off, right into a dropkick from Orton. Orton hits Del Rio with a couple of clotheslines, and a quick powerslam. Orton gets distracted by Ricardo and Del Rio hits Orton with an enzugiri for another two count. Foley attacks Ricardo and puts on Mr. Socko, applying it to Ricardo on the outside to a big pop.
Orton tries for the RKO, but Ziggler interrupts, accidentally kicking Del Rio. Orton sends Ziggler into the ring post and he's able to hit Del Rio with the RKO, pinning him for three.
Alberto Del Rio has been eliminated.
Orton drops down to the mat and psychs himself up. He tries for the RKO, but Ziggler holds on to the ropes. Ziggler hits the Zig Zag, but Orton is able to kick out at two. Ziggler goes for the rocker dropper, but Orton avoids it and sends Ziggler out to the apron, bringing him back into the ring with the suspension DDT. Orton backs away from Ziggler, setting up for the punt. Ziggler stirs, Orton charges, but he's caught with a superkick. Ziggler pins Orton for three.
Winner and SOLE SURVIVOR: Dolph Ziggler
- The events leading to our Main Event are shown.
Triple Threat Match
CM Punk (c) vs. John Cena vs. Ryback
John Cena is the first man out to the ring, and he gets a mixed reaction that seems more on the negative side initially, but at least the crowd is reacting to something, so I guess that's a good thing.
CM Punk is the second man out to the ring, and the champion is accompanied by his advisor Paul Heyman. Punk gets a mixed reaction, but mostly positive from the crowd. Cole notes that today is the 364th day of Punk's reign.
Ryback is the final competitor to make his way out to the ring, and he doesn't get much of a reaction at all. It looks like we won't be getting formal ring introductions for this one as the competitors were announced on their way to the ring.
The bell rings and everyone stares each other down before Punk bails from the ring. Cena gives chase for a bit, then Ryback gives chase, leading to Punk catching a right hand from Cena. Ryback beats on Punk in the corner until he's pulled out by Cena. Cena beats on Punk until he's pulled out by Ryback. Ryback sends Cena to the mat, and Punk hits Ryback with a series of rights. Ryback lifts Punk up by the throat, and he's taken to the mat by Cena. Cena dumps Punk out of the ring, and Cena and Ryback have a stare down.
We get a lock up and Ryback pushes Cena back. Cena goes behind and puts on a head lock, hitting Ryback with a shoulder block out of nowhere. Ryback fights off an AA attempt, hitting a shoulder block of his own. Ryback launches Cena across the ring hard, sending him to the outside. Punk comes in, attacking Ryback from behind and blowing the crowd a kiss before suplexing the big man. Punk gloats and turns around into a gorilla press into a fall away slam. Punk rolls to the outside and Cena comes in to take on Ryback, taking him to the mat and putting on a rear chin lock.
Punk heads to the top and takes out both men with a double axe handle smash. Cena rolls to the apron and Punk sends him falling to the floor. Punk hits Ryback with another double axe handle smash, but when he goes for a third, he's caught and put back inot the corner by Ryback. Cena tries to sneak the pin, sending Ryback to the outside, but Punk kicks out and comes back with a DDT, getting a two count of his own.
Punk locks on a modified last chancery on Cena, but he's plucked up, and slammed to the mat by Ryback. Cena slams Ryback to the mat, but Ryback pops right up. Ryback and Cena trade right hands, and Cena comes up with a flying shoulder block, but Punk pulls Cena to the outside and throws Cena into the ring steps. Punk crawls up to the apron and hangs Ryback up on the top rope before hitting a springboard clothesline for a one count. Punk puts on a rear chin lock, trying to wear the big man down. Ryback fights to his feet, sending Punk into the ropes and putting him down with a clothesline and a back body drop. Ryback plants Punk with a spinebuster, then follows up with a giant clothesline.
Ryback goes for shell shock on Punk, but Cena breaks it up and locks in the STF on Ryback. Ryback refuses to quit, allowing Punk to climb to the top rope. Punk points to the sky and leaps off with an elbow drop to Cena's back. Punk calls for the GTS. Punk shoulders Cena but Cena fights out. Cena and Punk trade right hands, back and forth. Ryback clotheslines both men. Ryback tosses Punk out of the ring, then tosses Cena out after him. Ryback heads to the outside and says 'finish it'. Ryback tries to get both Cena and Punk up for shell shock, but Punk and Cena fight it off, teaming up and beating down Ryback.
Punk dismantles the announcer's table as Cena holds Ryback. Punk and Cena double suplex Ryback into the table, taking out the big man.
Punk and Cena slowly make their way back into the ring. Cena ducks a clothesline and hits a pair of flying shoulderblocks, then the belly to back suplex. Cena hits the five knuckle shuffle and tries for the AA, but Punk drops right down and hits Cena with the GTS. Cena is able to kick out at two, and Heyman and Punk both can't believe it. Cena pops up and hits the AA, pinning Punk, but he only gets two.
Punk pulls himself up in the ropes. He kicks Cena in the thighs and chest. Punk misses a kick, and Cena catches the leg. Punk kicks Cena away, and hits the running knee in the corner. Punk tries for the bulldog, but Cena counters into the STF in the middle of the ring. Ryback pulls Cena out of the ring and wipes him out with a huge clothesline. Ryback pumps himself up in the corner and runs in with a big clothesline for Punk. Ryback shoulders Punk and marches around the ring, putting the champ down with shell shock. Ryback goes for the pin but it's broken up by Cena. Cena tries for the AA, but Ryback fights out of it and plants him with shell shock. A group of guys in black come from out of nowhere to attack Ryback.... (Continues on next page)