-On Friday, The Highlight Reel returns to Smackdown to interview Dolph Ziggler and Vickie Guerrero.
-John Cena makes his way to the ring.
John Cena vs. Daniel Bryan
And here we go with the main event of the evening. Lock up, to the corner, and a clean break by Cena. Crowd into it with the split Cena chants, to which Bryan starts yelling "NO" at, because this is about him. he bails to the floor and starts to yell at the crowd, which doesn't make him happy. Back in and a hip toss by Cena, and a cover for 1. Cena works a headlock and takes Bryan to the mat. Bryan escapes, off the ropes and a shoulder block by Cena. Back to the headlock, taking Bryan down. Bryan works to his feet, escapes and works the arm. Bryan works Cena down to the mat, yells NO a bunch of times, and Cena gets back to his feet. Bryan bails, Cena chases, and that allows Bryan to dropkick Cena to the floor. To the apron, and Bryan gets the flying knee on Cena, and starts to yell NO several times. We head to commercial @ 3:00.
Back from commercial @ 7:00, with Bryan in control. Bryan connects with the charging corner dropkick, and covers for 2. Bryan with kicks to Cena, wearing him down in the corner. Rights by Bryan follow, and then a whip to the corner, reversal and a backdrop by Cena. Both men work to their feet, but Bryan drop toeholds Cena into the buckles. He covers for 2. Bryan goes back to work on the arm and shoulder of Cena, keeping him on the mat. Cena tries to fight back, working to his feet, and gets there. Escapes, tries for an AA, but Bryan escapes and gets a kick to the legs, and then a knee to the back and shoulder of Cena, which gets a cover for 2. Cena again works to his feet, kicks by Bryan, off the ropes and the shoulder blocks by Cena connect. Proto bomb follows, and then the five-knuckle shuffle connects. AA try again, countered into a hanging guillotine by Bryan! Cena is able to slam Bryan to the corner, but Bryan holds on. Cena drops to the mat, but powers back to his feet and again slams Bryan to the corner to break the hold. Drop toehold by Cena, Bryan escapes and then rolls up Cena for 2. Kick to the head by Bryan, and a cover gets another 2. Bryan is not happy, pulls Cena center ring and heads up top. FLYING HEAD BUTT CONNECTS! 1…2…NO! Bryan now talks to himself, looks to finish Cena, more kicks follow. Repeated kicks now, misses one and Cena is able to lock in the STF. Bryan struggles, looks for the ropes, fights, and is able to sneak out and get the NO LOCK! Cena rolls, counters and pulls Bryan up into position, gets the AA and that is all.
-CM Punk now makes his way to the ring. Punk and Cena stand off, and Punk holds the title in the air to show off. Cena points and says it will be his, and then tosses Punk away as Show enters the ring. They brawl as Punk chills on the mat. Cena picks up Show for an AA, and Punk stops it like last week. Crowd boos and Punk asks "what?" Punk to commentary, and says that maybe this his fault that it is a triple threat at Summerslam. Maybe he has let people disrespect him. He kissed babies, shook hands and kissed ass, but look now, he does what he does best. Raw ends with CM Punk, standing tall with the WWE Champion. Because he is the best in the world, and if anyone stand sin his way, he will leave them laying on the mat like Cena and Show.
-Punk enters the ring, tries to kick Show in the head, but eats a knockout punch. Show then knocks out Cena.
-Show stands with the WWE title on his shoulder and surveys his handy work.
Credit: Tony Acero