WWE NXT: Bronson Reed’s title victory accentuated NXT viewership for this week: Bronson reed’s much-awaited gold in WWE NXT finally embraced him when he defeated Johnny Gargano for NXT North American Championship in a grueling steel cage match this past week. Reed’s victory not only amazed the fans but also helped NXT’s viewership to scale a bit.
NXT viewership rises from the last week
This week’s NXT comprising the Steel Cage match as the main event drew 7,00,000 viewers on the USA Network as per the report generated by Nielsen of @SportsTVRatings. These numbers are up by 0.43% from the last week’s show which drew almost 6,97,000 viewers.
Prior to the last week, NXT drew a viewership of 7,61,00 i.e., on May 4 with a .18 in the 18-49 demographic.- This was the best of the month so far.
Bronson Reed is the new NXT North American Champion
The main event Steel Cage match between Bronson Reed and Johnny Gargano is one of the primary reasons why NXT viewership raised quite a bit. It was a blockbuster of a match that saw Bronson Reed getting the better of a cunning Gargano for whom Austin Aries at the ringside did everything so that his friend could retain the title.
Apart from Bronson’s career-defining victory, Killian Dain’s victory over Alexander Wolfe and the latter getting attacked with The European Bomb drive by his own stablemates was one of the premier highlights of the show.
What’s in for the next week’s NXT?
The upcoming NXT is going to be a blockbuster event, and there won’t be any surprise if the next week’s viewership crosses this week’s numbers. Karrion Kross, the NXT Champion, would be defending his fir title for the first time since winning the gold at Takeover last month against the former champion Finn Balor. The intensity of this match will be on the uprise, and it is expected that the two NXT greats will give their all.
Apart from the NXT Championship match, Dakota Kai and the newly crowned NXT women’s Champion Raquel Gonzalez are all set to reignite their rivalry next week. Also, the much-awaited in-ring debut of Franky Monet will finally take place next week.