-- Last night's episode of WWE RAW drew 4.18 million viewers, up 11% from last week's viewership of 3.77 million. The show did hours of 3.97 million, 4.38 million and 4.18 million viewers.
The episode drew a 1.5 demo rating, up from a 1.3 last week. The full rating will be available later today.
-- Former WWE, WCW, ECW and TNA star Big Vito LoGrasso recently announced on Twitter the opening of his own wrestling school. Below is the announcement from the official website, located online at BigVitoLo.Tumblr.com:
"Finally I get to make my announcement . After 23 years in the Wrestling Business, I have finally decided to open my own Wrestling Academy. Who better to learn from the the man who has gone thru the ranks starting in the WWF, going thru all the Major company’s, ECW,WCW,TNA,WWE. From the bottom to the top. If you say your trained by me, then the people will know , YOU WERE TRAINED THE RIGHT WAY. My website will be BigVito.com. It is under construction right now, but I have a phone number to call- 813-409-0469. An announcement will be made for the grand opening and registration and applications are being taken NOW. Be in the first class , and live your Dream today."
Speaking of Big Vito, the former WCW Tag-Team and Hardcore champion will be appearing alongside Steve Corino, New Jack, Jesse Neal and Tyson Tomko at the Ring Warriors event in South Florida on August 11th. For more information, check out the following MiamiHerald.com article.