WWE: Cardiff PPV Sets New Record, Brock Lesnar Pulled from WrestleMania Backlash 2022, WWE Evil Ratings

WWE’s Upcoming United Kingdom PPV Sets New Pre-Sale Record in Company History

WWE reportedly recently broke a new all-time record for their upcoming pay-per-view event this September in Cardiff, Wales, according to TalkSport.

TalkSport’s Alex McCarthy reported that WWE officials informed him that around 59,000 people have signed up for pre-sale ticket registration, which was stated to be the largest ever for a WWE event in WWE history.

Brock Lesnar Pulled from WrestleMania Backlash 2022 Event

Brock Lesnar reportedly is currently not planned to be making an appearance at WWE’s upcoming WrestleMania Backlash 2022 event on May 8th in Providence, Rhode Island, according to Fightful.

Fightful’s Jeremy Lambert reported that WWE recently updated their official website removing Lesnar from the advertised talent for the event’s official poster. Lambert reported that WWE’s updated poster for the event currently features Edge, Roman Reigns, Cody Rhodes, Bianca Belair, Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, and Ronda Rousey.

Lambert also reported that the official poster for the event at host venue’s Dunkin’ Donuts Center has yet to be updated and is still advertising the original poster featuring Lesnar, Reigns, Rousey, Sasha Banks, Flair, and Lynch.

WWE Evil Ratings – April 12, 2022

This past Tuesday’s episode of WWE Evil drew 293,000 viewers, a 0.09 18-49 key demographic rating, and a #64 key demographic ranking on USA Network, according to ShowBuzz Daily. This was down from last week’s 337,000 viewers but up from last week’s 0.08 18-49 key demographic rating, and #65 key demographic ranking

This episode focused on Ric Flair.