• Viewership For This Week’s SmackDown Live Revealed
This week’s episode of SmackDown Live, which featured a SmackDown Tag Team Title match and WWE Champion AJ Styles in the main event, drew 2.72 million viewers.
This is up from previous week’s 2.66 million viewers. In comparison, this week’s Raw drew 2.86 million. Below are the results:
– The frostiness between Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan continued
– SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos def. Shelton Benjamin & Chad Gable to retain the Titles.
– The Bludgeon Brothers vs. Breezango
– Xavier Woods def. Aiden English in the first round of the United States Championship Tournament
– The Riott Squad def. Natalya, Ms. Money In The Bank Carmella & Tamina Snuka
– Sami Zayn def. WWE Champion AJ Styles in a non-title match
Below are the top 10 moments from this week’s SmackDown Live:
• Old School WCW Veteran Celebrates His Birthday
Old School WCW Veteran Konnan (Real name: Charles Ashenoff) celebrates his 54th birthday today.
After portraying Mega Man character “Max Moon” in the World Wrestling Federation for a few house show matches, but only 1 (!!!) televised match, Konnan left McMahon’s company, but would soon wrestle for Paul Heyman’s ECW and ultimately find a new home in Ted Turner’s WCW, where he stayed till the bitter end in march of 2001.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY KONNAN
• Update On Which Raw 25 Venue The Undertaker Will Appear On
The 25th anniversary episode of Raw will take place at two venues – Barclays Center & Manhattan Center. Word going on is that current stars, including Universal Champion Brock Lesnar and John Cena, will appear at the Barclays Center.
On the other hand, Old School WWF Legends, including The Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, Kevin Nash, Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler, will appear at the Manhattan Center.