Major update on future location (update)

WWE’s WrestleMania will head to Nashville in 2027 if all goes according to plan, according to a new report from The Tennessean’s Mike Organ. Nashville Mayor John Cooper and the Tennessee Titans announced plans for a new enclosed stadium in downtown Nashville in October, and Butch Spyridon, the CEO of Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp., has since received a verbal commitment from WWE Which Wrestle Mania 43 will take place at the new stadium in 2027 if construction goes according to plan. This year’s WrestleMania was held for two nights at AT&T Stadium in Arlington (Dallas), Texas, while Wrestle Mania 39 is booked for April 1-2 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood (Los Angeles), California.

Nissan Stadium in Nashville played host to this year’s SummerSlam, and the event was so well received that reports quickly surfaced that WWE wanted to return to the city for another major event in the near future. said Spyridon The Tennessee“As soon as the mayor’s office and the Titans released the stadium term sheet, we started looking for opportunities. WWE had an incredible experience at Nissan Stadium last summer and we started talking. WrestleMania is considered the number 6 brand for sporting events in the world, and we are grateful for their trust and belief in Nashville.”

He also made his case for WrestleMania taking place in Music City while recently speaking before the Nashville City Council – “(WrestleMania) is a week-long event with a potential value of over $200 million and will be broadcast in 57 countries. This is just the beginning of what our city can do if the stadium deal is approved. Deep credit to WWE, the Titans and the state for making this happen.”

“Nashville has exploded as a cultural center in the United States and as the land of opportunity. WWE looks forward to hosting many events in partnership with the great city of Nashville in the proposed enclosed stadium,” he later added. compare the event to the Country Music Awards “on steroids”.

Over the past decade, WrestleMania has grown from a one-night show to a full week of events. Nashville would likely host that week’s episode as well Friday night smackdown, the annual WWE Hall of Fame ceremony and a major NXT event along with shows from various independent promotions such as GCW. Between Bridgestone Arena, the Nashville Municipal Auditorium, the Nashville Fairgrounds, and numerous smaller venues scattered around the city, Nashville would be well equipped to host a boatload of wrestling shows for just a few days.

Update: WWE released the following statement regarding the report: “Nashville has exploded as a cultural hub in the United States and as the land of opportunity. WWE looks forward to hosting many events in partnership with the great city of Nashville in the proposed closed stadium.”

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