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WrestleMania 39 has broken the WWE record for highest WrestleMania gate ever. The company announced the news on WWE.com early Monday morning.
WWE today announced that WrestleMania Goes Hollywood (WrestleMania 39), which will originate from SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles across two nights, broke the company’s all-time gate record for any WrestleMania, despite having yet to announce a single match,” WWE wrote online. “The previous record announced was $17.3 million in 2016 at WrestleMania 32 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
“The record gate comes on the heels of unprecedented ticket sales demand for WWE in 2022, in which it produced the highest-grossing gates of all time for Royal Rumble, Survivor Series and WWE Extreme Rules. WWE Clash at the Castle in Cardiff, Wales, which marked WWE’s first major stadium show in the U.K. in 30 years, was the highest-grossing U.K. event in company history.
“Additionally, WWE set in-market gate records for SmackDown and Raw events in more than 20 markets for the year, including the Dec. 30 SmackDown, which took place in Tampa, Fla., and heralded the return of John Cena.
WrestleMania 39 streams live on Saturday, April 1, and Sunday, April 2, on Peacock. The Road to WrestleMania 39 begins at the WWE Royal Rumble 2023. Royal Rumble takes place live from San Antonio on January 28.
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SoFi Stadium is in Inglewood, not Los Angeles.