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WWE yesterday announced that WrestleMania XXX on April 6 reached a record 1 million HHs in the U.S. alone on the WWE Network and PPV combined. This is the first time WrestleMania has eclipsed that mark domestically. WWE Network currently has more than 667,000 subscribers in the U.S., ...
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