skipping around in a circle.
AJ heads to the outside and goes under the ring, grabbing a chair. She heads back into the ring with the chair in hand. Bryan reaches out a hand toward her. She puts the chair down in the middle of the ring. Both men scramble and Bryan comes up with it, blasting Punk across the back with four consecutive shots. Bryan goes for the pin but only gets two.
Bryan appeals to AJ, asking her to count correctly. Bryan is rolled up for a two count. Bryan looks at AJ and says this is for her before he starts kicking Punk furiously in the chest. Bryan takes him into the corner not stopping with kick after kick. AJ looks a bit upset. Bryan backs up and charges in but Punk leaps out of the corner with a big clothesline. Punk grabs the chair and uses it to help him stand. He winds up and hits Bryan across the back three times before wedging it between the middle and top rope.
AJ stands in front of the chair before Punk can whip Bryan in. Punk goes toward her and she moves. Bryan charges in with a dropkick that sends Punk crashing into the chair in the corner. AJ looks conflicted. Bryan crawls toward the kendo stick, but AJ puts her foot on it and smiles down at Bryan, laughing. Bryan tries to reason with AJ, and turns around into a huge kick to the side of the head. Punk grabs a chair and uses it to hold behind Bryan for a big slam. Punk heads to the top and comes off with an elbow drop, but Bryan moves and Punk's elbow crashes into the chair. Bryan goes for the Yes! lock, using the kendo stick for more leverage.
AJ watches closely. Punk is able to fight his way out of it, slingshotting Bryan into the corner. Punk shoulders Bryan and hits the Go To Sleep, but Punk falls away from Bryan. Punk crawls into the cover, but Bryan is able to kick out at two!
Punk crawls out of the ring, heading out to grab the table he pulled from under the ring earlier. Punk takes the table and brings it into the ring. Punk sets the table up near the corner of the ring. Punk places Bryan on the table and he hits Bryan with a couple of shots to the chest. Punk heads up to the top rope and he calls for another elbow drop, but Bryan crotches Punk and stops him. Bryan hits Punk with a series of right hands and a big kick to the chest before he goes up after Punk. Punk counters and crotches Bryan on the top rope. Punk heads up after Bryan and hits him with some elbows to the neck and chest before hitting a huge belly to back superplex through the table.
Punk covers Bryan and he gets the three count.
Winner and STILL WWE Champion: CM Punk
AJ hands over the title to Punk after looking a bit conflicted, and Punk heads up in to corner to celebrate. AJ looks kind of upset watching Punk celebrate with his championship. AJ looks at Bryan who's still in the wreckage of the table. Punk walks by AJ and she stares him down.
Ryback vs. Tyler Reks and Curt Hawkins
Reks and Hawkins make their way out to the ring first, and Ryback is out neck. Nobody really gets any kind of reaction from the crowd that's anything worth speaking of.
The bell rings and Hawkins kicks things off with Ryback. He gets his face slammed down to the mat. He backs into the corner and talks to Reks for a second. Hawkins goes behind Ryback, but he's tossed into the air and taken down to the mat. He rolls to the outside. Hawkins runs into the ring and makes the tag. Hawkins cheap shots Ryback with a knee that allows Reks to hit a big clothesline and a series of stomps to the big man. Hawkins tags back in and he knees Ryback before snap maring him and stomping at his chest. Reks tags back in and beat on Ryback in the corner for a bit before being backed away by the ref. He charges back in with a running boot.
Hawkins tags in and Reks slams him down into Ryback. Reks tags back in and hits a big European uppercut before tagging right back out. Hawkins and Reks hit a double suplex, but it's not enough to keep Ryback down for three. Ryback slams Hawkins to the mat hard. Reks tags in and eats a shoulder block, then a second and third. Ryback takes him into the corner and buries his shoulder in Rek's midsection. Ryback picks up Reks and shrugs him off before hitting a spine buster on Hawkins and following up with a powerbomb. He tosses Hawkins from the ring and clotheslines Reks out of his boots. Ryback marches around the ring with Reks on his shoulders before hitting shell shock. Ryback pins Reks for the three count.
- We get another moment from Raw history as we recap Chris Jericho's first appearance in the WWE where he interrupted the Rock and cut one of the best promos of all time.
Layla, Kaitlyn and Tamina vs. Beth Phoenix, Natalya and Eve
Natalya and Tamina kick things off. Natalya catches Tamina with a kick to the gut before mocking the superfly pose. Tamina responds with a hip toss and a big chop to the chest. Kaitlyn tags in and hits a quick back breaker. Kaitlyn goes for the cover but only gets two. Beth tags into the match and she stares down Kaitlyn, slapping her. She gets a slap back, so she tags in Eve. Kaitlyn slaps Eve and Natalya before hitting a big running crossbody on Eve for two. Eve catches Kaitlyn with an elbow to the face before hitting something sloppy that puts Kaitlyn down for two.
Beth tags in and chokes Kaitlyn in the ropes, but misses a leg drop. Layla tags in and hits a couple of running clotheslines before running the ropes for a nice cross body out of the corner. Layla misses a kick to the head, so Beth presses her over her head. Layla counters into a cover and Natalya breaks it up. Things break down into a brawl. Kaitlyn sends Natalya out. Eve sends Kaitlyn out. Tamina superkicks Beth and Layla hits the neckbreaker for a three count.
Winners: Layla, Kaitlyn, and Tamina
- Time for a SummerSlam promo.
Money in the Bank Ladder Match for the WWE Championship Match Contract
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