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 Posted: Tue Oct 3rd, 2017 06:18 pm
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BlueThunder wrote: Serious question. Is there a market for a second wrestling organization? The interest level has dropped in the last 5 or 6 years. I think MMA has a lot to do with the drop in interest.
Not at the level that the market could support both WWE and WCW during their heydays, but I don't see any reason why a well-run organization couldn't be a profitable #2.  You look at the ratings TNA got at their peak while doing everything wrong, and I think someone who knew what they were doing could've doubled that viewership, made some money on house shows, PPVs, and merch, kept expenses reasonable, and have been in a good financial spot for years to come.  Even ROH without the TV and with some hiccups along the way have slipped into adequate profitability for many years (for their level, of course).  So the market is definitely there to survive and make everyone a modest living.  But no, there will be no Raw and Nitro both pulling in 8s in opposition to each other ever again.  There's too much outside competition for the entertainment eyeball and dollar. 

Last edited on Tue Oct 3rd, 2017 06:19 pm by srossi



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