WWE News: Triple H reveals if WWE plans to introduce an all-women's brand; talks about Mae Young Classic
Will WWE start an all-exclusive female brand.
What’s the story?
In a recent interview with USA Today’s For The Win section, WWE Executive Paul ‘Triple H’ Levesque revealed that he’d never say never to possibly establishing an all-women's brand in the WWE.
However, he added that restricting female performers to a single brand could potentially be unfair towards them; and that WWE would be better off by according those women spots on the RAW, SmackDown or NXT rosters.
Additionally, HHH elucidated that organizing a tournament in the WWE isn’t as easy as most fans feel, for instance, the promotion had to work really hard in order to find suitable competitors for the Mae Young Classic whilst ensuring said competitors match up well stylistically with one another.
In case you didn’t know…
Triple H has been widely appreciated for his pioneering work in Women’s Professional Wrestling.
The WWE icon and COO has been hands on as regards organizing the Mae Young Classic.
The heart of the matter:
Speaking about the Mae Young Classic, Triple H explained that it was indeed a daunting task to find competitors for the tournament, ensure that they’re up to the task as well as accord a meaningful role to each and every one of them given the fact that they’ve been roped in from different parts of the world.
Furthermore, he asserted that the initial plan was to conduct the tournament with 16 participants, but they were pleasantly surprised to find several worthy contenders, out of which they found it tough to choose whom they ought to select as the 32 competitors.
Besides, he stated that he’d never say never to a possible brand that exclusively features Women’s Wrestling, but would rather use them on the company’s main shows. He continued—
"We want the women to have the same opportunity as the men to be everywhere. You don't need a separate show, as long as opportunities are everywhere. It makes it feel like less than for them."
The Mae Young Classic and the performances taped at the tournament are said to be playing a key factor in WWE management’s decisions as to which female participants they intend to hire in the days to come.
The Mae Young Classic tapings were done with a while back, and the WWE’s female roster is set to get a boost, so to speak.
Here’s hoping we get to see the ladies grab more screen-time on WWE TV programming in the days to come.
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