Going Ringside Ep. 3: The WWE sale, Part II

WWE sale, betting on matches and the passing of Arn Anderson’s son

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – In this episode of “Going Ringside” we conclude our discussion on the potential sale of WWE. Specifically we spend a lot of time looking at whether Shad and Tony Khan could realistically buy the largest wrestling company on the planet. We’ll hear from both Tony Khan and a financial expert from the University of North Florida on how a purchase would unfold if the Khans did beat out other potential buyers like Comcast or a Saudi Arabian Investment Fund.

In addition, one headline that’s come up in the past week that could play a role in the sale is a CNBC article about WWE officials pushing state gambling regulators to allow sports betting on WWE matches.

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We discuss whether this could increase the value of WWE to a potential buyer by bringing in extra viewers who bet on matches.

We also briefly touch on the sad passing of wrestling legend Arn Anderson’s 37-year-old son. Early in the episode Scott will read a statement from Arn about the tragic passing of his son.

About the Author:

Scott is a multi-Emmy Award Winning Anchor and Reporter, who also hosts the “Going Ringside With The Local Station” Podcast. Scott has been a journalist for 25 years, covering stories including six presidential elections, multiple space shuttle launches and dozens of high-profile murder trials.