Orlando bidding to host another WrestleMania in 2015 or 2016


The Orlando Business Journal website is reporting that Orlando is submitting a bid to host WrestleMania again in either 2015 or 2016.

In the recently released Central Florida Sports Commission newsletter it was revealed that the Commission received a request for proposal from WWE to once again host WrestleMania in late March or early April in in either 2015 or 2016.

The last time Orlando hosted a WrestleMania was in 2008 where 74,635 fans packed the Citrus Bowl. It was the second time that WWE hosted a WrestleMania outdoors, with the first time being WrestleMania IX in Las Vegas. The same stadium is again tipped to host WWE’s biggest event of the year.

WrestleMania XXIV in Orlando generated a total of $51.5 million in economic impact for Central Florida according to a study by Enigma Research Corporation.