|By Marc Middleton | January 07, 2013 | Comments|
- Up next is the TLC Match for the WWE Title. Cole leads us to a video package for the match.
We see the WWE Title hanging high above the ring. Ladders, tables and chairs are everywhere as RAW goes back to commercial.
Back from the break and they show another recap of Cena vs. Ziggler from earlier. We go to the ring and out first comes WWE Champion CM Punk with Paul Heyman. Punk walks under a ladder, throws a chair and heads to the ring. Out next is Ryback to a big pop.
The bell rings and they lock up. Ryback takes Punk down and the Goldberg chants begin. Ryback kicks at Punk in the corner now. Punk goes to the floor for a breather but Ryback follows him. Punk kicks Ryback and hits him in the back with a steel chair. Ryback tackles Punk on the floor and unloads on him. Ryback continues the assault on the floor and grabs the steel chair. Ryback swings it but Punk ducks and kicks Ryback in the chest. Punk grabs the chair and hits Ryback while he's down. Ryback takes back control and hits Punk with forearms. They come back in the ring where the ladder waits. The crowd chants for tables. Ryback suplexes Punk, holds him in the air and drops him back on the ladder.
They go back to the floor with Ryback in control. He grabs half of the steel steps and decks Punk with it. Ryback slams the other half but Punk moves. Punk leaps off the steps and hits Ryback with a knee to the face. Punk unloads with the chair on Ryback's back now. Punk stands on the steps and poses with the chair as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Ryback slams Punk with an Electric Chair from the corner. Ryback brings it back out of the ring and slams Punk. During the break, both men tried to climb the ladder. Ryback brings a table from under the ring and props it up on the fan barrier. Punk takes Ryback's leg out with a chair. Punk brings a table out from under the ring and sets it up at ringside. Ryback tosses Punk over top of the announcers table. Ryback takes the table top off and slams it on Punk several times. Ryback brings it back in the ring but Punk takes the leg out again. Punk stomps on Ryback's leg now.
Punk uses the chair on Ryback's leg while he's down. Punk puts Ryback's ankle in between the chair and goes to the second rope. Punk goes for a stomp but Ryback moves. Punk's knee buckles and Ryback unloads on him. Punk sells the injured knee and Ryback hits a spinebuster. Ryback gets the crowd hype and nails the Meathook clothesline. Ryback goes for Shell Shocked but Punk slides out and rolls out of the ring. Ryback goes for a spear but Punk side steps and Ryback spears a table in front of the fan barrier. Heyman yells at Punk to get up and go for the title.
Punk sets a ladder up and climbs for the title but here comes Ryback. Ryback knocks Punk to the floor and reaches for the title. Punk pushes the ladder over but Ryback lands on his feet. Ryback presses Punk high and drops him on the ladder. Ryback scoops Punk but Punk slides out and kicks him in the head. Punk sets the ladder up but it's twisted metal. He kicks Ryback again and tries to get the ladder to stand up straight. Punk with another high knee but Ryback catches him. Ryback throws Punk over the top rope and through a table. Ryback goes under the ring for another ladder and brings it in the ring.
Ryback climbs for the title but the lights go out. They come back on and he's fighting with Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose at the top of the ladder. He fights them off but Roman Reigns comes from behind. Ryback fights all three of them off and out of the ring. He goes back for the title but they attack him and knock him off. The Shield beat Ryback with chairs and take him outside of the ring. The crowd chants for The Rock. They manhandle Ryback and triple powerbomb him through a table onto steel steps. Punk starts to get up as Heyman talks to him. Ryback also starts to get up but he's hurt. Punk makes it in the ring and tries to crawl up the ladder. Punk pulls himself up the ladder with one arm. Ryback is still laid out on the outside. The crowd boos as Punk climbs up the ladder and laughs. Punk grabs the WWE Title and retains.
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