Punk kicks Cena in the upper chest, then pins for two. Nice suplex from Punk for two. Arm hold on Cena who has the fans chanting for him. Cena flipped Punk off his body, but then Punk ducks Cena’s attack and pins him for two. Body scissors and an arm hold on Cena in the center of the ring. Cena muscles out of Punk’s hold and tries to roll into the STF, but Punk to the ropes and punches Cena. Punk stands on Cena’s back and the back of his head until the ref make shim get off. Upper cut, then punches to Cena who can’t seem to fight back.
But then Cena to his feet, couple punches, then shoulder blocks. Punk’s slammed to the mat by Super Cena! Five Knuckle Shuffle, then Punk up, but he wiggles out and a drop kick to Cena’s face for two. Punk is panting, Cena selling, then Punk puts the body scissor on, but Cena wiggles out and gets up with Punk on his shoulders. Gut wrench to Punk for two. Cena up, but Punk rushes up and kicks Cena in the back of the head. Punk rushes Cena in the corner with a high knee in what Cole calls ‘vintage’ Punk! Cena ducks the bulldog, hits a drop toe hold and sets up for the STF, but Punk wiggles out and hits a swinging neck breaker for two.
Punk gets Cena up, but Cena wiggles out and rolls Punk up for a long two. A kick to Cena’s gut, then another. Kick to the back of Cena’s head. The announcers say Cena’s out, but he kicks out of the attempt. Punk climbs through the "Cena" chants. Punk flies in a cross body, but Cena rolls through and picks Punk up. Punk grabs the ropes and slides out of the ring. On the apron Punk gets a shoulder block to the floor. A hand with a chair slides out from under the ring. The upper arm is clad in a Nexus armband. Punk slides the chair into the ring. Out comes a wrench. The ref deals with the chair, behind his back Punk uses the wrench on Cena who sticks his head out through the ropes. Punk gets Cena up and hits the GTS for three.
Winner – Punk
Cole and Josh argue loudly as the video package from the match plays. Josh says Punk can’t beat Cena without Nexus. Cole talks about how clever Punk is. Josh has fallen into King’s role beautifully in this time of needs.
To announce and Cole explains why King isn’t there. My heart goes out to King and his family at this time. I’m sorry for their loss. Cole says King will be there for the Elimination Chamber PPV.
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