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Various News: Total Bellas Hits New Series Low In Viewership, NJPW Announces Takashi Iizuka’s Final Match

February 12, 2019 | Posted by Joseph Lee
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– This past Sunday’s episode of Total Bellas brought in 396,000 viewers, which was #36 on the Cable top 150. This was down from the episode that aired during the Royal Rumble (454,000, #42) and is a new series low. The Walking Dead won the night in the 18-49 demographic and in viewership with 5.156 million viewers.

– NJPW will hold a retirement ceremony for Takashi Iizuka at Korakuen Hall on February 21. His last match will be a six-man tag team match as he teams with Minoru Suzuki and Taichi against Toru Yano, Hiroyoshi Tenzan and Kazuchika Okada. Here’s the rest of the card:

* Will Ospreay and Hiroshi Tanahashi v. Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Lance Archer
* Ryusuke Taguchi and Hirooki Goto v. TAKA Michinoku and Zack Sabre Jr.
* SHO and YOH v. El Desperado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru
* Shota Umino and Yuji Nagata v. YOSHI-HASHI and Tomohiro Ishii
* Tiger Mask, Toa Henare, Tomoaki Honma and Togi Makabe v. Yota Tsuji, Ren Narita, Manabu Nakanishi Satoshi Kojima
* Yuya Uemura and Jushin Thunder Liger v. Robbie Eagles and Taiji Ishimori