WWE ‘in talks with ESPN+’ over PPV streaming deal

World Wrestling Entertainment is engaged in discussions with ESPN about putting its pay-per-view events on direct-to-consumer streaming service ESPN+, according to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

The potential deal follows WWE's attempts to redress declining subscription numbers to its OTT platform WWE Network, and bounce back from executive turmoil following the abrupt dismissal of co-presidents Michelle Wilson and George Barrios in January.

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