Date: March 11th, 2013
We are LIVE in: Indianapolis, Indiana
Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler
A video tribute to William “Paul Bearer” Moody plays to start the show. RIP, Will.
After the video plays, The Undertaker comes out and makes his way to the ring. In the ring rests an urn on a stool. Taker enters the ring and stands in front of the urn. He then kneels before the urn and a picture of Paul Bearer is shown on the tron.
The tribute is interrupted by CM Punk. Punk walks to the top of the ramp with a mic in hand.
Punk: Simmer down, simmer down. I think you misunderstand me coming out here. I wanted to come out here an extend my heartfelt condolences. I want to extend my heartfelt apologies for your loss…at WrestleMania. The silver lining in all of this tragedy is that to Paul Bearer you will always be perfect. You will always be 20-0. But to everybody else, in four weeks, you’re going to be 20-1. And the night after WrestleMania we won’t be playing any heartfelt tributes to Paul Bearer. We’ll be showing a new video. A video about me. And to everyone here your grandchildren will be asking you where you were when CM Punk beat the streak.
Punk raises his arms up in acclamation. Taker just stares at him.
Coming up next, Big Show takes on Shield member Seth Rollins.
Backstage, Big Show is talking to a member of the crew.
During the commercial break, Punk was egging the fans on when Kane came out, grabs Punk and tried to chokeslam him off the stage, but Punk managed to get away. Kane went after him.
Meanwhile, Kane is walking down the hallway.
Kane starts throwing everything he touches.
Kane goes into the locker room and tosses one of the wrestlers across the room before leaving.
Kane: PUNK! WHERE IS HE?!
After seeing that he wasn’t there, Kane leaves.
Big Show comes out and heads to the ring for his match with Rollins.
A video plays of last week on Raw. After the show ended The Shield came out and attacked Big Show from behind.
Rollins comes out along with Shield members Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns.
[Big Show vs. Seth Rollins w/Dean Ambrose & Roman Reigns]
Bell sounds. Show kicks Seth into a corner. He whips Seth to the opposite side and runs at him for a butt bump. Seth counters and kicks Show. Show simply throws him out of the ring into Ambrose. He exits the ring. Reigns goes after him and Show shoves him into the barricade. Ambrose and Seth attack Show from behind causing a disqualification.
[Winner by Disqualification: Big Show]
They continue to assault Show, but Show manages to fight them off. He throws Ambrose into the ring. Ambrose gets up and kicks Show while he’s down. He grabs Show by the head and Show simply throws him off. Seth enters the ring. Show grabs him for a chokeslam, but Reigns out of nowhere with a spear to Show. The Shield beats down on Show until he stops moving. Then then hold him up for Reigns. They lift him up and Reigns puts him on his shoulders for a triple powerbomb! Ambrose, Rollins and Reigns bump fists together while standing over Show.
Backstage, Punk walks over to Managing Supervisor Vickie Guerrero and her assistant Brad Maddox.
Punk: Who’s running this show? You in charge, Maddox? Did you see what happened? Last I saw it was CM Punk against The Undertaker. I don’t know why Kane attacked me. His little brother shouldn’t be fighting his battles.
Vickie: Punk, you disrespected the memory of Paul Bearer, and God have mercy on your soul at WrestleMania. And may He have mercy on you when you take on Kane tonight in a no disqualification match.
Punk leaves looking frustrated.
Back at ringside, Daniel Bryan comes out and heads to the ring for a match with Dolph Ziggler.
A video plays of last week on Smackdown when AJ got splashed with water by Ricardo Rodriguez and Bryan made a joke about it backstage.
Bryan waits in the ring for Ziggler.
A video plays of Paul Bearer’s debut on the Brother Love show in 1991.
Ziggler is already in the ring. AJ and Big E are outside the ring.
[Daniel Bryan vs. Dolph Ziggler w/AJ Lee & Big E Langston]
Bell sounds. Bryan and Ziggler grapple. Ziggler with an arm wrench. Bryan flips out of it and catches him with a back body drop into an arm wrench. Ziggler gets up. Bryan shoves him into the ropes. Ziggler leap frogs and Bryan catches him foot for a takedown into a surfboard submission. Bryan slides Ziggler’s shoulders down for a one count. Bryan with an uppercut. Ziggler fights back with a dropkick to the chin for one count. Ziggler kicks Bryan, then slams his face into the turnbuckle. Bryan grabs Ziggler and throws him in the corner. Bryan with multiple kicks to the side. He whips Ziggler, runs to the corner and hits a running dropkick. He covers for two. Bryan grabs Ziggler’s arm and snaps it over his shoulder once, twice. He twists the wrist and then places the arm on the ground before stomping on his hand. Ziggler gets up and knocks Bryan into the turnbuckle. He runs and Bryan back drops him out of the ring. Bryan goes for a suicide dive, but Big E hops on the apron and halts him. Bryan stares at Langston.
Ziggler has Bryan in a headlock. He does a headstand while applying the hold. Bryan gets to his feet and punches Ziggler off. Ziggler goes for a dropkick, but Bryan counters with a slingshot into the turnbuckle. Bryan kicks Ziggler and whips him. Ziggler reverses. Bryan back flips off the turnbuckle, runs the ropes and hits a running clothesline. Bryan runs at Ziggler and Ziggler with a boot. Ziggler goes for the sleeper, but Bryan counters and shoves Ziggler into the ropes. He rolls him up and Ziggler changes momentum into a cover. Bryan slips out of it and Ziggler kicks him down. Bryan gets back up and hits Ziggler with side kicks to the chest followed by a spinning roundhouse to the back of the head. He covers and gets a two count. Bryan climbs to the top of the turnbuckle and Ziggler crashes into Bryan. Ziggler climbs up and Bryan moves out of the way causing Ziggler to land on the crown jewels. Bryan goes for a back suplex off the top, but Ziggler counters with a cross body for a close two count. Bryan and Ziggler get up. Ziggler goes for a back suplex, but Bryan lands on his feet. Bryan gets on Ziggler’s shoulders and Ziggler drops Bryan’s head against the ropes. He hits the legdrop bulldog for a count of two. Ziggler gets on top of Bryan and pummel him with rights. Bryan counters with the No Lock. AJ gets in the ring and distracts the ref while Langston pulls Ziggler’s leg on the rope for a rope break. Bryan turns to Langston and Ziggler gets a roll up. Bryan counters with a second No Lock submission, but Ziggler slips out of it. Bryan goes for a roundhouse kick, but Ziggler ducks it, grabs Bryan from behind and hits Zig Zag for the three count.
[Winner via Pinfall: Dolph Ziggler]
Ziggler and AJ kiss to celebrate. Langston stands over Bryan. He picks Bryan up, puts him over his shoulder and hits the Big Ending. All three leave the ring.
A video plays recapping last week when Triple H announced that he was challenging Brock Lesnar to a match at WrestleMania.
Tonight, Lesnar addresses Triple H’s challenge.
Tensai and Brodus Clay come out and enter the ring. They dance for a bit. Tensai will be competing.
Justin Roberts announces Fandango
Fandango doesn’t come out. Tensai grabs the mic.
Tensai: Fandango! Come out here now!
Fandango’s music plays and a ballroom dancer comes out. A few seconds later Fandago himself steps out.
Fandango: No…no…Tensai, you mispronounce my name. And on top of that, you are a disgrace to the world of dance. Even the people here in the Midwest who don’t know anything about the world of arts will agree that you two are an abomination. I’ll come down to the ring when you get my name right.
Fandango: No no no. Not you, Joshua. I wanna hear my name spoken through the beautiful, sensual lips of the Funkadactyl, Naomi. Hi, Naomi. She’s the only one with any real rhythm and talents. Baby, you’re better than all of this.
Roberts hands her the mic. Tensai takes it.
Fandango: No no no. I won’t listen to you say my name. Congratulations, Tensai. You just cost everyone the chance to watch a match with…FAN…DAN…GO!
A trailer for GI Joe: Retaliation plays.
Up next, the New Age Outlaws take on Team Rhodes Scholars!
Another Paul Bearer clips plays showing his return to WWE at WrestleMania 20.
Cody and Shadow are in the ring.
Sandow: SILENCE! The following interpretation is brought to you by taste and good form. Cody
Cody: DUN DUN DUN DUN DUN!
Sandow: Oh, you were not aware of this!
Cody: DUN DUN DUN DUN DUN!
Sandow: Your posterior better contact someone at once!
Cody: Ladies and gentlemen, young people of all ages, we proudly bring to you the intellectual saviors of the masses, team Rhodes Scholars!
Sandow: And if you’re not “down” with that, we have two words for you…YOU’RE WELCOME!
The Outlaws come out.
Dogg: You dang right! It’s me, it’s me, it’s that D-O-GG! Once again with that B-A-double crooked letter!
They enter the ring
Dogg: Very clever, ladies. Now let us show you how it’s done. Indianapolis, Indiana, are you ready!? This one’s for you, Percy! Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, the WWE proudly brings to you the five time WWE Tag Team Champions of the world…THE NEW AGE OUTLAWS!
Billy: And if you’re not down with that, we got two words for ya…
Crowd: SUCK IT!
[New Age Outlaws vs. Team Rhodes Scholars]
Bell sounds. Rodd and Cody start off. Dogg with an arm wrench, but Cody lands a right and punches him in the corner. He whips him, and Dogg counters with a jiving right hands. Sandow enter the ring and Dogg with a right hand. Cody catches him with Disaster piece.
Brock Lesnar suddenly comes out with Paul Heyman. Brock enters the ring. Billy Gunn attacks him, but Brock lands some knees to the gut, lifts him up and hits the F-5. The match ends.
Lesnar picks Road Dogg up and gives him an F-5 as well. Lesnar stands over the Outlaws and Heyman grabs a mic.
Heyman: So…let me get this straight. Triple H wants Brock to know that “The Game” is on. Well Brock Lesnar doesn’t play games. Brock Lesnar hurts people. Take for example Shawn Michaels, Triple H’s best friend. Brock Lesnar broke him arm. Take for example Vincent Kennedy McMahon, not only chairman of the board but Triple H’s father-in-law. Lesnar broke him in half to a point where Stephanie and her children had to watch her father be put in an ambulance with tears down her face. Tell me Triple H, what that must do to a man. And now the New Age Outlaws laid to waste, F-5’d into oblivion.
Heyman: I know everyone wants to hear the answer. Will Brock Lesnar fight Triple H at WrestleMania. And the answer is…YES! But, and ladies and gentlemen, there is a but attached to this. Lesnar will fight Triple H at WrestleMania only if we get to name the stipulations. And Brock Lesnar won’t tell you those stipulations until after Triple H signs the contract. Now you see the dilemma we put Triple H in. You either blindly accept the challenge, or you disappoint the WWE Universe, your wife, your children, your father-in-law, and most of all…you disappoint yourself. And if you ain’t down with that, I got two words for you. BROCK…LESNAR!
Heyman and Lesnar leave the ring.
Tonight, Kane takes on CM Punk in a No Disqualification match.
Kofi Kingston is in the ring for a match.
His opponent, Mark Henry, comes out and enters the ring.
Bell sounds. Henry and Kingston trade punches. Henry with a headbutt to Kingston. Henry shoves Kingston in the corner and delivers a right elbow. Hr runs forward and connects with a running splash. Kingston is down. Henry grabs Kingston and applies a bear hug submission. Henry throws Kingston into the corner, then hoists him on his shoulder. Kingston slips down and runs at Henry. Henry with a knee to the jaw that knocks Kingston out of the ring. Henry exits the ring and runs at Kingston, but Kingston ducks and Henry hits the turnbuckle. Kingston gets on the apron and knocks Henry back down with a dropkick. Henry rolls back into the ring. Kingston climbs to the top. He leaps off for a cross body, but Henry catches him in his arms and hits the World’s Strongest Slam for the three count.
[Winner via Pinfall: Mark Henry]
Cody and Kaitlyn are backstage.
Cody: Kaitlyn, I’m glad I ran into you. I mustache you a question.
Cody: …mustache. Must ask. Huh?
Sandow walks over to Cody.
Sandow: Ah, there you are. I have a question for you. Seeing as how a certain victory has been taken from us, how would you like to have two more suitable companions? By that I mean they’re double the usual Divas.
The camera turns to the Bella Twins who have returned to WWE.
Cody: Brie and Nikki Bella?
Kaitlyn: I thought you two got fired?
Bella: Well we’re back.
Nicki: And the Divas Division has never needed us more.
Vickie walks over to them.
Vickie: Ladies, i’m sorry, but your night out has to be cut short. Because your earlier match didn’t finish, you two are gonna pull double duty tonight when you face the team of Sheamus and Randy Orton.
Vickie leaves and Cody and Sandow look upset. Nikki and Brie comfort them.
Back at ringside, Ryback comes out and enters the ring for a match.
Heath Slater of 3MB is his opponent.
[Ryback vs. Heath Slater w/3MB]
Bell sounds.Mark Henry comes out on stage. Slater punches Ryback a bit, then runs the ropes. Ryback grabs Slater and lifts him up for a gorilla press slam. He runs the ropes and clotheslines Ryback. Ryback sets Slater up and hits a meathook clothesline. Ryback puts Slater over his shoulders and hits Shellshock for the three count.
[Winner via Pinfall: Ryback]
Drew attacks Ryback from behind, but Ryback manages to hit Drew with shellshock. Henry enters the ring. Henry grabs Drew and drops him with World’s Strongest Slam. Ryback grabs Drew and hits Shellshock again. They stare at each other again. Henry grabs Drew and delivers another World’s Strongest Slam. Henry and Ryback go face to face.
Tonight, Orton and Sheamus take on Team Rhodes Scholars.
Also tonight, Kane and Punk face in a no disqualification match.
Up next, World Champion Alberto Del Rio takes on United States Champion Antonio Cesaro.
A trailer for The Call starring Halle Berry plays. David Otunga is in it. Yup.
Antonio Cesaro is already in the ring.
Ricardo Rodriguez announces the World Champion Alberto Del Rio to the ring.
[Alberto Del Rio vs. Antonio Cesaro]
Bell sounds. Cesaro with an arm lock into a hammerlock. He shoves Del Rio into the corner and delivers a headbutt. Del Rio with kicks to the head an a hurricarana. He runs at Cesaro and knocks him into the ropes. He climbs the top and hits a cross body for two. Del Rio climbs the turnbuckle again and Cesaro trips up his leg causing him to fall to the mat and hit his head on the turnbuckle pad. Cesaro stomps on him before applying a headlock. Cesaro whips Del Rio into the turnbuckle and hits a running European uppercut. Cesaro stomps on Del Rio’s neck and applies another headlock. Del Rio gets back up and Cesar with a knee to the face. He runs and Del Rio side steps before hitting a clothesline. Cesaro off the ropes and Del Rio with a tilt-a-whirl slam. Del Rio waits for Cesaro to get up before hitting a crescent kick for two. Del Rio signals for the cross arm breaker. Cesaro counters and shoves Del Rio into the ropes. Del Rio trapes Cesaro into the ropes and lands some kidney punches before hitting a backstabber for two. Del Rio climbs the top once more. He jumps off and Cesaro with a big time uppercut for two and half. Cesaro picks Del Rio to his knee and hits a running kick to the head. Cesaro grabs him and twists the arm only for Del Rio to counter with the Cross Arm Breaker submission. Cesaro taps out.
[Winner via Submission: Alberto Del Rio]
Kane is backstage being interviewed by Josh Matthews.
Matthews: Kane, this has to be a troubling time for you.
Kane doesn’t say anything. He has an urn in his arm. He looks at it for a bit, then walks away.
Up next, a preview of the WrestleMania main event between The Rock and John Cena.
Another Paul Bearer moment. Back in 1997 Bearer announced that Undertaker’s brother was alive and at Badd Blood: In Your House Kane made his debut.
A promotional video plays showing Cena/Rock at last year’s WrestleMania, and how both Cena and Rock got to their current positions heading towards WrestleMania 29.
Back at ringside, Randy Orton comes out and heads to the ring for his tag match.
Team Rhodes Scholars are already in the ring.
Orton’s partner, Sheamus, comes out next.
[Sheamus & Randy Orton vs. Team Rhodes Scholars]
Bell sounds. Orton and Sandow start off. They grapple. Sandow with a side headlock. Orton shoves Sandow into the ropes. Orton leapfrogs over Sandow and catches him with a back elbow. Uppercut to Sandow followed by a suplex for one. Tag to Sheamus. Orton whips Sandow into Sheamus with a battering ram on Sandow. Sheamus grabs Sandow and Sandow punches Sheamus into his corner. Tag to Cody. Cody enters the ring and lands some punches. Off the ropes and Sheamus grabs him before hitting a rolling senton. Cody whips Sheamus and Sheamus with a kick to the head. he goes off the ropes and Sandow pulls the ropes causing Sheamus to fall out of the ring. Sandow with a clothesline to Sheamus. Cody rolls Sheamus back in the ring and covers for one. Tag to Sandow. Sandow with a right hand and a couple elbow drops to the face for another one count. Tag to Cody. Cody runs the ropes and hits a knee to the face for two. Cody with a chin lock. Sheamus gets back up. Cody whips Sheamus and goes for a hip toss, but Sheamus counters with a clothesline. Sheamus crawls over to Orton and makes the tag. Orton with two clotheslines and a powerslam to Cody. Orton grabs Cody and hits a t-bone suplex for two. He puts Cody on the apron, grabs him by the neck for a DDT, but Sandow pulls Cody out of the ring. Orton goes after Sandow, and Sandow shoves Orton face first into the post.
Cody grabs Orton and throws him back in the ring. Tag to Sandow. Cody holds Orton’s arms while Sandow drives knees into his chest. He hooks the leg for a two count. Sandow with a side russian leg sweep followed by the elbow of disdain for another two count. Tag to Cody. Cody kicks Orton to keep him down. He picks him up and hits a forward suplex for another two count. Cody climbs to the top, but Orton shakes the ropes causing Cody to drop on the turnbuckle pad. Orton climbs up the turnbuckle, grabs Cody and hits a superplex. Orton and Cody crawl to their corners. Tag to Sandow and Sheamus! Sheamus with running forearms to Sandow followed by a spear into the turnbuckle followed by a running knee. Sandow goes on the apron and Sheamus with a ten count of clubbing blows to the chest. He throws Sandow back in. Sheamus lifts Sandow up and hits White Noise. Sheamus sets up for the Brogue Kick. Cody tries to stop him, but Orton catches him with the RKO! Sheamus hits Sandow with the Brogue Kick and gets the three count.
[Winners via Pinfall: Randy Orton & Sheamus]
Up next, it’s Chris Jericho’s Highlight Reel with special guests The Miz and Wade Barrett.
Still to come, Kane takes on Punk in a no DQ match.
During the commercial break, The Shield attacked Sheamus and Orton and left them lying on the stage.
Some Tout videos play of members of the WWE Universe talking about their favorite Paul Bearer moments.
The Highlight Reel has started. Chris Jericho comes out and heads to the ring.
Jericho: Welcome to…RAW. IS. JERICHO! And this is the Highlight Reel! Is this jacket working? My guest tonight is the star of the surprise hit new movie from WWE Studios, it’s called The Marine 3. Let’s watch a clip. Monkeys, roll the footage!
A clip from The Marine 3 plays.
Jericho: Did you see my magic trick? I made my Jeritron 6000 disappear just like that! The Marine 3 looks awesome! My guest here tonight is THE MIZ!
The Miz comes out and heads to the ring.
Miz: You know it’s nice to finally be a guest instead of a host. This is a great set.
Jericho: Yeah, I used to have seats and a Jeritron, but I guess there’s been some budget issues. But anyway, you’ve got a hit movie, man! Congratulations!
Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett comes out.
Barrett: You have GOT to be kidding me. THIS guy taking the world by storm? He’s not an actor. Not like me with my movie Dead Man Down. It opened in the top 5 at the Box Office. Take a look at this and you’ll see exactly why.
A clip plays from Dead Man Down. It’s important to note that Barrett is nowhere to be seen.
Barrett: Now THAT is a movie! THAT is what we should be talking about.
Miz: Oh, we get it. ‘I’m Wade Barett! I was in a movie with Colin Ferrell!”
Barrett: If that was an impersonation of me, that proves you lack in range. I can do everything. This past week i’ve rejected dozen of offers because i’m too busy being the Intercontinental Champion. I’m too busy being Wade Barrett.
Miz: Because the way I see it, you’re only talking about your movie to distact the fact you haven’t won a match in weeks.
Jericho: Really? Reeeeeeeeeeeally?!
Wade: I suggest you shut your mouth before I drop you right now.
Jericho takes his jacket off. He and Barrett go face to face.
Jericho: Let me remind you who you’re talking to, junior. I brought you into this company, and you’ve done a great job. Two time Intercontinental Champion. But let me remind you i’m a NINE time Intercontinental champion. NINE times! More than any performer in this company. Maybe i’ll make it 10. What do you say, Wadsey? Shall I make it 10!
Brad Maddox comes out.
Maddox: STOP IT! Stop it right now! You three aren’t going to act like that on MY show! I’m sorry…please allow me to introduce me. I’m Brad Maddox, and I have a very exciting announcement from the supervising team of BRICKIE! That’s…Vickie and me. Tensions are high, and you guys need to chill out. I know you all want to be Intercontinental Champion. It’s the most prestigious title there is. So let’s do this. Wade, you’ll defend the Intercontinental title in a match next week against the winner of this next match between The Miz and Chris Jericho.
Wade leaves the ring while Miz and Jericho prepare for their match.
[Chris Jericho vs. The Miz]
The match is already in progress. Wade Barrett is at commentary. Jericho gabs Miz and applies a headlock. Miz gets up and shoves Jericho into the corner. He whips him to the other side. He runs and Jericho boots him. He goes for a bulldog, but Miz with two clotheslines. Jericho ducks a third and goes to the top rope for a double axe handle. Jericho runs at Miz and Miz with a boot to the face for two. Jericho gets back up and delivers a couple chops to the chest. Miz grabs Jericho and goes for a neckbreaker/backbreaker, but Jericho shoves him off and hits a running bulldog. He goes for the lionsault, but Miz with knees to the midsection. Jericho at the turnbuckle. Miz goes for a running clothesline, but Jericho blocks it. He goes for the Walls of Jericho, but Miz counters and slips out of it. Miz with a dropkick to the leg. He goes for the figure four, but Jericho counters into another Walls. Miz counters with an inside cradle for two. Jericho gets to his feet and grabs Miz for another Walls of Jericho. Miz crawls his way to the ropes and grabs them. Miz rolls out of the ring. Jericho exits the ring and goes after him. He tries to smack Miz into the steps, but Miz fights out of it. Jericho grabs Miz and throws him into Barrett. Jericho throws Miz back into the ring, and Barrett attacks Jericho from behind causing the match to stop.
Barrett attacks Jericho and Miz, but Miz with a solid right hand knocks him against the announce table. He throws Barrett into the ring and delivers the Skull Crushing Finale. Jericho enters the ring and hits Barrett with the Codebreaker. Miz and Jericho looks down at Barrett.
The Ricardo and Del Rio parody of Zeb Colter and Jack Swagger from last week’s Smackdown plays.
Swagger and Zeb are backstage, and they’re heading to the ring for a match up next.
Another Paul Bearer video. It’s an interrogation comedy segment from WrestleMania 9 back in 1995.
Sin Cara is in the ring for a match.
His opponent, Jack Swagger, comes out with Zeb Colter.
Zeb: Cut the music! I’m not in a good mood and neither is Jack Swagger. We got big problems in this country, and there’s one in that ring right now. Mr. Sin Cara, a man without the decency to learn our language but is welcomed with opened arms. You people are programmed to cheer him because let’s face it, he’s got a nice little entrance and he bounces around like a nice little Mexican jumping bean. So lemme tell you something Mr. Sin Cara. I’m looking in these people’s eyes and I know they’re thinking the same thing I do. Come on, agree with me people! We know what you are. You know what you are? You’re a thief! Because every night somewhere 365 nights a year there’s a Sin Cara with his little band of amigos crossing our border taking something that belongs to an American. And you wanna know whose fault this is? It’s YOUR fault!
He points to the fans.
Zeb: You don’t say or do anything about it. Some of you are afraid to. Don’t be afraid. Zeb Colter’s not afraid. Jack Swagger’s not afraid. If you don’t wanna say it we’ll say it for you. Now the World Champion Alberto Del Rio, he says he was born in Mexico but made in America Well I got news for you, buddy. The only think you’ve made is you’ve made aware of what changes need to be made.
Swagger: And on April 7th I will usher in that change by bringing the World Championship back where it belongs; in Jack Swagger’s America. WE…THE PEOPLE!
[Sin Cara vs. Jack Swagger w/Zeb Colter]
Bell sounds. Cara attacks Swagger. Swagger grabs him and tries to powerbomb him, but Cara with a hurricarana that sends him out of the ring. He follows it up with a baseball slide and a dive off the top of the turnbuckle. He rolls back into the ring. Swagger tries to get in and Cara with kicks to the side. Cara jumps off the turnbuckle and goes for a hurricarana. He turns it into a sunset flip. Swagger gets out of it. Cara gets on the apron and catches Swagger with a kick to the head. He springboards off and Swagger with a boot to the face. Swagger grabs Cara’s leg and snaps it against the ropes. He applies the Patriot Act and Cara taps.
[Winner via Submission: Jack Swagger]
Swagger maintains the anklelock and doesn’t let go. Del Rio enters the ring and tackles Swagger saving Cara. Swagger lands right hands and Del Rio applies the Cross Arm Breaker on Swagger. Zeb pulls Swagger out of the ring before it’s locked in. Del Rio yells at Swagger to get back in the ring.
Halle Berry talks about her movie The Call. During the interview she gets a phone call from David Otunga. Otunga admits that he may have shared her phone number with someone. Berry hangs up. The phone rings again and Kane is on the other end. He wonders why Halle doesn’t return his fan mail. Halle asks if he’s the crazy guy in the mask whose address is “The Depths of Hell”. She is going to kill Otunga.
Kane: Does that mean we’re not going on that picnic?
She hangs up.
Up next, Kane takes on Punk in a No DQ match.
This Friday on Smackdown. Ryback takes on Mark Henry. Also, next week on Raw Wade Barrett will take on Miz and Chris Jericho in a triple threat match.
CM Punk comes out and heads to the ring for his match.
His opponent, Kane, comes out with the urn in his hands.
[No Disqualification Match]
[Kane vs. CM Punk]
As Kane puts the urn down, Punk dives out of the ring and lands on Kane. Punk with elbow strikes to the head. Kane gets back up and jabs Punk in the throat. Kane with knee strikes to the face followed by a throw into the barricade. Kane grabs Punk and throws him face first into the post. He lifts Punk up and drops him on top of the barricade. Kane with a right hand followed by a throw into the timekeeper’s area. Kane goes to the announce table and disassembles it. Punk grabs the ring bell and smacks Kane in the gut with it. He climbs up on the barricade and hits Kane with a double axe handle. Punk stares at the urn for a moment. He turns to Kane and Kane with a tv monitor to the chest. Kane grabs a piece of the announce table and drops it on Punk’s back. Kane puts Punk in the ring and drives elbows to the neck of Punk. Kane enters the ring and delivers a knee strike to the gut. He puts Punk on the turnbuckle and jabs him in the throat. Kane climbs to the top for a superplex, but Punk fights back with right hands followed by a rake to the eyes. Kane falls off and Punk leaps with an elbow drop to Kane for two. Punk gets up and kicks Kane into the corner. Punk runs at Kane and lands a running knee to the face. Punk steps back, runs and hits a second running knee to the face. He goes for a bulldog, but Kane fights it off and throws Punk out of the ring.
Kane whips Punk into the ropes. He lifts him up and Punk slips out. Punk climbs the turnbuckle and hits a clothesline for two. Punk has a chair in the ring. He wedges the chair into the turnbuckle. He then grabs Kane and lands a right hand. Whips into the chair, but Kane counters and Punk crashes into it. Kane takes a breather as Punk gets up and Kane with a clothesline. Into the turnbuckles and two more clotheslines for Punk followed by a side slam and a clothesline out of the ring. Kane exits the ring and whips Punk into the barricade. Kane throws a few steel chairs into the ring. He goes over to Punk, grabs him and throws him back in. Kane takes a chair and puts it on the mat. He goes for a chokeslam, but Punk counters with a DDT onto the chair. Punk covers and gets a two count. Punk takes the chair and drives it into Kane’s stomach and back. Punk mocks the Undertaker’s gesture and goes for another swing. Kane grabs Punk by the neck and Punk with a roundhouse kick to the back of the head. Punk goes for the GTS…
Punk is distracted. He turns back around and Kane catches him with a chokeslam for the three count.
[Winner via Pinfall: Kane]
The lights go out. Undertaker comes out and stands at the stage. Kane stands up and looks at him. Taker drops to one knee. Kane drops to one knee, and the two brothers pay respect to Paul Bearer. Punk comes from behind and hits Kane in the back of the head with the urn. He smacks him with the urn over and over again. Taker enters the ring and Punk escapes the ring with the urn in his hands. Punk looks at the urn in his hand, and then drops to one knee in a mocking kneel. Undertaker looks at him and gives him the cut-throat gesture as the show comes to an end.