Del Rio comes out first, followed by Cena – who gets a huge ovation at home.
The crowd begins the divided chants as they lock up. Cena working the headlock. Cena is not wearing his protective padding for the first time. Cena rag dolls Del Rio to the mat with a headlock. Hip toss by Del Rio, who now works the headlock.
Del Rio hits Cena with a dropkick, followed by a suplex. Two count by Del Rio, who works Cena’s left arm. Cena begins to lift Del Rio but the challenger clocks him with a clothesline. Another two count.
Del Rio hits Cena from the top rope. The champion rolls out of the ring. Del Rio follows, and whips Cena into the steel steps. Back in the ring, Del Rio hits Cena with another strike from the top rope. Del Rio goes after the left arm again, but Cena punches Del Rio off. Cena tries to follow him into the corner but Del Rio moves out of the way and dropkicks Cena’s arm.
Cena ducks a clothesline and hits him with two flying shoulder strikes but Del Rio smartly moves out of the way so Cena flies to the outside. Cena snaps Del Rio’s head on the top rope and gets a two count but Del Ro continuously finds a way to counter and targets the arm.
Five Knuckle Shuffle by Cena, followed by a reverse suplex. Cena can only get the two count. Del Rio hits Cena with an enziguri as the champion tried to make his way to the top rope. Cena is able to revive himself and hit Del Rio with a legdrop to the back of Del Rio’s head off the top rope. Del Rio surprises Cena with a backbreaker.
Del Rio goes for the Cross Arm Breaker but Cena reverses it into an STF. Del Rio gets a finger on the ropes. Del Rio clocks Cena with a kick to the head, but only gets the two count. Neckbreaker by Cena, and a two count. Del Rio goes for the Cross Arm Breaker but Cena storms out. Del Rio tries again, but gets caught in The Attitude Adjustment.
John Cena defeats Alberto Del Rio by pinfall (retains World Heavyweight Championship)