As noted earlier, WWE issued their 2013 first quarter results earlier this morning. The buyrate numbers for the pay-per-views in the quarter were reported.
* Royal Rumble — 512,000 buys (compared to 443,000 in 2012)
* Elimination Chamber — 213,000 buys (compared to 178,000 in 2012)
Both events were headlined by The Rock vs. CM Punk for the WWE Championship. Punk was the incumbent at Rumble and the challenger at Elimination Chamber.
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