Vince McMahon has given his blessing to more WWE changes.
For decades, WWE’s presentation had stuck to the same principles. There’s been some kind of titantron in the arena, a ramp leading to the ring, and blank rails or barricades between fans and the action. Meanwhile, the ring has been a literal blank canvas, free of logos or advertising.
However, that could be about to change.
Vince McMahon has traditionally been against advertising and logos being featured on the ring canvas and ringside area, but his stance as how shifted. It was noted on the TKO Group’s most recent earnings call that McMahon has agreed to allow advertising in these areas.
Writing in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer discussed the change in philosophy.
Another change you can expect is the look of the ringside area. In the past, Vince McMahon was a proponent of a clean ring, meaning no advertising on the mats, the barricades, or around the ring. Obviously that has changed due to the influence of Nick Khan.
They noted that Vince is no longer thinking that way and that advertising in and around the ring will be opening up more advertising inventory and they are very happy McMahon agreed to it.
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