WWE CAPITOL PUNISHMENT: Rey Mysterio vs. CM Punk
Jun 19, 2011 - by Adam Martin
Rey Mysterio vs. CM Punk
Rey Mysterio trips up CM Punk and Punk takes Mysterio’s back. Mysterio with big kicks to Punk’s legs. Punk fires back with a quick scoop slam. Lots of pinfall combo attempts between the two. Mysterio catches Punk with a dropkick to the face and Mysterio goes for the 619, but Punk quickly moves out of the way. Mysterio then dropkicks Punk to the outside. Mysterio jumps off the ring apron, Punk catches him and then drops him head first off the barricade. Punk tosses Mysterio back in the ring and stomps over his back and chest. Punk with a surfboard submission on Mysterio. Mysterio fights out and Punk keeps the action grounded locking his legs around the body of Mysterio. Mysterio drives his head into the chest of Punk to break free. Mysterio with a huricanrana that sends Punk into the ropes. Punk counters a 619 with a big clothesline. Punk then locks on an abdominal stretch. Mysterio breaks free and drop toe holds Punk face first into the second turnbuckle. Punk trips up Mysterio when he attempted a springboard moonsault. Punk with headbutts to the chest of Mysterio. Mysterio tosses Punk to the outside getting Punk wrapped up in a head scissors takedown. Mysterio with a springboard moonsault to Punk on the outside. Back in the ring, Mysterio with a diving headbutt to Punk. Punk reverses a crossbody by Mysterio into a two count pinfall. Series of counters with Punk blocking kick attempts. Mysterio finally catches Punk with a kick to the head and gets a very close two count. Mysterio is back up top. Punk with headbutts to the spine of Mysterio. Punk then drops Mysterio with a back suplex off the top turnbuckle. Mysterio kicks out after two. Punk favors his right elbow. Punk with a high knee to Mysterio in the corner. Punk misses a shoulder block and hits the steel ring post. Mysterio with a 619 on Punk in the corner area. Mysterio tosses Punk back in the ring, goes up top, but Punk gets his knees up to counter the splash from up top. Punk covers Mysterio and gets another two count. Punk yells out in frustration. Punk signals for the GTS. Punk with big knees on Mysterio, has Mysterio up and Mysterio counters into a rollup for a close two count. Punk catches Mysterio with a kick to the head, another cover and Mysterio again kicks out. Mysterio counters another GTS into an armdrag that sends Punk into the ropes. Mysterio attempts the 619, Punk ducks, gets Mysterio on his shoulders and drops him with the GTS. Punk gets the pinfall. Crazy finish sequence with the counter by Punk.
Winner: CM Punk
After the match, CM Punk walks up the ramp and holds his arms up in the air to celebrate his win.
A video package runs highlighting Randy Orton vs. Christian tonight.
* Randy Orton defending the WWE World Heavyweight Championship against Christian is up next.