WWE Has Offers In Place With Venues Stopping Them Promoting Future AEW Reveals

WWE Has Offers In Place With Venues Stopping Them Promoting Future AEW Reveals

Venues aren’t allowed to promote or promote tickets to AEW exhibits till any upcoming WWE occasions have taken place.

The rule of thumb in enterprise tends to be that primary ought to by no means acknowledge quantity two. It is why Coke does not take photographs at Pepsi and why McDonald’s pretends Burger King does not exist. It is also why you are way more more likely to hear somebody in AEW reference WWE than vice versa. Nevertheless, behind the scenes, there’s proof WWE may be very conscious of AEW’s success and is prepared to take steps to gradual it down.

WWE’s Agreements With Venues

The most recent instance of that comes by way of a report claiming WWE has offers in place with varied venues that run each its and AEW’s exhibits. In response to the newest version of Wrestling Observer Publication, these agreements embody a clause stopping venues from reserving an AEW present inside a sure variety of weeks of a WWE present working there.


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Whereas that can probably be annoying for Tony Khan and his staff as they attempt to e-book AEW exhibits, the opposite clause WWE reportedly has in place with sure venues might be much more damaging. Apparently, a few of the offers WWE has in place with varied venues dictate they cannot promote or promote tickets for any upcoming AEW exhibits till any WWE occasions it has earlier than then have been and gone.


Cannot Promote Tickets Till WWE Has Been And Gone

Which means AEW must be extremely strategic when reserving exhibits in arenas the place WWE occasions additionally happen. If reserving a present in an area the place a WWE occasion is going down a month earlier, if it is allowed to, AEW will then have simply 4 weeks to promote and promote tickets for that present. Fascinating that sure venues can be prepared to signal such a deal, however it could be as a result of perception WWE will take its profitable enterprise elsewhere if they do not.

This is not the primary time stories of WWE twisting the arm of venue house owners have performed the rounds. It was reported that the promotion demanded NJPW and ROH’s supershow at Madison Sq. Backyard be canceled in 2019. WWE’s makes an attempt to make that occur weren’t profitable because the present went forward, and the venue’s relationship with WWE does not seem to have been affected because the promotion has returned to its religious residence since. AEW is but to carry an occasion there, although.