The Death Valley Driver Presents:
ECW TOP MATCHES OF THE 1990's

General Information
Points were awarded as follows - 30 points for 1st, 25 for 2nd, 20 for 3rd, 17 for 4th, 16 for 5th, etc…
Number Of Votes Received - 22


ECW TOP 20 MATCHES OF THE 90s
1) Raven/Richards vs. The Pitbulls – Gangsters Paradise (9/16/95 - 2/3 Falls Double Dog Collar, Tag Titles) = 251 (3-2-1)
2) Chris Benoit vs. Al Snow - Double Tables (2/4/95) = 245 (1-2-0)
3) Sasuke/Hamada/Yakushiji vs. Togo/Teioh/TAKA - Barely Legal (4/13/97) = 239 (3-2-0)
4) Eddy Guerrero vs. Dean Malenko (8/26/95 2/3 Falls) = 206 (1-2-1)
5) Scorpio vs. C. Jericho vs. Pitbull #2 vs. S. Douglas – Heatwave ‘96 (7/15/96 TV Title) = 177 (0-1-3)
6) 2 Cold Scorpio vs. Sabu – CyberSlam‘96 (2/17/96) = 174 (3-1-0)
7) Eddy Guerrero vs. Dean Malenko – H. C. Showdown ’95 (4/15/95 TV Title) = 166 (3-0-0)
8) Rey Misterio Jr. vs. Psicosis (10/7/95 2/3 falls) = 159 (1-2-1)
9) Cactus Jack /Raven vs. Tommy Dreamer/Terry Funk – NTR ’95 (11/18/95) = 153 (1-1-1)
10) Rey Misterio Jr. vs. Juventud Guerrera – Big Ass Extreme (3/9/96 2/3 falls) = 150 (0-1-1)
11) Masato Tanaka vs. Mike Awesome - Heatwave ‘98 (8/2/98) = 131 (0-2-0)
12) Sabu/Rob Van Dam vs. Eliminators – NTR ’96 (11/16/96) = 128 (2-0-1)
13) Rob Van Dam vs. Jerry Lynn - Hardcore Heaven '99 (5/16/99 TV Title) = 120 (0-0-1)
14) Rey Misterio Jr. vs. Juventud Guerrera - Big Apple Blizzard Blast (2/3/96 Queens, NY) = 109 (1-0-0)
15) Sasuke/Hamada/Naniwa v. Togo/ Teioh/Taka (Webster, MA) = 99
16) Chirs Benoit/Dean Malenko vs Taz/Sabu – Return of the Funker (2/25/95 Tag Title) = 94 (0-0-1)
17) Eddy Guerrero vs. Dean Malenko - Enter Sandman (5/13/95 TV Title) = 93 (0-1-1)
18) 2 Cold Scorpio vs. Eddy Guerrero - Three Way Dance (4/8/95) = 93 (1-1-1)
19) Mike Awesome vs. Masato Tanaka TNN (12/31/99 World Title) = 85
20) Rob Van Dam vs. Jerry Lynn - TNN (9/10/99) = 85


OTHER MATCHES RECEIVING VOTES
2 Cold Scorpio vs. Chris Jericho - The Doctor Is In (8/3/96) = 74 (0-0-1)
Sabu vs. Terry Funk - Born To Be Wired (8/9/97 World Title) = 74 (0-0-1)
Rey Misterio Jr. vs. Psicosis – NTR ’95 (11/18/95 Mexican Death Match) = 72
Taz vs. Masato Tanaka vs. Mike Awesome - Anarchy Rulz (9/19/99 World Title) = 71 (1-0-0)
Shane Douglas vs. 2 Cold Scorpio - Matter of Respect ’96 (5/11/96 TV Title) = 68
Sabu vs. Rob Van Dam – The Doctor’s In (8/3/96 Stretcher Match) = 65
Rob Van Dam vs. Jerry Lynn – Living Dangerously ’99 (3/21/99) = 63
Rob Van Dam vs. Bam Bam Bigelow (4/4/98 TV Title Buffalo, NY) = 60 (0-1-0)
Rey Misterio Jr. vs. Psicosis – Gangsta’s Paradise (9/16/95) = 58 (0-0-1)
Lance Storm vs. Jerry Lynn – Anarchy Rulz (9/19/99) = 53 (0-0-1)
Raven vs. Tommy Dreamer - Wrestlepalooza '97 (6/9/97) = 52 (0-1-1)
Sabu vs. Cactus Jack – H. C. Showdown ’94 (6/24/94) = 51 (0-1-0)
Terry Funk vs. Sabu vs. Shane Douglas – The Night The Line Was Crossed (2/5/94) = 46 (0-1-0)
Rob Van Dam vs. Sabu – Matter of Respect ’96 (5/11/96) = 45
Stevie Richards vs. Sandman vs. Terry Funk - Barely Legal (4/13/97) = 45
Mikey Whipwreck vs. Sandman – Wrestlepalooza ’95 (8/5/95) = 43
Sabu/Taz vs. Public Enemy - Double Tables (2/4/95 Double Tables Match, Tag Titles) = 42
Yoshihiro Tajiri vs. Super Crazy – Living Dangerously ’99 (3/21/99) = 38
Dean Malenko/2 Cold Scorpio vs. Tazmaniac/Eddy Guerrero - Heatwave ‘95 (7/15/95) = 37
Sabu vs. Stevie Richards - House Party '96 (1/5/96) = 36
Yoshihiro Tajiri vs. Super Crazy – Guilty As Charged (1/10/99) = 36
Tajiri vs. Little Guido vs. Super Crazy – Anarchy Rulz (9/19/99) = 34 (0-0-1)
Super Crazy vs. Tajiri – House Party ’99 (1/16/99) = 33
Eddy Guerrero vs. Dean Malenko (7/21/95 TV Title Tampa, FL) = 33
Sabu vs. Chris Candido – NTR ’99 (11/7/99) = 32 (1-0-0)
Mike Awesome vs. Masato Tanaka TNN (12/24/99 World Title) = 32
Sabu vs. Sandman - House Party ‘98 (1/10/98 Stairway to Hell) = 31
Sabu vs. Rob Van Dam – Hardcore Heaven ’96 (6/22/96) = 30
Cactus Jack vs. Terry Funk – H. C. Showdown ‘95 (4/15/95) = 30
Mikey Whipwreck vs. Sandman (10/28/95 Ladder Match World Title) = 26
Rob Van Dam vs. Doug Furnas - Natural Born Killaz (8/24/96) = 25
Jerry Lynn vs. Justin Credible – Matter of Respect ’98 (5/15/98 2/3 Falls) = 23
Eddy Guerrero vs. Dean Malenko (7/28/95 TV Title Middletown, NY) = 23
Lance Storm/Chris Candido vs. Jerry Lynn/Tommy Rogers – NTR ’97 (11/30/97) = 22
Chris Jericho vs. Sabu (from Extreme Warfare Vol. 2 1996) = 22
Rob Van Dam vs. Sabu – Wrestlepalooza ’98 (5/3/98 TV Title) = 20 (0-0-1)
Jerry Lynn/Rob Van Dam vs. Impact Players – Heatwave ’99 (8/1/99) = 19
Cactus Jack vs. Sandman (2/14/95 Falls Count Anywhere Davie FL) = 19
Jerry Lynn v. Justin Credible - Heatwave ‘98 (8/2/98) = 18
Shane Douglas vs. Cactus Jack – CyberSlam ’96 (2/17/96) = 18
2 Cold Scorpio vs. Sabu - Big Ass Extreme (3/8/96 TV Title) =18
Scorpio/D. Malenko/C. Jack vs. E. Guerrero/Steiners – Wrestlpalooza ‘95 (8/5/95) = 17
Chris Jericho vs. Pitbull #2 - Hardcore Heaven ‘96 (6/22/96) = 17
Sabu vs. Rob Van Dam – H. C. Showdown’96 (4/20/96) = 17
Super Crazy/Super Calo vs. Ikuto Hidaka/Yoshihiro Tajiri (12/18/99 Chatanooga, TN) = 16
Chris Benoit/Dean Malenko vs. Mikey Whipwreck/Norman Smiley (4/95) = 16
Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Taz – Living Dangerously ’98 (3/1/98 TV Title) = 15
2 Cold Scorpio vs. Mikey Whipwreck – Holiday Hell (12/29/95 TV Title Queens, NY) = 15
Whipwreck/Public Enemy vs. Sandman/Scorpio/New Jack – G. Paradise (9/16/95 Cage Match) = 14
Al Snow vs. Shane Douglas – Wrestlepalooza ’98 (5/3/98) = 13
Chris Candido vs. Sabu – CyberSlam ’97 (2/22/97) = 13
Eddy Guerrero vs. Dean Malenko (5/20/95 Flagstaff) = 13
Jerry Lynn vs. Tajiri – CyberSlam ’99 (4/3/99) = 12
Chris Candido/Sabu vs. Lance Storm/Rob Van Dam - Matter of Respect ’98 (5/15/98) = 11
Rey Misterio Jr./Konnan vs. Psicosis/La Parka (10/28/95) = 11
2 Cold Scorpio vs. Rocco Rock (10/28/95 Tag Titles) = 11
Cactus Jack/Mikey Whipwreck vs. The Public Enemy (8/27/94 Tag Titles) = 11
Super Crazy vs. Little Guido – Heatwave ‘99 (8/1/99) = 10
Tommy Dreamer vs. Brian Lee - Hardcore Heaven 96 (6/22/96) = 10
Cactus Jack vs. Mikey Whipwreck – Big Ass Extreme (3/9/96) = 10
Rob Van Dam vs. Al Snow – Hardcore Heaven ’97 (8/17/97) = 9
Mikey Whipwreck vs. Paul Lauria - Double Tables (2/4/95) = 9
Chris Candido/Lance Storm vs. Doug Furnas/Phil Lafon (10/18/97) = 9
Chris Benoit vs. 2 Cold Scorpio – NTR ’94 (11/5/94) = 8
Lance Storm vs. Chris Candido – As Good As It Gets (9/20/97) = 8
Rob Van Dam/Sabu vs. Doug Furnas/Dan Kroffat - High Incident (10/26/96) = 8
Rob Van Dam/Sabu vs. Doug Furnas/Dan Kroffat (9/14/96) = 8
Eddy Guerrero vs. Dean Malenko (5/19/95 Hazelton, PA) = 8
Super Crazy vs. Ikuto Hidaka (2/17/99 Nashville, TN) = 6
Cactus Jack vs. Sandman (5/5/95 Barb Wire Florida rodeo) = 6
Mikey Whipwreck vs. Sandman (aired 10/3/95 World Title Impromptu Ladder Match from Sportsland Café NY) = 5
Public Enemy vs. Pitbulls – Enter Sandman (5/13/95 Double Dog Collar Match) = 4
Public Enemy vs. Bad Breed – Hardcore Heaven ’94 (8/13/94 Brawl Game Match) = 3
Rob Van Dam vs. Taz – H. C. Showdown ’97 (3/15/97) = 3
Sabu vs. Mikey Whipwreck (3/18/95) = 3
Public Enemy vs. C. Benoit/D. Malenko vs. R. Steiner/Taz – Three Way Dance (4/8/95 Tag Title) = 2
Chris Jericho vs. Mikey Whipwreck – Matter of Respect ’96 (5/11/96) = 1


PHIL DORKS OUT WITH THE STATS
Most Common Match: The Benoit/Snow was names on 17 of the 22 ballots. The Double Dog Collar match was named on 15 ballots.
Best Wrestler:  Eddy Guerrero and Dean Malenko - Both with 4 matches in the 20.
The Best Year for ECW Wrestling: 1995 with 9 matches in the Top 20. 1996 was second with 5 matches in the Top 20
The closest thing to a "Best Card" was the 1995 November To Remember which had two matches in the top 25 (#9 and #23)

Top 20 in CHRONLOGICAL ORDER
Chris Benoit vs. Al Snow Double Tables (2/4/95)
C. Benoit/D. Malenko vs Taz/Sabu  Return of the Funker (2/25/95)
2 Cold Scorpio vs. Eddy Guerrero Three Way Dance (4/8/95)
Eddy Guerrero vs. Dean Malenko H. C. Showdown ’95 (4/15/95)
Eddy Guerrero vs. Dean Malenko Enter Sandman (5/13/95)
Eddy Guerrero vs. Dean Malenko  ECW Arena (8/26/95)
Raven/Richards vs. The Pitbulls  Gangsters Paradise (9/16/95)
Rey Misterio Jr. vs. Psicosis  ECW Arena (10/7/95)
C.Jack/Raven vs. T. Dreamer/T. Funk November To Remember ’95 (11/18/95)
Rey Misterio Jr. vs. Juventud Guerrera  Big Apple Blizzard Blast (2/3/96)
2 Cold Scorpio vs. Sabu CyberSlam‘96 (2/17/96)
Rey Misterio Jr. vs. Juventud Guerrera Big Ass Extreme (3/9/96)
2 Cold Scorpio vs. Chris Jericho vs. Pitbull #2 vs. Shane Douglas Heatwave ‘96 (7/15/96)
Sabu/Rob Van Dam vs. Eliminators November To Remember ’96 (11/16/96)
G. Sasuke/Gran Hamada/Gran Naniwa vs. Dick Togo/Men's Teioh/TAKA  Early '97 - Webster, MA
Great Sasuke/Gran Hamada/Yakushiji vs. D. Togo/Men's Teioh/TAKA  Barely Legal (4/13/97)
Masato Tanaka vs. Mike Awesome  Heatwave ‘98 (8/2/98)
Rob Van Dam vs. Jerry Lynn Hardcore Heaven '99 (5/16/99)
Rob Van Dam vs. Jerry Lynn TNN (9/10/99)
Mike Awesome vs. Masato Tanaka TNN (12/31/99)