Exclusive: WWE Plans Major Promotion Around Survivor Series

Nick Paglino

Vince McMahonExpect the biggest push for Survivor Series in several years, as WWE is planning on making the event a showcase for major corporate sponsorship they are attempting to tie into next year's WrestleMania event.

WrestleZone was told that The Rock's appearance at Madison Square Garden (which has already been announced locally in the New York market) is just one of the many major components WWE Chairman Vince McMahon has personally scheduled for the event.

"Vince is up in arms about the lack of major corporate tie-ins as compared to events with less of a global reputation such as The Stanley Cup," our key insider told us, "and Survivor Series is where Vince is sure he's going to kick off a whole new era of corporate sponsorship in WWE."

More on this story as it develops.

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