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- Randy Orton's music hits and he is introduced to the ring. Antonio Cesaro's music hits and he comes down waving an American flag. We go to a clip of his interaction with Miz and Ric Flair from Monday's RAW. Miz says Flair allowing him to do the Figure-4 was one of the greatest moments of his career. Cole alludes to Miz' issues with Cesaro as we see a shot of Miz gazing at Cesaro.
Randy Orton vs. Antonio Cesaro
The bell rings and the two combatants lock-up with Orton taking him down into a headlock. Cesaro gets out using his legs and they get up to reset as Cesaro adjusts his neck. Cesaro goes into a side-headlock but Orton gets out with a drop toe-hold and they grapple back to a stalemate. More lock-ups. They ref breaks them up in the corner and Cesaro gets in some cheap-shots. Orton hits a Thesz Press and hits some ground-and-pound. Orton connects with a European Uppercut for 2. Cesaro sends Orton in and takes him down with a shoulderblock. Orton rolls to the floor and Cesaro follows with a shot to the guts. Cesaro drops Orton, throat-first, onto the security wall. Cesaro sends him back in and gets 2.
Cole asks Miz if he's entering the Rumble and Miz asks him what kind of question is that. Orton reverses momentum in the ring and throws Cesaro over the top. Orton drives Cesaro into the ring a couple of times and drops his back across the security wall. Cesaro overtakes him and sends him, shoulder-first, into the steps. Cole sends to commercial.
We return to action in the ring as Orton tries to mount offense. Cesaro powers Orton up for a gutwrench suplex and a 2. Miz says it's moves like that, that impress him. Cesaro goes up top but Orton meets him with a right hand, a headbutt, and an uppercut. Orton goes for the superplex but Cesaro headbutts him off to the mat. Cesaro waits for Orton to gets up and he leaps for some great hang-time and delivers a double axe-handle and then turns around to look at Miz. Cesaro takes a bow as Miz says he's glad Cesaro is taking moves from him. Orton kicks out at 2.
Cesaro jerks Orton back-and-forth in a sleeper but Orton gets up and fights back. Cesaro hits a sit-down powerslam for 2. Cesaro with another near-fall and back to the sleeper. Orton gets up again but falls victim to a knee to his guts by Cesaro. Orton works his way up again from a sleeper and hits a standing dropkick to create some space. Orton puts Cesaro up top in the corner and connects with the superplex. Both men sell the pain as Orton crawls over and makes the cover but Cesaro kicks out with authority. Cole sends to another commercial.
We return to Orton and Cesaro trading shots in the ring. Orton gets the upper-hand and sends Cesaro in but Cesaro reverses into a sleeper. Orton gets out with a side suplex and the ref counts both men on the mat. They trade shots on their knees. They get up and Cesaro unloads with five European Uppercuts, backing Orton up in the corner. Orton explodes out of the corner with a clothesline and hits his signature powerslam. Orton goes for his ropes DDT but gets launched onto the apron; Orton drops to the floor while driving the back of Cesaro's neck into the top rope. Orton gets 2 in the ring and stalks Cesaro to get up. Cesaro launches Orton in the air out of nowhere and hits his superb uppercut. Cesaro slowly gets up and lifts Orton's limp body. They mix it up in the corner; Cesaro comes off the top and Orton catches him dead in the jaw with a dropkick. Orton slides into the cover for 2. Orton connects with the ropes-DDT and starts to get read to coil as the camera shows Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins at ringside and Orton zeros in on them. They hop the security along with Roman Reigns who is always by himself when they enter.
The Shield gets on the apron and surround Orton. Cole yells, "Where is Miz going?" as we hear his headphones dropping. Miz, suit and all, enters the ring and stands next to Orton. The Shield retreats but quickly charge the ring. Miz drops kicks to Reigns in one corner as Orton gets pummeled in the other. Reigns takes over on Miz and Orton gets stomped by Rollins and Ambrose. Rollins and Ambrose go and grab Miz and hold him for Reigns to deliver a vicious spear. They go back to stomping Orton as Reigns roars. They lift up Orton onto Reigns' shoulders and all of them assist in driving him down in a powerbomb. The Shield hops the wall to "You Suck!" chants. We see Miz holding his ribs in the ring as Cesaro first looks concerned at ringside but then a smile comes across his face and he enters the ring. Cesaro picks Miz up and adjusts his neck and hits the Neutralizer.
Cesaro puts his title on his shoulder and poses triumphantly, with his boot on Miz, with the American flag. We see a replay. Cesaro stands triumphant on the stage as Miz sells in the ring. We see a graphic from The Rock-Punk brawl on Monday and will check that out next.
- Back from commercial to a RAW Rebound: Rock calls out Punk and they have a pull-apart brawl. They show the Rumble graphic for Rock-Punk.
- We go to the ring as the Prime Time Players make their way to the ring to some new theme music, it seems. The camera shows Cole talking as we see Brad Maddox hop the wall behind him and grabs Cole's shoulders before taking a seat next to him. Cole wonders what he is doing as he does not even work for the company. Maddox sends to a commercial as Cole complains that that is his job and The PTP dance in the ring.
- Young and Titus are still dancing as The Uso's make their entrance. Cole and Maddox are on commentary and Maddox says he is very happy to be here.
The Prime Time Players vs. The Uso's
Jimmy locks up with Titus as Cole passively suggests that security get out here. Maddox suggests that female viewership is going to go up 25-37%. Titus and Jimmy trade chops in the corner. Jimmy and Jey trade tags. Titus tags Young. Cole argues with Maddox that he doesn't work there and Maddox tries to send to a commercial. Cole tells him the producer didn't call for it. This is better that the match. Maddox starts to talk about the weather and traffic in Texas and then welcomes us back to the show. Funny stuff. He says he and Michael 'Colio' are the hottest new tag team in WWE. Jimmy goes for the Running Stinkface on Young in the corner but Titus pulls Young out from the floor. The Uso's hit a double basement dropkick under the ropes to Young but Titus dodges it. Titus blows his whistle and calls for a timeout as Cole says that now it's time for a break.
Cole and Maddox welcome us back as Cole tries to get him to focus on the match. Maddox says the ref is doing a horrible job and Cole says he remembers when Maddox was a ref. Titus slams Uso as Cole tells Maddox to at least get off his phone while he's out here. We see Maddox' head down presumably looking at his phone. He says he was working on a really good tweet. Young works over one of the Uso's in the ring as Maddox delivers more entertaining commentary. Maddox says we have to hear a word from our sponsor and starts talking about "WrestleMania 13: Where homemade submarine racing begins." Young hits a suplex into a bridge but Uso kicks out at the last second. Cole really should be better about telling the Uso's apart. Titus suplexes his own partner onto Jey(?) and they work him over some more. Cole and Maddox continue to banter; Cole says he is out here without permission.
Jimmy throws Young to the floor and kicks Titus off the apron. Titus helps Young back in the ring. Jey tags Jimmy in for a flurry on Young. Jimmy connects with the Running Stinkface on Young but Titus comes in to break the cover. Titus falls to the outside after the top rope is pulled down by Jey from the apron. Jimmy hits a Superkick to Young and tags his brother who hits the Splash from the top for the win.
Winners by pin: The Uso's
Cole sighs at ringside. Maddox says that was unbelievable and Cole agrees and tries to get rid of him. Maddox takes off his headset and mouths that he has to leave as Cole tells him that the show isn't over yet. Cole signs off as Maddox jumps the wall and the Uso's stand tall in the ring. The Maddox stuff came off really well.
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