WWE is set to house more than 25,000 fans at WrestleMania 37 this year.
Vince McMahon’s company has been operating behind closed doors for the last 10 months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Raymond James Stadium is hosting this year’s WrestleManiaGetty Images – Getty
WWE has announced WrestleMania 37 will take place at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida for two nights on April 10 and 11.
The ever reliable Wrestle Votes claim WWE plans to have in excess of 25,000 fans attend the huge event, while internal discussions are ongoing over a return to live television shows.
It said: “WWE is planning on permitting upwards of 25,000 fans for WrestleMania on each night.
“The real internal discussions are what to do after.
“Some would like a soft ‘reopening’ of the touring schedule for Live TVs as continuing the ThunderDome post Mania comes with location headaches.”
WWE is planning on permitting upwards of 25,000 fans for WrestleMania on each night. The real internal discussions are what to do after. Some would like a soft “reopening” of the touring schedule for Live TVs as continuing the ThunderDome post Mania comes with location headaches.
— WrestleVotes (@WrestleVotes) January 20, 2021
Raymond James Stadium has a 65,000 capacity, which can be expanded to 75,000.
The arena, home to NFL giants Tampa Bay Buccaneers, was supposed to host WrestleMania 36, however, the coronavirus pandemic saw WWE move the pay-per-view to its Performance Centre.
Earlier this week, WWE chief Stephanie McMahon revealed she hoped to have fans back for WrestleMania 37.
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She told TMZ: “I’m thrilled and excited because, hopefully, this will be the first opportunity for us to have our fans back in attendance. That’s the current plan.
“Of course, ticket information is not available yet because we’re still trying to figure out all the different machinations.
“We’re going to learn a lot from [the NFL] logistically and the best practices, what works, what doesn’t work.
“But, man, we can’t wait to come in and for two nights hopefully really rock that pirate ship.”