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WrestleMania 33: Ups and downs from Simon Miller, What Culture WWE

WrestleMania 33 was one of the best PPVs of the year and Simon Miller from WhatCulture.com has summed it up nicely in the above video.

The sports entertainment powerhouse even set a new Orlando Citrus Bowl attendance record of 75,245 fans, which led to the highest-grossing event in the stadium’s history at £11.6million, WrestleMania also broke records, according to the McMahons.

WrestleMania® Breaks More Records (Photo: Business Wire)
(Photo: Business Wire)

As part of the week-long WrestleMania celebration, WWE held five consecutive nights of sellouts at the Citrus Bowl and Amway Center with 165,000 in attendance at WrestleMania Axxess, Hall of Fame, NXT TakeOver: Orlando, WrestleMania, Monday Night Raw and SmackDown Live.

Pitbull was on hand as per usual to perform “Options” with Stephen Marley, before being joined by Flo Rida and LunchMoney Lewis to finish the act with his popular single and WrestleMania 33’s theme song, “GreenLight.”

“WrestleMania is the ultimate stage and WWE is a global brand,” said Pitbull. “It’s an honor to partner with WWE. We are excited to get back into the ring with GreenLight and Options, Dale!”

“WWE has a long tradition of attracting the world’s most talented artists to perform at our biggest event of the year,” said Neil Lawi, Senior Vice President and General Manager, WWE Music Group. “It’s an honor to have Pitbull, Flo Rida, Stephen Marley and LunchMoney Lewis join the WWE family and add to the entertainment spectacle that is WrestleMania.”

Fact file

  • WWE Network reached record levels of total subscribers, total domestic subscribers and total international subscribers as of April 3, 2017
  • Total domestic subscribers increased 4% to 1.45 million; total international subscribers increased 15% to 497,000 from April 4, 2016 – the day after WrestleMania last year
  • Paid subscribers reached 1.66 million (+14%), including 1.24 million domestic (+12%) and 424,000 international (+23%) subscribers as of April 3, 201

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