The second pay-per-view occasion of the yr for Impression Wrestling, Rise up, passed off this previous Sunday night time at Skyway Studios in Nashville, Tennessee.
AEW World Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega beat Wealthy Swann to win the Impression Wrestling World Heavyweight Title in a title vs. title match in the primary occasion. The promotion introduced in Mauro Ranallo to name it.
Dave Meltzer reported within the newest version of the Wrestling Observer Publication that “the present appeared to have been essentially the most profitable PPV present for the promotion in a few years.”
Meltzer didn’t have the numbers for whole buys however did word the streaming numbers as of the beginning of the present have been forward of the full numbers of buys for any present since Anthem bought the corporate from Dixie Carter years in the past.
It was additionally the most important streaming quantity within the firm’s historical past. Relating to buys via conventional TV PPV, it was stated the numbers primarily based on one main PPV supplier it “did virtually precisely double of what Arduous to Kill did and 7 occasions the full buys and proper now 9 occasions the paid buys of Certain for Glory.”
With including late buys via conventional PPV suppliers then it ought to be one other 10 %. Meltzer identified that it was manner forward of the PPV buys Impression was doing over the previous couple of years after they have been on Spike.
Rise up wasn’t wherever close to the height of PPV buys within the historical past of the promotion that Kurt Angle’s matches with Samoa Joe and Sting did. Meltzer couldn’t estimate the full simply but, however the conventional PPV buys “look to have been 9,300 as of early within the week and streaming numbers have been believed to have been a far bigger quantity than that.”