WWE Fatal 4 Way: WWE Championship Fatal 4-Way Match
During the ring introductions, Orton got the biggest pop. Edge got mostly cheers, Sheamus was booed while Cena got the usual mixed reaction.
Edge and Sheamus were tossed out of the ring immediately, leaving it Cena vs. Orton in the center of the ring. After a brief staredown, they countered each other's finishers before Edge and Sheamus got back into the match. The crowd is pretty quiet, and I was expecting more of a reaction when Cena and Orton were getting ready to square off.
The heels teamed up to beat down Cena while Orton was out of the ring. There were dueling "Let's Go Cena", "Cena Sucks" chants with the "Cena Sucks" chants being a little louder. They cut to the back and The Hart Dynasty and R-Truth were shown watching the match on a monitor.
Edge and Sheamus battled for awhile with Cena down, and Cena was tossed out of the ring by Edge and Orton made his way back into the match. Orton is looking notable thinner since his injury, and it seems like it might have been a good move for Orton to take some time off to rest up the injury.
Orton cleared the ring and suplexed Cena into the ring. Orton punished Cena, and the dueling chants were back. Sheamus got back in the ring and got rid of Orton. Sheamus was able to hit the Irish curse backbreaker for a two count.
Orton got back in the ring and hit Sheamus and Cena with a double DDT. Shortly after, Edge got back in the ring and got rid of Orton and Sheamus and went for a spear on Cena, but Cena moved out of the way and nailed Edge with a paid of shoulderblocks and hit the five knuckle shuffle. Orton came back in and hit Cena with a backbreaker, and focused his attack on Edge.
All four men traded having the advantage, usually with two of the other participants being on the outside of the ring. At one point, Orton hit an RKO on Cena, but Sheamus got in the ring and pushed the referee during his count. Orton dumped Sheamus out of the ring and Edge hit a spear on Orton. Sheamus hit the big kick on Edge and went for the cover on Orton, but got a two count. Edge dragged Orton out of the ring. Sheamus followed, and Orton threw Sheamus into the announce table. Edge then speared Orton in the ringside barricade.
They cut back to Truth and the Hart Dynasty watching the monitor, and the NXT rookies came in and laid them out. They cut back to the ring and Lawler was attending to Michael Cole who was apparently injured. The commentary ended here. The NXT rookies hit the ring and started attacking all the participants. Back in the ring, Sheamus covered Cena to win the match! I didn't expect that. Sheamus ran off after the win through the crowd.
The NXT rookies beat down Cena, similar to RAW a couple of weeks ago, nailing Cena with their finishers. Sheamus was at the top of the stage and the rookies ran after him. The cut back to Cena, Edge and Orton all being laid out as the show went off of the air.
Sheamus pinned John Cena to win the WWE Championship.