NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGNO) - WWE is known for breaking venue records and they did it again in New Orleans Sunday night.
Wrestlemania 30, WWE’s annual pop-culture extravaganza hit a record as it grossed $10.9 million as a sold-out crowd of 75,167 packed the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
People from all 50 states and 37 countries converged on New Orleans for the weekend event, a press release said.
Wrestlemania 30 was broadcasted live in the United States on WWE Network and via cable and satellite providers on the pay-per-view in more than 100 countries and 20 languages.
The previous gross revenue record for an entertainment event at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome was the three-day Essence Festival in 2013 featuring Beyoncé.