Update on Lesnar's WWE Deal

Discussion in 'General WWE' started by Big Hoss Rambler, Apr 7, 2012.

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  1. I heard it was around $5 million. :gusta:
  2. Jesus Christ. Lucky guy.
  3. WWE only made $24m in profit last year, I doubt they'd spend $5m of that on a part time monster.
  4. WWE made more than 24 million last year.. That 24mill was only based on the aired TV broadcasts. You take the money they earned from house shows and fan events plus whatever else WWE does, and you have a lot more income than what you think. They probably make about 30 mill+.
  5. Gross profit was $24m for the financial year of 2011.
  6. https://www.google.com/search?q=brock%20lesnar%20$5%20million
  7. I cba reading but I doubt it's all guaranteed, there are probably alot of clauses. Such as WM has to reach X buys then he earns Y.
  8. Considering the amount of money they made of of WM 28 I think they can afford him for one year.
  9. John Cena himself reportedly made WWE over $100m alone...

    WM this year got repotedly 1.9m buys, the stadium seats alone got nearly $9m. They have house shows filling 17k stadiums+ almost daily.
  10. That makes Cena's salary look like nothing.
  11. Live shows get 10k+ house shows generally don't.

    $116m was the figure quoted for Cena.

    Again, though, all these figures are dirtsheet figures unless corporate releases them. We can speculate all day I just think it's highly unlikely, due to the financial nature of professional wrestling these days (and WWE is a public company so profit/revenue/assets information are all readily available) that one guy will get a $5m salary. It doesn't make financial sense.

    His base salary will surely be lower than that but the merchandise/PPV buy rates/endorsements etc etc will probably take it up to and indeed past $5m.

    It all depends on how he, and WWE performs during the tenure of his contract.
  12. Yeah. If Brock doesn't deliver I don't see Vince coughing up that amount of money.
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