ECW on Sci-Fi Network
Announcers: Todd Grisham & Matt Striker
Location: Kansas City, Missouri | Date: March 24, 2009
Carlito Colon (w/Primo Colon & Nikki Bella) defeated Mike “The Miz” Mizanin (w/John Morrison & Brie Bella): Midway through the match, the Miz & Morrison tried to walk out on the match. General Manager Theodore Long came out and announced that the unification match at WrestleMania 25 would be a Lumberjack match. All of the Lumberjacks came out and chased the Miz back into the ring where he was defeated by Carlito. Lumberjacks included Mike Knox, the Great Khali, Cryme Tyme, Hawkins & Ryder, Vladimir Kozlov, Paul Burchill, Goldust, Jame Noble, William Regal, Chavo Guerrero, Gregory Helms… basically everybody who doesn’t match at the PPV.
HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCEMENT: They announced that Howard Finkel will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame! He will be inducted by Mean Gene Okerland the night before WrestleMania 25!
HIGHLIGHT REEL: John Cena on the “Tonight Show” with Jay Leno..
TAG TEAM MATCH
Tommy Dreamer & Evan Bourne defeated Jack Swagger & Tyson Kidd w/Natalya Neidhart:
IN THE RING (THE VIP LOUNGE)
Montel Vontavious Porter with all of the participants from the Money in the Bank Ladder Match: Montel Vontavious Porter had a big ladder set up in the ring and was surrounded by Christian, C.M. Punk, Kofi Kingston, Shelton Benjamin, Fit Finlay, Kane, and Mark Henry.. There was lots of trash talking to hype the Money in the Bank Ladder match at WrestleMania 25.. It all ended with Kane making his pyro go off and scaring everyone out of the ring!