Backstage WWE WrestleMania XXX News: Planned Main Event, Expected Attendance



wrestlemania30

- The planned main event for Wrestlemania XXX next April from New Orleans is The Rock vs. Brock Lesnar. Paul Heyman alluded to the blockbuster match on Twitter this week, writing:

“I hear @TheRock has committed to @WWE #WrestleManiaXXX, and boy do I have an opponent for him!”

WWE has been purposely keeping Brock Lesnar and The Rock away from each other as best as they can, although they will both be on RAW together the week before and after WrestleMania 29.

– The all-time attendance record for the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is 78,344 for the 1997 Sugar Bowl game, however the building has been reconfigured since then. A sellout for the New Orleans Saints football team is 73,209. For a WrestleMania, since so much of the stadium is blocked off for the stage and other production equipment (more than what they make up by having seats on the field), a legitimate estimate of how many fans they can accommodate will be around 65,000 fans. WWE typically exaggerates the WrestleMania attendance by up to 10,000 to announce they have broken the venue’s all time record.

(Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)



Recent Posts

Former WWE Head Trainer Says Roman Reigns Isn’t Ready To Take On Brock Lesnar

Former WWE Head Trainer Says Roman Reigns Isn't Ready To Take On Brock Lesnar

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer revealed last month that WWE officials have made plans for Ro...

CM Punk Being Promoted By WWE For Upcoming Film, News On WCW Nitro Episodes

CM Punk Being Promoted By WWE For Upcoming Film, News On WCW Nitro Episodes

- A release date is now set for Queens of the Ring, a French film produced by WWE Studios and Karé ...

Santino Marella Planning Comeback To WWE After Undergoing Neck Surgery

Santino Marella Planning Comeback To WWE After Undergoing Neck Surgery

Just a little over two months after declaring his retirement from the squared circle, former WWE Sup...

Backstage News On How WWE May Introduce Prince Devitt On Television

Backstage News On How WWE May Introduce Prince Devitt On Television

After becoming a bona fide sensation in New Japan, the Irish-born Prince Devitt finds himself in WWE...

Chris Jericho Reveals How Kane Caused Him To Bleed On Monday’s WWE Raw

Chris Jericho Reveals How Kane Caused Him To Bleed On Monday's WWE Raw

In a tune-up for his match with Randy Orton this Sunday at Night of Champions, Chris Jericho took on...