WWE has released the following:
WRESTLEMANIA® BREAKS WORK REVENUES AND FIND
DALAS – April 4, 2022 – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) announces that WrestleMania 38 has become the most lucrative and most visited WWE event in the company’s history. WWE’s annual pop culture extravaganza led 156,352 fans from all 50 states and 53 countries to gather at AT&T Stadium in Dallas for two exciting nights, surpassing previous gate and attendance records set by WrestleMania 32 in 2016.
“On behalf of our family and the entire Dallas Cowboys organization, we are thrilled to have broken records again with WrestleMania at AT&T Stadium,” said Dallas Cowboys CEO Charlotte Jones. “I felt WWE’s commitment to both its supporters and the host cities. We are very grateful for their partnership and the desire to always exceed. “
“The City of Dallas would like to thank WWE for presenting an incredible WrestleMania week with events at both the American Airlines Center and the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas,” said Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson. “The week brought Dallas an unexpected economic profit and once again proved that our city is a first-class host of major sporting events.”
“The City of Arlington is extremely grateful to WWE for bringing back its biggest annual holiday,” said Arlington Mayor Jim Ross. “We look forward to breaking this record with future WrestleMania at AT&T Stadium.”
“We are delighted that the return of WrestleMania to Dallas has again brought record results, proving that there is more and more in Texas,” said WWE Executive Vice President of Special Affairs John Sabur. “We are grateful to the Jones family and the entire Dallas Cowboys, the Dallas Sports Commission, the City of Arlington, the City of Dallas and all public and private sector partners who have played an important role in making WrestleMania 38 the most spectacular two-night game. Wrestling mania in history. Now we turn our attention to next year, where WrestleMania will take over Hollywood.
WrestleMania 39 takes place in Los Angeles at SoFi Stadium and in Hollywood Park on Saturday, April 1, 2023 and on Sunday, April 2, 2023. Ticket information will be announced later this year.
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