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Full WWE Sunday Night Heat Results - 8/17/03 (Test vs. Val Venis + more)

Reported by Dave Missert of WrestleView.com
Ľ On Sunday, August 17, 2003 at 8:07 PM EST

Full WWE Sunday Night Heat Results - 8/17/03
Announced by: Al Snow and Jonathan Coachman
Report by: Dave Missert of WrestleView.com

HEAT RECAP

Maven vs. Steve Fender
Tie up to open, followed by some basic mat moves. Maven knocks the newcomer to the outside and taunts him to come back into the ring. Maven goes to the outside, as Steve Fender plays some possum and takes Maven to the ring apron. The action returns to the inside with Fender applying a front face lock. Maven gets up to his feet and breaks the hold with some elbows to the midsection. Fender hits a nice swinging neck breaker for a two count and goes to the top rope, where he proceeds to miss a leg drop. Maven hits a few big clotheslines and a big elbow for a two count. Maven with a spinning heel kick for two, then climbs to the top rope, where he misses a missile dropkick. Maven goes to the second rope, hits a flying reverse DDT for the three count.

Winner by pin fall: Maven

- Backstage
Steven Richards catches up with Al Snow and Tommy Dreamer in a pre-taped segment, where Stevie tells us that he is taking Stevie Night Heat to an all new level, ďMust See, Steve-E.Ē Tommy taunts him, and then Stevie degrades him, which angers Tommy. Tommy pours water in Stevieís hat, and tells him to have a nice day.

Steven Richards (w/ Victoria) vs. Tommy Dreamer
Tommy opens the match by hitting a big fallaway slam on Steven. He goes to bounce off the ropes, but Victoria grabs his leg and he chases her around the outside. He gets back in the ring and give Stevie an inverted atomic drop, then goes and chases Victoria again. Steven comes out to help, but Tommy tosses him into the rail. The action goes back to the inside, where Stevie takes control on the offensive. He then distracts the ref and Victoria hits Tommy with a legdrop. Tommy makes an offensive comeback, where he hits a backdrop and sets up for a DDT, which Steven blocks. Tommy hits the Death Valley Driver, but Victoria distracts the ref and Tommy does not get the three count. Tommy goes over to Victoria, who was standing on the outside and plants a big kiss on her lips. Tommy then turns around and is hit with a Stevie Kick.

Winner by pinfall: Steven Richards

- Raw Highlights
Ric Flair took on Goldberg and Randy Orton was the special referee. Shawn Michaels came to the rescue.

Mark Jindrak & Garrison Cade vs. Slater Vain & Ken Anderson
Jacqueline is the special guest referee for this match up. Garrison Cade opens the match with one of the jobbers, as they exchange mat moves and leap frogs. Cade tags in Jindrak and they toss one of the jobbers across the ring. One of the other jobbers tags in and begins beating on Jindrak. Jindrak recovers and hits his first dropkick of the evening. Cade is now the legal man and almost gets pinned. Slater Vain hits a big back suplex for a two count. Cade continues to take a beating, but makes it to the corner to tag Jindrak, who hits his second and third dropkick of the evening. Cade and Jindrak hit their ďnow patented moveĒ where Cade picks the guy up, and Jindrak hits his fourth dropkick of the night and the win.

Winner by pinfall: Mark Jindrak & Garrison Cade

- Raw Highlights
Bischoff called out Shane McMahon, JR came back, and Bischoff agreed to face Kane tonight on Raw and Shane at Summer Slam.

Test vs. Val Venis
Tie up to open as they proceed to exchange arm bars. Val gives Test a big knee to the midsection, and sets up for a Russian Leg Sweep, which Test blocks. Test takes Val to the mat and struts around the ring. Test delivers some huge punches to the head of Val and locks in a front face lock. Val breaks the hold and the two hit a double clothesline and hit the mat. Test gets to his feet first, but Val hits a big clothesline, and a big shoulder tackle. Val hits a spinebuster for a two count. Test goes for the Pump Handle Slam, but Val counters and hits a powerbomb for a two count. Val goes up for the Moneyshot, but Test kicks the ref into the rope, which knocks Val off balance. Val goes back up to the top and hits the Moneyshot, but Test got his knees up, allowing Test the opportunity to hit the Pump Handle Slam, but Val kicked out! Val hits a side body drop for the two count. Val hits some chops, but Test hits the big boot for the pin and the win.

Winner by pinfall: Test



HEAT REVIEW

Maven vs. Steve Fender
This match was a pretty good opener. I think that Maven is getting better every week. Iím willing to admit when Iím wrong, as a few months ago I had no use for Maven. He is still lacking something, but his in-ring work is definitely improving. The local guy looked pretty good in there, as he was able to showcase a little bit of offense.

Backstage
Steven Richards RULES. He has promoted Al Stoned to the Heat exclusive interviewer! Victoria is getting crazier by the week, as this week she was wearing a shower cap and bathrobe, dancing around the table saying that she was Godzilla. That was a great segment.

Steven Richards vs. Tommy Dreamer
Pretty solid match from the two former ECW performers. Iím a big Tommy Dreamer fan, and anytime he gets to wrestler is a plus. That was a great finish, as he kissed Victoria, but walked right into a Stevie Kick.

Raw Highlights
Why do they shove Randy Orton down our throats? He has no place being put in the main event at the second biggest PPV of the year. Hopefully he wonít be embarrassed.

Mark Jindrak and Garrison Cade vs. Slater Vain and Ken Anderson
Jindrak and Cade need a hook of some sort, because right now they are extremely boring. Maybe they should call themselves, the Worldís Boringest Tag Team. Jindrak is rapidly becoming the king of the dropkick, because that seems to be just about the only move that he utilizes.

Val Venis vs. Test
Wow! This was a really good match, with both guys showing some impressive in-ring work. There was some great story telling from both Val and Test. You know, Iím not really a big fan of Test, the guy just doesnít get over, but this match proved that he does have some really solid in-ring abilities. Oh yeah, and Val rules too.

Overall, Heat was alright tonight. I have to send out a very important e-mail right now, so Iíll have to cut my comments short, so Iím signing off for tonight and Iíll see you all at SummerSlam.