We are in the office and Kane, Triple H, and Stephanie are discussing something and Randy Orton enters and wants to know if they are on the same page. Randy wants to know if they will show him respect. Stephanie says hello and says that she didn’t hear him come in. Hunter wants to know if Orton is asking for interference or not. He tells Orton that he is the Viper, the Apex Predator, the WWE Champion and the face of the WWE.
Stephanie tells Randy to prove it.
Randy Orton is walking in the back and he sees Charles Robinson. Randy reminds Charles that he is the official for their match. They have known each other for a while. Randy says that he has always had Charles’ back. He expects Charles to put their friendship behind them and he will call this down the middle. Randy tells Charles that he gets what he is saying. Charles says that he will do what the Authority said.
Triple H is told that John Cena will be fine for tomorrow night even though his shoulder has to be iced. Randy Orton enters and Cena says that he is good to go and it looks like they have something to discuss.
Randy wants to know why Cena was in there and then he leaves.
WWE Championship Match: Randy Orton versus Big Show
The bell rings and Orton retreats to the floor to get inside Big Show’s head. Orton returns to the ring and Show backs Orton into the corner and he tries for a forearm but Orton escapes and Orton gets caught in the ropes before getting to the floor.
Show with a chop when Orton returns to the ring. Show with a chop to the chest. Show with punches in the corner and then he stands on Orton’s chest. The referee warns Show while Orton goes to the floor.
Show palms Orton’s head to get him back on the apron but Show is dropped on the top rope. Show with a clothesline and elbow drop for a near fall. Show sends Orton into the turnbuckles and Show with a chop. Show with another chop and he hits a splash in the corner. Orton with a drop kick and both men are down.
Orton with a forearm to the back followed by kicks to the head and chest. Randy with a leaping knee drop for a near fall. Orton with a front face lock on Show. Show gets Orton on his back and Orton with a sleeper. Show escapes the sleeper and both men are down. Show with clotheslines and an Irish whip. Show with a running butt splash and a shoulder tackle.
Show signals for the choke slam and Orton goes to the floor. Show sends Orton into the ring steps and Orton holds his right arm. Show sends Orton into the other steps. Show rolls Orton back into the ring and then Show goes up top but Orton with boots to the head and Orton sets for a super IEDDT but Show gets his feet on the mat so it is a normal DDT.
Orton flexes for the crowd and then he twists to the mat for an RKO push up but Show pushes Orton away. Show with a choke slam for a near fall. Show looks at his fingernails and it is time to make a fist and the KO punch. Orton rolls to the floor and he starts to go up the ramp.
Show follows after Orton but Orton with punches. Show tosses Orton into the ropes and the referee goes down.
Orton sends Show into the ring post and ring steps at the same time. Orton looks under the ring and he has found a chair. Show with a kick to stop Orton and then he knocks the chair away. Orton is sent over the ringside barrier and into the crowd. Show with a chop to Orton and they return to the ringside area. Orton drops Show on the top of the ringside barrier and Orton tries for the IEDDT on the ringside barrier but Show with the Knockout Punch.
Show drags Orton into the ring and the referee has recovered.
Triple H’s music plays and Show stops in his tracks while Hunter, Stephanie, and Kane make their way onto the stage.
Orton with an RKO to Big Show when Show turns around. Orton holds his jaw from the earlier knockout punch. Orton sets for the field goal kick and he connects and gets the three count.
Winner: Randy Orton
After the match: Triple H, Stephanie, and Kane make their way to ringside to applaud Orton’s victory.
John Cena’s music plays and he comes to the ring with the World Title belt held over his head. Cena stands face to face with Orton in the ring.
Cena and Orton hold their respective title belts over their heads as we go to credits.