"The WWE drew considerable interest from the time it was put up for sale, with more than 60 counterparties exploring a potential acquisition."
"Obviously, I couldn’t say anything but incredible, positive things about it.”
"Liberty is no stranger to the sports or media spaces. It owns the Atlanta Braves, SiriusXM and Formula 1 Racing."
"The Endeavor COO did not give a target number for cost reduction."
"They couldn't jeopardize the WWE deal. The $9 billion deal that now goes totally dirty, run by two kings who have no consequences for anything."
"The expiration of the current media rights deals for both companies are too far apart."
"That doesn't mean that talent from each promotion cannot play in the other's sandbox upon occasion."
"The network reports Endeavor would take a 51% ownership stake in WWE, with the company shareholders retaining the other 49%."
“Somebody feels like we’re in high demand, and obviously the decision-makers that put us on now realize that they’ve got to keep putting us on.”
"The sports merchandise and trading card company just added the latter title to its major business focus in recent months."