Cole comes out to Kerwin White's music and gets nuclear heat. King comes out to classic King music and an ovation.
Lilian Garcia sang god save the queen and received some boos!
Loads of boos for the patronising pandering, especially when she elongates the last line. God save the Queen isn't the Star Spangled Banner. It isn't open to artistic interpretation. It is sung as written to the age old music.
We're kicking off RAW with the WWE title match! CM Punk gets a huge pop from the crowd. Lots of Sexual Chocolate chants for Mark Henry.
1st out is Mark Henry. Then he walks to the ring in the dark and they play the opening video package for Raw. The pyro is awesome live. Then they announce the No DQ & No Count out match for the WWE Title.
CM Punk vs Mark Henry
Punk comes out to a huge reaction. CM punk chants rock the arena. Henry gets lots of heat during the introductions. The match starts with Daniel Bryan and Sexual Chocolate chants.
Punk suicide dives Henry taking Henry down as the two brawl outside. Punk runs on the barrier and hits Henry and leaps on Henry hitting him with a clothesline from behind! Punk jumps off the apron but gets caught by Henry and dumped on the rail so begin the no chants. Punks got a chair! And blasts Henry.
Punk hits a suicide dive and a Jeff Hardy style barricade run. Yes chants for all of Punk's kicks. Punk goes for a diving knee off the apron and Henry catches him and slams Punk into the barricade. Eventually Punk gets a chair and nails Henry twice for a 2 count. Henry fights back and smashes Punk in the back with the chair. Loads of Yes Chants every time Punk lands a strike. Punk hits a DDT on a kneeling Henry for a 2 count. Henry catches Punk coming off the top rope with a cross body but Punk gets out of the WSS and nails Henry with a kick. Punk wins with a Macho Man elbow off the top rope with a chair.
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