The Bellas are with Alberto Del Rio and they talk about the shopping spree and going out later. John Laurinaitis arrives and he wants to make sure that Alberto is taking this match seriously. Alberto says that he has been taking care of Punk for weeks. This will be the first of many title defenses in Madison Square Garden. Alberto says that his entire country is supporting him so he tells John not to take him so lightly. Alberto says he will not lose his title to someone who should be sleeping on the sidewalk on Wall Street.
To counter Ricardo Rodriguez, CM Punk has brought out his own ring announcer and it is Howard Finkel.
Match Number Five: WWE Championship Match: Alberto Del Rio versus CM Punk
They lock up as the fans chant for ice cream. They get into the ropes and the referee has to separate them. Punk with a shoulder tackle. They lock up again and Del Rio with a side head lock take down. Del Rio with a shoulder tackle but Punk with an arm drag into an arm bar.
Punk with a hammer lock and he sends a knee into the arm. Punk with an arm drag and kick. Punk with a hammer lock and side head lock. Punk with a shoulder tackle and arm drag into an arm bar. Del Rio gets to the floor and he talks to Ricardo while we go to the Twitter Ticker.
Del Rio returns to the ring and they lock up and Del Rio backs Punk into the corner and he kicks Punk in the ribs and then he kicks and punches Punk. Del Rio misses a charge into the corner and Punk with a series of kicks. Punk with an Irish whip and hip toss followed by a drop kick and Del Rio returns to the floor.
Punk with a suicide dive to Del Rio and then he returns Alberto into the ring. Punk goes up top to wait for Del Rio to get up for a cross body and a near fall. Punk goes to the arm and he applies a key lock. Punk goes into the ropes and Del Rio kicks and punches him and Rodriguez gets a shot in on Punk but Punk chases Ricardo around the ring but Del Rio with a baseball slide into Punk.
Del Rio slams Punk’s arm into the ring steps to get ready for the cross arm breaker. Del Rio sends Punk back into the ring and Del Rio goes up top with a double sledge to the head and he gets a near fall. Del Rio with an arm bar. Punk with punches and an arm drag. Punk runs into a boot from Del Rio but Punk gets Del Rio on his shoulders but Del Rio gets away and he hits a single arm breaker and then he stomps on the left arm and gets a near fall.
Del Rio returns to the arm bar. Punk with punches and kicks to get free but Del Rio with a head butt. Del Rio runs into a boot but Del Rio with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker for a near fall. Del Rio returns to the turnbuckles. Del Rio with a double sledge for a near fall.
Del Rio misses the drop kick through the ropes but Punk moves and Del Rio hits the floor. Punk tries to get some feeling back into his arm. Punk brings Del Rio to the apron and Del Rio drops Punk’s arm on the top rope. Both men are down again after Punk takes Del Rio down.
Del Rio punches Punk but Punk kicks Del Rio. Now they exchange punches and kicks with Punk taking advantage and hits a drop kick and a flying clothesline. Punk with a swinging neck breaker for a near fall. Punk with the running knee into the corner and he hits the bulldog and gets a near fall. Punk hits the springboard clothesline but he can only get a two count.
Punk signals for the Go To Sleep and he gets Del Rio on his shoulders for a second but Del Rio counters with a lungblower for a near fall. Del Rio with a kick to the back. Punk with a rollup but he can only get a near fall. Punk misses the knee into the corner but Del Rio hits a step up enzuigiri for a near fall.
Del Rio with a single arm breaker and he gets a near fall. Del Rio puts Punk on the turnbuckles but Punk with head butts to knock Del Rio to the mat. Punk goes for the elbow drop but Del Rio gets up and he crotches Punk. Del Rio with a running kick to the arm.
Del Rio charges into the corner but Punk pulls himself up and Del Rio goes into the ring post shoulder first. Punk sets for the elbow drop and he summons the Macho Man and he hits it but he can only get a two count. Punk signals for the GTS and he gets Del Rio up abut Del Rio escapes. Punk avoids the float over for the cross arm breaker but Punk misses a round kick. Del Rio floats over and locks in the cross arm breaker. Punk tries to reach for the ropes and he gets his feet on the ropes.
Del Rio charges at Punk and he tries for the Go To Sleep. Punk cannot keep Del Rio on his shoulders. Punk kicks Rodriguez on the apron and Del Rio with a near fall on a rollup and a handful of tights. Punk with a kick to the head and he gets a near fall. Punk puts Del Rio in the Anaconda Vice and Del Rio taps out.
Winner: CM Punk
After the match, Punk dives into the crowd to celebrate with the fans.