|By Marc Middleton | June 17, 2012 | Comments|
We go to the ring and out first comes Kane. Daniel Bryan is out next followed by the WWE Champion CM Punk. The crowd finally wakes up as Punk makes his entrance. Justin Roberts does formal ring introductions before the bell.
The bell rings and Kane strikes Punk while Bryan hits Kane from behind. Kane pushes Bryan off and goes back to Punk. Bryan unloads on Kane but gets stopped. Kane grabs for a double chokeslam. Bryan and Punk team up to hit a series of kicks on Kane as the crowd chants YES. They take Kane down with a bunch of kicks and then both dropkick him. They trade pin attempts and stop each other from getting the pin. Punk and Bryan trade shots in the middle of the ring now. Punk fires back with forearms and dumps Bryan out to the floor. Punk charges but Kane clotheslines him for a 2 count. Kane works over Punk until Bryan hits from behind and sends him out to the floor. Bryan dives through the ropes and takes out Kane on the floor. Punk springboards up and leaps out onto both men.
Punk brings Bryan back into the ring for a 2 count. Kane trips Punk and brings him out to the floor, sending him hard into the barrier. Bryan charges and kicks Kane back. Bryan leaps from the apron but Kane uppercuts him in the throat. Kane rams Punk back into the ring post twice. Kane wraps Punk around the ring post and pulls his ribs into it. Kane with another pin attempt on Punk. Kane continues working on Punk. Kane with a dropkick to the face and another 2 count. Kane with a body scissors now. Punk fights out with elbows. Punk looks to be coming back but Bryan comes in from out of nowhere and dropkicks him in the corner. Bryan goes for Kane but gets caught with a big sideslam for 2.
More with Kane and Bryan. Kane goes down and to the floor after a big kick to the face. Punk gets up and chops Bryan now. Bryan stops Punk with a big knee to the gut. Bryan drops knees on Punk and covers him for another pin attempt. Bryan with a double underhook suplex. Bryan goes to the top but Punk stops him. Punk climbs up for a superplex but Kane pulls him off. Kane with a big right hand to Bryan, and another. Kane goes for the superplex but Punk pulls him down. Punk climbs back up but Kane pulls him down again. Kane goes for the superplex yet again but Punk stops him. They trade shots until Bryan takes them down with a double dropkick. Bryan with kicks to Punk and Kane as they both sit on their knees.
Kane goes down from a kick but Punk ducks it and rolls Bryan up for 2. Punk makes a comeback and hits the high knee in the corner. He nails one on Kane in the opposite corner. Kane blocks the bulldog. Punk with a neckbreaker on Kane for 2 as Bryan breaks it up. Punk with a powerslam on Bryan for 2. Punk climbs to the top but Bryan cuts him off. Bryan climbs up for a superplex but here comes Kane. Kane puts Bryan on his shoulders. Punk climbs up and clotheslines him off and then clotheslines Kane to the floor. Punk with a 2 count on Bryan. Punk slams Bryan and goes back to the top. Punk hits the elbow drop but Bryan kicks out at 2. Punk goes for GTS but Kane knocks them both down with a boot. Kane covers Punk for 2.
Kane with clotheslines for Punk. Punk moves out of the corner but gets dumped back to the apron. Punk drops Kane with a kick to the jaw. Punk climbs up for the big elbow drop but Kane moves out of the way and Punk crashes. Bryan climbs up to the top now and hits the flying headbutt on Punk. 2 count for Bryan. Bryan dumps Kane to the apron and knocks him out to the floor. More back and forth. Bryan drops Punk with a kick to the head. Bryan with the YES Lock on Punk now. Punk turns it into a 2 count. Punk goes for GTS and hits it. Kane pulls Bryan out of the ring and stops the pin from happening. Kane comes off the top with a big right hand for Punk. Kane calls for a chokeslam but Punk turns it into a DDT for 2. Punk goes back to the top and hits the big elbow drop on Kane for another pin attempt.
Punk goes for GTS but can't get Kane up. Kane with a big boot. Kane chokeslams Punk and covers him for a close 2 count. Kane has words with the referee. Kane goes for the Tombstone but Punk slides out. AJ runs down and gets on the apron but Punk shoves Kane into her and she lands on the floor. Kane gets mad but Punk nails GTS on him for the win.
Winner: CM Punk
- After the match, AJ is laid out on the floor. Kane scoops her up and carries her off to the back. Punk celebrates in the ring as we go back to replays.
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