Howard Finkel is in the ring to introduce the 2013 Hall of Fame inductees
Justin Roberts announces that they have set an attendance record for this building at 80,676.
Match Number Eight: WWE Title Match: Rock versus John Cena
Cena with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. They lock up and Rock with a side head lock. Rock with a shoulder tackle. They lock up and Rock with a side head lock. Rock blocks a hip toss and he connects with one and Cena goes to the floor to regroup. Cena with a kick and punches. Cena with a hard Irish whip and more punches in the corner. Rock with a clothesline after being Irish whipped into the corner.
Rock with a series of punches and a hard Irish whip. Rock sends Cena to the apron and then Rock with an elbow to the throat. Cena with a clothesline and he gets a near fall. Cena with a reverse chin lock. Cena with a side head lock take down. Cena with a belly-to-belly suplex for a near fall. Rock with a sleeper. Cena escapes the hold and he gets a near fall.
Cena kicks Rock and then he misses an elbow drop. Rock with a Samoan drop. Rock and Cena go back and forth with punches and Cena with a suplex and he gets a near fall. Cena runs into an elbow in the corner and Rock with punches. Cena with a flying shoulder tackle but Rock ducks on the second one. Rock with a punch and then he tries for a spinebuster but Cena tries for the STF.
Cena with two flying shoulder tackles and Rock counters the Blue Thunder Bomb with a snap mare. Rock with a SharpShooter but Cena escapes. Cena with the Blue Thunder Bomb and it is time for the Five Knuckle Shuffle but Rock moves. Rock with a DDT and he waits for Cena to get up for the Rock Bottom. Cena counters and he applies a Crippler Crossface. Rock with a rollup for a near fall. Cena catapults Rock into the turnbuckles and Cena with another Blue Thunder Bomb and Cena hits the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cena gets Rock on his shoulders for the Attitude Adjustment and Rock escapes and hits a spinebuster. Rock sets for the People’s Elbow but he takes too long and Cena applies the STF.
Rock hits the Rock Bottom but Cena kicks out at two. Cena with an Attitude Adjustment but Rock kicks out. Cena goes up top for the Rocker Dropper but Rock moves and Rock with a spinebuster and it is time for the People’s Elbow. Cena kicks out at two and then Cena falls out of the ring. Rock pushes Cena into the ring and he punches Cena but Cena punches back. They go back and forth and Rock with the advantage. Rock with a cross body and Cena catches Rock and he gets him on his shoulders but Rock escapes and hits the Rock Bottom but Cena kicks out at two.
Rock sets up for another People’s Elbow but he decides to go for the Five Knuckle Shuffle and Cena with an Attitude Adjustment for a near fall. Rock and Cena exchange punches and kicks. Cena with a rollup for a near fall. Cena with a Rock Bottom for a near fall. Cena signals for the Five Knuckle Shuffle but he thinks about it and will he do the People’s Elbow again? Rock throws the arm bands away and he mocks the Rock and he holds the ropes when Rock gets up. Rock escapes the Attitude Adjustment and Rock with a Rock Bottom for a near fall.
Rock escapes the Attitude Adjustment and Cena escapes the Rock Bottom. They go back and forth with counters and escapes. Rock with a DDT. Rock has some not so kind words for Cena while he waits for John to get up. Cena with an Attitude Adjustment for the three count.
Winner: John Cena
After the match, Cena says something to Rock and they shake hands and hug. Cena leaves the ring to give Rock his moment. Rock goes around ringside and then Cena salutes him when he gets up the ramp. They raise the other’s hand as the fireworks go off to end the show.
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