Notes: Monday's WWE Raw, WWE Stock Falls, USA Network Extends Streak

-- Monday's Raw, which will be live on Christmas Day for the first time in who knows how long, is expected to sell out or at the very least be very close to a sell out. The show is taking place in Chicago, IL.

-- When Vince McMahon sold 3.34 million shares of his WWE stock on Thursday, the stock price for WWE tumbled a bit to $29.55. While that seems alarming, it really was to be expected as investment company Citigroup downgraded the stock from "buy" to "neutral". Overall though, the stock price is healthy with no real pessimism in the future, especially with TV negotiations looking positive. Keep reading...

-- The USA Network ran its streak of being the #1 overall cable network in prime time to 12 years in 2017. WWE programming on both Monday and Tuesday is a significant reason for that feat and so it should go without saying that the network is not going to give up its right to have WWE programming easily when the contract between the two companies expires in 2019.