We're back to action in the ring with Christian and RVD. Christian hits a tornado DDT for 2 on RVD. Orton comes back into the mix and goes to work on Christian. RVD is on the floor. RVD comes back with his educated feet. RVD hits the split-legged moonsault on Orton for 2. Christian launches both men over the top and takes out Orton with a basement dropkick though the ropes. Christian slams Orton on the floor but gets slammed by Van Dam. Van Dam goes in the ring and launches himself onto both men on the floor as we go to another break.
Back as Orton and Christian trade near falls. Christian keeps RVD on the floor. RVD comes off the top and connects with Orton and gets 2. RVD lays Christian out with a kick to the face and goes up top for the 5 Star Frogsplash. Orton breaks the count. Orton unloads with shots to RVD's head in the corner. Orton builds a flurry and counters Rolling Thunder into a signature powerslam. Wow. Orton dropkicks RVD off the apron to the floor. Orton coils on Christian but RVD creeps from behind, Orton hits him with the RKO. Christian counters the RKO and does a backslide for the win.
Winner by pin And New #1 Contender for the World Title: Christian
Christian's music goes off after a replay and a hush comes over the crowd as Christian and Orton circle each other. Orton approaches Christian and shakes his hand in congratulation. Orton leaves and the music starts up again. RVD gets up in the corner and walks over and shakes Christian's hand also. More replays. They really milked this. Josh Mathews tries to get an interview in the ring with Christian but Alberto Del Rio attacks him from behind and lays Christian out. Del Rio stands tall over Christian as we go off the air.
What are your thoughts on tonight's show? Sound off below.
Got a news tip or correction? Send it to us by clicking here.
Kane On Brock Lesnar Returning To UFC, Ronda Rousey Teammate Signs With Indy Promotion, Game Night
Bobby Heenan On His Favorite WWE Star, Sasha Banks, Rick Rude In HOF, Andre, Running SmackDown, More
Ric Flair's Podcast Is Returning, But With A New Home
Luke Gallows And Karl Anderson On What Shinsuke Nakamura Said Backstage At WWE Live Event In Tokyo
Goldberg Talks Dealing With 2K And Not WWE For WWE 2K17 Deal, Brock Lesnar Vs. Mark Hunt, New Movie
Cody Rhodes May Buy You A Beer, 20 PWG Battle Of Los Angeles Participants Revealed
Adam Rose On His Artistic Side Dying In WWE
AJ Styles On Wrestling In A WWE Ring In Japan, Watch Styles' Entrance In Tokyo (Videos)
Top WWE Superstar Returning For The WWE Draft, Backstage Update On Randy Orton's WWE Status
Roman Reigns Was Ordered To Apologize In Front Of The Locker Room, How Much Suspension Will Cost Him
Brock Lesnar's Great Response To Stephanie McMahon, If Loss Hurts WWE Drawing Power, Another Fight
Randy Orton Return Update, Paul Heyman On If Brock Lesnar Needs To Avenge Goldberg Loss, The Shield
Batista On Arguing With Vince McMahon During Last WWE Run, Triple H And Stephanie Disrespecting Him
Steve Austin Says Current WWE Product Lacks Realism, Suggests Seth Rollins Curb Stomp Angle
Absent WWE Star Returning To The Ring, Historic WCW Nitro Added To WWE Network, Lilian Garcia
Hornswoggle On Why CM Punk Stopped Talking To Him, The Rock Thinking He Was A Make-A-Wish Kid