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WWE Champion The Rock attempts to make John (Credit: WWE/NBC)

WWE Champion The Rock attempts to make John Cena submit during their WrestleMania 29 main event at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

WWE WrestleMania 29 comes to New York/New Jersey

WrestleMania 29 took place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Sunday, bringing pro wrestling fans and stars to the area. Some photos were taken with Instagram, an app that enhances the color and tone of photographs and also can allow for special effects, such as the appearance of a Polaroid photo or other vintage look. (April 7, 2013)

John Cena celebrates his victory over The Rock
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John Cena celebrates his victory over The Rock during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

WWE Champion The Rock attempts to make John
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WWE Champion The Rock attempts to make John Cena submit during their WrestleMania 29 main event at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

John Cena, left, wrestles with Dwayne Johnson, known
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John Cena, left, wrestles with Dwayne Johnson, known as The Rock, for the WWE Title during WrestleMania 29 in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

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WWE Superstar John Cena and NYC Mayor Michael
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WWE Superstar John Cena and NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg attend WWE Superstars for Sandy Relief at Cipriani, Wall Street in New York City. (April 4, 2013)

From left, Glen Cove native Curt Hawkins, Natalya
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From left, Glen Cove native Curt Hawkins, Natalya and Kofi Kingston were among the contingent of WWE Superstars who visited superstorm Sandy victims during batting practice before Wednesday's game at Yankee Stadium. The event came just four days before WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 3, 2013)

WWE Superstar The Big Show talks to reporters
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WWE Superstar The Big Show talks to reporters at a Radio City Music Hall press conference to promote April 7's WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 4, 2013)

Mark Henry after his win over Ryback during
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Mark Henry after his win over Ryback during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 4, 2013)

The spotlight was shining all over WWE Champion
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The spotlight was shining all over WWE Champion The Rock as he discussed his WrestleMania battle with John Cena during a press conference at Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall just three days before the show at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 4, 2013)

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In this Instagram photo, new WWE Superstar Fandango
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In this Instagram photo, new WWE Superstar Fandango dances his way into the WrestleMania XXIX press conference Thursday at Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan. (April 4, 2013)

BOB BACKLUND, North Dakota State Bob Backlund is
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BOB BACKLUND, North Dakota State
Bob Backlund is a professional wrestler who is a two-time WWF Champion.

Mick Foley, Long Island's own, speaks to the
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Mick Foley, Long Island's own, speaks to the audience at Madison Square Garden during his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame. (April 6, 2013)

A visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus
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A visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus capped off Long Island's own Mick Foley being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, held at Madison Square Garden. (April 6, 2013)

The Rock and John Cena wrestle during WrestleMania
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The Rock and John Cena wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

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The Rock and John Cena wrestle during WrestleMania
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The Rock and John Cena wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

The Rock and John Cena wrestle during WrestleMania
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The Rock and John Cena wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

The Rock and John Cena wrestle during WrestleMania
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The Rock and John Cena wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

A Statue of Liberty replica hangs above the
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A Statue of Liberty replica hangs above the ring at MetLife Stadium moments before the beginning of WrestleMania 29. (April 7, 2013)

Fan Chris Sladic, of the Bronx borough of
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Fan Chris Sladic, of the Bronx borough of New York, waits for the start of the WWE WrestleMania 29 wrestling event. (April 7, 2013)

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Fans watch the WWE WrestleMania 29 wrestling event.
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Fans watch the WWE WrestleMania 29 wrestling event. (April 7, 2013)

Ryan Reeves, known as Ryback, lifts Mark Henry
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Ryan Reeves, known as Ryback, lifts Mark Henry during their match at the WWE WrestleMania 29 wrestling event. (April 7, 2013)

Leati Joseph
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Leati Joseph "Joe" Anoa'i, known as Roman Reigns, top, locks up Paul Randall Wight Jr., known as Big Show, during the WWE WrestleMania 29 wrestling event. (April 7, 2013)

Jose Alberto Rodriguez, of Mexico, known as Alberto
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Jose Alberto Rodriguez, of Mexico, known as Alberto Del Rio, holds up the championship belt after defeating Jacob "Jake" Hager, Jr., known as Jack Swagger, during the WWE WrestleMania 29 wrestling event. (April 7, 2013)

Jacob
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Jacob "Jake" Hager, Jr., known as Jack Swagger, left, locks up the leg of Jose Alberto Rodriguez, of Mexico, known as Alberto Del Rio, during the WWE WrestleMania 29 wrestling event. (April 7, 2013)

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Jose Alberto Rodriguez, of Mexico, known as Alberto
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Jose Alberto Rodriguez, of Mexico, known as Alberto Del Rio, celebrates after defeating Jacob "Jake" Hager, Jr., known as Jack Swagger, during the WWE WrestleMania 29 wrestling event. (April 7, 2013)

Triple H and Brock Lesnar wrestle during WrestleMania
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Triple H and Brock Lesnar wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

Triple H (with Shawn Michaels) and Brock Lesnar
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Triple H (with Shawn Michaels) and Brock Lesnar (with Paul Heyman) wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

Triple H celebrates his victory against Brock Lesnar
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Triple H celebrates his victory against Brock Lesnar during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

The Undertaker defeated CM Punk during WrestleMania 29
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The Undertaker defeated CM Punk during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. to improve his WrestleMania record to 21-0. (April 7, 2013)

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The Undertaker and CM Punk wrestle during WrestleMania
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The Undertaker and CM Punk wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

The Undertaker and CM Punk wrestle during WrestleMania
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The Undertaker and CM Punk wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

Alberto Del Rio and Jack Swagger during WrestleMania
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Alberto Del Rio and Jack Swagger during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

Alberto Del Rio and Jack Swagger wrestle during
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Alberto Del Rio and Jack Swagger wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

Alberto Del Rio and Jack Swagger wrestle during
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Alberto Del Rio and Jack Swagger wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

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Chris Jericho and Fandango wrestle during WrestleMania 29
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Chris Jericho and Fandango wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

Chris Jericho and Fandango wrestle during WrestleMania 29
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Chris Jericho and Fandango wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

Fandango yells to the crowd during a match
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Fandango yells to the crowd during a match against Chris Jericho at WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

Kane wrestles with Big E Langston during WrestleMania
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Kane wrestles with Big E Langston during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

Team Hell No (Kane and Daniel Bryan) celebrate
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Team Hell No (Kane and Daniel Bryan) celebrate their victory over Dolph Ziggler and Big E Langston during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

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Kane, center, wrestles with Big E Langston and
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Kane, center, wrestles with Big E Langston and Dolph Ziggler during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

Ryback puts a hand in Mark Henry's face
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Ryback puts a hand in Mark Henry's face during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

Ryback, left, wrestles Mark Henry during WrestleMania 29
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Ryback, left, wrestles Mark Henry during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

Seth Rollins of The Shield stomps on Big
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Seth Rollins of The Shield stomps on Big Show during WWE WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. on April 7, 2013.

New WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, who defeated
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New WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, who defeated Roman Reigns after cashing in his Money in the Bank contract at Survivor Series, wrestles in a tag-team match The Shield during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

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Big Show wrestles with The Shield during WrestleMania
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Big Show wrestles with The Shield during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

The Mitz and Wade Barrett wrestle during WrestleMania
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The Mitz and Wade Barrett wrestle during WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

John Cena speaks Chinese for Chinese reporters during
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John Cena speaks Chinese for Chinese reporters during a news conference before Wrestlemania 29 in East Rutherford, N.J. (April 7, 2013)

Stephen Farrelly, known as Sheamus, answers a question
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Stephen Farrelly, known as Sheamus, answers a question during a news conference before Wrestlemania 29. (April 7, 2013)

John Cena answers a question during a news
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John Cena answers a question during a news conference before Wrestlemania 29. (April 7, 2013)

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John Cena talks to the media during a
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John Cena talks to the media during a press conference just hours before WrestleMania XXIX. (April 7, 2013)

WWE Hall of Famer Ron Simmons, aka Faarooq,
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WWE Hall of Famer Ron Simmons, aka Faarooq, answers questions in the ring during a Q&A session at WrestleMania Axxess, a fan event at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. leading up to WrestleMania 29. (April 7, 2013)

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