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Rumours are rife that the notorious owner of WWE is gearing up for a takeover bid of Newcastle United FC.
The Connecticut-based tycoon is "eyeing up" the Premiership side according to an unnamed source "close to the club."
Following the announcement of the new venture late last year, the WWE has traveled a very long and rocky road in attempts to get the WWE Network from being an idea to being on television every day of the week.
In a press release Monday, the WWE announced the creation of the company’s third television program, WWE Main Event, that will be broadcast on the Ion television network to go alongside Raw and Smackdown every week.
Following the announcement of the WWE Network in late 2011, the new channel devoted to the WWE has experienced a great deal of bumps along its journey from going from an idea to being seen on the televisions of fans.
In the triple-threat match for the WWE Championship Sunday night at No Way Out, CM Punk was able to beat the odds and retain his title in a great match against Daniel Bryan and Kane at the Izod Center.
Following the return of the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004 during the 20th anniversary of WrestleMania, the superstar mentioned the most that hasn’t been inducted as of yet is the former two-time WWE Champion, "Macho Man" Randy Savage.
With the WWE dealing with roster depth issues after the suspension of Randy Orton, the company will now have to deal with the potential loss of Alberto Del Rio from his match with Sheamus for the World Heavyweight Championship at No Way Out.
As WWE prepares to celebrate the 1000th episode of Monday Night Raw, the flagship program of the company has had multiple looks as it comes to the stage and entrance ramp for the superstars to make their way up to the ring.
Following the recent suspension of Randy Orton for his second wellness policy violation late last week, the WWE needs someone to fill the shoes of the Viper as Smackdown lost a big name on Friday nights and at live events.
During next week’s three-hour Raw SuperShow from the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., the chairman of the board, Vince McMahon, will make a rare television appearance to evaluate the job performance of Raw and Smackdown GM John Laurinaitis.
As the chairman of the board and CEO of the WWE, it seems very reasonable that Vince McMahon will make his opinion known on things that go on in the company and making final decisions on big projects through out the year.
Outside of the new flagship programs of the WWE in Raw and Smackdown, the sometimes forgotten shows under the umbrella of the company, NXT and Superstars, have found themselves going from cable deals to being broadcast on WWE.com.
At the beginning of each year, the WWE embarks on their annual Road to WrestleMania with the Royal Rumble in January followed by Elimination Chamber in February with their two traditional specialty matches.
Earlier this week, news broke that the Miz will be the superstar picked to be the lead actor in Marine: Homefront, the third film in the franchise that previously featured superstars John Cena and Ted DiBiase.
Vince McMahon, at a morning's conference call with investors, denied that the UFC PPV hurt the numbers for Wrestlemania's buy-rate. Vince McMahon blames the creative control for the decreasing buy rate instead.