STAMFORD, Conn., November 7, 2011 - WWE announced today that first day ticket sales for WrestleMania XXVIII in Miami resulted in a record gross of $6.3 million, shattering the previous first day record of $4.8 million for the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania.
Tickets went on sale this past Saturday, November 5 for WrestleMania XXVIII, which takes place Sunday, April 1, 2012 from Sun Life Stadium in Miami. The main event will feature The Rock challenging John Cena in the most highly anticipated main event ever in sports entertainment history. The event will be broadcast on pay-per-view and viewed in more than 100 countries.
"We are thrilled that WrestleMania XXVIII has already made WWE history in such dramatic fashion," said John Saboor, Senior Vice President of Special Events for WWE. "Coming off the momentum of last year's record breaking event in Atlanta, we fully anticipate that this year's WrestleMania in Miami will be our largest and most successful ever."
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