‘Anyone is better to run WWE than Vince McMahon’

‘Anyone is better to run WWE than Vince McMahon’

Former WWE superstar Ronda Rousey is more than happy that WWE is succeeding in the ‘new era’. She believes that anyone would be a better alternative than Vince McMahon.

Speaking to CBS Sports, the former Raw & SmackDown Women’s Champion was quick to open up when asked what she thought about WWE’s leadership changes this year.

I think everybody is better than Vince McMahon. The only place you can go is up. I really like Triple H and working with him, and honestly I haven’t watched it, but I saw something from Nattie (Neidhart) that they had a card with as many women as men on it recently.

“That’s what I would really like to see. The women are equally represented, not just with competitions on the program, but with time on the show. I don’t think they have anywhere else to go but up and I’m really, really happy for all the women who are still there and thriving under the new regime.”

The Banishment of Vince McMahon

McMahon, 78, split with WWE for a second time in January 2024 after Janel Grant filed a lawsuit against both him and WWE. The lawsuit alleges that McMahon abused Grant during their relationship and that he traded her to other men in WWE. McMahon’s legal team has denied all claims against him and has stated that Grant’s lawsuit is the actions of a bitter ex.

Since the split with McMahon, WWE has done everything it can to keep the former chairman’s name out of its own name. When asked about McMahon after Money in the Bank, WWE CCO Paul “Triple H” Levesque said he could not comment due to an ongoing legal matter. In addition to Grant’s lawsuit, McMahon is also facing a federal investigation.

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Ronda Rousey on Vince McMahon

Rousey’s stance on McMahon isn’t new, as the UFC Hall of Famer has been outspoken against him and WWE for some time now. In her book Our Fight , Rousey calls McMahon the “Emperor Palpatine” of wrestling, a nod to the Star Wars antagonist. Rousey adds that it’s hard to tell where Mr. McMahon’s “evil, unethical, slimeball character” ends and Vince McMahon begins.

In April 2024, Rousey told News Nation that the allegations against McMahon were “not surprising.” She added that any potential good Samaritan in WWE is “held hostage” to the risk of punishment if they speak out against McMahon. Nonetheless, McMahon’s time with WWE is over, and it’s unlikely we’ll ever see his famous showpiece again.