WWE presents WrestleMania as one of entertainment’s biggest live events each year. This year’s WrestleMania 38 in Dallas was no exception. The company is now boasting that the two-night extravaganza brought in over $200 million in revenue to the region.
In a press release this morning, WWE touted the major local impact of their flagship event. It was noted that WrestleMania has generated over $1 billion in cumulative economic impact for the cities that have hosted the event. It has also brought in almost $25 million in federal, state, and local tax revenue.
Dallas Cowboys chief brand officer Charlotte Jones spoke about the huge success of WrestleMania 38. Arlington Mayor Jim Ross said he is thrilled to have shared in the event. Ross congratulated WWE on the huge number.
“On behalf of the city of Arlington, we congratulate WWE and their fans for surpassing $200 million in economic impact for the first time in WrestleMania history. We are glad to have shared this success and look forward to the opportunity for AT&T Stadium to host a future WrestleMania.”
The mega event saw the return of both “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Vince McMahon to WWE competition. Austin defeated Kevin Owens in a no-disqualification match. McMahon got a win over SmackDown commentator Pat McAfee.
WrestleMania has proven itself as a major draw in any city lucky enough to host it. For the Dallas area, that proof came to the tune of over $200 million. With that kind of success, it wouldn’t be surprising to see WWE make a return to the Lone Star State soon.
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