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ROH has sold nearly 12,000 tickets for their debut at Madison Square Garden during WrestleMania weekend next year on April 6, 2019. Tickets went on sale yesterday for Honor Club members and around 9,000 tickets moved. ROH COO Joe Koff issued a statement to Post Wrestling yesterday that around 60% of tickets had been sold. PWTorch has confirmed with ROH sources today that another 3,000 tickets moved today with another round of pre-sale tickets sold from a code given out by MSG. This means that will tickets going on sale to the general public tomorrow morning that only 3,000 tickets remain.
Tickets were priced from $30 in the upper sections of MSG all the way up to $300 for ringside tickets. ROH sources tell PWTorch that they haven’t seen the exact breakdown of tickets sold, but it is believed that most of the $300 tickets have been sold and the majority of remaining tickets are in the upper bowl at $56 or $81.
ROH has sold around 12,000 tickets at this time without using Cody Rhodes and The Young Bucks in their advertising for the show, as they are set to become free agents at the end of this year. Kenny Omega, who is currently under NJPW contract, will also be a free agent early in in 2019 and he would be another major name to promote the show. Right now NJPW wrestler Kazuchika Okada and ROH wrestler Marty Scurll are being used prominently in advertising.