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Fox Should Buy Smackdown

Fox should buy Smackdown now to ensure they can maximize its value as a standalone company over the long term. The aggressive move would actually be good for both WWE and Smackdown.

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WWE Should Sell Smackdown To Fox

Fox should buy Smackdown now to ensure they can maximize its value as a standalone company over the long term. The aggressive move would actually be good for both WWE and Smackdown.

With the Peacock deal WWE has exhausted most of its avenues to sell its content for serious money . With productions costs going up and the need for wall street to constantly to have new revenue streams to boost the value of a stock. It makes perfect sense for WWE to sell Smackdown and other assets to Fox in a potential multi billion dollar deal. Such a move would bring in considerable value for the company and a llow them to cot cozts buy letting Fox assume the cost of talent and personal contracts that change hand in the deals.

Fox views Smackdown as a valuable property to Friday nights as part of their commitments to live sports programming. With Peacock controlling the WWE streaming rights for the forseeable future and a potential competitor for Smackdown in a few years…It makes sense for Fox to lockdown the Smackdown IP to start there own promotion. Allowing them the rights to benefit from the programming and IP as a permanent part of their synergy.

Buying out Smackdown now also protects them in case NBC Universal decides for buy WWE themselves. Over the long term Fox could maximize the Smackdown tape library on Fox Broadcast, Cable, and streaming propertiez ( Tubi).

With the Peacock deal… WWE has exhausted most of its avenus to sell its content for serious money . With productions costs going up and the need for wall street to constantly to have new revenue streams to boost the value of a stock. It makes perfect sense for WWE to sell Smackdown and other assets to Fox in a potential multi billion dollar deal. Such a move would bring in considerable value for the company and a llow them to cot cozts buy letting Fox assume the cost of talent and personal contracts that change hand in the deals.