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We have covered the obvious way for CM Punk to bounce back, which would be to have him win the WWE Championship.
What happens if CM Punk loses though? How would he bounce back then?
Ultimately, that question can only be determined by who wins next Sunday. If John Cena wins, there is not much Punk can do. However, the wild card in all of this is Alberto Del Rio.
What if Punk and Cena put on a great show, only to have Del Rio steal a win over one of the two? Alberto Del Rio will become champion.
This would actually help Punk, though not as much as it would if he won himself. Del Rio would become champion, causing CM Punk and Cena to continue their competitive rivalry.
Each would be fighting to become the top contender. If Punk wins this rivalry and faces Del Rio at a later date, it will be good for Punk.
I am not a Del RIo fan, but it would be amusing to have him win the match. We always talk about how Orton and Cena dominate everything, so this would be a way to shake things up and have three legitimate contenders in the mix.