Below are some top WWE & AEW news stories of the day:
– NBC has canceled “Young Rock” after 3 seasons. Season 1 averaged 3 million viewers with a 0.62 rating in the 18-49 demo. Season 2 averaged 2.23 million viewers with a 0.39 rating.
Season 3 dropped to 1.4 million viewers with a 0.25 rating, due to the show moving to Friday nights and going up against WWE SmackDown.
– Asuka will defend the WWE Women’s Championship against Charlotte Flair in 3 weeks on SmackDown.
– WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Ronda Rousey & Shayna Baszler vs. NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions Alba Fyre & Isla Dawn in a Title Unification Match will take place in 2 weeks on SmackDown.
– Below is the card for next week’s SmackDown:
Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns will appear
Charlotte Flair will appear on The Grayson Waller Effect
AJ Styles & “Michin” Mia Yim vs. Karrion Kross & Scarlett
The Street Profits vs. The LWO vs. Pretty Deadly vs. The O.C. vs. The Brawling Brutes in a Gauntlet Match to crown the #1 Contenders for the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship
– The AEW All In 2023 pay-per-view will take place at the Wembley Stadium in London, England on August 27th.
So far, AEW has sold 65,745 tickets for this event, with the gate (revenue from tickets) being around $8.3 million.
The stadium is currently set up for 75,003 fans by AEW, with over 9,000 tickets remaining. They are now averaging 100 tickets being sold per day.
According to the Wrestling Observer, TV ratings for AEW’s shows have greatly declined in the UK since the announcement of All In:
“It’s actually become amazing about U.K. ratings on ITV4 since the announcement of Wembley. Not only, as noted before, have ratings not gone up since the announcement, but they’ve actually declined greatly.”
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