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“It’s part of the game” – WWE executive on competing with AEW

WWE Executive Kristina Salen responded to rumors that WWE is spending cash to maintain AEW from reaching its mission.

AEW is run by Tony Khan and several other Executive Vice Presidents reminiscent of Cody Rhodes and Kenny Omega who’re additionally signed as wrestlers. The firm airs its flagship present, Dynamite, on TNT each Wednesday, which led to the creation of the Wednesday Night War since NXT additionally aired on the identical evening.

Several WWE executives not too long ago spoke with CNBC about varied matters, together with the firm’s new partnership with Peacock. When requested about the competitors, WWE Chief Financial Officer Kristina Salen said that they don’t seem to be involved about AEW.

“We’ve always had competition, it’s part of the game. Internally, we pay much closer attention to a Game 7 of the World Series and if Raw is going up against it.”

Salen added that AEW is definitely in competitors with their developmental model, NXT.

Stephanie McMahon on what the future holds for WWE

Stephanie McMahon
Stephanie McMahon

During the interview, WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon spoke about the future of the firm. When requested how lengthy Vince McMahon will proceed as CEO and who will change him, she said:

“No one person has all that experience and expertise and passion in building and growing this company from a smaller regional business to this incredible growth company that it is today.”

When Stephanie was requested to explain WWE’s future over the long run, she revealed:

“It sums up everything about WWE. That is: then, now and forever.”

Media Rights Expert Dan Cohen commented on WWE’s transfer to Peacock:

“It’s a big win for WWE. The price point comes down so you hope that subscribers and eyeballs go up. They got out of the technology space and don’t have to keep maintaining and updating tech which changes every minute.”

Peacock will air WrestleMania 37 for the first time in the US this weekend. The community not too long ago responded to considerations from followers over the unavailability of sure features by revealing they are going to be including participant controls for Apple customers in time for WrestleMania.

Published 09 Apr 2021, 05:44 IST

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