|By Marc Middleton | September 24, 2012 | Comments|
Winners: Darren Young and Titus O'Neil
- Still to come tonight, an exclusive interview with Jerry Lawler.
- We see the closed dressing room door of a special guest. JR says it's a WWE alumni. We go to commercial.
- Back from the break and the announcers plug WWE's new partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
- We go to the ring and out comes Mick Foley for a special appearance.
Foley says he comes not as the Hardcore Legend but as a card carrying member of the WWE Universe. Foley talks about what he saw a year ago - the emergence of CM Punk. Foley says Punk inspired change but a year later what kind of change has he brought. Foley says the Punk he knew taught people to stand up for themselves and was a voice for the voiceless. Punk's music hits and out he comes to interrupt.
Punk tells Foley not to come out here and grandstand to the fans. Punk tells him to say it to his face if he has something to say. Punk says respect and honesty would be appreciated. Punk tells Foley to admit why he's really here, because he's selling a new kids book. Foley says that's not why he's here. Foley says he congratulated Punk via text message last year when he won the WWE Title. Foley says two minutes later he got a thank you text from Punk. Foley says he's deeply disturbed by Punk's recent actions and his alignment with Paul Heyman. Punk stops and tells the crowd to show him some respect, calling them jerks. The crowd boos and apparently Punk is yelling at a particular fan. He tells the guy to come over so he can shove the mic down his throat. Punk is angry. He tells Foley he doesn't know what he's talking about. Foley says he used to be a Paul Heyman guy but he didn't become anyone in this business until he stopped listening to Heyman.
Foley says it seems like Heyman has been in Punk's ear a lot longer than a month. Foley brings up Heyman's reputation as a liar but says he never saw that side of him. Foley wonders why Punk, one of the best talkers ever, needs a mouthpiece. Foley says Punk needs to decide if he wants to be an inspiration or just another kool-aid drinker. Punk asks if we're done yet. Foley brings up Hell in a Cell next. Foley talks about the match he had with Undertaker years ago. Foley says he earned respect that night. Punk says Foley just made a brilliant speech. Punk asks if he wants the old CM Punk back. Foley wants Punk to show he's the best in the world by stepping into the Cell with John Cena. Punk asks if that's what the fans want and they cheer. Punk brings up Bret Hart and John Cena's recent speeches. Punk says he is nothing like Foley or Bret. Punk says Foley is beneath him. Punk says all he's ever done is tell the truth. He doesn't know how many times he has to beat Cena to prove he's the best in the world. Punk says he does know that he doesn't have to prove anything to the fans because they turned on him. Punk says Foley hurt himself for the fans. Punk won't do that because he just wants to bring the fans to their knees. Punk say he can do that with a microphone. Punk brags about how many days he's held the WWE Title. Foley says he held the title for 29 days the three time he had the belt. Foley says years later, nobody cares. Foley goes on and he's fired up. He says he talked to AJ earlier tonight and she's let him come out and extend this opportunity. Foley says Cena should be ready to go by Hell in a Cell and he's here tonight. Foley says AJ is letting Punk make the decision himself but he will have to make it tonight in Cena's face. Foley tells Punk to make the decision for himself, for Foley and for the fans. Foley tells Punk to have a nice day and leaves the ring as his music plays.
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