A video package runs hyping the return of CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho next.
Chris Jericho vs. CM Punk w/ Paul Heyman
Chris Jericho was out first to a big reaction. Huge reaction when CM Punk’s music hit.
The bell rings and we get a lock up. Chris Jericho pushes CM Punk to the corner. Another lock up and they trade taking each others back. Punk gets Jericho down and keeps it grounded with a quick submission attempt. Jericho counters into a submission of his own. Punk with a quick snapmare. Jericho with a shoulder block that drops Punk. Punk fires back with a big dropkick. Punk with shoulder shots to Jericho in the corner. Jericho counters with boots to Punk in the corner. Jericho then sends Punk over the top rope with a clothesline. Jericho with a dropkick through the ropes sending Punk into the ring barricade. Punk with a quick shot to Jericho in the ring, goes to the top turnbuckle and connects with a quick sledgehammer. Jericho with chops. Punk cuts him off with a knee to the gut and a quick two count. Punk works over the left arm of Jericho on the mat. Jericho breaks it up and starts dropping big right hands to the head of Punk. Punk with a boot to Jericho in the corner. Jericho avoids a springboard flying clothesline from Punk. Lawler points out that Punk is winded.