WWE posted the following tonight on their Facebook page, confirming that WrestleMania 27 broke the entertainment event record for the Georgia Dome:

"Confirmed by our friends at The Georgia Dome, WWE WrestleMania XXVII did in fact set the entertainment event record, with 71,617 fans. The previous record holder, the Backstreet Boys, hosted 65,658 fans on Feb. 19, 2000. The number quoted by Billboard.com in a 2009 article was for a two-day event in Atlanta, not a single performance."

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