WWE Royal Rumble: John Cena Vs. Kane
Zack Ryder is shown backstage being wheeled around in a wheelchair. He's welcomed by Johnny Ace, who says he's got his own dressing room catered with his favorite foods. Johnny says if he needs anything to let him know. Eve comes in and says he's already done enough by making Zack compete when he wasn't cleared, then putting him into a match with Kane. She says she hopes tomorrow night on Raw, she hopes he's fired. Johnny says that's gratitude for you, and walks off. Eve calls him an a**, and Ryder says WWWYKI, before being wheeled into his dressing room.
John Cena vs. Kane
John Cena is the first man to make his way out to the ring, and he gets a very mixed reaction from the crowd. Cole says that this afternoon, Cena passed ten million fans on Facebook, rattling off some of the people that he's more popular than, including the Dali Lama, and the Rock.
Cena looks around when he's in the ring, but he just shrugs off the boos. Kane's pyro hits and the arena goes dark. Kane makes his way out to the ring, and it's hard to tell if he gets much of a reaction from the crowd, but he looks like he's walking with purpose.
The bell rings and Cena charges Kane, kicking and punching him right off the bat, but Kane lays him out with a back elbow before slamming him into the turnbuckle, hitting him with a chop to the face, and beating on him in the corner. Kane hits Cena with a couple of rights to the face. Cena fights back hitting Cena with a couple of rights of his own before clotheslining Cena over the top rope to the outside. Cena pulls Kane to the outside after him and knocks him to the floor. Kane tries to send Cena into the ring steps, but Cena is able to reverse it, and Kane crashes knees first into the steps.
Cena rolls back into the ring and Kane follows. Cena gets Kane on his shoulder, but Kane fights it off and Cena crashes face first into the mat. Kane punches Cena repeatedly in the corner, picking him back up and hitting him with another right. Kane puts his boot in Cena's back and stomps down before hitting the ropes and hitting Cena with a running single leg dropkick to the face that's good for a near fall. Kane locks in a rear chin lock to try and wear down Cena.
Cena fights up to his feet and out of the hold and both men trade punches. Kane puts Cena right back down to the mat with a quick right to the face that's good for another two count. Kane picks Cena up to his feet and suplexes him, then pins him for another near fall. Kane clamps on another rear chin lock.
Cena fights up to his feet again, making his way out of the hold. Cena hits Kane with a right, but a right from Kane knocks Cena down to the mat again. Kane sends Cena across the ring and charges in right after him, sandwiching him in the corner. Kane charges Cena in the corner but Cena hits a drop toe hold to send Kane into the turnbuckles. Cena goes for the bulldog, but Kane tosses him off and Cena goes to the apron. Kane follows and Cena pulls him down throat first across the top rope. Kane responds by hitting Cena with a big clothesline.