WWE logos are shown on screens before a WWE news conference at T-Mobile Arena on October 11, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was announced that WWE wrestler Braun Strowman will face heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury and WWE champion Brock Lesnar will take on former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez at the WWE's Crown Jewel event
Strange Rules WWE Requires Wrestlers to Follow
The WWE monitors its superstars’ social media, but private access, such as passwords or other credentials, is not required.
Social Media
However, WWE Superstars do not take hardline political stances to avoid alienating fans who are supposed to love or hate them.
The Money In the Bank briefcase has been a staple of WWE television since 2005. It holds a contract guaranteeing the holder a title shot whenever they want.
Money In The Bank
While it’s a valued prize, it can be cumbersome. Baron Corbin, who captured the briefcase in 2017, told the Phoenix New Times he must always have it with him, even at the airport.
WWE Superstars are supposed to be larger than life, so interviewers must be shorter than the interviewee. If they are naturally taller, they are made to look shorter.
Interviewer Height
Former WWE performer Jonathan “The Coach” Coachman was tall enough that a slight mishap influenced Vince McMahon to want to stop him from doing interviews altogether.
Since anything can happen at any time in the professional wrestling industry, the superstars are not allowed to leave early.
No Leaving Early
Even when you see someone on camera get hauled out of the arena by security or exit of their own volition, they’re likely still ready to return at a moment’s notice.
One obscure rule about tag team matches that some may not be familiar with is that the tag rope is supposed to be held until a legal tag is made.
Dallas Tag Rope Rules
In Dallas, Texas, the rope must be precisely 18”. An independent inspector must verify its length before any WWE events take place in the city.