Extreme Championship Wrestling Substitutions
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due to the fact that I have not found time to maintain it properly,
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This is a list of substitutions that the ECW has made on their main events,
and the reasons they have given for them.
The page was initiated by
<HardCoreJRH@aol.com>, inspired by the similar WWF page.
The authors are indicated as follows:
Barely Legal 1997-
Lance Storm substituted for Chris Candido, who was out
with a seperated shoulder.
Terry Funk substituted for Tommy Dreamer in the 3 Way Dance when Dreamer gave
him his spot to go for one last World title.
Hardcore Heaven 1997-
The ECW Tag Team Champions were the Gangstas, but
Mustafa was injured and New Jack was out of contact, so The Dudley Boyz
declared if they didn't show for the PPV, they would get the belts by
default. They did.
Living Dangerously 1998-
W*ING Kanemura was supposed to face Masato Tanaka,
but didn't show and was replaced by Doug Furnas.
Guilty as Charged 1999-
Lance Storm substituted for Masato Tanaka, who had
left the promotion days before, in the TV Title Match with Rob Van Dam.
Hardcore Heaven 1999-
Justin Credible was supposed to wrestle Shane
Douglas, but Douglas didn't show for contractual reasons and was replaced by
Anarchy Rulz 1999-
In the TV Title Match, Rob Van Dam was supposed to
wrestle Johnny Smith, but Smith was attacked by Ballz Mahoney, who then took
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Guilty as Charged 2000-
The match between Rhino and Sandman was removed
from the show. Sandman had a family emergency which he had to attend to.
Living Dangerously 2000-
Sandman again missed this PPV as well as another
match with Rhino. Before their semi-final match for the TV Title, Rhino
speared Sandman's wife Lori Fullington through a table and Sandman took her
to the hospital, forfeiting his match and sending Rhino the finals.
Hardcore Heaven 2000
Tommy Dreamer backed out of the 3 Way Dance for the
World Title with Justin Credible and Lance Storm. Dreamer was attacked
earlier in the night by Credible and chose to preserve his World Title shot
until Heat Wave 2000.