|By Marc Middleton | February 18, 2013 | Comments|
- Josh Mathews is ringside with D.J. Cotrona and Adrianne Palicki of GI Joe: Retaliation, who were also at Elimination Chamber. they're here for The Rock's championship celebration for tonight. We get a trailer for GI Joe and more hype for The Rock. Back to commercial.
- Back from the break and we get another Fandango vignette.
Randy Orton vs. Kane
Kane drops Orton first with a shoulder. Orton comes back and works on Kane's arm. Kane runs into a big boot and Orton hits him with forearms in the corner. Kane knocks Orton off the turnbuckles and to the floor with a big right hand. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Kane has Orton in a headlock. Orton comes back but gets dropped with a big boot. Kane with a 2 count. More back and forth. Kane with a big DDT for a 2 count. Kane goes back to a headlock. Orton fights out but Kane clotheslines him in the corner. Kane misses another and Orton turns it around. Orton with a bunch of right hands in the corner. Orton with a dropkick now. Orton starts stomping away on Kane. Kane drops Orton with a right hand and covers for another pin attempt. Kane with a dropkick and another pin attempt. Orton fights out again and powerslams Kane. Kane with the sideslam for another 2 count. Orton comes back again and goes for the draping DDT but it's countered. Kane calls for a chokeslam but Daniel Bryan comes down and distracts him. Orton hits a RKO for the win.
Winner: Randy Orton
- Up next is The Rock's celebration. We go back to commercial.
- Back from the break and the marching band from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette performs and make an aisle from the stage to the ring. Out next comes WWE Champion The Rock to a big pop.
The Rock hits the ring and addresses CM Punk and beating him at Elimination Chamber. There's a podium in the ring with what looks like a new belt. Rock hypes Lafayette and gets the fans to chant his name. Rock talks about WrestleMania 29 and says he's going as WWE Champion but not with the belt he has in his hand. Rock says he has deep respect for the WWE Title. He says when this belt was introduced 8 years ago, it worked. Some people thought it was cool but some people also believe Bigfoot is real. Rock says the WWE Title should never look like a toy. It should never spin either. Rock makes the title spin and the crowd pops. Rock tells a crew member to take the title and make sure it ends up in the Hall of Fame. Rock talks about how the title should inspire people. He name drops Bruno Sammartino, Hulk Hogan and Steve Austin. Rock unveils the new WWE Title belt and the crowd pops as his music plays. It has the Brahma Bull logo on the sides and a large face.
Rock talks about WrestleMania 29, CM Punk and John Cena but gets interrupted by Cena's music. Punk attacks Cena from behind on the ramp and lays him out. Punk has the old WWE Title belt in his hand. Punk throws it down on the ramp and points at The Rock. Rock readies for a fight as the crowd chants his name. Punk stops and heads back to the back as the crowd boos. RAW goes off the air with Cena down on the ramp.
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