|By Kian Terani | October 10, 2012 | Comments|
Michael Cole welcomes us to San Jose and the show on voice-over, then he and Miz welcome us to the show again from inside the ring. Miz puts himself over then Cole tells us that Randy Orton faces Big Show, tonight. Cole talks about Show's iron-clad contract and sends to a video package of his career highlights, narrated by John Cena, Arn Anderson, Pat Patterson, and Show—himself. We go to the locker room where Josh Mathews interrupts Show and asks his mindset for tonight's match. Show cuts a promo on him and the fans. He shoves his fist in Josh's face and threatens him. For the record, his fist is about half the size of Josh's head. We go back to the ring as Miz ponders and with a grave voice talks about how the WMD feels. Cole talks about the size of Show's fist and makes a similar sentiment to my own. We go to a video for Orton. Matt Striker interviews Orton in the back. Orton says he will see Del Rio soon. Regarding his recent loss to the Big Show, he says lightning doesn't strike twice but a Viper can. We go Orton's entrance and then commercial.
We return to the Big Show's entrance.
Big Show vs. Randy Orton
We see a video of Show giving a WMD to Orton from 2 weeks ago and here we go. Orton backs him into the corner with punches but Show powers him back. Orton takes back over with shots on the 2nd rope in the corner. Show rebounds with a big right hand to Orton's injured ribs. Show hits some loud chops in the corner. Orton tries to fight back but Show stays on the ribs. Show hits a bodyslam and drops an elbow for 2. Miz talks about Ric Flair's Hall of Fame speech where he said he wants Show to live up to his potential. Orton gets a window of offense but Show runs him over with a shoulder. Cole talks about Orton learning from Flair and HHH in Evolution. The action goes to the outside and Show hits a loud chop but Orton turns the tables on Show's shoulder and sends Show into the steel post as we go to commercial.
We're back and Show is in control of Orton in the ring. Show stands on Orton's ribs with leverage from the ropes. Show allows Orton to get up and Orton feeds off the cheers. Show resumes with a bearhug. Orton finally breaks free with headbutts and tosses Show over the top rope. We go to commercial.
We're back as Orton stomps Show on the mat. Orton drops a leaping knee for 2. Show hits the ribs of Orton again to give him some time to regroup as Orton sells on the mat. Show stands on his opponent again. Orton fights back with shots to the ribs also; Show hits a side slam for 2. Show applies a Claw to the ribs. Orton bumps around for Show but catches him with a well-placed dropkick. Orton crawls over and covers Show who kicks out with authority, sending Orton to the outside. Orton drop toe-holds Show onto the steel steps at ringside. Orton rolls in to break the ref's count. Show makes it onto the apron but is greeted with a Superkick and a DDT in the ropes. Miz notes that Show's feet were on the 3rd rope instead of the usual 2nd, and that is more punishing. Orton hooks the far leg but Show kicks out at 2. Orton slowly gets up and pans the crowd as they chant, "RKO." Orton coils-up and waits for Show to get up. Orton hits the RKO but Show rolls out of the ring. Orton rolls out and calls for a 2nd RKO. Show blocks it and sends Orton's ribs into apron. Show hits an elbow in the ring to Orton's back 4 consecutive times. Show applies a Colossal Clutch but Orton finally makes it to his feet only to be hit with a chokeslam for the loss.
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