As if things were not hectic enough in WWE during the beginning of the week, Vince McMahon and Triple H could be left scrambling because Monday Night Raw might be canceled. The governor of Florida issued a state of emergency for all of Florida because of Tropical Storm Erika, which decimated Dominica already. It is headed towards Tampa, where the show was supposed to be filmed at the Amalie Arena.
August 28, 2015
Since the pay per view weekend was such as success, WWE has been touting how well Summerslam did in Brooklyn. You would figure that the company might want a repeat performance next year. Well, that is not the case. Vince McMahon is reportedly interested in moving the pay per view to Las Vegas, a city where people would gladly travel to for an event. There are also talks of taking things back to Los Angeles.
August 27, 2015
Back when he was in WWE, Alberto Del Rio used to wear a scarf to the ring. The reason for that is because Vince McMahon hated the fact that Chris Jericho wore scarves backstage all the time. McMahon feels that it is a feminine product to wear. Since he hated it so much, McMahon felt that the scarves would bring even further heat to the heel character that Del Rio was portraying.
August 26, 2015
Even though Summerslam did not live up to the ridiculous amount of hype, Vince McMahon is beaming with pride right now. That is because he can boast to his shareholders that he was able to sell out the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for three straight nights. Accomplishments like that have a tendency to increase trust from investors. It also provides WWE with plenty of bragging rights.
August 25, 2015
In case you haven't heard, there is a website called Ashley Madison, and it enables people to cheat on their partner. It was recently hacked, and member information was leaked to the public. Among those that were on the list were 25 people whose have WWE emails. That means that they are employees of the company, which will not sit well with Vince McMahon.
August 23, 2015
As if the legal department in WWE wasn't already swamped with work, they are now being forced to deal with a multi million lawsuit against CTH, their broadcasting partner in Thailand and Malaysia. The network has stopped paying their fees to World Wrestling Entertainment, and that does not sit well with Vince McMahon. The deal runs for multiple years, and the total value is nearly $25 million.
August 21, 2015
Since he worked backstage in WWE for years, Bruce Prichard has a million stories that wrestling fans would love to hear. He shared one recently. Prichard stated that Vince McMahon did not initially want to sign the Undertaker when he was a free agent. McMahon felt that he looked more like a basketball player than a wrestler. Plus, the Phenom was coming off of a really bad match in WCW against Lex Luger.
August 19, 2015
When the Minnesota Vikings announced that they were building a new state of the art stadium, the assumption was that they would eventually get a Wrestlemania some day. Vince McMahon loves being placed in new environment. Well, it looks like it might be the case, as the person in charge of the new stadium used to work for WWE as the guy in charge of live events.
August 19, 2015
It is no secret that Stephanie McMahon and Triple H are going to be taking over WWE from Vince McMahon some day. However, the looming question is which one of them will be taking over the official title of CEO. The belief right now is that Stephanie will be the one to that is promoted to the top spot, as she has been grooming for the job by being a brand ambassador.
August 16, 2015
Rumors have surfaced that one of the reasons why a contract between WWE and Destination America has not been reached yet is the time slot. The network would obviously love to open up their Thursday night wrestling block with the most popular promotion, as it would draw viewers to TNA and ROH. However, Vince McMahon is not very keen on the idea of helping out his competition.
August 14, 2015