Randy Orton versus Cody Rhodes
They lock up and Orton with a side head lock take down and Rhodes with a head scissors but Orton escapes. Orton with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. They lock up again and Rhodes with a side head lock. Rhodes with a shoulder tackle. Orton with a back elbow. They lock up again and Cody works on the arm and he puts Orton in a top wrist lock.
Rhodes with a kick to the midsection but Orton with a kick and he sends Rhodes over the top but Rhodes skins the cat. Cody turns into a drop kick from Orton. Orton with another drop kick. Orton with a European uppercut and punches in the corner. Orton with another European uppercut to Rhodes. Orton with the Garvin Stomp to Rhodes. Cody with a kick to Orton.
The referee pulls Cody off Orton but Cody with a boot to the abdomen. Cody gets a near fall. Orton blocks a suplex and he hits a suplex of his own. Orton gets a near fall. Orton with a leaping knee drop. Orton with a wrist lock. Cody with a drop kick and a near fall.
Cody with kicks to Orton. Orton with an Irish whip but you don’t Irish whip Orton into the corner. Orton with a clothesline out of the corner. Cody goes to the floor and Orton follows and hits a clothesline. Cody escapes an IEDDT and he drops Orton on the top rope. Cody returns to the ring and Orton tries for the RKO but Cody avoids it and he backs into the corner as we go to commercial.
We are back and Orton punches Rhodes but Rhodes hits Beautiful Disaster on Orton and Randy falls to the floor. Cody picks up Orton and sends him back into the ring and Cody gets a near fall. Rhodes with another near fall and he gives Orton a taste of his own stomping. Cody gets another near fall.
Rhodes with a reverse chin lock. Orton gets to his feet and he connects with an elbow. Rhodes escapes a belly-to-back suplex and he hits the drop down uppercut. Orton with a boot to the abdomen and then he hits the Flair knee drop and he gets a near fall. Rhodes with punches and he chokes Orton in the corner. Orton with kicks and head butts followed by punches.
Orton with an Irish whip but he runs into a boot. Rhodes goes to the turnbuckles and connects with an elbow to the back of the neck and Cody gets a near fall. Cody says that Randy is done. Cody goes up top but Orton crotches him. Orton sets for a superplex and he hits it. Orton gets a near fall.
Orton with two clotheslines and he avoids a clothesline and hits a power slam. Orton picks up Cody and hits an Exploder suplex that sends Rhodes to the apron. Orton with the IEDDT and then he looks around and twists to the mat for the RKO. Cody counters the RKO with Cross Rhodes but Cody can only get a two count. Rhodes throws a tantrum and he claims that was three. Cody yells at Orton and he goes for Beautiful Disaster but he was too far away and Orton is able to hit the RKO and get the three count.
Winner: Randy Orton
After the match: Matt Striker asks Randy about Big Show, who turned on him three weeks ago. Is Randy still haunted by that moment? Randy says that it fuels him. He has never been so focused. He has never felt so extreme.
Orton gives Cody another RKO.