs. Spike Dudley & Sid

D Von Dudley prevents Sid from doing a powerbomb to Buh Buh Dudley. Then Dudley Boyz beat him up and tells him he has a pretty mouth before they follow it up with a double clothesline, but Sid ducks it. He grabs them and nails a double chokeslam to the Dudley Boyz.

Sid powerbombs D Von and takes him to the ramp, where he puts D Von on the stretcher while Spike Dudley returns & Spike throws forearms and stands on Buh Buh. He also dumps D Von off the stretcher before returning to Buh Buh. Sid then drops the stretcher on D Von’s back while Spike gives Buh Buh the Acid Drop to get the win.

Winners: Spike Dudley & Sid (11:00)

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Impact Players (Lance Storm & Justin Credible) vs. Tommy Dreamer & Shane Douglas

Tommy Dreamer & Shane Douglas hit double team moves before Dreamer does a drop-toe hold followed by Douglas’ rolling neck snap. They also use a side slam/diving elbow combo, then Dreamer hooks an ab stretch, and Douglas press slams Lance Storm onto Justin Credible’s knee, but Impact Players take control with quick tags and ref distractions.

It continues until Credible crotches himself on a missed baseball slide then Dreamer’s hot tag leads to brawling outside. Dreamer nails a Russian leg sweep, then Cactus Clothesline, and a Dreamer Driver. Then he tries Spicolli Driver, but Storm stops it with a superkick.

Impact Players cuts off Dreamer’s tags and bring him to the ramp & they give Dreamer a double suplex, but Dreamer rallies with a hangman’s neckbreaker and a springboard cutter & it leads to Douglas’ hot tag, but Shane tells Impact Players that he wants to work with them, but it’s a ruse.

Douglas gives them a double-noggin knocker so Dawn Marie low blows him then & her Francine has a brawl. Francine wins and gets a ladder from the back. Dreamer & Douglas drop Credible on it then they also see saw the ladder into Impact Players’ faces.

Dreamer DDTs Credible on Storm’s crotch. Douglas follows with a belly 2 belly but it only gets a 2 count, so Credible uses a low blow and picks up the cane but Francine grabs it and kicks Credible & this allows Douglas to hit Pittsburgh Plunge for the win.

Winners: Tommy Dreamer & Shane Douglas (18:58)

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Unification Extreme Death Match

Taz (ECW World Heavyweight) vs. Sabu (FTW)

Taz & Sabu do some mat wrestling until Taz gets Sabu in a position for cross faces but Sabu blocks the 1st one but Taz connects with the rest then targets the jaw with a Brooklyn Boot before Sabu responds with a chair then he hits double and triple jump moves into the crowd and off the ramp. Taz answers by throwing Sabu into the fans twice.

Sabu introduces a table, but it backfires when Taz puts him through it with an overhead Tazplex then they take out a cameraman. Sabu’s jaw is bleeding, so Fonzie wants to stop it, but Sabu won’t let him, but Fonzie buys him time by distracting Taz with a chair.

Sabu uses a Camel Clutch and a Super Frankensteiner, then he attempts a hurricanrana, but Taz turns it into a powerbomb but Sabu recovers and sets up 2 more tables & he hits a sunset bomb off the apron, but Sabu’s feet hit the rail.

Sabu puts Taz through a table with a flying splash, then nails an Arabian Facebuster, but Taz rebounds with suplexes. Sabu responds with 2 triple jump attacks, but neither man can get a pin, so Taz does a 2nd rope Tazplex and a Tazplex through a table.

Fonzie can’t take anymore, so he throws in the towel, but Sabu tosses it out again & this allows Taz to grab a Tazmission, so Sabu fights to get out of the submission until he passes out.

Winner: AND & STILL ECW World Heavyweight Champion & NEW FTW Champion: Taz (18:28)