They all trade shots and Christian tosses Orton to the floor. RVD gets his feet going but Orton trips him from the floor and they mix it up at ringside. RVD hangs Orton upside down and flies off the apron with a spin kick to the security wall. Christian hits a spear to RVD on the floor as we go to break.
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.
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