WrestleMania XXVII was the twenty-seventh annual WrestleMania pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), held on April 3, 2011 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. The event was the first WrestleMania in the state of Georgia and the second to be held in Southeastern United States, following WWE WrestleMania 24.
Tickets for the event commenced sale to the public on November 13, 2010. According to WWE's second-quarter earnings report, WrestleMania XXVII generated 1,059,000 PPV buys, up roughly 30% domestically and 15% internationally from the previous year. The event grossed US$6.6 million in revenue with 71,617 in attendance, making it the third highest grossing event in WWE behind WWE WrestleMania 25 and the next years event WWE WrestleMania 28. It generated $62.1 million in economic impact for Atlanta, a $17 million increase from the previous WrestleMania event, and also generated approximately $7.8 million in local, state and county taxes.
- Dark - Sheamus (c) vs Daniel Bryan ended in no contest - Lumberjack match for the WWE United States Championship
- Dark - The Great Khali last eliminated Sheamus to win a 23-man battle royal
- Edge (c) (with Christian) defeated Alberto Del Rio (with Ricardo Rodriguez and Brodus Clay) for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship
- Cody Rhodes defeated Rey Mysterio
- Big Show and Kane, Santino Marella and Kofi Kingston defeated The Corre (Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel) - Eight-man tag team match
- Randy Orton defeated CM Punk; The New Nexus were banned from ringside
- Michael Cole (with Jack Swagger) defeated Jerry Lawler by disqualification with Stone Cold Steve Austin as the special guest referee
- The Undertaker defeated Triple H by submission - No Holds Barred match
- John Morrison, Trish Stratus and Snooki defeated LayCool (Michelle McCool and Layla) and Dolph Ziggler (with Vickie Guerrero) - Six-person mixed tag team match
- The Miz (c) (with Alex Riley) defeated John Cena - Pinfall and submissions only singles match for the WWE Championship