WWE Title Match: John Cena vs. Alberto Del Rio
We go to the ring and Ricardo Rodriguez is in the ring for the introduction of WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio’s music plays for a minute before he finally comes walking out from the back. No introduction from Ricardo. Del Rio gets in the ring and asks Ricardo where his keys are, it sounds like. They argue when we hear an engine rev up. John Cena’s music hits and Cena comes in driving Del Rio’s yellow Ferrari. The crowd pops as Cena salutes and makes his way to the ring.
Del Rio interrupts Justin Roberts and says he doesn’t want to hear his horrible voice announce his beautiful name during formal ring introductions. Del Rio gives the mic to Ricardo Rodriguez and tells him to introduce him the right way, in Spanish. Roberts goes to introduce Cena but Cena grabs the mic. Cena cuts a promo and rips Del Rio and Rodriguez. Cena then does his own introduction, letting Roberts finish it for him. Here’s the bell and we’re ready to go.
Del Rio charges but Cena takes him down with a hadlock. They run the ropes and Cena hits a shoulder. Del Rio rolls to the apron to regroup before coming back in on his feet. A “Cena sucks” chant breaks out in the crowd. They lock up again and Del Rio goes to a headlock. Cena breaks out and tags Del Rio down with a shoulder. The crowd gets behind the match as they lock up again but Del Rio kicks Cena in the gut. Del Rio with right hands and a stomp on Cena. Cena hits another shoulder and takes Del Rio to the corner. Cena runs the ropes and hits the bulldog. He runs again but Ricardo grabs his leg and trips him. The referee orders Ricardo to the backstage area as Del Rio argues with him.
Cena gets up with right hands but Del Rio turns it around in the corner and hits a big kick to the back. Del Rio kicks Cena out of the ring and follows to the floor. Dueling chants from the crowd as they go at it on the floor. Del Rio brings it back in and hits an elbow from the top for a 2 count. Del Rio keeps Cena grounded with a chinlock now. Cena comes back with a gutwrench suplex but can’t get the pin. Cena with a fisherman’s suplex and a 2 count. Del Rio connects with a cross armbreaker for a 2 count. Del Rio with a running kick to the head and another. Del Rio with more offense and a 2 count on Cena. The PPV feed goes out and when it comes back on, Del Rio is entering the ring on a 7 count. Cena suplexes him back in. Cena does the usual and hits the Five Knuckle Suffle. Del Rio counters the Attitude Adjustment for a 2 count.
Del Rio goes to the top and hits an back splash for a 2 count. Del Rio locks on the cross armbreaker. Cena tries to break it but Del Rio stops him. Cena overpowers Del Rio and lifts him up, dropping him with a powerbomb. Cena ends up hitting the Attitude Adjustment. Ricardo Rodriguez runs down but Cena knocks him off the apron by slamming him into the ring post. Cena applies the STF on Del Rio. Del Rio finally taps out to give Cena the win and the WWE Title.
Winner and New WWE Champion: John Cena
– After the match, Cena goes to the floor to talk to the announcers and pose with the fans.