WWE is once again feeling the impact of the NFL’s competition with Monday Night Football taking on Monday Night Raw.
As noted earlier, Monday’s Raw attracted an average of 1.593 million viewers and a demo score of 0.45 on the USA Network, as it competed against two NFL games on TBEN and ESPN that did monster ratings, resulting in Raw having the lowest total count. viewers since July 4th.
AEW President Tony Khan, who co-owns the NFL team Jacksonville Jaguars with his father, took to Twitter to respond to the reviews by posting a GIF that read, “Are you ready for some football?” This is a line made famous by Hank Williams Jr. when he sang the intro song for ESPN.
This appears to be Khan’s last chance at WWE due to a number of things the rival company has been up to lately, including alleged contract tampering with AEW talent.
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Khan previously lashed out at WWE for running two shows on the same weekend as All Out, saying that the Northeastern United States is the real crown jewel of pro wrestling and not something held in Saudi Arabia, a chance at WWE’s. Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia.