An interesting report from Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw has revealed Vince McMahon wants a whopping $9 billion for a WWE sale.
The report also notes that Endeavor (owners of UFC) and investors in the Middle East and potential buyers. WWE has also reportedly received a number of offers with the report noting "Larger strategic buyers, such as Netflix Inc. and Walt Disney Co., may be uneasy taking on a business controlled by McMahon that involves the sometimes messy personal lives of its wrestlers."
WWE will also soon negotiate the media rights for RAW & SmackDown which expire in October 2024, and a sale ahead of that could help bolster their broadcasting deals.
Dave Meltzer recently reported that if WWE sold for $8 billion the following key executives would be in for a big payday:
Vince McMahon $2,552,969,558
Stephanie McMahon $170,842,415
Linda McMahon $50,320,030
Kevin Dunn $24,205,410
Nick Khan $13,837,200
Frank Riddick $10,931,948
Paul Levesque $8,323,822
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