WWE has issued a statement on the federal anti-trust lawsuit filed by MLW earlier today.
As noted, MLW announced this evening that an anti-trust lawsuit against WWE was filed earlier today in a federal court. The lawsuit is based on “WWE’s ongoing attempts to undermine competition in and monopolize the professional wrestling market by interfering with MLW’s contracts and business prospects.”
In an update, WWE provided the following statement in response to MLW’s lawsuit:
“WWE believes these claims have no merit and intends to vigorously defend itself against them.”
Stay tuned for updates as the story develops.