Monday’’s WWE RAW rating produced a 4.2 rating. The first hour generated a 4.0 rating and the second jumped all the way up to a 4.4 rating. The 4.2 rating is the highest the show has scored in several weeks.
- The identity of Victoria’s rescuer on RAW was reportedly none other than Steven Richards (dressed in drag). The idea seems to be to reunite the two so that they can compete in mixed tag team matches with Trish Stratus & Tyson Tomko.
According to sources close to the situation, it appears that AJ Styles’ “mystery challenger” for the X-Division championship will be former WWE Hardcore, Intercontinental and Tag Team champion, Jeff Hardy. TNA is advertising Hardy as a mystery opponent for Styles, calling him a “Major Player” that is not on the TNA roster. Hardy is expected to challenge Styles at the TNA 2nd Anniversary pay-per-view.
This will mark Jeff Hardy’s first national wrestling appearance since WWE. While he has wrestled for independent promotions around the U.S., Hardy has never appeared on national TV since his WWE days.
He’s only scheduled for a one-time appearance at this point and is not booked for the Impact tapings in Orlando as of this report.