ECW on Sci-Fi Network
Announcers: Todd Grisham & Matt Striker
Location: Cleveland, Ohio | Date: January 27, 2009
IN THE RING General Manager Theodore Long + ECW World champion Jack Swagger: Theodore Long hyped the Royal Rumble this past Sunday and some there were some developments with somebody from the ECW roster. Long showed clips of Matt Hardy turning on his brother Jeff at Royal Rumble. Long said that Matt requested his release from ECW so he could go to SmackDown!. Long granted the release and wished him luck. Jack Swagger showed up and said he was the new face of the ECW franchise. Swagger said there would be a championship celebration for him later tonight. The Boogeyman interrupted and caused the ECW World champion to retreat quickly..
SINGLES MATCH The Boogeyman vs. Ricky Ortiz: Ricky Ortiz came out and offered the Boogeyman a Ricky-O Rally Towel, but the Boogeyman head-butted him and knocked him out of the ring. Ortiz retreated. What about their match? Is he going heel already?
GENERAL MANAGERS OFFICE General Manager Theodore Long + ECW World champion Jack Swagger: Jack Swagger came in and said somebody stole his ECW championship and wanted to know what Theodore Long was going to do about it. Long said he had a show to run, and told Swagger to ask Tiffany to help him find his championship..
SINGLES MATCH Tiffany & Ricky Ortiz + Jack Swagger: Hornswoggle popped out from under the ring and chased Katie Lea around the ring until Paul chased him back under the ring. Finlay took advantage of this distraction and planted Burchill with a Celtic Cross. Jack Swagger showed up and said Theodore Long told Tiffany to help him find his ECW championship..
SINGLES MATCH “World’s Strongest Man” Mark Henry w/Tony Atlas defeated Tommy Dreamer: Tommy Dreamer’s quest for the ECW World title did not get off on the right foot!
GENERAL MANAGERS OFFICE General Manager Theodore Long + ECW World champion Jack Swagger & Tiffany: Jack Swagger & Tiffany reported to Theodore Long that they failed to track down the stolen ECW championship. Long said he couldn’t believe this was happening and invited Swagger out to the ring so they could get to the bottom of it.
IN THE RING Theodore Long & Tiffany & ECW World champion Jack Swagger + Fit Finlay + Hornswoggle: Theodore Long said the joke was over and ordered whoever stole the ECW title belt to bring it out now. Jack Swagger got impatient and demanded that his championship be returned NOW. Fit Finlay came down and said he didn’t have the title but he thinks he knows who does. Finlay dragged Hornwoggle out from under the ring, who stood up and ran around in circles with the ECW title. Finlay said Hornswoggle was just playing with it. Swagger said he knows Finlay put Hornswoggle up to it. Finlay said if he wanted his title he would have taken it himself. Finlay told Hornswoggle to return the belt, and Swagged shoved Horny down to the mat! Finlay went on the offensive and knocked Swagger out with a shot to the head from his own ECW belt!