Preview: Lashing out before Backlash
April 24, 2007
ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley wasn’t in action last week, but he made his presence felt. He introduced new Intercontinental Champion Santino Marella, whom he helped to defeat Umaga for the gold the night before on Raw.
This week on ECW on Sci Fi, Lashley will take on Umaga just days before he defends his championship against the Samoan Bulldozer, Mr. McMahon, and Shane McMahon in a 3-on-1 Handicap Match at Backlash. He will battle the savage the day after he and Shane McMahon sent him a message by beating a local British grappler named Robbie Brookside on Raw last night and allowing Mr. McMahon to make the pin.
Is Lashley making a mistake taking on Umaga less than a week before his title defense? And how will the maniacal Chairman’s henchman try to soften the ECW World Champion before Backlash? Find out on ECW on Sci Fi.
The last ECW on Sci Fi should have been a night of celebration for the New Breed, but things didn’t go very well for the young upstarts. CM Punk’s first official night as a member of the New Breed was a bust as his attempt to help Elijah Burke cost him victory in his match against Rob Van Dam.
Meanwhile, in another prominent instance of the New Breed losing at its own game, Tommy Dreamer used the rope for support when he rolled up Kevin Thorn for a victory with Sandman in tag team action against the fanged freak and Marcus Cor Von. This week on ECW on Sci Fi, the New Breed will have a chance to avenge their losses when they, along with Punk, take on the Originals in an Eight-Man Elimination Match. What New Breed combination will take on RVD, Sandman, Dreamer & Sabu? And will CM Punk help lead his new teammates to victory, or will he bring them their third straightedge loss?
Find out the answers to all of these questions and more on the next ECW on Sci Fi on Tuesday at 10/9 CT.
Rob and Eric will have their thoughts on the latest edition of ECW tonight and tomorrow.
Tags: ECW, Previews, WWE