Hard-core grappling fans may consider the idea blasphemous, but I can understand why Vince McMahon is trying to distance him and his promotion from the term "pro wrestling."
At this point, it's probably best for both sides.
Following last month's "Wrestlemania 28" pay-per-view show, McMahon proclaimed that WWE would no longer stand for "World Wrestling Entertainment." Rather, it has become a title for a company trying to branch into other forms of show business and form its own cable-television network.
WWE announcers must refer to performers as "superstars" rather t