They aren’t going to work on that. WWE is a huge wrestling promotion and by far the biggest in the world. The company has its hands in all kinds of things and it has long since figured out how to make a fortune. That opens up a lot of doors for them, but you might not know it just by looking. WWE has released well over 100 wrestlers, citing budget cuts. Now we know something interesting about the remaining roster.
According to Wrestling Observer Radio, most mainstream sports teams pay out about 50% of their revenue to athletes. That is not the case in WWE though, where about 10% of the revenue goes to the wrestlers. Everyone in the company, including Becky Lynch, Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar, is underpaid and should be making far more than they are currently bringing in.
There are some talented wrestlers not making enough money. Check out some of the company’s top stars:
Opinion: This is one of those things that is probably not too much of a surprise. WWE has known how to make more money than they know what to do with but you do not hear about its top stars receiving a lot of it. I’m sure at least a good chunk of the wrestlers are happy with what they make, but it does not mean they are paid enough.
What do you think of the WWE roster? Who deserves more money? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.
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