WWE.com just issued the following statement on Monday afternoon confirming that the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana will once again host WrestleMania next year on April 8, 2018 for WrestleMania 34.
As reported on last week, it was heavily rumored that New Orleans ended up winning a bid to host WrestleMania for the second time. WWE held WrestleMania 30 in New Orleans back in 2014 featuring Daniel Bryan capturing the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
WWE will make the announcement official tomorrow morning (January 9) in New Orleans with a press conference. You can check out the official statement from WWE below:
WrestleMania returns to New Orleans in 2018
The Showcase of the Immortals is returning to New Orleans in 2018.
As first reported by The Times-Picuyane, WrestleMania 34 will emanate from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday, April 8, 2018.
A capacity crowd of 75,167 WWE fans filled the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in 2014 for WrestleMania 30. That was the year that The Undertaker’s WrestleMania Streak famously came to an end at the hands of Brock Lesnar, as well as the event where Daniel Bryan defeated Batista and Randy Orton in a triple threat main event to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
WWE will hold a press event Tuesday morning in New Orleans to make the WrestleMania 34 announcement official. Check back to WWE.com tomorrow for full coverage, including photos and videos.