|By Marc Middleton | December 11, 2012 | Comments|
Winner: Eve Torres
- After the match, Eve calls the ringside photographer into the ring to take photos of her while she poses over Alicia.
- Back from the break and out comes WWE Champion CM Punk on crutches. He has Paul Heyman with him. Punk speaks from the stage and says fans think that his surgery and injury are fake so he can duck another title match against Ryback. Punk assures us that this is 100% real life. Punk says this is what happens when you work more days than anyone else and when you're WWE Champion for this long. We see footage from last week where Ryback attacked Punk.
The fans start chanting "feed me more" and it pisses Heyman off. Heyman yells at the fans. He says Punk is a legitimate champion and rips the New Jersey Devils hockey team. Heyman puts Punk over as WWE Champion. Heyman says Punk doesn't have a stunt double like The Rock. Heyman says The Rock was too busy to come here tonight. Heyman says Rock just shows up when he gets a title opportunity. Heyman says Ryback is no longer in front of Punk. Heyman says Punk will defend against The Rock and he's not going anywhere. Punk takes the mic back and wants to address the people who think he should be stripped of the WWE Title.
Punk says if anyone wants to come strip him of the title, then come do it. Punk names a bunch of guys who couldn't take the title from him in the past year. Punk says Ryback has had two chances to become champion and failed both times. Punk says The Rock gets just one shot at the Royal Rumble. Punk promises The Rock will fail also. Punk says he will be present at TLC so he can watch like all of us. Punk says he's not affiliated with The Shield but he will be there to watch them do to Ryback what he did to Punk last week. Punk's music hits and that's it.
Sheamus vs. Dolph Ziggler
Back from the break and out comes Sheamus to a nice pop from the crowd. Dolph Ziggler is out next.
They lock up and go to the corner. Ziggler beats Sheamus around. Sheamus comes back with kicks and starts working on Ziggler's leg. Sheamus drops elbows on the knee and slams him on it for a quick pin attempt. Ziggler looks to make a comeback but Sheamus runs over him with a shoulder. Sheamus takes Ziggler back to the corner and works on the leg some more. Ziggler fights out with right hands and hits a standing dropkick. Ziggler with right hands but Sheamus tosses him out of the ring. Sheamus comes out and runs over Ziggler with a forearm shot as we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Ziggler is in control after dropping Sheamus on the floor. Sheamus fights out of a hold on the mat but gets sent right back out to the floor. Ziggler comes back out and brings Sheamus in the ring. Ziggler with more right hands in the corner. Ziggler with a neckbreaker and a 2 count. Sheamus fights back and sends Ziggler into the corner. Ziggler goes down as Sheamus gets hyped up. Sheamus fights back with right hands and hits forearm shots. Sheamus with a big clothesline in the corner. Sheamus charges but Ziggler moves and Sheamus hits his shoulder on the post. Ziggler uses the ropes to get a 2 count. Ziggler drops Sheamus on his arm and covers for a 2 count.
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