Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Linda McMahon Talks About The UFC.

WWE held their Year End Conference Call this morning in which they discussed their financial numbers which were issued earlier today. Chief Executive Officer Linda McMahon and Chief Operating Officer Michael Sileck were the two WWE executives who held the call. Linda read a prepared statement and Sileck went over the financial numbers. At the end of the call the two held a Question and Answer session.

- When asked about competition from UFC or IFL, Linda said that UFC is a group that's "growing and has a good product". Linda said that MMA is "a real sport", and feels it has taken the place of boxing in some ways. Linda said there is some crossover with wrestling fans, but she doesn't think MMA has an effect on WWE's PPV buy numbers. She is glad to see UFC doing well.

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