War Games Match Unlikely For New WWE Battleground PPV, Final RAW Rating

Posted by Matt Boone July 30, 2013 3 Comments

-Upon hearing the news that WWE changed the name of their upcoming October pay-per-view show to “Battleground,” many fans had speculated that the old “War Games” match from WCW would be used at the event. While such a match would seem to be an organic fit on a show called Battleground, it appears that there will not be a War Games match on the card.

The seating chart for the building that the event will be held in was recently released, and did not include a set-up that would accomodate two rings. Additionally, the WWE Hell In A Cell pay-per-view takes place after Battleground, on October 27th, and the idea of having two gimmick-matches in a steel cage on back-to-back WWE PPVs is highly unlikely.

-The Monday, July 29th taped-edition of WWE RAW scored a final cable rating of 2.87, according to Nielsen Media Research. The 2.87 final draw is down from last week’s 2.94 cable rating.
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  • Bring back WAR GAMES

    Too bad, War Games was better than most of the Lame WWE PPV’s.

  • ExtremeWrestlingFan

    Hey! Here’s an idea…get rid of Hell in a Cell and replace it with another gimmick but meaningful ppv, like…KING OF THE RING!!!

  • P.P. Johnny

    P.P. Johnny was in Vince’s deaf ears for years to revive the War Games. It’s a great gimmick match.

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