While some fans are emotionally acting out against WWE for being so quick to fire Hulk Hogan, Eric Bischoff, who happens to be a good friend of Hogan, defended Vince McMahon for his decision. He mentioned that a publicly traded company has to be sensitive towards their fans, investors, advertisers, board members, mainstream media and others. It was a necessary move to make.
July 30, 2015
When it came to the WWE Hall of Fame induction of Arnold Schwarzenegger, it is being said that Vince McMahon was all in, as he is usually is the one that pushes for celebrities to be inducted, so that the company can receive free mainstream media coverage for Wrestlemania. However, there were those backstage that privately questioned the move because Schwarzenegger has only had limited involvement with the company.
January 28, 2015
In a surprising bit of news, especially since the company has been taking a pounding from the internet wrestling community and the mainstream media, Vince McMahon proudly announced that the WWE Network has now surpassed the 1 million subscribers mark. He also revealed that the accomplishment was achieved before the one year mark, which means that their online service is the fastest growing one of its kind.
January 27, 2015
If you are one of those fans that hate seeing celebrities being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, then you are going to hate this bit of news. The company has officially announced that Arnold Schwarzenegger will be among the class members who will be honored at Wrestlemania this year. Vince McMahon loves that he still has a lot of name value, so this should definitely bring in the mainstream media attention that he craves.
January 26, 2015