Note: This was recorded before news of SmackDown’s deal to FOX was reported.

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Chris Harrington (@mookieghana) and Brandon Howard (@brandonthurston) discuss the week’s topics in wrestling business news:

  • WWE RAW will reportedly be renewed with USA Network at a rate of 3x
  • Is SmackDown moving to another network?
  • How will ever-growing TV rights fees affect WWE’s business and relationship with fans and business partners?
  • WWE stock price reaction to the news

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  • WWE Co-President George Barrios at JPM organ conference
  • WWE Co-President Michelle Wilson & Charlotte Flair at Needham conference
  • Average attendances for top Japanese promotions at Korakuen Hall

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