WWE WrestleMania 32 is set to take place on April 3, 2016 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The event will be the biggest pay-per-view (PPV) the company has assembled in its history. The PPV will be so big that it will set its name in the history books for record attendance and claim itself along the likes of March Madness, NFL, NCAA or a Taylor Swift concert.
In terms of secondary ticket market WWE is in line with the major sporting leagues along with concerts of world famous celebrities. The company is averaging a ticket resale price of $301 on SeatGeek.com going on to show that professional wrestling is one of the major attractions of professional sport along the likes of NFL or the NCAA.
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The venue of the event AT&T Stadium is home to the Dallas Cowboys of the NFL and has a seating capacity of 80,000. The stadium has laid host to major sporting events including the likes of NCAA Men’s Final Four, an NBA all-star weekend and a College Football Championship game. The average $301 ticket resale price his higher than all the above mentioned events aside from just two Dallas Cowboys game over the last five seasons, according to Forbes.com.
WrestleMania 32 will be one of the Top 15 events to be hosted by the AT&T Stadium and this will put it along the lines of a Taylor Swift concert, late season NFC East football matches as well as the 2013 Cotton Bowl.
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WWE is not only a major player in USA, it has gained popularity all over the world and it has reflected on this year’s WrestleMania ticket sales. People from over 19 countries have bought tickets for the upcoming Mania with only 36% coming from the home state of Texas.
With Triple H vs. Roman Reigns WWE World Heavyweight Title match headlining the event, the company will hope for a massive blockbuster show at this upcoming weekend.
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