#OnThisDay 5 years ago, November 18, 2012. #WWE presented #SurvivorSeries from #BankersLifeFieldhouse in #Indianapolis, #Indiana. .
CM Punk defeated John Cena and Ryback in a triple threat match to retain the WWE Championship. Near the conclusion of the match, three men jumped the rails and attacked Ryback. Those three men were identified as Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, and Roman Reigns, all from NXT. The three would soon be collectively known as The Shield. As for Punk, the win made Punk the first man to hold the WWE Champion for one full year since John Cena in 2007.