- We get a nice video package where we see The Miz watching a bunch of monitors showing clips of him on the Real World, Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Miz’s rise to fame in WWE and other clips. The video is set to “Hate Me Now” by rapper Nas.
WWE Title Match: John Cena vs. The Miz
The Miz’s music hits and out comes the WWE Champion with his associate Alex Riley. Both of them are wearing new jackets to the ring. A local Atlanta choir starts singing on the stage now. A video package of Cena starts playing to rapper DMX’s “Prayer III” track. The video shows various clips of Cena in and out of the ring. The video ends the some boo’s start from the crowd. The choir breaks out in a gospel version of Cena’s song. The boo’s are really coming now. Cena’s music hits next and he comes out wearing a new red t-shirt and hat. There’s definitely a mixed reaction for Cena. Cena rushes the ropes and starts running the ropes.
Cena gets formally introduced first and it seems like more boo’s mixed in there. WWE Champion The Miz is introduced next and got about the same reaction as Cena. The bell rings twice and here we go. They lock up and Miz applies a side headlock. Cena fights him off. They lock up again and Miz goes for another headlock. Miz drops Cena with a headlock. They run the ropes and Cena hits a big hip toss. They lock hands now and this time Cena goes to a side headlock. Miz backs him in the corner and drops Cena with a right hand. Miz starts stomping on Cena now.
Miz whips Cena hard into the corner and he falls on his face. Miz hits the big clothesline in the corner and covers Cena for 2. Miz yells at Cena to stay down as he hits him with right hands. Cena comes back and slams Miz but gets boo’d. 2 count for Cena. Miz with a slam now and a 2 count. Another slow-paced match here. Miz charges Cena in the corner for the big clothesline again but Cena moves. Cena goes to the top and hits a leg drop. Cena rushes Miz in the corner but runs into the turnbuckle. Miz with a running kick to Cena’s head and another 2 count. Cena gets up and turns around into a big kick from Miz. Another 2 count.
Miz continues to punch Cena around the ring. Cena falls on his face again. Miz kicks him out of the ring and to the floor. Miz with a running knee to the face and another 2 count. Cena comes back now with shoulder blocks. He gets boo’d as he hits the Five Knuckle Shuffle on Miz. Cena goes for the Attitude Adjustment but Miz counters and drops him with a DDT for a 2 count. Cena drop to hold’s Miz real quick but Miz counters with a neck and backbreaker for a 2 count. The referee is distracted by Riley as Cena rolls Miz up for another 2 count. They trade shots and Cena goes for the AA again. Miz grabs the ropes and slides out of it. Cena applies the STF on Miz. The ref is distracted again as Riley pulls Cena into the exposed turnbuckle. Miz hits the Skull Crushing Finale for a 2 count. More back and forth until the referee gets knocked down. Cena hits the AA on Miz but the referee is out. Alex Riley enters the ring and when Cena turns around, Riley drops him with a briefcase shot. Miz covers but only gets 2. Riley argues with the referee. Miz grabs the briefcase and goes to hit Cena. Cena ducks and Miz nails Riley. Cena hits the Attitude Adjustment but Miz kicks out at a close 2 count. Miz rolls out to the floor. Cena hits a big running clothesline, sending Miz over the barrier. Cena then knocks Miz over the security wall where the fans are. The referee counts them both out.
Draw; Double Count Out, Still WWE Champion: The Miz
- After the match, The Rock’s music hits and out he comes.
Cena and Miz are still laid out over the wall as the RAW General Manager’s e-mail alert goes off. The Rock walks to the podium and prepares to make the announcement. The Rock stops after a few words and says it doesn’t matter what the GM thinks, then throws the laptop off the podium. Rock enters the ring and says there’s no way WrestleMania is over and restarts the match – no DQ’s, no count outs, no time limits, no crying to your mama. Rock says there’s no way this match will end like that. Rock tells everyone involved to stick something up their candy ass and says it’s time to give the people what they want.
Cena and Miz are at ringside now as the bell rings. Cena goes for an Attitude Adjustment in the ring but Miz hangs on. Cena turns around and The Rock lays him out with a Rock Bottom. The Miz takes advantage and covers Cena for the pin and the win.
Winner: The Miz
- After the match, The Rock goes to the foot of the ramp as The Miz celebrates in the ring. Miz and Rock have a staredown as the crowd chants “Rocky.” Rock rushes the ring and unloads on The Miz. Rock lays him out and hits The People’s Elbow as the crowd pops. The Rock climbs the turnbuckle and poses for the fans as his music hits. We go to replays. WrestleMania 27 goes off the air with The Rock posing for the fans. The last we saw of John Cena was him getting pinned.
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