WWE WrestleMania 33 Was Most-Watched in Company's History

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistApril 6, 2017

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR WWE - Brock Lesner raises the WWE Universal Championship after defeating Goldberg during WrestleMania 33 on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Images for WWE)
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WrestleMania 33 was a huge success for WWE, as the company's biggest event of the year set a new record as the most-watched WrestleMania ever. 

Per ESPN's Andrew Feldman, WrestleMania 33 was seen by a record 1.95 million people on the WWE Network alone. 

WrestleMania 33 was an enormous financial success for WWE, as Kristi Dosh of Forbes noted the event drew a Camping World Stadium record $14.5 million in revenue. 

WWE announced on Monday, the day after WrestleMania 33, the WWE Network set a new record for total subscribers (1.95 million) and the combined total of 22.5 million hours of content watched during WrestleMania week was a four percent increase over 2016. 

The show was headlined by the Undertaker, in potentially his final match, losing to Roman Reigns. Brock Lesnar defeated Goldberg to win the WWE universal championship and John Cena proposed to long-time girlfriend Nikki Bella after winning a mixed tag match against The Miz and Maryse.

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