WWE Will Restate Earnings To Account For Vince McMahon’s $14.6M ‘Unrecorded Payments’

World Wrestling Entertainment said Monday that $14.6 million of  payments by former CEO Vince McMahon from 2006 to 2022 weren’t recorded in the company’s accounts but should have been, and as a result the company will revise some of its previously issued financial statements. McMahon resigned Friday as CEO and chairman of WWE in the midst of a scandal that has the board investigating him for payouts to women, including former employees, in exchange for silence over affairs and inappropriate conduct

WWE’s McMahon Says He Is Retiring Amid Misconduct Probe

In a brief statement issued by World Wrestling Entertainment Friday, Vince McMahon said he is retiring as the company’s chairman and CEO. He noted that he remains its majority shareholder. McMahon stepped down temporarily as CEO and chairman of WWE in mid-June during an investigation into alleged misconduct. Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal reported McMahon agreed to pay more than $12 million over the past 16 years to suppress allegations of sexual misconduct and infidelity.

WWE’s Vince McMahon Agreed To Pay $12 Million In Hush Money To Four Women

The longtime chief of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. secured nondisclosure agreements to keep secret allegations of sexual misconduct and infidelity.

WWE Board Probes Secret $3M Hush Pact By CEO Vince McMahon

The board of World Wrestling Entertainment is investigating a secret $3 million settlement that longtime chief executive Vince McMahon agreed to pay to a departing employee with whom he allegedly had an affair, according to documents and people familiar with the board inquiry. The January 2022 separation agreement bars the now-former employee, who was hired as a paralegal in 2019, from discussing her relationship with McMahon or disparaging him, the people said.

Challenger AEW Serves Up A Real Fight

AEW is WWE’s first real fight in decades. It may change the face of pro wrestling in the U.S. Though the television contracts are just below those of professional sports leagues in the United States, the money spent on broadcasting pro wrestling is serious. AEW is in the middle of a $175 million television deal with WarnerMedia to air matches on Dynamite and Rampage twice a week on TNT, before moving to TBS next year.

Judge Dismisses Concussions Lawsuits Against WWE

WWE Net Is Loud Introduction To Streaming

World Wrestling Entertainment has positioned itself on the cutting edge of Internet television with its new subscription-only streaming video service.

Wrestling’s ‘Raw’ Hits A Ratings High

TNA Claims WWE Tried To Poach Its Wrestlers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Two giants in the wrestling world are getting ready to rumble – in a courtroom. Nashville-based Total Nonstop Action Wrestling has sued World Wrestling Entertainment, accusing WWE of obtaining secret contract information in an attempt to poach TNA’s wrestlers. TNA’s top wrestling talent includes veteran wrestler and actor Hulk Hogan and […]

WWE Names Michael Luisi Head Of Studio Unit

‘Tough Enough’ Wrestling Set To Return On USA