Against The Mat – August 25th, 2021

We have the fallout of this past weekend’s events – AEW Rampage, WWE SummerSlam, and NXT Takeover 36 – along with a ton more of news and notes from the world of pro-wrestling and MMA, and our predictions for AEW’s All Out. Download/Stream the latest episode and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook orContinue reading “Against The Mat – August 25th, 2021”

Wednesday Night Ratings

AEW scored another victory in the so-called “Wednesday Night Wars” with Dynamite scoring an impressive 928,000 viewers compared to NXT’s 770,000. With news coverage of the Impeachment vote and Democratic primaries dominating television, AEW finished tied for 10th on the night in the 18-49 demo with a 0.36 rating. NXT, on the other hand, finishedContinue reading “Wednesday Night Ratings”

WWE Considering Major Changes to WWE Network

During today’s Q4 earnings call, WWE CEO & Chairman Vince McMahon announced that the company is considering making big changes to the company’s OTT streaming service. McMahon said the company could see a significant revenue increase should they go forward with the potential plan, which he called “transformative.” No details were disclosed other than theContinue reading “WWE Considering Major Changes to WWE Network”

TSN To Air XFL Football In Canada

According to their website (, Bell Media’s TSN will air XFL football beginning with kickoff this weekend. The first two games of the new spring-league relaunch will feature the Seattle Dragons visiting the DC Defenders, followed by the Los Angeles Wildcats traveling to Houston to play the Roughnecks. TSN 3 will air both as partContinue reading “TSN To Air XFL Football In Canada”