Backstage: Kane is excited over the cage match as he talks to Seth Rollins. Triple H enters the room and he tells Seth and Kane that this is the season premiere so they need to put on something . . . that no one will forget. Randy Orton enters.
Randy asks how memorable you want this to be. He says that one man is in the main event. It isn’t the corporate suit or the corporate sell out. He wants to do something that makes what Seth did to Dean Ambrose another day at Sunday School.
Hunter agrees and Randy says that Hunter will not regret it.
Backstage: The doctor checks on Jericho’s knee in the training room. Randy Orton attacks Jericho from behind and he sends Jericho into a table. Orton apologizes to Chris but it is the season premiere.
The doctor comes back to check on Chris as we go to commercial.
We are back and in case you were not watching three minutes ago, we see Randy Orton’s attack on Chris Jericho.
Randy Orton versus Roman Reigns
Orton is stopped momentarily by Reigns and they exchange punches. Reigns with the advantage and he punches Orton and clotheslines him over the top rope to the floor. Reigns goes to the floor and Orton avoids being sent into the apron. Orton sends Reigns into the ring steps and they return to the ring and Orton gets a near fall. Orton tries for a suplex but Reigns blocks it and hits a suplex of his own for a near fall.
Orton sends Reigns into the turnbuckles. Orton with an Irish whip and Reigns shows no respect to Orton with a clothesline out of the corner. Orton goes to the floor on an Irish whip.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Orton slams Reigns’ head into the ring steps numerous times. Orton rolls Reigns back into the ring and he gets a near fall. Orton with a reverse chin lock. We see footage from the commercial break when Orton Irish whipped Reigns into the ring steps.
We see Rollins and Kane watching the action on a monitor in the office.
Reigns with a head butt to Orton but Orton avoids a clothesline and Orton clotheslines Reigns over the top rope to the floor. Orton sends Reigns into the apron and follows with a clothesline. Orton poses for the people of Baltimore.
They return to the ring and Orton with a near fall. Orton with punches in the corner. Reigns with an Irish whip but he misses a splash into the corner, but Reigns with a clothesline. Orton rolls to the floor and Reigns runs Orton into the apron and then into the ringside barrier. Orton gets back in the ring and Reigns with punches from the apron. Orton drops Reigns on the top rope and then Reigns hangs in the ropes.
Orton puts Reigns on the top turnbuckle and then Orton goes for a superplex and he hits it but he can only get a near fall.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Orton with a reverse chin lock. Reigns gets to his feet but Orton sends him back to the mat and gets a near fall. Orton with punches to the head. Orton returns to the side head lock. Reigns powers out of the hold but Orton with a kick. Reigns and Orton exchange punches. Reigns in control but Orton with a kick. Reigns with a belly-to-back suplex and both men are down.
Reigns with two clotheslines followed by a Samoan Drop for a near fall. Reigns with a clothesline into the corner but Orton with a power slam for a near fall. Orton has Reigns on the apron and he tries for the IEDDT, but Reigns with an uppercut and somehow Orton falls onto the bottom rope for the Juggernaut Drop Kick. Reigns with a flying clothesline for a near fall.
Reigns with punches but the referee pulls Reigns out of the corner and Orton with a rollup for a near fall. Orton with a back breaker for a near fall. Orton looks around while Reigns is down in the corner. Orton runs into a boot from Reigns and Reigns comes off the turnbuckles but Orton with a power slam for a near fall. Orton sends Reigns to the apron and he tries for the IEDDT and he hits it.
Orton looks around and he twists to the mat for the RKO push ups. Orton tries for the RKO but Reigns escapes. Reigns with a Superman Punch and Orton is down and Reigns cannot crawl across the ring to make the cover.
Orton signals for Kane and Seth Rollins to come out. Rollins and Kane attack Reigns and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Roman Reigns (by disqualification)
After the match: Meanwhile, dozens of people adjust the ring and Orton calls for the steel cage to come down. Reigns fights off Kane, Orton, and Rollins for a moment. Rollins and Kane are ejected from the ring. A chair is in the ring and Reigns is standing over Orton.
Reigns sends Orton into the cage a few times and then Reigns with a spear to Orton.
The door is opened and Reigns keeps Kane out of the cage with the chair. Rollins with a cross body off the top of the cage onto Reigns. Kane picks up Reigns and sends him into the cage. Kane sends him into the cage a second time and then he hits a choke slam. Orton recovers and he tells Kane to stay back. Orton jams the chair into Reigns’ chest and then he hits him in the back with the chair. Orton hits Reigns again with the chair. Orton holds Reigns’ head up with the chair and jams it into the throat and then he hits him in the back with it.
They move Reigns in the ring and put the chair under his head for Rollins to hit Black Out.