– The Associated Press has posted their annual WrestleMania story, and in the article, The Miz commented on teaming up with Maryse to face John Cena and Nikki Bella at WrestleMania 33 this Sunday. Miz mentioned that the response from fans has changed since the match was first announced. He said that when it was announced as a mixed tag team match, people were like are you kidding me and that Cena deserves to go against the Undertaker, Miz deserves to go against the WWE Champion.
”This is below them. And then, once it started, people started going, ‘Oh wait a second,’ people are telling me this is the match people are looking forward to most. People care.”
– The Stamford Advocate has an article looking at the business that WrestleMania will be doing this weekend with comments from WWE CFO George Barrios. According to Barrios, at least 90% of the WWE Network subscribers will watch WrestleMania 33 on the streaming service and that the economic impact of WrestleMania for Orlando is expected to be in the $100 – $150 million range.