Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|What match on the February 24, 1997 episode of 'Raw is War' did Raven come ringside to watch?||Raven : Part 1
Stevie Richards vs. Little Guido. During the February 24, 1997 episode of 'Raw is War', Paul Heyman brought a number of ECW superstars to the Manhattan Center and held a few matches of his own. During the first of these matches, Stevie Richards, wrestling as 'Big Stevie Cool' of the Blue World Order, vs. Little Guido, Raven came to the ring to watch on. Stevie had recently left the Nest and Raven was none to happy about it. Raven, making his first apperance in the WWF as Raven, and overall his first since 1994, held his arms out in a crucifix position as Stevie came near him on the floor. Stevie won the match and Raven left ringside, not to be seen in the WWF for another 3 and a half years.
|Which type of match did Raven win his second ECW Heavyweight title in?||Raven : Part 1
Barbed-Wire match. On December 7, 1996, Raven defeated the Sandman in a barbed-wire bout to win his second (and last) ECW Heavyweight title.
|The ex-wife of which wrestler became Raven's valet at 'Hardcore Heaven 1996'?||Raven : Part 1
The Sandman. On June 22, 1996, at 'Hardcore Heaven', having previously told Stevie Richards to find him a new valet, Stevie brought to Raven the Sandman's ex-wife, Lori. The Sandman didn't seem very phased at the announcement, having had this happen to him two years previous when his then arch-enemy Tommy Cairo had enlisted Lori as his manager against the Sandman. However, later in the evening after Raven defeated Terry Gordy, the Sandman came to the ring to attack Raven, but was soon distracted by Lori returning to the ring...with their seven year-old son Tyler in tow. Raven yelled at Sandman, telling him to cane him (while standing behind Lori and Tyler) before letting Tyler add in 'Daddy you're a drunk. I worship Raven now!' Sandman broke down and could not bring himself to attack Raven at that point. Although they had feuded for a while, this intensified the Raven-Sandman feud and made it another memorable ECW feud for Raven. In February of 1997, Raven and Lori had a falling out and she returned, with Tyler, to the Sandman.
'House Party' 1996. During House Party, January 4, 1996, Joey Styles conducted an interview with Stevie Richards, the Blue Meanie and Beulah. Stevie stated that because he had gotten a kiss from Missy Hyatt a week earlier, and because Raven had been out of town partying over the holidays leaving Beulah behind, he should get a kiss from Beulah. When she refused a couple times, Stevie asked why she wouldn't kiss him and she replied 'I'm pregnant!'. Raven quickly came to the ring and asked how this could of happened. After a pause she added, 'Why do you care, it's not yours!' Raven, shocked, turned to Stevie and decked him with a punch before working him over. Beulah then added that 'it isn't his either'. Raven let up on Stevie and got in Beulah's face as she said 'it's Tommy's!'. This led to Dreamer hitting the ring and getting into a brawl with Raven that Dreamer won after piledriving Raven on a stop sign that he got from the crowd. Two months later it was revealed that Beulah was never pregnant and was being used by Shane Douglas to take advantage of Dreamer in order to get title shots from him. Despite this, Dreamer forgave Beulah and they stayed together until she left wrestling in the Summer of 1998.
|What song was Raven's entrance theme during his ECW days?||Raven : Part 1
Offspring - 'Come Out and Play'. The Offspring's 'Come Out and Play' was the song that acted as Raven's entrance music during both of his stays in ECW.
|Which wrestler turned on Tommy Dreamer to join Raven's Nest in the August of 1995?||Raven : Part 1
Cactus Jack. Before an 8 man tag match pitting Raven, Stevie Richards, Dudley Dudley and Big Dick Dudley against Tommy Dreamer, Cactus Jack, and the Pitbulls, Raven stopped to grab the mic and told Cactus (who had been a strong ally of Dreamer's for months) that 'he felt his pain'. For the rest of the bout, whenever Raven came face to face with Cactus in the match, Cactus backed down to him, although he willingly beat up on all of Raven's henchmen during the bout. Finally when a brawl broke out at the close of the match, Tommy went to DDT Raven, but instead got blind-sided by Cactus, leading to a pin by Raven over Tommy. Cactus then left the ring with Raven and became Raven's top ally within the Nest until leaving for the WWF in March 1996.
|At which ECW show did Raven's girlfriend, Beulah McGillicutty, debut?||Raven : Part 1
'Three Way Dance' 1995. On April 8, 1995, after Stevie Richards had acquired the Pitbulls for Raven and had them defeat the previous tandem that had been in Raven's Nest, Tony Stetson and Johnny Hotbody, Stevie told Raven that he had an even bigger surprise for him. He had found the girl from the summer camp that had caused all the problems between Raven and Tommy Dreamer. Raven was rather annoyed at Stevie for doing so, but then after Beulah came to the ring, no longer fat by any means, Raven quickly forgave Stevie for his troubles, as Beulah became his valet and girlfriend.
They didn't get along in summer camp. According to the storyline, back when both were 12 they attended the very same summer camp. The two did not get along as Tommy picked on a fat girl named Beulah that Raven stood up for, leading to fights. Only years later would they meet again, in ECW. Of course, being that Raven is 9 years older than Dreamer, the story had it's flaws, but it served it's purpose and started one of the most memorable feuds in ECW history.
January 7, 1995. Stevie Richards, who would become Raven's loyal flunky for about the next 2 years, had been fueding with Tommy Dreamer and told ECW commentator Joey Styles he would be bringing in Johnny Polo to assist him. Stevie began wrestling under the names 'Stevie the Body', 'Stevie Flamingo' and 'Stevie Polo' as a lead-up to Polo's appearance. Finally on January 7, 1995, during an interview with Styles, Stevie announced that indeed Polo was not there. Instead, he announced, that he had someone better, and announced the 'birth' of Raven, who came to the ring debuting the character that has stayed with him ever since. Minutes later, he helped Stevie defeat Hack Myers by kicking Hack after loading his boot with a foreign object behind the referee's back.
'All-American Wrestling'. Raven (Johnny Polo) co-hosted 'All-American Wrestling' with Gorilla Monsoon from late 1993 until his departure in the Summer of 1994.
|Which three wrestlers did Raven manage during this stint in the WWF?||Raven : Part 1
The Quebecers and Adam Bomb. Raven (Johnny Polo) made his official debut mid-match during a bout between the Quebecers and the Steiner Brothers and helped the Quebecers take the tag team belts. He quickly added on Adam Bomb, but only kept him briefly before turning him over to Harvey Whippleman. He continued to manage the Quebecers until he left the WWF in the Summer of 1994.
|Which name did Raven compete and manage under during his first stint in the WWF?||Raven : Part 1
Johnny Polo. Joining the WWF in the Fall of 1993 (after leaving WCW earlier in the year), Raven took on the ring name of Johnny Polo.
|Whom did Raven defeat in a boxing match at 'Clash of the Champions XXI'?||Raven : Part 1
Johnny B. Badd. On November 18, 1992, Raven (Scotty Flamingo) took on Johnny B. Badd (Marc Mero) in a boxing match at 'Clash XXI'. The two had fueded for a few months and with Badd being a former amateur boxer, they decided on a boxing match to settle their fued. Although he didn't fare well in the first two rounds, Raven (with the help of his corner-men Dallas Page and Vinnie Vegas) took the win in the third round after his glove was illegally filled with water and he landed a knock-out punch.
|At which Pay-Per-View did Raven win his first WCW Lightheavy Weight Title?||Raven : Part 1
'Beach Blast' 1992. On June 20, 1992, Raven (Scotty Flamingo) defeated Brian Pillman for the WCW Light-Heavyweight Title at 'Beach Blast' in Mobile, Alabama.
J.T. Southern. J.T. Southern brought Raven (Scotty Flamingo) to WCW in March of 1992 to help him deal with Van Hammer, whom he was fueding with. Flamingo and Southern remained allies for the next few months until J.T. left WCW and faded into obscurity. Van Hammer, years later, would become a member of Raven's Flock.
|What ring name did Raven compete under during his first stint in WCW?||Raven : Part 1
Scotty Flamingo. Arriving in WCW in the March of 1992, Raven adopted the name Scotty Flamingo.
Scotty Anthony. After 3 years of being Scotty the Body, Raven moved to the Global Wrestling Federation (GWF) in 1991 under the name Scotty Anthony.
Scotty The Body. Debuting in the Independents in February 1988, Raven wrestled under the ring name of Scotty The Body.
Scott Levy. Raven was born Scott Levy on September 8, 1962 in Short Hills, New Jersey.
|What inanimate object did Raven have destroyed on the September 17, 2001 episode of 'RAW'?||Raven : Part 2
a mop. Raven's old Flock teammate, former tag team partner and former enemy Perry Saturn had been going around with a mop after suffering one concussion too many. This annoyed Saturn's valet, Terri, who took off with Saturn's mop and wound up becoming Raven's latest valet soon after. On the September 17, 2001 episode of RAW, Raven sent Saturn's mop through a wood-chipper, further agitating him. Saturn would get some revenge, scoring a win over Raven at 'Unforgiven' 2001.
William Regal. Raven, now representing ECW in the WWF, took on and defeated WWF Commissioner William Regal with a DDT after getting some help from Tazz.
Tori. Starting with an apperance on the February 9, 2001 episode of 'SmackDown', a masked ninja girl began to interfere on the behalf of Raven in his matches, helping him escape with his newly won Hardcore title. Finally on the March 11, 2001 episode of 'Heat', Molly Holly got a hold of Raven's ninja girl and de-masked her, reavealing her to be Tori. Tori would disappear soon after, turning up months later on 'Tough Enough'.
|The first belt that Raven won in the WWF was won over whom and which belt was it?||Raven : Part 2
Steve Blackman for the Hardcore title. On the December 22, 2000 episode of 'RAW', Raven defeated Steve Blackman outside the building for his first ever title in the WWF, the Hardcore title, a title he would go onto hold several times in the coming year.
|Raven's first match at a WWF Pay-Per-View was at which Pay-Per-View?||Raven : Part 2
'No Mercy' 2000. At No Mercy 2000, Raven teamed with Tazz in a tables guantlet match. They defeated the team of Too Cool before losing to the Dudley Boyz when D-Von legdropped Tazz through a table.
|Which wrestlers attacked Raven in his final ECW apperance?||Raven : Part 2
Rhino and Scotty Anton. On the July 14, 2000 episode of ECW on TNN, Raven came to the ring to make his goodbye speach to the ECW crowd. Before he could say much, Scotty Anton (former Flock member under the name Scotty Riggs) and Cyrus made their way to the ring. Cyrus and Anton bad-mouthed Raven, until Raven laid out Anton with a DDT, drawing in Rhino, who gored Raven through a table. Scotty Anton than put Raven in a sharpshooter before The Sandman came to Raven's rescue.
4. Raven has held the ECW TagTeam Titles 4 times. The first was won June 20, 1995, with Stevie Richards over the Public Enemy. The second was won with Stevie Richards over the Pitbulls on October 7, 1995. The third was with Tommy Dreamer over the Dudley Boyz on August 26, 1999. And the fourth was on March 4, 2000 with Mike Awesome over Tommy Dreamer and Masato Tanaka.
|Which Pay-Per-View was the first that Raven appeared on after returning to ECW?||Raven : Part 2
'Anarchy Rulz' 1999. On September 19, 1999, Raven returned to ECW Pay-Per-View, teaming with Tommy Dreamer in a successful tag title defense over Steve Corino and Jack Victory.
Tommy Dreamer. On August 26, 1999, just days after having left WCW, Raven came to the rescue of his old enemy Tommy Dreamer, who was getting beaten up in a 2 on 1 bout vs. the Dudley Boyz. Raven, unannounced, hit the ring, DDT'd Buh Buh, and scored the pinfall, winning the two the tag titles in the process. Raven and Dreamer would have a very un-easy alliance and tag reign that would last until January 2000.
The Deadpool. Having suffered some injuries in the May of 1999, during a short tag title reign, with, of all people, Perry Saturn, Raven returned to action on July 19, 1999 during a Konnan vs. Vampiro bout. Raven and the Insane Clown Posse interfered on behalf of Vampiro, drawing in Konnan's allies to support him. Raven, Vampiro and the Clowns soon became the Deadpool. Raven, however, would only be in the group for a little more than a month before accepting his release out of WCW.
|What was the name of Raven's sister who followed him to WCW?||Raven : Part 2
Chastity. Around the end of 1998, Raven had become more depressed than usual, due to the loss of his Flock, and his mother showed up at Nitro. She wanted him to come back home for a while, and he reluctantly agreed. Once back home, the cameras quickly caught up with the rest of his family, including his 'sister', played by one of his former valets, Chastity. A week later, Raven's 'friend' Jim turned up as a visitor to the house. Jim, formerly the Sandman, would soon be written right out of this storyline and start wrestling in WCW as Hak. Chastity followed Raven back to the ring in early 1999 as well, before turning on him at 'Uncensored' 1999 to join up with Hak.
September 13, 1998. Having had a falling out with his former Flock teammate Perry Saturn a few months earlier, the two had begun a feud over what should be done with the rest of the Flock. Saturn wanted Raven to disband the Flock. Raven, of course, had no such interest in doing so. Finally at Fall Brawl 1998, September 13, a match was held between the two with the stipulation being that if Saturn won, the Flock would be dissolved and Raven would have to go it alone, and if Raven won, Saturn would have to re-join the Flock. Raven was accompained to the ring by Flock member Lodi and also Chris Kanyon, whom had joined up with Raven after a few months of feuding. Kanyon, however, was forced to be handcuffed to a ringside rope so that he could not interfere in the match. Saturn then came to the ring and he and Raven exchanged words. The bell rang and the match began. Raven took the early lead before Saturn came back with a number of suplexes, kicks and more to send Raven reeling to the floor. Saturn worked over Raven some more until Lodi distracted Saturn long enough to let Raven get a move in and take the lead. Raven tossed Saturn back in and worked Saturn over for a few minutes before Saturn came back with a lowblow. Saturn took over, even catching Raven with a drop toehold into a chair, one of Raven's usual holds done onto himself. Flock members Horace, Scotty Riggs, Sickboy and Kidman arrived soon thereafter at ringside with a table, but Kidman then darted off to the top rope where he stunned the Flock by nailing Raven with a flying dropkick. Raven then was caught in a Death Valley Driver by Saturn, but it only got a 2 count. Horace, Sickboy and Riggs, meanwhile, attempted to chase Kidman down and ran after him to the back. Saturn quickly went on the offensive, nailing Raven with a variety of manuevers, ending with a Michinoku Driver that only got 2. Saturn then applied the Rings of Saturn onto Raven. Raven wouldn't give it up and Saturn broke the hold after Lodi jumped on the apron for the distraction. Raven got up and grabbed a hold of Saturn, but got low-blowed, as Saturn also knocked Lodi down from the top rope where he had climbed. Saturn went back to work on Raven, but the ref wound up getting knocked out as Saturn got tossed into the corner. Kanyon, seeing the ref down in front of him, pickpocketed the key from the ref and uncuffed himself. Kanyon quickly entered the ring and nailed Saturn with his finisher, the Flatliner. He then placed Raven on top of Saturn before running back to the corner...and re-cuffing himself and waking up the ref. The ref could only make 2 before Saturn kicked out. Saturn then low-blowed Raven and knocked Lodi off the apron again, this time through the table brought to ringside earlier. He turned around into the Evenflow DDT by Raven, however, but only for 2. The 2 then fought for another minute before Saturn managed to catch Raven in a 2nd DVD for the 3 count as Kanyon vainly tried to run back in, only to, of course, find himself re-handcuffed and unable to unlock himself again in time to make the save. The Flock was set free by Saturn, and Raven would be without a group of flunkys from then on.