Below are some top WWE & AEW news stories of the day:
– Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn lost the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship to Finn Balor and Mr. Money In The Bank Damian Priest at the WWE Payback premium live event this past Saturday.
Last night’s episode of WWE RAW featured Zayn, but it did not feature Owens.
Zayn had the opening segment with the newest member of the RAW roster, Jey Uso. He later wrestled JD McDonagh on the show, who played a big part in Zayn and Owens losing the Tag Team Titles.
According to PWInsider, Kevin Owens was backstage at last night’s RAW and was originally scheduled to face JD McDonagh, but plans changed and WWE replaced him with Zayn in the match.
– According to Tony Khan, All In 2023 drew close to 200,000 PPV buys and All Out 2023 did over 100,000 PPV buys.
According to multiple sources, All In did between 168,000 and 184,000 PPV buys.
AEW’s record for the most pay-per-view buys is held by All Out 2021, which drew 215,000 PPV buys.
In comparison, All Out 2022 did 140,000 PPV buys.
– Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns is the first wrestler in WWE history to see 3 other wrestlers have 100+ day reigns with “main roster” World Titles all during his one (ongoing) reign with a World Title:
1. Bobby Lashley (WWE Championship reign from March 1, 2021 to September 13, 2021)
2. Big E (WWE Championship reign from September 13, 2021 to January 1, 2022)
3. Seth Rollins (ongoing World Heavyweight Championship reign)
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