Details On Hardy/Edge Mention At ECW PPV; Backstage Comments

Tim Brown

Source: PWTorch Newsletter

— A lot of ECW wrestlers agreed with RVD’s feelings that WWE wrestlers should not have been at the ECW PPV. “Vince didn’t fear the show being unsuccessful without WWE wrestlers, he feared that it would be successful without WWE wrestlers.” speculates one ECW wrestler.

— When talking about the future of ECW in WWE, one wrestler said: “Given the political forces within WWE that have disdain for ECW, this show will have to do so well financially that Vince cannot justify not holding another ECW-branded event.”

— Paul Heyman spoke to Edge in advance about saying the Matt Hardy line in his promo, which explains how Edge knew when to have the water ready in his mouth for the reaction. Aside from that, neither Heyman nor RVD got approval from anyone else for the comments they made.

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