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Monday, November 5, 2007

WrestleMania® XXIV Becomes Orlando’s Hottest Attraction

Courtesy of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.:

STAMFORD, Conn.--(November 05, 2007)--Tickets for WrestleMania XXIV went on sale to the public on Saturday, November 3 at 10 a.m. and within 90 minutes nearly 44,000 tickets were in the hands of WWE® fans around the globe. WrestleMania XXIV is now on pace to entertain a capacity crowd at The Florida Citrus Bowl with ticket sales already exceeding $4.4 million, making it the highest grossing event in the 71 year history of The Florida Citrus Bowl, outpacing the legendary Rolling Stones.

Fans from at least 21 countries, 47 states, and 5 Canadian provinces are now set to converge on Orlando for WrestleMania XXIV. It is anticipated that WrestleMania XXIV will generate as much as $30 million in economic impact for the city of Orlando.

WrestleMania XXIV tickets are still available at Ticketmaster outlets throughout Florida and worldwide at www.ticketmaster.com.

This will be the first time that WrestleMania has ever taken place in the state of Florida, a landmark occasion spurred by a personal invitation extended to WWE Chairman Vince McMahon by Orlando’s Mayor Buddy Dyer and The Central Florida Sports Commission last year.

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