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Jun 10, 2010 - 1:02:27 AM
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FCW House Show Report
June 9, 2010
Report by Adam Mize, PWTorch Reader
Here's a brief report on the FCW show in Melbourne on Wednesday night since it involves the NXT Invasion angle from WWE TV.
In the main event, Christian and Heath Slater were scheduled to face The Miz and Daniel Bryan. They announced Christian and Heath Slater, but only Christian came to the ring. In a funny aside, they played Christian's old music and he began his promo by thanking FCW for keeping their music up-to-date.
Christian recapped the events from Monday and said how disappointed he was with Slater. A "Cena Sucks" chant broke out and Christian said he'd have to disagree since Cena is the WWE champion. He then demanded that Slater come out and explain himself.
Slater basically said that he didn't get the proper advice from Christian, as evidenced by the fact that he only came in fourth on the show. He said Christian never had the right answers for him. As he was cutting this promo, Daniel Bryan ran to the stage and attacked Christian from behind. At some point, they took the "gang" arm bands from their tights, put them on and said to each other, "This is what it's all about," or something to that effect. They began beating Christian down and The Miz ran out to make the save.
The Miz said that he doesn't always see eye to eye with Christian, but the Pros have to stick together tonight. He played face the rest of the night and the crowd was actually very into him. Miz had the idea that the Pros should team up and teach the Rookies a lesson.
Christian & The Miz vs. Daniel Bryan & Heath Slater went to a No Contest. A nice match ensued, as Slater and Bryan seem to have taken well to their psycho heel roles. About 15 minutes or so into the match, the rest of the Rookies began to creep to the stage. They surrounded the ring similar to Monday and Miz and Christian got back-to-back in the middle of the ring. A funny moment happened when the ref pulled off his shirt and offered to fight next to Christian and Miz. He was quickly thrown from the ring and the Rookies beat Christian and Miz.
They began to rip off the ring aprons, throw stairs, and broke a glass vase near ringside (which appeared to annoy the agent, who I believe was Tom Prichard). They didn't do as much damage as Monday, but it was still pretty well-done.
The scene at the end was a cool one as Wade Barrett stood at the top of a raised stage and assessed the carnage as the other Rookies caused damage. The show ended with the eight Rookies standing on the stage and looking over the damage.
Some other notes from the show: Jamie Noble defeated Tyler Reks in a very good match and the crowd loved him, as he lives in Melbourne. I spotted Shad Gaspard and Abraham Washington, but they didn't wrestle. Plenty of the NXT Season Two Rookies were in action, as well as Yoshi Tatsu and the Uso Brothers.
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