A video package runs hyping John Cena vs. Ryback tonight.
WWE Championship - Three Stages of Hell Match
John Cena (c) vs. Ryback
Mixed reactions for both John Cena and Ryback in Chicago tonight.
First Stage: Lumberjack Match
Lock up and Ryback launches Cena to the corner. Ryback with boots to Cena keeping him grounded. Ryback catches Cena coming off the ropes and executes a big powerslam. Ryback with a fallaway slam on Cena. Cena with a quick suplex and scoop slam combo on Ryback. Cena drops a quick elbow and then Ryback tosses Cena to the outside. Cena drops in where the babyfaces are and they let him return to the ring. Ryback with headbutts to Cena after a two count. Cena with counters over the back of Ryback and Ryback hangs on to Cena dropping him with a modified stunner over his back. Ryback tosses Cena out near the heels and the Lumberjacks get in some shots on Cena before tossing him back in. Ryback with a suplex. Ryback tosses Cena out again and the Lumberjacks get in more shots on Cena. Cena then tosses Ryback out and the heels leave him alone. Back in the ring, Cena with his repeated shoulder blocks and twisting powerbomb. Cena calls for the Five Knuckle Shuffle, hits the ropes, Ryback grabs Cena, presses him out and into the Lumberjacks at ringside. Cena takes some punches and kicks and is tossed back in. Ryback says it is time to finish it. Cena has Ryback up and tosses him out. Ryback slaps one of the Lumberjacks and literally all of the Lumberjacks jump in attacking Ryback. A huge brawl breaks out at ringside. Cena gets up on the top turnbuckle and jumps over all of the Lumberjacks. A huge pile of Lumberjacks are down. Cena and Ryback are rolled back in. Cena gets the STF applied on Ryback. Ryback breaks free and connects with Shell Shocked. Ryback gets the pinfall.
Winner of the First Stage: Ryback
* Next in the Second Stage is a Tables match.