The United Center sold out Friday as CM Punk debuted in AEW returned to pro wrestling after leaving in early 2014. Summerslam essentially sold out with more than 45,000 tickets out in Las Vegas. Plus, Nick Khan makes the media rounds and WWE corporate puts out a record number of press releases in a single week. Triple H only wants to talk about the Las Vegas tryout. And why total viewership, in addition to 18-49 viewership, might matter. Brandon Thurston and Chris Gullo discuss all that and more.

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