The first night of WrestleMania 39 will be remembered for the great matches and the unfortunate incident that left several fans "trapped" inside the SoFi Stadium after the event. WrestleMania 39 Night 1 Delivers Action Wrestling fans assembled in the state-of-the-art stadium for the Premium Live Event.
Nevertheless, they could not leave the venue when the show ended, which turned their excitement into frustration. SoFi Stadium attendees used Twitter to express their displeasure, with videos showing them trapped inside. As the situation escalated, disgruntled fans began yelling, "SoFi sucks," while stuck inside the stadium.
In a tweet, a fan wrote about their experience: "SoFi is the worst possible stadium I’ve ever been in. horrible design terrible security we’re tapped in here rn Miserable experience Atleast #Wrestlemania was great @SoFiStadium #sofistadium"
SoFi is the worst possible stadium I've ever been in.
we’re tapped in here rn
Atleast #Wrestlemania was great @SoFiStadium #sofistadium pic.twitter.com/OCJRYKxqXp — GRIM: Leader of DF (@GrimsToyShow) April 2, 2023
Fans Trapped Due to Stadium Issues
The incident that left several fans trapped inside the SoFi Stadium after WrestleMania 39 Night 1 was poor design, inadequate security measures, and a lack of proper crowd control.
The chaos marred an otherwise enjoyable evening of wrestling entertainment, and it's no wonder that fans were understandably upset about the ordeal. This incident highlights the importance of having proper safety protocols and crowd management strategies for large-scale events, especially when hosting them at a brand-new venue like the SoFi Stadium.
Fortunately, officials at the stadium decided to open the fire exits, allowing fans to leave the building. However, this did little to alleviate the suffering and resentment those who had to endure the ordeal felt. Given that WrestleMania 39 Night Two is scheduled to take place at the exact location, it is hoped that lessons will be learned from this incident to avoid future occurrences of the same kind.
All eyes will be on SoFi Stadium as WrestleMania 39 Night Two approaches to determine whether they can provide fans with a seamless experience during and after the event. Whether the venue will improve and address the issues that hampered the first night remains to be seen, ensuring that all wrestling fans will have an unforgettable and enjoyable experience.