• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (January 23, 1993) – Bam Bam Bigelow In Action
On this day in 1993, the WWF aired a pre-taped match of “The Beast From The East” Bam Bam Bigelow, who had recently returned to the promotion after leaving in 1988.
• Raw Draws Its Best Viewership In Years Due To Legends Returning For 25th Anniversary
This week’s episode of Raw, which was the 25th anniversary celebration edition of the show, drew 4.53 million viewers. This is up from previous week’s 3.25 million viewers.
This is the best viewership number that Raw has drawn since the April 14, 2014 edition of Raw (which drew 4.77 million viewers).
This is also the first time Raw passed the 4 million viewership mark since the post-WrestleMania 32 edition of Raw back in 2016.
Below is the viewership for 3 hours of Raw 25 separately:
1st Hour – 4.80 million viewers
2nd Hour – 4.64 million viewers
3rd Hour – 4.15 million viewers.
Below are the results from Raw 25:
– “Stone Cold” Steve Austin attacked Mr. McMahon
– Asuka, Sasha Banks, Bayley & Mickie James def. Nia Jax, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville & Alicia Fox
– The Undertaker returned to Raw
– The Miz def. Roman Reigns to become the new Intercontinental Champion
– Raw Tag Team Champions Seth Rollins & Jason Jordan appeared on The Peep Show
– Bray Wyatt def. “Woken” Matt Hardy
– John Cena confronted Elias
– Heath Slater & Rhyno vs. Titus Worldwide ended in a No Contest
– Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson def. The Revival
– Universal Champion Brock Lesnar, Braun Strowman and Kane brawled
You can watch the top 10 moments from Raw 25 below: