The 10 Largest WrestleMania Crowds of All Time
As we head down the road to WrestleMania's 25th anniversary I think it would be fitting to look back at the 10 largest crowds in WrestleMania history (so far)!
This years WrestleMania on Apr. 5 at Relient Stadium in Houston will end up somewhere in the top 10 next year with over 60,000 tickets already sold but here are the top 10 crowds as it stands today.
No. 10 WrestleMania V, 1989
20,369 = 4/2/89 Trump Plaza, Atlantic City, NJ
Main Event = "The Mega Powers Explode!" Hulk Hogan VS Randy Savage
No. 9 WrestleMania 2, 1986
40,085 = 4/7/86 Combined attendance of the Nassau Coliseum, NY, the Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, & the L.A. Sports Arena, Los Angeles. (1/3 of the event was held live at each location.)
Main Event = Hulk Hogan VS King Kong Bundy in a steel cage.
No. 8 WrestleMania XIX, 2003
54,097 = 3/30/03 SafeCo Field, Seattle, WA
Main Event = Brock Lesnar VS Kurt Angle
*also on the card Hulk Hogan VS Vince McMahon and Stone Cold VS The Rock (part III)
No.7 WrestleMania VIII, 1992
62,167 = 4/5/92 at the no longer existing RCA/Hoosier Dome Indianapolis, IN
Double Main Event = Hulk Hogan VS Sid, Ric Flair VS Randy Savage
No. 6 WrestleMania VI, 1990
67,678 = 4/1/90 Toronto SkyDome
Main Event = Hulk Hogan VS The Ultimate Warrior
No. 5 WrestleMania XVII, 2001
67,925 = 4/1/01 Houston Astrodome
Main Event = Stone Cold Steve Austin VS The Rock (part II)
No. 4 WrestleMania XVIII, 2002
68,237 = 3/17/02 Toronto SkyDome
Main Event = Triple H VS Chris Jericho
*note Hulk Hogan VS The Rock, while not the main event, stole the show!
No. 3 WrestleMania XXIV, 2008
74,635 = 3/30/08 Orlando Citrus Bowl
Main Event = The Undertaker VS Edge
*note = also on the card Ric Flair in his final match (VS Shawn Michaels)
No. 2 WrestleMania XXIII, 2007
80,109 = 4/1/07 Ford Field, Detroit, MI
Double Main Event = Shawn Michaels VS John Cena, Undertaker VS Batista
No. 1 WrestleMania III, 1987
93,173 = 3/29/87 Pontiac Silverdome
Main Event = Hulk Hogan VS Andre The Giant
note = this event set the world indoor attendance record and it still stands as the largest crowd to attend a pro wrestling event in North America.