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WrestleMania returning to New Orleans

Fans arrive in the rain at the Superdome before the start of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game between Auburn and Oklahoma, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, in New Orleans. The Superdome will again host WrestleMania in 2018.
Fans arrive in the rain at the Superdome before the start of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game between Auburn and Oklahoma, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, in New Orleans. The Superdome will again host WrestleMania in 2018. AP

WrestleMania is returning to New Orleans in 2018.

According to World Wresting Entertainment, the show will take place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on April 8, 2018.

New Orleans last hosted WrestleMania in 2014, when it attracted a capacity crowd of 75,167.

WWE officials will make the news official at a press conference Tuesday morning in New Orleans.

WWE’s Monday Night Raw will be broadcast from the Smoothie King Center on Monday night.

Regina Zilbermints: 228-896-2340, @RZilbermints

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