11 Facts About WrestleMania XXVI


WrestleMania XXVI was the 26th annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment.

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WrestleMania XXVI generated approximately 885,000 PPV buys, grossing US$49 million in revenue.

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WrestleMania XXVI is considered World Wrestling Entertainment's flagship pay-per-view event, having first been held in 1985.

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WrestleMania XXVI featured wrestlers from the Raw and SmackDown brands.

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At a press conference on February 24,2009, at the University of Phoenix Stadium, WrestleMania XXVI was formally announced to be held at the venue on March 28,2010; it marked the first time a WrestleMania had taken place in the state of Arizona.

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Professional wrestling matches at WrestleMania XXVI featured professional wrestlers performing as characters in scripted events pre-determined by the hosting promotion, World Wrestling Entertainment.

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One of the predominant rivalries heading into WrestleMania XXVI was between John Cena and Batista for the WWE Championship.

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WrestleMania XXVI then spent most of the time dominating Triple H with his backbreaker and submission moves.

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WrestleMania XXVI applied the Walls of Jericho, but Edge was able to break the hold.

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WrestleMania XXVI 26 was ranked 1st by Youtube wrestling channel Cultaholic in their 2020 ranking of every 2010 PPV from Worst to Best.

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WrestleMania XXVI then cashed in his title opportunity and performed a Gutwrench Powerbomb on Jericho, thus winning the World Heavyweight Championship.

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