WWE World Championship Match: Jinder Mahal versus Randy Orton
They lock up and Orton with punches and forearms and a head butt. Mahal with an Irish whip and Orton tries for an RKO but Mahal gets out of the way and goes to the floor to regroup. Mahal calls the Singhs for a discussion session. Mahal returns to the ring and Orton with a Thesz Press and then he drops Mahal on the top rope. Orton with the Garvin Stomp. Orton with an elbow and then he clotheslines Mahal over the top rope. Orton clotheslines Mahal on the floor and the Singhs run away from Orton. Orton sends Mahal into the announce table. Orton sends Mahal back into the ring and Mahal gets to the apron. Orton with a kick and he sets for the hanging DDT. The Singhs get on the apron and Mahal with a back body drop that sends Orton to the floor and Orton holds his knee. Mahal pulls the referee out of the way to go after Orton. Mahal with a punch and he targets the knee. Mahal with kicks to the injured knee and he breaks the count. Orton with a kick and Mahal Irish whips Orton shoulder first into the ring steps. Mahal sends Orton into the ring. Mahal puts the leg in the ropes and he adds pressure to the knee. Orton is sent to the floor and Mahal follows. Orton with a kick and head butt. Orton with a back drop driver onto the ringside barrier and Mahal falls into Cowboy Bob’s lap. Mahal sends Orton into the announce table. Mahal with an atomic drop to the knee using the table. Mahal slams the leg onto the announce table. Mahal sends Orton back into the ring. Mahal kicks Orton in the leg.
Orton with punches and a kick. Orton with a fallaway slam but Orton holds his knee as Mahal falls to the floor. Mahal kicks Orton in the knee and he drops Orton’s knee onto the ringside barrier. They return to the ring and Orton goes for an RKO but Mahal escapes and he hits a round kick for a near fall. Mahal with kicks to the leg and he continues to work on the knee. Mahal with a leaping knee drop to Orton and then he tries for the figure four leg lock. Orton rolls over and reverses the hold. Mahal gets to the ropes and Orton releases the hold. Mahal with kicks to Orton and he works on the leg. Mahal sends Orton’s knee into the mat. Mahal with a step over toe hold. Mahal continues to work on the knee. Orton with an inside cradle for a near fall. Mahal with a clothesline. Mahal puts Orton on the turnbuckles and he sets for a superplex in front of the man who used it so well in his career.. Orton with a head butt. Orton puts Mahal on the turnbuckles. Orton with forearms to the back and he sets for the superplex and he hits it but Orton holds his knee and he cannot make the cover. Orton gets a near fall. Mahal with a punch but Orton with a kick. Mahal with a kick and Orton punches Mahal. Mahal with a head butt and Orton with a European uppercut. Mahal and Orton go back and forth with forearms and European uppercuts. Orton with two clotheslines. Mahal misses a clothesilne and Orton with a power slam. Orton goes to Mahal on the apron and he sets for the hanging DDT. Orton hits it and then he looks around to get the energy to go for the RKO.
Backstage: Randy Orton walks in the back and he is asked about the reaction to Jinder Mahal. Randy says Jinder thinks the people don’t respect him because of how he looks or speaks. He thinks people don’t like him because of intolerance. They don’t like Jinder because he is an ass.
Baron Corbin versus Randy Orton
They lock up and go to stalemate. They push each other and lock up. Orton with a side head lock and take down. Corbin with a side head lock and Orton escapes. They do it a few more times and they push each other. Orton goes for the RKO but Corbin pushes him away. Orton with a side head lock but Corbin with a palm thrust to the throat. Corbin with a shoulder tackle and Orton with a leap frog but Corbin with an elbow. Orton sends Corbin to the mat. Orton with the Garvin Stomp. Orton goes to the turnbuckles and he flies with a double sledge to the head.
Orton with European uppercuts and punches. Orton with an Irish whip but Corbin slides to the floor and hits a clothesline when he returns to the ring. We are back and Orton misses a knee drop. Corbin kicks Orton in the corner. Corbin chokes Orton in the ropes. Orton with a kick and head butt. Orton with punches but Corbin with a knee. Corbin with an Irish whip and Corbin kicks Orton in the corner. Corbin punches Orton. Corbin with a Cobra Clutch but Orton with punches and a head butt. Orton with an Irish whip and Corbin tries to slide back in and Orton avoids the clothesline. Corbin with a boot to the head for a near fall. Corbin with a punch to the head and Orton goes down. Corbin yells at Orton and kicks him in the ribs. Orton with punches but Corbin with a forearm and punches. Corbin grabs Orton by the throat but Orton with an elbow. Corbin with a knee and then he charges into the corner but Orton moves and Corbin hits the ring post. Orton with two clotheslines and he ducks a clothesline by Corbin. Orton with a power slam but Corbin rolls to the apron. Orton sets for the IEDDT and hits it. Orton looks around and he twists to the mat to set up the RKO. Orton goes for the RKO but Corbin pushes him away. Orton with an elbow. Corbin with Deep Six for a near fall. Corbin with a forearm and Corbin slides to the floor again and Orton hits an RKO as Corbin returns to the ring for the three count.
Winner: Randy Orton
After the match: Jinder Mahal comes out and he tells Randy to relish his victory and savor his time with the title. On Sunday, he destroys his pride, his body, and his future. The Singhs attack Orton but Orton takes care of them and then Orton knocks Mahal off the apron. Orton sets for a double IEDDT on the Singhs, but Mahal hits Orton from behind. Mahal with the Cobra Clutch Slam and we go to credits.
House of Horrors: WWE champion Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt
They announced, via the ring announce JoJo, that the match would begin in the House of Horrors but would end in the Arena via pinfall, submission or forfeiture. We go to a limo pulling up to a house. Inside is Randy Orton, dressed to fight. He exits and there is a house bathed in a blue light. One of the lights inside turn off. A piece of farm equipment drives itself past Randy. We hear crickets. At the house, not in the arena back in San Jose. Orton cautiously tries to enter the house. He can spy Wyatt inside. Bray sees him and turns to face the window. Orton goes to the front door. He enters and we see all sorts of cuts. Bray;s voice warns him to “run.”
The door slams behind Randy and Bray attacks him from behind. He slams Orton into a wall and tells him that he took everything from Bray, so now Wyatt will take everything from him. He yelled at Orton that he could never leave. They battled inside the living room until Wyatt fled down a hallway. Randy followed and Bray’s hand broke through a wall to choke at him. Randy goes into a room with a bunch of mutilated baby dolls hanging from the ceiling. They played baby noises. Wyatt attacks the distracted Randy and they slam each other into the walls, breaking the plaster. They were actually hitting some pretty stiff shots that I suspect most will dismiss because this is pre-taped and edited. Wyatt disappeared and Orton tried to follow, demanding to know where he is. Orton entered a spooky room and then a kitchen. Wyatt tried to attack him with a rolling pin and then a frying pan but Randy fought back and beat him down with right hands until they were both down exhausted on the floor. Orton got back to his feet and Wyatt laughed at him. Orton tried to force him into a sink full of dirty dishes and was going to hit him with a frying pan but was lowblowed. Wyatt flipped a fridge over and trapped Orton underneath.
Bray goes outside. He screamed “Follow the buzzards” and on cue, the house is now bathed in a red light. Bray gets in Randy’s limo and tells the driver to go to the Arena. He sang “He’s got the whole world in his hands” as they drove away.
Randy Orton versus Erick Rowan in a No Disqualification Match
Rowan with punches and a back elbow that staggers Orton. Rowan with a head butt. Orton with a kick and clothesline that sends Rowan over the top rope but Rowan lands on his feet. Rowan pulls Orton to the floor but Orton with punches and forearms. Rowan tries for a slam but Orton sends Rowan face first into the ring post. Orton sends Rowan into the ringside barrier and then he hits a back drop driver onto the ringside barrier. Orton slams Rowan’s head into the announce table and then he hits a back drop driver onto the announce table. Rowan sends Orton into the ring steps and then back into the ring. Rowan with a splash into the corner followed by a drop kick and Rowan gets a near fall. Rowan goes under the ring for a kendo stick. Rowan hits Orton with the kendo stick. Rowan gets a near fall. Rowan goes under the ring for a table and he sets it up outside the ring. While Rowan deals with the feng shui on the floor, Orton has the kendo stick. Rowan picks up Orton and connects with a forearm to the back and sets for a suplex through the table on the floor. Orton blocks it and he punches Rowan.
Orton drops Rowan on the top rope and Rowan tries to hang on. Orton hits Rowan with the kendo stick but Rowan holds on after the first two but Orton runs at Rowan and knocks Rowan off the apron and Rowan goes through the table. We are back and Rowan with an Irish whip. Rowan chokes Orton in the corner. We see footage from the commercial break when Rowan was Irish whipped into the ring steps and Rowan’s knee hit the steps. Rowan sends Orton into the announce table a few times. Orton is sent back into the ring and Rowan grabs the kendo stick. Orton with a kick and then he hits the IEDDT. Orton looks around and he twists to the mat but Rowan is already on his feet. Rowan escapes the RKO and Rowan hits Orton with the kendo stick. Rowan kicks Orton to the floor. Rowan grabs the top of the ring steps and he hits Orton with the steps. Rowan grabs a chair and brings it into the ring. Rowan wedges the chair into the corner. Rowan tries to send Orton into the chair but Orton stops short. Rowan charges into the corner and is sent into the chair. Orton with an RKO for the three count.
Winner: Randy Orton
Sami Zayn versus Luke Harper versus Dolph Ziggler versus Mojo Rawley versus Erick Rowan versus Jinder Mahal in a Number One Contender Match
Winner: Jinder Mahal
After the match: Renee Young interviews Jinder. Jinder says you want to boo the Majarajah. You boo because he is not the stereotypical All American. Is it because of his family wealth? It is because he speaks two languages? You Americans do not accept diversity but you have no choice but to accept Jinder Mahal as your next WWE Champion.
Randy Orton’s music plays and he makes his way onto the stage. Randy says he guesses congratulations are in order. You have won the jackpot, but your prize won’t be this title. Orton enters the ring. The only prize you have awarded yourself is an RKO from yours truly. Before he puts his hands on Jinder, he has to deal with another thorn in his side. Randy says he does not know what a House of Horrors Match is, but if it is like the last house you took him to, he will burn it down as well. Bray Wyatt appears on the TitanTron and he tells Randy he wants him to feel his pain. He wants Randy to feel his suffering. All of the agony that he has had to endure, orchestrated by your hand. Still, none of these things will compare to what you will face in his House of Horrors. You don’t understand what you are getting yourself into. You may walk into the House of Horrors as the viper, but he promises Randy he will never walk out. Never . . . RUN
Erick Rowan versus Randy Orton
They lock up and Rowan misses a punch but Orton does not miss with a kick and then he sends Rowan into the turnbuckles and punches him. Orton with a kick but Rowan with a back elbow. Rowan with punches in the corner and then he puts Randy on the turnbuckles and punches him again. Rowan goes up for a superplex but Orton with punches and he sends Rowan to the mat with head butts. Orton with an elbow to a charging Rowan and then Orton with a power slam. Orton with the Garvin Stomp. Rowan goes to the floor and Orton follows. Rowan charges at Orton but Orton moves and Rowan hits the ring steps. Orton sets for the IEDDT and he hits it. Orton looks around and he sets for the twist to the mat to set up the RKO.
The lights go out and Bray Wyatt appears. He tells Randy that he is over here. He asks if you can smell it. He says it is fear and Randy reeks of it. He says their paths will cross again. He says he is the nagging conscience of a world full of monsters. He will see Randy soon in the House of Horrors. The lights go out again and when they come back on, Rowan is on the floor and Rowan hits Orton with the ring steps. The referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Randy Orton (by disqualification)
After the match: Rowan brings Orton back into the ring and Rowan hits a full nelson slam.