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Sasha Banks & Bayley Make History, RAW’s 3rd Hour Draws Lowest Viewership Ever


• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (July 29, 1995) – WCW Saturday Night

On this day in 1995, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Saturday Night’.

This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the “WCW/NJPW Collision in Korea” PPV.

The card of the show can be found here:

“Macho Man” Randy Savage vs. Tom Burton

Big Van Vader vs. Tom Torres

Renegade vs. Jack Steel

Sting vs. Scott Stevens

“Nature Boy” Ric Flair vs. Marcus Alexander Bagwell

• Sasha Banks & Bayley Make History

As seen on this week’s RAW, Sasha Banks defeated Asuka via count-out to win the RAW Women’s Championship. She’s now a 5 time RAW Women’s Champion.

With this title win, WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Bayley & Sasha Banks, who also hold the SmackDown Women’s Championship & the RAW Women’s Championship, have made history by becoming the first female superstar team to hold singles titles and the tag team titles at the same time.

Overall, they’re the 5th team in WWF/E history to do so. You can check out all the 5 teams below:

– Shawn Michaels & Diesel

– Owen Hart & The British Bulldog

– Ken Shamrock & The Big Boss Man

– Stone Cold Steve Austin & Triple H

– Sasha Banks & Bayley

• RAW’s 3rd Hour Draws Lowest Viewership Ever

This week’s episode of RAW drew 1.62 million viewers. This is down from last week’s 1.63 million viewers.

This ended up being the second-lowest viewership in the history of Monday Night RAW.

WWE did a rating of 0.48 in the 18-49 demographic.

Below is the hourly breakup of the viewership:

1st Hour: 1.70 million viewers (Last Week: 1.74 million)

2nd Hour: 1.69 million viewers (Last Week: 1.61 million)

3rd Hour: 1.46 million viewers (Last Week: 1.54 million)

The 1.46 million that this week’s 3rd hour of RAW drew is the lowest viewership for the 3rd hour of RAW ever. Previous low was 1.50 million (for July 13, 2020 episode).

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