WWE Raw Results: News And Notes After General Manager-Elect Baron Corbin Defeats Finn Balor

WWE Raw was dominated by Baron Corbin as the heel acting General Manager dubbed himself General Manager-elect. Book-ending the show, WWE made the risky choice of promoting a Raw featuring a Baron Corbin main event.

Baron Corbin dubbed himself the General Manager Elect on Raw. Credit: WWE.com

Corbin appeared in the main event against Roman Reigns for the WWE Universal Championship on the September 17 broadcast of Raw, but the show still saw a 14.3% drop from the first to the third hour, although it did face competition from the NFL and the Emmys.

Though Raw faced stiff competition from last week’s historic Monday Night Football shootout between top teams the Los Angeles Rams and the Kansas City Chiefs, Raw still saw a slight .37% uptick in viewership with 2.450 million average viewers.

WWE Raw Viewership—Last Five Weeks

Air Date WWE Raw Viewership
November 19, 2018 2.450 million viewers
November 12, 2018 2.441 million viewers
November 5, 2018 2.450 million viewers
October 29, 2018 2.472 million viewers
October 22, 2018 2.548 million viewers

WWE Raw Key Competition:

  • Monday Night Football: Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans

From the Forbes WWE Vault:


WWE Total YouTube Viewership for Raw Last Monday: 12,237,229 views (Down from 19,321,225)

  • Most-Viewed: Dean Ambrose Attacks Seth Rollins (3,063,901 views)
  • Least-Viewed: Lucha House Party vs. The Revival (209,946 views)
  • Median Viewership: 432,557

Average Attendance in “B+ City”: 7,608

Average WWE Raw Ticket Price at the Bradley Center: $70

WWE Raw Estimated Live Gate: $532,560

WWE Raw: Monday, November 26, 2018

Opening Segment featuring Baron Corbin, Bobby Lashley and Drew McIntyre

Baron Corbin has gone from a Lone Wolf, to a Constable to a General Manager Elect. His next nickname should be “the man of a 1000 nicknames.”

I wouldn’t expect Baron Corbin or any WWE Superstar to like Thanksgiving because chances are they had to work that night.

Bobby Lashley def. Elias

If anybody on the planet specializes in personality-driven poses, Lashley needs to find that person stat.

Something tells me WWE will pretend that…

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