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Orton makes a comeback and hits the big powerslam. Orton brings Del Rio in from the apron but Del Rio knocks him back to the apron. Del Rio with a big kick to the head and a 2 count. Del Rio stomps away some more but Orton catches him with a backbreaker. Del Rio comes back with more kicks. Orton blocks the cross armbreaker with a swinging neckbreaker. 2 count by Orton. Del Rio goes back to the corner and Orton cuts him off again. Orton grabs Del Rio and hits the second rope draping DDT from out of the corner this time. Orton readies for the RKO and the crowd pops. Ricardo gets on the apron and Orton jumps at him. Sheamus gets up and makes Ricardo run away. Orton and Sheamus lock eyes, allowing Del Rio to attack from behind with the backstabber. Del Rio covers for the pin but Sheamus puts Orton's foot on the bottom rope, breaking the pin. Del Rio argues with Sheamus and turns around to a big RKO from Orton. Orton covers for the win.
Winner: Randy Orton
- Still to come, Shawn Michaels via satellite. Back to commercial.
- Back from the break and we get a look at Antonio Cesaro winning the United States Title from Santino Marella in the SummerSlam pre-show match.
- Cole leads us into a video package of highlights from SummerSlam weekend in Los Angeles.
Brodus Clay vs. Damien Sandow
We go to the ring and out comes Brodus Clay with Cameron and Naomi. We see footage from two weeks back when Damien Sandow attacked Clay on the ramp. Clay waits on Sandow to come out but we go to commercial.
Back from the break and out comes Damien Sandow. We get a side video where Sandow says he will send The Funkasaurus back to extinction tonight. The bell rings and Sandow goes for the leg but Clay beats him down and into the corner. Clay with rights and lefts in the corner. Sandow turns it around and goes to work on Clay's knee. Clay shoves him off and hits a big clothesline.
Clay keeps control and takes Sandow to the other corner. Clay with a big belly-to-belly slam and an elbow drop. Clay talks some trash to Sandow. Sandow comes back with kicks to the knee and takes Brodus down. Clay comes back and shrugs it off. Clay hits the big splash in the corner. Clay dances on Sandow and hits the rear bumps in the corner. Clay with a headbutt to the chest. Clay misses another splash and Sandow rolls him up out of nowhere for the win.
Winner: Damien Sandow
- After the match, Clay grabs Sandow and hits him with a big suplex. Clay splashes Sandow and dances as his dancers join him in the ring. Several kids wearing John Cena t- also come in to dance.
- We see Shawn Michaels at home being prepped for the satellite interview. Shawn has his arm in a cast. We go to commercial.
- Back from the break and we see footage of Brock Lesnar attacking Shawn Michaels on last week's RAW. Cole is live via satellite with Shawn Michaels from his home in Texas. Cole asks his feelings on what happened at SummerSlam. Shawn says he thinks he knows what's going through Triple H's head right now. Shawn talks about preparing for your career to end but says there's really nothing that prepares you for that day. Shawn says Triple H is a warrior and always has been, a man of honor and integrity - something Heyman and Lesnar would know nothing about, he says. Shawn says Triple H gave everything he had every night and SummerSlam was no exception. Shawn wonders if things would have been different if he was in Triple H's corner. Shawn says he should have told Triple H the truth - that he didn't think Triple H could beat Lesnar. Shawn starts to get emotional and says Triple H has nothing to be ashamed of. Shawn calls him one of the greatest Superstars to ever live. Shawn says he has always respected him and will always be proud of him, and always love him. Shawn thanks Triple H for a job well done on behalf of the WWE Universe. We go back to commercial.
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