I did some research. WM 34 had 11 matches and 130 overall minutes of wrestling (by adding up the times of the matches). WM 17, also had 11 matches, but had 123 minutes of wrestling. WM 17 was 3 hours and 45 minutes long, while 34 was 5 hours!! Also, NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom 12, a show which is also 5 hours, had 192 minutes of wrestling! So, my question is: If WM 17 can fit 11 matches and 123 minutes of wrestling in 3 hours and 45 minutes, why does WWE need 5+ hours for 130 minutes of wrestling plus two segments? (HOF and Elias/Cena) Bonus question: Why do they make the pre-show two hours long and not just do: one-hour kickoff panel while the arena fills plus one-hour wrestling pre-show with the 3 matches which will reduce the total actual show by 1 hour?