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9/14 WWE Velocity review 2: Nyman's look at weekend show

Sep 16, 2002 - 2:08:00 PM
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WWE Velocity review
September 14, 2002
Telecast on TNN
Report by Pete Nyman, Torch Team Contributor


Announcers: Michael Cole & Marc Loyd.

(1) D-Von beat Shannon Moore. D-Von starts out by choking Shannon Moore. Well, it's not like the kid ever speaks anyway. Shannon Moore hits an armdrag and a spinning wheel kick. Shannon Moore then follows up with a huracanrana, and screws it up, as he falls on his own head. Shannon Moore still pins D-Von for a 2 count. D-Von comes back with a bodyslam and chokes Shannon Moore again. D-Von then hits a snapmare and a flipping neckbreaker. D-Von pins Shannon Moore for a 2 count. D-Von hits another snapmare, puts on a headlock, and then delivers a knee to Shannon Moore's gut. D-Von then hits a huge clothesline and rips off the turnbuckle padding. Shannon Moore backslides D-Von. The referee is trying to put the padding back on, but finally sees the pin and Shannon Moore gets a 2 count. D-Von hits a sidewalk slam. Shannon Moore hits an elbow and a moonsault and pins D-Von for a 2 count. Shannon Moore then hits a flipping swinging neckbreaker and pins D-Von for another 2 count. Shannon Moore then hits a twisting senton. D-Von pulls the turnbuckle padding off again and drops Shannon Moore down on it for the snake eyes and then he hits the Saving Grace and pins Shannon Moore for the 3 count.

[commercial break]

Lugz Boot of the Week: Chris Benoit gets the Crippler Stinkface from Rikishi.

(2) Randy Orton beats Billy Kidman. Lockup to start. Randy Orton puts on a headlock. Randy Orton then hits a drop toe hold into a frontface lock. Billy Kidman then puts on a hammerlock. Randy Orton then puts on a hammerlock. Billy Kidman hits a snapmare and a headscissors. Randy Orton gets a rollup pin for a 2 count. Billy Kidman hits a shoulder knockdown. Yes, on 6'5" Orton he hits a shoulder knockdown. Randy Orton then hits an armdrag and Billy Kidman then hits another armdrag as well. Billy Kidman hits a dropkick and pins Randy Orton for a 2 count. Randy Orton then hits a lame neckbreaker and pins Billy Kidman for a 2 count. Randy Orton puts on an armlock and then hits a dropkick and pins Billy Kidman for a 2 count. Billy Kidman hits a huracanrana and pins Randy Orton for a 2 count. Randy Orton hits a powerslam and pins Billy Kidman for a 2 count. Billy Kidman then hits an Enziguiri and pins Randy Orton for another 2 count. Randy Orton then hits a top rope bulldog. Randy pins Billy Kidman for a 2 count. Randy Orton then hits a crossbody. Orton pins Billy Kidman for another 2 count. Randy Orton goes for a powerbomb but Billy Kidman turns it into an X-Factor. Billy Kidman pins Randy Orton for a 2 count. Billy Kidman then hits a missile dropkick and pins Randy Orton for a 2 count. Randy Orton hits the Play of the Week and pins Billy Kidman for the 3 count.

[commercial break]

All the media attention that Billy & Chuck got is shown. Then the wedding part is shown. One of the best weddings ever, in my opinion.

[commercial break]

(3) Albert beat Funaki. A clip is shown of Albert losing to Billy Kidman last week. Funaki comes out and cuts another award winning promo. Lockup. Albert hits a shoulder knockdown and a sit-out military press. Albert pins Funaki for a 2 count. Albert delivers a knee to the gut. "Shave Your Back" chants for Albert. Funaki gets an eye gouge and grabs the hairs on Albert's back. Funaki hits a Sunset Flip and gets a pin for a 2 count. Albert hits a backbreaker and a gutbuster and pins Funaki for the 3 count.

A replay of the win is shown. Funaki then says he's ok. Albert then beats him up some more.

[commercial break]

JVC Blast of the Night: Sit-Down Interview with The Undertaker and Brock Lesnar.

Highlights are shown of Matt Hardy vs. The Undertaker.

[commercial break]

(4) The Hurricane & Crash Holly beat Jamie Noble & Tajiri. The Hurricane isn't wearing a shirt. The Hurricane & Tajiri start. Lockup. Waistlocks by The Hurricane & Tajiri. The Hurricane puts on an armlock and a headlock. The Hurricane then hits a shoulder knockdown. Tajiri comes back with a kick and a knife edged chop. The Hurricane then hits his own knife edged chop. The Hurricane then steps on Tajiri's groin in the tree of woe position, and then headbutts Jamie Noble into Tajiri's groin. Crash Holly comes in. Tajiri hits a snapmare. Jamie Noble comes in. He hits a short arm clothesline. Tajiri comes back in. Tajiri locks on the Tarantula. Jamie Noble back in. Double dropkick to Crash's temples. Jamie Noble pins Crash for a 2 count. Tajiri comes back in. Tajiri hits the Tree of Woe on Crash Holly. Tajiri hits a snapmare and a headlock. Tajiri then hits a backkick. Tajiri and Crash Holly hit a double clothesline. Jamie Noble & The Hurricane come in. The Hurricane cleans house. The Hurricane gets a pin for a 2 count. The Hurricane then hits the Overcast and the Shining Wizard. Jamie Noble hits a Northern Lights Suplex and gets a pin for a 2 count. Tajiri comes in. Crash Holly comes in. Crash Holly hits a crossbody for a pin and a 2 count. Crash Holly then hits the Styles Clash and pins Tajiri for the 3 count. Dare I say, the Crash Clash?

[end show]

Notes: Sorry for being so late with this report. It was just one of those days yesterday. Anyway, the show was pretty good, and the first 2 matches were new ones to me, I never saw D-Von face Shannon Moore or Randy Orton face Billy Kidman. All 4 men put on a good show. I just wish Funaki would have won, though. Albert is nothing now, besides the usual Shave Your Back chants, but Funaki is Smackdown's #1 Announcer. Albert is just a hairy guy. The main event was nice, and Crash Holly pulls out the Styles Clash. I wonder how AJ Styles feels about that. Send me feedback at Flexholly@aol.com.


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