Report: Facebook Paid WWE $100,000 For Each Episode Of The Mixed Match Challenge

WWE reeling in the dough.

The Mixed Match Challenge was a weekly tournament that aired on Facebook Watch over a set number of weeks and the episodes were later uploaded to the WWE Network after the live shows ended. Teams consisting of male and female superstars from both RAW & SmackDown Live competed in single-elimination tournament style action for the ultimate prize of $100,000 for their respective charities.

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The last episode of the Mixed Match Challenge featured Team "Aweska" (The Miz & Asuka) versus "The Robe Warriors" (Charlotte Flair & Bobby Roode) in the finals. The Miz & Asuka picked up the victory as they walked away the winners of the first-ever M.M.C. tournament and also won $100,000 for their charity 'Rescue Dogs Rock'.

 

WWE and Facebook collaborated to present twelve episodes of the Mixed Match Challenge and on today's installment of the Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer stated that Facebook paid the sports-entertainment company around $100,000 for each episode that aired on their platform.

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