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Back from the break and Orton fights back at Del Rio but Del Rio kicks him to the mat for a 2 count. Orton fights out with a backdrop and hits a pair of clotheslines. Orton with the powerslam. Del Rio counters and applies the cross armbreaker. Orton taps out. The second fall goes to Alberto Del Rio.
Del Rio takes his time breaking the hold. The bell rings again and here we go as Orton holds his arm. Del Rio takes him to the corner and works on the arm. Orton manages a roll up for 2. More back and forth action. Orton with a backbreaker and a close 2 count after Ricardo provides a distraction. Del Rio blocks the RKO but Orton drops him anyway. Del Rio blocks it again and locks the cross armbreaker in. Orton fights out for a 2 count. Del Rio misses the kick in the corner and Orton nails the RKO for the win.
Winner: Randy Orton
- Cole hypes the celebration for CM Punk to come later tonight. Cole and Lawler talk about what just happened with AJ Lee and John Cena kissing, then Dolph Ziggler's attack. We see John Cena rolled his ankle jumping out of the ring. Cena is backstage with AJ and a trainer. The trainer is taping up his leg as we go back to commercial.
The Great Khali vs. Primo and Epico
Back from the break and The Great Khali is in the ring as are his opponents Primo and Epico. Hornswoggle's music hits and out he comes with a bouquet of flowers. He stands at ringside as the match begins.
Hornswoggle shows the flowers to Rosa Mendes and approaches her as Khali knocks Epico to the mat. Hornswoggle goes over and squirts water out of the flowers, hitting Rosa in the face. She starts screaming. Khali chops Primo and hits the Punjabi Plunge on Epico for the quick win.
Winner: The Great Khali
- After the match, Hornswoggle and Khali dance in the ring.
- A WWE crew member is backstage preparing with Paul Heyman for the big celebration tonight. They have everything Heyman asked for except balloons. Heyman gets upset and yells that he wants balloons.
- The Miz is walking backstage as we go back to commercial.
David Otunga vs. The Miz
Back from the break and out comes David Otunga. His opponent The Miz is out next to a decent reaction from the crowd.
The bell rings and Otunga strikes first. Otunga takes Miz to the corner and stomps away. Miz fires back but Otunga kicks him in the chin. Otunga throws Miz shoulder first into the corner and drops him with a leg sweep for a pin attempt. Otunga with another slam and a big elbow drop. Otunga hits another elbow and covers for 2. Otunga clubs Miz in the back of the head and keeps him on the mat.
Otunga continues with a shoulder and a clothesline for another 2 count. Otunga with big forearm shots to the chest now. Otunga with another big clothesline for 2. Otunga with a bunch of knees and more offense. Miz tries to fight back but gets dropped and covered for another pin attempt. Otunga hops on his back and applies a big headlock, bringing Miz down to the mat. Miz finally makes a comeback and works Otunga over in the corner. The referee backs him off but Miz goes right back with the running clothesline. Miz goes to the top and comes down with a double ax handle shot. Miz goes for Skull Crushing Finale and nails it for the win.
Winner: The Miz
- We see footage from Big Show vs. Sheamus at Survivor Series where the referee went down and Show took advantage. Then we see how Show won and Sheamus beating him with a chair after the match. Up next is Sheamus vs. Sandow. Back to commercial.
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