When asked about what the loss of Hulk Hogan meant to WWE, Vince McMahon opted to downplay the situation by stating that it has no material effect on them. This comes on the heel of the company losing at least $50 million in stock because of his departure. Hogan also moved a good amount of merchandise and was a proven draw at live events, especially in the international market.
July 30, 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
When Kamala was recently interviewed about racism in professional wrestling, he revealed that several people informed him that Vince McMahon did not like black performers. He also stated that WWE did not pay black performers nearly as much as they did white performers. This statement has been made by others before through the years.
July 28, 2015
While many are under the assumption that Ric Flair is guaranteed of the job, sources have now revealed that Bret Hart is actually going to be meeting with Vince McMahon this week to discuss the possibility of the former world heavyweight champion coming back to WWE as a replacement judge on Tough Enough. A deal could be announced very soon.
July 25, 2015
Some new rumors have popped up in regards to Lisa Fox Lee being fired by WWE despite being with the company for nearly two decades. It is being said that Vince McMahon had her released because she was not able to successfully negotiate a contract to acquire the rights to the NWA library. The company wanted to prevent them from being able to create their own online video streaming service.
July 12, 2015
For two whole decades, Lisa Fox Lee worked in WWE. She was a vital team member for Stephanie McMahon. Lisa was so good at her job that she was recently promoted to executive vice president and placed under the command of Vince McMahon. That change did not work out too well because the company has now decided to fire her.
July 10, 2015
In a sign that she is not one of the brightest business minds in the industry, Chyna is now said to be begging for an opportunity to meet with Vince McMahon and Triple H, so that she can get back on good terms with WWE. This comes after she spent a couple of weeks making allegations towards those that are working within the company.
June 22, 2015
During a recent interview, Jim Ross revealed something very hilarious about Vince McMahon. The longtime commentator stated that McMahon hates things that he cannot control. That is why he hates sneezing. That little tidbit has been a source of humor for those backstage in WWE for several years now.
June 20, 2015
In one of the stranger stories coming out of WWE, it is being said that Vince McMahon split up Lana and Rusev as an on screen couple because he wants to have them break up in real life as well. Apparently, McMahon does not think that a guy like the Bulgarian brute can manage to land someone as attractive as the Ravishing Russian.
June 11, 2015