he held the title for 380 day straight, and during that time, he never demanded anything. He says Punk has been in the backseat, being champion for 274 days, but all anyone remembers is Punk blowing Vince a kiss and leaving town. And now he demands Cena sacrifices his integrity? No, he will not stroke Punk's ego. He says prove it, so Punk can choose anyone he wants. Cena say she can live with it, because he can earn another shot at the title. Cena then says that one match can define Punk, Night of Champions is in Cena's hometown. If Punk can walk in and retain the title in Cena's backyard, that will define Punk's legacy. Cena then says he does not care, and sys to choose anyone, just do not come out here and demand respect. Cena also says if refuses the match, that he has no respect for Punk and that Punk has no respect for the title.
Cena leaves to the back and Punk then says he wants to finish his business with Lawler. Punk demands that Lawler enter the ring, and apologize to him. Lawler enters the ring and Punk says Lawler went too far, and that he owes him an apology. Lawler says it is a misunderstanding, but then apologizes. Punk stops him from leaving, and says he is not finished. Since Cena doesn't want to say it, Lawler will be able to sell it to the fans, so say it. Say that Punk in the best in the world. Lawler says to say what he wants, but he has spent a lot of years at the announce table and has the respect of the audience. Punk again tells Lawler to tell us he is the best in the world and Lawler says he cannot say that. Lawler then says he needs to go and do his job. Punk attacks him with a kick to the back of the head. Punk picks up the WWE Title, and stares down Lawler. Crowd not happy with Mr. Punk here as he looks over a fallen Lawler…
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