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New Record Set On RAW, This Week’s SmackDown Draws Record Low Viewership

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• Old School WWF Jobber Celebrates His Birthday

Old School World Wrestling Federation Jobber Rusty Brooks (Real name: Kurt Koski) celebrates his 61st birthday today.

Brooks used to be a ‘Jobber To The Stars’ on World Wrestling Federation TV from 1984 until 1986 and then again in 1988.

His biggest claim to fame was wrestling WWF World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan on an episode of ‘WWF Championship Wrestling’ in 1985.


• This Week’s SmackDown Draws Record Low Viewership

This week’s episode of SmackDown, which featured Becky Lynch slapping Triple H and WWE Champion Daniel Bryan vs. Jeff Hardy in the main event, drew 1.84 million viewers. This is down from last week’s 2.14 million viewers.

This week’s viewership turned out to be the lowest viewership ever for SmackDown on the USA Network.

In comparison, this week’s RAW drew 2.51 million viewers, which is down from last week’s 2.70 million viewers.

Below are the results from this week’s SmackDown:

– Becky Lynch slapped Triple H during a volatile confrontation

– Rusev & Shinsuke Nakamura def. Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson

– Randy Orton def. Mustafa Ali

– “The New” Daniel Bryan rallied against his placement in the Elimination Chamber Match

– Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville def. Naomi & Carmella and The IIconics

– Jeff Hardy def. “The New” Daniel Bryan via disqualification

Below are the top 10 moments from SmackDown:

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• New Record Set On RAW

As seen on this week’s episode of RAW, WWE Hall of Famer Jeff Jarrett faced Elias in a singles match and lost.

Jarrett set a new record for longest gap between competing in matches on RAW: 19 years, 4 months, 8 days.

Previous record was held by Zeb Colter: 16 years, 3 months, 23 days.

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