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This year’s AEW Full Gear's build as it was leading up to MJF’s big win to become the World Heavyweight Champion by beating Jon Moxley in the main event with help from William Regal.

The previous AEW PPV event, All Out, in September did an estimated pay-per-view buys of between 135,000 and 142,000.

While speaking on today’s Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer noted that based on the early estimates, Full Gear did between 132,000 and 135,000 buys. Last year’s Full Gear drew an estimated 145,000 pay-per-view buys, according to Wrestlenomics.

“Yeah, a little bit. I got the cable numbers, and they were essentially so identical to All Out that it was 0.02% down, which is like a couple of dozen viewers. The number was identical as far as television, but the streaming number was down a little bit. Overall, it was slightly down.”

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Meltzer continued, “If I am going to go with a number right now, maybe 132,000-135,000 in that range.”

Meltzer noted that the final number for Double Or Nothing and Forbidden Door were higher than the projections, so the number for Full Gear could be higher. The gate for Full Gear was roughly $1,040,000, officially making it the fourth straight million-dollar show for AEW.

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