Del Rio goes to the top and comes down on top of Punk before locking in an arm bar and wrenching at Punk's neck and chin. Punk fights back to his feet and punches at Del Rio before escaping the hold. Punk charges into Del Rio's boots in the corner. Punk tries for the G2S, but Del Rio fights out of it and does even more damage to Punk's arm. Del Rio continues kicking and stomping at Punk shoulder before locking in another arm bar.
Punk fights out of the hold, but Del Rio comes up with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker for another near fall. Del Rio goes up to the top again, and comes down with a double ax handle smash to Punk's head, which is good for another two count. Del Rio kicks away at Punk's back, but when he goes for a second, Punk moves and Del Rio sails through the ropes and crashes to the floor.
Del Rio struggles to his feet, and he goes to the apron. Punk comes over, and Del Rio snaps his neck down across the top rope. When Del Rio gets back in the ring Punk is right back up and takes him down. Punk and Del Rio both get to their feet and both trade blows in the middle of the ring. Punk gets the upper hand with a big dropkick, and a nice neckbreaker, but he can't keep Del Rio down for three.
Punk catches Alberto with the knee in the corner and follows up with a bulldog for another two count. Punk hits a springboard clothesline, but it's still only good enough for a two count. Punk signals for the G2S. Punk shoulders Del Rio, but Del Rio fights out and connects with the back stabber for a near fall.
Del Rio stomps at Punk, working over his joints. Punk blocks a suplex attempt and rolls Del Rio up for two. Punk goes for the knee in the corner again but Del Rio avoids it and blasts Punk with a kick to the head. Del Rio gets another near fall. Del Rio continues to work over the arm before going for another pin, for another two count.
Del Rio picks up Punk and seats him on the top rope. Del Rio goes up after Punk, but Punk fights back and pushes Del Rio off of the top and down to the mat. Punk stands on the top turnbuckle, but Del Rio is up and he crotches Punk on the top. Del Rio kicks at Punk's arm, continuing to wear it down. Del Rio charges Punk in the corner, but Punk pulls himself out of the way and Del Rio charges shoulder first into the ring post.
Punk climbs back up to the top turnbuckle and comes down hard on Del Rio with a Macho Man style elbow. We get another 'Randy Savage' chant from the crown. Punk Shoulder Del Rio again but Del Rio fights out. Del Rio tries for the arm breaker, but Punk avoids it. Del Rio tries for the arm breaker again and connects with it this time. Punk struggles for the ropes, but Del Rio continues to wrench back. Punk reaches the ropes and forces a break of the hold.
Del Rio charges Punk. Punk almost connects with the G2S, but Del Rio fights out and pushes Punk away. Punk kicks Ricardo hard. More jockeying for position, and Punk is finally able to lock in the anaconda vice. Del Rio scratches and claws at Punk's face, but he eventually succumbs, and submits to the hold.
The Fink is back out to announce Punk as the new Champ while Punk takes a dive into the crowd to celebrate.
Like WrestlingInc.com on Facebook by clicking the "Like" button below:
Backstage Note On Bayley Plans, DDP's Limited Edition HOF T-Shirt, WWE Ratings Delayed, WWE Stock
Fans On Favorite WWE Eras, Emma Taunts Bayley With Magazine Spread (Photo), WWE RAW Top 10
Randy Orton On The RKO Vs. The Diamond Cutter, Next WWE PC All Access Event, New WWE Studios Trailer
Shinsuke Nakamura Wants AJ Styles At WrestleMania, Styles Responds, Cricket - WrestleMania Promotion
WWE Edits Out Big E Comment From RAW, Why CM Punk Didn't Answer Phone When Rock Called, Charlotte
Matt Riddle Talks Not Being In A Rush To Join WWE, Says CM Punk Will Not Fight Again In The UFC
John Cena Promoting Nintendo Switch At Pop-Up, The New Day - TMZ Live Video, WWE - Loot Crate
Eddie Guerrero's SmackDown Royal Rumble Win (Video), New WWE VP Of Global Content, WWE In Illinois
WWE Monday Night RAW Results - Braun Strowman Headlines, Brock Lesnar, 1 Contender's Match, More
Curt Hawkins Says Wrestler Would Hide Backstage To Avoid Working, Talks Failed Stripper Gimmick
The Rock Calls CM Punk After WWE RAW Ends (Video), CM Punk Responds
Sasha Banks Gimmick Copied? (Photo), Biggest WWE Battle Royal Ever (Video), Birthdays
Ryback Says WrestleMania Payoff Was His Worst WWE Payday Ever; Talks Leaving WWE, Working Pre-Shows
AJ Styles Talks About How TNA "Flattened" His Ego, Not Being Seen As A Star
Fans On Female Star Returning To WWE, Bella Twins (Video), TMNT WWE Figures Revealed
WWE Star Returns To SmackDown (Photos), New "Table For 3" Airing This Week, Shawn Michaels Artwork