• Stephanie McMahon Resigns As The Chairwoman & Co-CEO Of WWE, Vince McMahon Elected As The Chairman
WWE issued the following press release today:
WWE BOARD OF DIRECTORS UNANIMOUSLY ELECTS VINCE MCMAHON EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
“STAMFORD, Conn., January 10, 2023– WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced that its Board of Directors unanimously elected Vince McMahon Executive Chairman of the Board.
Stephanie McMahon has resigned from her roles as Chairwoman and Co-CEO.
Nick Khan will serve as WWE CEO.
“First, I’d like to express my full support for Stephanie’s personal decision. I’ll forever be grateful that she offered to step in during my absence and I’m truly proud of the job she did co-leading WWE. Stephanie has always been the ultimate ambassador for our company, and her decades of contributions have left an immeasurable impact on our brand.
I’m proud to announce that Nick Khan will serve as WWE CEO. Nick’s business acumen and mastery of the media industry have helped catapult our business to record revenue and profitability. Together, we look forward to working with the Board at this critical moment in time to review our strategic alternatives and maximize value for all WWE shareholders.”
“I cannot put into words how proud I am to have helped lead what I consider to be the greatest company in the world and I am confident WWE is in the perfect position to continue to provide unparalleled creative content and drive maximum value for shareholders.”
“Stephanie McMahon is a terrific executive and an even better person. It has been an honor to serve as Co-CEO with her. She will only continue to succeed.
I’m grateful to Vince McMahon and our Board of Directors for their ongoing support. I look forward to continuing to work closely with them and my WWE colleagues to ensure our company may thrive as the premiere powerhouse in sports entertainment for years to come.”
WATCH: Stephanie McMahon Shakes Her Knockers:
• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (January 10, 2000) – WCW MONDAY NITRO
On this day in 2000, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW MONDAY NITRO’.
It was broadcasted from the Marine Midland Arena in Buffalo, New York and featured matches, interviews & segments on the road to the ‘WCW Souled Out 2000’ PPV.
The card can be found here:
WCW World Tag Titles: Perry Saturn & Dean Malenko vs. Konnan & Billy Kidman vs. David Flair & Crowbar
Oklahoma vs. Asya
US Title – Jeff Jarrett vs. George ‘The Animal’ Steele
US Title – Jeff Jarrett vs. Tito Santana
US Title – Jeff Jarrett vs. Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka
WCW World Title – Bret Hart vs. Kevin Nash