It’s basically a fact that non-wrestling fans always reffer to this sport/entertainment as ‘WWE’. They have been bigger, more popular and more well known than the actual industry for probably almost two decades now. I don’t like it one bit but that’s how it is.Saying a company is bigger than the sport or "entertainment" as WWE puts it is more well-known then is the product make zero sense.
It’s in no way too many belts if we are speaking about 4. That’s literally a belt per every category of wrestlers. I don’t find it interesting to watch a group of wrestlers in the ring without anything to fight nor yearn for. It just ends seeming meaningless and neglecting towards one part of the rosterAlso, having too many belts all at once can be devaluing in a manner of speaking.
Us Europeans and North Americans have very different expectations from a wrestling promotion than people in Japan. Thus everything is different over there, just look at how different from each other NJPW and WWE are. What works somewhere doesn’t need to work everywhere.There is a promotion in Japan, whose name slipped my mind, that has a pretty good size fanbase, their shows average 600 and 1,000 on big shows, and they have been around for 4 years and only have two belts. A main one and a tag one and that is it.
One more title wouldn’t kill the prestige of anything, the exact opposite, it would make the mid-card division more competitive and interesting. The only thing having 3 titles is doing, is killing the prestige of mid-card division.If AEW or any company wants to have just a main title and tag title then that is fine, or even a women's title, because if you keep adding more it begins devaluing every title. I mean, WWE has two main titles, two mid-card titles, three tag titles, and two women's
WWE is a very different story. Only few of their titles have real value because they have to keep introducing new ones over and over again because they have a shitload of people watching them, and they seem to want more titles. Maybe not me and you, but the majority thinks in that manner.
Obviously not everyone on the roster but the vast majority. And by aiming towards the title I don’t mean win it in every case, sometimes wrestlers should be solely presented like going after it. One title for each category(4) and that’s perfectly enough. With a title less half of the matches in that category usually seem like some kind of a friendly football game with an ending result 1:1 that no-one should give a fuck about.Also, thinking everybody will after the main title, while being the only one there for singles, is a very WWE style of thinking.