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WrestleMania(R) Sets Record

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — WWE(R) announced today that first day ticket sales for WrestleMania XXVIII in Miami resulted in a record gross of $6.3 million, shattering the previous first day record of $4.8 million for the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania.

Tickets went on sale this past Saturday, November 5 for WrestleMania XXVIII, which takes place Sunday, April 1, 2012 from Sun Life Stadium in Miami. The main event will feature The Rock(R) challenging John Cena(R) in the most highly anticipated main event ever in sports entertainment history. The event will be broadcast on pay-per-view and viewed in more than 100 countries.

“We are thrilled that WrestleMania XXVIII has already made WWE history in such dramatic fashion,” said John Saboor, Senior Vice President of Special Events for WWE. “Coming off the momentum of last year’s record breaking event in Atlanta, we fully anticipate that this year’s WrestleMania in Miami will be our largest and most successful ever.”

WWE, a publicly traded company , 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 500 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Istanbul and Tokyo.

  • venom

    They sold more tickets than BFG. TNA is such a threat.

  • numero uno

    i got mine on thursday morning….its bullshi@ though that i wont receive them in my hands until up to 48 hours before the event just because i live in canada….its fu&^ed!!!!!

  • JipC

    Yeah sure they did. Just like when they said Wrestlemania 23 had 80,000 and only 60,000 were there or like when they lied about the attendance at last year’s wrestlemania

  • Tombstonepiledriver

    ^^ You did have, Check your wallet! LOL JK

  • Sammo

    Got my tickets!

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