Randy Orton versus Daniel Bryan in a No Disqualification Match
They lock up and Bryan works on the arm and wrist. Orton with a reversal into a hammer lock. Bryan with an escape and he goes for the leg. Bryan with a kick to the hamstring and then he sets for the surfboard but he decides to drive Orton’s knees to the mat. Bryan with kicks to the back of the leg but Orton with a head butt and kicks of his own.
Orton with a slingshot suplex and Thesz Press but Bryan escapes and he applies a single leg crab. Orton gets to the ropes but Bryan does not have to release the hold. Orton kicks Bryan away. Bryan with kicks in the corner. Orton with a rake of the eyes and then Orton sends Bryan to the floor and Orton with a clothesline.
The referee starts his count because this is not a No Count Out Match. They return to the ring and Orton gets a near fall. Orton with a reverse chin lock. Orton with a head butt followed by punches on the turnbuckles. Orton with an Irish whip but Bryan flips over and he hits the flying clothesline. Bryan with the running drop kick into the corner followed by the hesitation drop kick for a near fall.
Orton with a kick but when he charges at Bryan, Daniel drops down and Orton goes over the top rope to the floor. Bryan goes for the suicide dive and Orton moves and Bryan hits the ringside barrier. Orton goes under the ring and he finds a kendo stick. Orton hits Bryan with the kendo stick.
They return to the ring and Orton gets a near fall. We go to commercial.
We are back and Orton has Bryan on the turnbuckles and he connects with a head butt before setting for the superplex. Bryan with punches and he sends Orton to the mat with a head butt. Bryan with a missile drop kick and both men are down. Both men struggle to get back to their feet and Bryan with kicks to the chest. Bryan misses a round kick and Orton hits an Exploder suplex.
Orton tries for the IEDDT but Bryan escapes and he tries for the No Lock but Orton escapes and he catapults Bryan over the top rope but Bryan holds on to the ropes and he skins the cat but Orton kicks Bryan in the chest and Bryan goes to the floor.
The official holds Orton back as Bryan is checked by the official.
Bryan goes after Orton and they fight to the floor. Orton with a belly-to-back suplex onto the ringside barrier. The referee has to stop the match on the order of the medical official.
Winner: Randy Orton (by referee stoppage)
After the match: Orton helps Bryan up and shows him some respect.