Nick Khan clarifies his "open for business" comments.
WWE President Nick Khan made headlines this week when he said WWE is "open for business" in terms of potentially selling the company, but did state that the company is not active when it comes to selling. Many spun that in different ways, leading Khan to clarify his comments when speaking to Ariel Helwani of BT Sport.
"When I say we're 'open for business,' that means if someone credible calls on anything, NFT, trading cards, international rights; we take the call. We're inherently salespeople. We're not like, 'We don't want to talk to this company because they think they're X.' If you call and want to pitch us something and you're a credible company, we're going to hear the pitch. We're an entrepreneurial company that Vince and others built over the last 35 years or so and we always want to stay fresh and entrepreneurial in our minds. When I say 'open for business,' if someone calls and are credible and asking, 'Are you guys for sale?' What is your offer? What are you thinking? We're not trying to sell it," he stated. "That's not our intent. There are no internal meetings about selling this company. The internal meeting is about growing it and the ability that we think we collectively have to tremendously grow what the value of the company is now. People call all the time about all different things, but we're not in any active conversations about (selling).
That settles that.
WWE has done plenty of business dealings ahead of SummerSlam including landing partnerships with DraftKings, Victoria, 2K, and more. The company also did another NFT drop centered around John Cena.
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