Over the weekend, WWE made history with its record-breaking WrestleMania 39 event, dubbed "The Showcase of the Immortals." Hosted at the stunning SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, this two-night extravaganza shattered multiple company records, solidifying its place as the most successful and highest-grossing WWE event ever.
WWE announced the astonishing feat on Monday through a statement on its official website, WWE.com. The sold-out event established new benchmarks for viewership, gate revenue, sponsorship, merchandise sales, and social media engagement.
Record-Breaking WrestleMania Viewership
Night 2 of WrestleMania 39 surpassed the existing global viewership record by an impressive 33 percent. This came just one day after Night 1 had already broken the previous viewership record by 28 percent.
The outstanding success of WrestleMania 39 can be attributed to a combination of thrilling matchups, star-studded appearances, and captivating storylines. The event generated over $21.6 million in gate revenue, breaking the previous record by a remarkable 27 percent.
A staggering 161,892 fans attended the two-night event at SoFi Stadium, creating an electric atmosphere and contributing to the event's monumental success. WrestleMania 39 also broke records in sponsorship and merchandise sales.
Sponsorship revenue exceeded $20 million, more than doubling the previous form. Meanwhile, merchandise sales saw a 20 percent increase compared to the record set in 2022. Social media platforms were abuzz with activity during the event, making WrestleMania 39 the most social event in WWE history.
Over the two days, fans generated over 500 million views and consumed 11 million hours of video content, marking a 42 percent increase compared to the previous year. The main event of Night 2 saw Roman Reigns triumph over Cody Rhodes, retaining his WWE Undisputed Universal Championship.
This climactic showdown and numerous other memorable matches captivated audiences worldwide and played a significant role in WrestleMania 39's success. WrestleMania 39 has set a new gold standard for WWE events, breaking multiple records and demonstrating the company's enduring popularity and growth.
This unforgettable weekend will be remembered as a pivotal moment in the history of professional wrestling, showcasing the unrivaled entertainment value that WWE continues to provide its loyal fanbase.
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