Randy Orton vs. Sheamus
Sheamus acted as if he was ready to fight, then went to the floor to avoid Orton. The fans were all over him chanting, “You look stupid.” They locked up and Orton and Sheamus exchanged holds as they tried to attack the other’s arm.
Orton got the better of Sheamus, who went to the floor. This time, Orton followed and sent Sheamus into the barricade and tossed him into the ring. Sheamus immediately rolled to the outside where Orton caught him with a clothesline.
Orton tossed Sheamus back into the ring and drilled him with kicks. Sheamus and Orton exchanged uppercuts. Sheamus cut off Orton and nailed several backbreakers. He worked over Orton and locked him in a side chinlock. Orton fought his way out but was sent into the corner. Sheamus charged but Orton avoided him. Sheamus drilled his shoulder into the ringpost.
They battled back and forth while on their knees and then returned to their feet. Orton caught him with several clotheslines. He went for the snap powerslam but Sheamus held onto the ropes to avoid it. Sheamus went for White Noise but Orton avoided it and clotheslined him over the top to the floor. Sheamus pulled Orton to the floor. They battled and Orton slammed him on the announce table.
They returned to the ring where Sheamus missed The Brogue Kick and was caught with the Powerslam for a two count. Sheamus came back with the rolling Senton for a two count. Sheamus and Orton avoided each other’s finishers. Sheamus went for the Texas Cloverleaf but Orton escaped. Sheamus nailed White Noise for a two count.
Sheamus continued working him over with uppercuts but was cut off with several right hands and an exploder suplex. Orton stalked Sheamus, who was down in the corner, then beat him with right hands in the corner. Sheamus slipped out underneath and nailed Orton with Snake-Eyes. Sheamus went to the top but Orton caught him. They exchanged punches.
Orton went for a superplex and scored with it. JBL noted that was the move Orton’s father used to put a lot of people away. Randy, however, did not, as Sheamus kicked out. JBL said Scott Irwin created the superplex.
Orton went for the hanging DDT off the ropes and scored it. Sheamus came back and locked in the Texas Cloverleaf. Orton fought his way to the ropes but Sheamus pulled him back. Orton finally escaped and then caught Sheamus out of nowhere with the RKO for the pin.
Winner: Randy Orton