Sunday, June 4, 2017

The Miz is WWE Intercontinental Champion, Will Raw Ratings Go Up?

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When you watch the Miz, you see a WWE Superstar. He may not be the best technically sound wrestler in the ring, but there is no denying that he can tell a story. There has been a lot of talks that ratings for Monday Night Raw have been down. How do you fix that when your main champion is not on television every week? Put your workhorse title on the most entertaining guy on the roster.




The Miz and his wife Maryse have become one of the best heel couples since Triple H and Stephanie McMahon in 2000. At Extreme Rules, the Miz defeated Dean Ambrose in a match where he could have won the title via disqualification. While the Miz tried multiple times throughout the match to get Ambrose disqualified, it was with a Skull-Crushing Finale that he found himself the Intercontinental Champion for the 7th time. 
Courtesy of @WWEonESPN

Now as approach the Summer, it is normal for ratings to be lower on Monday nights. How many fans are going to sit in the house and watch wrestling if the story is not compelling? However, with a champion that everyone loves to hate, who has the wife that everyone wants, The Miz is someone who is worth you tuning in on Mondays to see if he will get his butt whupped.  


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