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Viewership For This Week’s RAW With John Cena’s Return


• Viewership For This Week’s RAW With John Cena’s Return

This week’s episode of RAW on the Road to WrestleMania 39 was a big one.

It featured the return of John Cena, who set up his WrestleMania Hollywood match with Austin Theory for the United States Championship.

Edge appeared to further his angle with Finn Balor. Seth Rollins vs. Logan Paul was made official for the Show of Shows.

Trish Stratus announced that she’s coming out of retirement and laid down a WrestleMania challenge.

In the main event, Jey Uso appeared and turned on Sami Zayn by brutally assaulting him.

According to Sean Ross Sapp, RAW (just like a lot of recent WWE shows) set a new record:

“Live events report indicates that this TD Garden show is the highest grossing WWE RAW in Boston history.”

This week’s RAW drew 1.85 million viewers with a 0.53 rating in the 18-49 demo. This is up from last week’s 1.77 million viewers with a 0.51 rating.

RAW ranked #1 on cable.

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (March 9, 1993) – WWF TV-Tapings

On this day in 1993, the World Wrestling Federation taped 3 future TV episodes for their weekly syndicated show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’, but also featured some untelevised matches exclusively for the audience in the arenathat night. Two of them were later released on VHS/DVD.

During the tapings, they also taped several matches for their ‘WWF Mania’ and ‘WWF All American Wrestling’ TV shows.

Here are the untelevised matches, that were taped that night:

The Toxic Turtles (Barry Hardy & Duane Gill) vs. Tommy Stephenson & Ron Preston (later released on the ‘WWE Unreleased 1986-1995’ DVD)

Mike Shaw (Bastion Booger) vs. Barry Horowitz

The Nightstalker (Adam Bomb) vs. Ricky Nelson

Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake (w/ Jimmy Hart) vs. the Beverly Brothers (later released on the ‘Grudges, Gripes, & Grunts’ VHS)

The Bushwhackers & Tiger Jackson vs. Little Louie & the Beverly Brothers

Crush vs. Doink the Clown (sub. for WWF IC Champion Shawn Michaels)

The Undertaker vs. Giant Gonzalez (sub. for Yokozuna)

WWF World Champion Bret Hart vs. Yokozuna (sub. for Bam Bam Bigelow)

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