WWE 2012 Statistics - stats by Mookie Harrington

This is a combination of results published in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter (Results section) and results from TheHistoryofWWE (for missing PPVs and some shows). It does include both televised and house shows. It is not complete, but it's decently close.

Here are my tallies for the records for WWE wrestlers - note that it does excludes rumbles (including Royal Rumble). Where people had more than one identity (El Local=Ricardo Rodriguez, Skip Sheffield = Ryback), I combined them.

More than 200 matches
Sheamus: 216 matches (191-20-2 and 3 rumbles) = 91% win
Daniel Bryan: 210 matches (89-112-9) = 44% win
Big Show: 207 matches (82-120-5) = 41% win

More than 175 matches
Kane: 193 matches (78-106-9) = 42% win
Kofi Kingston: 192 matches (126-65-1) = 66% win
Dolph Ziggler: 186 matches (35-148-3) = 19% win
John Cena: 179 matches (160-13-6) = 92% win
Santino Marella: 179 matches (129-47-1 and 2 rumbles) = 73% win

More than 150 matches
CM Punk: 174 matches (119-51-4) = 70% win
Cody Rhodes: 165 matches (52-113) = 32% win
Brodus Clay: 154 matches (145-8-1) = 95% win

More than 125 matches
The Miz: 150 matches (34-113-2 and 1 rumble) = 23% win
Zack Ryder: 147 matches (73-72-1 and 1 rumble) = 50% win
R Truth: 145 matches (108-36 and 1 rumble) = 75% win
Alberto Del Rio: 143 matches (45-92-3 and 3 rumbles) = 33% win
Jack Swagger: 135 matches (25-109-1) = 19% win
Epico: 134 matches (37-97) = 28% win
Primo Colon: 132 matches (38-94) = 29% win

More than 100 matches
Ryback: 125 matches (118-4-3) = 97% win
Randy Orton: 120 matches (89-25-6) = 78% win
Natalya Neidhart: 119 matches (35-84) = 29% win
Tyson Kidd: 116 matches (53-62-1) = 46% win
Jinder Mahal: 115 matches (36-77-2) = 32% win
Lord Tensai: 115 matches (39-74-2) = 35% win
Layla: 105 matches (77-28) = 73% win
Alex Riley: 104 matches (30-74) = 29% win
Heath Slater: 103 matches (18-85) = 17% win
Justin Gabriel: 102 matches (50-52) = 49% win
Darren Young: 101 matches (25-76) = 25% win

More than 75 matches
Titus O’Neil: 100 matches (27-73) = 27% win
Damien Sandow: 99 matches (47-51-1) = 48% win
Sin Cara: 98 matches (75-22-1) = 77% win
Eve Torres: 97 matches (57-40) = 59% win
Wade Barrett: 95 matches (49-43-2 and 1 rumble) = 53% win
Antonio Cesaro: 94 matches (72-20-2) = 78% win
Michael McGillicutty: 94 matches (30-64) = 32% win
David Otunga: 91 matches (22-69) = 24% win
Beth Phoenix: 88 matches (45-43) = 51% win
Drew McIntyre: 80 matches (17-63) = 21% win
Hunico: 77 matches (25-51-1) = 33% win
Jimmy Uso: 76 matches (50-26) = 66% win
Great Khali: 75 matches (56-17-1 and 1 rumble) = 77% win

More than 50 matches
Chris Jericho: 74 matches (29-41-3 and 1 rumble) = 41% win
Jey Uso: 74 matches (49-25) = 66% win
Kaitlyn: 68 matches (38-29 and 1 rumble) = 57% win
Ted Dibiase Jr: 60 matches (30-30) = 50% win
Alicia Fox: 58 matches (30-28) = 52% win
Christian: 57 matches (35-21 and 1 rumble) = 63% win
Curt Hawkins: 53 matches (6-47) = 11% win
JTG: 51 matches (1-50) = 2% win

More than 25 matches
Rey Mysterio Jr: 50 matches (39-10-1) = 80% win
Yoshi Tatsu: 50 matches (11-39) = 22% win
Kelly Kelly: 44 matches (18-26) = 41% win
Dean Ambrose: 43 matches (19-23-1) = 45% win
Mark Henry: 43 matches (15-26-2) = 37% win
Ezekiel Jackson: 42 matches (13-29) = 31% win
Johnny Curtis: 40 matches (15-25) = 38% win
AJ: 39 matches (18-20 and 1 rumble) = 47% win
Mason Ryan: 37 matches (14-23) = 38% win
Tamina Snuka: 35 matches (16-19) = 46% win
Camacho: 31 matches (4-26-1) = 13% win
Tyler Reks: 31 matches (9-22) = 29% win
Aksana: 27 matches (3-24) = 11% win

More than 10 matches
Percy Watson: 25 matches (13-12) = 52% win
Nikki Bella: 24 matches (12-12) = 50% win
unknown: 24 matches (0-24) = 0% win
Brie Bella: 22 matches (10-12) = 45% win
John Laurinaitis: 20 matches (1-19) = 5% win
William Regal: 19 matches (5-13 and 1 rumble) = 28% win
Derrick Bateman: 17 matches (3-13-1) = 19% win
Seth Rollins: 17 matches (11-5-1) = 69% win
Ricardo Rodriguez: 15 matches (1-14) = 7% win
Maxine: 14 matches (5-9) = 36% win
Roman Reigns: 13 matches (8-4-1) = 67% win
Booker T: 11 matches (4-7) = 36% win

More than 5 matches
Bray Wyatt: 10 matches (2-8) = 20% win
Evan Bourne: 10 matches (7-3) = 70% win
Rosa Mendes: 10 matches (0-10) = 0% win
Xavier Woods: 10 matches (5-5) = 50% win
Big E Langston: 9 matches (9-0) = 100% win
Hornswoggle: 9 matches (8-1) = 89% win
Leo Kruger: 7 matches (0-7) = 0% win
Trent Barreta: 7 matches (4-3) = 57% win
Jerry Lawler: 6 matches (3-3) = 50% win

Several Matches
Bo Rotundo: 5 matches (5-0) = 100% win
Brad Maddox: 5 matches (0-5) = 0% win
Billy Gunn: 4 matches (4-0) = 100% win
Corey Graves: 4 matches (0-4) = 0% win
Michael Cole: 4 matches (1-3) = 25% win
Road Dogg: 4 matches (4-0) = 100% win
Vickie Guerrero: 4 matches (3-1) = 75% win
Jamie Noble: 3 matches (0-3) = 0% win
Jim Duggan: 3 matches (1-2) = 33% win
Kenneth Cameron: 3 matches (0-3) = 0% win
Richie Steamboat: 3 matches (1-2) = 33% win
Triple H: 3 matches (1-2) = 33% win
Brock Lesnar: 2 matches (1-1) = 50% win
Luke Hawx: 2 matches (0-2) = 0% win
Naomi: 2 matches (1-1) = 50% win
Paige: 2 matches (2-0) = 100% win
Sgt Slaughter: 2 matches (1-1) = 50% win
Trent Baretta: 2 matches (1-1) = 50% win

One Shot Stars
Aaron Relic: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Andy Tavares: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Arch Kincaid: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Ari Cohen: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Barry Stevens: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Benny Camer: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Dan Delany: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Danny Merman: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Doink the Clown: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Emil Sitoci: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Frank Valencia: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Gene Okerlund: 1 matches (1-0) = 100% win
Jacob Kaye: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Jared Walker: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Jay Hatton: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Jeff Lucas: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Josh Shields: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Lita: 1 matches (1-0) = 100% win
Maria Menounos: 1 matches (1-0) = 100% win
Matt Striker: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Mike Spinner: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Mike Testa: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Paul Heyman: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Rikishi: 1 matches (1-0) = 100% win
Road Warrior Animal: 1 matches (1-0) = 100% win
Rob Grymes: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Robbie Mathews: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Rock: 1 matches (1-0) = 100% win
Rutherford PS Hayes: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Sami Callihan: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Steve Lombardi: 1 matches (1-0) = 100% win
Sycho Sid: 1 matches (1-0) = 100% win
Teddy Long: 1 matches (1-0) = 100% win
Tommy Dreamer: 1 matches (1-0) = 100% win
Undertaker: 1 matches (1-0) = 100% win
Vader: 1 matches (1-0) = 100% win
Willard Fillmore: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win
Yani Greco: 1 matches (0-1) = 0% win

Highest Win % (with 4+ matches)
Sheamus: 216 matches (191-20-2 and 3 rumbles) = 91% win
John Cena: 179 matches (160-13-6) = 92% win
Brodus Clay: 154 matches (145-8-1) = 95% win
Ryback: 125 matches (118-4-3) = 97% win
Randy Orton: 120 matches (89-25-6) = 78% win
Sin Cara: 98 matches (75-22-1) = 77% win
Antonio Cesaro: 94 matches (72-20-2) = 78% win
Great Khali: 75 matches (56-17-1 and 1 rumble) = 77% win
Rey Mysterio Jr: 50 matches (39-10-1) = 80% win
Hornswoggle: 9 matches (8-1) = 89% win
Big E Langston: 9 matches (9-0) = 100% win
Bo Rotundo: 5 matches (5-0) = 100% win
Road Dogg: 4 matches (4-0) = 100% win
Billy Gunn: 4 matches (4-0) = 100% win

Lowest Win % (with 4+ matches)
Dolph Ziggler: 186 matches (35-148-3) = 19% win
The Miz: 150 matches (34-113-2 and 1 rumble) = 23%
Jack Swagger: 135 matches (25-109-1) = 19%
Heath Slater: 103 matches (18-85) = 17%
David Otunga: 91 matches (22-69) = 24%
Drew McIntyre: 80 matches (17-63) = 21% win
Curt Hawkins: 53 matches (6-47) = 11% win
JTG: 51 matches (1-50) = 2% win (he won a dark match before a PPV)
Yoshi Tatsu: 50 matches (11-39) = 22% win
Camacho: 31 matches (4-26-1) = 13% win
Aksana: 27 matches (3-24) = 11% win
unknown: 24 matches (0-24) = 0% win (thirty years of wrestling and he still can't get a break!)
John Laurinaitis: 20 matches (1-19) = 5% win
Derrick Bateman: 17 matches (3-13-1) = 19% win
Ricardo Rodriguez: 15 matches (1-14) = 7% win
Bray Wyatt: 10 matches (2-8) = 20% win
Rosa Mendes: 10 matches (0-10) = 0% win
Leo Kruger: 7 matches (0-7) = 0% win
Brad Maddox: 5 matches (0-5) = 0% win
Corey Graves: 4 matches (0-4) = 0% win (Sterling James Keenan)

Major Feuds (includes both tag and singles matches)
Alberto Del Rio vs. Sheamus: 61 matches (Sheamus won 59-2)
Big Show vs. John Cena: 55 matches (Cena won them all)
Kofi Kingston vs. Primo Colon: 53 matches (Kofi won 45-8)
Epico vs. Kofi Kingston: 53 matches (Kofi won 45-8)
Jack Swagger vs. Santino Marella: 47 matches (Santino won 42-5)
CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan: 46 matches (Punk won 35, Bryan won 11)
Big Show vs. Daniel Bryan: 44 matches (Big Show won 26 and Bryan won 18)
John Cena vs. Kane: 44 matches (Cena won them all)
Epico vs. R Truth: 40 matches (R-Truth won 34-6)
Primo Colon vs. R Truth: 40 matches (R-Truth won 34-6)
Dolph Ziggler vs. John Cena: 40 matches (Cena won 38-2)
Big Show vs. Sheamus: 39 matches (Sheamus won 33-6)
CM Punk vs. Dolph Ziggler: 38 matches (CM Punk won 34-4)
Daniel Bryan vs. Sheamus: 37 matches (Sheamus won 33-4)
Eve Torres vs. Layla: 33 matches (Eve won 25-8)
Alicia Fox vs. Natalya Neidhart: 32 matches (Fox on 20-12)
Alberto Del Rio vs. Randy Orton: 28 matches (Orton won 23-5)
Darren Young vs. Jey Uso: 28 matches (Usos won 21-7)
Kane vs. Randy Orton: 27 matches (Orton won 25-2)
Jimmy Uso vs. Titus O’Neil: 27 matches (Usos won 21-6)
Christian vs. Cody Rhodes: 27 matches (Christian won 25-2)
David Otunga vs. Santino Marella: 27 matches (Santino won 23-4)

Major Tag Teams
Epico & Primo Colon: 127 matches
Darren Young & Titus O’Neil: 88 matches
Kofi Kingston & R Truth: 78 matches
Jey Uso & Jimmy Uso: 71 matches
Daniel Bryan & Kane: 71 matches
Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow: 35 matches
Rey Mysterio Jr & Sin Cara: 31 matches
Camacho & Hunico: 30 matches
Justin Gabriel & Tyson Kidd: 23 matches
Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks: 20 matches

People in the Last Match of the Night in 2012
CM Punk: 111 matches (79-31-1)
Big Show: 105 matches (22-80-3)
John Cena: 88 matches (75-10-3)
Sheamus: 82 matches (79-2 and the Royal Rumble win)
Daniel Bryan: 65 matches (13-49-3)
Dolph Ziggler: 39 matches (2-36-1)
Kane: 38 matches (1-36-1)
Alberto Del Rio: 36 matches (3-33)
Randy Orton: 21 matches (11-10)
Ryback: 21 matches (19-2)
Chris Jericho: 19 matches (0-19)
Lord Tensai: 13 matches (0-13)
John Laurinaitis: 13 matches (1-12)
The Miz: 12 matches (1-11)

Ratings Information and Notes provided by Ryan Clingman of cubedcirclewrestling.com

Jan - March

January 2nd: 3.11/4.43 million Viewers
Gain: Ryder/Kane/Cena segment gained 383,000 viewers
Loss: Collection of backstage segments lost 431,000 viewers
Notes: Highest rated segmented was the opening with Cena and Kane, which did a 3.36

January 9th : 2.86/4 million Viewers
Gain: Cena vs. Ziggler with post match in the overrun gained 640,000 viewers
Loss: Ryder changing a tyre, saving Eve lost 544,000 viewers
Notes: Went up against one of the highest rated TV shows in cable history

January 16th: 3.02 rating/4.29 million viewers
Gain: Punk/Bryan /Chris Jericho vs. Mark Henry/ Ziggler/David Otunga + Post match with Foley overrun gained 817,000 viewers
Loss: Primo & Epico vs. Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne lost 522,000 viewers
Notes: First week with no football competition of the year

January 23rd: 3.17 rating/4.61 million viewers
Gain: Punk vs. Laurinaitis tease in the overrun gained 761,000
Loss: Punk/Cena vs. Jack Swagger/ Dolph Ziggler lost 528,000 viewers
Notes: Highest male skew in months due to no major sports competition.

January 30th : 3.55 rating/5.21 million viewers
Gain: HHH/Laurinaitis performance review in the overrun went 17 minutes over gained 753,000 viewers
Loss: Randy Orton vs. Dolph Ziggler lost 580,000 viewers
Notes: Post Rumble show highest rated since May 23rd 2011

February 6th : 3.25 rating/4.61 million viewers
Gain: Jericho vs. Punk vs. R-Truth vs. Miz vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Kofi Kingston gained 443,000 viewers in the overrun.
Loss: Daniel Bryan vs. Big Show lost 508,000 viewers
Notes: Down 13% from previous year.

February 13th : 3.01 rating/4.14 million viewers
Gain: Return of Michaels with Triple H gained 822,000 viewers at 22: 00.
Loss: Dolph Ziggler vs. R-Truth lost 621,000 viewers
Notes: Low gain, especially considering that Michaels was advertised

February 20th : 3.24 rating/4.63 million viewers
Gain: Undertaker/HHH in-ring segment gained 1,122,000 viewers at 22: 00.
Loss: Daniel Bryan vs. Santino Marella lost 932,000 viewers following the huge gain.
Notes: Show after Elimination Chamber

February 27th : 3.14 rating/4.64 million viewers
Gain: Rock promo before Cena gained 643,000 viewers
Loss: Kelly Kelly vs. Nikki Bella lost 816,000 viewers
Notes: Featured the return of the Rock. Cena lost viewers when he came out following the Rock promo.

March 5th : 3.23 rating/4.61 million viewers
Gain: Rock/Cena confrontation gained 763,000 viewers
Loss: Jack Swagger vs. Santino Marella 443,000 viewers
Notes: 1 million less than last year

March 12th : 3.29 rating/4.84 million viewers
Gain: Undertaker/HHH in-ring lost 869,000 viewers
Loss: CM Punk vs. Miz following the gain lost 888,000 viewers
Notes: Up in all demos.

March 19th : 3.10 rating/ 4.38 million viewers
Gain: Undertaker/HHH/Michaels in ring gained 597,000 viewers overrun
Loss: Daniel Bryan vs. Zack Ryder lost 418,000 viewers
Notes: Number one for the night on cable/Below average overrun.

March 26th : 3.05 rating/4.44 million viewers
Gain: Rock/Cena overrun gained 626,000 viewers
Loss: Eve Torres vs. Kelly Kelly lost 246,000 viewers
Notes: Down 21% from last year’s Mania go-home show/number one on cable

April – June

April 2nd: 3.42 rating/5.02 million viewers
Gain: Brock Lesnar return and F5 on Cena gained 1,036,000 viewers
Loss: Sheamus/Del Rio angle lost 297,000 viewers
Notes: Went up against the NCAA finals/down 11% from post-mania show last year

April 9th: 3.10 rating/4.29 million viewers
Gain: Brock Lesnar interview gained 423,000 viewers
Loss: Lord Tensai vs. Yoshi Tatsu lost 415,000 viewers
Notes: Down 21% from last year.

April 16th: 3.08 rating/4.39 million viewers
Gain: John Cena/Laurinaitis In-ring gained 400,000 viewers
Loss: Daniel Bryan vs. Kofi Kingston lost 603,000 viewers
Notes: Taped RAW with a 71.2% male skew

April 23rd : 3.06 rating/4.42 million viewers
Gain: Lesnar/Laurinaitis/Cena in-ring gained 873,000
Loss: Sheamus vs. Mark Henry and Primo &Epico vs. Zack Ryder & Santino Marella lost 439,000 viewers
Notes: Three hour RAW that was fourth for the night on cable and did a 3.83 over-run

April 30th: 3.33 rating/4.87 million viewers
Gain: Tensai beatdown on John Cena gained 578,000 viewers in the overrun
Loss: Layla vs. Nikki Bella vs. Brie Bella lost 479,000 viewers
Notes: Opening with Lesnar and Triple H did a 3.53 quarter and the 2nd quarter only lost 9,000 viewers

May 7th: 3.01 rating/4.30 million viewers
Gain: Sheamus/Randy Orton vs. Chris Jericho/ Del Rio gained 191,000 viewers
Loss: Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler lost 465,000 viewers
Notes: The overrun segment lost 105,000 viewers with CM. Punk vs. Lord Tensai & Daniel Bryan

May 14th: 2.95 rating/4.22 million viewers
Gain: John Laurinaitis firing Big Show at 22: 00 gained 1,033,000 viewers /Cena/Laurinaitis closing segment gained 990,000 viewers
Loss: Brodus Clay /R-Truth/Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler/Jack Swagger/Miz lost 996,000 viewers
Notes: The Show/Laurinaitis segment did one of the best 22: 00 gains of the year, but the show only delivered in the top 3 segments.

May 21st: 3.03 rating/4.16 million viewers
Gain: John Cena/ Sheamus vs. Tensai/Jack Swagger/Dolph Ziggler gained 878,000 viewers
Loss: Santino Marella/Ricardo angle lost 521,000 viewers
Notes: Overrun showed great gain among boys 12-17 and men 18-49, but no gain amongst women

May 28th (Memorial Day, which historically does not affect the rating): 2.72 rating/3.91 million viewers
Gain: Big Show destroying Kingston, Truth and Clay in the closing segment gained 436,000 viewers
Loss: Del Rio vs. Santino Marella lost 733,000 viewers
Notes: One of the lowest rated non-holiday editions of RAW in the last fifteen years/went up against heavy competition in the Hatfields & McCoys and Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat

June 4th: 2.92 rating/4.28 million viewers
Gain: John Cena vs. Tensai gained 514,000 viewers
Loss: Sheamus vs. Dolph Ziggler lost 753,000 viewers
Notes: Show started off strong, but viewership dropped off after the opening segment and never really returned.

June 11th : 3.23 rating/4.65 million viewers
Gain: Daniel Bryan doing an interview with Kane, AJ and CM Punk gained 978,000 viewers
Loss: Sin Cara vs. Curt Hawkins lost 450,000 viewers
Notes: The show kept its audience in the third hour and did some of the best quarters since Mania season

June 18th: 3.40 rating/4.97 million viewers
Gain: John Cena vs. David Otunga & John Laurinaitis gained 573,000 viewers in the overrun
Loss: Alberto Del Rio vs. Santino Marella lost 711,000 viewers
Notes: Best rating since the day after Mania

June 25th: 3.29 rating/4.72 million viewers
Gain: John Cena interview and return of Chris Jericho gained 803,000 viewers
Loss: Sycho Sid’s return with Heath Slater lost 607,000 viewers
Notes: Up from same time last year/third for the night on cable

July-September

July 2nd: 3.18 rating/4.71 million viewers
Gain: John Cena/CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho/Daniel Bryan gained 684,000 viewers in the mainevent segment
Loss: Rhodes/Otunga /O’Neil /Young vs. Santino/Christian/ Kingston/Truth lost 467,000 viewers
Notes: Number of homes were down

July 9th: 3.17 rating/4.42 million viewers
Gain: AJ/Punk/Bryan overrun segment gained 711,000 viewers
Loss: Lawler vs. Cole angle lost 416,000 viewers
Notes: Almost the same rating as the previous week, but TV viewership was done

July 16th: 3.44 rating/4.90 million viewers
Gain: CM Punk vs. Big Show and the Cena teasing a MITB cash in gained 719,000 viewers
Loss: Brodus Clay vs. JTG lost 491,000 viewers
Notes: Last few moments of the show with Cena teasing cashing in the MITB briefcase did a 3.99 rating/The rating was the same as the day after Mania, but viewership was lower.

July 23rd : 3.86 rating/6.04 million viewers
Gain: AJ/Daniel Bryan wedding gained 616,000 viewers
Loss: Christian vs. The Miz lost 895,000 viewers
Notes: RAW 1000 and it did the highest rating for a three hour RAW ever/ Final two hours averaged 6.31 million viewers and did a 4.03 rating.

July 30th : 3.09 rating/4.50 million viewers. Hours: 3.79, 3.21 and 3.25
Gain: John Cena vs. Big Show for the Summer Slam title shot and CM Punk interfering in the finish gained 1,181,000 viewers in the mainevent
Loss: Alberto Del Rio vs. Santino Marella lost 261,000 viewers
Notes: First regular three hour RAW/went up against the Olympics

August 6th : 3.09 rating/4.37 million viewers Hours: 2.80, 3.26 and 3.19
Gain: Randy Orton vs. Big Show at 21: 00 gained 480,000 viewers
Loss: Dolph Ziggler vs. Alex Riley lost 390,000 viewers
Notes: John Cena/Daniel Bryan overrun only gained 345,000 viewers

August 13th : 2.85 rating/4.14 million viewers. Hours: 2.68, 2.89 and 2.98
Gain: Brock Lesnar “breaking” Shawn Michaels’ arm gained 817,000 viewers
Loss: Brock Lesnar parking lot attack with no video feed lost 394,000 viewers
Notes: Went up against ‘The Closer’, pre-season football and major crimes

August 20th : 3.14 rating/4.47 million viewers.
Gain: Final segment with Punk, Cena and Lawler gained 466,000 viewers
Loss: The Diva’s battle royal lost 369,000
Notes: The audience faded after the Brock Lesnar post-Summer Slam open, which did a 2.97

August 27th : 3.13 rating/4.48 million viewers basically the same as 08/20 Hours:
Gain: John Cena vs. The Miz gained 525,000 viewers going through 21: 00
Loss: Sheamus/Randy Orton vs. Dolph Ziggler/ Alberto Del Rio lost 576,000 viewers
Notes: Had weaker competition with no pre-season game/was 70% male/followed the usual three hour pattern of starting weak, building to hour 2 and then having the audience come back for the overrun.

September 3rd : 2.83 rating/4.19 million viewers
Gain: Alberto Del Rio/John Cena falls count anywhere in the mainevent gained 442,000
Loss: Heath Slater vs. Zack Ryder lost 591,000 viewers
Notes: Unusual Labour Day pattern starting off strong and then dropping off, which is indicative of burnout rather than the holiday.

September 10th : 2.89 rating/4.15 million viewers. Hours: 3.78 million viewers, 4.36 million viewers and 4.27 million viewers
Gain: CM Punk vs. Randy Orton gained 555,000 viewers
Loss: Kofi Kingston /R-Truth vs. The Miz/ Antonio Cesaro lost 426,000 viewers
Notes: Lawler had his heart attack on air during this show/Went up against a below average football season opener

September 17th : 2.86 rating/4.05 million viewers. Hours: 2.97, 2.90 and 2.73
Gain: John Cena/ Sheamus vs. C.M. Punk/ Alberto Del Rio gained 823,000 viewers in the overrun
Loss: Jared Fogle Subway skit lost 478,000 viewers
Notes: Came the day after a PPV, but went up against a decent football game.

September 24th : 2.72 rating/3.78 million viewers
Gain: Mick Foley/CM Punk segment at 21: 00 gained 877,000 viewers
Loss: Miz vs. Ryback and the Bryan/Kane diner skit lost 533,000 viewers
Notes: Went up against a tough football game that did 11.95 rating and 16.17 million viewers/2nd lowest non-holiday RAW since 1997

October-December

October 1st (Went up against a big football game in the Bears vs. Dallas Cowboys): 2.54 rating/3.50 million viewers
Gain: Daniel Bryan /Kane vs. Dolph Ziggler /CM Punk in the final segment gained 532,000 viewers
Loss: Alberto Del Rio vs. Kofi Kingston lost 824,000 viewers to a 2.29 quarter the lost rated quarter in 15 years
Notes: Did the worst rating for a non-holiday edition of RAW in the last fifteen years up until this point.

October 8th (Monday Night Football with the New York Jets vs. Houston Texans doing a 10.47 rating and 14.05 million viewers, and a New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles baseball playoff game that did a 3.21 rating and 4.22 million viewers. Raw was 4th on cable for the night. ) 2.80 rating/4.11 million viewers
Gain: 
the Vince McMahon vs. C.M. Punk brawl gained 1,233,000 viewers, the best growth segment in 2012
Loss: 
Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara vs. Titus O’Neil & Darren Young lost 653,000 viewers

October 15th (Went up against a strong football game in the Denver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers and FOX baseball game): 2.81 rating and 3.98 million viewers
Gain: McMahon, Punk, John Cena and Ryback contract signing gained 766,000 viewers
Loss: Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow vs. Primo & Epico lost 443,000 viewers
Notes: Audience was 69.1% male and they were up against strong competition

October 22th (Went up against huge competition in the presidential debate and football game): 2.48 rating/3.55 million viewers.
Gain: CM Punk vs. Sheamus in the champion vs. champion lumberjack match gained 1,058,000 viewers, which helped save the night
Loss: Eve Torres and Layla brawl lost 613,000 viewers
Notes: The show went up against extreme competition in the presidential debate and strong football game it also did the lowest non-holiday RAW rating in the last 15 years.

October 29th : 2.95 rating/4.09 million viewers
Gain: The Punk/Foley team announcement gained 708,000 viewers to a 3.26 overrun.
Loss: Kofi Kingston vs. Antonio Cesaro +A.J. Lee and Vickie Guerrero backstage lost 451,000 viewers
Notes: Show went up against weaker competition with the football game being weaker and no World Series game/More people were watching TV due to hurricane Sandy.

November 5th : 2.78 rating/4.07 million viewers Hours: 2.81, 2.83 and 2.70
Gain: Cena/Ryback vs. Dolph Ziggler/CM Punk gained 1,084,000 viewers
Loss: Sheamus vs. The Miz lost 355,000 viewers
Notes: The Philadelphia Eagles vs. New Orleans Saints game football game did a 9.54 rating and 12.86 million viewers

November 12th : 2.86 rating/4.19 million viewers
Gain: Ryback vs. Brad Maddox gained 755,000 viewers
Loss: The end of the Lawler angle with Punk coming out lost 876,000 viewers
Notes: was the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs football game that did a 9.51 rating and 12.82 million viewers

November 19th : 2.73 rating/3.83 million viewers
Gain: CM Punk 1 year in-ring celebration gained 419,000 viewers to a 2.87 overrun
Loss: Kofi Kingston vs. Wade Barrett lost 298,000 viewers
Notes: Fifth lowest rated RAW and fourth lowest viewership for a non-holiday RAW in the last 15 years at the time, came the day after a pay-per-view and faced average competition

November 26th : 2.73 rating/3.91 million viewers
Gain: CM Punk vs. Kane main event gained 592,000 viewers
Loss: Damien Sandow vs. Zack Ryder lost 421,000 viewers
Notes: Tied 11/19 for the fifth lowest rated non-holiday RAW in the last 15 years/up against below average football game

December 3rd : 2.55 rating/3.43 million viewers
Gain: The Miz lie detector segment and Shield beatdown gained 509,000 viewers to a 2.86 overrun
Loss: Santino Marella comedy and Sandow match lost 226,000 viewers
Notes: Went up against the first strong football game in two weeks.

December 10th : 2.67 rating/3.76 million viewers
Gain: The Shield brawl gained 627,000 viewers to a 2.96 overrun
Loss: Kofi Kingston vs. Antonio Cesaro lost 546,000 viewers to a show low 2.39 quarter
Notes: The 4th lowest rated edition of RAW in the last 15 years going up against a weaker football game

December 17th : 2.87 rating/4.22 million viewers
Gain: Ric Flair angle with John Cena, C.M. Punk and Paul Heyman gained 605,000 viewers
Loss: Brodus Clay vs. JTG lost 588,000 viewers
Notes: Did identical rating to last year’s Slammys considered a success

edit: Last updated 1/17/2013

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