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Record crowd of 101,763 watches WrestleMania 32 at AT&T Stadium

The WWE record crowd of 101,763 attended WrestleMania 32 Sunday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
The WWE record crowd of 101,763 attended WrestleMania 32 Sunday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. rrodriguez@star-telegram.com

It was a historic event with historic numbers.

WrestleMania 32 set a World Wrestling Entertainment attendance record of 101,763 Sunday night at AT&T stadium.

The previous mark was 93,173 set in 1987 at the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit.

It was also the fifth-highest attended event at AT&T Stadium. The AT&T Stadium record is 108,731 for the NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 14, 2010.

WrestleMania made its third appearance in Texas, but its first appearance in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The two previous times were in Houston (WrestleMania 17 and WrestleMania 25).

WrestleMania 32 was a big financial hit as well, becoming the highest-grossing live event in WWE history with $17.3 million. WrestleMania 31 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., had a gross revenue at $12.6 million last year.

WrestleMania 33 will be Sunday, April 2, 2017, at the Orlando Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.

For the record, Roman Reigns won the heavyweight title over Triple H in the main event.

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