Tag - Vince McMahon

VInce McMahon undergoes surgery

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon underwent surgery for an injury he suffered while doing training reports WWE.COM. Due to the surgery, McMahon did not attend Raw last night and won’t be at Smackdown tonight. The WWE.COM statement says that McMahon will be back in the office at WWE Headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut on Wednesday. While...

Vince McMahon sells 1.5 million WWE Class A common stock

In today’s WWE 8-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission it was revealed that Vince McMahon, Chairman and CEO of WWE sold 1,547,372 shares of Class A common stock of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., in a block trade. The shares were sold from McMahon’s grantor retained annuity trust (GRAT) which was established for estate...

McMahon appoints Raw and Smackdown commissioners, GMs next week

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon returned to Raw last night and appointed Shane McMahon as the new commissioner of Smackdown. His sister Stephanie will be the commissioner of Monday Night Raw. Although they are now “commissioners,” McMahon instructed both of them to appoint a General Manager of each show next week and if they don’t he will...

Vince McMahon returning to Raw on Monday

With the ratings taking a dive week after week, Vince McMahon is returning to Raw this coming Monday with WWE.COM teasing that he might be making an executive decision on the running of Smackdown between Shane and Stephanie…or choosing a different GM altogether. This Raw will be the penultimate one before the brand extension and the draft that...

WWE execs giving depositions in concussion lawsuit

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon will be giving a deposition today in the lawsuit against WWE brought forward by former wrestlers Vito Lo Grasso and Evan Singleton. Vince is not the only one who has to be interviewed as Triple H, Stephanie McMahon, Dr. Chris Amann and Dr. Joseph Maroon are also on the list along with former WWE wrestler Chris...

Vince McMahon sells over 2 million WWE shares

WWE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Vince McMahon sold 2,191,894 shares of WWE’s Class A common stock, netting him nearly $40 million according to the 8-K document filed yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares sold represent around 6% of the company’s outstanding shares of Class A common stock. McMahon...

Top WWE Superstars returning within 30 days

During the conference call held to talk about the Q1 2016 financial results on Tuesday, WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon announced that four of the most popular WWE Superstars would be making their way back to the active roster within the next 30 days. McMahon said that Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, John Cena and Seth Rollins are all scheduled to...

Vince to decide who will run Raw this Sunday at Payback

The individual who will be running Monday Night Raw will be decided this coming Sunday at the Payback pay-per-view with WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon making a decision between his son Shane and his daughter Stephanie. The revelation came last night on Raw after Stephanie McMahon interrupted her brother’s opening segment, her first...

Vince McMahon already hinting at new WrestleMania record

Vince McMahon is already hinting that the WrestleMania III record of 93,173 fans will be shattered this coming Sunday at WrestleMania 32. The boss put up a tweet with a shot of the Pontiac Silverdome and a shot of the AT&T Stadium next to it. “New Record: This Sunday at @ATTStadium?” questioned McMahon. The news that WWE will announce a...

Vince McMahon talks about Shane, Steph, Triple H, and John Cena

The Orlando Sentinel newspaper has a comprehensive Q&A story with WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon which was done yesterday after the press conference to announce WrestleMania 33 at the Citrus Bowl. Interesting topics from the Q&A were John Cena, Triple H, Stephanie and Shane. Vince described Cena as the Babe Ruth and a real warrior of...

Vince McMahon drops the F-bomb live on Raw

Vince McMahon dropped the F-bomb live on Monday Night Raw last night but thankfully those behind the censor button caught it right on cue. However with thousands of fans filming on their cameras and cell phones, the whole thing was caught on fan footage. After the two shook hands and Shane said that they had a deal, Vince said, “I will have one...

Titus O’Neil suspended for incident with Vince McMahon

PWInsider.com is reporting that Titus O’Neil has been suspended for 90 days and will miss WrestleMania for putting his hands on Vince McMahon on Raw following the whole Daniel Bryan retirement speech. The incident occurred after Bryan hugged Vince and walked to the back and then after Vince, Stephanie, and Triple H started walking to the back as...

Vince McMahon to appear on last Raw of 2015

WWE wants to close the year 2015 with a bang as it was announced that Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon will be appearing on Monday Night Raw on the final show of the year. Two weeks ago, McMahon made his return and tried to interfere in the WWE World Heavyweight title match between Sheamus and Roman Reigns however he got Superman Punched by Reigns...

Triple H says Vince lets him run NXT the way he wants

During a conference call with reporters to promote tonight’s NXT Takeover: Respect, Triple H was asked if it was hard convincing Vince to have Sasha and Bayley main event tonight’s NXT show. Triple H said that while Vince has the final say most of the times, it doesn’t work that way in NXT and while he can overrule him anytime, he lets him...

Vince McMahon and WWE statement on the passing of Roddy Piper

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon called Hall of Famer Rowdy Roddy Piper “one of the most entertaining, controversial and bombastic performers ever in WWE.” McMahon added that Piper was beloved by millions around the world and extended his deepest condolences to his family. Meanwhile, a short statement on WWE.COM read, “WWE is deeply...

Vince McMahon takes a shot at Hulk Hogan during conference call

During the earnings conference call earlier today, one of the callers asked Vince McMahon about Hulk Hogan, who last week was fired from WWE for racial rants which were shot on a sex tape video eight years ago but released just now by The National Enquirer. The caller did not mention Hogan by name but went the diplomatic way saying that there was...

Vince McMahon hints at WrestleMania announcement soon

Muscle & Fitness Magazine has an interview with WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon on their website at muscleandfitness.com. In the interview, McMahon discusses the time he whooped Mark Henry’s ass in the gym, stepping into the ring and wrestling, the evolution of the Mr. McMahon character, his fitness and nutrition regimen, and much...