WWE Raw Results (4/16) – Punk Defends Against Henry, Cena Gets An Extreme Rules Warmup

Bill Pritchard

WWE RAW Results
By Bill Pritchard for Wrestlezone.com
April 16th 2012

WWE Championship
Mark Henry vs CM Punk (c)

Henry throws Punk in the corner and drops him with a headbutt, then Punk rolls away and tries to kick Henry in the legs. He strikes him a few times but Henry catches him and powerslams him on the mat, then Punk falls out of the ring and Henry goes after him. Punk slides in the ring and hits a suicide dive, but Henry comes back by whipping Punk into the ringpost and shoking him on it. Henry runs at him but Punk gets a boot up, then he repeats it before running along the barricade and connecting with a bulldog. Punk fights to pull Henry back in the ring, but Henry shifts and throws Punk into the apron.

Punk kicks Henry in the ribs a few times then jumps at him from the apron, but Henry catches him and throws him into the barricade as we go to a break.When we get back, Punk runs the ropes but Henry drops him with a clothesline, then steps on his chest and locks up with him on the apron but Punk snaps his head on the ropes. Punk grabs a chair and hits him with it to get a near fall, then he winds up again but Henry kicks him in the stomach and hits him with the chair. Henry wedges the chair in the turnbuckle pads and tries to throw Punk into it, but Punk counters with several punches to the head.

Punk runs towards the corner, but Henry clotheslines him and puts him in a bearhug until Punk elbows his way out of it. Punk chop blocks Henry's knee and connects with a DDT for two, then he goes up top and leaps off but Henry catches him and goes for a World's Strongest Slam. Punk floats over and hits an enziguiri, then he hits a running knee and goes for a bulldog but Henry throws him across the ring and runs at him towards the corner. Punk dodges him and Henry crashes headfirst into the chair in the turnbuckles, then Punk takes the chair to the top rope and uses it to hit an elbow drop for the win.

Winner – CM Punk

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