Wrestlemania 28 coverage: The Rock vs. John Cena
Apr 1, 2012 - by Steve Gerweck
- We see a promo for Wrestlemania 29
- We see the pilots that flew the F15s earlier in the evening.
- Brodus Clay comes out with his dancers. Clay wants everyone to pull out their phones and call their mamas. Clay calls him mama, who said she is in the house. Mama Clay comes out and dances with the bridge club.
- Cena/Rock hype video airs
- Sean Combs was introduced. MGK came out to perform “Invincible”
- Followed by Flo Rida to perform
(8) The Rock vs. John Cena.
First lock up, and Cena powers The Rock to the mat. The Rock follows up by powering Cena to the mat. A series of arm drags, and a near pin fall surprises Cena.
On the outside, Cena drops The Rock on the security rail and then on the edge of the announce table. Cena is working over The Rock’s ribs. Belly to Belly suplex by Cena gains him a two count. Bear hug by Cena.
Rock recovers, spin buster on Cena. Cena sensed the people’s elbow was coming, but gained the upper hand. Cena hits the five knuckle scuffle. The Rock blocks the AA, and it turns into a double clothesline, leaving both men on their backs. AA by Cena, but Rock kicked out at 13:54.
Rock bottom by The Rock, but Cena kicked out! Side slam by Cena, but only a 2 count. From the top rope, Cena dropped a leg drop on Rock’s back, but only a two count.
Sharpshooter applied by The Rock, but Cena is able to grab the bottom rope for the break. Rock applied the sharpshooter for a second time, but Cena again is able to get to the ropes.
On the outside, Rock pushes Cena into the ring steps, and slams his head into the steps. Back in the ring, Cena applies the STF. The referee drops The Rock’s arm twice, before staying alive on the third arm drop and makes it to the bottom rope. Samoan drop by The Rock.
Spin buster by The Rock. The Rock drops the People’s elbow, but Cena kicked out at two. Roll up by Cena, but The Rock kicked out.
Another AA, but The Rock kicks out again! Cena was going to do the People’s elbow, but The Rock counted with the Rock bottom, and The Rock win at 30:32.