WWE/ENDEAVOR SALE: TKO Group execs ring the NYSE opening bell

Posted on 9/12/123 by Colin Vassallo

Several high-level executives from TKO Group rang the NYSE
opening bell this morning from the balcony in front of the
UFC, WWE, and new TKO logo.

With a TKO replica championship title front and center, CEO
Ari Emanuel led the festivities, flanked by Nick Khan, Vince
McMahon, Dana White, and Triple H. Daniel Cormier, Bianca
Belair, and Kevin Dunn were also on the balcony cheering on.

“The creation of TKO marks an exciting new chapter for UFC
and WWE as leaders in global sports and entertainment,” said
Ariel Emanuel, CEO of Endeavor and TKO. “Given their
continued connectivity to the Endeavor network, we are
confident in our ability to accelerate their respective
growth and unlock long-term sustainable value for
shareholders. With UFC and WWE under one roof, we will
provide unrivaled experiences for more than a billion
passionate fans worldwide.”

“This is the culmination of a decades-long partnership
between Endeavor and WWE across strategic initiatives
including talent representation and media rights. Given our
collaborative, trusted relationship and Endeavor’s
incredible track record of success growing UFC, we believe
WWE is optimally positioned for future growth and success as
part of TKO,” said Vince McMahon, Executive Chairman of TKO.
“Our focus remains on delivering for our fans across the
globe as we take the business to the next level alongside
UFC and Endeavor.”

The company also launched its investor website at tkogrp.com
and logo.

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