FCW TV Report
Episode 14, 1/4/2009
Report by Richard Trionfo
Your announcers are Dusty Rhodes and Josh ‘Joined in Progress’ Mathews.
Match Number One: DH Smith and TJ Wilson versus Johnny Curtis and Tyler Reks
Curtis with a side Russian leg sweep to Wilson for a near fall. Smith tags in and hits a power slam for a two count. Smith tries for a slam, but Curtis gets out of the hold and hits a spinning heel kick. Smith blocks a suplex and Smith hits a German suplex and bridge for a near fall but Reks breaks up the cover. Smith attacks Reks and sends him to the floor. Smith with a leg drop and Wilson is tagged in and Wilson hits a springboard elbow drop for a two count. Wilson with an Irish whip but Curtis gets his boots up for a charging Wilson. Curtis puts Wilson on the top turnbuckle and he knocks Smith off the apron when he tries to interfere. Reks slides to the floor to go after Smith while Curtis hits a super Falcon Arrow for a three count.
Winners: Johnny Curtis and Tyler Reks
After the match, Reks and Curtis celebrate in the ring and then it goes to the floor where Angela ask them about their win. Johnny says that they wanted to stand out and they are doing it as the Florida Tag Team Champions. Tyler says that they are going to lay the titles on the line any place and any time.
We have a Best of FCW clip from the FCW Diva Twist Off when it turned into a cat fight.
Santino Marella comes out and he has a mic and a bowl with a lot of pieces of paper in it. Santino reminds us about the announcement of the Queen of FCW Tournament. He has the names of the contestants. Out first is Rosa Mendez. She is followed by Wesley Holiday, Jenny Cash, Veronica, Tiffany, Alicia Fox, Senorita Mexico, and Angela. Santino says that he is going to pick two names and they will be the first competitors. Those names are Rosa Mendez and Angela.
Rosa punches Angela but Angela punches back and it is a catfight. The other girls join in and then they are interrupted by a video package about the Prophecy.
We are back with a clip of the match when TJ Wilson and DH Smith defeated Joe Hennig and Sebastian Slater for the FCW Tag Titles.
Match Number Two: Yamamoto versus Hade Vansen
Yamamoto with kicks in the air and Vansen backs into the ropes. Vansen with a kick and hammer lock into a cravate. Yamamoto with kicks to the arm but Vansen blocks the third one. Yamamoto with a spinning heel kick and then he hits a snap elbow drop for a near fall. Vansen goes to the floor and Yamamoto waits for him to return to the ring but he gets anxious and he tries to bring Vansen into the ring. Vansen pulls Yamamoto down and slams his leg into the apron. Vansen punches Yamamoto and returns to the ring. Vansen with a European uppercut followed by a back elbow for a near fall. Vansen with a reverse chin lock but Yamamoto with elbows to get out of the hold. Vansen with kicks to Yamamoto followed by a European uppercut. Vansen with an Irish whip but he charges into a boot and Yamamoto avoids him. Yamamoto with kicks that take Vansen to the mat. Yamamoto with an Irish whip and knees into the corner. Yamamoto tries for a Shining Wizard but Vansen blocks it and rolls through into a DDT for the three count.
We are back with a look at the pull apart between Joe Hennig and Sheamus O’Shaunessy.
Match Number Three: Jack Swagger, Gavin Spears, and Dolph Ziggler versus Ricky Ortiz, Kizarny, and Scotty Goldman
Goldman and Spears start things off but Spears with a kick to the midsection followed by a punch. Goldman boxes Spears’s ears and then Kizarny comes in and they hit a double airplane spin. All three men are dizzy and then Kizarny with a head butt. Swagger distracts Kizarny and Dolph Ziggler introduces his knee to Kizarny’s back. Spears with a side Russian leg sweep and then he tags in Swagger who runs Kizarny into the corner and tags in Ziggler who kicks Kizarny in the ribs. Ziggler with a snap mare and elbow drop for a near fall. Swagger tags in and he kicks Kizarny in the ribs and runs him into the turnbuckles. Swagger gets Kizarny up for a power slam, but Kizarny gets out of the hold and Kizarny is able to make the tag to Ortiz. Ortiz a knee to Swagger’s chest followed by a drop kick. Ortiz with another drop kick and a flying forearm and a running shoulder tackle for a near fall. Swagger with a knee to the midsection and then he sends Ortiz over the top rope but he lands on the apron. Ortiz kicks Spears away and then he gets punched by Swagger and then Swagger with a neck breaker but Ortiz gets his foot on the ropes. Spears with a short arm clothesline and then he stomps on Ortiz’s chest. Ortiz with forearms, but Spears with a drop toe hold and Swagger is tagged in for a series of elbow drops and a near fall. Swagger works on Ortiz’s neck but Ortiz gets to his feet. Swagger with a neck breaker to Ortiz.
Ziggler tags in and he kicks Ortiz and punches him. Ziggler with a snap mare and sets for the leaping elbow drop but Ziggler misses when Ortiz moves. Ziggler with a kick to the midsection to stop Ortiz from making the tag. Spears tags in and he punches Ortiz in the ribs. Spears knocks Goldman off the apron and then the referee deals with Kizarny to make sure that he keeps Ortiz in the ring. Ziggler tags in and he kicks Ortiz. Ziggler throws Ortiz to the mat by his hair and then he puts Ortiz in a rear chin lock. Ortiz with a drop kick and Goldman is tagged in and he punches Ziggler. Swagger tries to interfere but Goldman with an elbow followed by a kick that sends Swagger into the corner. Goldman with the flying butt bump into the corner. Goldman with a running forearm to Ziggler’s head. Kizarny from the apron onto Swagger. Spears takes Goldman down and then Ortiz tries to help but he is thrown over the top rope to the floor. Goldman with a forearm to Spears. Goldman gets Ziggler up in an atomic drop position but throws him to the mat, but Goldman does not know that Spears made the blind tag. Spears is sent into Ziggler and then Goldman hits Eat the Feet for the three count.
Winners: Scotty Goldman featuring Ricky Ortiz and Kizarny
We see another Best of FCW clip of Byron Saxton getting FUed by John Cena.
We see another Best of FCW clip when Johnny Curtis hits a flip dive from the top turnbuckle.
Match Number Four: Drew McIntyre versus Eric Escobar versus Sheamus O’Shaunessy versus Joe Hennig for the FCW Title
Sheamus goes after Hennig as the bell rings while McIntyre and Escobar battle. Hennig and Escobar are in control and they try to Irish whip McIntyre and Sheamus into each other, but McIntyre drops down and Sheamus hits a shoulder tackle on Escobar. Sheamus punches Hennig and then McIntyre joins in and they kick Hennig and throw him into the turnbuckles. They hit a double shoulder tackle on Hennig. Escobar returns to the ring and he punches Sheamus and McIntyre. McIntyre with an Irish whip but Sheamus runs into a boot and Escobar with a clothesline to McIntyre. Hennig and Escobar clothesline McIntyre over the top rope and then they hit a double drop kick that sends Sheamus to the floor as well. Hennig is pulled to the floor by McIntyre and he gets double teamed by Sheamus and McIntyre. Escobar with a pescado onto McIntyre and Sheamus as we go to commercial.
We are back and McIntyre and Sheamus are still outside the ring. Escobar keeps them from re-entering the ring but Hennig with a school boy to Escobar for a two count. Escobar and Hennig have words. Escobar and Hennig exchange punches with Escobar getting the advantage. Escobar and Hennig with clotheslines and McIntyre tries to take advantage by getting a near fall on Hennig. Sheamus and McIntyre argue and Sheamus punches McIntyre for a near fall. Sheamus and McIntyre continue to exchange punches. McIntyre with an Irish whip and then he hits a running forearm into the corner that sends him to the apron. McIntyre goes up top and Hennig drop kicks Sheamus and Sheamus goes into the corner and that crotches McIntyre. Hennig with a rollup on Sheamus but Escobar breaks it up. Escobar punches McIntyre and then he tries for a superplex and hits it. Escobar covers McIntyre but Sheamus breaks up the cover. Sheamus kicks Escobar out of the ring while Hennig covers McIntyre. Sheamus with a head butt to Escobar on the floor while McIntyre with a double underhook and a snap suplex for a two count. Hennig with a belly-to-back suplex to McIntyre while Sheamus and Escobar continue to fight on the floor. Sheamus sends Escobar into the apron. McIntyre with a forearm to Sheamus that knocks him off the apron. McIntyre with a butterfly suplex for a near fall. Escobar punches McIntyre while Sheamus kicks Hennig. Escobar with a leg lariat and a two count. Sheamus with a suplex to McIntyre for a near fall but Hennig breaks up the cover. Hennig with a drop kick that sends McIntyre out of the ring. Sheamus with a rear chin lock on Hennig and Escobar with a rear chin lock on Sheamus. McIntyre with a kick to the back of Escobar. McIntyre with a short arm clothesline on Sheamus for a near fall. McIntyre with punches to Hennig followed by a European uppercut and a near fall. Sheamus punches McIntyre but Escobar kicks Sheamus out of the ring. Escobar goes out after Sheamus and rolls him back into the ring for a near fall. Sheamus with a double leg take down and he punches McIntyre. Hennig sets for the Son of Perfectplex and he hits it but McIntyre breaks up the cover. Escobar punches McIntyre and chops him. McIntyre with a Flatliner but Hennig gets McIntyre set for a Son of Perfectplex, but Sheamus with a boot to McIntyre. Hennig with a spear to Sheamus and they fight to the floor. Escobar covers McIntyre and gets the three count.
Winner: Eric Escobar