After months of rumours around the Wrestlemania 35 location, WWE has finally confirmed it.
An official statement was released on their official website to let us know about the same. The first announcement was received from the New York post which was addressed by the company, later.
As revealed in the article, Wrestlemania is returning to the MetLife Stadium in New York, New Jersey, next year.
The date has been fixed on April 7th, 2019. Interestingly, the announcement came on just before the day where an official press conference will be hosted to let more of the show that is known as the ‘showcase of immortals.’
Alongside the announcement of Wrestlemania 35 location, it also got confirmed that a special NXT Takeover show and the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony will also accompany the event which is quite usual.
— WWE (@WWE) March 16, 2018
Check out the official updates, here,
“As first reported on nypost.com, the New York-New Jersey area will once again play host to The Showcase of the Immortals when WrestleMania 35 descends on MetLife Stadium on April 7, 2019. Another big part of WrestleMania Week will be the 2019 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, NXT TakeOver, Monday Night Raw and SmackDown LIVE, all of which will take place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
WrestleMania 35 has strong potential to be bigger than ever, with ticket and special Travel Packages becoming available later this year. Prepare yourself as The Grandest Stage of Them All returns to New York-New Jersey on April 2019.”
The host city gets much benefit to WWE organizing such a global event that is hosted for more than a week. A huge number of fans come all around the world to attend all of those special shows mentioned in the above quotes. Also, special editions of WWE Raw and Smackdown Live follows it up once the biggest event of the year gets over.
WWE had previously hosted Wrestlemania at this venue in the year 2013. Despite negative reviews from the fans and the critics, it witnessed a sold-out crowd of 80,676 fans from all 50 states and 34 countries. There were multiple remarkable matches in store on that night.
The main event witnessed the last bout between John Cena and The Rock for the WWE Championship. Apart from that, the show witnessed Brock Lesnar returning to Wrestlemania after a decade battling Triple H in a No Holds Barred Match. The Undertaker taking on CM Punk, and WWE Tag Team Champions Team Hell No clashing with Dolph Ziggler & Big E. It was also the last event that was strictly offered on a pay-per-view buying basis.