Backstage: Randy Orton walks in the back and he stops by Kane. Randy says Kane is the only other one in this building who knows what it is like to go through hell. He is tired of living in Bray Wyatt’s world. He says in his world, there are no games, just pain, misery, and chaos. There are voices and they need to stop. There is no way out of his world. Randy asks Kane if he wants to come along for the ride.
Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper versus Randy Orton and Kane
Kane and Harper start things off and Kane with uppercuts. Harper with forearms. Wyatt tags in and Kane puts him in the corner and connects with punches. Wyatt with a kick and then he runs into a boot. Wyatt goes to the floor and then Orton sends Wyatt into the apron and then back into the ring. Kane grabs Wyatt by the throat but Wyatt escapes and goes to the floor. We are back and Orton has Harper on the turnbuckles and he sets for a superplex and hits it. Kane tags in and hits a shoulder tackle and follows with a clothesline and Irish whip followed by a clothesline and side slam. Kane with a drop kick and then he grabs Wyatt on the apron. Harper attacks Kane and then he hits a drop kick. Wyatt sends Kane into the ring post and ringside barrier before sending him back into the ring. Wyatt with a back senton and he gets a near fall.
Wyatt with a punch and he tags in Harper and Harper with a thrust kick. Harper with more kicks in the corner and Wyatt tags back in. Wyatt with a knee and kicks. Harper tags in and he connects with a palm thrust to the throat. Kane with a DDT and both men are down. Wyatt and Orton tag in and Orton with clotheslines and he ducks a clothesline. Orton with a power slam and then he hits a Thesz Press and Orton punches Wyatt. Wyatt goes to the apron and he pulls Orton to the floor. Orton with European uppercuts and he sends Wyatt into the announce table and then he sends Harper over the announce table. Orton with a clothesline to Wyatt and then he sends Wyatt into the ringside barrier and ring steps. Orton rolls Wyatt back into the ring and Wyatt begs for mercy. Orton sends Wyatt to the apron for the IEDDT and Orton hits it. Orton looks around and twists to the mat and punches it to set up for the RKO, but the referee is distracted by Kane and Luke Harper. Wyatt sends Orton into a super kick from Harper and then Wyatt misses a back senton.
The lights go out. They come back on . . . and Luke Harper is on the apron in Kane’s place. Orton is shocked and he turns around into Sister Abigail and the three count.
Winners: Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper
Bray Wyatt versus Kane
Wyatt goes to the corner and he leans back. Wyatt with a crab walk and he sees Randy Orton on the TitanTron and Orton is upside down. Orton says he is seeing the world the way Bray sees it…upside down. At No Mercy he will turn Bray’s world right side up…like this (Randy goes to normal). Randy says he can play Bray’s game better. If you think you are the predator, come catch him in the ring. Kane has retuned to his feet and he tries for a choke slam but Wyatt escapes. Kane with an uppercut and Wyatt goes to the floor. Wyatt walks away as the referee makes his count and he gets to ten.
Winner: Kane (by count out)
Backstage: Bray Wyatt continues to walk in the back and calls out Randy Orton. Bray sees his rocking chair and Bray asks if this is how they are going to play. He wants to know if this is all that Randy has. Randy closes the metal door and Randy asks Bray how does it feel that the hunter is now the hunted. Randy asks the Lord to have mercy . . . or not.
Backstage: Bray is still in his rocking chair and now he is singing. Bray says he is so happy to see him. He knew he would be back. He says he is ready to go home as he holds out his hand.
We are back and we are on the other side of the door and Orton opens the door but Bray is gone. Orton does not know where he went. Orton throws the rocking chair at the other side of the container and he leaves.
Randy Orton comes to the ring and he has something to say. Randy says he knows why Bray Wyatt likes to talk about fear. By playing mind games, you think you will take away his focus. You attack people from behind like you did at Backlash. You do it because you are afraid. People are afraid of many things . . . heights, spiders, snakes. He says Bray Wyatt, you are afraid of him. Enough mind games and sneak attacks. He wants Bray to get his ass to teh ring, if he is man enough and face your fears. The lights go out and Bray appears on the TitanTron. Bray asks if Randy ever heard of Hansel and Gretel. He says he heard Randy telling his kids about it. Two kids in a deep, dark place and they leave breadcrumbs to leave a trail home. Bray says he left his own trail and it takes Randy through the prison that is his mind. Bray says this is his world and he is a God. Bray says he makes the rules. Bray tells Randy to hurry because the sands of time wait for no mortal man.
Bray starts singing. Orton leaves the ring and heads to the back.
Backstage: Bray Wyatt’s music plays and we see Randy Orton walking through the bowels of the building looking for Wyatt. He sees a symbol on the wall and Orton turns it and then Orton hears a noise. Orton walks away and the symbol is turned again as we see Erick Rowan standing there.
Backstage: Randy Orton continues his tour of the bowels of the arena and he walks past a door that says “I Am a God” and another one that says to choose wisely. The other door says “Predator or Prey” Randy opens the door that says ‘I am a God” and there is a cardboard cutout of Randy inside. Randy goes to the other door and he opens it and it is Erick Rowan waiting inside for him. Orton does not open the door fully and closes it.
Backstage: Bray Wyatt shows up and he says he is disappointed in Randy Orton. He says the viper has no fangs and he has no poison. You are taking all of the fun out of his game. Where are you Randy? Bray wants to know where is the great predator? We see a masked man appear behind Bray and it is Randy Orton. Bray calls Randy a coward, not knowing Randy is standing right behind him. Orton punches Wyatt but Wyatt with a knee and he leaves. Randy sits down on Bray’s stool and he puts the mask on and he laughs and then there is a glitch so we see Bray again.
Randy Orton versus Erick Rowan
Orton goes for the RKO right away but Rowan pushes him away. Rowan with a spinning power slam and then he punches Orton and drops an elbow or two. Rowan with a forearm but Orton kicks Rowan. Orton with forearms but Rowan with a kick and head butt. Rowan with a drop kick and Orton goes to the floor. Rowan sends Orton into the ring steps and then he sends Orton back into the ring as Rowan poses. Orton kicks Rowan as he tries to get back into the ring and Orton hits the IEDDT. Orton looks around and then he twists to the mat and pounds it before he hits the RKO and gets the three count.
Winner: Randy Orton
After the match: the lights go out and then they go back on but the ring only contains Orton and a lamb mask.
Randy Orton makes his way to the ring. Randy tells Bray all you do is talk. You say you’re the face of fear and he finally know what that means. You are the face of fear because you are afraid. You are afraid of him. You were afraid of him on Sunday so you attacked him from behind. It did not work. You are not the first and you won’t be the last. Randy says he is in the ring by himself so if you have the balls, come to the ring and face your fear.
Bray appears on the TitanTron and he says a wise man knows when to stay down. This world we live in is cruel and unfair. He gave Randy a gift. He gave him a way out. All you had to do was stay down and you didn’t. Instead you chose to embarrass him. Bray says he did not like that. He knows what he must do. He cannot stop. Until death do us part. Not fire, daggers, or bullets will end this. Don’t sleep. DO NOT SLEEP.
The lights go out and then they go back on and Bray is at ringside behind Orton. Bray sits on the announce table and he removes his hat and vest. Randy waits for Bray, but Bray is not going to fight him. The lights go out and they come back on and Erick Rowan is in the ring and he attacks Randy from behind. Rowan tries to continue his attack but Orton with an RKO.
Bray introduces himself to Randy and he says that is his game. He eradicates the infected. If you really do have voices in your head and they tell you what to do, he hopes they tell you to run. Run Randy. Run.
Randy’s music plays and he makes his way to the stage and then he goes at the Ortonly pace to the ring. Randy tells Bray the voices in his head, they are asking who the hell does this guy think he is. Bray thinks that Randy is damaged because he has staples in his head? Randy says he has been damaged for a long time and that gives him his charm. From one damaged man to another, he tells Bray he has his attention. Bray says that is what he wanted. That is the predator he wanted to see. That is the courage that he appreciates. You are no longer the predator in this situation. You are damaged. You are weak. Bray says that he is the predator now. You should know better than anyone what a predator does best. He kills. At Backlash, he will cut the serpent’s head off and put it on his mantle like the trophy you are.
Randy says he has played that game with many people before and he is still standing here. Randy mentions the scars from Cactus Jack and The Undertaker. Those are not the scars you have to worry about. They are the internal scars and the demons inside. Maybe that is why he half ass respects Bray. He knows Bray has demons too. So Bray Wyatt wants Randy Orton at Backlash. You got it. Randy says fear . . . he is not afraid of Bray. He is not afraid of a man who calls himself a God. Randy says he is not afraid of kicking Bray’s ass . . . right now. Orton goes into the ring and the lights go out.