WWE is a very unpredictable organization: a lot can happen in a day, and plans often change in the blink of an eye. As such, long-term decisions aren’t made as often as they used to be. Recent memory is full of instances in which WWE had to change their long-term plans because of a sudden an unexpected change: Daniel Bryan’s explosive popularity changed the main event of WrestleMania XXX, Vince ending The Undertaker’s Streak at the 11th hour, WWE firing and then re-hiring Emma over the course of a day, etc.
The point is, it’s difficult to make any accurate predictions of what WWE will look like down the road. Difficult…but not impossible.
This article will propose ten predictions on what WWE will look like in 5 years’ time. It will present ten scenarios that are likely to happen between now and then based on current situations and on some wishful thinking. The WWE will undergo a lot of changes during the coming years, while at the same time continuing to uphold some trends and goals that have been set in stone by their current management and storyline directions.
The next five years will feature a combination of both positive and negative events, but on the whole, there are a lot of good things to expect on the horizon for WWE. For example…
Alexander Podgorski is a writer for WhatCulture that has been a fan of professional wrestling since he was 8 years old. He loves all kinds of wrestling, from WWE and sports entertainment, to puroresu in Japan.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen's University in Political Studies and French, and a Master's Degree in Public Administration. He speaks English, French, Polish, a bit of German, and knows some odd words and phrases in half a dozen other languages.