WWE Denies Recent Claims by Former UFC Fighter, Update on the WrestleMania 33 Location, Attendance
– Monday’ post-WrestleMania 31 RAW in San Jose drew a sell out of 11,000 fans. Tuesday’s WWE TV tapings in Fresno drew 11,000 fans also.
– New Minnesota Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota is said to be the front-runner for WrestleMania 33 in 2017. The stadium, which opens in 2016, would hold around 63,000 for a WrestleMania event and has a retractable roof so the cold weather wouldn’t be an issue. Minneapolis is not considered to be a lock a other cities are in the running, including Orlando and Philadelphia.
– We noted over WrestleMania 31 weekend that MMA fighter Phil Baroni claimed on Twitter that he was headed to San Jose and would be signing a deal with WWE after receiving an offer from Gerald Brisco. WWE officials say there is no truth to Baroni’s claims.
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter