• Huge Increase In WWE SmackDown Viewership
Below are some quick WWE & AEW news updates:
– Friday’s WWE SmackDown drew 2.43 million viewers with a 0.45 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is up from last week’s 1.98 million viewers with a 0.50 rating.
– WrestleMania 39 has set a new record: Highest 1st day ticket sales in WrestleMania history for WrestleMania 39 (aka WrestleMania Hollywood).
– This week’s RAW drew 1.96 million viewers with a 0.54 rating in the 18-49 demo. RAW ranked #1 on Cable.
– Bobby Lashley will defend the United States Championship against AJ Styles on Monday’s RAW.
– Tay Conti has changed her AEW name to Tay Melo.
– This week’s NXT 2.0 drew 597,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is down from last week’s 649,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating.
– This week’s AEW Dynamite drew 972,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is up from last week’s 930,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating.
New Video: Angelina Love (former TNA Knockout) Shows Her Buns (Part 2):
• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (August 13, 2006) – TNA Hard Justice 2006
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on August 13, 2006, Total Nonstop Action aired ‘TNA Hard Justice 2006’ LIVE on PPV from the TNA Impact! Zone at the Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.
This was the 2nd Hard Justice pay-per-view by TNA, but from 2010 onwards it was renamed Hardcore Justice.
Here are the results:
Eric Young defeated Johnny Devine
Chris Sabin defeated Alex Shelley
Abyss defeated Brother Runt
Falls Count Anywhere: Samoa Joe defeated Rhino and Monty Brown
Gail Kim defeated Sirelda
TNA X Division Championship: Senshi (c) defeated Petey Williams and Jay Lethal
NWA World Tag Team Championship: AJ Styles & Christopher Daniels (c) defeated The Latin American Exchange
NWA World Heavyweight Championship: Jeff Jarrett (c) defeated Sting