Backstage: Renee Young is outside Randy Orton’s locker room and she asks him about what he did last week. Randy says after what he did to Bray’s compound, who knows what will he do tonight. Orton says that AJ is Phenomenal, but Orton says he is one RKO from Wrestlemania. Orton says that if he was AJ, he would be afraid. He suggests that AJ . . . RUN.
AJ Styles versus Randy Orton in a Number One Contender Match for the WWE Title Match at Wrestlemania
They circle each other after the bell rings and then Styles charges at Orton and Orton moves. Orton goes for an RKO but Styles escapes and goes to the floor. Orton points to the Wrestlemania sign. Styles returns to the ring and they lock up. Orton backs Styles into the corner and Orton with a clean break with some help from the referee. Styles with a side head lock and Styles holds on when Orton tries to send him off the ropes. Orton with a belly-to-back suplex and Styles holds on. Orton with a shoulder tackle that staggers Styles and he has trouble getting back to his feet. Styles with a kick and punches followed by shoulders in the corner. Orton with a hard Irish whip and then Orton stomps on the back and he continues with the Garvin Stomp. Orton drops Styles on the top rope and he gets a near fall when Styles gets his hand on the rope. Orton sends Styles into the turnbuckles and follows with a European uppercut and he kicks Styles and chokes him in the corner.Orton punches Styles but Styles kicks Orton in the leg. Styles with more kicks to the leg and Orton goes into the corner. Orton with an Irish whip and then Orton with an exploder. Styles goes to the floor and Orton follows. Orton with a backdrop driver onto the ringside barrier. Orton sends Styles back into the ring and Styles clips Orton as he enters the ring.
Bray says that he comes from a place that Randy Orton is in now. Randy Orton appears on the TitanTron. He says he is here . . . and he is in Bray’s shed. You gave me the keys to the kingdom and he is dead center in the kingdom. He is in a place where you can smell the stench of evil in the air. This is your world Bray, but it is not mine.
Randy says it never was. There was a time when he said, if you can’t beat them, join them. He has another saying, when you join them, and at the right time, screw them. This is your temple, is it not? Your place of worship. This is sacred ground because when you look under this floor, you have the sister of Satan. Abigail was laid to rest right under his feet. Randy has a pick axe and he says what is left of her. How long has it been? How long has it been that the maggots and worms have been eating her flesh and bones. All that is left is her spirit. He sees Bray as helpless. You are stripped of your powers and ready to explode. Your black heart is beating through your chest because he might find out what makes you tick. He will burn the spirit of Sister Abigail. As long as you are the master and he is the servant, he would pledge his loyalty to Bray. In a few moments, I will be the Master and you will be the servant.
Randy throws down the axe and he grabs a can of gasoline and pours it all over the shed. Randy says he is coming for Bray and he is coming for his title at Wrestlemania. Randy says you are about to hear Sister Abigail scream. The last time you heard her scream was when she took her last breath. Randy goes outside and he pours a lot more gasoline. Randy lights a match and he says he is going to burn the soul of Sister Abigail to eternal damnation. Randy lights the shed on fire.
John Cena versus Bray Wyatt versus AJ Styles for the WWE Championship
Winner: Bray Wyatt
After the match: Bray celebrates in the ring and Randy Orton’s music plays and makes his way onto the stage. Orton walks to the ring and he gets onto the apron and enters the ring because he has something to say. Orton and Wyatt look around and Randy says he won the Royal Rumble and all the privileges that come with it. You are the WWE Champion. Randy says as long as you are the master and he is the servant, he refuses to face Bray at Wrestlemania. Randy says he pledges his undying allegiance to Bray Wyatt. Randy hands the mic to Bray and Orton goes down to a knee.
Bray says he has the keys to the kingdom.
John Cena versus Randy Orton (with Bray Wyatt) in a Non Title Match
Cena shows some foot work as he avoids Orton when he wants to lock up. They lock up and Orton with a side head lock. Cena with a shoulder tackle and he poses. Cena with a side head lock. Orton with a forearm but Cena with a shoulder tackle. Orton with a kick when he escapes an Attitude Adjustment set up. Orton chokes Cena in the ropes and then Orton stomps on the ankle. Orton continues with the Garvin Stomp. Orton gets a near fall. Orton returns to the reverse chin lock. Orton kicks Cena and Cena rolls to the floor in front of Wyatt. Orton goes to the floor and he punches Cena in the face. Orton Irish whips Cena into the ring steps and Wyatt gets up as we go to commercial.
We are back and Orton kicks Cena when he goes for the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Orton has an RKO blocked and Cena has an Attitude Adjustment blocked. Orton gets a near fall. Orton with a kick to the ribs and he sets for the IEDDT but Cena gets into the ring and he sends Orton over the top rope with a back body drop. Cena sends Orton into the ring steps. Cena picks up Orton and walks to the announce table and he tries for an Attitude Adjustment through the announce table but Orton escapes and he hits a back drop driver onto the announce table. Orton sends Cena back into the ring and then they exchange punches and kicks. Cena with a Blue Thunder Bomb and a Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cena with an Attitude Adjustment but Orton kicks out and the move forces Wyatt out of his chair. Cena goes up top but Orton stops Cena and hits a Super IEDDT. Orton looks around and then he twists to the mat. Orton with an RKO but Cena kicks out. Orton goes for another RKO but Cena blocks it and Orton holds on to the ropes and the referee gets knocked down.
Cena with a drop toe hold into the STF and Orton taps but there is no referee so it does not count. Cena releases the hold and Wyatt attacks Cena. Orton joins in the two-on-one attack. Wyatt has Cena set in Sister Abigail for the assist to Orton but Cena with a clothesline. Wyatt hits Sister Abigail on Cena. Luke Harper comes to the ring and he stares down Wyatt. Wyatt tells Harper to leave and Harper starts to go out of the ring but it is a tease for the discus clothesline. Orton returns to the ring and he goes for the RKO but Harper pushes him away and Cena with an Attitude Adjustment for the three count.
Winner: John Cena
The lights go out and The Wyatt Family make their way to the stage. Bray mocks Cena and says THE CHAMP IS HERE. He says everything is right with the world, hooray, but he does not mean it. The more things change around here, the more they stay the same. It is like some vicious cycle. The hands of fate have dealt you back the championship you so blindly covet. In two week’s time, you will be trapped like a rat inside the Elimination Chamber with him. There will be nowhere to run and nowhere to hide. He promises John that when everything is said and done, when the dust clears, he will be leaving that chamber the new WWE Champion. The world will have finally entered the Era of Wyatt. Bray says this is his destiny. He says things are changing around here and if you don’t believe him, you can ask his brother and the winner of the Royal Rumble match, Randy Orton. Randy says if by some miracle you make it out of the chamber alive with that title, he will be waiting for you at Wrestlemania. One way or another we are going to stop this vicious cycle and set that WWE Championship free. Bray tells John, ‘We’re Here’. They go to the ring and Orton and Wyatt stand on opposite sides of the ring. They enter the ring and the lights go out and Luke Harper stands in the ring when the lights come back on and he is standing next to Cena . . . and he is Cena’s ally tonight. Bray and Randy leave the ring Shane McMahon comes out and makes the tag team match of Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt against John Cena and Luke Harper.
John Cena and Luke Harper versus Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton
Cena and Wyatt start things off. Cena with a side head lock. Cena with a shoudler tackle and he tries to get Wyatt up but Wyatt escapes and Orton tags in. Cena points to the sign and he wants to go, but Harper tags himself in and Harper wtih a forearm and a slingshot senton. Harper with a double leg take down and punches. Harper with an Irish whip but Orton with an elbow. Harper with a drop kick and then he catapults Orton into the middle rope. Harper follows Orton to the floor and Wyatt gets in the way. Harper goes into the ring and rolls around Wyatt and he punches Orton and hits a back drop driver onto the announce table. Harper sends Orton back into the ring and Wyatt tags in. Wyatt gets in Harper’s face and Harper does not back down at first, but Harper tags Cena in. Cena looks confused. Cena with punches but Wyatt with a back elbow and Cena backs into the corner. Wyatt with punches and kicks. Wyatt punches Cena and John goes down. Wyatt with forearms and punches to Cena.
Luke Harper versus Randy Orton in a Stand or Fall Match
They lock up and go around the ring. Harper with a clean break and then they lock up again. Orton with a clean break as well. Harper has some words for Orton and then it is forearm time. Orton with a back elbow and Harper goes to the floor. Harper with a thrust kick when Orton goes to the floor. Harper with a palm thrust to the head as Wyatt stares ahead. Wyatt with a European uppercut and then he Irish whips Orton but Orton with a clothesline out of the corner. Orton with another clothesline and he ducks a clothesline from Harper. Orton misses the power slam when Harper holds on to the ropes. Orton sends Harper to the apron and then he hits the IEDDT. Orton twists to the mat for an RKO but Harper is able to recover. Orton punches Harper and he hits a back drop driver onto the ringside barrier. Orton slams Harper’s head onto the announce table and then he hits a back drop driver onto the announce table. Harper with a boot to Orton and that gets Wyatt to rise from his chair.
Wyatt picks up Orton and rolls him into the ring. Wyatt stands over Harper and sends him into the ring. We are back and Harper with a reverse chin lock as he looks to Bray for approval. Harper with a slam and Harper goes to the apron and up top. Orton punches Harper to stop him. Orton with more punches and he climbs the turnbuckles to set for and hit a superplex. Orton gets a near fall. Harper with kicks but Orton with a European uppercut and a power slam for a near fall. Harper with a back elbow and Michinoku Driver for a near fall. Harper gestures to Wyatt and he sets for the discus clothesline but Orton tries for an RKO but Harper with a rollup. Harper with a super kick for a near fall. Harper circles Orton and then he picks Harper up for a power bomb. Harper points to Wyatt and then Orton is able to escape and he gets a near fall with a rollup. Orton hits an RKO when Harper goes for the discus clothesline. Orton gets the three count.
Winner: Randy Orton
After the match: Wyatt enters the ring and he stands over Harper as he helps him up. Wyatt hugs Harper and then he hits Sister Abigail on Harper.