Ric Flair On Tonight’s WWE NXT Broadcast, Recent WWE Attendance Figures, Itami/WWE News


Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

— As noted late last night, WWE is scheduled to return to Japan for some live events in July of 2015. The company will be returning to Tokyo on July 3rd and July 4th for shows at the Sumo Hall, events that WWE is pushing as the big debut of NXT star Hideo Itami in the Japanese market. 

With Itami now in NXT, J Sports in Japan has been airing NXT television each week, and also aired the recent NXT Takeover: R Evolution event live.

— Tonight’s edition of NXT TV will feature a look back at NXT in 2014, along with Charlotte vs. Sasha Banks for the NXT Women’s Championship and an appearance by Ric Flair.

— Below are some recent WWE attendance figures:

* December 18th in Tampa, FL for NXT drew 300 fans
* December 20th in Sioux Falls, SD drew 5,500 fans
* December 20th in Winnipeg drew 4,000 fans
* December 21st in Sioux City, IA for SmackDown drew 4,000 fans
* December 22nd in Minneapolis, MN for RAW drew 9,000 fans

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