Vince McMahon Issues Statement On Mae Young, Remembering A Heartwarming Moment, Video Tributes

The wrestling world is grieving the loss of Mae Young as the legendary female wrestler died Tuesday at the age of 90. After WWE confirmed the news on dot com, Vince McMahon issued the following statement: “There will never be another Mae Young,” said WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. “Her longevity in sports entertainment […]

McMahon Hopes Raw Remains On USA, Smackdown Going Live?, JR Update, Heyman DVD Preview

- Vince McMahon noted in Tuesday’s conference call that WWE is in the negotiating window for their new domestic TV deal. He hopes to re-sign with NBC Universal, their current domestic television partner, to keep Monday Night Raw on the USA Network. NBC Universal has to accept or reject WWE’s final offer by February 15, […]

WWE Network Conference Call Recap – More Subscriptions, USA’s Opinion, Update On Current PPV Providers

Vince McMahon and WWE Chief Financial Officer George Barrios held a conference call with investors on Tuesday morning to discuss the WWE Network. I was on the call on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com and compiled the following notes: Michael Weitz opened the call by reading a prepared statement to open the conference call. He announced Vince […]

WWE Network Conference Call, Latest From Lita, More On Warrior’s HoF Induction

- Vince McMahon will host a conference call with investors on Tuesday morning to discuss to the WWE Network. I’ll be on the call on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com and will have live coverage throughout. – Lita answered some questions on the official website of Trish Stratus at this link. – The consensus regarding the WWE […]

Vince McMahon Comments On Ultimate Warrior’s WWE Hall Of Fame Induction

Shortly after The Ultimate Warrior was announced as the first inductee into the 2014 WWE Hall of Fame, the company issued the following press release featuring comments from Vince McMahon: THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR™ TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE WWE® HALL OF FAME STAMFORD, Conn., January 13, 2014 – WWE announced today that The Ultimate Warrior […]

WWE Network Had Deals With Major Distributors But Vince McMahon Refused To Sign

The Los Angeles Times has an interesting article at this link that discusses the WWE Network launching as an over-the-top service rather than as a traditional cable network or pay channel model similar to HBO. Vince McMahon is quoted by the publication, explaining that WWE had deals with major distributors for a network that would […]

DirecTV Upset Over WWE Network Plans, To Re-Evaluate Business With WWE

DirecTV is less than thrilled that the forthcoming WWE Network will carry all 12 live WWE pay-per-view events at a much cheaper price than they are currently offered by cable and satellite providers. In a statement issued to the Los Angeles Times, DirecTV said they will “quickly re-evaluate the economics and viability of their business” […]

Renee Young Interviews The McMahons About WWE Network, Content Available Morning Of 2/24

Renee Young interviewed Triple H, Vince McMahon and Stephanie McMahon about the WWE Network at this link. You can also watch in the video embedded below: I’ve been fielding as many questions regarding the WWE Network as I can Thursday on Twitter. One thing I recently pointed out is subscribers will be able to access […]

Wrestlemania Heading To Italy?, Vince McMahon To Address WWE Network, Twitter Updates

- The latest episode of WWE Inbox features Santino Marella and is subtitled “Wrestlemania heading to Italy?” You can watch it at this link or embedded in the video below: – Vince McMahon and George Barrios will host a conference call with investors on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 to discuss the launch of the WWE […]

Complete Details On Jerry Lawler Health Issues Monday Night

Vince McMahon pulled Jerry Lawler from the announce team at this week’s “Old School” episode of Monday Night Raw for precautionary reasons. However, Lawler’s absence from television only exacerbated concerns about his health from casual viewers. While WWE featured Lawler in a segment with Josh Mathews on the WWE App, the majority didn’t see it. […]

WWE To Stream Announcement That Will Change The Company Forever

WWE announced Monday here on dot com they will stream Wednesday’s groundbreaking announcement live on their official website. The announcement, termed a “blockbuster announcement that will change WWE forever,” will take place on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 9:30 PM EST from The Wynn hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Vince McMahon, John Cena, Steve Austin, […]

Busy Week For HBK, Groundbreaking Announcement, Best Matches From Rollins, Lawler Sketches, Ezekiel Update

- Shawn Michaels is in Nashville, TN for the Archery Trade Association convention. I wouldn’t expect him on this week’s “Old School” Raw as a result. – Speaking of Michaels, he’ll be in Las Vegas on Wednesday for WWE’s groundbreaking announcement. The announcement, believed to have something to do with the proposed WWE Network, will […]

JR Has No Plans To Attend Raw, Major WWE Announcement Next Week, Stars At Outback Bowl

- Jim Ross wrote on Tuesday afternoon in the Q&A section of his official website that he has “no plans” to attend next week’s “Old School” episode of Monday Night Raw in Baltimore, Maryland. – WWE will make a major announcement one week from Wednesday from the Encore Theater at the Wynn Hotel in Las […]