WWE‘s two week battle with TNA Wrestling and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is over and Monday Night RAW held strong in the cable ratings. RAW went head-to-head on consecutive weeks with special programming on SpikeTV.
On Monday (1/11), WWE RAW featuring the return of Mike Tyson saw increased viewership from the previous week, doing a 3.7 rating with 5.5 million viewers. “UFC Fight Night 20” on Spike TV earned a 1.2 rating with an average of 1.7 million viewers.The show peaked with 2 million viewers for the Gray Maynard vs. Nate Diaz main event.
In the end, it looks like good news for all parties involved. WWE RAW did above-average viewership both weeks – while at the same time, TNA and UFC both drew healthy audiences.