Dallas Sports Commission Executive projecting WrestleMania 38 to create over $250 million in economic impact

Originally published at Dallas Sports Commission Executive projecting WrestleMania 38 to create over $250 million in economic impact

Monica Paul believes WrestleMania 38 will outdraw WrestleMania 32 in the economic impact category.

WWE has begun sending their talents and legends to do media in the Dallas and Arlington Texas areas to promote WrestleMania 38 in April. Next’s year’s WrestleMania will once again be a two night event, beginning on Saturday, April 2nd.

The on-sale party for WWE’s biggest event of their calendar year was hosted at AT&T Stadium. The Undertaker, Rhea Ripley, Nikki A.S.H., Jimmy Hart, The Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins) and more talents were present. NBC 5 caught up with Dallas Sports Commission Executive Monica Paul at the event. She said in 2016 for WrestleMania 32, the projected economic impact was over $170 million and for this year, the projected number is well over $250 million.

In 2016 the projected economic impact was over $170 million. With adding that extra night we are going to be well over $250 million in economic impact.

On the road to WrestleMania, their next event is Survivor Series which is taking place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Below is the updated match card for the November 21st show:

  • Men’s 5-on-5 Elimination Match: Team Raw (Seth Rollins, Finn Bálor, Kevin Owens, Rey Mysterio & Bobby Lashley) vs. Team SmackDown (Drew McIntyre, Jeff Hardy, King Woods, Sami Zayn & Happy Corbin) (w/ Madcap Moss)
  • Women’s 5-on-5 Elimination Match: Team Raw (Bianca Belair, Rhea Ripley, Liv Morgan, Carmella & Queen Zelina) vs. Team SmackDown (Sasha Banks, Shayna Baszler, Shotzi, Natalya & Aliyah)
  • Becky Lynch (Raw Women’s Champion) vs. Charlotte Flair (SmackDown Women’s Champion)
  • Roman Reigns (Universal Champion) vs. Big E (WWE Champion)