Source: Pwtorch.com

Here is the breakdown of the WWE's 3rd quarter PPV events for the last four years. Overall, WWE delivered its best 3rd quarter PPV business since 2008:

* Money in the Bank (July):

~ 2012: 188,000 buys

~ 2011: 195,000 buys

~ 2010: 165,000 buys

~ 2009: 267,000 buys ($5 lower PPV price)

* SummerSlam (August):

~ 2012: 358,000 buys

~ 2011: 296,000 buys

~ 2010: 350,000 buys

~ 2009: 369,000 buys ($5 lower PPV price)

* Night of Champions (September):

~ 2012: 189,000 buys

~ 2011: 161,000 buys

~ 2010: 165,000 buys

Third Quarter PPV Revenue Trend:

~ 2007 Q3: $18.8 million PPV revenue

~ 2008 Q3: $16.4 million PPV revenue

~ 2009 Q3: $14.5 million PPV revenue

~ 2010 Q3: $13.6 million PPV revenue

~ 2011 Q3: $15.8 million PPV revenue

~ 2012 Q3: $16.3 million PPV revenue