- We get a National Guard video and a shout-out to members of the Detroit National Guard in the crowd.
- We get a promo for the feud between CM Punk and Paul Heyman.
No DQ Handicap Elimination Match: CM Punk vs. Curtis Axel and Paul Heyman
We go to the ring and out first comes WWE Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axel and his partner Paul Heyman. CM Punk is out next to a big pop.
Punk comes out with a kendo stick and is ready to fight. Heyman rolls out of the ring with Axel. We see Axel also has a kendo stick in hand now. Punk starts out with kendo sticks to Axel. Punk chokes Axel with the stick and drops him. Punk leaps out to the floor and takes out Heyman. Punk rolls Heyman in the ring and goes to hit him with a kendo stick shot but Axel makes the save with a low blow. Heyman retreats to the floor as Axel goes to work on Punk.
Axel with kendo stick shots to Punk now. 2 count by Axel. Heyman yells that he believes in Axel. Axel brings a steel chair in the ring as a "walrus" chant starts up. Punk fights back and blocks the chair shot. Axel turns it back around with a big dropkick. Fans chant for tables. Axel keeps control as Heyman warms up on the floor. Axel brings a table out from under the ring and the fans pop. Axel brings it in the ring and sets the table up in the corner. Axel goes to suplex Punk through the table but Punk blocks it. Punk turns it around but Axel blocks Punk's suplex attempts. Axel nails a snap suplex on the mat for a 2 count. Axel drops an elbow from the corner and covers for another pin attempt. Axel with a headlock now. Axel misses another shot from the corner. Punk sends Axel flying into a steel chair that was propped up in the corner.
Punk comes back with offense and hits a swinging neckbreaker. Punk with the running knee in the corner and a clothesline. Punk goes to the top for the elbow drop but Axel rolls to the floor. Punk runs the ropes for a suicide dive to the floor but Axel dodges it and hits Punk with a steel chair. Axel brings Punk back in the ring for a 2 count. Axel nails a swinging neckbreaker for a 2 count now. Axel with right hands to the back of the head. Axel grabs a kendo stick and wails away on Punk. Axel slides out of GTS. Punk nails him with a kendo stick. Punk nails GTS and applies the Anaconda Vise. Axel taps out and is eliminated.
Punk keeps the hold applied for a few more seconds and starts smiling. Heyman takes off for the back but Punk chases him up the ramp, across the stag and into the crowd. Punk catches Heyman when he gets back into the ring. Punk pulls Heyman's face up by his nose and smacks him around. Heyman pleads with Punk and hugs him. Punk laughs and beats Heyman with the kendo stick. Punk unloads as Heyman screams. Punk pulls a chain and handcuffs out of his boot. Punk fastens Heyman's arms behind his back. Punk beats Heyman some more with the kendo stick.
Punk continues and spits in Heyman's face. Ryback runs down, Punk turns around and Ryback sends him crashing through the table propped up in the corner. Ryback rolls Heyman on top of Punk for the win.
Winner: Paul Heyman
- After the bell, Ryback rolls Heyman out of the ring and carries him to the back on his shoulder. Punk is laid out in the ring. We go to replays. We come back and officials are checking on Punk in the ring. Punk gets up and he's pissed, shoving away one of the referees. Fans chant for Punk as he exits the ring.