Laurinaitis says he will be an outside the ring referee and asks another referee to officiate inside the ring “in the interest of fairness.”
Ziggler is with Vicki Guerrero of course.
Highlights: Laurinaitis orders Vicki back to the dressingroom! … Both guys in great shape … Lots of trading holds,fast action … Punk with an Abdominal stretch and tosses Ziggler out of the ring and dives onto him … Punk up to the top rope and scooped off by Ziggler.
Ziggler with a set of flying elbowsmashes … Punk up and fires back … Sleeperhold by Ziggler, Punk gets out and Ziggler with a perfect dropkick to take him down.
Punk off the ropes with a flying elbow but has words with Laurinaitis first (actually a glare) … Referee is knocked out of thering … Punk has the Vice on but no referee! Laurinaitis is tending to the other referee … Punk goes for another pin no ref … Laurinaitis slowly rolls the rreferee in andLaurinaitis is in the ring now arguing with Punk. Punk with the GTS but Laurinaitis is kayoed by Ziggler’s legs … Blames Punk … Ziggler gets the zigzag on Punk and now both are down … Ref is bck in the ring now as Ziggler pounds Punk.
GTS and both the ref and Laurinaitis count the pin … Laurinaitis hands the ref the belts to give to Punk!