Richard Deitsch of The Athletic, AEW & WBD deal | POST x Wrestlenomics

John Pollock and Brandon Thurston chat with reporter Richard Deitsch from The Athletic and the Sports Media Podcast.



The three speak about the rise of professional wrestling as a sports property, the impact Nick Khan has had on the company, WWE’s domestic television deals with Fox and NBC Universal, the emergence of AEW, and how pro wrestling is covered by outlets and state of wrestling media.

Plus, Pollock & Thurston discuss the report of a pending deal between AEW & WBD, the potential increase they could garner, Ari Emanuel on the WWE-UFC merger, and a New York bill proposed on pro wrestling regulation.

Richard Deitsch is the host of the Sports Media Podcast and writes for The Athletic.






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