Breakdown of WWE Pay Per View buyrates in 2013

With the release of the WWE fourth quarter earnings, a breakdown of the buyrates for all WWE Pay Per View events in 2013 is now availabe including comparisons.

* WWE Royal Rumble: 579,000 buys worldwide (364,000 domestic)

* WWE Elimination Chamber: 241,000 buys worldwide (181,000 domestic)

* WWE Wrestlemania 29: 1,104,000 buys worldwide (662,000 domestic).

Domestic buys for Wrestlemania 29 were much lower last year in 2013 compared to the prior years (715,000 in 2012 and 679,000 in 2011).

* WWE Extreme Rules: 245,000 buys worldwide (137,000 domestic).

* WWE Payback: 198,000 buys worldwide (108,000 domestic).

* WWE Money in the Bank: 223,000 buys worldwide (169,000 domestic).

* WWE Summerslam: 332,000 buys worldwide (207,000 domestic).

* WWE Night of Champions: 196,000 buys worldwide (103,000 domestic).

* WWE Battleground: 114,000 buys worldwide (81,000 domestic).

* WWE Hell in a Cell: 228,000 buys worldwide (130,000 domestic).

* WWE Survivor Series: 177,000 buys worldwide (94,000 domestic).

* WWE TLC: 181,000 buys worldwide (140,000 domestic).

Combined totals for WWE PPV in 2013 was 6,194,000 buys. This is down slightly from 2012 when the company drew 6,374,000 buys. They drew 6,073,000 in 2011.

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter