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WrestleMania 32 sets new attendance record

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WrestleMania 32 sets new attendance record

WrestleMania 32 set a new attendance record on Sunday (03.04.16).

The live event, which took place at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, attracted 101,763 attendees, beating the previous record held by WrestleMania 3 in 1987, where 93,173 fans filled the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit.

It also became the highest grossing live event in WWE history as the annual pop-culture extravaganza grossed $17.3 million, raking in almost five million more than last year.

The event saw The Rock and John Cena reunite in the ring to take down Bray Wyatt and his family.

Other highlights included Roman Reigns beating Triple H for the WWE title and The Undertaker defeating Shane McMahon.

WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon said: "We are thrilled that we made history tonight at WrestleMania, further cementing its place as one of the top sports and entertainment events in the world. We thank our fans, the Dallas Cowboys and the entire Jones family for their overwhelming support."

Dallas Cowboys Chief Brand Officer Charlotte Jones Anderson added: "On behalf of the Dallas Cowboys organisation, we congratulate WWE on their historic achievement. WrestleMania was an incredible spectacle like none other, and we look forward to hosting it again at AT&T Stadium."

WrestleMania 33 will take place on Sunday, April 2, 2017 from the Orlando Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida.