WrestleMania 39 Smashes WWE Records

WWE WrestleMania 39 Stadium

WrestleMania 39 took place over two nights in SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, California as WWE stars fought to come out on top on the grandest stage of them all.

Night one of the event was headlined by the WWE Tag Team Championship for the first time ever with Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens capturing the biggest win of their careers as they defeated The Usos.

On night two, however, Roman Reigns proved that rumours of The Bloodline’s demise had been greatly exaggerated as he broke hearts across the world by defeating Cody Rhodes in the night’s main event to hang on to his Undisputed WWE Universal Title.

Now WWE has issued a press release noting just how successful the event was for them and just how many records WrestleMania 39 smashed:

“STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– 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.”

Despite its success, WrestleMania has been overshadowed by the news that WWE has been sold as part of a $21 billion deal to Endeavor.