Brock Lesnar retains WWE Championship at Crown Jewel

Oct 31, 2019 - by Steve Gerweck

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WWE Title Match: Cain Velasquez vs. Brock Lesnar

We go right to the ring and out comes WWE Champion Brock Lesnar with Paul Heyman to a big pop. Lesnar stops on the stage as the fireworks go off. We see the Arabic announce team at ringside. Out next comes Rey Mysterio to the stage, wearing a sling on his arm. He stops and waits as Cain Velasquez makes his way out with his own theme. Cain marches to the ring with Rey at his side.

They hit the ring and we get formal ring introductions from Greg Hamilton. Heyman interrupts and does his own introduction. The bell rings and they size each other up as a Suplex City chant starts. Cain strikes first. They bounce around and continue to get a feel. Lesnar backs Cain into the corner. Lesnar with a kick and a knee in the corner. They come out of the corner and back into the middle of the ring. Cain with lefts and right attempts but Lesnar grabs him and backs him into the corner. They tangle back and forth in the corner some more. Cain with a big kick to the gut and then the head to drop Lesnar. Cain mounts Lesnar with strikes as Lesnar covers up.

Lesnar applies the Kimura Lock on Cain out of nowhere. Cain taps out for the fairly quick win.

Winner: Brock Lesnar

– After the match, Lesnar keeps the submission applied as the referee tries to get him to break it. Rey brings a steel chair in the ring and smacks Lesnar over the back. That does nothing but angers Lesnar. Lesnar grabs Rey and easily tosses him out of the ring to the floor. Lesnar grabs the chair again and unloads on Cain with it as Heyman watches from ringside. Lesnar drops Cain on top of the chair with a F5. Rey comes back in the ring and unloads on Lesnar with chair shots. Rey gets the upperhand and continues with chair shots, nailing Lesnar all over his body and taking him down. Lesnar retreats from the ring and joins Heyman at ringside. Rey’s music hits as he stands tall and stares out at Lesnar as Cain recovers. We go to replays. Rey clutches his arm and looks out as Lesnar and Heyman stare back at him from the ramp. We get more replays. Lesnar points back at the ring from the stage and warns Rey that he’s going to get him.

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