Press Releases: Rhodes, WM23, HOF, & More

Ryan Clark


The following press releases were issued on WWE.com:

STAMFORD, Conn., February 15, 2007 â<80>” World Wrestling Entertainment® announced today that WrestleMania 23 at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich., on April 1, 2007, has topped $5 million in ticket sales, making it the highest grossing one-day event in World Wresting Entertainment history. All currently available seats for WWEâ<80><99>s annual pop culture extravaganza, more than 63,000 tickets, are now in the hands of fans from 22 countries and all 50 states. Additional information on World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE), can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.

Dusty Rhodes and more wrestling legends (names to be announced over the coming weeks) will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. All of the current WWE Superstars and more than 4,000 fans from around the world will be at the WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is an elegant, emotional, star-studded event that recognizes the in-ring achievements of the inductees and offers historical insights into this century-old sports-entertainment attraction. Past WWE Hall of Fame inductees include Hulk Hogan, Gov. Jesse Ventura, Andre the Giant, “Classy” Freddie Blassie, Bret â<80><9c>Hit Manâ<80> Hart, Gorilla Monsoon, The Fabulous Moolah and Sgt. Slaughter. To find out the names of the 2007 inductees as they are announced, please visit WWE.com or watch your favorite WWE television programming. When: Saturday, March 31, 2006 at 7 p.m. Where: The Fox Theatre – 2211 Wooward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan Tickets: Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 3 at 10 a.m. ET. They can be purchased at the Fox Theatre Box office and all Michigan-area Ticketmaster locations, or you can also charge by phone by calling (248) 645-6666 in metropolitan Detroit or (519) 792-2222 in the Windsor, Ontario area. Tickets can also be reserved at Ticketmaster.com. Note: A limited number of tickets to WrestleMania 23 at Ford Field on Sunday, April 1, will also be released over the coming weeks. For ticket availability, visit or call Ticketmaster or log on to Ticketmaster.com.

STAMFORD, Conn.–World Wrestling Entertainment® proved to be a prime time triple threat the week of January 29, with “Monday Night RAW®,” (USA, 9/8C), “Friday Night SmackDown®,” (CW, 8/7C)and “ECW®: Extreme Championship Wrestling(TM)” (Tuesdays, Sci Fi, 10/9C) all achieving No. 1 status on their respective networks. Additional information on World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE), can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide.

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