SLAM! Wrestling photographer George Tahinos was in attendance today for the announcement at MetLife Stadium, and said that all the local news channels were there, making for over 100 media members.
WrestleMania week, like the days around the past three SummerSlams in Brooklyn, also includes more than a dozen community-based events, including hospital and community center visits and working with groups like the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
The news of WWE heading back to Jersey for the biggest show of the year brings back memories of the prior trips to the area.
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The news conference, which featured comical openings and closings from The New Day and speeches from Oliver, Paul "Triple H" Levesque, Stephanie McMahon and John Cena, among others, put the WWE's return to the region in which it began into perspective.
"WrestleMania is a week-long series of events that will bring an incredible economic windfall to the region - and certainly, that's why Governor [Phil] Murphy and I are ecstatic", Oliver said.
He's impregnated octagenarians, helped start the YES! movement, and held numerous titles, in addition to orchestrating one of the greatest John Cena sneak attacks in WWE history.
It will be the second time since 2013 that WrestleMania will be held in the same city twice, with New Orleans hosting in 2014 and this year. The weeklong showcase will also feature four events at Barclays Center.