It could take some pressure off. WWE is the biggest wrestling company in the world and that means there is a lot of work to do. The company is run by Vince McMahon and that means he is going to be running the majority of things that have to be done. McMahon is one of the hardest working people in wrestling but he can’t do everything. He has since delegated some jobs and now we might know why.

According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, during last month’s quarterly investors call, McMahon talked about the hiring of Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff as Executive Directors for Monday Night Raw and SmackDown Live respectively. McMahon said that the point of their hirings is to allow himself to look at the more long term storylines and talent development. These changes have already taken place.

It’s a long time ago and it’s a rare treat. Check out the three names all in the ring at once:

Opinion: This is a great thing to say to investors, but when you then hear about McMahon insisting that SmackDown Live be rewritten all the way up to the second hour of the show, it isn’t the most believable thing in the world. McMahon doesn’t seem capable of handing off any major authority, which is not the biggest surprise in the world. Maybe he is still the best option, but it might not work out that well.

Will McMahon ever give up any authority? Would that help any of the problems? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his Amazon author page with 28 wrestling books. His latest book is the History Of In Your House.

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