[WWE] RAW Rating, Batista Update, Christian Trademarks Name

– WrestlingObserver.com and PWInsider.com are reporting that William Jay Reso has trademarked the name Christian Cage as of 11/2, which is what he competed under back to 1995 before signing with the WWF. According to PWInsider.com, the trademark covers, “Entertainment in the nature of wrestling contests; Entertainment services in the nature of a wrestling club; Entertainment services namely live, televised and movie appearances by a professional entertainer; Entertainment services, namely, personal appearances by a professional wrestler;” as well as action figures, clothing, toys, games, multimedia, and additional potentially licensed items.

– Monday’s RAW scored a 3.6 cable rating according to Nielsen Media Research and WrestlingObserver.com.

– According to WrestlingObserver.com, Dave Batista is in Birmingham today undergoing an MRI on a torn right latissimus dorsi muscle and Dr. James Andrews is expected to get the results today or tomorrow.

– TSN has officially announced that it will be airing Monday Night Football starting next season, which means that in Canada, RAW will no longer air live during the football season. It will instead air on tape delay after midnight.