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Rob Van Dam Talks The ECW Match That Made Him a Star

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ECW legend and WWE Hall of Famer Rob Van Dam is the subject of a brand new WWE Icons show that debuts on the WWE Network and Peacock tonight.

During the special, RVD discusses the ECW match that he believes made him a star. ‘Bam Bam Bigelow was the Television Champion. I wrestled him in Buffalo, New York” Rob Van Dam began. “At the time, that was probably our best building with the biggest crowd.”

“That match was very important to me,’ Van Dam added. ‘I loved wrestling with Bam Bam Bigelow. He was so strong. ’¦ The match was awesome, everything was just so good.”

Rob Van Dam on ECW Match

‘At the end of the match, I rolled him up. Winning the ECW Television Championship was a very big moment for me” RVD continued. “I don’t think that I realized how pivotal that was going to be for my career.”

“What I probably didn’t realize was that all of a sudden I was a superstar Rob Van Dam concluded. “I held the TV Championship for two years, and it was very rewarding.’

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credit to WrestlingINC for the transcription

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