Randy Orton vs. Antonio Cesaro
The two men worked some chain wrestling to start, and Orton gained the upper hand. Orton stomped Cesaro’s extremities. Cesaro began fighting back and dumped Orton to the floor as the show went to a commercial. Back from the break, Cesaro had Orton locked in a rest hold. Orton battled out, but Cesaro stayed in control and hit his gutwrench suplex for a two count. He followed with a European uppercut for a near fall.
Cesaro went back to the rest hold and Orton fought him off again. This time, Orton began to make his comeback with a series of clotheslines and a powerslam. Orton went for his hanging DDT, but Cesaro stepped through the ropes and caught Orton with a hotshot.
Cesaro attempted to hit Orton with a German suplex to the floor, but Orton managed to hold onto the ropes to save himself. Orton attempted a flying double-axe handle, but Cesaro stepped aside and Orton crashed into the barricade. Both men sold on the floor. The show returned to Cesaro working over Orton’s arm on the steel ring post. Cesaro went for a flying double-axe handle of his own, but Orton surprised him with a dropkick to the mush. Very good spot.
The two men traded a series of power moves and Cesaro returned to the top rope. Orton followed and cut him off before hitting a superplex for a great near fall. Cesaro battled back with a European Uppercut to the back of Orton’s head. Cesaro locked in an armbar and Orton screamed to sell the pain. Orton crawled to the ropes.
Orton surprised a charging Cesaro with a DDT and set up for the RKO, but Cesaro shoved him back and followed with an elevated European uppercut for a near fall. Moments later, Orton hit the RKO out of nowhere for the pinfall victory…
Winner: Randy Orton in 19:25