Below are some top WWE & AEW news stories of the day:
– WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus was recently interviewed by Cathy Kelley.
After the interview, Trish tweeted:
“Have fun and see you never … Had you not tried to steal my spotlight by not wearing pants for our interview I wouldn’t have had you moved to SmackDown. Next time let’s keep it professional Kelley.”
Have fun and see you never … Had you not tried to steal my spotlight by not wearing pants for our interview I wouldn’t have had you moved to Smackdown. Next time let’s keep it professional Kelley. https://t.co/G9Fd4v2tWM pic.twitter.com/hgzFlIuQSY
— Trish Stratus (@trishstratuscom) June 29, 2023
As we reported before, Jackie Redmond (co-host of RAW Talk and SmackDown LowDown) was promoted to a Backstage Interviewer on RAW and will be a part of the Kickoff Show panel at WWE premium live events.
Cathy Kelley has now been moved to SmackDown, where she and Kayla Braxton will be Backstage Interviewers.
– Monday’s RAW drew 1.97 million viewers with a 0.61 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is up from last week’s 1.82 million viewers with a 0.56 rating.
– Tuesday’s NXT drew 622,000 viewers with a 0.17 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is down from last week’s 773,000 viewers with a 0.23 rating.
– Wednesday’s Dynamite drew 809,000 viewers with a 0.24 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is down from last week’s 902,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating. This week’s rating was the lowest since June 24, 2020.
– CM Punk will be the special guest commentator when Samoa Joe and Roderick Strong collide in the Men’s Owen Hart Cup Tournament this Saturday on AEW Collision.
Punk advanced to the next round in this tournament after defeating NJPW Legend Satoshi Kojima at AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door.
On the July 8th episode of Collision, Punk will face the winner of Joe vs. Strong in the Semi-Final.
WATCH: WWE Interviewer Cathy Kelley’s Buns Exposed While Playing Golf: