WWE Capitol Punishment

2011 WWE pay-per-view event

Capitol Punishment was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event made by WWE. The event took place June 19, 2011 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.. It was the first Capitol Punishment event.[2][3] Eight matches overall took place, with all of them airing live on PPV.[4]

Capitol Punishment (2011)
"Capital" by Jim Johnston[1]
DateJune 19, 2011
VenueVerizon Center
CityWashington, D.C.
Pay-per-view chronology
Over the Limit (2011) Capitol Punishment (2011) Money in the Bank (2011)
None chronology
Extreme Rules (2011) Capitol Punishment (2011) TBA


# Match Stipulations[4]
1 Dolph Ziggler beat Kofi Kingston (c) Singles match for the WWE United States Championship[4]
2 Alex Riley beat The Miz Singles match[4]
3 Alberto Del Rio beat Big Show Singles match[4]
4 Ezekiel Jackson beat Wade Barrett (c) Singles match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship[4]
5 CM Punk beat Rey Mysterio Singles match[4]
6 Randy Orton (c) beat Christian Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship[4]
7 Evan Bourne beat Jack Swagger Singles match[4]
8 John Cena (c) defeated R-Truth Singles match for the WWE Championship[4]
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match


  1. "‎WWE: Capital (Capitol Punishment) - Single by Jim Johnston" – via itunes.apple.com.
  2. "Capitol Punishment". WWE. Archived from the original on 2011-06-29. Retrieved 2011-06-19.
  3. "WWE presents Capitol Punishment Pay Per View Event". Verizon Center. Archived from the original on 2011-06-24. Retrieved 2011-06-19.
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 Jason Powell. "6/19 Powell's WWE Capitol Punishment PPV results and review: John Cena vs. R-Truth for the WWE Championship, Randy Orton vs. Christian for the World Hvt. Championship, Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio". ProWrestling.net. Retrieved 2011-06-19.

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