Convinced Vince to make me a Main-Eventer
Join Date: Feb 2010
Re: John Cena vs. CM Punk #1 Contender's Match
Are we still debating whether or not who carried a Punk/Cena match? In 2013?
Punk and Cena are the number 1 and number 2 workers respectively in the company if you ask me. They both went out there and tore the house down, cause that's just what they freaking do! I didn't mean to steal from Mark Henry there.
I get the feeling that Cena genuinely enjoys working Punk. Everytime he has to do something with Punk, he just seems to care. Look at the promo on RAW last night for example. Heck, look at that beast of a promo the week of NOC. Punk/Cena will no doubt go down as one of the GOAT chemistry between two wrestling. Far surpasses Rock/Austin if you ask me. The only encounter of theirs that I didn't really enjoy was their RAW match in 2011, which btw, I have at ***1/2 though.
Every time I hear Punk vs Cena, I think to myself "Again? Really?" but then they get into the ring and somehow manage to get me to care. Gotta give props to WWE for giving the match a big fight feel. This is why less is more in pro wrestling. You know those shows where every match gets a special introduction? Yeah it suddenly becomes part of the show. But because WWE only does it for title matches, it gave last night's main event a big fight feel. That and Cena's kick-ass promo before. Punk had a nice little promo too earlier on.
So yeah everyone just worked last night. Last night's main event, if you ask me, wasn't something that Punk or Cena made happen. Everyone had a role to play in it and they all did their job past the best of their ability. It was a combination of efforts.