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McMahon steps down as WWE CEO

Vince McMahon has stepped back from his role as CEO of entertainment juggernaut WWE effectively immediately. It has been announced that the WWE Chairman has voluntarily withdrawn from all responsibilities as CEO and Chairman of the Board in the wake of a scandal reported by the WSJ that alleges he paid a $3 million (€2.8m) […]

June 17, 2022

WWE appoints Newman EVP & Head of Marketing

WWE has announced that Catherine Newman has been named Executive Vice President and Head of Marketing. Newman brings more than two decades of executive experience to WWE including her most recent role as Chief Marketing Officer of Manchester United Media. She has also held senior positions at The Times of London and Financial Times, leading […]

June 6, 2022

WWE, BCL launch Moonsault NFT marketplace

WWE Moonsault has debuted its first official NFT collection in advance of the annual WWE premium live event Hell in a Cell. The marketplace’s launch was announced by Scott Zanghellini, WWE Senior Vice President, Revenue Strategy & Development, and Scott Greenberg, CEO of FOX Entertainment’s Web3 studio Blockchain Creative Labs (BCL). The limited-edition collection will […]

June 3, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE appoints Ramirez-Carr as Chief Human Resources Officer

WWE has announced that Suzette Ramirez-Carr has been appointed Chief Human Resources Officer, reporting to Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. Ramirez-Carr brings to WWE nearly three decades of executive experience, including senior positions with United Talent Agency (UTA), Beautycounter and Oaktree Capital Management. During her tenure, she led the Human Resources, DEI (Diversity, Equity & […]

May 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE reports record Q1

WWE has published its financial results for its first quarter ended March 31st 2022. Revenue for the entertainment giant increased 27 per cent to $333.4 million (€315.4m), primarily due to the timing of a large-scale international event as well as higher ticket sales due to the return of ticketed audiences at live events. These increases […]

May 6, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Cardiff to host WWE PPV in September

WWE had confirmed long-running rumours that the first major WWE stadium event to be held in the UK in more than 30 years will emanate from Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, on September 3rd. Located in the heart of Cardiff, the capital of Wales – the Principality Stadium is a state-of-the-art, multi-faceted event destination and […]

April 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE appoints Collins General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

WWE has announced that Elisebeth Collins has been named General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, reporting to Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. She succeeds Samira Shah, who is departing the company. Collins joins WWE from Caterpillar, the publicly traded manufacturer, where she served as a Deputy General Counsel. At Caterpillar, she led a global team of […]

April 7, 2022

WrestleMania 38 sets revenue & attendance records

WWE has announced that WrestleMania 38 – which took place April 2nd and 3rd at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas – is officially the company’s highest-grossing and most-attended event in company history. WWE’s annual pop-culture extravaganza saw 156,352 fans converge in Dallas over the course of the two nights, surpassing the previous gate and attendance records […]

April 5, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Rey Mysterio talks WrestleMania, Undertaker, WWE 2K22

With WrestleMania 38 just days away, WWE superstar Rey Mysterio took some time out to talk about the premium live event, the preceeding Hall of Fame ceremony, and the company’s new video game WWE 2K22. At WrestleMania 38 – which takes place on April 2nd and 3rd at the AT&T Stadium in Texas – Rey […]

March 29, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE, Fanatics digital partnership

WWE and Fanatics have announced a long-term sports and entertainment partnership that will see Fanatics utilise its expanded digital sports platform to create a new, enhanced experience for WWE fans globally across several businesses, including e-commerce and licensed merchandise, as well as physical, digital, and non-fungible token (NFT) trading cards. Through the deal, WWE will […]

March 28, 2022