WWE SUMMERSLAM: Cena vs. Punk (Undisputed WWE Title)
Aug 14, 2011 - by Adam Martin
Undisputed WWE Championship
Special guest referee: Triple H
John Cena vs. CM Punk
Big reaction for CM Punk. Booker T on commentary referred to Punk as “stone cold bad.” During Cena’s entrance, he looked in the camera and said, “This is where I started. I used to walk the concourse of this place.” Another big reaction for Cena. We got ring introductions for the champions CM Punk and John Cena.
Triple H calls for the bell and here we go. Amazing atmosphere in Los Angeles tonight. Crowd is fired up. Punk with a headlock, quick shoulder block and Cena is back up. A loud “LETS GO CENA – CENA SUCKS” chant. Cena with a headlock takedown and shoulder block. Loud “CM PUNK” chant starts up as Punk smiles. Cena with a snapmare into a headlock. Punk catches Cena with a quick side kick and then applies a body scissors submission. Cena with a knee to the gut and gutwrench powerbomb that looked pretty ugly. Cena with a quick snap suplex. Cena with a quick scoop slam and elbow combo on Punk. Cena goes back to a headlock. Punk with a quick big boot on Cena. Punk with a knee to the gut as Cena came off the ropes. Punk goes back to the body scissors submission. Punk with a dropkick that sends Cena to the outside. Cena recovers and rolls back in. Punk with a quick charge to the body of Cena and follows that up with a kick to the body. Punk with an abdominal stretch that Cena counters into a side slam. Crowd starts a “FRUITY PEBBLES” chant. Punk catches Cena with a high knee to the head. Cena with a series of shoulder blocks and Punk counters the twisting powerbomb. Punk with the high knee, but Cena counters the bulldog into his twisting powerbomb. Punk tries to counter the five knuckle shuffle. Cena holds onto Punk’s leg and attempts an STF. Punk counters out and gets Cena locked in a modified triangle. Cena breaks out and gets in a headlock choke. Punk with an anaconda vice on Cena. Cena counters back into an STF. Punk turns his body and gets his foot on the bottom rope. Punk dumps Cena over the top rope. Punk with a suicide dive to Cena through the ropes. Both men are down. Triple H starts the count. He gets to 10, but decides to stop the count and tosses both men back in the ring to keep this match going. The fans cheer this on.
Cena and Punk exchange shots. They boo on Cena offense and cheer for Punk offense. Some chops now. Punk dodges an AA. Cena with a huge dropkick on Punk! Cena with the five knuckle shuffle. Punk counters an AA with a close rollup. Punk catches Cena with a kick to the back of the head. Punk with a cover and Cena kicks out. Cena counters a GTS attempt. Cena with a big powerslam and gets a two count after a pinfall attempt. Cena starts going up top and Punk catches him with a high knee. Punk catches Cena with a bulldog off the second rope, covers and gets a two count. Punk is on the ring apron, springboards up, Cena side steps him and gets the STF locked in. Punk is screaming out in pain. Punk is pulling himself to the ropes. Punk gets the bottom rope. Cena with an AA. Cena hooks the leg…1…2…Punk kicks out with force. Cena can’t believe it. Cena thinks it was 3 and argues with Triple H a little bit. Cena tells Triple H not to make any mistakes. Cena goes back up top. Punk side steps the leg drop attempt. Punk with the GTS. Punk hooks the leg…1…2…Cena gets a shoulder up. Punk is staring at Triple H shocked. Punk is favoring his left knee. Punk pulls Cena towards the corner. Punk is going up top, slaps his knee and connects with a flying elbow. Punk hooks the leg and Cena gets another shoulder up after two. A loud “RANDY SAVAGE” chant starts up. Punk argues with Triple H regarding the count. Cena with a small package for a two count. Punk catches Cena with another knee to the chest. Cena with big right hands. Punk with a kick to the gut and another high knee to the jaw. Punk has Cena up for the GTS and connects! Punk hooks the leg, Cena’s foot is on the rope and Triple H counts the pinfall. Michael Cole is yelling at Triple H that Cena’s foot was on the bottom rope.
Winner and Undisputed WWE Champion: CM Punk
After the match, Triple H grabs the WWE Championship and hands it to CM Punk. Back in the ring, John Cena is arguing with Triple H about his foot being on the bottom rope. Outside the ring, Punk is standing up on the announce table holding up the WWE Championship. Punk gets back in the ring and Triple H holds up his arm. Triple H leaves the ring clapping for Punk. As Punk is celebrating, Kevin Nash hits the ring and levels Punk with a clothesline. Nash grabs Punk and hits the Jacknife Powerbomb. Triple H comes running back down the ramp asking what is going on. Nash bails into the arena crowd.
Alberto Del Rio is walking down the ramp with his “Money in the Bank” briefcase with a new referee.
CM Punk (c) vs. Alberto Del Rio
Punk is just starting to sit up as Del Rio nails him with a kick to the head. Del Rio gets the pin.
Winner and NEW WWE Champion: Alberto Del Rio
At ringside, Triple H is shocked and having words with the new referee. Alberto Del Rio celebrates at the top of the ramp holding up the WWE Championship as the PPV goes off the air from Los Angeles.
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