Live results: Opponents unite, partnerships crumble

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December 01, 2009

HAMPTON, Va. -- Future opponents banded as teammates Tuesday night on ECW on Syfy. While they'll clash at WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs, ECW Champion Christian & Shelton Benjamin earned a victory over the argumentative Ezekiel Jackson & Vladimir Kozlov.

ECW Champion Christian & Shelton Benjamin def. Ezekiel Jackson & Vladimir Kozlov (PHOTOS | WATCH)
ECW Champion Christian teamed with No. 1 contender Shelton Benjamin to take on Ezekiel Jackson & Vladimir Kozlov in tag action this week. The WWE TLC opponents put their differences aside for a night to get the colossal victory. Plus, The Gold Standard said he'd undoubtedly have Christian's back against their Ruthless Roundtable opponents on ECW, because Benjamin wants Christian at 100 percent in two weeks at WWE TLC when they steal the show with their Ladder Match. Will Benjamin live up to his promise to win the ECW Championship by defeating Christian at WWE TLC? Or will Captain Charisma retain the ECW Title once again?

Meanwhile, the rift between Jackson and Kozlov grew bigger, as Jackson walked out on his partner during their match, allowing Benjamin to capitalize and hit Paydirt on Kozlov for the victory. Earlier, William Regal apologized to Jackson after seeing footage of last week's ECW when Kozlov's interference backfired, leading to Yoshi Tatsu's win over The British Brawler, a loss Kozlov tried to blame on Jackson. Big Zeke also apologized to Regal for letting his temper getting the best of him, but he refused to apologize to Kozlov. Then, The Moscow Mauler interrupted, asking if Jackson would say he's sorry, sparking another argument. Regal tried to be the voice of reason, insisting that The Ruthless Roundtable stay united to do achieve total domination of ECW. Unfortunately for the once unstoppable group, Jackson and Kozlov's differences got in the way again, prompting their main event loss. Will these two be able to rekindle their friendship and partnership for the betterment of The Ruthless Roundtable?

Goldust def. William Regal (with Ezekiel Jackson and Vladimir Kozlov) (PHOTOS | WATCH)
Goldust defeated William Regal when Jackson and Kozlov's arguing at ringside was too much of a distraction for The British Brawler. The schoolboy rollup victory gave The Bizarre One retribution for last week's "WWE Superstars" when Kozlov defeated Goldust and Regal capped off the victory with a Knee Trembler. What's next for the new rivalry between Goldust and Regal's Ruthless Roundtable? How will Jackson and Kozlov's recent clash affect this once dominant trio?

Trent Barreta & Caylen Croft def. local competitors (PHOTOS | WATCH)
ECW's newest duo, Trent Barreta & Caylen Croft, made their Extreme premiere Tuesday night with an easy win over two local competitors, as Barreta got the pin. Arriving in the Land of the Extreme via ECW's New Superstar Initiative, Barreta & Croft look poised to make an impact after a strong debut appearance this week. Plus, they've promised ECW General Manager Tiffany that they're the tag team that'll change the world! Who will step in the ring and face these two newcomers next?

"The Abraham Washington Show" with Zack Ryder and Rosa Mendes (PHOTOS | WATCH)
ECW's "it" couple, Zack Ryder and Rosa Mendes, were the special guests on this week's edition of "The Abraham Washington Show." The Long Island, N.Y., Superstar, and his lovely Diva entertained the critically-acclaimed talk show crowd when they read poems they wrote for each other. (EXCLUSIVE POEM PHOTOS) Ryder was so overcome by emotion, he began jumping on the couch, ala Tom Cruise on The Oprah Winfrey Show!

Ryder will meet The Hurricane on this week's "WWE Superstars" Thursday night at 8/7 CT on WGN America. How will the lovestruck Ryder fare in the ring against ECW's masked Superstar, who just came off the biggest win of his career after defeating Paul Burchill in a Mask vs. Career Match?

The Burchills' plea
ECW General Manager Tiffany was visited by Paul and Katie Lea Burchill this week on ECW. The brother and sister were recently ousted from ECW on Syfy when Paul lost a critical Mask vs. Career Match to The Hurricane. The Burchills pleaded with Tiffany to allow them back on ECW, but the Diva refused to let them return to the Land of the Extreme. Will the Burchills ever see the Land of the Extreme again?

Savannah talks to Vance Archer
One of Tuesday night's newest Superstars, Vance Archer, told backstage interviewer, Savannah, that although he's destined to reach the top of ECW, he wants to savor each and every moment as he paints his "masterpiece of agony." With another win last week, the intense Archer remains undefeated with a 4-0 record. Who will he set out to conquer next?

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