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World Heavyweight Championship Match
Randy Orton (c) vs. Christian
Orton entered the ring first, with Christian coming in next laughing while making his way to the ring. The announcements are made and we’re off.
Orton dominates the early portion of the match. Christian was able to turn the tide, and worked Orton over with a spinebuster and punches to the head. Orton sold his concussion throughout the match, and the story of the match was how much damage was being done to Orton’s head.
Orton hit a superplex at one point for a two count. Shortly after, Orton was able to hit the DDT on the ropes, and then signaled for the RKO. Before he could hit it, Christian dropped Orton to the mat and got a two count.
Chrisitan then went for a spear, but Orton dodged. Orton missed an RKO and Christian nailed Orton with a spear, but only got a two count. Orton rocked Christian with a drop kick. Christian was able to hit Orton with a kick to the head. As he tried to follow up, Orton hit an RKO out of nowhere and got the pin. Really good match.
Randy Orton (c) defeated Christian to retain the World Heavyweight Championship.
After the match Christian complained to the ref that his foot was under the ropes. While he was complaining, Orton nailed him with a belt shot. Orton then celebrated with the belt.