Kofi Kingston versus Dean Ambrose (with Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns) for the United States Title
Winner: Kofi Kingston (by disqualification)
We have a three on one attack and Randy Orton makes his way to the ring to help Kofi Kingston. Orton kicks Reigns and he punches Ambrose and Rollins as well. Sheamus makes his way to the ring because his music is playing. Teddy Long comes out and says that this show is not going to end like that. Since there are six men in the ring, we are going to have a six man tag match.
Randy Orton, Sheamus, and Kofi Kingston versus Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, and Roman Reigns
The match is joined in progress and Reigns punches Sheamus and connects with a head butt. Sheamus blocks a hip toss and Reigns blocks a hip toss from Sheamus. Sheamus misses a short arm clothesline but he connects with a tilt-a-whirl power slam for a near fall. Reigns with an elbow to Sheamus and Rollins tags in.
Sheamus with a hip toss and Orton tags in and he kicks Rollins in the chest. Orton climbs the turnbuckles and he punches Rollins. Orton with a European uppercut for a near fall. Orton with a wrist lock and he tags in Kofi. Kofi ges up top and he connects with a double sledge to the arm followed by kicks and a jumping back spin kick for a near fall.
Kofi with a key lock on Rollins and then he hits a springboard splash for a near fall. Orton tags in and he hits a standing drop kick and gets a near fall. Rollins with a jawbreaker and punch and Ambrose tags in. Orton with a clothesline to Ambrose followed by a suplex and he runs his laces across Ambrose’s face. Orton stomps on the hand and he tags in Sheamus.
I’ve added 4 photos of Randy meeting with Circle of Champions honorees from Hospice Dreams into the gallery. Make sure to check them out.
Jack Swagger (with Zeb Colter) versus Randy Orton
They lock up and Swagger with a side head lock and take down. Orton with a side head lock but Swagger with a top wrist lock and he takes Orton to the mat. Orton with a rake of the eyes followed by a European uppercut and drop kick. They go to the floor and Orton with a belly-to-back suplex onto the ringside barrier.
Orton returns to the ring and then he goes back to the floor to clothesline Swagger. Orton with a European uppercut on the floor and he gets a near fall when they go into the ring. Orton climbs the turnbuckles and he punches Swagger. Orton with more punches from the turnbuckles. Orton with a suplex.
Orton gets a near fall. Swagger with a kick to the knee and a forearm to the back and kick to the ribs. Swagger with a running shoulder tackle. Swagger with knees in the corner until the referee warns him. Orton with kicks but he misses a clothesline. Orton with a Thesz Press and punches. Orton stomps on the hand but he checks on his knee. Swagger with a shoulder into the knee and then he hyper-extends the knee and he applies a step over toe hold.
Randy Orton’s music played to a huge reaction in Orton’s hometown. Lilian introduced Orton from St. Louis, increasing the roar from the crowd. Orton smiled half-way down the entrance ramp, then hit the ring and posed to a loud reaction.
RANDY ORTON vs. BIG SHOW — Extreme Rules match
As the bell sounded, Cole noted it’s basically anything goes in this match. The crowd started a “Randy, Randy” chant as Orton took it to Big Show early on, but Big Show eventually knocked down Orton. Orton rolled to the outside to recover, drawing Big Show to the floor. On the floor, Orton retrieved a kendo stick and hit Show with it, but Show blocked a third shot and broke the stick over his leg. Show then blasted Orton across the ringside area. Orton found another stick, but Show broke it, too.
Show wanted to end Orton with a ringpost shot, but Orton blocked and shoved Show into the post. Orton then busted out a ladder from under the ring, but Show kicked the ladder into Orton’s face. The match then returned to the ring, where Show smashed Orton with a right hand, but it wasn’t the WMD, so Orton kicked out. Show then rolled to the floor and decided to grab the ladder to use as a weapon back in the ring. Next, Show pulled out two chairs to add to the available weapons in the ring.
After setting up his weapons, Show headbutted Orton, then sidewalk-slammed him for a two count. Show then placed Orton on the ladder, which was held up by the two chairs. Show wanted a Vader Bomb, causing the crowd to freak out, but Orton moved and Show ate the ladder stomach-first. Orton then followed up with a trademark second-rope DDT before firing up the hometown crowd for a potential RKO. Orton positioned himself for the RKO, and he surprised the crowd by connecting with no counter. Orton covered, but Show kicked out, stunning the crowd again. JBL said Orton thought he hit the home-run.