No DQ, No Count Out Match for the WWE Title: Mark Henry vs. CM Punk
Mark Henry waits in the ring as Punk comes out.
Punk starts out with kicks and offense. Henry stops him in mid strike and slams him on the mat. Henry stomps on Punk and kicks him out to the floor. Henry goes out but Punk goes back in the ring. Punk runs the ropes and hits a suicide dive through the ropes, taking Henry out. Henry whips Punk into the ring post and works him over on the floor.
Punk fights back with boots. Punk leaps up on the fan barrier and runs it before taking Henry out with a clothesline. Punk with several big kicks on the floor now. Punk jumps from the apron but Henry catches him and slings him into the fan barrier as we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Henry stops Punk from making a comeback. Henry drops Punk again and stands on him. Punk brings a chair into play and beats Henry with it. 2 count for Punk. Punk goes to hit Henry with it again but Henry kicks him in the gut. Henry grabs the chair and cracks Punk in the back with it. Henry wedges the chair in the corner while Punk gets to his feet. Henry tries to slam Punk into the chair but Punk fights him off and beats him up in the corner. Henry stops Punk's offense again and clotheslines him.
Punk breaks a bear hug and takes Henry's knee out. Punk with a DDT and another 2 count. Punk comes off the top rope but Henry catches him. Punk blocks a World's Strongest Slam and kicks Henry in the head. Punk with the high knee in the corner. Punk goes for the bulldog but Henry shoves him across the ring. Henry charges but Punk moves and he runs into the chair that was wedged into the corner. Punk grabs the chair and climbs to the top with it. Punk comes crashing down with a big steel chair elbow drop on Henry for the win.
Winner: CM Punk
- Chris Jericho appears on the big screen and he's sitting in a bar. He announces Punk vs. Jericho in a Chicago Street Fight for the WWE Title at Extreme Rules. Punk points out what he just did to Mark Henry and says it's no longer about being the best of the world - it's about kicking Jericho's ass. Punk is looking forward to doing it in Chicago in front of his father, his mother and his sister. Jericho tells Punk to promise that he will show up to Extreme Rules sober. Jericho shows us footage from earlier of Punk walking into a local bar. Punk looks around as he enters and when he walks out, he puts his hoodie on and walks away. Jericho asks Punk if he's drunk right now. Punk calls Jericho out to the ring. Punk says he was having fish and chips with a friend of his. Jericho calls him pathetic and says he's in denial, just like his father. Jericho taunts Punk some more about how he's been enjoying the taste of alcohol. Jericho says Punk is on the path to alcoholism and continues running him down. Jericho says Punk will lose the only thing he has left - the WWE Title. Jericho disappears from the screen as Punk goes to talk.
- Up next is Santino Marella vs. David Otunga for the United States Title. Still to come, controversial words from Brock Lesnar. Back to commercial.
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