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(1997 Video)

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This was the first professional wrestling pay-per-view event held by Extreme Championship Wrestling. It took place on 13 April 1997 from the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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The match between Taz and Sabu was named "The Grudge Match of the Century".
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There were two dark matches before the show (matches shown only to the audience at the arena and not on PPV). Louie Spicoli defeated Balls Mahoney in the first match. Chris Chetti and JT Smith defeated the FBI ("The Big Don" Tommy Rich and "The Extreme Stud" Little Guido Maritato) in the second one.
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This show marked the PPV debuts for all the wrestlers except for Shane Douglas, who debuted at WCW/NWA Wrestle War (1989) (V); Sabu, who debuted at Halloween Havoc (1995) (V); Terry Funk, who debuted at WWF Wrestling Classic (1985) (TV); and Raven, who debuted at WCW Wrestle War (1992) (V) under the name Scotty Flamingo.
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The show nearly was knocked off the air due to a power issue. ECW never held another PPV at the ECW Arena after this one because of it.
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Terry Funk replaced Tommy Dreamer in the triple threat elimination match due to Dreamer being injured.
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