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WWE Announces Multi-Year Deal with StubHub for Ticket Sales

WWE issued the following press release today to announce that they have reached a multi-year agreement with StubHub to be the exclusive resale marketplace for live event tickets.  StubHub works with a number of mainstream sports teams across football, baseball, basketball and hockey already.  The agreement comes just in time for fans to find tickets to this weekend’s Wrestlemania events.  The press release is as follows:

WWE (NYSE:WWE) and StubHub today announced they have reached a multi-year agreement, naming StubHub the company’s exclusive ticket resale marketplace for fans in the United States and Canada. Through StubHub, WWE’s passionate fan base will have a trusted destination for buying and selling tickets for the most sought-after WWE events.The agreement is in place in time for fans still looking for ticket options for WrestleMania® 33, which takes place this Sunday, April 2 at the Orlando Citrus Bowl. In addition to WrestleMania 33, fans can also use StubHub to see ticket options for the 2017 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Amway Centeron Friday, March 31;NXT® TakeOver®at the Amway Center on Saturday, April 1; Monday Night Raw®at the Amway Center on Monday, April 3; and SmackDown® Live at the Amway Center on Tuesday, April 4.

“Our partnership with StubHub will give fans greater access to hundreds of WWE live events,” said Paul Levesque, WWE’s Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events and Creative. “StubHub will also provide our fans with exceptional customer service and a secure ticket resale marketplace just in time for all the events of WrestleMania week in Orlando.”

“StubHub is thrilled to be WWE’s first-ever secondary ticket partner as we prepare for one of the biggest events of the year, WrestleMania, this weekend,” said StubHub General Manager, North America Perkins Miller. “WWE is one of the largest global brands for live events, commerce, and programming, and we look forward to providing their fans with the industry’s leading ticketing technology, exceptional customer service and our robust buying-and-selling marketplace throughout North America.”

About Bill Wentz (1498 Articles)
Ring-Rap.com's Senior Columnist, writing with the site since 2009 and a lifelong wrestling fan dating all the way back to the early Wrestlemania years. As a strongly opinionated fan, you can get my thoughts regularly on Ring Rap Audio and Around the Ring on Thursdays, as well as in "Wentz's Blog" in print. Look for my live show reports as well for MMA, WWE, ROH, and more. Outside of wrestling, I have a strong obsession with trucks, winning awards statewide with a truck dubbed the "Brahma Bull Edition." Interact with me on Twitter @Bill_SoonerFan or by email at bwentz@ring-rap.com

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