Television ratings figures courtesy of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
WWE Smackdown: The 9/16 show drew a 1.80 cable rating with 2.61 million viewers. It ended up as the fourth highest rated show on cable that night.
TNA Impact Wrestling: The 9/15 show drew a 1.20 cable rating with 1.65 million viewers. It ended up at the No. 10 spot for the night on cable. The Sting vs. Ric Flair main event drew a strong 1.4 rating. The show drew a 0.90 among males 18-34 and 1.10 among males 35-49.
Hulk Hogan’s Micro Championship Wrestling: The 9/14 debut show on TruTV drew a 0.81 cable rating with 999,000 viewers.
WWE Monday Night Raw: The 9/12 show drew a 2.72 cable rating with 3.9 million viewers. The first hour drew a 2.72 rating (3.82 million viewers), while the second hour drew a 2.71 (3.89 million viewers). This ended up as the lowest rated regular or non-holiday episode of Raw in almost 14 years going back to December 15, 1997. It went up against two double-header “Monday Night Football” games on ESPN that dominated cable on Monday night.