Champion vs Champion: CM Punk vs Daniel Bryan (with A.J.)
Bryan jumps a distracted Punk from behind and starts working over him in the corner. Punk reverses and hits some elbows before throwing Bryan out of the ring, and stopping Bryan from getting back in with an elbow. Right before we go to commercial, we see that Santino and Teddy Long are now at the announce table.
Back from the break, Bryan is working over Punk in the corner, but Punk switches it again and hits some chops. Bryan hits his trademark backflip, but Punk is able to hit a Springboard Crossbody for a two count. Bryan then starts working over Bryan's arm, but Bryan pushes Punk back into the corner, before hitting a European Uppercut, taking Punk down. Bryan then starts working over Punk's arm. Bryan hits a few knees to the face, then some stiff kicks to the back and chest. Punk then starts fighting back with some kicks of his own, then a Snapmare followed by more kicks for a two count. Punk dodges a kick then sends Bryan flying over the top rope. Bryan calls A.J. over to stop Punk from hitting a Suicide Dive. Bryan continues hiding behind A.J. until Punk tries to get out of the ring where Bryan trips him up and throws him into the steel steps. We go to another commercial.
We come back to Bryan with an Abdominal Stretch on Punk. During the break, Bryan executed a Superplex, which almost ended in a double pin. Bryan misses a Dropkick in the corner, and lands awkwardly. Both men get up at the same time, and Punk hits some strikes, including a Leg Lariat, then a Spinning Neckbreaker. Punk then hits his Corner Knee, followed by a Bulldog, but Bryan dodges the Bulldog, then goes for a headkick that Punk ducks. Punk with a Scoop Slam followed by a Diving Elbow Drop. Punk signals for the GTS, but Otunga gets up on the apron, after the distraction, Bryan goes for the LaBelle Lock, but Punk fights out, and they both hit crossbodies on each other. Otunga tries to get involved again, but Santino meets him with a Cobra. Laurinaitis then pulls Santino off the apron, and Teddy, Laurinaitis, Santino, and Otunga start arguing. Bryan tries to leave, but Sheamus comes out of nowhere, throws him into the ring, and allows Punk to hit the GTS. Laurinaitis stops the referee from counting, and the ref calls for the bell at Laurinaitis's consent.
Winner by DQ: Daniel Bryan
Teddy then comes in and shoves Laurinaitis down. The GMs have to be held back as Punk taunts on top of the ramp. Jericho comes out form the back and takes out Punk on the ramp, slamming him into it, then hitting a Scoop Slam on the stage. Jericho then locks in the Walls of Jericho on Punk, wrenching at the back of the WWE Champion. Jericho then poses with the WWE Championship as we replay what has just happened. We go to commercial.
Back from the break, Josh Matthews is outside the trainer's room, and he says that CM Punk is hurting, but he is also angry. The announcers then talk it over with their horrible face and heel work. They then plug Undertaker vs Triple H in a Hell in a Cell match at 'Mania. We go back to a replay of their match last year at WrestleMania. If they're going to show video packages, they at least better be damn awesome like that one.
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