WWE announces iconic location for WrestleMania 40


WWE announces iconic host location for the biggest wrestling event in all of wrestling, WrestleMania 40 

WrestleMania 39 is now less than a year away with both nights set to take place in SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California on April 1 and April 2. But it seems like WWE has already revealed the location and time for WrestleMania in 2024. 

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WrestleMania 39 will happen at SoFi Stadium (Wrestling Inc.)

WWE has announced that Philadelphia will host WrestleMania 40 in “Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, 2024. It was first reported by Philadelphia Inquirer and Sports Business Journal.

Shortly after the announcement, WWE issued a press release regarding the blockbuster news.

“Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, PHL Sports, and WWE are proud to announce that Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia will host WWE’s pop-culture extravaganza, WrestleMania 40, on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, 2024,” the statement read. “WrestleMania is more than a two-day event; it’s a week-long celebration.

“In addition to WrestleMania, other events will include ‘Friday Night SmackDown’, the 2024 WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony, and ‘Monday Night Raw’ at Wells Fargo Center as well as other fan events at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. In addition, WWE will also host multiple community outreach events, including hospital visits and Be a STAR bullying prevention rallies, designed to give back to the local region.”

Stephanie McMahon reacts as WWE announces location for WrestleMania 40

The new CEO of WWE Stephanie McMahon was quite ecstatic after the announcement of the WrestleMania 40 location as she took to Twitter and expressed her joy.

After a long 25 years, WrestleMania is coming back to the City of Brotherly Love – only this time at @LFFStadium over 2 nights, April 6 & 7, 2024! #WrestleMania40

This will be the first WrestleMania to take place in the Northeast since WrestleMania 35 which happened in 2019 and occurred at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. 

Philadelphia wrestling fans last experienced a WrestleMania in the city back in 1999 with WrestleMania 15. It took place at the height of the Attitude Era as it saw Steve Austin defeat The Rock for the WWE Championship. It was the first of three major WrestleMania events that happened between them.

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