AEW had a solid jump in viewership and ratings for its Fight For The Fallen special while NXT’s viewership dropped.
According to Showbuzz Daily, AEW Fight For The Fallen drew 788,000 viewers, which is up from last week's 715,000 for the second night of Fyter Fest. This is the most AEW has drawn since the May 27 episode of Dynamite, which drew 827,000 viewers.
NXT, on the other hand, only drew 631,000 viewers, down from last week's 759,000 viewers, which was the second night of the Great American Bash. This is also the least-watched episode of NXT since May 27, when that show drew 592,000 viewers.
In the 18-49 demographic, AEW also won out with a 0.29 rating, which was fifth best on cable for the day and up from last week's 0.28 rating. NXT only drew a 0.14 rating, 49th on cable and down from last week's 0.20 rating. AEW also beat NXT in the 18-34 demo (0.16 to 0.05) while NXT won out in the 50+ demo (0.36 to 0.30)
As mentioned, AEW had its Fight For The Fallen special on July 15, which featured two title matches. The show opened with Cody defending the TNT Championship against Sonny Kiss while Jon Moxley defended the AEW World Championship against Brian Cage.
NXT saw Keith Lee in his first match since becoming the double NXT and North American Champion, taking on Dominik Dijakovic. The show also featured a match between Cameron Grimes and Damian Priest and in the main event, NXT Women's Champion Io Shirai defended her title against Tegan Nox.
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