Smackdown Attendance Outdraws Raw, AEW Advertising During The Rock's New Movie


-- This past Monday's WWE Raw in Little Rock, AR drew approximately 5,500 fans while WWE Smackdown the next night in Memphis, TN drew approximately 5,900 fans. This would be one of the rare occasions where Smackdown was attended by more people than Raw but it should be noted that Memphis is a larger market than Little Rock.

-- AEW's advertising and promotion for their upcoming TV launch on TNT has begun in a big way. The company is running commercials before and after the movie Hobbs & Shaw at AMC theatres in the United States. That movie of course features both The Rock and Roman Reigns which is a savvy marketing move given that the audience should have a higher proportion of wrestling fans than other movies.

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