When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world by storm in 2020, WWE’s flagship live event WrestleMania went to a two-night format. After holding WrestleMania across two nights in 2020, the company continued the trend in the years that followed. This allowed WWE to sell more tickets as it welcomed fans back for WrestleMania in 2021 and 2022 and also produce strong quality matches as well.
According to Wrestlenomics, WWE made between $17 million and $19 million USD from WrestleMania 38 ticket sales across both nights at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The event sold 109,000 to 120,000 tickets, roughly 57,000 fans each night. This is well below the disputed attendance total originally reported,
It also reported that the live gate for the event edged out WrestleMania 32 in Dallas, which generated $17.8 million and had between 74,000 and 86,000 people in attendance compared to the nearly 102,000 fans originally announced during the event.
In 2021, 40,806 tickets were sold across the two nights of WrestleMania 37. That generated $6.2 million USD in revenue for WWE. It was during the time of social distancing, and the vaccine to combat Covid-19 was slowly rolling out in the United States.
The average ticket price for this year’s WrestleMania was lower than previous years. The average ticket for WrestleMania this year is anywhere between $140 and $177 USD, with the median being $159 USD. This would be about the same as last year’s WrestleMania, though during the years when WrestleMania was one night, ticket prices ballooned to over $200 USD.
We will see what happens with the grand total of Wrestlemania 39 attendance in 2023. It wouldn’t be a surprise if the attendance will goes up even more.
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