2005 News

WrestleMania 22 Tickets Go On Sale Saturday, October 15 at 10 a.m. Central Time
Oct 6, 2005

STAMFORD, CONN., October 6, 2005Tickets for WrestleMania 22 go on sale Saturday, October 15, at 10 a.m. (CT)/11 a.m. (ET).

WrestleMania 22 will take place Sunday April 2, 2006 at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois.  Tickets are $300, $200, $100, $75 and $40, with a limited number of “Platinum Ringside Seats” going for $750. Fans who purchase the Platinum Ringside Seats will get to keep a commemorative WrestleMania 22 chair.  Tickets for WrestleMania 22 can be purchased at the Allstate Arena Box Office, Ticketmaster, and Ticketmaster.com or by calling 312-559-1212 and reserving seats by phone.

Recent WrestleManias have sold out within minutes of tickets going on sale.   Last year, WrestleMania 21 in Los Angeles at the Staples Center became the fastest sell-out in Staples Center history, selling out in under a minute. 

Chicago has hosted two previous WrestleManias.  In 1986, a portion of WrestleMania 2 took place in the Rosemont Horizon (now Allstate Arena), which saw WWE Hall of Famer Andre The Giant™ win a 20 man over the top rope Battle Royal.  In 1997, WrestleMania 13 came back to Chicago, headlined by Bret “Hitman” Hart™ defeating “Stone Cold” Steve Austin™ in an epic encounter.

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