- Monday's WWE RAW ranked #1 among series & specials for the night in Nielsen's social media TV ratings. RAW had 153,000 tweets with 30,000 unique authors on Twitter. This is up from last week's show, which had 151,000 tweets with 28,000 unique authors. RAW also had 227,000 Facebook interactions with 142,000 unique authors, up from last week's 221,000 Facebook interactions with 153,000 unique authors.
Cruiserweight Classic competitor Kota Ibushi
confirmed to Japanese media this week that he turned down a full-time deal from WWE. Ibushi added that he may continue wrestling in WWE "as spot" and that his dream is to become the most famous wrestler in the world. Ibushi also confirmed that he will continue wrestling in Japan. We recently reported on WWE's interesting plans for Ibushi's future at this link
- Big Cass turns 30 years old today. Girlfriend Carmella posted the following message to him:
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