More RAW Ratings Data Revealed, Big Show's DVD, NJPW
-- In the segment-by-segment numbers for Monday's RAW, the WWE Title Match between The Miz and John Morrison drew a 3.1 for the first quarter and a 3.2 for the second quarter; Maryse, Melina and Alicia Fox vs. Brie Bella, Eve Torres and Natalya tumbled to 2.9; the in-ring segment with CM Punk, Wade Barrett and The Nexus setting up main event stipulations grew the rating to a 3.2; Alberto Del Rio vs. R-Truth fell to 3.0; backstage interviews with Randy Orton and The Nexus fell to 2.7; beginning of the Steel Cage Match between Orton, Barrett and Sheamus grew to 3.2 and then increased to 3.8 for the overrun. From start to finish, the Steel Cage Match gained 1,611,000 viewers. Overall, the show drew a 3.08 cable rating, with 4.51 million viewers.
-- Jersey All Pro Wrestling, who are organizing New Japan's tour this May in the US, have made an announcement regarding the venue for NJPW's NYC show. "The New Japan Pro Wrestling Show is not being held in the same building Ring of Honor ran in years ago. This is the 'NEW' basketball city, it is not being held in a bubble! Once again this event is not being held in the same building ROH ran in! JAPW Promotions is awaiting the official Press Release from New Japan Pro Wrestling." The new venue holds several thousand fans, while the old venue has been shut down.
-- WWEDVDNews.com has released the cover art for World Wrestling Entertainment's upcoming DVD set on Big Show, Big Show: A Giant's World. The cover features the WWE Superstar grasping a miniature wrestling ring. The three-disc set is scheduled for release on Feb. 22. You can check out the cover by clicking here.