Exclusive: Venue Ruled Out For WrestleMania 30, New Venue Being Discussed

Justin LaBar

In January of 2012, WZ reported that WrestleMania 29 would be taking place at MetLife stadium in New Jersey. We also reported that Dallas, Texas was a front runner for the location for WrestleMania 30.

Obviously, after concern from fans regarding the outdoor weather at that time of the year, it was eventually confirmed that WrestleMania 29 would in fact be taking place in April at MetLife.

WZ has now learned that Dallas will not be the location for WrestleMania 30.

At the time of our report 10 months ago, Dallas was the location named by Vince McMahon himself in private meetings. McMahon's hope was to occupy the huge stadium that is home to the Dallas Cowboys for the milestone WrestleMania and he made that intention clear. Scheduling issues at the stadium in Dallas ultimately prevented the negotiations from being completed.

As of now, WZ can exclusively report WWE is looking at New Orleans and the Superdome to host WrestleMania 30 in 2014.

One source told us that it wouldn't be safe to call it "official" until an actual announcement is made by WWE, but that the negotiations seem to be going smoothly and both sides are in the final business stages.

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