The buyrate for the WWE Royal Rumble PPV on January 25, which is usually an early indication of how the number for WrestleMania will be, came in this week with 446,000 buys worldwide with 268,000 coming domestically in North America reports The Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Although final numbers always have the shot of increasing by 10%, they are still down 22% worldwide and 29% in North America from last year’s numbers that were 575,000 worldwide and a final figure of 379,000 in North America.