Georgia Dome Tag

Posted On April 5, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Disputes Attendance Record Claim, Update on WWE Cuts

– WWE followed up on their claim that they set the Georgia Dome attendance record with 71,617 fans at WrestleMania XXVII. “Confirmed by our friends at The Georgia Dome, WWE WrestleMania XXVII did in fact set the entertainment event record, with 71,617 fans,” according to a post on WWE’s Facebook page. “The previous record holder, the Backstreet Boys, hosted 65,658 fans on Feb. 19, 2000. The number quoted by Billboard.com in a 2009 article was for a two-day event in Atlanta, not a single performance.” — The April 1 episodeRead More
– “Stone Cold” Steve Austin said on his Twitter account that he is scheduled for tonight’s Raw. He also said he’s doing three hours of satellite media to promote the premiere of Tough Enough on the USA Network. — WWE issued a press release touting WrestleMania XXVII as the most attended entertainment event in Georgia Dome history, with 71,617 in attendance. WWE claims the previous attendance record at the Georgia Dome for an entertainment event was set by The Backstreet Boys, which attracted 65,658 fans on February 19, 2000. WWE’sRead More
– Following Vladimir Kozlov’s victory over Tyler Reks yesterday at WrestleMania Axxess, The Corre attacked the Raw Superstar. The faction used the steel steps to crush The Moscow Mauler’s shoulder against the ring post. Via WWE.com, SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long announced that – as a result of the assault – Kozlov would not be able to compete in the Eight-Man Tag Team Match at WrestleMania XXVII. Instead, Kofi Kingston will assume his position. — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will be personally giving away free tickets to WrestleMania XXVII. HeRead More

Posted On March 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: Tonight’s Raw, Talent Left Off WrestleMania Card, More

Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below are the highlights: -The All State Arena in Rosemont,Illinois will be the place to be Monday night. Tickets have been sold out for MNR there for a good while and apparently scalpers are having a field day. It’s a loaded show as one would expect and being that its the last MNR before WM27 it should be loaded. I’m sitting my DVR to go about 30 minutes longer than normal just in case. I don’t expect toRead More

Posted On March 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Who’s Singing At WrestleMania 27, Maryse At DWTS Tonight

World Wrestling Entertainment announced Friday that Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum recording artist Keri Hilson will perform “America the Beautiful” kicking-off WrestleMania XXVII live on pay-per-view this Sunday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. There had been previous reports that Justin Beiber was in talks with WWE to sing at WrestleMania, but a deal was never reached between the two sides. – WWE Diva Maryse will not be on hand for tonight’s Raw taping in Chicago, Illinois as she will be attending Dancing with the Stars in Hollywood, California to watchRead More
– World Wrestling Entertainment announced Friday that Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum recording artist Keri Hilson will perform “America the Beautiful” kicking-off WrestleMania XXVII live on pay-per-view this Sunday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. (Keri Hilson to perform at WrestleMania XXVII) — WWE is scheduled to hold a Raw live event at the Stabler Arena in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. John Cena, Randy Orton, The Miz, Dolph Ziggler, Eve and Maryse, among others, are advertised to appear. — Maryse will not be on handRead More
– RGV Vipers radio voice Alex Del Barrio sent Jim Ross well wishes on Twitter in regards to the WWE Hall of Famer not landing the play-by-play job for Oklahoma University football. “Thanks, man,” he replied. “I’m disappinted in not getting the OU PXP gig but felt all along I was a long shot. Still love #BoomerSooner!” — The official Twitter account of the Georgia Dome said yesterday that WWE crew members have arrived in Atlanta to begin preparation for WrestleMania XXVII. — Former UFC Heavyweight Champion and WWE ChampionRead More
– WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper said last week on his Twitter account that he will be on hand for WrestleMania XXVII, which takes place April 3 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. — The latest issue of WWE Magazine includes a one page advertisement promoting “The Road To WrestleMania XXVII” on WWE Classics On Demand and a large photo of TNA star Hulk Hogan is solely featured. Speaking of the video on demand service, next month’s theme is dubbed “Over the Top” as outrageous Superstars and unusualRead More

Posted On March 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Snookie From “Jersey Shore” Added To Wrestlemania XXVII Lineup

Snookie, Trish Stratus & John Morrison vs. LayCool & Dolph Ziggler was added to the Wrestlemania XXVII lineup on tonight’s WWE Raw from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Wrestlemania XXVII will take place Sunday, April 3, 2011 from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.Read More

Posted On March 9, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Gives His Thoughts On Raw, Cole/Lawler, WM XXVII

Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below are the highlights: -The Dallas/WWE fans definitely came to see Stone Cold Steve Austin. Although Austin did not have that much to say nor did he overstay his welcome by any stretch, Austin stole the show Monday night and seemed to be having a great time interacting with the fans and even the cameramen. Austin’s fans long ago made a strong emotional bond with the Texas Rattlesnake that will seemingly last forever. @steveaustinBSR, on Twitter, can stillRead More

Posted On March 7, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Steve Austin Advertised For Wrestlemania XXVII

“Stone Cold” Steve Austin is included in advertisements for Wrestlemania XXVII in India. Austin accompanies, The Undertaker, The Rock and John Cena. Wrestlemania XXVII will take place Sunday, April 3, 2011 from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. Be sure and join us here at PWMania.com.Read More

Posted On February 21, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena vs. The Miz Confirmed For WrestleMania XXVII

John Cena won the Raw Elimination Chamber Match at tonight’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, pinning CM Punk for the last elimination. The match also involved John Morrison, Sheamus, Randy Orton and R-Truth. Cena will challenge The Miz for the WWE Championship at Wrestlemania XXVII on Sunday, April 3, 2011 from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.Read More

Posted On February 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

First Championship Match Announced For WrestleMania 27

Alberto Del Rio will challenge for the World Heavyweight Championship at Wrestlemania XXVII. Wrestlemania XXVII will take place Sunday, April 3, 2011 from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. We’ll have full coverage here at PWMania.com.Read More

Posted On November 15, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WMania Ticket Sales Update, 2 TNA Impact Tapings This Week

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that although the first 11 rows of the Georgia Dome in Atlanta have been sold for WrestleMania 27, there are still plenty of tickets left available throughout the arena for the big event. This has by no means been a normal sellout in terms of early ticket sales like it has been in the past for WrestleMania. Tonight and tomorrow night, TNA is taping the November 25th and December 2nd editions of TNA Impact. The December 2nd edition will be the go home show headingRead More

Posted On November 12, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report From DX “Reunion” Appearance In Atlanta, Georgia

Steve Shreve attended the Atlanta Falcons home game win over the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday and passed along the following report on an appearance made by Triple H and Shawn Michaels. Triple H and HBK were at the Georgia Dome before (Thursday’s) Falcons vs. Ravens game. The DX entrance theme started playing and they came out to cut a promo for WrestleMania 27. Shawn looked like he was enjoying himself while Hunter was mostly business. Hunter was sporting a suit and clean face a la his blueblood gimmick. They talkedRead More

Posted On November 10, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Shawn Michaels To Promote WrestleMania This Week Alongside HHH

Shawn Michaels said on his Twitter account this afternoon that he is flying out to Atlanta, Georgia tomorrow to promote WrestleMania XXVII alongside Triple H. “I was gonna tell ya tomorrow on the way. But someone blabbed. Yes, HHH and I are going to Atlanta to promote Wrestlemania, tomorrow and Friday,” he wrote. He then noted why he’s promoting the upcoming event and for fans to not get their hopes up on him returning to the ring. “Easy on the hoping. It’s very simple. They asked and I said yes.Read More

Posted On November 10, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Touts WrestleMania XXVII Tickets On Sale This Saturday

WWE issued the following today: WrestleMania(R) XXVII Tickets on Sale This Saturday STAMFORD, Conn., Nov 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — World Wrestling Entertainment(R) announced today that tickets for its annual global, pop culture extravaganza, WrestleMania XXVII, will go on sale this Saturday, November 13 at 10 AM ET. WrestleMania XXVII will take place Sunday, April 3, 2011 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA. Ticket prices range from $25-$850. For the first time in WrestleMania history, there will also be a limited number of “Gold Circle” VIP Packages available forRead More

Posted On November 10, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Pre-Sale Password For WWE Wrestlemania XXVII Revealed

The pre-sale to purchase tickets for WWE Wrestlemania XXVII begins tomorrow at Ticketmaster.com at 10 AM EST. The password to buy tickets is FRIEND. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Saturday at 10 AM EST. Wrestlemania XXVII will take place on Sunday, April 3, 2011 from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.Read More

Posted On November 5, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE’s WrestleMania 26 PPV Generates $45 Million In Arizona

The following press release has been issued: WRESTLEMANIA MAKES $45 MILLION FOR HOST CITY STAMFORD, Conn., November 4, 2010 – World Wrestling Entertainment® announced today that WrestleMania XXVI generated $45.1 million in economic impact for the greater Glendale/Phoenix area, according to a study conducted by the Enigma Research Corporation. WrestleMania also generated close to $5 million in local, state and county taxes. Over the past three years, WrestleMania has generated nearly $150 million in cumulative economic impact for its host cities and states, this despite the country experiencing one ofRead More