We go to the ring and out first comes World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio waving a Mexican flag. Out next comes a returning John Cena to a big mixed reaction.
We get official ring introductions from Lilian Garcia. She introduces Del Rio in Spanish. They lock up and go at it, trading holds. Cena rolls to the floor to take a breather and adjusts the protective sleeve on his arm. Cena comes back in and Del Rio takes control. They break again and Del Rio unloads on Cena with kicks and punches. Cena fights back and backs Del Rio into the corner. Cena nails a bulldog for a 2 count. Del Rio kicks Cena in the face and dropkicks him. Del Rio kicks Cena in the arm, sending him out to the floor. Del Rio goes to the floor and slams Cena's arm into the steel steps.
Del Rio brings it back in the ring and keeps control of Cena. Cena goes for Del Rio's leg but Del Rio kicks him off. Cena runs right back but Del Rio catches him with a German suplex for a 2 count. Del Rio goes back to work on Cena's injured arm. Cena fights to his feet and out of the hold. Cena nails a dropkick on Del Rio. Cena runs into a shoulder and goes back down. Del Rio stomps on the arm. Del Rio goes to the top and comes crashing down on Cena for another 2 count. Del Rio works on the arm once again. We see Damien Sandow watching backstage with his briefcase. Del Rio keeps control of Cena and uses the ropes. Del Rio charges but misses and lands out on the floor.
Del Rio drops Cena as he makes his way back into the ring. Del Rio goes to the top and waits for Cena to get up. Cena dropkicks Del Rio out of mid-air. Cena runs the ropes and hits the usual set of moves for his comeback. Cena hits the Five Knuckle Shuffle to a mixed reaction. Cena goes for the AA but Del Rio slides out and nails a Backstabber for a 2 count. Cena blocks the cross armbreaker but runs into the turnbuckles. Del Rio misses an enziguri. Cena nails a tornado DDT for a close 2 count. Cena goes to the top but Del Rio runs up and nails the enziguri for a close 2 count. We see Sandow getting ready backstage. Cena ducks another enziguri but misses the STF. Cena can't hit the AA either. Del Rio nails a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker for a 2 count.
Del Rio turns Cena upside down in the corner and charges. Cena pulls himself up and Del Rio runs into the ring post. Cena climbs up and hits a big crossbody for a 2 count. Del Rio drops Cena with an armbar on his bar arm. Del Rio hits the cross armbreaker but Cena rolls through and applies the STF. Del Rio crawls for the ropes and breaks the hold. Del Rio with the super kick to the gut. Del Rio nails a roundhouse to the head and covers for another 2 count. Del Rio applies the cross armbreaker on Cena's bad arm. Del Rio rolls down the protective sleeve. Cena powers up with the hold still applied and powerbombs Del Rio to break it. Cena goes for the AA but it's blocked. Cena blocks Del Rio and nails the AA for the win.
Winner and New World Heavyweight Champion: John Cena
- After the match, Cena celebrates and heads to the back with his title. No cash-in attempt by Damien Sandow.
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