WWE Want Bodybuilders, WWE Interest Down, Linda McMahon
– There is said to be a “call to arms” for WWE to recruit big bodybuilder types that they can make into stars.
– The Sports Business Journal recently polled 1,100 major sports decision makers on their views of boxing, UFC and WWE on whether they have more interest now than in 2007.
For boxing 7% said they did, 41% said they had the same interest and 53% said they had less interest. For UFC 29% said they had more interest, 39% said they had the same interest and 32% said they had less interest. For WWE 4% said they had more interest, 32% said they had the same level of interest and 64% said they had less interest.
– The Associated Press reports that Linda McMahon has loaned her Senate campaign $5.1 million through mid-May and spent $3.8 million as of filings in late April.