Eric Bischoff has given his opinion on if WWE may be sold some day while noting that he believes it’s “plausible” that it could happen.
As a former WCW President, Eric Bischoff is very familiar with big deals in the world of pro wrestling. Whether it was dealing with wrestler contracts or television bigwigs, Bischoff has a pretty good handle on how the pro wrestling business works considering his vast experience in it for the majority of his adult life.
“I’d say right now it’s more plausible to me that the WWE would sell because Vince McMahon is no longer, at least visibly in the picture. He is still in the picture as a majority shareholder, and guess what? He can still say no. It’s his company. It is possible even though Vince isn’t the CEO or chairman that Vince could step up and prevent a sale. I don’t know why he would do that at this stage of his life with the amount of money that would be involved.”
“What is there to gain from impeding an acquisition like that? I don’t know, but I don’t know Vince McMahon. I don’t know if too many people do. It’s plausible. It makes sense, which is why people keep talking about it.”
Eric Bischoff went on to list some potential buyers that include powerful television networks.
“You can make a really strong story for an NBC, a Fox, or at one point Disney…but it makes sense. As long as it makes sense and people continue to project it, it’s probably going to happen. I don’t know though.”
As Bischoff said, he doesn’t know, but he also thinks it’s plausible meaning it certainly is a possibility that a sale will happen some day.