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WWE Summerslam 2013 full results: Daniel Bryan wins WWE Championship, Triple H helps Randy Orton cash in; Brock Lesnar defeats CM Punk

For the fifth conescutive year, Summerslam emanated from the Staples Center on Los Angeles and it was one of the best ones in recent memory.

WWE Summerslam 2013 full results: Daniel Bryan wins WWE Championship, Triple H helps Randy Orton cash in; Brock Lesnar defeats CM Punk

For the fifth conescutive year, Summerslam emanated from the Staples Center on Los Angeles and it was one of the best ones in recent memory.

New champions were crowned, then new champions were crowned (you'll see in a minute). Also, the "Beast" and the "Best" engaged in an absolute war.

Let's start with the main order of business, shall we?

Main Event: John Cena (c) vs. Daniel Bryan (Triple H as special guest referee) – WWE Championship

Cena and Bryan began the match with some fantastic chain wrestling.

Bryan then went for the Yes! Lock right away, but Cena rolled out of the ring. He then walked over the ringside doctor and told him his taped elbow is fine.

Cena got back into the ring and engaged in some more great chain wrestling with Bryan.

Bryan landed the first big move of the match with a leg drag. He followed that up by trying to put Cena in the Mexican surfboard.

Cena powered out and ended up knocking Bryan out of the ring.

Cena got outside of the ring and tried to throw Bryan into the steel steps. Bryan reversed it however, and threw Cena into the steel steps left elbow-first.

Cena managed to hit Bryan with a suplex outside of the ring and rolled him back into the ring. Cena went for a pin, but Bryan kicked out.

Cena then began to wear down Bryan with body shots. He then hit Bryan with a power bomb. He went for another pin, but Bryan kicked out again.

Bryan eventually fought his way back into the match with a series of elbows. Cena fired back with a knee to the gut of Bryan.

Bryan quickly responded with a running elbow to the head of Cena. Bryan followed the elbow with his patented kicks.

Cena ducked under Bryan’s last kick and countered into a shoulder block to set up his five-knuckle shuffle.

Bryan countered and tried to put Cena n the Yes! Lock, but Cena powered out and eventually hit the five-knuckle shuffle.

Cena then went for the attitude adjustment, but Bryan fought out of it. He then hit Cena with a drop kick from the top rope and went for cover, but Cena kicked out at two.

Bryan began hitting Cena with a series of vicious kicks, which hurt Cena pretty good. Bryan, like any submission specialist would, began working on Cena’s hurt elbow.

Cena almost put Bryan in the STF, but Bryan countered it and put Cena in the STF.

Cena tried to crawl to the bottom rope, but Bryan dragged him back to the center of the ring and hit a German suplex.

Cena kicked out of the ensuing pin attempt, but was hit with another German suplex. Cena powered out of Bryan’s grip only to be put in the Yes! Lock.

Cena fought his way out of the hold, but Bryan locked in a choke. Although Cena back Bryan into a corner, Bryan kept the hold locked in.

Cena eventually flipped Bryan into the turnbuckle, forcing him to break the hold.

Out of nowhere, Cena hit Bryan with the attitude adjustment, but Bryan kicked out of the ensuing cover.

With Bryan lying on the mat, Cena climbed to the top rope. Bryan thwarted him with a couple of elbows.

Cena kept shoving away Bryan, but Bryan kept coming back with kicks. Bryan climbed up with Cena and hit him with a superplex, but Bryan hung on to the ropes. Bryan climbed to the top turnbuckle and hit Cena with a diving head butt.

Bryan went for the cover, but only got a two-count. Cena quickly rolled out of the ring.

Bryan then went for a suicide dive, but Cena met him with an elbow to the head. Cena climbed to the top rope again and hit a leg drop.

Cena rolled Bryan over for the cover, but only got a near fall. Cena then picked up Bryan and put him on the top rope to try the attitude adjustment from the top.

Bryan hit a series of elbows to fend off Cena. Bryan went for a hurricanrana, but Cena caught him, jumped off the top rope and locked in the STF.

Bryan rolled Cena over to his back, but the champion kept the hold locked in. Bryan then miraculously reversed it into another Yes! Lock.

Cena crawled to the bottom rope, forcing the challenger to break the hold. Bryan then hit Cena with two drop kicks while in the corner.

He went for a third, but Cena exploded out of the corner with a huge clothesline that turned Bryan inside out.

The clothesline was so good even JBL popped for it.

Both men got up at the same time and began exchanging punches. Both men then hit the ropes and simultaneously ran into the each other, putting them both back on the mat.

Once both men got their feet, Cena and Bryan exchanged a number of slaps, which was awesome.

Cena somehow attempted an attitude adjustment, but Bryan countered into a DDT.

Bryan went to the top rope again, but Cena caught him and said “It’s over.” He then tried another attitude adjustment, but Bryan countered into a small package. Cena kicked out at two.

Bryan went for a big kick, but Cena ducked under it. Bryan went for it again and it landed.

Bryan then went to the corner and hit Cena with a vicious high knee. He went for the pin and won the WWE title

After the match, Cena said some words to Triple H and Bryan before leaving.

Cena then left, leaving Bryan in the spotlight to celebrate. Triple H remained in the ring to congratulate Bryan.

Confetti and fireworks were unloaded until Randy Orton came into the arena.

Orton walked in amongst the confetti and fireworks with a look on his face as if he wanted to cash in his Money in the Bank contract.

Orton walked to the ring, but walked away. Orton stopped midway up the ramp. Triple H then hit Bryan with the pedigree allowing Orton to cash in and win the WWE title.

Winner and NEW WWE Champion Daniel Bryan

After the match, Cena said some words to Triple H and Bryan before leaving.

Cena then left, leaving Bryan in the spotlight to celebrate. Triple H remained in the ring to congratulate Bryan.

Confetti and fireworks were unloaded until Randy Orton came into the arena.

Orton walked in amongst the confetti and fireworks with a look on his face as if he wanted to cash in his Money in the Bank contract.

Orton walked to the ring, but walked away. Orton stopped midway up the ramp. Triple H then hit Bryan with the pedigree allowing Orton to cash in.

Daniel Bryan (c) vs. Randy Orton - WWE Championship

Orton simply laid on top of Bryan and gained an easy three count.

Winner and NEW WWE Champion Randy Orton

The show ended with Orton and Triple H standing tall as they were showered with boos.

CM Punk vs. Brock Lesnar – No disqualification match

Punk and Lesnar wasted little time going after each other. Punk ran at Lesnar only for Lesnar to pick him and slam him into the corner.

Lesnar gained the early upper hand by showcasing his power. Punk kept fighting back with kicks and knees to the head of Lesnar.

Punk knocked Lesnar out of the ring and followed that up with a suicide dive to the outside.

With Lesnar down, Punk picked up a set of steel steps. While Punk was carrying them over to Lesnar, Lesnar ran right into them and knocked Punk down.

Lesnar kept the action on the outside and picked up Punk. Lesnar tried to drive Punk into the ring post, but Punk countered and shoved him into it istead.

Punk then climbed to the top rope and jumped on Lesnar as he was outside of the ring. Punk followed that up by climbing on top of the announce table. He waited for Lesnar to get up and hit a leaping clothesline.

Punk then turned his attention to Paul Heyman, who fell to the ground trying to get away. Lesnar then came up from behind and leveled Punk.

Lesnar then took Punk and tossed him like a rag doll over the Spanish announce table. Lesnar tossed Punk again over the English announce table.

He followed that up by belly-to-belly suplex to Punk on the outside of the ring. Lesnar finally tossed Punk back inside the ring, but was met by kicks from Punk.

Lesnar put a stop to that flurry with a stiff clothesline and began to methodically wear down Punk.

Lesnar wrapped Punk in a bear hug until he fought out of it with elbows right to the top of Lesnar’s head.

Punk hit the ropes to set up another move, but was met by knee to the rib cage from Lesnar. Lesnar then wrapped Punk in another bear hug.

Punk fought his way out once again to gain some momentum. Punk climbed to the top rope and jumped off, but was caught out of mid-air by Lesnar. Lesnar turned that into a fall away slam.

Lesnar then hit a rib breaker and a power slam. He went for multiple pin attempts, but Punk kept kicking out.

Punk pulled out all the stops to gain some momentum as he bit Lesnar on the head. Punk followed the bite with kicks and elbows, which rocked Lesnar.

Punk went back to the top rope and hit Lesnar with a flying knee. He then hit Lesnar with his big knee in the corner.

One wasn’t enough for Punk as he hit the high knee again in the corner. Punk went for the high knee a third time, but was caught by Lesnar who attempted an F-5.

Punk wiggled out of it and hit Lesnar with a kick to the head. Punk went to the top rope again and hit the Macho Man elbow drop.

Punk went for cover, but came away with only a two-count.

He then signaled for the GTS and got Lesnar up on his shoulders, but Lesnar fought out of it and attempted another F-5. Punk fought out of that and hit another big kick to the head of Lesnar.

Punk went for another GTS, but Lesnar countered into the kimura lock. Punk somehow countered that into a triangle choke.

Lesnar picked up Punk and slammed him, but he kept the triangle choke locked in. Lesnar picked up Punk again, but Punk hit Lesnar with a series of elbows into the corner.

Lesnar then grabbed Punk and hit him with a running power bomb. Lesnar went for a cover, but Punk somehow kicked out.

Lesnar picked up Punk and hit him with three consecutive vertical suplexes. He went for pin, but Punk kicked out again.

Lesnar then climbed out of the ring and grabbed a steel chair. Punk climbed to the top rope and jumped off to hit Lesnar, but Lesnar put up the chair in defense, hurting both guys.

Punk was the first man to his feet and grabbed the chair. He began whaling on Lesnar with it.

Once back in the ring, Punk tried to hit Lesnar again, but Lesnar caught it. Lesnar tried to hit Punk with the chair, but was met by low blow.

Punk grabbed the chair once again and climbed to the top rope. He jumped off the top rope and hit Lesnar with the big elbow drop with the chair in hand.

Punk went for a cover, but Lesnar somehow kicked out.

Punk began hitting Lesnar with a chair some more until Heyman grabbed it from his hands. Punk grabbed Heyman, but Lesnar came and hit him from behind.

Lesnar then picked up Punk to hit him with the F-5, but Punk kept hold of Heyman’s tie, preventing him from hitting the move.

Eventually, Lesnar fought away from Heyman, but Punk hit him with the GTS. Punk went for a cover, but Heyman broke it up.

Punk went after Heyman again, but was cut off by Lesnar. Lesnar attempted another F-5, but Punk countered into a DDT.

Punk went for a pin, but only got a two-count. Punk then locked on the anaconda vice. Heyman then came into the ring with chair. Punk stepped on the chair to stop Heyman.

He picked up Heyman and punched him square in the face. Punk then put the anaconda vice on him.

That was until Lesnar hit Punk with a thunderous chair shot. Lesnar continued to abuse Punk with the chair and slowly picked him up.

He then hit Punk with a vicious F-5 on the chair for the win.

Winner: Brock Lesnar

Alberto Del Rio (c) vs. Christian – World Heavyweight Championship

During the pre-match introductions, Del Rio insisted that Lilian Garcia introduce him in Spanish.

The match itself began with Del Rio controlling the pace. Del Rio took some time showboat to the fans, but was met with a big slap from Christian.

Christian then tossed the champion out of the ring. Christian and Del Rio eventually got back into the ring where Del Rio climbed to the rope.

Christian quickly stopped him. Christian then climbed to the top with Del Rio, but Del Rio managed to escape and knock Christian into a precarious position on the top rope.

Del Rio then hit a big kick to the back of the head of Christian, which left him hanging upside down from the turnbuckle. Del Rio took advantage by stomping on Christian.

Del Rio then got out of the ring, grabbed Christian and pushed him into the guard rail with his arm behind his back in an effort to set up the cross arm breaker.

Del Rio rolled Christian back into the ring and attempted a pin, but only got a two-count.

Christian attempted to mount some offense, but was quickly stopped by Del Rio. The champion attempted to hit a Christian with a move while he was on the second rope, but the challenger moved out of the way and sent Del Rio flying to the outside of the ring.

Del Rio had little time to recover has Christian went to the rope and hit a splash onto the champion outside of the ring.

Both men took their time getting back into the ring where Del Rio quickly took over. The champ went back to the top rope, but was countered by Christian on his way down.

Christian went to the top rope when Del Rio attempted to hit his big kick again. Christian ducked under it and hit a cross body, which garnered a two-count.

Del Rio then asked for a timeout and suckered Christian into thinking that he was hurt. Christian managed to attempt the kill switch, but Del Rio pushed him into the corner.

Christian tried to jump to the second rope, but Del Rio caught him with a back stabber in mid-air. Del Rio went for a cover, but Christian somehow kicked out.

Christian rolled up Del Rio out of nowhere and almost came away with a victory. Christian then backed into a corner where he was met by another big kick from Del Rio.

Christian didn’t stay down for long as hit a flying European uppercut. Just as he tried to get the crowd behind him, Del Rio shoved him into the corner and put him on the top rope.

The champion climbed up as well, but Christian countered him and went for a sunset flip into a power bomb. Del Rio fought him off, but didn’t do enough to keep Christian from hitting a hurricanrana from the top rope.

Christian went for a pin, but came inches away from a three-count. Christian then attempted a spear, but Del Rio hit a drop kick right to his face. Del Rio went for another cover, but Christian kicked out.

Del Rio signaled the cross arm breaker, but was turned away by the challenger. The two combatants then exchanged a series counters and reversals, which drew a “This is awesome!” chant from the crowd.

Del Rio then signaled for his big super kick, but Christian reversed it into a pin only for Del Rio to kick out.

Out of nowhere Christian hit the spear, but began to sell his injured shoulder and didn’t immediately go for the pin. Once he did, Del Rio locked on the cross arm breaker. Christian held on for a while, but he eventually tapped out.

Winner and STILL champion: Alberto Del Rio

Kane vs. Bray Wyatt – Ring of Fire match

Once Kane and Wyatt entered the ring, the flames came up around ringside.

Kane wasted no time unloading punches on to Wyatt. Luke Harper and Erick Rowan attempted to enter the ring, but the flames around the ring rose up and kept them at bay.

Wyatt got in some offense, but Kane hit another big move, which made the flames flare up again.

Wyatt turned the tables and mounted some power offense to Kane. Wyatt showcased his speed with a splash to Kane in the corner and forearm.

Kane went for choke slam, but was thwarted by Wyatt. Wyatt hit the ropes, but was met by a big boot from Kane.

Kane followed that with some punches and a sidewalk slam.

Wyatt fought off Kane and asked his partners for a weapon. Harper picked up a kendo stick and attempted to hand it to Wyatt, but the flames shot up and lit the stick on fire, causing a fireman who was sitting ringside to put the fire out with a fire extinguisher.

Rowan then used the fire extinguisher to put the fire out one side of the ring, but the flames came right back again.

Kane then hit two consecutive choke slams to Wyatt and attempted a tombstone, but Harper and Rowan put the ring apron over the flames, used the steel steps to climb over the ropes and began attacking Kane.

Harper and Rowan then propped up Kane so that Wyatt could hit his finish and win the match

Winner: Bray Wyatt

After the match, Wyatt took his usual seat in his rocking chair while Harper and Rowan dragged Kane over to the steel steps. Wyatt said some evil things to Kane before Harper and Rowan dropped another set of steel steps on to Kane.

Other match results:

Rob Van Dam defeated Dean Ambrose via disqualification. Ambrose retains United States Championship

Cody Rhodes defeated Damien Sandow

Natalya defeated Brie Bella

Dolph Ziggler and Kaitlyn defeated AJ Lee and Big E Langston

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