• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (November 2, 2007) – Old School WWF Legend Passed Away
On this day in 2007, we lost Old School WWF Legend The Fabulous Moolah (Real name: Mary Lillian Ellison) at the age of 84 due to a heart attack.
The Fabulous Moolah wrestled in 7 (!!!) different decades: the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s & 00s.
Her first reign as Women’s Champion lasted a record 28 years!!!
In 1995, she was inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame (now WWE Hall of Fame) by Alundra Blayze.
† REST IN PEACE FABULOUS MOOLAH
July 22, 1923 – November 2, 2007
• Big Increase In SmackDown Viewership, WWE vs. AEW Stat For This Week
This week’s episode of SmackDown on FOX, which featured NXT wrestlers invading the show and taking out SmackDown Superstars, drew 2.54 million viewers.
This is up from previous week’s 888,000 viewers (last week’s episode of SmackDown aired on FS1 because of MLB World Series coverage on FOX).
Below are the WWE vs. AEW viewership stats for this week:
RAW: 2.13 million viewers (down from previous week’s 2.34 million viewers)
NXT: 580,000 viewers (down from previous week’s 698,000 viewers)
AEW Dynamite: 789,000 viewers (down from previous week’s 963,000 viewers)
SmackDown: 2.54 million viewers (up from previous week’s 888,000 viewers)
Below are the complete results from this week’s SmackDown:
– WWE Champion Brock Lesnar quit SmackDown, will appear on next week’s RAW to confront Rey Mysterio
– Bayley (c) def. Nikki Cross to retain the SmackDown Women’s Championship
– NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler attacked Bayley & Sasha Banks
– Matt Riddle & Keith Lee attacked Sami Zayn
– Tommaso Ciampa def. The Miz
– Daniel Bryan confronted Triple H & Shawn Michaels about NXT’s invasion, Daniel Bryan vs. Adam Cole for the NXT Championship made official
– Bianca Belair attacked Dana Brooke & Carmella backstage
– Rhea Ripley & Tegan Nox def. Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville
– Adam Cole (c) def. Daniel Bryan to retain the NXT Championship
Below are the top 10 moments from SmackDown:
WATCH: Stephanie McMahon Shows Off Her Huge Juggs & Buns: