Cena is shown being checked on by the doctor’s at the last minute, before Del Rio’s music hits, and we go back out to ringside for the next match.
World Heavyweight Championship Match
- John Cena (c) vs. Alberto Del Rio
Del Rio comes out waving his flag, and the fans couldn’t really seem to care less.
Cena’s music hits, and the champion gets a mixed reaction, but there’s a good bit of positivity from his home town on his way down to the ring.
After formal ring introductions from Lillian Garcia (in Spanish for Del Rio, of course), we’re ready to begin.
The bell rings, and both men begin circling each other. There are a good number of Cena Sucks signs in the crowd. Del Rio goes behind Cena, but Cena breaks his grip and puts Del Rio in a head lock. Del Rio turns things around into a head lock of his own. Cena pushes Del Rio off, but eats a quick shoulder block. Another lock up, and another head lock from Cena. Cena hits a headlock takeover, but Del Rio fights right up to his feet and out of the hold. Cena hits a shoulder block, but gets caught with a hip toss from Del Rio. Del Rio puts Cena into a side headlock on the mat.
Cena fights up to his feet, and out of the hold. Del Rio hits a shoulderblock, and catches Cena with a kick to the back of the knee before grinding his boot into Cena’s face. Del Rio hits a snap suplex that’s good for two. Del Rio traps Cena’s arm in a keylock hold, but Cena fights up, shouldering Del Rio in the process. Del Rio drops down, then hits a big clothesline on Cena for another two count. Del Rio hits a stiff kick to Cena’s back before going for the arm again. Cena’s in the ropes, so the ref breaks it up. Del Rio heads to the top rope, and leaps off with a really sloppy punch to the arm.
Del Rio and Cena fight to the outside where Cena blocks his head from being driven into the ring steps, but ends up being whipped into them instead. Del Rio brings things back into the ring for another two count before pounding away at Cena’s head. Del Rio stomps away at Cena before heading to the top rope again. Del Rio leaps off with a sloppy double axe handle for two. Del Rio traps Cena in an arm bar, but Cena fights out of it pretty quickly. Cena hits a series of rights, but charges across the ring and misses Del Rio, crashing into the turnbuckle. Del Rio hits a kick to the back of Cena’s arm before choking Cena with his boot.
Cena pulls himself to his feet, using Del Rio for support. Cena hits a shoulder tackle, but misses the second, and Cena flies to the outside. Del Rio heads out after him and tosses Cena into the barricade. Del Rio climbs the stairs and mocks Cena before heading back into the ring. Cena gets back to the apron and snaps Del Rio’s neck across the top rope, but on his way into the ring he’s caught with a clothesline from Del Rio. Del Rio traps Cena in another keylock hold, wearing down the champ.
Cena fights back up to his feet, shouldering Del Rio again. Del Rio grabs onto the ropes and fights out of it. Cena hits dual shoulder tackles, but Del Rio follows up with a backstabber out of nowhere for two. Del Rio climbs to the top, and mocks Cena once more, but he leaps off right into a dropkick from Cena.
Cena hits the belly to back suplex, and tries for the five knuckle shuffle, but Del Rio counters with a kick to the head and a DDT for two. Del Rio wraps Cena’s arm around the rope and wrenches away, but he misses the back splash when Cena moves out of the way, and Del Rio slips through the ropes and out to the floor.
Cena vs. Del Rio hasn't been bad. It's told a good story. I'm just not sure the interest is there #SurvivorSeries
— Richard Gray (@wnwdotcom) November 25, 2013
Del Rio makes it into the ring at 9, and walks right into a belly to back suplex. Cena hits the five knuckle shuffle, but Del Rio counters the AA into a bridging German suplex for two. Del Rio calls for Cena to stand, but he misses the enzugiri in the corner. Del Rio counters the STF, but Cena comes right back with a giant tornado DDT out of the corner for two. Cena goes to the apron and climbs to the top turnbuckle, but Del Rio catches him with the enzugiri for two.
Del Rio comes in with a big clubbing blow to the back of Cena. Del Rio seats Cena on the top rope and pulls him back in the tree of woe, choking Cena with his boot. Del Rio runs in with a spear, but Cena sits up and Del Rio runs into the ring post. Cena stands on the top rope and leaps off with a huge rocker dropper for two.
Cena runs right into a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker, but he still kicks out at two. Del Rio calls for the cross armbreker, floating over, but Cena counters, going right into the STF. Del Rio reaches for the ropes, touching them with one finger to break the hold. Del Rio kicks Cena in the gut, then hits another kick flush to the face. Cena kicks out of a pin attempt at two.
Del Rio tries for the armbreaker again, but Cena pops up Del Rio into a big neckbreaker for two. Cena pulls himself up with the ropes, and he heads to the top again. Cena leaps off into a cross body, but Del Rio rolls through into the cross armbreaker. Del Rio rips at Cena’s arm, but Cena stands and slams Del Rio down to the mat.
Del Rio stands, and Cena shoulders him. Cena avoids the armbreaker and hits the AA, getting the three count.
Winner and STILL World Heavyweight Champion: John Cena
Following the match, Cena drops to one knee and holds his title high in front of a sea of ‘Cena sucks’ signs. It’s a pretty great visual.
Santino and R-Truth are shown arguing about who’s going to win Money in the Bank. They then begin playing with action figures, and Los Matadores come in from out of nowhere, with El Torito. Fandango also buts in when R-Truth says it’s time to dance. John Laurinaitis comes in out of nowhere when someone says the word ‘power’ and Laurinaitis talks about people power before everyone watches R-Truth and Santino play with toys.