|By Marc Middleton | December 18, 2012 | Comments|
Flair comes out to a big pop and talks about why he loves Philadelphia. Flair announces the Superstar of the Year and it's John Cena.
Cena comes out and gets mostly boos from the crowd. The boos continue as Cena stands there. Cena talks about what it is to be Superstar of the Year. Cena gives the award to Flair and says it's great to see him back where he belongs. Cena says this award is for Flair. Flair starts speaking and out comes WWE Champion CM Punk on crutches. Paul Heyman is behind him. It looks like Cena has left.
Punk says this is ridiculous and makes no sense. He says the fact people voted for John Cena is atrocious. Punk says Cena had a horrible year. Punk calls Cena a loser, like Flair and the fans in Philadelphia. Punk says he's Superstar of the Year because he's been WWE Champion 393 days. Punk says he's the man, not Cena and not Punk. Punk starts whoooing. Flair talks and refers to Heyman as Punk's baggage. Flair says he hasn't been here but he's been watching. Punk says with one leg he could still whoop Flair's ass. Punk wants to talk about baggage. Flair says his two Hall of Fame rings or his four ex-wives. Punk insists he could beat Flair and anyone up in Philly with one leg. Flair says let's handle this. He takes his jacket off and goes down to the ring.
Flair hits the ring and gets hype as Punk and Heyman make their way down. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Punk is making his way into the ring on crutches. Punk goes low with a crutch and then hits Flair over the back with it. Punk breaks his crutch over Flair's back and does a limping Flair strut across the ring. Flair gets up and hits a thumb to the eye, knocking Punk down. Flair grabs Heyman and locks him in the Figure Four. Heyman taps and Flair finally lets up. Flair takes the mic and tells Jerry Lawler he loves him. Flair says we will never get rid of he and Flair. Flair says he told Vince McMahon if he dies, he wants to die right here or with a girl from Philadelphia. Flair goes on and The Shield's theme music starts. Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns make their way through the crowd. Flair tells them to come on down. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Daniel Bryan and Kane are out brawling with The Shield at ringside. Ambrose drops Flair in the ring and joins the brawl at ringside. They toss Kane into the barrier and go back to Flair in the ring. Reigns tears apart the announce table and they bring Flair out to ringside. They go to put Flair through the table with a triple powerbomb but out comes Ryback to make the save. They try to attack but Ryback takes them all three on.Bryan and Kane get back in the fight. Ryback presses Rollins on top of the announce table. Ryback beats Rollins into the crowd while Kane and Bryan throw the others to the crowd. Ryback enters the ring to shake hands with Flair. Team Hell No also shake hands with The Nature Boy as his music plays. Flair raises their hands and struts. They hoist Flair up in the air as we go to commercial.
- Back from the break and Flair is backstage thanking Kane and Daniel Bryan. Bryan yells no while Kane yells yes and Flair whooo's. Ron Simmons appears, they stop and he lets out a big "Damn!"
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