The WWE Championship match between Brock Lesnar and Rey Mysterio was slotted as the semi-main event at the Survivor Series pay-per-view. Going into this match, Mysterio promised that Lesnar would see a different side of him as he fights to honor his son Dominik, who was attacked by Lesnar a few weeks ago.
Mysterio started the match with a lead pipe in his hand as Lesnar backed off. Mysterio rushed at Lesnar but he ducked and Lesnar was able to get the pipe away from Mysterio. Mysterio was tossed on the announcer's table and then he took an overhead belly to belly onto the announcer's table lid.
Lesnar hit a German suplex on Rey and he landed on the pipe in the ring. Mysterio's son Dominik ran in the ring with a towel in his hand and pleaded for Lesnar to stop but Lesnar tossed the towel out of the ring. Lesnar then grabbed Dominik but Rey hit Lesnar with a low blow. Rey hit Lesnar several times with the pipe. Dominik used the chair on Lesnar's back. Rey and Dominick hit a double 619. Dominik hit a frog splash and Rey did the same and they both covered Lesnar but Lesnar kicked out. Lesnar hit a German suplex on Dominick and F5 on Rey for the win.