Today In Pro Wrestling History (Dec 23): Saying Goodbye to The Bingo Hall

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On DECEMBER 23, 2000, ECW held their final event ever at the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, known as “Holiday Hell.” Located at 2300 South Swanson Street, the arena was a historic venue for ECW.

Today In Pro Wrestling History (Dec 23): Saying Goodbye to The Bingo Hall

Today In Pro Wrestling History December 23
Saying Goodbye to The Bingo Hall

Here’s what happened in the final event held in the ECW Arena:

  • Chilly Willy vs. The Blue Boy ended in a no-contest.
  • Danny Doring and Amish Roadkill retained the ECW World Tag Team Championship against Da Baldies (Tony DeVito & Spanish Angel).
  • Balls Mahoney defeated Bilvis Wesley.
  • Jerry Lynn overcame Spike Dudley.
  • EZ Money won against Nova via TKO.
  • The Unholy Alliance (Mikey Whipwreck & Yoshihiro Tajiri) won 2-1 in a best-of-three falls match against The FBI (Little Guido & Tony Mamaluke).
  • Steve Corino retained the ECW World Heavyweight Championship in a three-way dance match against The Sandman and Justin Credible.

The arena, also known as the 2300 Arena and previously named Viking Hall, New Alhambra Arena, and The Arena, has been a pivotal location in pro wrestling history.

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