Bobby Lashley Wins MMA Fight, How Did WWE & TNA Hold Up Against The NBA & NHL Playoffs
- Bobby Lashley (9-2) defeated Matthew Larson (2-2) via RD 1 (1:38) submission (rear naked choke) at Saturday’s Global Warrior Challenge PPV event.
– The NBA playoffs were up 5% in the ratings from last year. The finals game that went against Impact Wrestling on June 20th was the second most watched NBA game ever on ABC with an average of 17.7 million viewers.
– The Stanley Cup playoff finals, which went against both WWE & TNA several times, were the most watched since 1994. The games that aired on NBC scored an average of 5.76 million viewers.