Chamber Qualifying Bouts Added To Raw, NJPW On AXS Viewership, Edge Regrets Elbow Drop | Fight Size

Here is your fight size update for Monday, January 31, 2022:

WWE has announced that 2 Elimination Chamber qualifying matches will take place on tonight's episode of Raw. AJ Styles will take on Rey Mysterio. Kevin Owens will take on Austin Theory. The winners of the matches will be added to the Elimination Chamber match at WWE Elimination Chamber in Saudi Arabia.

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- Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics reported that New Japan Pro Wrestling, following IMPACT on AXS, was watched by 66,000 viewers on average, including 15,000, for a 0.01 P18-49 rating. Down 25% in total viewership from last week. The Wrestle Kingdom 12 match between Kazuchika Okada and Tetsuya Naito was featured this past Thursday.

- Speaking to Sports Illustrated, Bobby Lashley commented on his next challenger(s):

“We’ll see who steps up,” said Lashley. “Winning the championship was one thing, but defending it is another. Every day, every night, every morning, I’m putting in the work. I’m doing this the only way I know how, and that’s by putting everything into it.”

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- Miz praised Maryse on social media following their tag match against Edge and Beth Phoenix at Royal Rumble:

I am so incredibly proud of @MaryseMizanin Last night, I had the honor of tagging with one of the best performers @WWE has ever seen. Every time I’m around her she never fails to impresses me. Her physical beauty is unmatched. Her drive and passion is in a class of its own.…

Maryse’s ability and confidence to get back into the ring after having only 1 match in the past 10 years is unbelievable and admirable - mind you without missing a step. You are a superstar in the ring and out.

I love you. Thank you for being such a strong role model for our girls and for so many more around the world. Last night was Awesome.

- Speaking of Edge, he's back to being superdad, sharing the following on Instagram:

So you see us trying to look like super heroes at Royal Rumbles and events of the like. But the real spectacle is how I look after dropping the kids off at school first thing in the morning after getting home from the Rumble. I’m either stealing Beth’s Rumble hair, channeling Dog the Bounty Hunter or a man who’s running on fumes deeply regretting an elbow drop from the top rope. BUT we got the girls to school. Parenthood.

- Here's this week's WWE Network streaming schedule:

Monday, January 31
Raw Talk** – 11:05 p.m. ET

Wednesday, February 2
Monday Night Raw (1/3/22)**
WWE’s The Bump** – 10 a.m. ET
WWE NXT (2/1/22)

Thursday, February 3
NXT UK
This Week in WWE

Friday, February 4
205 Live – 10 p.m. ET

Saturday, February 5
WWE Main Event (1/20/22)
Talking Smack**
ICW Fight Club 207
wXw Back to the Roots Part 1

Sunday, February 6
Friday Night SmackDown (1/7/22)**

- AEW heads back to Boston, Massachusetts on April 6:

- Ric Flair has announced on social media that he and Wendy Barlow, who played Fifi the maid back in WCW, have agreed to end their relationship.

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- When the market closed, WWE stock was trading at $49.94 per share. WWE will report its Q4 2021 financials this Thursday. We will have full coverage of the earnings call.

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