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Mat Matters: Is WWE being put up for sale?

Often, when a company is being readied be sold, it will typically cut costs and do everything to increase profits and therefore maximize the value of the company to potential bidders. Since becoming WWE President Nick Khan been very busy, all with the goal of further...

Analysis: Reading into Tony Khan’s post-Double or Nothing teases

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - All Elite Wrestling president Tony Khan spoke to the media after Sunday’s Double or Nothing pay-per-view event and, in his first post-show media availability in more than a year, discussed a lot of what the future holds for the promotion as it...

Mat Matters: The importance of PR staff

The recent news that Tom George, the public relations whiz for Major League Wrestling (MLW), is facing very serious health challenges and needs financial help with a GoFundMe campaign was a reminder of how important -- and uncelebrated -- the world of PR agents are....

Mat Matters: Deepak Massand will be missed

There will be one less Christmas card arriving this year at my house. Deepak Massand has died. Most will just go "Who?" and move on. But here's why you shouldn't. Deepak Massand is probably the greatest self-promoter I have met in all my years in wrestling. There was...

Wins and Losses Matter: Goldberg

We get it. In the world of professional wrestling wins and loss records are only ever acknowledged in special angles and storylines. In the grand scheme of things keeping track of wins and losses of a scripted sport is not only illogical but senseless and meaningless....

Mat Matters: An XPW New Jack experience, and a Vic Grimes rant

The sudden death of New Jack on May 14 got me thinking back some wild times two decades ago, and how he'd always refer to me by, "Hey Canuck!" I had done a film titled BC Bodyslams, focused around the Vancouver, BC-based ECCW promotion. Through the process, I became...


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