WWE RAW Results (1/2) – Punk Defends Against Ziggler, The Person Behind ‘It Begins’ Is Finally Revealed

Bill Pritchard

Dolph hits a neckbreaker but Punk fights back to his feet with some right hands, then he hits a spinning kick that knocks Dolph out to the floor. Punk runs the ropes and goes to dive outside, but Dolph jumps up and punches him in the head the snaps his neck down on the ropes and goes for a cover. Punk kicks out at two then they slug it out until Dolph goes for a sleeperhold, but Punk counters with a release suplex for two and he picks up Dolph and hits a back heel kick. He watches Dolph pull himself up and runs at him and gets hit with an elbow, but Dolph tries to run back at him and Punk powerslams him for another near fall.

Punk goes for a suplex and Dolph slides out then hits a legdrop bulldog for two, then follows it with a corner splash and an inverted powerslam. He gets another near fall and goes for a Zig Zag, but Punk holds on to the turnbuckle and pushes Dolph off of him and drops the turnbuckle pad. Punk hits a corner knee and bulldog and goes for a GTS, but John Laurinaitis comes out and tells the ref about the turnbuckle pad. He puts Dolph in the Anaconda Vice and gets him to tap, but the ref is distracted and Dolph gets up and shoves Punk into John. Punk ducks a Zig Zag attempt and goes for a GTS, but John gets back up on the apron so Punk drops Dolph and goes back over.

Dolph shoves Punk back towards John and this time John drops down and pulls the top rope and Punk falls out to the floor while John gets out of the way. Punk struggles to get back into the ring but the ref counts him out and he gets back in the ring as John heads backstage and Dolph runs around ringside celebrating. He grabs the title like he won it and yells and holds up the title, then takes off through the crowd as Punk tries to go after him, and Punk gets back in the ring and looks visibly pissed off.

Winner (by count out) – Dolph Ziggler

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