WrestleMania 25 Sets a Record, News on Tonight’s WWE RAW, More

– WWE 24/7 is currently airing the go-home show for WrestleMania X-Seven — the March 29, 2001 episode of SmackDown. An eerie tag match featuring Chris Benoit and Test vs. Eddie Guerrero and Kurt Angle was edited out of the WWE 24/7 broadcast. WWE 24/7 is also airing WrestleMania X-Seven with the Chris Benoit vs. Kurt Angle match cut out of the broadcast.

– WWE will air live RAW tonight from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas with all the fallout from last night’s WrestleMania pay-per-view. No matches are being advertised and none have been announced but with it being the post-Mania RAW, it should be a good one.

– WWE sent out the following late last night:

WrestleMania(R) Record Sellout

HOUSTON, Apr 05, 2009 — World Wrestling Entertainment(R) set a new record tonight at Reliant Stadium in Houston for the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania, grossing $6.9 million in revenue. This is the highest grossing live event in WWE history. With 72,744 in attendance, the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania surpassed SuperBowl XLIII in Tampa (70,774 attendance). WWE(R) fans from all 50 states, 24 countries and 7 Canadian Provinces attended the pop culture extravaganza.

“The 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania proved that everything is indeed bigger in Texas,” said John Saboor, Senior Vice President, Special Events, World Wrestling Entertainment. “The great city of Houston welcomed WWE fans from around the world and helped make WWE history as the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania was our biggest ever.”

WrestleMania XXVI will take place at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ on Sunday, March 28, 2010. Ticket information will be announced later this year.

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