WWE's Vince McMahon nets nearly $40 million by selling more than 2 million shares of stock

Mondays are usually busy for Vince McMahon and his family. Most of them are spent shaping the script of WWE's Monday Night Raw. Before the program this week, the chairman of the board took care of a financial matter.Via a filing with the SEC:On May 16, 2016, the Vincent K. McMahon 2013 Irrev. Trust U/A dtd. December 5, 2013 (the "GRAT") sold 2,191,894 shares of Class A common stock...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Spring 2016 Roster Assessment

The WWE has recently done some Spring cleaning. Wrestlemania 32 saw the culmination of the “previous era” of feuds and “older” superstars wrapping up feuds. The following night, Shane McMahon got his chance to run Raw and all of a sudden the wrestlers from NXT entered the fray and continued to make an impact as the weeks progressed. Despite the coincidence that Shane O Mac...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN developing a 30 For 30 documentary on the XFL

It’s been 15 years since Vince McMahon and the WWE decided to start up their own professional football league. The XFL only lasted one season, but the memories of that failed experiment live on. Apparently, ESPN is developing a 30 For 30 documentary about the league. ESPN’s Jonathan Coachman appeared on the latest episode of Jim Ross’ podcast, The Ross Report, and revealed...
Via Awful Announcing
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Four major WWE superstars will be coming back to the ring soon, says Vince McMahon

The WWE has been busy managing its roster lately. Just days after releasing a handful of superstars, Vince McMahon teased the return of some notable superstars coming soon. During the WWE’s first quarter earnings conference call on Tuesday, McMahon said four main stars on the roster will be back in the ring within the next month. Randy Orton, John Cena, Bray Wyatt and Seth Rollins...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryback is likely done with WWE

There’s a reason why you didn’t see Ryback in the Battle Royal to determine the #1 contender for Kalisto’s United States Championship last night on RAW. With his contract set to end this Summer, “The Big Guy” met with Vince McMahon on Monday to begin negotiations on a new deal. According to Wrestling Observer Radio, the two parties were “very far apart in money” which...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Star Ryback reportedly pulled from programming indefinitely

WWE superstar Ryback has reportedly been pulled from WWE programming due to a contract dispute, according to multiple pro wrestling sources.Industry sources say Ryback was sent home from Raw in St. Louis on Monday after a meeting with WWE chairman and CEO Vince McMahon. Ryback met with McMahon to discuss his contract, which is set to expire this summer. Ryback was apparently unhappy...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

CM Punk Jabs Vince McMahon, WWE While Discussing UFC Injury Setbacks

CM Punk couldn’t help but take a dig at his former employer. Although Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, never specifically mentioned WWE or the company’s chairman and CEO, Vince McMahon, earlier this week while discussing his impending UFC debut, it still was easy to put two and two together. Punk has been critical of WWE since leaving the company in January 2014, and it...
Via NESN.com
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Former WWE personalities reportedly considering class-action suit over royalties

A number of former WWE personalities are reportedly interested in joining up with a potential class-action lawsuit against WWE over royalties. The suit, first reported by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter and shared by Wrestling Inc., is over a loss of royalties thanks to WWE transitioning from DVD and blu-ray to the WWE Network. Personalities received royalties from DVD sales,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Vince McMahon Didn’t Have WWE’s Highest Salary For 2015, But That’s OK

Believe it or not, Vince McMahon’s salary wasn’t the highest at WWE in 2015. But don’t worry. The company’s chairman and CEO is doing just fine. Kevin Dunn (executive producer, $4.8 million), George Barrios (chief financial and strategy officer, $4.5 million) and Michelle Wilson (chief revenue and marketing officer, $4.5 million) each earned a higher salary than McMahon,...
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March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Titus O’Neil Suspended By WWE For Grabbing Vince McMahon (Video)

It sounds like Titus O’Neil was the real loser of Daniel Bryan’s retirement ceremony. O’Neil has been suspended for unprofessional conduct, according to PW Insider. The superstar reportedly was sent home Tuesday from WWE’s “Smackdown” tapings in Portland, Ore., and the suspension apparently stems from an incident involving WWE chairman and CEO Vince McMahon at the conclusion...
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February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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