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WRESTLEMANIA® Shatters Records

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WWE® (NYSE: WWE) announced tonight that WrestleMania 29 became the highest grossing live event in its history and broke the record for MetLife Stadium’s highest grossing entertainment event. WWE’s annual pop-culture extravaganza grossed $12.3 million, as 80,676 fans from all 50 states and 34 countries converged on MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. The event is broadcast around the world on pay-per-view in more than 100 countries and 20 languages.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – April 7, 2013 – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) announced tonight thatWrestleMania 29 became the highest grossing live event in its history and broke the record for MetLife Stadium’s highest grossing entertainment event.  WWE’s annual pop-culture extravaganza grossed $12.3 million, as 80,676 fans from all 50 states and 34 countries converged on MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.  The event is broadcast around the world on pay-per-view in more than 100 countries and 20 languages. 

The previous MetLife Stadium record for an entertainment event’s gross revenue was a U2 concert on July 20, 2011, which grossed $8.9 million.  This is the fourth consecutive year that WWE broke the host venue’s record for the highest-grossing entertainment event. 

"On behalf of the great state of New Jersey, I want to thank all of the fans that came from around the world to beautiful MetLife Stadium for WrestleMania 29," said New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie. "WWE put on a show like no other and electrified the capacity crowd." 

WrestleMania came home and had an incredible impact on the entire New York/New Jersey region,” said John P. Saboor, Senior Vice President of Special Events, WWE.  “We want to thank our fans as well as our public and private sector partners for their support. We now turn our attention to the Big Easy for next year’s historic 30th anniversary of WrestleMania.” 

WrestleMania 30 takes place on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA.  Ticket information will be announced later this year.

Top Five All-Time Attendance Records at WrestleMania:

  1. 93,173: WrestleMania 3, Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan, March 29, 1987
  2. 80,676: WrestleMania 29, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, April 7, 2013
  3. 80,103: WrestleMania 23, Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan, April 1, 2007
  4. 78,363: WrestleMania 28, Sun Life Stadium, Miami, Florida, April 1, 2012
  5. 74,635: WrestleMania 24, Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Florida, March 30, 2008

 About WWE

WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 600 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Istanbul and Tokyo.

Additional information on WWE (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go tohttp://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.  

IMPORTANT JUVENTUS vs. F.C. BARCELONA INFORMATION

Alcohol Policy 
International guests who wish to purchase alcohol must present a valid passport in order to purchase alcohol as part of New Jersey State Law. MetLife Stadium cannot accept a driver's license or State Identification Card from another country to establish proof of age. Please note, guests with a valid passport may also be subject to an additional age verification form to complete a transaction.  More Info

Visitantes internacionales que desean comprar alcohol deben de presentar un pasaporte válido, como parte de la ley del estado de Nueva Jersey. El estadio de MetLife no acepta licencias de conducir de otros países como prueba de edad.  Visitantes con un pasaporte válido también pueden estar subjetivos a una forma de verificación de edad adicional para completar la transacción.

Bag Policy
The Clear bag policy will be in effect. Bags of any kind are prohibited except gallon-sized clear freezer bags or authorized clear bags measuring 12" x 12" x 6" and women's clutches not exceeding 6.5" x 4.5". Bags not permitted inside the Stadium can be checked at one of our bag check facilities (located outside each entry gate) for a $5 fee per bag. More Info

Una de las reglas del estadio es usar Bolsas Transparentes.  Bolsas de cualquier tipo están prohibidas excepto bolsas transparente de un galón o bolsas autorizadas midiendo 12" x 12" x 6" y carteras de mujeres midiendo 6.5" x 4.5". Bolsos no permitidos dentro del estadio se pueden dejar en una de nuestras instalaciones de control de bolsos (ubicadas afuera de cada entrada) por un costo de $5 dólares por bolso. Mas información. Mas información

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