WWE SummerSlam 2012: CM Punk vs. John Cena vs. Big Show Result
Did Punk get his respect?
Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif.
August 19, 2012
WWE Championship Triple Threat - Champ does not have to be pinned to lose title: CM Punk (C) vs. John Cena vs. Big Show
Punk comes out in pink Randy Savage style tights. Big Show knocks both wrestlers down with punches and headbutts. Show whips Cena into the corner and throws Punk down. Show domination early. Big chop to Cena's chest by Show. Ditto for Punk. Another bitch slap to the chest on Cena. And now Punk. Cena and Punk double teamed Show. They attempt a double suplex, but Show suplexes both of them. Punk kicks Show in the knee and actually attempted a Go To Sleep. Obviously, didn't get it. Cena attempts Attitude Adjustment, but Punk knocks him down from behind. Show continues to dominate.
Show misses the splash in the corner. Springboard crossbody by Punk caught by Show. Reversed into a Final Cut/Eye of The Hurricane. Cena runs in as Show sets up the KO punch. Spear by Show. Kick out by Cena. Show goes up for the Bonzai Drop on both wrestlers. Actually, a Bonzai splash. Punk moves out, but Cens gets hit. Punk thrown out of the ring by shown. Cena down on the outside now. Cena's barely gotten offense going. Show bounced Punk against the ropes on the outside after catching his suicide dive. Damn. Show slams Cena. Cena side slams Show and is clotheslined by Punk while attempting the five knuckle shuffle.
Punk up top. Flying elbow on Show. Show kicks out with authority, launching Punk a couple feet in the air. Punk goes for the Anaconda Vice. Show escapes. Cena goes for the STF. Show slams out of the submission. Punk back in the ring hits Show with his trademark high knee. And another. And another. Show throws Punk away from the running bulldog attempt. Fameasser off the top by Cena. Anaconda Vice on Show. Cena locks in STF. Show taps. No one knows if Cena or Punk won. Raw GM AJ Lee comes out to sort this mess.
AJ takes her sweet time to make the announcement and finally says "restart the match." Double chokeslam by Show. My friend Armando says "How does Cena not know how to take a chokeslam in 2012? He landed on his ass." That is true. Show misses the knockout shot. Cena hits the AA. Punk pushes Cena out of the ring and steals the pin.
Winner and still WWE Champion: CM Punk