Backstage News On Triple H & Brock Lesnar, WrestleMania’s PPV Revenue, New HOF Logo



tripleh-brocklesnar

- The No Holds Barred stipulation for Brock Lesnar and Triple H at WrestleMania 29 was decided on just a few days before RAW as several stipulations including Hell In a Cell were being considered.

One idea discussed would have Shawn Michaels be in Triple H’s corner to counteract Paul Heyman being there.

- Even if WrestleMania 29 doesn’t match the record-setting 2007 event of come even with WrestleMania 28, it will most likely set a new mark with overall pay-per-view revenue. WWE has increased the price of WrestleMania by $5 so it will be $59.95 for standard definition and $69.95 for HD this year. If the price increase doesn’t turn buyers away, it will lead to $3 million in extra revenue, based on 1.2 million worldwide buys, not including the increase in viewers who have moved to HD. Based on changes in annual trends, viewers moving to HD could add another $900,000 in profit.

- Below is WWE’s new Hall of Fame logo for 2013, which first appeared in Booker T’s induction video:

(Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)



Recent Posts

Why Sheamus Missed WWE TV Tapings, Darren Young Update, WWE & Wizard World Appearances

Why Sheamus Missed WWE TV Tapings, Darren Young Update, WWE & Wizard World Appearances

- WWE United States Champion Sheamus missed this week's TV tapings due to a severe flu. - Injured...

Photo Of John Cena’s “Heel” Look On Set Of The Nest, Show Us Your Superstar Contest Videos

Photo Of John Cena's "Heel" Look On Set Of The Nest, Show Us Your Superstar Contest Videos

- As noted, John Cena is filming a movie called The Nest where he plays a bad guy. The following pho...

Today In Wrestling History– July 24th

Today In Wrestling History– July 24th

Trivia 2000 – The Monday Night War continued: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: ...

Full WWE Network Schedule For Thursday: Total Divas Episode 5, New NXT & Superstars, More

Full WWE Network Schedule For Thursday: Total Divas Episode 5, New NXT & Superstars, More

Check out the full schedule for Thursday, day 152 of the WWE Network launch: 2:00 am ET - Wrestle...

Top International Star Reportedly Signs Deal With WWE, How The Rock Recovered For Hercules

Top International Star Reportedly Signs Deal With WWE, How The Rock Recovered For Hercules

- Prince Devitt has signed his WWE deal and an official announcement will be coming soon but there's...