Hunter says that it is good to be back. Despite everybody’s accusations of their alleged abuse of power, last week was a prime example of how vital they are to this show. Hunter says that without Authority, then Chaos rules. That was what we had last week. Hunter says that they couldn’t have been more disappointed about how Raw turned out last week.
The people who have avoided them, Brad Maddox and Vickie Guerrero, will be dealt with tonight. Stephanie says that they are well rested and they are back. Stephanie mentions that Survivor Series is on Sunday and . . .
Randy Orton makes a Bee Line to the ring.
Randy says that they want to blame everybody else, but he blames Hunter and Stephanie. They did not spell out who was supposed to be in charge. They did not tell the Shield to have his back. They gave Big Show a title match. He blames them for being choke slammed through that table last week. Orton says that he is the most valuable asset of this company.
Randy says that they should be protecting their most valuable asset more. Stephanie says that he is probably right. Orton says that he is jacked up over last week so he wants to know what they are going to do. Hunter asks Randy who he thinks he is. Orton says that he is the WWE Champion and the face of the company.
Hunter says that he is the face of Their Company. We get a feeble excuse me from Vickie Guerrero and Brad joins her. Brad says that he likes to take responsibility for his actions, but last week was all Vickie’s fault. Hunter says that it doesn’t matter whose fault it is, they all have to pay tonight. Stephanie says that with all of the handicap matches last week, they are desensitized to the damage that those matches can do to the Divas and Superstars. Therefore, Vickie and Brad will be in individual matches.
Vickie will face AJ Lee. Hunter says that even though it was all Vickie’s fault, he will have a match tonight . . . maybe right now, dressed exactly how he is. Brad will face Randy Orton. Hunter says that to make it fair, it will be No Disqualification.
Brad tries to go to the back, but Kane stops him and brings him back to the stage.
Randy Orton versus Brad Maddox in a No Disqualification Match
Brad goes to the floor and he does not look happy at his punishment. Brad returns to the apron but then he goes back to the floor. Brad takes a mic and he hides behind the announcers. He goes into the Roberts Cubicle but Orton stops Brad. Brad hits Orton with a mic and then he sends Orton into the ring post.
Brad returns to the ring and he hits a DDT for a near fall. Orton looks at Maddox and Brad is thrown over the top rope to the floor. Orton sends Maddox over the announce table and Randy rearranges things at ringside.
Orton sends Maddox into the ringsteps and then he connects with a forearm. Orton sends Maddox into the ring post and then he puts Brad on the ringside barrier for an IEDDT. Randy drags Brad to the ring and then he picks up the mic and rolls Brad into the ring.
Orton pins Brad’s arms with his legs and he hits Brad repeatedly with the mic and then the referee stops the match.
Winner: Randy Orton (by referee stoppage)
Backstage: The Shield and Randy Orton are in the back and Randy says that they better not have a new WWE Champion on Sunday. The Shield WILL have his back. Reigns says that if that is what the Authority wants, they will have his back. However, Orton better have their backs.
Big Show versus Ryback
Winner: Big Show
After the match, Randy Orton tries to attack Show from behind but Show with a spear and Orton goes to the floor.
Backstage: Randy Orton is getting ice for his ribs. He asks the medical staff where was the Shield and the Authority. Orton wants more ice and then he throws it against the wall. Randy wants to be left alone.
Backstage: Stephanie and Hunter are in their office and Randy Orton wants to know what happened to them and the Shield. He demands respect. Orton wants to know if he has their confidence as the Face of WWE. Stephanie says that they need to think about it.
Backstage: Stephanie and Hunter are done deliberating and she tells Randy that they have confidence in him as the Face of WWE. Hunter says that there will be no Shield, no help, and no interference. If Orton is confident, then he can beat Big Show by himself. Then everyone will know that beyond the shadow of a doubt, he can be the face of the WWE.
Orton says that he will show them confidence.