This past Monday’s WWE RAW took place at the Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Judgment Day kicked off the show. Damian Priest told Rhea and Dominik that Finn Balor should come with them. The Eradicator told Priest that the problems shouldn’t discuss in front of fans. JD McDonagh interrupted Judgment Day and delivered a message from Finn Balor. McDonagh said that Balor told them to worry about real targets, Cody Rhodes and Sami Zayn. Rhea said that they don’t take orders from anyone outside Judgment Day. Rhea also told McDonagh to tell Balor that they wanted to talk.
Sami Zayn then attacked JD McDonagh. The two men then faced each other in a match. Zayn picked up the victory. After the match, Balor attempted to attack Zayn. However, Zayn was able to get out of the ring.
Chad Gable defeated Giovanni Vinci.
Gunther defeated Otis.
Drew McIntyre & Matt Riddle defeated Viking Raiders in a Tag Team match. In a backstage segment, New Day challenged McIntyre & Riddle to a match next Monday.
Rhea Ripley squashed Indi Hartwell.
Michael Cole interviewed Shinsuke Nakamura in the ring. Nakamura said that he wants the World Heavyweight Title. Seth Rollins interrupted Nakamura and granted him a match. However, Nakamura ambushed Rollins with a Kinshasa once again.
The match between Becky Lynch and Trish Stratus ended in a double count-out.
In the main event, Cody Rhodes defeated Finn Balor. Judgment Day and JD McDonagh attacked Rhodes and Zayn after the match.
According to Nielsen via Wrestlenomics, the August 14th episode of WWE RAW drew an average of 1.757 million viewers on USA Network and did a 0.55 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
The previous episode (August 7) did an average of 1.888 million viewers on USA Network and a 0.61 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
WWE RAW viewership & ratings for the past few weeks
|Episode of WWE RAW||Viewership||18-49 demographic|
|August 14th||1.757 million||0.55|
|August 7th||1.888 million||0.61|
|July 31st||1.759 million||0.53|
|July 24th||1.818 million||0.57|
|July 17th||1.855 million||0.57|
|July 10th||1.809 million||0.56|
|July 3rd||1.828 million||0.49|
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