WrestleMania 39 has officially broken WWE records according to a recently issued press release on a busy business day for the company.
While a lot of the business news attention may have shifted to the Endeavor deal, WWE have provided details of the success of WrestleMania 39.
Per their press release, WrestleMania 39 was the most successful and highest-grossest event in company history.
The press release reads:
“STAMFORD, Conn., April 3, 2023 – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced that WrestleMania 39 became the most-successful and highest-grossing event in company history. The two-night, sold-out event at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles set new records for viewership, gate, sponsorship, merchandise and social media.
“Night 2 of WrestleMania 39 surpassed the existing global viewership record by 33 percent, just one day after Night 1 of WrestleMania 39 surpassed the existing global viewership record by 28 percent.
“WrestleMania 39 generated a gate of more than $21.6 million, breaking the previous record by 27 percent, with 161,892 in attendance at SoFi Stadium over the two nights.
“In addition, WrestleMania 39 broke all-time sponsorship and merchandise records. Sponsorship revenue eclipsed $20 million, more than doubling the previous record. Merchandise sales were up 20 percent versus the record set in 2022.
“WrestleMania 39 became the most social WrestleMania of all-time, with over 500 million views and 11 million hours of video consumed over the two days, a 42 percent increase over last year.”
During night two of WrestleMania 39, the attendance at the SoFi Stadium for the weekend was announced as 161,892.
Results for both nights of the premium live event can be found here.
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