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WWE: RAW Ratings, Dusty Rhodes plus more

-WWE Raw this past week pulled in a 3.7 cable rating, with a 5.8 share.  The show did hours of 3.5 and 3.8 .

– It seems as though Dusty Rhodes has either signed or is very close to signing a WWE Contract, its thought the contract is with the WWE creative section. Rhodes has already signed a WWE “Legends” contract which allows the WWE to market his name and use him in DVD’s , Action figures, and other promotional material, while Rhodes can still make independent dates. In an interview with’s ‘Byte This!’ Rhodes mentioned that one stumbling block is that Rhodes wants to have a match with “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair so point down the line, but Rhodes mentioned that he hopes the contract will be signed soon.

– July’s ‘Great American Bash’ PPV, gained an estimated 225,000 buys, combined US & Canada buys as well as International sales on the PPV. Its thought this is one of the lowest buy rates on the last decade.