Aiden English is in the ring. He sings that he is the Shakespeare of song, the Mozart of melodies when Randy Orton’s music interrupts Aiden. Aiden asks Randy if he is finished because he wasn’t done. English hits Orton from behind with the mic and then hits him in the head. English sends Orton into the ring steps. Aiden returns to the ring and he resumes his song and we go to split screen so we cannot hear him singing.
Randy Orton versus Aiden English
The referee checks on Orton to see if he can go and then he starts the match. English attacks Orton and kicks him in the corner and sends Orton to the floor. English sends Orton into the announce table and then the ring steps another time. English sends Orton into the ringside barrier and English with a running elbow. English gets a near fall. English gets another near fall. English with a reverse chin lock. Orton with punches to English followed by a power slam. English is sent to the floor as Orton recovers and he goes to the floor as well. Orton with a clothesline on the floor and then he sends English over the announce table. Orton punches English against the announce table. Orton with an Irish whip that sends English into the ringside barrier and then the ring post. Orton with a belly-to-back suplex onto the announce table. Orton removes the cover to the table and he hits an IEDDT. Orton picks up the top of the ring steps and the referee warns Orton that he will be disqualified if he uses the steps. Orton does not care and he hits English with them and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Aiden English (by disqualification)
After the match: They return to the ring and Orton looks around and he twists to the mat for an RKO and he hits it. Jinder Mahal appears on the stage with the Singhs and Jinder says the United States is the home of prejudice and the land of ignorance. You disrespect him for the way he talks and the color of his skin. Despite that, he is still your WWE Champion. If he could, he would take each and every one of you and put you in the Punjabi Prison. Watch what he does to Randy Orton at Battleground. He will destroy Randy’s once great legacy. Jinder says he will talk in Punjabi but Randy interrupts.
You think you have the advantage at Battleground. Nothing will stop him from punishing your ass in the Punjabi Prison. He might as well RKO your ass back to India. Nobody likes you, but it is not how you speak, how you look or where you come from. They hate you because you are a jackass.
Randy Orton is in the ring and he is sitting in the middle. We see Orton giving Aiden an RKO during the commercial break. Randy says he is not leaving the ring until he gets what he wants. He throws the chair out of the ring and he reminds us that he tore into the WWE Champion last week. We take a look at what happened unless you missed it, or forgot. Randy says that pales in comparison to what he is going to do to Jinder if he does not get what he wants and that is a title match. You may ask why does Randy deserve a rematch? If he does not get it, he will go into the back and find Jinder and beat the holy hell out of him. After the show, he will beat the holy hell out of him in the parking lot. Then he might bump into Jinder tomorrow. If that does not do the job, next week, in whatever city they will be performing in, he will get there early and beat the holy hell out of Jinder.
Randy says it looks like he is going to the back to kick some ass. Before he can do any ass kicking, Shane McMahon’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring. Shane makes sure to do the Shane-O Shuffle when he gets into the ring. Shane reminds Randy they go back a long time and they are live in San Diego. Randy cannot threaten the safety of the WWE Champion. Randy asks Shane if he is going to fire him and he tells Shane to fire him. Randy says he will buy a ticket in every building and risk being arrested because Jinder disrespected him in front of his family. Shane can do the easy thing and give him a match or he can do the hard thing. Shane says the Singhs crossed the line at Money in the Bank, but you have done similar things in the past. Shane says he has never seen that look in Randy’s eye. Shane says he can empathize with Randy and Randy has his rematch. Randy will face the WWE Champion at Battleground and there will be a stipulation. Jinder Mahal will get to choose that stipulation.
Seth Green is making his feature film directorial and writing debut in the independent drama-comedy movie “Changeland,” in which he will also star. Production begins this week in Thailand. The film centers on Green’s always hesitant character undergoing a personal crisis as he meets up in Thailand with his self-assured best friend, portrayed by Breckin Meyer.
“Changeland” is produced by Corey Moosa (“Margin Call”). Executive producers are Green’s Stoopid Buddy Stoodios partners Matthew Senreich, John Harvatine and Eric Towner; Living Films’ Chris Lowenstein and Oliver Ackermann; and Karivara Films’ Jimmy Matthews and John Lee. Also starring are Brenda Song, Clare Grant, Macaulay Culkin, Rose Williams, Kedar Williams-Stirling and WWE’s Randy Orton. “It feels like a dream to be filming in Thailand with an incredible crew and some of my closest friends,” Green said. “We are one of the first films to take advantage of Thailand’s new incentive measures from the Thailand Film Office and the Department of Tourism. I am very excited to share this story.”
Tom Phillips talked to Randy Orton about Money in the Bank. Tom asks Randy about losing in his home town. Randy says he took his eyes of the prize and it cost him the match. Randy says he has been there before and he knows how the numbers game works. He can deal with that. He cannot deal with people disrespecting his family. This is not about his 14th title reign, it is about Jinder crossing the line and it is far from over. He will hurt Jinder and he will hurt him bad. He does not care if he does it to Jinder or the Singhs. He will go to India and rain down RKOs on Jinder’s entire family.
Luke Harper versus Jinder Mahal
Winner: Jinder Mahal
After the match: Randy Orton’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring. Mahal sics the Singhs after Orton and Orton takes care of them. Orton with a Thesz Press and then he hits a clothesline to Mahal on the floor. Orton sends Mahal into the announce table and then he hits a back drop driver onto the ringside barrier. Orton with an IEDDT off the ringside barrier. Orton turns around on the mat and the Singhs makes the save. Orton with a kick and an RKO to one of the Singhs. The other comes off the turnbuckles into an RKO.
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.