WrestleMania once again gets featured on Forbes’ Fab 40 List of Most Powerful Sports Brands. It was ranked at #6 on the magazine’s long-running list of the world’s most valuable sports brands.
WrestleMania was valued by them at $195 Million which is an 8.3% increase from last year. Ahead of WrestleMania were the NCAA Final Four, FIFA World Cup, the Winter Olympics, the Summer Olympics and the NFL’s Super Bowl respectively.
WWE made the following announcement on being featured on the list:
WrestleMania makes Forbes’ Fab 40 list of most powerful sports brands
WrestleMania has once again ranked on Forbes’ Fab 40. The Showcase of the Immortals, which just celebrated its 33rd edition this past April in Orlando, ranked at No. 6 on the magazine’s long-running list of the world’s most valuable sports brands, above institutions such as the UEFA Champions League and the Daytona 500.
This year’s WrestleMania broke the Orlando Citrus Bowl’s attendance record with 75,245 WWE Universe members from all 50 states and 62 different countries. The previous Orlando Citrus Bowl attendance record – 74,635 – had been set by WrestleMania XXIV in 2008.
WrestleMania also ranked on Forbes’ list in 2014, 2015 and 2016.