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MATT RIDDLE TO DEBUT ON SMACKDOWN NEXT WEEK
Matt Riddle will step into a SmackDown ring next week, as revealed on last night’s episode.
At the end of a hype video that aired last tonight, it was revealed that Riddle will debut on next Friday’s episode of the show. He was called up from NXT two weeks ago after losing to Timothy Thatcher in a ‘Fight Pit’ match.
SMACKDOWN RATINGS TOP TWO MILLION VIEWERS
Last night’s overnight ratings SmackDown on FOX saw the show average 2.016 million viewers.
In hour one the show had 2.036 and 1.996 million in the second hour. The viewership was up 4.2 percent from last week but was still SmackDown’s third lowest overnight average on FOX since the show’s debut in October.
In the 18-34 demo, SmackDown averaged the same 0.3 rating as last week, the fourth time in the last six weeks it had that same rating.
CMLL WRESTLER ARES EL GUERRERO PASSES AWAY
Mexican wrestler Ares El Guerrero has passed away at the age of 50.
Born José Francisco González López, Ares was a staple on CMLL’s weekly shows for years, wrestling for more than 30 years. He actually appeared on a CMLL show as late as last year.
The announcement was first made by the Municipal Commission of Boxing and Lucha Libre of Puebla, which said;
The wrestling family of Puebla is in mourning!
With profound sadness, the Municipal Commission of Boxing and Lucha Libre of Puebla is here to inform about the death of José Francisco González López, better known as Ares El Guerrero.
We send our deep and sincere condolences…
May he Rest In Peace!Translated by Fightful