Every WWE fan realizes as they watch professional wrestling, certain superstars are bigger stars than others. Whether this is due to popularity, talent or appeal to high officials, stars at the level of John Cena or Randy Orton continue to be featured and promoted by the WWE much more than Heath Slater or Tyson Kidd.
Some wrestlers are labeled as main event talent while other are "midcard-for-life". What makes a wrestler such as CM Punk stand out from the crowd? How do we as fans inherently think we know who is worthy of the main event?
The following is an analysis of WWE's current stars who have been active in the main event scene, and what makes them worthy of their spot.
Disclaimer: This slide includes only current stars that are actively competing.