WWE BUSINESS: Nick Khan says WWE discussed the idea of launching lucha libre show

Posted on 5/22/123 by Colin Vassallo

WWE Chief Executive Officer Nick Khan
said during the MoffettNathanson
Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
last week that the company has discussed
the idea of launching a lucha libre show
in the future to target their Hispanic

Khan said that while the idea is there
on paper, he doesn’t envision it will
happen quickly and it will be well after
they negotiate their new TV media rights
and the merger as TKO takes place.

“That’s something that’s interesting to
us, especially with the growing Hispanic
audience in the US,” Khan said. “We
over-index in the Hispanic community
already with our English content. To
target that is something of interest for

Khan also alluded in the interview that
if it were for them, they’d be on
television on every day of the week as
long as the product is unique.

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