Backstage: Randy Orton and Sheamus speak about Orton’s match with Big Show later tonight. Sheamus says he will watch his back for the Shield during the match, Randy thanks Sheamus for his help, and walks away.
Randy Orton makes his way to the ring. A highlight from Raw is shown, when Randy Orton connects with an RKO to Seth Rollins from behind. Orton runs to the crowd. Big Show makes his way to the ring.
Randy Orton vs. Big Show
Randy and Show lock up, as Show pushes Orton down. Orton throws fists at Show leading him to the corner. Show puts Orton in the corner, going for a chop. Orton reverses, putting Show in the other corner. Show is punched in the face ten times. Show pushes Orton away, following with a headbutt. Show connects with a fist to a cornered Orton. Show connects with a chop from the corner. Show connects with a gut punch. Orton tries to fight back, but is chopped in the corner again. Show whips Orton to the corner, splashing him. Show runs the ropes, but is dropkicked to the floor.
The show begins with a highlight from Elimination Chamber showing Alberto Del Rio defeating Big Show. Jack Swagger is shown winning the Chamber match. Also, The Rock is shown revealing the new WWE Championship. John Cena and CM Punk will have a match on Raw, where the winner will challenge the Rock for the WWE Championship at Wrestlemania. Cena is shown staring at the Rock, but is attacked from behind by CM Punk.
Ricardo Rodriguez introduces Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio makes his way to the ring with Rodriguez. Del Rio says at Elimination Chamber, he retained his Championship. Del Rio says he is now going to Wrestlemania. Del Rio says he found out his opponent would be Jack Swagger. With Swagger’s new attitude, Swagger thinks he is what’s wrong in America. Del Rio says he has seen all the videos, speaking about the problem being immigrants. Del Rio says this country was built by hard working people, immigrants included. Del Rio says that is why America is so great, and as a result of the American Dream, he is the World Heavyweight Champion. Del Rio says Swagger claims to be the “Real American,” but is only a real jackass. Del Rio says immigrants don’t look for hand-outs, but would like to lay his hand out across Swagger’s face. Randy Orton interrupts.
Orton says he will do his best to stay calm, cool and collected. Orton says something was taken from him at the Elimination Chamber PPV. Orton says the chance was taken by Jack Swagger. Orton says he would have done the exact same thing, but Orton wants to take out his frustration on Swagger tonight. Orton asks Del Rio to step aside for tonight, because he wants to take on Swagger. Booker T interrupts.
Booker says he wants to have a Champion vs. Champion match, as Alberto Del Rio will face Wade Barrett. Also, Jack Swagger will face Randy Orton.
Backstage: Randy Orton is walking, as Matt Striker interviews him. Matt asks how Randy feels about facing Mark Henry tonight. Striker runs away as Henry comes up to him. Henry’s music plays as he walks away.
Randy Orton vs. Mark Henry
They lock up, as Orton is backed into the corner. Mark backs away. They lock up again, as Orton is thrown into the corner. Mark runs to him, but Orton throws fists. Henry tries again, but is tripped into the turnbuckle with a Droptoe Hold. Henry rolls to the floor, as Orton follows. Randy connects with a Lariat. Mark rolls back in the ring. Orton is pushed to the mat, then pinched in the corner. Henry connects with a Hip Toss from the corner. Mark goes for a Splash, but Orton moves. Randy connects with a Dropkick. Orton sets up Mark in the corner, connects with punches from the top rope. Mark throws Randy over, as he falls to the floor.
Randy Orton makes his way to the ring. Mark Henry makes his way to the ring.
Randy Orton vs. Mark Henry
They lock up, as Orton is backed into the corner. Henry backs up, missing with the Lariat. Orton connects with one of his own to a cornered Henry. Mark throws a back elbow to Orton’s face, kicking his chest. Henry throws Orton to the floor, as he follows. Henry clubs Orton’s back with a forearm. Henry picks up Orton, going to slam him into the ring post. Orton reverses, throwing Henry into the steel post. Henry gets back into the ring, throwing Orton in the corner. Orton sits on the top rope, hitting Henry’s chest. Henry pushes Orton off the top rope with a fist. Henry rolls Orton back in the ring and pins. Kick out. Henry stands all his weight onto Orton’s chest. Henry locks in a claw on Randy’s shoulder. Orton elbows out, but is headbutt. Orton is whipped into the corner, and is hit with a Lariat, followed by a Dropkick. Orton connects with a Rope Hung DDT. Orton calls for an RKO, but Henry reverses into a corner Splash. Henry connects with the World’s Strongest Slam for the win.
Winner and Entrant in Elimination Chamber Match: Mark Henry via pinfall
Inside the ring, Booker T is surrounded by Team Hell No, Sheamus, Randy Orton, Dolph Ziggler and The Great Khali. Booker says he will take everybody back to the Royal Rumble. John Cena won the match, and will challenge for the WWE Championship at Wrestlemania. Booker says everyone is here to determine who the World Heavyweight Champion going into Mania. Booker says they are all here because they are former World Champions. Booker says there are only six spots available.
Randy Orton makes his way to the ring. Wade Barrett makes his way to the ring.
Randy Orton vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett
Wade goes for a Lariat, but Orton whips him from the corner. Orton takes out Barrett with a Lariat, followed by a Dropkick. Barrett rolls to the floor. Wade gets back in the ring. Orton is kneed in the gut, and punched to the corner. Wade is punched, then whipped. Orton is kicked in the chest, followed by a Big Boot. Pin, but a kick out. Wade connects with a Neckbreaker. Barrett chokes Orton on the ropes with his knees. Orton is seated on the second rope, and is kneed in the face. Wade follows with a Big Boot as Orton falls to the apron. Pin, but a kick out. Barrett locks in a Headlock. Orton stands out, connecting with a Snapmare. Barrett is taken out with Lariat, followed by a Scoop Slam. Wade is put on the apron, but gets away. Orton follows to the floor, and is pushed into the ring post. Barrett goes for the Bull Hammer, but misses and hits the ring post. Orton puts Barrett on the apron, and connects with a Rope Hung DDT. Orton connects with the RKO for the win.
Winner: Randy Orton via pinfall
Randy Orton vs. Drew McIntyre w/ Heath Slater and Jinder Mahal
Draw kicks Orton into the corner, stomping him to the mat. Drew throws Orton into the opposite corner, but is taken out with a Lariat. Drew is hit with a Scoop Slam. Orton is elbowed by a cornered Drew, but connects with a Backbreaker. Drew is put on the apron, but Jinder interferes. Orton connects with an RKO. Drew is hit with a Rope-Hung DDT. Heath interferes, but is also hit with an RKO. Finally, Drew is taken out with an RKO.
Winner: Randy Orton via disqualification