On a recent edition of Something to Wrestle, Bruce Prichard commented on what he believed would have been Vince McMahon's reaction to Ring of Honor selling out at the WWE mainstay, Madison Square Garden:
"I think there is a big part of him that is probably hurt pretty bad, just thinking about the tradition of his grandfather and his father promoting in The Garden. But at the same time, the Vince McMahon of today has grown a lot too, and sees it as, alright, it is a part of growing. It is a part of progression and we will have a new home and move on."
Prichard added that the real change comes from television rights especially with the huge FOX deal looming over the horizon:
"As far as revenue for the company, when we started getting big television rights that was when it started to change. As well as when we started to have competition from WCW then we realized that we had to change the product and we had to compete, which we had to do it on television. We were being paid for that, in addition to the house shows, you are getting a television rights fee, which was when it started to change."