WWE OVER THE LIMIT: John Cena vs. The Miz (WWE Title – I Quit)
May 22, 2011 - by Adam Martin
WWE Championship – “I Quit” Match
John Cena (c) vs. The Miz w/ Alex Riley
We got ring introductions for the challenger The Miz and champion John Cena.
The bell rings and The Miz grabs a mic. Miz mocks Cena’s match stipulation choice tonight and points out all the things he can do to him legally tonight – including Alex Riley. Miz gives Cena the opportunity to say “I Quit” right now to avoid the embarrassment. Riley jumps in the ring and is ready to go. Cena’s reply: “Hell no.” Cena levels Miz and Riley with clotheslines. Riley takes a high back body drop from Cena. Cena with a bulldog and powerbomb on Miz. Cena gets the STF applied on Miz, but Riley breaks it up. Riley with a quick suplex on Cena. Cena dumps Riley to the outside and hits Miz with two big shoulder blocks and his twisting powerbomb. Cena with Five Knuckle Shuffle on Miz. Miz comes back with an inverted DDT and neckbreaker combo. Cena with an Attitude Adjustment on Miz. Riley then cracks a briefcase over the head of Cena. Riley then repeatedly hits Cena with the briefcase on the mat. Miz and Riley with a double powerbomb on Cena from the top turnbuckle. The referee asks Cena. Cena says no. Cena is tossed outside the ring and they send him back first into the ring barricade. Cena again says no when asked. Miz exposes part of the barricade near the timekeepers area and sends Cena back first into it. Cena again says no when asked. Miz and Riley clear the announcers table and hit Cena with the small TV monitors. Cena still says no. Cena drives Riley down with force. Miz sends Cena into the steel ring steps. Miz removes the top part of the steel steps, puts Cena over it, kicks his legs out from under him and gives Cena a DDT on top of the bottom steel steps. Miz puts a mic in Cena’s face. Cena says no. Miz tells Riley to pick up the top part of the steel steps. Miz informs Cena that Riley is going to drop the steps on his ribs.
Cena tells Miz to go to hell. Riley drops the steps over Cena’s ribs. Cena still refuses to quit. Miz pulls out a kendo stick and tries to quiet the crowd. Riley is holding Cena’s arms back. Miz tells Cena he now has a weapon and will use it. Cena tells Miz he hits like a girl. Miz cracks the stick across Cena’s ribs. Cena screams out in pain and still refuses to quit. Miz goes crazy hitting Cena repeatedly with the kendo stick. The referee asks Cena. Cena says no. Miz then cracks the stick over Cena’s head. They do a close up of Cena’s chest/ribs and he has welts all over his body from the kendo stick. Miz and Riley slam Cena back first over the steel entrance ramp. Miz gives Cena a suplex over the steel. Cena still says no. Miz with a kick to Cena’s face that sends Cena to the floor. Cena still says no. Miz drapes Cena over the camera crane and demands the camera man remove his belt. The man does and hands it to Miz. Miz lets Cena know he is going to whip him. Miz tells Cena to quit. Cena mocks Miz and Miz cracks the belt over his back repeatedly. Cena tries to kick at Miz with Riley holding him down over the crane. The referee asks Cena. Cena says no. Miz drags Cena towards the ring. Cena throws a big right hand. Cena sends Riley into the steel ring post. Miz has a steel chair Riley brought up and cracks it over the back of Cena. Miz tosses Cena back in the ring and misses a shot with the chair. Referee bump when Riley and Cena take him out. Miz then drops Cena with a russian leg sweep. Miz sets up the steel chair and places it between the top and middle rope. Miz picks up Cena and gives him the Skull Crushing Finale face first into the steel chair. Miz tells Cena to quit. Cena still says no. Miz is asking the fans what they think of what is going on.
Miz asks a John Cena fan if they want him to quit. The young fan says never. Miz then hits Cena on top of the head with the mic. Miz gets back in the Cena fans face and tells him that he is doing this to Cena by not telling him to quit. Miz again hits Cena on the head with the mic. Miz then pulls Cena through the opening in the steel barrier that is exposed around the timekeepers area. Cena is stuck in the opening and Miz grabs a steel chair. Miz tells Cena that he can’t win this match and that he has been through enough. Cena mocks Miz again. Miz hits Cena with the chair. Riley yells at Cena to quit. We hear what sounds like Cena’s voice saying “I Quit.” The Miz and Alex Riley celebrate. The referee leaves the ring and grabs the WWE Championship. When he walks by the area where Cena was, he notices a small recorder or cell phone is on the ground and plays it back. The referee waves off the decision and plays the recording back from the cell phone and it is a recording of Cena saying that he quits. The referee restarts the match. Here we go again. Riley grabs the WWE Championship, but ends up hitting Miz with it by accident. Cena then gives Riley an Attitude Adjustment through the announcers table. Miz is down. Cena is smiling removing his leather belt. Cena starts whipping Miz with the belt. Miz is running away and Cena is chasing him down whipping him repeatedly. Cena drops Miz down and locks on the STF. The referee asks Miz. Miz quits.
Winner and still WWE Champion: John Cena
After the match, we see highlights from the match. Back live, John Cena is holding up the WWE Championship. We see some more highlights and back live, Cena celebrates one last time holding up the title as the PPV goes off the air.
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