Below are some top WWE & AEW news stories of the day:
– Monday’s RAW drew 1.83 million viewers with a 0.56 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is up from last week’s 1.61 million viewers with a 0.52 rating.
– AEW has sold 65,563 tickets so far for All In 2023 at Wembley Stadium, with a set up of 75,003. Over 9,400 tickets are still available. They are now averaging 100 tickets being sold per day.
– 12,958 Tickets have been sold so far for the AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door 2023 pay-per-view, which will take place at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on June 25th.
Below is the match-card so far:
Bryan Danielson vs. Kazuchika Okada
IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship Match: Kenny Omega (c) vs. Will Ospreay
– Monday’s RAW in Hartford was the highest grossing RAW/SmackDown in the history of that market for WWE, according to Fightful Select.
– WWE announced the following about the Bloodline segment from this past Friday:
“This past Friday’s confrontation between the members of The Bloodline is the most socially watched segment from SmackDown this year with over 40 million Social/Digital views.”
– WWE has announced the following matches for next week’s NXT:
Baron Corbin vs. Ilja Dragunov
Mustafa Ali, Tyler Bate & NXT North American Champion Wes Lee vs. Schism (Joe Gacy & The Dyad)
Noam Dar (c) vs. Nathan Frazer for the NXT Heritage Cup
– According to PWInsider, there was a lot of internal praise for Damian Priest after this week’s RAW, where he lost to Seth Rollins in a World Heavyweight Championship match that lasted 21 minutes.
– On Tuesday’s episode of NXT, Thea Hail won a Battle Royal to become the #1 Contender for the NXT Women’s Championship.
With this win, she has become the youngest #1 contender in WWE history at the age of 19.
She tweeted the following about her victory:
“As I said mama didn’t raise no b**** and dad didn’t raise no quitter I WILL BE NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPION.”
You can watch Shawn Michaels congratulate Thea backstage below:
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) June 7, 2023
– Edge has been added to the August 18th episode of SmackDown at the ScotiaBank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Last year, when WWE held RAW in Toronto, Edge said he’ll have his final match right here when WWE comes back to Toronto in 2023.
You can listen to Edge’s post-RAW promo from 2022 below:
— Audrey Moreau (@audreymoreau99) August 23, 2022
If Edge decides to stick to his plan, then this date might be it for the Rated-R Superstar.
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