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RAW Champion Reacts To Record Low Viewership This Week

Seth Rollins

• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (December 13, 1992) – WWF Wrestling Challenge

On this day in 1992, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’.

It was broadcasted from the Civic Center in Erie, Pennsylvania and featured pre-taped matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 1993’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

– Yokozuna vs. Chris Allen

– Beverly Brothers vs. Bill Koby & Red Tyler

– Tatanka vs. Laeverne McGill

– Kamala vs. Bill Baker

– Bob Backlund vs. Barry Hardy

– Shawn Michaels vs. Kerry Davis

• RAW Champion Reacts To Record Low Viewership This Week

This week’s episode of RAW, which featured Seth Rollins defending the Intercontinental Championship against Baron Corbin in a TLC match in the main event, drew 2.19 million viewers.

This is down from previous week’s 2.29 million viewers and set a new record for the lowest viewership ever in the history of RAW.

Below is the hourly viewership breakdown for this week’s RAW:

1st Hour – 2.35 million viewers

2nd Hour – 2.19 million viewers

3rd Hour – 2.05 million viewers

Below are the results from this week’s RAW:

– Seth Rollins tore into Baron Corbin, leading to an impromptu TLC Intercontinental Title Match

– Bobby Roode & Chad Gable def. AOP & Drake Maverick in a 2-on-3 Handicap to become the new Raw Tag Team Champions

– Ruby Riott insulted Natalya with a Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart Table

– Drew McIntyre def. Dolph Ziggler

– Bayley def. Alicia Fox

– Lio Rush def. Elias

– Ember Moon def. Tamina

– Seth Rollins def. Baron Corbin in a Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match to retain the Intercontinental Championship

Below are the top 10 moments from RAW:

After the news of this record low viewership broke out, Bryan Alvarez of the Wrestling Observer tweeted out “This is embarrassing”.

This led to former WWE Creative team member Jimmy Jacobs (who was fired for taking a picture with the Bullet Club and posting it on Social Media when they “invaded” RAW) coming to WWE’s defense with the following tweet:

Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins then replied the following to Jacobs’ tweet:

Jacobs had some more things to say regarding this:

        
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