World Wrestling Federation Entertainment's WrestleMania X-Seven became the highest grossing event in WWF history when it played Houston's Reliant Park (formerly The Astrodome) on April 1. It also set new box office and attendance records at the venue, selling 67,925 tickets for a gross of $3.5 million. All told, the company sold more than 100,000 tickets to WrestleMania X-Seven and its three-day fan festival, WWF AXXESS, which preceded the event. The fan fest was held at Reliant Hall.
World Wrestling Federation Entertainment recently purchased World Championship Wrestling (WCW) from Turner Broadcasting Systems.