When Randy Orton unleashed a weight jab at Kevin Owens on Monday Night Raw, it set off quite the storm with the internet wrestling community. Kevin Dunn was blamed, and he became a trend on social media because of it. Reports have now surfaced that neither Dunn nor Vince McMahon fed that line to Orton. That leaves Triple H as the prime candidate, even though he was the responsible for pushing Owens in the first place.
August 13, 2015
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
The internet wrestling community has been going crazy with speculations after reports surfaced that Vince McMahon was going blind. It piques the interest because fans have long wondered about what WWE will be like once the CEO steps away. The source of the information, however, comes from an individual who attended the show and posted what he saw on a social media site. No other person has confirmed or reported such a thing.
May 5, 2015
While we've heard of this promise several times before in the past, WWE is said to be very intent on changing how fans view the divas division by changing how they book the divas division. Vince McMahon has seen the social media support that the girls have received, and he also knows how popular the Total Divas show is, so the promise might be kept this time around. McMahon has also seen how over the NXT divas are as well.
March 31, 2015
When it comes to Wrestlemania, WWE loves to tout numbers because they love to break records. It makes the company look especially impressive to the media, which in turn makes them look impressive to potential advertisers. Vince McMahon was quite pleased that he was able to draw in 76,976 fans to Levi Stadium for the event. The CEO is hoping to break his own all time record with the big pay per view in Dallas next year.
March 30, 2015
While the performers are free to post things without having to check with the front office first, WWE still plays a heavy part in monitoring the social media activities of those involved with the company. Vince McMahon has a pet peeve about people making his corporation look bad by saying things they should not be saying. For their part, the wrestlers have done a fairly good job of following the guidelines given to them by management.
March 22, 2015
While we know that Stephanie McMahon was livid over what AJ Lee did to her on social media earlier this week, it is being reported that Vince McMahon was the cooler head in the situation. Reports are saying that he was the one that calmed down Stephanie and instructed her to post a public relations response to comments made by AJ that insinuated that the divas were not being treated as well as their male counterparts in WWE.
February 26, 2015
It was not love at first sight when it comes to Vince McMahon and John Cena. The former WWE Heavyweight Champion revealed during an interview that the CEO was actually disgusted with the way that he Cena looked when they first met. McMahon ordered Cena to cut his long hair and remove the blonde dye. Cena stated that since he really wanted his dream job to come true, he immediately got the hair cut upon leaving the meeting.
February 26, 2015
During a recent interview with Jason Hervey, some details were revealed about the time that Eric Bischoff tried to purchase WCW. Contrary to popular beliefs, Vince McMahon did not end up buying the rights to the promotion because he won a bidding war. McMahon simply ended up with the deal because Bischoff and Fusient Media backed off once the network stated there would be no time slot for wrestling. Bischoff had investors already lined up.
February 24, 2015
When it comes to the WWE Network, Vince McMahon knew a long time ago that his biggest market would be the United States. It is the rest of the countries on the list that are a question mark. The company finally found it's way over to England and Ireland, both of whom shot towards the top of the list immediately. Canada has a chance to top those two. McMahon is another step closer now that an agreement has been reached with more providers.
February 13, 2015