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ECW – April 5, 1993


Eastern Championship Wrestling

April 5, 1993
Philadelphia, PA
Commentators: Jay Sulli, Stevie Wonderful, & Terry Funk

The show opens with Jay Sulli looking terrified as he introduces Tod Gordon, who talks about the ECW Television Title tournament. Tod Gordon goes to introduce the third announcer, and Eddie Gilbert comes out. Instead, he introduces Terry Funk! (The original broadcast had a clip from a television show that Terry Funk was a part of. Terry Funk comes out, and Eddie Gilbert is furious. Right away, they’re building tension between Funk & Gilbert as Funk threatens to beat Gilbert up. Continue reading ECW – April 5, 1993

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ECW – April 12, 1993

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Eastern Championship Wrestling

April 12, 1993
Philadelphia, PA
Commentators: Jay Sulli, Stevie Wonderful, & Terry Funk

Eddie Gilbert tries to take over as guest again, and irritates Terry Funk. Terry Funk considers beating him up. Eddie Gilbert asks Terry to make him leave. Terry Funk takes Eddie Gilbert’s Perrier Water and pours it down his shirt, and Gilbert runs away. Continue reading ECW – April 12, 1993

ECW – April 19, 1993

ecwEastern Championship Wrestling
April 19, 1993
Philadelphia, PA
Commentators: Jay Sulli & Stevie Wonderful & Terry Funk

Eddie Gilbert comes out and apologizes to Terry Funk for mistreating him for the last few weeks, and says he’s sorry. Funk claims he’s not going to turn his back on Gilbert. Continue reading ECW – April 19, 1993

ECW – April 26, 1993

Eastern Championship Wrestling
April 26, 1993
Philadelphia, PA
Commentators: Jay Sulli & Stevie Wonderful

As Sulli and Wonderful introduce the show, Eddie Gilbert comes out to a big pop and comments that he ran Terry Funk out of ECW. He claims that he defeated Terry Funk in an I Quit match, and asks the production guy to role the footage. The footage shows a match between Terry Funk and Gilbert somewhere as they brawled all over the arena. Before we can see what happened, Tod Gordon claims that the rest of it wasn’t allowed due to censorship, but he assures the audience that Terry Funk is not gone from ECW. Continue reading ECW – April 26, 1993

WWF vs WCW vs ECW – April 1993

WWF vs. WCW vs. ECW
April 1993
Ratings Comparison

WCW WWF ECW
April 3 – 2.5/5 April 5 – 1.5/5 April 5 – 1/5
April 10 – 2/5 April 12 – -1/5 April 12 – 1.5/5
April 17 – 2.5/5 April 19 – 2/5 April 19 – 2/5
April 24 – 4/5 April 26 – DUD April 26 – 1.5/5

Continue reading WWF vs WCW vs ECW – April 1993

ECW – May 11, 1993 Review

Eastern Championship Wrestling
May 11, 1993
Philadelphia, PA
Commentators: Jay Sulli & Stevie Wonderful

Tod Gordon opens the show with Jay Sulli, and Gordon runs down the matches of the night.

Paul E. Dangerously comes out and says that the chain match between Funk & Gilbert isn’t going to happen. Gordon claims that the contract is signed, and Paul can deal with his lawyers, and he will be disappointed. Paul then cuts an amazing promo, saying the only one who ever disappointed him was Gordon’s wife. He then talks about how this is personal, and he’s going to take the whole promotion apart. This was an absolutely killer promo, and you can hear the buzz in the crowd after it. Things are picking up. Continue reading ECW – May 11, 1993 Review