WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall, also known as Razor Ramon, has said the current WWE will never be as popular as it was back in the Monday Night Wars era.
Recently, the WWE's main flagship show, Monday Night Raw, has taken a hit in the ratings which has reportedly caused Vince McMahon to take drastic action and advertise the likes of Brock Lesnar for more shows coming up.
When Hall was asked on the Another Wrestling Podcast if wrestling would ever get as big as it was in the Monday Night War era, he said there are a lot of other factors involved today that affects it greatly.
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He said: “The economy was different then, it was stronger. I think there were less entertainment options. There’s so many things now that people can view. There’s not just cable TV, there’s online. I think that cuts into it."
However, while he thinks the WWE will never reach the same ratings heights as it did back in the Monday Night Wars era, he does believe the WWE is a much bigger company than what it was back then.
He said: “Overall I think wrestling companies will get bigger. The WWE machine is a lot stronger than it was when I was there. When you go to TV, it’s unbelievable the production that’s going on. Then they have their Network cameras there filming guys filming guys."
WWE certainly is a bigger company than what it used to be, but it definitely won't be able to recreate the same ratings as what it used to do. McMahon needs to find an answer to this problem to try and bring as many WWE fans back to watching Raw, rather than reading about it on the web afterwards before it's too late.
And no, bringing back the Attitude Era is not the solution.