Pay-per-views like the Elimination Chamber are what make a large amount of money for the WWE. It generates a majority of the revenue.
It doesn't hurt that the pay-per-view is part of the road to WrestleMania, creating a lot of buys just because of its very nature.
But was this Elimination Chamber worth it? There are times when events aren't exciting.
It doesn't mean that the wrestlers didn't try or the storylines were unimaginative, though that does happen, but that doesn't mean it was lame.
It just means that it didn't connect with its audience the way the WWE product should. At the end of the day, that is what is most important—the feeling fans have of plunking down a little over half of a hundred dollars and not feeling that they were ripped off.
Here are grades for each aspect of the PPV. Did the WWE fulfill its obligations last night?