On this day in 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF RAW IS WAR’.
It was broadcasted from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF SummerSlam 2000’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
1. Hardcore Tag Team Match: D-Generation X vs. Al Snow & Steve Blackman
2. WWF World Tag Team Titles: Hardy Boyz vs. Christian & Edge
3. Chris Benoit & Kurt Angle vs. The Dudley Boyz
4. The APA vs. The Right To Censor
5. Rikishi vs. Tazz
6. Chyna & Eddie Guerrero vs. Perry Saturn & Val Venis
7. Kane vs. The Big Show
8. Lita & The Rock vs. Triple H & Trish Stratus
The main event of the show, which was a tag team match involving WWF Champion The Rock, Lita, Triple H, and Trish Stratus.
This match drew 8.46 rating with a 15.4 share, which translates into 9.97 million viewers, making it the fifth most-watched wrestling match in the history of RAW.
Below are the top 5 most watched wrestling matches in the history of RAW:
1. The Undertaker vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin (June 28, 1999) – 10.72 million viewers
2. The Rock vs. Shane McMahon (May 1, 2000) – 10.58 million viewers
3. The Undertaker & Shane McMahon vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, & Vince McMahon (May 10, 1999) – 10.45 million viewers
4. The Rock & Chris Jericho vs. Triple H & Chris Benoit (April 24, 2000) – 9.98 million viewers
5. The Rock & Lita vs. Triple H & Trish Stratus (July 31, 2000) – 9.97 million viewers
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