Bryan gets Punk in position for the Mexican surfboard, ripping at Punk's face before grabbing the arms and rocking Punk back into position, stretching Punk, and pulling him down into a dragon sleeper. Bryan yells for Punk to tap, but Punk fights out of the hold. Punk blasts Bryan with a series of forearms and goes for the pin, but Bryan kicks out quickly. Bryan charges in with a flying knee to Punk's back, then another.
Bryan misses a third flying knee, and Punk hits a perfect plex for a two count. Punk and Bryan trade chops and kicks. Bryan snaps Punk over with a quick suplex. Bryan heads up to the top rope, and hits a flying headbutt from the top for a two count. Bryan buries his knee in Punk's back and stretches him back hard. Punk is able to fight out of the hold, and both men go for cross body blocks, colliding in the center of the ring.
Punk blocks a right hand, and comes back with a series of rights of his own. Punk hits a heel kick, clothesline and a rolling neckbreaker. Punk charges into the corner into a big boot, but Bryan runs into a powerslam for a two count. Both men are slow to get to their feet. Punk tries for a suplex but Bryan lands on his feet. Bryan charges Punk, but he's back dropped to the outside. Punk hits the ropes and launches himself through the ropes to take out Bryan on the outside.
Punk springboards back into the ring, but he's caught with a dropkick to the gut from Bryan for another two count. Bryan hits Punk with a series of kicks to the chest, but Punk counters the last one with a dragon screw. Punk locks in a figure four, and the crowd is going nuts. Punk and Bryan are slapping away at each other. Bryan gets to the ropes and Punk is forced to break the hold. Punk tries for something, but Bryan reverses with a roll up for two. Punk rolls Bryan up for two. Punk tries for a roll up, but Bryan fights it off and blasts the champ with a kick to the side of the head for a really close near fall.
Bryan drops his knee pad and takes Punk into the corner, burying his knee in Punk's midsection. Bryan seats Punk on the top, but Punk pushes him off, crotching him on the top rope. Punk hits Bryan with a springboard clothesline, but it's still not enough for a three count.
Bryan and Punk trade head butts and forearms. Both miss kicks. Punk tries for the Go To Sleep, but Bryan counters with a roll up. Punk rolls up Bryan. Bryan tries to counter with the Yes lock. Punk slingshots Bryan over the top rope, but Bryan skins the cat back into the ring. Punk catches Bryan with a kick to the side of the head and pins him, but Bryan gets his foot on the ropes. Punk goes for another pin but Bryan kicks out. Punk picks Bryan up and slams him to the mat before heading up to the top. Punk points to the sky before launching himself with a flying elbow drop. Two count.
Punk is slow to make the cover and Bryan kicks out. Bryan catches Punk with a knee to the stomach and follows it up with a series of knees. Bryan is relentless, dropping repeated knees and needing to be pulled away. Bryan misses a corner dropkick and eats a high knee. Bryan counters the bulldog, locking in the Yes lock!
Punk rolls over into a roll up, and he taps out at the same time as the ref count three. Punk is ruled the winner.
Winner and STILL WWE Champion: CM Punk
Replay footage is shown, and it's clear that Punk didn't tap out until after the three count. Bryan argues with the ref as Punk celebrates with his title.
Eve and Otunga are shown walking backstage. They see Teddy Long who looks very happy. Long says he's just excited for the main event. Long says he doesn't expect to get his job back, he could see Eve and Otunga running Raw and Smackdown, then again, he could also see them both being terminated.
Camacho vs. Ryback
We go to the ring and out come Hunico with Camacho on their bicycle. Ryback is out next.
Ryback blocks a suplex and drops Camacho hard. Ryback keeps up the offense until Hunico kicks him in the back. Ryback fights them off and takes Camacho to the corner as the crowd chants Goldberg. Ryback with another takedown and a big powerbomb. Ryback yells “finish him” and hits his finisher for the win.
- It is time for a video package recapping the events leading to our final match.
John Cena vs. John Laurinaitis
John Laurinaitis comes out first for tonight’s main event. Laurinaitis is wearing a track suit but looks ready to go. John Cena is out next to a big pop.
Laurinaitis is wearing a pretty ridiculous bodysuit. Ace tries to run out of the ring and into the crowd immediately. Cena brings him back into the ring and take Johnny to the mat. Cena takes Ace into the corner and pulls up his shirt, chopping him to the chest and back.
Cena shoulders Ace and goes for an airplane spin, putting Ace down on the mat. Ace gets up to his feet, and immediately falls out of the ring.
Cena grabs the ring bell and rings it repeatedly next to Ace's head before taking the GM and slamming him head first into the announce table a couple of times. Cena borrows one of the Spanish announcer's chairs and places him in the seat, putting the headphones on Ace. Cena puts on the headphones and it's pretty corny as Cena pokes fun at Booker and Cole. Cena slams Ace into the announce table and then brings things back into the ring. Johnny holds out his hand, offering to shake with Cena.
Cena slams Johnny to the mat and hits a big elbow drop. Cena heads to the outside and grabs a mic. He grabs Johnny's leg and says that he's got an idea. He says he's about to put Johnny in the STF. If he taps out, he's fired. Cena says he'll let go of... (Continues on next page)