– RAW announcer Corey Graves tweeted the following in response to General Manager Mick Foley when he commented on being interested in bringing Cruiserweight Classic announcers Daniel Bryan and Mauro Ranallo to RAW to call the new division:
I wonder if I can talk @mauroranallo & @WWEDanielBryan into calling the cruiserweights on #Raw. They are GREAT on #CruiserweightClassic!
— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) September 15, 2016
Yeah Mick. Do that. It’s not like you have someone at the table already who knows what they’re talking about.
— Corey Graves (@WWEGraves) September 15, 2016
– As noted, the post-Backlash WWE SmackDown episode drew 2.658 million viewers, up from last week’s 2.454 million viewers. The final rating for the show was a 1.86, up from last week’s 1.76 rating for Labor Day. As noted, Monday’s RAW did just 2.69 million viewers with a 1.88 rating.
– As seen below, SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan appeared on FOX 29 in Philadelphia this week and blocked a takedown from host Quincy Harris.