WWE RAW versus SmackDown Episode 1

Welcome to a brand new article that will replace the weekly RAW rankings and will pit Raw and SmackDown against each other to determine which brand had the better week. Vince McMahon wants competition and we’re going to give it to him! This one is particularly important as it is the first week of the brand split and with it came new sets, new theme songs, new commentators and of...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
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How WWE SmackDown (not RAW) hit a grand slam for WWE

In every successful leader of a respective industry, ebb and flows are sure to happen. But ultimately it’s what you gain from those experiences that keep you atop the throne of the sports entertainment/ professional wrestling world. When the sea begins to get rough, the ship is faced with new opportunities. A ship is only as good as its captain. And Vincent J. McMahon is the captain...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dozens of retired wrestlers sue WWE over brain injuries

A group of retired wrestlers has filed a class action lawsuit against the WWE and Vince McMahon, claiming the company hid the long-term effects and risks of head injuries that they say they suffered during matches. The complaint was filed on behalf of Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka and dozens of former wrestlers, including Joseph "Road Warrior Animal" Laurinaitis, Paul "Mr. Wonderful" Orndorff...
Via FOX Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince McMahon picks Shane McMahon to be the commissioner of SmackDown

Vince McMahon returned to Monday Night Raw and closed the show by announcing his final decision on which one of his children will take control of WWE SmackDown when the show goes live starting July 19th. Stephanie and Shane McMahon both made their cases in the ring, and the CEO made the popular choice by appointing Shane McMahon to the position, before revealing that Stephanie McMahon...
Via FOX Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE turns back the clock with brand extension, draft lottery next week

The WWE will attempt to split the baby again next Tuesday on SmackDown! through a brand extension, draft.The organization is taking the split seriously as it is breaking its fractured family apart, with Vince McMahon decreeing on Raw Monday that son Shane would head up the SmackDown! brand while daughter Stephanie runs Raw.Hopefully, some of the choices will seem more logical than...
Via FOX Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Lesnar details his relationship with Vince McMahon ahead of UFC 200

Before Brock Lesnar officially could return to the Octagon for UFC 200, he had to get permission after signing a long-term contract with WWE last year.When Lesnar's fight with Mark Hunt was first announced, he joked that he arm wrestled WWE chairman Vince McMahon for the right to return to the UFC.Now Lesnar has revealed at least a few more details about his relationship with the...
Via FOX Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via FOX Sports
May 17, 2016  |  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
May 11, 2016  |  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

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