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HUGE RISING WWE Superstar is a MASSIVE ratings draw on WWE RAW

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The wrestling world is abuzz with the meteoric rise of LA Knight, a superstar who has not only captured the hearts of fans but has also proven to be a significant ratings magnet for WWE RAW.

His charisma, in-ring prowess, and undeniable connection with the audience have made him a standout performer in recent times.

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WWE RAW: A Ratings Phenomenon

On the episode of WWE Raw aired on August 7th, 2023, a face-off between LA Knight and The Miz became one of the most talked-about segments.

This wasn’t just a one-off instance. LA Knight’s influence was evident when he garnered the most-liked tweet on WWE’s official Twitter during SummerSlam.

Dave Meltzer highlighted this phenomenon on Wrestling Observer Radio. He pointed out that the segment featuring LA Knight and The Miz outperformed other segments, indicating LA Knight’s massive appeal to the audience: “The one segment in the Raw ratings…there are ups and downs and all that through the show of course. But, the one segment that did way over what the best segment would normally do was the Miz and LA Knight thing.”

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The Numbers Speak

The numbers further solidify LA Knight’s position as a ratings draw. The August 7th episode of WWE Raw witnessed an average viewership of 1.88 million, a notable increase from the 1.759 million viewers the previous week.

Furthermore, the YouTube video showcasing the encounter between Knight and The Miz ranked as the fourth most viewed video from that RAW episode.

YouTube video

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Beyond the Ring

LA Knight’s impact isn’t limited to ratings alone. He’s also a significant merch seller, indicating his widespread popularity among the WWE universe.

After his triumphant win in the Slim Jim SummerSlam Battle Royal, Slim Jim representatives were all praise for LA Knight, further emphasising his growing stature in the wrestling world.

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