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WWE News: This Week’s RAW YouTube Report (6/11/18)

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As we all know, social media and other outlets have become a huge means of drawing in interaction and viewers for WWE. Most people will point to television ratings like they did during the Monday Night Wars in the late 1990’s, however that can be skewed with so many various means of watching today that do not include cable television.

As you’ve become accustomed to, here is this week’s RAW YouTube Report (2:30 PM EST, 6/13/18):

  1. Ronda Rousey makes Nia Jax tap out – 3.9 million views
  2. Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens vs. Finn Balor vs. Bobby Roode – 1.5 million views
  3. RAW’s MITB Ladder Match participants open the show – 1.4 million views
  4. Roman Reigns vs. Sunil Singh/Bobby Lashley runs Sami Zayn’s obstacle course – 1.1 million views
  5. Seth Rollins destroys Elias’ guitar – 1 million views
  6. Sasha Banks vs. Natalya vs. Ember Moon vs. Alexa Bliss – 682k views

Blowing everybody out of the water at the top position is Ronda Rousey with a whopping 3.9 million views, easily the biggest number I’ve seen in my short time covering this. If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a hundred times by now, but mainstream MATTERS. Last week, Ronda Rousey did not perform well, however her segment didn’t feature her name or even a picture of her for the YouTube video. This week was the opposite case, plus she also got physically involved with her Money In The Bank opponent, all things that equal a jackpot.

The interest in Money In The Bank is again prevalent at numbers two and three, which oddly enough started and closed the RAW broadcast. Outside of last week’s apparent aberration, Strowman has shown he’s a player in the numbers along with Balor and Owens on a fairly consistent basis. Bobby Roode and the red brand’s female MITB competitors are the benefactors of this, as Roode has greatly struggled week-in and week-out while Sasha and Alexa are only known to pull between 500-700k by themselves on a given week.

‘The Big Dog’ takes a big drop in terms of the rankings and another downturn in views at 1.1 million, good enough to tie Roman Reigns for fourth with what many continuously blast, Sami Zayn and Bobby Lashley. While I still feel people are overblowing just how “bad” Lashley/Zayn has been, it’s certainly proved to bring eyes to their feud, whether you’ve liked it or not.

The WWE’s hottest Superstar Seth Rollins clocks in at number five, which can be a little misleading if you only see that and not how many views he garnered. He’s hovered around the million mark regularly, but the competition this week was just much stronger.

Finally, RAW’s women round out the top watched clips with their own Fatal 4-Way involving Money In The Bank competitors. As I stated before, Sasha and Alexa have been known to rake 500-700k on their own, so this lines right up with those numbers. Also, if you want to argue with me that the ladies had much more to do with the 1.4 million that the opening segment pulled in, I’d ask you why there was such a drop then for their match since it followed the segment. Always Use Your Head, folks.

 

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MLW News: PCO vs. Brody King Added To MLW’s War Games In September

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With Major League Wrestling’s big War Games event rapidly approaching on September 6th from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the card continues to fill up as today MLW has announced that Brody King will take on PCO:

BOUNTY HUNTER BRODY KING RUMBLES WITH PCO AT MLW’S SEPTEMBER 6 FORT LAUDERDALE FUSION TV TAPING

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – What happens when a 6’5” bounty hunter takes on the “French Canadian Frankenstein”? Wrestling fans will find out September 6th as Brody King vs. Pierre Carl Ouellet (“PCO”) has been signed for MLW WAR GAMES® at Fort Lauderdale’s War Memorial Auditorium! 

The super card will also feature a FUSION TV taping for beIN SPORTS.  

Ticket start at just $10. You can purchase tickets now at MLWgo.com.

The resurrection of PCO’s career continues with literally his biggest challenge to date as he battles the young and massive bounty hunter Brody King.  

King, who is a dangerous combination of power and uncanny agility will be a test PCO.  However, PCO’s experience, durability and unorthodox approach to fights makes this a certified slobberknocker in the making.

See this battle of two monsters live!  You can purchase tickets now at MLWgo.com starting at just $10.

Wrestlers signed for the WAR GAMES® super card include:

WAR GAMES MATCH:

JOHN MORRISON, TOMMY DREAMER, KOTTO BRAZIL, BARRINGTON HUGHES & SHANE STRICKLAND

VS.

SAMI CALLIHAN, JIMMY HAVOC, ??? AND THE DEATH MACHINES

MEXICAN MASSACRE MATCH:

PENTAGON JR. (CORNERED BY KONNAN) VS. LA PARK (PRESENTED BY SALINA DE LA RENTA)

PCO VS. BRODY KING

ALSO:

WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION LOW KI

WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION MAXWELL J. FRIEDMAN

“FILTHY” TOM LAWLOR

REY FENIX

THE HART FOUNDATION

THE DIRTY BLONDES WITH COLONEL PARKER

PLUS MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

More matches and wrestlers will be announced in the coming days and weeks at MLW.com.  

MLW WAR GAMES® is an all ages event.

The War Memorial Auditorium is located at 800 NE 8th Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304.

Parking: The venue has a parking lot. Space is available on a first come, first serve basis. There is a small fee for parking at the venue’s lot. 

MORE ABOUT MLW:

Major League Wrestling (MLW®) is a sports media holding company with a focus on professional wrestling sporting events/programming, digital content and ancillary entertainment.

MLW Radio Network is the leading provider of professional wrestling podcasts in the world with 5-6 podcasts in the top iTunes 100 in the sports category on the average day.

MLW content has been distributed commercially in in the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, India, Denmark and Bangladesh among other territories.

Like MLW on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/majorleaguewrestling 

Follow MLW on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/MLW

Follow MLW on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/majorleaguewrestling 

Learn more about MLW at: http://www.MLW.com 

 

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WWE News: More On Sin Cara’s Injury, What He Had Surgery For

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As it was noted yesterday, WWE Superstar Sin Cara was down in Birmingham, Alabama for an undisclosed injury with little details being revealed (read about that here). Of course, Birmingham is where Dr. Jeffrey Dugas is located, the man who does nearly all of the surgical procedures whenever any of the WWE’s performers are injured.

Sin Cara had been out of action since a SmackDown Live Event in Albany, Georgia on August 5th when he defeated Aiden English, but there was never any news regarding an injury. Late last night, Sin Cara took to Twitter to reveal that he had in fact undergone knee surgery with Dr. Dugas, but it’s still not known the exact nature of the procedure:

Translation: Today we did with Doctor Jeffrey Dugas a few small adjustments on my knee to get back with everything to my field 🤼♂️. The body is wise and tells you when to stop ✋️. But he also has memory and knows when to return 👊.

At this time, it’s unclear when Sin Cara will be able to return to the ring.

 

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WWE News: Non-Spoiler Preview For Tonight’s NXT (8/14/18)

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Although tonight’s episode of WWE NXT was previously recorded at Full Sail University, we at The Chairshot realize not everyone likes a spoiler. With that in mind, here’s a non-spoiler preview of what’s happening on NXT, the final episode before Saturday’s TakeOver: Brooklyn IV, which airs at 8PM EST on the WWE Network:

  • Tyler Bate meets The Undisputed Era’s Roderick Strong
  • The Street Profits look to make The Mighty kneel in Tag Team action
  • Can Aliyah slow down Kairi Sane’s momentum heading into TakeOver?
  • The Velveteen Dream has some final words for EC3
  • Will we find out who attacked Aleister Black?

Don’t forget to catch Mitchell’s WWE NXT Report. You can also catch instant reactions and join the conversation with members of The Chairshot staff on Twitter (@theCHAIRSHOTcom) beginning with the start of the show. So give us a follow!

 

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