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Chris Jericho Takes Credit For NXT’s Success, WWE Making $50 Million Per Year From NXT On USA Network

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• WWE VIDEO HISTORY (August 20, 2012) – WWE Monday Night RAW

On this day in 2012, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Monday Night RAW’.

This episode was broadcasted from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California and featured matches & storyline segments, one night after the ‘WWE SummerSlam 2012’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. Kofi Kingston, R-Truth & Sin Cara vs. Prime Time Players & Cody Rhodes

2. Ryback vs. Mike Spinner & Andy Tavares

3. Randy Orton vs. Alberto del Rio

4. Brodus Clay vs. Damien Sandow

5. Big Show vs. David Otunga

6. Kane & Zack Ryder vs. Daniel Bryan & The Miz

7. WWE Divas Title – No. 1 Contenders Battle Royal

8. MITB contract vs. WWE contract: Dolph Ziggler vs. Chris Jericho

• WWE Making $50 Million Per Year From NXT On USA Network

According to the Wrestling Observer, WWE is making a minimum of $50 million per year with NXT moving to the USA Network (which means about $1 million per episode). The NXT wrestlers are expected to get a raise, but not a big one.

If NXT gets a good rating on the USA Network, then expect WWE to make even more money with this deal.

It should be noted that this is around the same amount of money WWE makes with a single Saudi Arabia pay-per-view event.

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• Chris Jericho Takes Credit For NXT’s Success

With NXT moving to the USA Network, Old School WWF Legend & AEW Superstar Chris Jericho tweeted the following:

Jericho then went on to take credit for this move:

Also Read: Chris Jericho Reacts To WWE Starting AEW vs. NXT War

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