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WWE is Being Sued Again by Shareholders for Insider Trading

The lawsuit was filed by Ryan Merholz and Melvyn Klein against WWE, Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Paul Levesque, Frank Riddick III, Stuart Goldfarb, Laureen Ong, Robyn Peterson, Man Jit Singh, Jeffery Speed, Alan Wexler, and George Barrios, and Heel by Nature obtained a copy and posted it on their website The 44-page lawsuit reads: This is[...]

Batista's ready to inflict a major beatdown, courtesy of WWE.

Dave Bautista Shoots on Trump Supporters, Puts Over Bernie Sanders

Vince McMahon was recently named to a presidential task force on restarting the economy And even Cody Rhodes, executive vice president of rival wrestling organization AEW, stood up for Trump by liking a tweet suggesting fellow wrestler Sami Zayn "go back to Canada" if he didn't like the president's actions And clearly, Bautista didn't check[...]

Shawn Michaels roasts Triple H with impromptu tribute on SmackDown, courtesy of WWE.

President Donald Trump Congratulates Triple H on WWE Anniversary

The show ended with a touching tribute from Haitch's best bro, Shawn Michaels, and father-in-law, Vince McMahon But that wasn't the highest honor That came the next morning, when Triple H received the blessing of the President of the United States and, more importantly, WWE Hall-of-Famer, Donald Trump.[caption id="attachment_1198064" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Vince McMahon has something[...]

WWE chairman Vince McMahon at the Wrestlemania Press Conference in New York's Hard Rock Cafe on March 26, 2008. Editorial credit: George Koroneos / Shutterstock.com

Vince McMahon Believes WWE Raw Ratings Will Bounce Back

They rise seasonally around the time of WrestleMania, but each year it's a little bit lower than before.[caption id="attachment_1197076" align="aligncenter" width="600"] WWE chairman Vince McMahon at the Wrestlemania Press Conference in New York's Hard Rock Cafe on March 26, 2008 Editorial credit: George Koroneos / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Vince McMahon Hasn't Tapped Out on WWE Ratings Vince McMahon, however,[...]

Vince McMahon has something to get off his chest on Raw, courtesy of WWE.

WWE Reports 60% Revenue Increase After Laying Off Workers

As we noted, Vince McMahon himself, based on his ownership, is entitled to more than one-third of that money The company also once again touted its $500 million in liquidity, money which the company chose not to spend keeping its workers employed during a global pandemic.[caption id="attachment_1197076" align="aligncenter" width="600"] WWE chairman Vince McMahon at the[...]

A look at last year's SummerSlam Kick-Off logo, courtesy of WWE.

WWE Still Hasn't Canceled SummerSlam at the TD Garden in Boston

Plans for WWE SummerSlam are still going forward, according to TD Garden, the Boston arena where the event is scheduled to take place this August. A fan asked the arena about the event and received a response, posting it to Twitter. The number of coronavirus cases in Massachusettes has decreased to just over 1500 as […]

WWE chairman Vince McMahon at the Wrestlemania Press Conference in New York's Hard Rock Cafe on March 26, 2008. Editorial credit: George Koroneos / Shutterstock.com

Fired XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck is Suing Vince McMahon

WWE Chairman Vince McMahon was in so many headlines last week for shenanigans surrounding WWE that it's easy to forget his second attempt at launching an alternative football league also crashed and burned But unlike the WWE wrestlers and backstage talent who were laid off or furloughed by the dozens even as WWE declared a[...]

Rob Gronkowski makes an impact at WrestleMania 36, courtesy of WWE.

WrestleMania 36 Host Rob Gronkowski Traded to Tampa Bay Buccaneers

At 30 Gronkowski still has some NFL years left in him, though it's understandable why the 6'6, 268 lb Gronk would be enticing to Vince McMahon During his time with the Patriots, Gronkowski won three Super Bowls while playing in the NFL for nine seasons Meanwhile, his teammate and perpetual cry baby has been to[...]

Donald Trump cements his WWE legacy at the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, courtesy of WWE.

Sami Zayn Calls Out WWE Hall-of-Famer Donald Trump, Cody Responds

Over the years, Trump has been involved in WWE in various ways, including facing off against Vince McMahon at the Battle of the Billionaires at WrestleMania 23.[caption id="attachment_1193889" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Vince McMahon and Donald Trump in a storyline face-off, courtesy of WWE.[/caption] Donald Trump is the Wrestlingest President Since Abraham Lincoln The Trump and McMahon families also[...]

McMahon's Million Dollar Mania ends in disaster

WWE Decision to Go Biweekly Made to Save Money, Not Protect Workers

Even more disturbing, the very next day, the company announced its quarterly stock dividend, paying out $9.4 million to investors (and $3.5 million to Vince McMahon himself), money that could have paid all those workers for the next year.So by walking back the weekly broadcasts, was WWE finally showing they care about their workers? Apparently[...]

Candice LeRae vs. Taynara Conti on NXT, courtesy of WWE.

WWE Releases Five More NXT Wrestlers, Raising Count to 43 Laid Off

Vince McMahon himself was entitled to $3.5 million of that dividend The McMahon family has donated millions of dollars to the campaign of President Donald Trump, earning Vince a spot on a governmental task force for restarting the economy and Linda McMahon a spot on Trump's cabinet at first Later, Linda McMahon took over a Trump SuperPac, and that[...]

Vince McMahon delivers a special message at "Fan Appreciation Day," courtesy of WWE.

Facing Backlash, WWE Goes to Alternating Taped and Live Shows

After taking a beating in the media for their original decision to switch to live broadcasts, potentially putting performers and crew in more danger by making them travel weekly, WWE turned to Pro Wrestling Sheet, the wrestling news site run by WWE Backstage contributor Ryan Satin, for a nice headline like "WWE Making Adjustments To[...]

Mr. McMahon and Donald Trump's Battle of the Billionaires contract signing. courtesy of the WWE.

What Vince McMahon Told WWE Workers Before Laying Them Off

Perhaps that's because Vince McMahon needs that money to pay for political favor by donating large sums to Donald Trump? That's how McMahon ended up on a presidential task force, after all, and how his wife, Linda McMahon, ended up with a cabinet position followed by a job running a Trump SuperPac which ultimately was[...]

Top 10 NXT Moments: WWE Top 10, April 15, 2020

NXT Gets More Viewers Than AEW But AEW Wins in Ratings

Can't they just let Jim Ross do solo commentary for everything? Another interesting point is that NXT going live seems to be paying off in terms of viewership, once again proving Vince McMahon right Speaking of which, the Chairman needed a win after all the flack he's taken over the past week, so it must[...]

Lashley’s shocking kiss to Lana leads to attack on Rollins: Raw, Sept. 30, 2019

WWE Superstar Lana Trashes Cuck Husband Rusev After WWE Release

That's cold as ice!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lu5Zi2HuBwwAs to what the point of the storyline was, if not for the babyface to get comeuppance, some attribute it to Vince McMahon's noticeable obsession with attempting to book break-up angles between couples where he feels the woman is too hot for the man[...]

The time Mr. McMahon gave away a million dollars

WWE Pays Stock Dividend That Could Fund Laid Off Workers to 2021

Vince McMahon himself, after selling 3.2 million shares of Class B stock to fund the XFL in 2019, retained 28.7 million shares of Class B stock and 80 thousand shares of Class A stock.So what does that mean? It means that WWE paid out 12 cents per share in dividend to the owners of roughly[...]

Triple H Sells Out?

WWE to Hold Annual Shareholder Meeting in Empty Room

Between a Linda McMahon SuperPac pledging $18.5 million to Florida the same day the Governor declared WWE an essential business to allow running live wrestling shows, a Dark Side of the Ring episode covering the alleged coverup of Jimmy Snuka murdering his girlfriend, the world coming to realize just how much money the McMahons have[...]

Zack Ryder's most memorable moments: WWE Playlist

Zack Ryder, Sarah Logan, Maria Kanellis, and More Released by WWE

Soon after that, Vince McMahon was named to a special task force created by President Donald Trump to help restart the American economy.With all of that making news in the mainstream media, you might think WWE would shy away from laying off dozens of performers and furloughing additional office and production staff as well[...]

Famous Firings - WWE Top 10

WWE Cuts Staff Including Wrestlers, Notifies Them By Text Message

This analysis resulted in the implementation of various short-term cost reductions and cash flow improvement actions including Reducing executive and board member compensation; Decreasing operating expenses; Cutting talent expenses, third party staffing and consulting; Deferring spend on the build-out of the Company’s new headquarters for at least six months."[caption id="attachment_1193889" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Vince McMahon and[...]

Dana White is restarting UFC events with empty venues.

Dana White Will Now Restart UFC with Live Empty Venue Fights

The same day he was named, along with WWE Chairman Vince McMahon, to a presidential task force created by Donald Trump to restart the American economy, Dana White has announced the return of UFC next month White revealed the news in an exclusive interview with Variety, saying UFC will begin producing shows in its Las[...]