WWE Extreme Rules 2011
Results by Matt Boone for WrestleZone.com
WWE Extreme Rules PPV Opener:
The show opens with a video package and a live shot to the arena with pyro, etc. Josh Matthews welcomes us to the show and then ring announcer Justin Roberts immediately introduces the first match.
Last Man Standing Match: Randy Orton vs. CM Punk
Mason Ryan, David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty accompanies CM Punk for his ring walk. The anonymous GM chimes in and Matthews announces that all members of New Nexus are banned from ringside so Punk and Orton can settle their differences once and for all. Punk tries to unhook one of the corner turnbuckles before the match begins, looking for any advantage he can find. Orton controlling the action early on, as our match is now underway. Punk goes under the ring and comes out with a kendo stick. Punk blasts Orton a few times with the kendo stick. Orton now has the stick and before he can use it, Punk cuts him off. Orton goes for his draped DDT across the middle ropes but Punk counters with a slingshot into the exposed turnbuckle from earlier. Orton eventually makes a comeback, finishing up with a nice powerslam on the floor. Punk nearly got counted out, but made it back in the ring just in time. Back in the ring a few moments later, Punk hits the GTS out of nowhere for a nearfall. Punk sets a chair up in the middle of the ring. Orton avoids Punk’s spot and hits the RKO. Punk does a cool chair/ring-post spot onto Orton on the floor. Now this time Orton was nearly counted out. Punk sets up Orton on a table. Punk goes for the GTS on Orton on the table but Orton counters with an RKO. The table did not break. Orton goes for a punt kick on the floor but Punk avoided it and reversed it into a GTS on Orton on the ringside steps. Orton gets back to his feet at 9. Back in the ring, Punk goes to the top rope. Orton cuts him off. Orton nails Punk with the kendo stick several times in a row. Orton hits the RKO on Punk off the top rope. Punk couldn’t make it back to his feet by the count of ten. Orton wins.
Winner: Randy Orton
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