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On this date in ECW history: Raven comes, Dudley Boyz go

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Turns out the grass isn't always greener on the other side.

That's a lesson Raven learned when he "flocked" to World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1997 for a second run in the promotion after reinventing himself in Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) two years prior.

When Eric Bischoff offered anyone in the WCW locker room the right to jump ship, Raven took him up on his offer and returned to ECW on August 26, 1999, to save Tommy Dreamer from the wrath of the Dudley Boyz.

Buh Buh Ray and D-Von had threatened to leave the promotion with the tag team titles and probably would have -- if not for the surprise return of Raven, who had a last-minute run-in to DDT and pin Buh Buh Ray, sending the Dudley Boyz to Stamford empty-handed, on this date in ECW history.

Video of Raven and Dreamer winning the belts after the jump.

Any Raven fans out there hoping for one last run in the big show? Or did his last stint in TNA convince you that some acts are better left in the indies?

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