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WWE Rumors: Triple H, Stephanie McMahon Wished by Potential Patrons

Mike Chiari@@mikechiariTwitter LogoFeatured Columnist IVJanuary 14, 2023Jerod Harris/Getty ImagesIf WWE gets sold, there is reportedly some interest among potential buyers in keeping Triple H and Stephanie McMahon as key parts of the company.According to Fightful Select (h/t Sunil Joseph of Ringside News), “people of influence” within two companies believed to have interest in purchasing WWE

WWE Rumors: Triple H, Stephanie McMahon Wished by Potential Patrons

Mike Chiari@@mikechiariTwitter LogoFeatured Columnist IVJanuary 14, 2023

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 04: Paul 'Triple H' Levesque and Stephanie McMahon attend WWE 20th Anniversary Celebration Marking Premiere of WWE Friday Night SmackDown on FOX at Staples Center on October 04, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)

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If WWE will get offered, there’s reportedly some curiosity amongst potential patrons in maintaining Triple H and Stephanie McMahon as key components of the corporate.

Based on Fightful Select (h/t Sunil Joseph of Ringside Information), “folks of affect” inside two corporations believed to have curiosity in buying WWE have stated they might provide roles to Triple H and Stephanie, offered they need to stay.

When Stephanie’s father, Vince McMahon, retired in July amid a WWE board of administrators investigation into his failure to report hundreds of thousands of {dollars} in funds to a number of ladies to suppress allegations of infidelity and misconduct, Stephanie and Triple H ascended to larger positions of energy.

Stephanie turned chairwoman and co-CEO together with former WWE president Nick Khan, whereas Triple H was tabbed as the brand new head of artistic.

Vince, who stays the controlling stakeholder in WWE, returned to the corporate as a part of the board of administrators this month, nonetheless.

In corresponding strikes this week, Vince was as soon as once more elected chairman of the board, whereas Stephanie resigned from her positions as chairwoman and co-CEO.

Simply forward of Vince’s return to WWE, Lauren Thomas of the Wall Road Journal reported that he needed to return again to the corporate to assist orchestrate a possible sale.

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CNBC’s Alex Sherman then reported that WWE had employed funding banking firm JPMorgan as an adviser in hopes of finishing a sale within the subsequent three to 6 months.

Sherman named Comcast, Fox, Disney, Warner Bros. Discovery, Netflix, Amazon, UFC proprietor Endeavor Group Holdings and System One proprietor Liberty Media as potential patrons.

Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio (h/t Nikunj Walia of Ringside Information) reported this week that whereas Stephanie and Triple H aren’t essentially pushing for a sale, they would not oppose it both as it might remove Vince’s shares and his capacity to position himself in positions of energy, as he did along with his return to the board of administrators.

Each Stephanie and Triple H have many years of expertise each as WWE executives and on-screen performers, maybe making them preferrred candidates to run the present.

It’s potential Vince may press a purchaser to maintain him round as properly, however given the allegations towards him, it could be troublesome for him to search out an occasion.

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