Call it a steel page grudge match!
This week, WWE head Vince McMahon is sending a memoir to publishers, according to book insiders. Page Six is not just a memoir.
One source shares a briefing about building WWE, pointing out that the tome fits into the shoe guru Phil Knights'' best-selling Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike.
According to the source, a deal might be imminent, and it is clear that there have been other interviews on him and WWE in the past, but this is very much his memoir in his words about his rise and life.
Vigliano Associates, a literary company that has been behind sports stars Mike Tyson, Mark Messier, and Kevin Garnett, as well as country singers Willie Nelson and Trisha Yearwood, has handed the book a repudiation.
Reps for WWE and Vigliano did not respond to multiple requests for comment on the seemingly very hoax-hush project.
As there is another McMahon publication that will be hitting bookshelves, WWE fans may enjoy playing and reading.
And unlike the official McMahon memoir, another biography will be released on the wrestling icon next year: In early 2023, Simon & Schusters Atria Books will release author Abraham Riesmans McMahon''s Ringmaster.
Riesman, who wrote True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee about the Marvel comics icon, announced via social media that he was planning a McMahon book in 2020. According to sources, the book which does not include McMahon or WWEs involvement will include new reporting and interviews. It''s a good read.
McMahon, 76, took over his fathers wrestling promotion business in 1982, when he was a commentator for the organization. He split from a niche curiosity to a multibillion-dollar mass phenomenon while becoming a pioneer in cable television.
Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Hulk Hogan, and John Cena have joined the ring, although McMahon is even continuing to play the ring himself after he won his first official match in ten years at WrestleMania 38 in April.