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Christmas Eve of Destruction Results 12/24/2017

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:59 pm
by Ben M

Mauro Ranallo: Good evening and welcome to Christmas Eve of Destruction! As always, EBWF are ending the year by going EXTREME!

Corey Graves: It's the coldest time of the year, but it's one of the hottest nights on the EBWF calendar Mauro... what a night this promises to be!

Mauro Ranallo: Kicking things off tonight, Noam Dar defends the Breakout Title against Chris Hero in a Miracle on 34th Street Fight!

Scattered around the ringside area where Christmas trees, gifts and giant candy canes. Hero came to the ring first, then when he was in the ring, Noam Dar headed to the ring, accompanied by Tyler Breeze. Once both superstars were in the ring, the referee called for the bell. Hero hit Dar with a series of punches, then whipped him against the ropes. As Dar ran back towards him, Hero went for a discus elbow smash, but Dar ducked out of the way, then rolled out of the ring. Hero followed Dar to the outside, and Dar grabbed one of the giant candy canes, hitting Hero over the head with it. Hero staggered backwards, and Dar hit him with the candy cane once more, then threw him into one of the Christmas trees! The Christmas tree and Chris Hero both tumbled to the ground, and Dar went to grab Hero to toss him back into the ring. Hero fought back, shoving Dar away, before getting to his feet and throwing the Christmas tree at the Breakout Champion! Hero then hit Dar with the Cyclone Kill! He threw Dar back into the ring, then hooked the leg. The referee counted – 1... 2... Breeze pulled Hero out of the ring, breaking the count! Breeze hit Hero with a series of punches, then threw him into the ringside barrier and grabbed one of the gifts. He opened the wrapped box, pulling out a steel chair with a red bow tied around it. Breeze swung the chair at Hero... but Hero ducked out of the way! Hero then took the chair off Breeze, hitting him in the ribs with it then smashing the chair across Breeze's back. Hero re-entered the ring with the chair, but Dar was on his feet, and Dar hit a dropkick, kicking the chair into Hero's face! Hero dropped the chair and Noam Dar grabbed him, hitting a DDT onto the chair! Dar hooked the leg and the referee counted – 1... 2... Hero kicked out! Dar then pulled Hero to his feet and set him up for the GTF... but he couldn't lift Hero! Hero lifted Dar up onto his shoulders... and hit him with the Rubik's Cube! He hooked both legs and the referee counted – 1... 2... 3!

Corey Graves: It's over! We have a new champion!

The referee called for the bell and handed Hero the championship, then held his arm up in victory. Hero celebrated with the championship, then made his way to the back as the crowd cheered and applauded him.


Mauro Ranallo: Up next, we've got what promises to be an explosive encounter! The Miz defends the Gateway Championship against best friends turned enemies turned... allies? Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn!

Corey Graves: I still don't understand the dynamic between Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn, Mauro. It will be interesting to see how it plays out in this match.

"Fight" by CFO$ hit and the crowd gave a mixed reaction as Kevin Owens made his way to the ring. Upon entering the ring, Owens looked up at the Gateway Championship, which was hanging above the ring, then looked down at the C4 which had been placed in and around the ring. Owens shook his head, then moved into the corner. "Worlds Apart" by CFO$ hit and Sami Zayn received another mixed reaction as he headed to the ring. Zayn danced ironically to his music, then nodded at Owens as he entered the ring. Unlike Owens, Zayn didn't seem fazed by the prospect of C4. Finally, "I Came To Play" by Downstait hit and the crowd cheered loudly as The Miz stepped out onto the stage. Miz looked confident as he walked down the ramp. Owens and Zayn exchanged a look, then rolled out of the ring and ran up the ramp, attacking Miz!

Mauro Ranallo: Owens and Zayn aren't waiting for Miz to get to the ring to start this match, Corey! They're trying to take him out before he even gets to the ring!

Owens and Zayn pummelled Miz with punches, then hit a double suplex on the ramp. Owens then went to grab a chair as Zayn stomped on Miz, trying to keep him grounded. As Owens grabbed the chair, Miz grabbed Zayn's leg, pushing him away, then got to his feet. Owens ran at Miz with the chair and swung it at him, but Miz blocked it, snatching the chair from Owens. Miz then drilled the chair into Owens' ribs, before turning around and hitting Zayn across the back with the chair. Miz hit Owens with a DDT onto the ramp, then turned his attention to Zayn, lifting him up and slamming him onto Owens. Miz then headed to the ring, grabbing a ladder and setting it up in the center of the ring. As Miz began to climb the ladder, Owens and Zayn rushed into the ring, pulling Miz down from the ladder. Owens then whipped Miz against the ropes, hitting a Pop Up Powerbomb onto the C4!

Corey Graves: Oh my god!

A "holy shit" chant broke out from the crowd, and Owens looked pleased with himself. With Miz KOed (no pun intended), Owens began to climb the ladder, but Zayn stopped him and pointed to the championship, making it clear that he wanted to be the Gateway Champion. Owens shook his head, yelling at Zayn "it's my time!" Zayn shrugged, then stepped back, allowing Owens to climb the ladder. Owens began to climb, but as he reached the halfway point, Zayn appeared to change his mind. He began to climb the other side of the ladder! The crowd cheered as Owens and Zayn began to argue at the top of the ladder. Owens went to reach for the title, but Zayn slapped his hand away. Zayn then went to reach for the title, but Owens pushed him in the chest, causing Zayn to lose his balance. Their arguing allowed Miz time to recover, and he got to his feet, pushing the ladder and sending Zayn and Owens toppling! Owens and Zayn landed on the ropes, with Owens falling out of the ring and Zayn landing inside the ring. As Zayn stumbled to his feet, Miz hit him with a Skull Crushing Finale! Miz then went to the outside to take care of Kevin Owens. Miz grabbed a steel chair and hit Owens across the back with it, then set up a table. He dragged Owens towards the table, but Owens fought back and tried to lift Miz up over his shoulders. Miz wriggled free and shoved Owens into the ring post! Owens looked dazed, and Miz put him onto the table. Miz climbed the turnbuckle, elbow dropping Owens through the table!

Mauro Ranallo: High risk there from The Miz! He's taken out Kevin Owens, but it looks like he's hurt himself in the process!

Corey Graves: This could be Sami Zayn's time to shine!

As Miz struggled to his feet outside the ring, inside the ring Sami Zayn was beginning to stir. As Miz got back into the ring, Sami Zayn got to his feet. Miz and Zayn exchanged right hands back and forth, and after gaining the upper and, Zayn set Miz up for the Blue Thunder Bomb. Miz blocked it, countering with a bulldog. He signalled for another Skull Crushing Finale, but before he could hit it, Kevin Owens attacked him from behind. Owens, through Miz into the corner, and hit him with the cannonball! Zayn then got to his feet, and Owens yelled at him to his the Helluva Kick. Owens set Miz up in the corner, and Zayn ran towards him... but Miz recovered and shoved Owens into Sami Zayn! Owens knocked Zayn down, and Miz took advantage, hitting Owens with a Skull Crushing Finale onto another C4!

Corey Graves: The Miz getting his revenge for earlier!

Mauro Ranallo: Owens has taken a lot of punishment in this match, Corey... he must be on Santa's naughty list!

As Miz got to his feet, Sami Zayn grabbed him, hitting a brainbuster. Zayn then rolled out of the ring, getting a table. He set the table up and then grabbed The Miz, setting him up for a powerbomb. Zayn went to lift Miz up... but Miz blocked it and countered with a back body drop, sending Zayn through the table! With both Owens and Zayn down, Miz began to climb the ladder. As Miz got to the top of the ladder, Owens and Zayn began to stir. They rushed towards the ladder, but as they got there, Miz unhooked the championship! The referee called for the bell and Miz's music began to play. The referee ordered Zayn and Owens to take a step back, so Miz could climb down from the ladder. As Owens and Zayn argued with the referee, Miz jumped from the ladder, hitting them both with a double crossbody! The crowd cheered, and Miz smiled. He then exited the ring and made his way up the ramp before Zayn and Owens could seek retribution.

Mauro Ranallo: What a match that was, Corey! We've got Chris Jericho versus Syxx up next!


After a video package recapping Chris Jericho's history with Jimmy Havoc and Havoc's announcement that Syxx was returning to EBWF, "F.E." by 40 Below Summer hit and the crowd cheered as Syxx made his way to the ring.

Corey Graves: A former Intercontinental, X-Division and Tag Team Champion... this St. Louis crowd is pleased to see Syxx back in EBWF!

Mauro Ranallo: And what a way to return... a flaming tables match!

After Syxx had entered the ring, "Break The Walls Down" hit and the crowd booed as Chris Jericho headed to the ring. Jericho was wearing a singlet, which seemed to amuse both Syxx and the fans.

Mauro Ranallo: Jericho sporting a new look here! Presumably he's trying to protect himself from harm in case he gets put through a flaming table.

Around the ring were lighters and lighter fluid, along with tables (of course). Once Jericho was in the ring, the referee called for the bell and the two men locked up. Syxx put Jericho in a headlock, but Jericho fought out of it and whipped Syxx against the ropes, before hitting a dropkick. Both men got to their feet and Jericho threw Syxx into the corner, then hit him with a series of punches. He pulled Syxx out of the corner, hitting a suplex, then went back to the corner and began to unhook the top turnbuckle pad. The referee tried to stop Jericho, but Jericho shoved him away.

Corey Graves: The referee is powerless to stop Jericho here... anything goes!

After unhooking the turnbuckle pad, Jericho turned his attention back to Syxx... but Syxx was on his feet, and he hit Jericho with the Syxx Kick! Jericho rolled out of the ring, and Syxx followed Jericho to the outside. Syxx threw Jericho into the ring steps, then set up a table at ringside. Before Syxx could set the table alight, Jericho got to his feet and he threw Syxx into the ringside barrier, then hit him with a series of punches. Jericho lifted Syxx over his shoulders, then dropped him onto the barrier. Syxx cried out in pain as his ribs landed on the top of the barrier. Jericho then set the table on fire, and grabbed Syxx, but Syxx fought back with some punches. As both men tried to seize control, the flame on the table went out. Frustrated, Jericho tossed Syxx back into the ring. After re-entering the ring, Jericho dragged Syxx to his feet, dragging him towards the corner with the exposed turnbuckle. Jericho went to slam Syxx's head against the turnbuckle, but Syxx blocked it, slamming Jericho's head against the exposed turnbuckle! Jericho tried out in pain, and as he staggered away from the corner, Syxx grabbed him, hitting the X-Factor! Syxx then rolled out of the ring, grabbing a table and sliding it into the ring. Syxx set the table up in the ring, then set the table alight. As Jericho got to his feet, he saw the flaming table and shook his head. After shouting out "no!", Jericho rolled out of the ring and began running up the ramp. Syxx ran after him, and as Jericho reached the top of the ramp, Jimmy Havoc walked through the curtain with a team of security guards.

Mauro Ranallo: Nowhere for Jericho to go now!

Security were blocking both sides of the stage, with Havoc and more security blocking the curtain and Syxx behind him. Jericho looked panicked. Suddenly, he rushed towards the set at the top of the stage... and began climbing it! Havoc watched on with amusement as Syxx climbed up the set after Jericho.

Corey Graves: What was Jericho thinking? The only way to go from there is down!

Mauro Ranallo: I think the only thing Jericho is thinking is that he wants to get as far away from Syxx and the flaming tables as possible!

Above the stage entrance was a platform, and Syxx followed Jericho onto the platform, where the two men fought back and forth. Syxx looked to be gaining the upper hand, and Havoc got a table, setting it up underneath the set then lighting it on fire. Havoc yelled up to Syxx, then pointed to the flaming table. Syxx nodded, and went to throw Jericho off the set... but Jericho pulled Syxx down with him! Both men crashed through the table simultaneously, and the referee called for the bell!

Corey Graves: I guess it’s a draw, Mauro!

Havoc looked pleased, and he applauded the efforts of both men, then walked back through the curtain as EMTs tended to Syxx and Jericho.


The Elimination Chamber lit up and began to lower as the fans cheered, ready for the Women’s Championship Match.

Corey Graves: Natalya will defend the EBWF Women's Championship against five other women here tonight, and this crowd seems ready for it!

Mauro Ranallo: Natalya won the championship at Christmas Eve of Destruction last year, and except for a few minutes on Warfare earlier this fall, she has been the EBWF Women's Champion that whole time!

Corey Graves: Well, if anyone can survive the Women's Elimination Chamber, it's Natalya.

"Kiss from a Rose" by Wake Me hit the PA and the crowd gave a mixed reaction to the newcomer Mandy Rose.

Mauro Ranallo: The EBWF Universe is getting to know Mandy Rose. We'll see what she's got in this match here tonight.

Alexa Bliss came to the ring next to boos from the crowd, followed by Liv Morgan. Trish Stratus was the last woman to get into a pod.

Corey Graves: Nikki Cross and Natalya will get this match started!

Mauro Ranallo: The odds are really stacked against Nattie, having to start the match.

Christy Hemme: This match is an Elimination Chamber Match and it is for the EBWF Women's Championship! The match begins with two competitors inside the chamber, and four waiting in the attached pods. Every five minutes another opponent will be released from the pod and added to the match. Opponents will be eliminated by pin fall or submission until one woman remains. Your competitors, introducing first, from Yorktown Heights, New York, Mandy Rose! From Elmwood Park, New Jersey, Liv Morgan! From Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Trish Stratus! From Columbus, Ohio, Alexa Bliss! From Glasgow, Scotland, Nikki Cross and from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, she is the EBWF Women's Champion, Natalya!

The crowd was hot for the match as the bell rang.

Nikki Cross and Natalya locked up and Cross went for a headlock. They went back and forth. Cross leapt over the top and landed on the steel. She came back to the ring and Natalya went at her with hard knee strikes. Nikki rolled Natalya for 2 and they traded several pin attempts. Nikki came back and went for the Arctic Cyclone, but Nattie kicked her in the gut, blocking it. Nikki dropped Nattie out to the steel. Nattie fought back and suplexed Nikki to the outside steel. Nikki Cross landed on her feet and backdropped Natalya. Nattie landed hard on her hip on the unforgiving steel.

Mauro Ranallo: Nattie is going to be feeling that in the morning.

Nattie and Nikki went at it on the steel. Nattie suplexed her and rolled her back into the ring. Nikki springboarded in for the




Nattie kept in control and hit a facebuster. She went for the pin.




The five minute clock started counting down. The next woman in the match was Liv Morgan. Liv came in and went to work on Natalya. Liv rubbed Nattie's face into the steel and dropped him over the top rope. Liv climbed one of the pods and tried to hype the crowd up. She came off to he pod and hit a leg drop on Natalya.

Corey Graves: Nattie is taking a beating!

Liv rolled Nattie back in the ring and went for the pin.



Kickout by Natalya!

Liv took the fight to Nikki Cross now. Live went to splash Nattie in the corner, but the champion moved and Liv hit her face on the turnbuckle. The three exchanged some more back and forth action. Nattie and Nikki both went high risk and collided in mid-air. The five minute time went off and the next woman in was Alexa Bliss. Alexa came in with clotheslines but Liv kicked her in the face. Alexa hit a huge hip toss on Liv and threw her out onto the outside steel. Alexa leapt over the top now and landed on Liv. As Liv got to her feet, Alexa got up and hit the scissors kick on Morgan, and covered her.



Liv kicked out. Nattie ran into a boot from Alexa in the corner, but came right back with the high knee. Nattie took Alexa to the top for a big superplex. Nattie went for the pin.



Corey Graves: Another kick out!

Cross missed the Arctic Cyclone again and Nattie threw her to the outside steel. Nattie slammed Alexa and went up top. Nattie taunted Trish Stratus inside of her bode, and came down from the top to hit a big elbow drop on Alexa. Nattie went for the cover.




Corey Graves: So much for the Goddess!

Christy Hemme: Alexa Bliss has been eliminated.

Liv surprised Nattie with a roll-up.



Nikki interrupted the count by taking Liv out with the Arctic Cyclone. Nikki and Liv go at it now. Liv gets dumped to the steel and Nikki covered Liv for yet another quick two count. Nikki leapt from the ropes and dropped Liv with a tornado DDT. Liv was out cold as the timer went off again and Mandy Rose was the next woman to enter the match. Mandy came in and took control as everyone else was down. Rose did a quick cover on Liv, who kicked out at two. Mandy went to Cross and rammed her into the ring post. Mandy charged but ran into a big boot. She came right back and knocked Cross off the top turnbuckle. Mandy Rose covered Nikki Cross.



Corey Graves: Another kickout! Unbelievable!

Rose went for Natalya, and the two women went back and forth. Mandy's Wings was blocked, as was Nattie's belly-to-back suplex attempt. Mandy went for the 2 count. Mandy dropped Natalya with a DDT but Nattie kicked out at two again. Mandy Rose applied a modified octopus hold on Natalya as Trish Stratus looked on from her pod. Rose and Nattie went back and forth some more. Natalya got Mandy in the sharpshooter, but Mandy wouldn't tap out. The timer went off again and Trish Stratus entered the match. Nattie broke her hold and went straight for Trish. Trish dropped Nattie and kicked her in the back. The followed up with a drop kick and pinned Nattie.



Mauro Ranallo: The Champion kicks out!

Trish kept in control and went for the Sharpshooter herself.

Corey Graves: The audacity of Trish Stratus!

Natalya countered it and went for a power slam. Trish blocked it and hit a running bulldog. Trish nailed Air Canada, but Nattie kicked out at 2. Liv Morgan rolled Trish up from behind for a close 2 count. Trish hit the chick kick on Liv and covered her.




Christy Hemme: Liv Morgan has been eliminated.

Trish went to work on Nikki Cross before going back Natalya. Natalya catapulted Trish over the top rope and onto the steel. Nattie worked Trish over and whipped her into the pods. Nattie hit a face buster on Trish. She pulled Trish back to her feet, but Stratus came back and whipped Nattie into the pod. Trish slammed the pod door into Nattie's face, and Nattie went down. Trish went back to work on Cross now. Mandy Rose came from behind and took out Trish. Mandy charged Nikki in the corner and unloaded on her. Mandy hit knees to the gut. Mandy charged in the corner, but Nikki kicked her in the head. Nikki went for the pin.




Natalya had recovered and attacked Rose from behind. Mandy powerbombed Natalya and covered her for the 2 count. Nikki climbed on top of a pod now. Nikki hit a crossbody from the top of the pod and took out Mandy and Natalya. Nikki covered Natalya for two count. Cross got to her feet to attempt to beat Natalya down, but Trish hit her with a chick kick from nowhere and went for the pin.




Christy Hemme: Nikki Cross has been eliminated!

Mauro Ranallo: Natalya, Trish Stratus and Mandy Rose remain. What an incredible match, Corey!

Trish got to her feet and went to move on Natalya, but Nattie got her with a release German suplex. Natalya moved quickly and turned Trish over into the Sharpshooter. Trish tried to hold on, but with Natalya screaming for her to give up, Trish tapped out.

Christy Hemme: Trish Stratus has been eliminated!

As Nattie helped shove Trish out of the ring, Mandy turned to play to the crowd. Natalya attacked Mandy from behind. She hit the backbreaker, but Mandy kicked her in the head from the mat. Natalya went down, and Mandy quickly hooked the leg.




Corey Graves: Mandy Rose almost got the upset there!

Mandy hit a bulldog and pinned Natalya again.




Mandy went up top, as Natalya struggled to her feet. Mandy came off the top rope, but Nattie caught her with the Nattie-By-Nature discuss clothesline. Natalya went for the cover on Mandy Rose.




Nattie yelled at the referee, but kept control and took the fight to the corner. Natalya walloped Mandy with right hands. She snapped and grated Mandy's face against the chamber, while yelling at her that she was nothing.

Mauro Ranallo: That is completely unnecessary!

Nattie charges Mandy in the corner, but Mandy moves out of the way. Natalya bounced her head off of a pod, and Rose hit the Mandy's Wings on the rebound. She went for the pin.


Mauro Ranallo: This could be it!


Corey Graves: Are you kidding me?!


Mauro Ranallo: We have a new women's champion.

Christy Hemme: Your winner and NEW EBWF Women's Champion. Mandy Rose!

Mandy was emotional as she was awarded the championship belt. The crowd cheered as a video package began for the CM Punk and AJ Styles main event.


Mauro Ranallo: Well a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of here at EBWF. We are ready for the main event.

An ambulance began to back up onto the concrete floor below the staging area.

Christy Hemme: This match is a Three Stages of Hell Match for the EBWF World Championship! The first fall will be a tables match. The second fall will be a fall count anywhere match. The third and final fall, if needed, will be an ambulance match.

The familiar riffs of "Cult of Personality" began to play, and the crowd cheered for the arrival of CM Punk who did his usual entrance, miming checking his watch and screaming "It's Clobbering Time" with the crowd.

Christy Hemme: Introducing first, the challenger, from Chicago, Illinois he is CM Punk.

Punk got into the ring and "Phenomenal" hit the PA.

Christy Hemme: And now, your EBWF World Champion! From Gainesville, Georgia, A.J. Styles!

AJ got into the ring, which now had tables strewn about.

Mauro Ranallo: This first count is a tables match.

Corey Graves: And the matches just get more heinous as we go! I love Christmas Eve of Destruction.

The bell rang.


Styles and Punk exchanged shots early on. Styles dropped Punk over his back and stomped over his head. Styles bailed and pushed a table up against the ropes. Punk side kicked the table into Styles' face. Punk tried pushing the table in the ring, but Styles blocked it, and jumped over it, sending the table into Punk's face. Punk went to the outside, and started up the ramp to collect another table. Styles followed after him. Punk fought back with a kick to the got and elbow shots to the back of the neck. Punk looks to set Styles up for a sidewalk slam. Styles countered and Punk pushed the table over to avoid being thrown into it.

Corey Graves: The wherewithal of CM Punk!

They trade punches back toward the ring. Punk hits a big boot that drops Styles at ringside. Punk tossed a table inside the ring and set up another near the ring. Punk hit a big right to Styles. Styles returned with a kick and forearms to the back. He threw Punk over the table, went up to the top turnbuckle, but CM Punk bailed. Punk then sent Styles back first into the side of the ring. Punk tossed Styles back inside and dropped an elbow off the second rope. Punk had Styles up against the ropes with a series of knee shots. Punk tried kicking Styles from the ring apron to the table below, but Styles hung on with just his legs. Punk propped a table up in the corner, put Styles on his shoulder, but Styles jumped off and Punk leveled him with a series of clotheslines. Punk hit a quick snap powerslam. Punk tossed Styles over the top rope, but Styles landed on the ring apron. Punk missed a big boot. The two exchanged right hands near a table. Punk had Styles up for the GTS but Styles slides off, kicked Punk in the stomach and connected with a DDT. Punk caught Styles with a sidewalk slam. Punk grabbed the table and slammed it across the chest of Styles. Punk set the table back up near the corner. He put Styles chest first over the table. Punk went up to the second rope and jumped.

Corey Graves: Punk no!

Punk got a little overzealous, because Styles moved out of the way and Punk went crashing through the table all alone. Styles sat up, laughing.

Christy Hemme: AJ Styles is leading by one fall.


Styles bails out of the ring when he notices that Punk is pissed. Punk gives chase. They go up the ramp way, and the two started brawling on the stage. Styles dropped Punk and got a two count on the ramp. Styles hit an uppercut and threw Punk into a Christmas Tree. He went for the pin.




Styles laid out Punk with a clothesline. Styles then climbed the huge, spinning EBWF Logo and leapt off into Punk. It was only good for another two count. Styles was incensed, and walked Punk back down to the ring. Punk dropped him with an elbow to the jaw. Punk stomped on Styles and rammed him back in the corner. Punk too Styles to the top for a superplex. Styles countered and knocked Punk back to the mat. Styles came off the top with a missile dropkick for another 2 count. Styles took Punk to the corner and beat him down. Styles got a roll up, good for another two count. Punk countered but missed a clothesline. Styles hit a pink kick to the jaw off the second rope. He followed up with a big knee to the face, and another two count. Styles, unable to keep Punk down, rolled out to the floor. Punk followed after.

Corey Graves: Punk is trying to tie things up here.

They traded punches beside the ramp. Punk tried a suplex onto the barrier. Styles countered and tried the same. Punk fought out and backdropped Styles on the steel. Punk tried another pin, but the ref called it off at two. Punk grabbed Styles by his head and tossed him down the ramp. Punk got another two count, and was obviously frustrated. Punk brought Styles back down to ringside, and got under the ring. He came up with a milk crate and hit Styles over the head with it.



Mauro Ranallo: Another kick out!

Punk kicked Styles around in the ring, and started trash talking him. Styles recovered and fought back with kicks and right hands. Punk fought back but Styles dropped him with two clotheslines and a heel kick to the face. Styles got a two count, and when Punk kicked out, he hit a side leg sweep in the corner. Styles went for the Styles Clash, but Punk rolled through. Punk changed but Styles moved out of the way, and Punk ran into the ring post. Styles hit the Styles Clash this time, but Punk kicked out at two.

Corey Graves: Unbelievable! I thought Styles was going to retain.

Styles charged with a knee but Punk rolled him for a short count. Styles threw a kick to Punk's face and knocked him back out of the ring where a table was still set up. Styles pulled Punk up onto the table and went up to the apron.

Mauro Ranallo: This one isn't a tables match! This isn't necessary.

AJ went for the frog splash, but Punk moved out of the way. Styles went crashing through the table. Punk went for the pin.



Styles kicked out at two and a half! He was groggy, and Punk pulled him to his feet.

Corey Graves: GTS! GTS to the floor.

Punk went for the pin.




Christy Hemme: We are tied! CM Punk has one fall. AJ Styles has one fall.

Ambulance Match

Mauro Ranallo: One of these men have to put the other into that ambulance, and this thing will be over!

Corey Graves: Will AJ Style retain or will the returning CM Punk become the World Champion?

The bell rang for the third time and Styles quickly unloaded some wild punches on Punk. Punk reversed a whip, but Styles took him down with a running cross-body and some more punches. Punk rolled out of the ring, and Styles punched him before sending him headfirst into the steel steps. Styles then threw him over the commentary table. Styles punched him and stood on top of the table before coming off with a diving forearm to the face. Styles dumped Punk over the barricade into the crowd. They fought through the crowd before winding up by the ambulance. Styles sent Punk head first into the Ambulance. Styles opened the doors, and threw the stretcher out of the back of the ambulance, but Punk quickly uppercutted him and sent him into the ambulance. Styles baseball slid into Punk before he could shut the doors. Styles gave him a swinging neck breaker onto the floor. Styles grabbed two tables on the outside from their earlier match. Distracted by his work, Punk shoved Styles into the ambulance, but Styles head-butted him away. Punk slammed the door on Styles' knee. Styles rolled around in pain and the hobbled to the ramp.

Mauro Ranallo: This crowd is chanting for CM Punk as he goes on the hunt.

Punk chop blocked Styles on the ramp before rolling the discarded stretcher into Styles' knee. Punk punched him down the ramp, but Styles was able to kick him away. Punk rolled him into the ring, and Styles snapped him off of the top rope. Styles hobbled out of the ring and Punk got him down with another uppercut. Punk gave him a knee breaker on the ring post.

Corey Graves: Styles' knee is hurting.

Punk started talking trash to Styles in the corner. He stomped him, before climbing the turnbuckle and taunting the crowd. The crowd cheers, and Punk turns around to take a seat on the top turnbuckle. He waits for Styles to get to his feet, and then leaps off to hit him with the flying clothesline. Punk slapped Styles down a few times, before following up with Punches. Styles came back with a forearm, which angered Punk. Punk went for the GTS, but Styles elbows out. Punk backed Styles into the ropes, but Styles rebounded and hit a clothesline of his own.

Mauro Ranallo: Styles has Punk down!

They traded punches with Styles coming out on top. Styles hit the ropes, and Punk turned him inside out with another clothesline. Punk talked a little trash before throwing him out of the ring. Punk went outside and whipped Styles into the barricade. Punk dragged him through across ringside. Styles tried to fight back as they inched closer to the ambulance. Styles punched back at him. Punk quickly powered him into the ramp and clotheslined him onto it. Punk set up another table, and Styles kicked him away. Styles dove off the top of the stage with a clothesline, following up with punches. Punk countered by sending Styles inside the ambulance. Punk stepped up onto the ambulance bumper to go in after Styles, but Styles threw a huge first aid kit at Punk, causing him to fly backwards. It was enough of a distraction to take Punk down with some punches. Styles put him inside of the ambulance and closes a door, but he can't get the second door closed. Punk bursts out and takes Styles down to the floor. He picks styles up by the hair, and tosses him into the ambulance a few times. Punk set up a stretcher and tried to put Styles on it, but AJ fought back. Punk traded closed fists with him, but Styles rebounded off the stretcher with a clothesline. Styles clutched his knee before hitting him with a neck stabilizer. Punk elbowed AJ hard in the temple. and AJ toppled over.

Corey Graves: The tide is turning for AJ Styles.

Punk grabbed the table and set it up in front of the ambulance doors. Punk set Styles up on the table and punched him. Punk made a slow climb to the top of the ambulance, and he looked down at Styles. He dropped the macho man elbow off the top of the ambulance and went crashing through the table! The crowd chants, "This is Awesome", and "CM Punk" over each other. Punk took his time to get back to his feet as replays were shown. He tried to shake the feeling back into his leg, but Styles surprised him from behind with the Calf Crusher. Styles locked it on for a long time, before laying off to try to pull Punk into the ambulance. Punk kicks Styles off, and opens the ambulance doors. He tries to power the groggy Styles inside. Punk shuts one door, but he can't shut the other, Styles kicks Punk in the face. The two men fall of the back of the ambulance, but Punk gains his balance first and connected with the GTS onto the floor.

Corey Graves: That had to hurt! Styles is out!

Punk picks Styles up and powers him into the ambulance. The crowd chants "CM Punk" as the Best in the World slams the doors shut and the bell rings signaling he's won the match.

Christy Hemme: Your winner, and the NEW EBWF World Champion, C.M. Punk!

Mauro Ranallo: How about that! Our Savior returns just in time for the holidays!

Corey Graves: Punk is the new world champion. I never thought we'd see the day. Miracles happen! Merry Christmas everyone! We'll see you in the New Year!

The scene faded as CM Punk celebrated in the ring and Christmas Eve of Destruction went off the air.