WWE Chairman Vince McMahon, WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon, and WWE Chief Financial Officer Kristina Salen, and WWE President and Chief Revenue Officer Nick Khan hosted a conference call pertaining to the WWE third-quarter financial report that was released on November 4, 2021 at Corporate.WWE.com.
Stephanie McMahon on John Cena’s contribution
Stephanie said John Cena was the top merchandise seller during the “Summer of Cena.” She said the end of the Summer of Cena was followed by the returns of Becky Lynch and Brock Lesnar. Stephanie also addressed the company’s growth in sponsorship. She said it was “bad news” that The Miz was eliminated from “Dancing with the Stars.” Stephanie lauded the extra attention that Miz appearing on the ABC show generated. She also discussed WWE’s moves from arenas to stadiums for certain events and touted the extra revenue that SummerSlam brought in. Shawn Michaels Allegedly Tried To Quit WWE
Khan also discussed the 2022 pay-per-view schedule, which includes running four stadium shows. He said they are doing the Royal Rumble a week earlier than usual to avoid going against corporate partner NBC’s coverage of the Winter Olympics. Khan also said WWE will be announcing “a slew” of scripted and unscripted programming. He also lavished praises of the cuts of Netflix’s documentary on Vince McMahon.