WWE Fans from Around The World Set to Converge on New York City on March 14, 2004
A capacity crowd comprised of fans from 16 countries and 34 states is now set to attend WrestleMania XX at MSG, which will be held on Sunday, March 14, 2004, and seen live on pay-per-view by residents of more than 90 countries.
“Let the celebration begin,” declared Kurt Schneider, WWE’s Executive Vice President, Marketing upon learning of the ticket sale results. “WrestleMania XX’s return to Madison Square Garden is going to be the best of them all. We want to thank our fans around the world for their support of WrestleMania XX. This will be a great event for WWE, a great event for our loyal fans, and a great event for the city of New York.”
All available tickets, ranging in price from $54.50 to $754.50 (where you can sit ringside and keep your commemorative WrestleMania XX ringside chair), were committed in a matter of minutes between Internet orders and the line gathered to buy tickets at the MSG box office. Schneider noted that some additional tickets might be released closer to the event once staging requirements are determined.
Madison Square Garden, “The World’s Most Famous Arena,” has been an integral part of WrestleMania history. Vince McMahon™, WWE Chairman, held the first WrestleMania at MSG in 1985, and the Garden also hosted WrestleMania X in 1994. Three generations of McMahons have promoted successful boxing and professional wrestling events at the Garden for more than 80 years. Vince McMahon was recently inducted into the MSG Walk of Fame, following in the footsteps of his father, who was inducted previously into the MSG Hall of Fame.
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