It was recently reported that a number of independent promotions would be joining the WWE Network. One of those promotions is German promotion wXw. Now, the promotion has come out to reassure fans that they will continue to be an independent promotion despite the WWE Network ties.
The promotion has released a statement on Twitter about their future. Here is what they said:
“15 years ago we were ecstatic drawing more than 200 fans twice a year. Today more than 1,66 million wrestling fans from 186 countries are able to watch wXw events as part of their excisting subscription. This is exciting to us.
We’d like to thank all our wrestlers and staff members over the years who have worked on growing wXw to what it is today. We’d like to thank all our fans who have championed us.
We would like to address 3 of the most frequent questions / rumors and put this our very clearly:
There are no changes to #wXwNOW at this time. wXwNOW hosts over 1,500 hours of wXw content. http://wXwNOW.com
WWE has already confirmed that today’s uploads are the first of more content to come. It is not our position to divulge on when and what is released on the WWE Network.
wXw is and will remain an independent wrestling promotion. The ownership structure of our companies remains unchanged. No other company owns us, no other company can purchase us without our consent. All rumors/speculations regarding this are 100% wrong.”
A number of WWE’s current stars have gone through wXw at a certain point. WALTER, Ilja Dragunov, Sami Zayn, and Aleister Black have all gone through the promotion.
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