WWE Network isn’t yet the streaming champion Vince McMahon wants it to be

By Chris Welch

When Vince McMahon proudly announced WWE Network at CES in January, he essentially gave wrestling fans everything they’d ever wanted. The 24/7 streaming network offers access to WWE’s massive vault of past pay-per-views. You can watch Hulk Hogan take on Andre The Giant at WrestleMania 3, then jump forward 14 years and see Hogan versus Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at WrestleMania X8. (The latter match is way better.) There’s plenty of other programming from years past, and newer original shows. All for $9.99 monthly with a six-month commitment.

It seemed like an absolute bargain for fans, and set WWE on a new trajectory that will ultimately abandon the old, $60 Sunday night pay-per-view formula that’s lined McMahon’s pockets for decades….

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: WWE Network isn’t yet the streaming champion Vince McMahon wants it to be

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