The ratings for AEW Collision saw an increase as CM Punk faced off against Samoa Joe. The Saturday night episode achieved an average viewership of 580,000 on TNT, indicating a 28.3 percent increase compared to the previous week’s Fourth of July weekend episode.
CM Punk emerged victorious in the headline match of the episode, defeating Samoa Joe in the semifinals of the men’s Owen Hart Foundation Tournament. Other matches included, Ricky Starks vs. Powerhouse Hobbs, Willow Nightingale vs. Athena in the Owen Hart tournament women’s semifinal and FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) vs. Bullet Club Gold (Juice Robinson & Jay White).
In the highly sought-after 18-49 demographic, Collision secured the fifth position among cable shows with a rating of 0.21. This represents a significant 61.5 percent surge from the previous week and equals the second-highest rating achieved in the four episodes aired thus far.