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Posted On February 20, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE Accused Of Trying To Block MMA Legalization In Connecticut

WWE’s public position on Mixed Martial Arts is that MMA is not direct competition to sports entertainment, but a Connecticut lawmaker who is fighting to get the sport legalized in his state says WWE is campaigning against his efforts. Connecticut state representative Matthew Lesser has introduced legislation for Mixed Martial Arts events to be held in his state, one of only 4 states that currently does not sanction the sport. Lesser argues that MMA is a safe, regulated sport and would bring a great deal of tax revenue to theRead More

Posted On October 21, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE To Hire Up To 100 New Employees For “WWE Network”

PWTorch.com is reporting that WWE is set to hire anywhere from 100 to 140 new employees in preparation for the launch of its new “WWE Network.” During his latest conference call, Vince McMahon said that WWE will begin talks with cable companies in January 2011 regarding picking up the new network. It’s also being reported that WWE spokesperson Robert Zimmerman has said that the company’s already hired 55 new employees and a majority of them have been from the Connecticut area.Read More