Per a note in a piece about WrestleMania by the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California — the brand new stadium currently under construction and set to house the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers when it opens in 2020 — is currently the “front-runner” to host WWE’s biggest show of the year in 2021.
From the Times:
Los Angeles held two of the first seven WrestleManias at the Sports Arena but has not hosted one since WrestleMania 21 in 2005 at Staples Center. That will likely change in 2021. The football stadium under construction in Inglewood, which will open in 2020 as the home of the Rams and Chargers, is the front-runner to host WrestleMania 37, according to multiple sources. City and stadium officials would like to use hosting it as a test run for Super Bowl LVI in 2022.
“We know the power of the WWE brand,” said Kathy Schloessman, president of the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission. “They have hosted several events here in the past such as Summer Slam, Survivor Series, Raw and SmackDown and we have seen the tremendous impact these events have in the community, both economically and socially. Given our focus on attracting major sporting and entertainment events to Los Angeles, WrestleMania is at the top of our list of events we want here.”
Somewhere, Minnesota continues to weep.
Obviously a lot can change between now and late 2020 (or early 2021) when the WrestleMania 37 location is officially announced, but for now, count on the grandest stage of them all building itself back up in Los Angeles. Hopefully they won’t have to relocate due to any threats made toward Sgt. Slaughter.