Press Release: WrestleMania 30 to Make World Television Premiere on 8/3, Daniel Bryan Not Mentioned

Nick Paglino

wrestlemania 30WWE has issued the following press release:


Hour Long Telecast to Feature Iconic WWE® Personalities Including Hulk Hogan, John Cena®, “Stone Cold™” Steve Austin and The Rock® 

NEW YORK – July 16, 2014 – NBC and WWE are bringing WrestleMania® to network television Sunday, Aug. 3 at 7/6 C with “WrestleMania 30: The World Television Premiere” on NBC. For the sixth year in a row, this special will allow fans to relive moments celebrating 30 years of the world’s most popular sports entertainment extravaganza.

The one-hour broadcast will feature the return of pop culture icons and WWE legends Hulk Hogan, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and The Rock, as well as highly-anticipated matches, including John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt, and Undertaker® defending his epic WrestleMania undefeated streak against former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Brock Lesnar.

On April 6, WWE’s annual pop-culture extravaganza sold-out the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans with more than 75,000 fans from all 50 states and 37 countries in attendance. WrestleMania 30, grossing $10.9 million, broke the record for the Mercedes-Benz Superdome’s highest grossing entertainment event, which was broadcast worldwide in more than 100 countries and 20 languages and reached a record 1 million households in the U.S. on WWE Network and pay-per-view combined.

Next year’s WrestleMania 31 takes place on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Ticket information will be announced later this year.

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Paglino: No mention of Daniel Bryan at all in the press release? I don’t think I’m making a mountain out of an ant hill when I say that’s very puzzling. I certainly hope it’s not an indication of how WWE perceives Bryan’s future in the company.

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