More back and forth after Del Rio breaks the hold. Ziggler barely hits his finisher and Del Rio kicks out at 2. The referee continues asking Dolph if he wants to continue. Del Rio takes Dolph to the top and hits a blockbuster for a 2 count. Del Rio kicks Ziggler out of the ring. Del Rio with another huge kick to the face. Trainers and AJ are checking on Dolph now as the fans boo some. Ziggler says he's good to go but AJ begs him not to. Del Rio dropkicks Ziggler in the back of the head and tells the trainer to go away. Del Rio brings Ziggler back in the ring and kicks him in the back of the head. 2 count by Del Rio, who can't believe Ziggler kicked out. The fans seem to be booing Del Rio and cheering for Ziggler's kick outs. Del Rio with more shots to the head. Ziggler pulls himself up using Del Rio's leg. Del Rio raises his hands and smiles but the fans boo. Ziggler nails Del Rio and hits the Zig Zag for a big pop. Del Rio with another kick to the back of the head for the win.
Winner and New World Heavyweight Champion: Alberto Del Rio
- After the bell, Del Rio celebrates with Ricardo as the referee and trainer check on Ziggler. He's helped away as the fans chant his name. After a "don't try this at home" video, we go back to Josh Mathews and the pre-show team. We go back to Del Rio on the stage. He's asking the fans to give it up for the new World Heavyweight Champion but gets a very mixed reaction. Del Rio says everything he's done in WWE, he's done it for the fans. Del Rio asks fans for their support but gets booed. Del Rio says he's one of the best in the business and gives his all every night. Del Rio goes on and asks for a pop one more time and the fans continue to boo.
- We get a promo for CM Punk's return match.
Chris Jericho vs. CM Punk
Out first comes Chris Jericho to a mixed reaction. Fans chant for CM Punk. Cult of Personality hits and out comes Punk to a huge pop. Paul Heyman is right behind him.
The music stops and Chicago chants Punk's name. They lock up and go to the corner. Jericho shoves Punk and Punk shoves back. They lock up again and Punk goes behind. They trade holds and Punk takes Jericho to the mat. More back and forth on the mat now. They break and lock up again. Jericho with a headlock. They run the ropes and Punk nails a dropkick. Punk with a headlock takedown for a 2 count. Punk works on Jericho's arm now. Punk with shoulder thrusts in the corner. Jericho comes back and they trade chops to the chest. Jericho stomps away in the corner and the crowd boos. Jericho with more offense in the corner. Jericho whips Punk across the ring but misses a splash. Punk goes for a tornado DDT but it's blocked. Jericho sends Punk over the top and to the floor.
Slow paced match so far. Punk tries to come back in but Jericho goes to kick him off the apron. Punk pulls through and Jericho goes down. Punk climbs to the top and nails the ax handle blow for a 2 count. Punk goes back to work on the shoulder and arm. Punk with a knee to the gut and another pin attempt. More action on the mat now. Jericho fights out of a hold and hits a bunch of right hands. Jericho runs into a boot and goes down. Punk springboards in with a clothesline but Jericho dodges it. Jericho with a shoulder block and another, as the crowd boos. Punk looks to be winded and gets taken down after going for a breather. Jericho with a bulldog. Punk dodges a Lionsault and barely hits a neckbreaker for a 2 count.
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