Randy Orton’s music plays and he asks Kevin if he has put on weight lately. He praises Cesaro’s glasses. Randy says that if anyone deserves a title shot tonight, it is him.
Seth says that it is not going to happen. Seth says Tom Brady has a better chance of getting a free meal in Seattle than any of you jerkoffs getting a title match. The only thing that matters is what he thinks. He tells everyone that they should get out of his ring.
Triple H’s music plays and he comes out and he says that was an interesting thing for Seth to say when he said that he does not care about what the Authority says.
Seth says that he did not mean it that way.
Hunter says that we are two weeks away from SummerSlam and doctors are telling him that John Cena is 50/50 at best to make it to SummerSlam and that means turmoil for the WWE Championship. That turmoil can create for some great competition. In that ring tonight, there will be a triple threat match. Cesaro, Kevin Owens, and Randy Orton will be in that match. The winner will be in the main event tonight against Seth Rollins for the WWE Championship.
Cesaro vs. Kevin Owens vs. Randy Orton
Owens pushes Cesaro and Orton tries for an RKO on Owens but Owens pushes him away. Owens goes to the floor and Orton with a rollup on Cesaro for a near fall. Cesaro with a baseball slide to the floor and he goes after Owens. Orton comes up behind Owens and clotheslines him. Cesaro sends Orton into the ringside barrier. Cesaro with a sunset flip and then he sets for the giant swing but he goes for a double stomp instead and gets a near fall.
Cesaro with an Irish whip and running European uppercut into the corner. Cesaro with another one and Orton with a t-bone suplex to Cesaro and Owens with a back senton onto Cesaro. Orton with a t-bone suplex to Owens and Kevin goes to the floor. Orton tries for the IEDDT but Cesaro sets for the giant swing on Orton. Owens pulls Cesaro out and sends him into the ring post. Owens drops Orton on the top rope and hits a back senton for a near fall.
Owens kicks Orton and he does the Orton pose. Owens with a forearm followed by an Irish whip but Owens with a clothesline and he does the Orton pose. Orton stomps on the hand and then he stomps on the midsection. Cesaro with a clothesline to Orton and he sends him to the floor. Owens kicks Cesaro to the floor and Cesaro misses a forearm and Orton with a back drop driver onto the ringside barrier. Orton Irish whips Owens into the ringside barrier.
Orton Irish whips Cesaro towards Owens and Cesaro tries to suplex Owens into the crowd but Owens sends Cesaro into the crowd. Orton with a back drop driver onto the ringside barrier. Orton gets a near fall on Owens. Orton with a suplex to Owens and he gets a near fall. Orton and Cesaro with European uppercuts and Cesaro shows Orton how it is done. Owens with European uppercuts to Cesaro and then Owens sends Cesaro to the floor. Orton with a back breaker to Owens.
Cesaro goes up top and hits a cross body for a near fall. Cesaro with a European uppercut but Orton fires back. They go back and forth until Cesaro gains the advantage. Cesaro with an Irish whip to Orton and Orton with a clothesline out of the corner. Cesaro blocks an RKO attempt and counters into the crossface. Orton gets to the apron and then to the floor but Cesaro holds on until the last minute. Owens knocks Cesaro to the floor and Owens with a flip dive onto Orton and Cesaro.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Owens with a back elbow and then he send Cesaro into the ring post. Owens with a cannonball for a near fall. Owens goes to the apron and then he goes up top but Orton stops him and sets for a superplex. Owens with a head butt to send Orton to the mat and Cesaro with a drop kick to Owens. Orton and Cesaro set for a double superplex on Owens. Cesaro gets a near fall but Orton pulls Cesaro off.
Orton punches Cesaro and Cesaro with European uppercuts. Cesaro with the giant swing and then he sets Orton in the Sharpshooter. Orton tries to get to the ropes but Cesaro pulls Orton into the center of the ring. Owens kicks Cesaro into Orton and Owens with a rollup to Cesaro. Owens sends Cesaro to the apron and Orton with a clothesline. Orotn with a power slam and he grabs Owens and Cesaro for a double IEDDT and he hits it.
Orton looks around and he twists to the mat and Cesaro pushes Orton away on an RKO attempt. Owens pulls Orton to the floor and he hits a Fallaway slam that sends Orton into the ringside barrier. Cesaro with a plancha onto Owens. Cesaro with a cross body to Owens and Owens rolls through for a near fall. Cesaro with a springboard European uppercut for a near fall. Cesaro puts Owens on the turnbuckles and he punches Owens. Cesaro climbs the turnbuckles for a superplex but Owens drops Cesaro on the top rope and then Owens with a swanton onto Cesaro’s knees.
Cesaro runs into a super kick and then he tries for the pop up power bomb but Cesaro leaps over Owens and Orton with an RKO to Owens and then one to Cesaro for the three count.
Winner: Randy Orton
After the match: While Randy Orton celebrates, we see Seth Rollins watching on the monitor in the Authority’s office.
Randy Orton vs. Seth Rollins
Rollins goes to the floor before locking up. Rollins returns to the ring and he kicks Orton and it goes into the corner and the referee warns Seth. Rollins with a punch and he chokes Orton in the ropes. Rollins punches Orton and connects with shoulders. Orton with an Irish whip and Rollins does a Michaels Flip and avoids an RKO and goes to the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Rollins with a reverse chin lock. Rollins with Sling blade for a near fall. Rollins with a neck breaker. Rollins goes for a suicide dive but Orton with a forearm. Rollins is dropped on the top rope and Orton with two clotheslines but Rollins knows the power slam is next so Rollins holds on to the ropes. Orton eventually hits the power slam and gets a near fall.
Orton sets for the IEDDT but Rollins gets to the floor and then he takes his title belt and he starts to leave but Orton clotheslines Rollins into Yeatonville and thankfully avoided hitting Lillian who sensed it was coming.
Orton sends Rollins into the announce table and hits a back drop driver onto the announce table. Rollins with a back elbow and then he tries to send Orton into the referee. Rollins with a rollup for a near fall. Rollins argues with the referee and Orton with a rollup for a near fall. Rollins with a super kick. Rollins goes up top but Orton recovers and crotches Rollins.
Orton with a superplex and both men are down. Orton gets a near fall. Rollins with a back heel kick and he sets for the Pedigree but Orton with a back body drop. Rollins lands on his feet and Orton sends Rollins to the apron and tries for the IEDDT but Rollins gets into the ring and he sends Orton to the apron and hits an enzuigiri. Rollins teases an IEDDT on Orton and he hits it.
Rollins pounds the mat and suggests that he might hit an RKO on Orton. Rollins with a kick and he sets for the Pedigree but Orton is able to escape it. Rollins tries again and Orton with a back drop onto the apron. Rollins comes off the turnbuckles into an RKO but Sheamus pulls Orton out and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Randy Orton (by Disqualification)
After the match: Sheamus sends Orton into the ring steps and then into the crowd. Sheamus brings in the brief case and he hits a Brogue Kick on Rollins.
While Sheamus explains what he wants to do to the referee, Randy Orton returns to the ring and hits an RKO.