-

Orlando bidding for its third WrestleMania

After the Tampa Bay Sports Commission announced that it is submitting a proposal to hold a future WrestleMania in the city, Orange County leaders decided today a plan to spend $1 million to bring back WrestleMania to the city.

Orlando has already hosted WrestleMania 24 and 33 at the Camping World Stadium and the organizers want to bring the event back in 2023 or 2025, the same years that Tampa Bay is hoping to get WrestleMania in their city.

The Orlando Sentinel wrote in a story that Commissioners unanimously voted for the funding requests made by a sports incentive committee working with Visit Orlando, Central Florida’s tourism-promotion bureau. The plan is also to bring the Summer Special Olympics in 2022. The money for both events would come from tourist tax dollars.

WrestleMania 33 generated $181.5 million in economic impact for the Orlando region last year, with 75,245 fans from all 50 states and 62 countries attending the event.

Colin Vassallohttps://www.wrestling-online.com
Colin Vassallo has been editor of Wrestling-Online since 1996. He is born and raised in Malta, follows professional wrestling and MMA, loves to travel, and is a big Apple fan!

LATEST NEWS

Young Rock begins filming for NBC as Dwayne Johnson unveils first-look photos

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has uploaded some photos from the set of Young Rock, the new NBC comedy series...

Abadon returns, goes after AEW Women’s title

Abadon, who was seriously injured last month in a taped match against Tay Conti, returned to AEW last night...

Impact’s Ed Nordholm and Scott D’Amore write touching tribute to Bob Ryder

Impact Wrestling President Ed Nordholm and VP Scott D'Amore wrote a touching tribute to Bob Ryder who passed away...

- Advertisement -

Stories you might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you