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Tuesday, April 05, 2016

WrestleMania® Sets All-time Attendance Record

WrestleMania® Sets All-time Attendance Record

MUMBAI and DALLAS, April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

WWE(R) (NYSE: WWE) announced that WrestleMania 32 set a new attendance record of
101,763; as fans from all 50 states and 35 countries converged at the AT&T Stadium in
Arlington, Texas. The previous WWE attendance record was at WrestleMania 3 in 1987, where
93,173 fans filled the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit.

WrestleMania 32 also became the highest grossing live event in WWE history as the
annual pop-culture extravaganza grossed $17.3 million. Last year's WrestleMania 31 at
Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California previously held WWE's record for gross revenue
at $12.6 million.

"On behalf of the Dallas Cowboys organization, we congratulate WWE on their historic
achievement," said Dallas Cowboys Chief Brand Officer, Charlotte Jones Anderson.
"WrestleMania was an incredible spectacle like none other, and we look forward to hosting
it again at AT&T Stadium."

"We are thrilled that we made history tonight at WrestleMania, further cementing its
place as one of the top sports and entertainment events in the world," said WWE Chief
Brand Officer, Stephanie McMahon. "We thank our fans, the Dallas Cowboys and the entire
Jones family for their overwhelming support."

WrestleMania 33 takes place on Sunday, April 2, 2017 from the Orlando Citrus Bowl in
Orlando, Florida. Ticket information will be announced later this year.

Top Ten All-time Attendance Records at WrestleMania:

1) 101,763: WrestleMania 32, AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX, April 3, 2016
2) 93,173: WrestleMania 3, Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan, March 29, 1987
3) 80,676: WrestleMania 29, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, April 7, 2013
4) 80,103: WrestleMania 23, Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan, April 1, 2007
5) 78,363: WrestleMania 28, Sun Life Stadium, Miami, Florida, April 1, 2012
6) 76,976: WrestleMania 31, Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California, March 29, 2015
7) 75,167: WrestleMania 30, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA, April 6, 2014
8) 74,635: WrestleMania 24, Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Florida, March 30, 2008
9) 72,744: WrestleMania 25, Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas, April 5, 2009
10) 72,219: WrestleMania 26, University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona, March 28,

About WWE:

WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and
recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of
businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience.
WWE is committed to family-friendly entertainment on its television programming,
pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming reaches more than
650 million homes worldwide in 25 languages. WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 over-the-top
premium network that includes all live pay-per-views, scheduled programming and a massive
video-on-demand library, is currently available in more than 180 countries. The company is
headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mexico
City, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Munich and Tokyo.

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include, without limitation, risks relating to: WWE Network; major distribution
agreements; our need to continue to develop creative and entertaining programs and events;
the possibility of a decline in the popularity of our brand of sports entertainment; the
continued importance of key performers and the services of Vincent K. McMahon; possible
adverse changes in the regulatory atmosphere and related private sector initiatives; the
highly competitive, rapidly changing and increasingly fragmented nature of the markets in
which we operate and greater financial resources or marketplace presence of many of our
competitors; uncertainties associated with international markets; our difficulty or
inability to promote and conduct our live events and/or other businesses if we do not
comply with applicable regulations; our dependence on our intellectual property rights,
our need to protect those rights, and the risks of our infringement of others'
intellectual property rights; the complexity of our rights agreements across distribution
mechanisms and geographical areas; potential substantial liability in the event of
accidents or injuries occurring during our physically demanding events including, without
limitation, claims relating to CTE; large public events as well as travel to and from such
events; our feature film business; our expansion into new or complementary businesses
and/or strategic investments; our computer systems and online operations; a possible
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market expectations for our financial performance, which could adversely affect our stock;
Vincent K. McMahon exercises control over our affairs, and his interests may conflict with
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sale by the McMahons and the sale, or the perception of possible sales, of those shares
could lower our stock price; and the relatively small public "float" of our Class A common
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other things, our liquidity and historical and projected cash flow, strategic plan
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