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WHAT WILL VINCE DO WHEN THE XFL STARTS UP, IS AEW LIKE WCW, YOUNG FANS AND MORE

By Dave Scherer on 2019-10-28 10:00:00

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What the current relationship status between Impact Wrestling and Universal Studios Florida? Has it dissolved now that Impact is on the road? Can they ever go back there if possible?

Could they go back?  Sure.  But given that the company is based out of Canada now, it’s not very likely.  They have moved operations closer to their home base.  Anthem doesn’t have the affinity for Universal that Dixie Carter's regime did.

The Four Horsewomen of the WWE (Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks, Charlotte Flair and Bayley) have changed women's wrestling in the WWE as they competed in matches that were previously been reserved for men as well as having more edgier characters as opposed to the women from the Divas Era. Why did the fans become more enamored with the Four Horsewomen as opposed to the likes of Paige, AJ Lee and even Trish Stratus and Lita?

They haven’t.  The fans loved the four women you mentioned as well.  I don’t think they like the Horsewomen more than those four.

This may sound crazy, but I see a lot of similarities between the Wednesday Night Wars and the Monday Night Wars. AEW is WCW: lots of athleticism with a big fight feel. NXT is Attitude Era WWF: more emphasis on character and emotional connection. My point: I think there is a reason why WWE won the war. That AEW/WCW presentation works great in the short term but it gets old fast. Eventually viewers who get hooked into watching pro wrestling need more, and that's where NXT comes in just like Attitude Era WWF did. I see NXT eventually overtaking AEW in the ratings, prob much sooner than 83 weeks. Your professional opinion??

I have been comparing AEW to WCW for a few weeks now, so I see exactly what you are saying.  They are the bright and shiny promotion, in the bigger buildings, with the feel you mentioned.  NXT is more about stories, characters and matches.  I don’t know whether they will win in the long run, but I definitely think your comparison is a good one.

Will Vince McMahon have a lot of personal input from this point on with the XFL or will he essentially give the major responsibilities to others and just concentrate more on the WWE?  I know he is a workhorse but I would imagine if he tried to give equal time to both, that would spread him really thin business wise and possibly something would suffer when it doesn't need to.

I don’t see any world where Vince doesn’t spend a LOT of time on the XFL when they are getting up and running.  He is making a huge investment in the league and, to be honest, the odds are stacked against it succeeding. WWE is set up to run with less input from Vince so I see, Vince spending more time on the XFL as it starts up.  That doesn’t mean he won’t be around WWE though.

I see people keeping talking about how AEW brings in younger fans.  Are they beating the 18 to 49 demographic for Raw?

No, they aren’t.  Raw does in the 0.7 to 0.8 range in that demo, so they are beating AEW in that demo.

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