Tampa gets WrestleMania 36 in 2020

 
 

WWE today announced that WrestleMania 36 will be held at the Raymond James Stadium on April 5, 2020. The announcement event took place at the stadium with Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan, along with WWE Superstars Natalya, Bayley, Sasha Banks, Titus O’Neil, Triple H, Stephanie McMahon, and even Hulk Hogan, all appearing.

“Tampa Bay is proud to host WrestleMania,” said Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn. “Our region enjoys a special place in sports entertainment history and has produced many of its iconic figures. We look forward to WWE fans from around the world converging on our city in 2020 to enjoy all that we have to offer.”

“On behalf of everyone at WWE, we thank Mayor Buckhorn and Commissioner Hagan for bringing WrestleMania to Tampa Bay for the first time,” said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman & CEO. “I am confident that Tampa Bay will be an outstanding host for our fans around the world.”

“We are honored to bring WrestleMania back to Florida,” said Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan. “The week of WWE events will not only bring excitement to fans, but also generate a significant economic boom for Tampa Bay’s economy.”

This is the fourth WrestleMania to be held in the state of Florida and the first one in Tampa. WrestleMania 24 and 33 were held in Orlando while WrestleMania 28 was in Miami.