WWE Possibly Going From Public To Private

Press Conference To Announce A Major International Event At MetLife Stadium

– Since WWE went public in 1999, there has always been talk of them going back to private. There’s been a lot of talk online about WWE going private after the recent stock troubles. This has been brought up within WWE in the past and there was a negative reaction to the idea. There is a feeling going around that being a public company makes them more respectable, makes them more legitimate and gives pro wrestling a better mainstream look.

I don’t think they will or should. It would be a step back rather than a step forward and a major loss of cash. Talk is talk, but do not expect anything to happen coming out of this report from FWonline.com

– Here is your pro wrestling history lesson of the day:

1950: Gorgeous George defeated Don Eagle to win the AWA (Boston) World Heavyweight Title in Chicago, Illinois.

1996: WWF In Your House 8: Beware Of Dog, but would not air due to a power outage during the 3rd match of the night cuts the feed. The event would be re-aired in full 2 days later.

1996: Shawn Michaels (C) vs. The British Bulldog for the WWF World Heavyweight Title went to a draw at WWF In Your House 8: Beware Of Dog in front of 6,000 people from Florence Civic Center in Florence, South Carolina.

1997: Shawn Michaels & Steve Austin defeated Owen Hart (C) & The British Bulldog (C) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles in front of 6,000 people at the Roberts Memorial Stadium from Evansville, Indiana on Raw.

1997: Booker T. & Stevie Ray defeated Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael in the main event on Nitro from Nashville Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.

2011: Eric Young defeated Gunner to win the TNA Television Title on Impact.

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