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Lawyer: WWE’s McMahon settles ’86 rape lawsuit

WWE executive chairman Vince McMahon, who returned to the company earlier this month, has settled a lawsuit from a former referee who accused him of raping her in 1986, his lawyer told The Wall Street Journal on Thursday. The exact sum of the multimillion-dollar settlement with Rita Chatterton, which was completed last month, was undisclosed. […]

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Stephanie McMahon resigns as WWE’s co-CEO

Stephanie McMahon announced her resignation as co-CEO of WWE on Tuesday evening, less than one week after her father, Vince McMahon, came out of retirement and returned as chairman of the board. Stephanie McMahon was also chairwoman of the publicly traded company before her father’s return Friday. She shared co-CEO duties alongside Nick Khan, who […]

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Big E feeling ‘grateful’ despite recovery setback

Former WWE champion Big E considers himself “grateful” that doctors have said he will make a complete recovery from a broken neck he suffered during a March match despite a recent setback that will keep him out of the ring for at least a full year. Big E, whose real name is Ettore Ewen, elaborated […]

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WWE inks social-media influencer, boxer L. Paul

Social-media influencer Logan Paul has signed a deal with WWE, the organization announced on Thursday. The pact is a multi-event deal, sources tell ESPN, that will push into 2023. Paul will compete in the ring at multiple WWE premium live events (formerly called pay-per-views by the company) and will make TV appearances in between based […]

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WWE’s McMahon gives up CEO role amid inquiry

Vince McMahon is stepping aside from his role as CEO and chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment during an investigation into a report that he agreed to pay hush money to a former employee over an affair, the company announced Friday. WWE said in a release that a “Special Committee of the Board is conducting an […]