WWE’s income increasing 14 percent in third quarter

October 29, 2017 - WWE

WWE expelled a 2017 third entertain financial highlights and income increasing 14 percent to $186.4 million.

The WWE Network’s averaged paid subscribers increasing to 1.52 million and a increases helped a WWE batch arise several dollars per share.

The association projected plain gains into 2018, so it is confident that business will continue to trend in a right direction.

ESPN documentary on Ric Flair nearing

ESPN’s many new 30 for 30 piece, patrician “Nature Boy” about Ric Flair, debuts on Nov. 7 during 10 p.m. on ESPN.

Earlier this week, there was a special preview screening in Atlanta and several stars appeared.

Among those who will seem in a documentary embody The Undertaker, Ricky Steamboat, Arn Anderson, Hulk Hogan, Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Stephanie McMahon, and Jim Ross, among others.

This square was started roughly dual years ago, and a many intriguing square that fans might take note of is that The Undertaker will seem out of impression when articulate about his compare with Flair during Mania X-8.

Ref for Lesnar vs. Mahal?

Several names are popping adult about who will arbitrate a Brock Lesnar and Jinder Mahal compare during Survivor Series.

John Cena appears to be a front runner, and it would make clarity as Cena has prolonged been deliberate a male to unseat Mahal.

Other names tossed around have enclosed Goldberg, The Rock, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and The Undertaker.

Could WWE indeed have Mahal demeanour good during a match, or even win?

WrestleMania creates Forbes’ Fab 40 list again

For a fourth true year, WrestleMania has done Forbes’ Fab 40 list of many absolute sports brands.

The eventuality came in sixth behind a Super Bowl, a Summer Olympics, a Winter Olympics, a FIFA World Cup, and a NCAA Final Four.

The uncover will continue to place high on a list as it creates a horde city hundreds of millions of dollars each WrestleMania week.

Huge women’s compare during Mania includes Rousey?

Several weeks ago, it was reported in this mainstay that WWE was formulation on using an eight-women tab compare during Survivor Series between a Four Horsewomen of WWE and a Four Horsewomen of MMA.

However, it now appears a clever probability that a compare will take place during WrestleMania, and it would not warn me to see it categorical eventuality a show.

The hitch would array Charlotte Flair, Sasha Banks, Becky Lynch and Bayley opposite Ronda Rousey, Shayna Baszler, Jessamyn Duke, and Marina Shafir.

According to a Wrestling Observer Newsletter, a hitch was pushed behind so that it would concede Rousey, Duke and Shafir to get prepared for action.

Baszler is underneath agreement already to WWE and took partial in a Mae Young Classic.

Jax update

As a follow adult to a probable news final week that Nia Jax asked for her WWE release, she apparently asked for time off and was postulated it.

She is scheduled to take partial in a women’s rejecting compare during Survivor Series.

25th anniversary Raw uncover set

Tickets will go on sale on Nov. 3 for a 25th anniversary book of Monday Night Raw, that will take place in Jan during a Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

There will be a commemorative book and a DVD set on a uncover as well.

WWE will demeanour to move behind several former stars for a event.

On this date…

In 2006, WWE announced that ECW residence shows would be dropped and total with Smackdown.

When reading formula from this day in 1996, we chuckled as one of a biggest, if not a biggest ripoff name in wrestling history, won a USWA heavyweight pretension as a “Macho Warrior” Ric Hogan degraded Brian Christopher.

The name was apparently a play off of “Macho Man” Randy Savage, a “Ultimate Warrior,” Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan.

As a child behind then, we was doubtful by someone ripping off 4 of a tip stars of a 1980s and it seems even sillier to me today.

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