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WrestleMania 29 special on NBC disappoints in viewer numbers

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The WrestleMania 29 World Television Premiere special on NBC this past Saturday pulled in only 1.92 million viewers, down from the 2.73 million that last year’s special did. It’s the second worst rating for the show since NBC started airing the special in 2009 with WrestleMania 25. WrestleMania 26 holds the worst viewership with just...

WrestleMania 29: The World Television Premiere on August 3 on NBC

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WWE issued a press release today announcing that WrestleMania 29: The World Television Premiere will air on Saturday, August 3, at 9PM EST on NBC. This is the fifth time in a row that WWE will air segments of WrestleMania on free TV on NBC thanks to a partnership between the two companies. The show will have the main event – featuring The...

WrestleMania 29 Blu-Ray and DVD out tomorrow

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The WrestleMania 29 Blu-Ray and DVD will be released tomorrow in stores nationwide and online. The DVD version will contain the 3 discs while the Blu-Ray version will have 2 discs. Extras on the DVD version include the pre-show match between Wade Barrett and The Miz and the complete 2013 Hall of Fame ceremony. The Blu-Ray version will have the...

WrestleMania 29 grosses over $72 million in revenue

WrestleMania 29

WWE issued a press release today announcing that WrestleMania 29 grossed in excess of $72 million, the highest grossing event in WWE history. The press release also revealed that the show will once again exceed 1 million global pay-per-view buys although it’s not expected to surpass last year’s show. WrestleMania 29 will make more...

Local workers who helped for WrestleMania get big payday

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NJ.COM is reporting that local workers who were involved in helping with setting up WrestleMania and Axxess earned around $1.4 million in gross salaries and benefits. A total of 450 people helped in setting up the huge set at the MetLife Stadium, transformed the IZOD Center for Axxess, and then set up for RAW, with workers coming in even as far as...

WWE releases the WrestleMania: The Music 2013 album

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WWE has released the WrestleMania: The Music 2013 album on iTunes containing 23 songs and selling for $7.99 and it is currently sitting in the 8th place in the Soundtracks chart on the U.S. iTunes store. The themes part of the album are of The Rock, The Shield, Brock Lesnar, Undertaker, Randy Orton, Mark Henry, Kane, Alberto Del Rio, The Miz...

Cena wrestles at Mania sick and with a broken thumb

John Cena

HollywoodLife.com is reporting that John Cena wrestled on Sunday at WrestleMania sick and with a broken thumb despite going a long way in his match against The Rock. Cena had a bad case of food poisoning which he suffered earlier in the week but nothing was going to stop him from being part of the main event of WrestleMania again. “With The...

The Rock tears abdomen and abductor muscles during WM match

The Rock (WWE)

In a message posted on Twitter as soon as RAW was going on air on USA Network, The Rock said that he tore his abdomen and abductor muscles off the bone halfway through his WrestleMania match against John Cena. “Just part of the job,” The Rock tweeted. “But as we know it’s all about #JustBringIt. WWE Universe THANK YOU for...

The Rock suffers apparent injury at WrestleMania

The Rock (WWE)

The Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson saga continues as it is now being reported that he went home after suffering an injury during last night’s match against John Cena. If he did suffer an injury, Rock surprised everyone by packing up and flying home and sources say the backstage atmosphere was in chaos as the creative team tried to...

WWE offering refunds for online pay-per-view fiasco

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WWE had a string of technical difficulties with the online pay-per-view offering yesterday on the website PPV.WWE.COM and the WWE Active app. Several readers reported that the pay-per-view got “restarted” at one point and had to watch it again from the very beginning when the show was already a couple of hours in. WWE apparently...

MetLife Stadium attendance second highest in WrestleMania history

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Yesterday’s attendance of 80,676 inside the MetLife Stadium was the second highest attendance for WWE for a WrestleMania show. The show is only beat to the number one spot by WrestleMania III, held at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan, where 93,173 fans packed the dome back in 1987 for Andre The Giant vs Hulk Hogan. The three other shows...

Mixed eight person tag team match canned after timing issues

Brodus Clay

The eight-person mixed tag team match featuring Brodus Clay, Tensai, Naomi and Cameron taking on Cody Rhodes, Damien Sandow, and the Bella Twins was ditched from the card after the show was running late. The elimination of the match meant that for the first time in a very, very long time, there were no Divas at all on the card, not even on the...

WrestleMania 29 grosses $12.3 million for new record

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A total of 80,676 fans jam packed the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, yesterday for WrestleMania 29, with visitors from all 50 states and 34 different countries. WrestleMania 29 grossed $12.3 million, breaking the record of MetLife Stadium’s highest-grossing entertaining event. The show is also the highest grossing in WWE...

The streak stays alive, Cena becomes the new WWE champion

John Cena

WWE presented their WrestleMania 29 pay-per-view yesterday night with an almost four hour show plus a one hour pre-show at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. In the pre-show match, Wade Barrett defended the Intercontinental title against The Miz. The Miz won in a short match with the figure four leg lock to capture the...

Jersey Shore star ignored by WWE after requesting free WM ticket

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TMZ.COM is reporting that Jersey Shore star Angelina Pivarnick tried to score a free WrestleMania 29 ticket from WWE but was ignored. The celeb-busting website says that Pivarnick has been contacting “every WWE employee she can find” but so far has been unlucky in her quest and chances of her getting a ticket are slim to none. When TMZ...

WrestleMania 29 live on pay-per-view tonight

WrestleMania 29

Live tonight from the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, WWE will present the biggest pay-per-view on the calendar – WrestleMania 29. The full card is as follows: The Rock vs John Cena for the WWE title; The Undertaker vs CM Punk; Triple H vs Brock Lesnar in a No Holds Barred match and Triple H’s career on the line;...

Empire State Building to sport WrestleMania colors tonight

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The Empire State Building in New York will be beaming with the WrestleMania 29 colors tonight as WWE takes over one of the world’s most recognizable and popular buildings. Blue and yellow will be the colors lighting up the 102-floor, 1,454 feet long building with blue at the top, yellow underneath it, then blue halo, yellow, and blue...