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WrestleMania 32 tonight!

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posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 02:43 PM
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a reply to: Brotherman

Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but the facts aren't there to substantiate it.

From and interview with UFC CEO -


Dec 28, 2015 - UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta talks to CNN: "We'll generate about $600 million in revenue for the year 2015, which is a record for the company and it's a fairly significant growth coming off 2014.



So the WWE is making slightly more profit than the UFC. Not that this even matters, they are both wildly successful businesses, and neither is going anywhere anytime soon.

And when it comes to "flop" movies, like The Marine...it's all about the business numbers.

The Marine had a production budget of $15,000,000. It grossed $22,000,000 in worldwide box office and $29,000,000 in DVD sales. The WWE isn't a movie studio who relies on reputation to sell its future movies. It has a built in fan base who pays for them.
I guarantee that the corporates at WWE aren't shaking their heads at $26,000,000 dollars in profit.




posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 02:44 PM
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originally posted by: Brotherman

originally posted by: Atsbhct

originally posted by: Brotherman
a reply to: nonspecific
Season 6 and still has more viewers then any other tv event or program to date. The WWF/WWE is not doing very well UFC is ruining them and boxing. I used to love the WWF back in the 80's and 90's and was a staple of my childhood. Its just the concept of what they are doing is not blending with the times so well.





Full Year 2015 Highlights Revenue increased 21% to $658.8 million, the highest in the Company’s history, including record levels of revenue from WWE’s Network, Television, Live event, Venue Merchandise, and WWE Shop businesses


WWE Corporate

The next year my business makes 650 million dollars a year, I hope people on the Internet lament about how it's "not doing very well".


From my limited understanding wwe movies, every single.one of them failed remember the marine with John cena? Flopped all of them. The wwf network is a bundle package with a few other networked channels on a tv package meaning its a default package with other channels. Fake wrestling fans are losing interest in it in wake of the ufc. Wwf used to make great successes having franchised characters sold as video games, this is waning drastically. I think the wwf isn't going to make it much longer. It is my opinion but I do think interest in the wwf is going the way of the dodo


Things come and things go.

I have no interest in debating the future as it is unknown.

If you want to think that it's on the way out then good on you. It is here to stay in my mind, yes it is not as good as when it was better but 40 odd years is not a bad product in my mind.

A new generation will come along again, I hear people saying that WWE is crap since the days of the Hulkster and Macho man that did not like the attitude era with stone cold and the rock and all the great wrestlers of that period and now see attitude era fans saying the same?

Hulk Hogan, the Rock?

Mick Foley is a NYT best selling author, the owners are multi millionares.

I think they are doing OK.




posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 02:55 PM
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Hey guys dont get me wrong here, I just remember the days when the wwf was bigger then football. I dont realm watch it anymore either. I have an opinion of my own based on how I've seen it change. Perhaps because it changed in a way u liking of my interests I have a negative view. I'm not going to point my finger at them and say they are not still successful now but my feeling over it is that its going downhill fast. Up until about 2007 I used to use wwf action figures that had free moving joints as art models to basically work as forms lol I took the under taker to Iraq to make pose so I could draw Marines (if this makes any sense) perhaps I'm afraid of change but some more recent wwf I watched made me not like it so much anymore, their movies they made I paid to see made me not like it anymore. So sorry for being so anti guys.



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 03:16 PM
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Sigh, there always has to be one for every forum...
I think one of the things that have people a little disgruntled about the WWE now is how they went to a PG type rating making it more of a family show. The other possibility is the writing really hasn't been up to a special par lately either.

When one is used to the madness of the past, then yes, it can appear to be a bit lame now.

I'm guessing tonight being that it is in the new cowboy stadium, there will be a record attendance set. Not to mention those seats are far from being cheap. Even the cheap seats cost more than some peoples paychecks for a couple of weeks, but people Will pay it for the magic of the show. That says a lot in itself.

I came across this video a year or two ago. If you are a fan of the WWE you will probably get a kick out of it like I did. Keep in mind it was made for adults. Its a great little satire.




posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 03:19 PM
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a reply to: onehuman
Sorry for being the yang to your yin bro. Just my humble opinion 😞



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 03:23 PM
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a reply to: Brotherman

Not you my friend. Opinions are fine. Being obnoxious about it is just really unnecessary. I just made this thread for tonight so some of us could reminisce and have a little fun chatting while we watch. At least I hope someone chats with me a bit during the show!

The magic of it just isn't the same really watching it alone



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 03:28 PM
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If it means anything to you, I have every Nintendo, super Nintendo, and windows PC wrestling game made for the USA including the wcw games I bought because sting and the ultimate warrior were in them. I actually play those almost as much as I play other games from the period. For me, it helps me remember why I got into drawing and gaming when I was little. The wwf has had an effect in my life.



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 04:01 PM
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Lol that's great. Seems like they did make a good product at some point.
At least you give credit where credit is due.

Sometimes I feel like being a WWE fan is like being a person that has seen a UFO. You are so happy to know you aren't the only one and that others get exactly what you feel.
Then on the other hand it isn't something you really want to put out there because you don't feel like going through the whole conversation that the deniers always come up with. Same old tired points they feel they have to make.



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 04:49 PM
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I wonder why they moved the Rybak vs. Kalisto (sp??) to the pre show? The arena is practically still empty.



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 05:03 PM
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Yeah must feel a little strange to them too. I'm pretty sure there is supposed to be 3 pre show matches. Maybe just a way to entertain the early birds. 100,000 expected tonight, should be a record breaker.
Glad your here



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 05:05 PM
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Wonder where MIcheal Cole is ? I thought for sure he would be one of the announcers.
Place is filling up quick though. Big difference in just a half hour.
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posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 05:05 PM
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I'm a huge fan. Just realized the pre show is free on USA Network. A good way to draw in last minute PPV watchers.

This crazy Divas match should be fun.



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 05:07 PM
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Will you be able to watch the whole show?



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 05:09 PM
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a reply to: onehuman

Definitely! It's a staple. We have some people coming over for the main events; and like you said, it's one thing to be a grown woman who loves wrestling...how far can I take it by also live talking through Wrestlemania on a conspiracy forum!?

I'll try my best to jump in and enjoy the show with you!



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 05:15 PM
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Aww thanks, but don't let me take you away from your company, I understand. These ladies are wearing some very nice umm gear tonight! Love the sparkly boots!



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 05:25 PM
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They don't love it like my bf and I do! So I enjoy your love of it.

When Naomi bounced off the ropes!



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 05:39 PM
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Yes that was sweet and so was her face kicking. Pretty dandy move there. I love that Bree got the win and NIkki was able to come out and share the moment with her. The triple threat later is going to be good too with the ladies. I'm guessing Rick Flair will screw that up somehow. I never did like him.

Love the new Diva belt, looks like a real belt finally
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posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 05:53 PM
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Don't follow wrestling like i use to, but as it gets close to WrestleMaina each year put a eye and ear on it. This year is one of the first years in many that won't be able to watch it live since at work till midnight. Plan to keep and eye on the results and tomorrow will watch it. Today at work been watching the Hall of Fame and right now i enjoying Stan talking.



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 05:56 PM
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Don't follow this thread so we don't spoil it for you! Just in case.

I'm so excited for Shane Mc Mahon vs Undertaker.

I agree the "Divas" thing was a little tired.



posted on Apr, 3 2016 @ 05:59 PM
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originally posted by: Atsbhct
a reply to: OzManHero

Don't follow this thread so we don't spoil it for you! Just in case.

I'm so excited for Shane Mc Mahon vs Undertaker.

I agree the "Divas" thing was a little tired.


Spoil away... One thing is never worried about being spoiled since in this day an age you can't hide from spoilers ever.

Thinking that match will be good and looking forward to it. The rumors if true about the match might see lots of people show up.



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