WWE then begged us to buy the DVD of The Condemned on Tuesday, so that they can get some money back on that disaster of a film. Jim Ross said he saw it three times, and he is going to buy the DVD. JR really is a good friend to Steve Austin.
The events leading to John Cena vs. Randy Orton were recapped.
WWE Champion John Cena vs. Randy Orton.
John Cena's father was at ringside, staring at Randy Orton. Orton was about to approach him at ringside when John Cena's music hit. Cena walked right out and stood between his father sitting at ringside and Orton in the ring. JR noted it was Cena's 364th day as champion. There was a "Randy" chant from part of the crowd.
Cena stared at Orton at the bell, got angry and charged Orton and the two exchanged punches, with Cena getting the better of it. Cena pounded Orton on the mat with right hands. Cena hit a lariat, then rammed Orton face first into a turnbuckle. Orton rolled to the floor, but Cena went outside and hit a clothesline, then stood on Orton's throat. Back in the ring, Cena went for an STFU, but Orton rolled away from it. Cena decked Orton with a punch, and Orton rolled to the floor. Cena threw Orton back in the ring, and as Cena got in, Orton hit an uppercut. Orton pulled Cena into the ring, his feet hanging off the second rope, and hit a DDT for a two count. Orton pounded Cena with punches to the head, but Cena tackled Orton and hit some punches. Cena missed a charge in the corner and Orton applied a sleeper. Cena tried to get out, but Orton switched to a side headlock to take Cena to the mat, then went to a chinlock. There were "Let's Go Orton" and "Let's Go Cena" chants.
Cena struggled up in the chinlock, broke free and hot some body and head shots to Orton. Cena hit a clothesline, then a splash in the corner. Cena pounded Orton with punches, and shoved the referee out of the way twice. Cena kept throwing punches, and the referee called for the bell at the seven minute mark.
Winner via DQ: Randy Orton.
Orton, from the apron, pulled Cena throat first across the top rope. Orton then grabbed Cena's dad and pulled him over the barricade to the floor. Orton was measuring for a kick, but Cena tackled Orton on the floor and put him in the STFU. Cena then yelled to his dad, and Papa Cena kicked Orton in the head while he was in the STFU. Papa Cena then walked out, followed by security, while Cena stood over the unconscious Orton.
Backstage, Jonathan Coachman read Papa Cena the riot act, saying he came here tonight to distract Randy Orton. Coach said Cena intentionally got disqualified to save his title. Coachman said next time Orton and Cena meet, there will be no DQs, countouts, pinfalls or submissions. Coachman said Cena will face Orton in a Last Man Standing match. John Cena entered and roughed up Coachman, saying you mess with his family, you mess with him. Cena shoved down Coachman, hugged his dad, and the Cena's left.
Back in the arena, JBL said we would be seeing Cena vs. Orton in a Last Man Standing match at No Mercy. Coach didn't say that, but JBL did.
A video package on The Undertaker vs. Mark Henry feud was shown.
The Undertaker vs. Mark Henry.
Mark Henry entered first, then there was a pause before Undertaker's long entrance (which I think was longer than both big title matches tonight). Undertaker and Henry had a staredown, then Taker hit a barrage of punches. Henry came back by picking up Taker and ramming him into the corner for a few shots. Taker came back with punches, then knocked Henry down with a headbutt. Undertaker started to work on Henry's arm, and went for the Old School rope walk, but Henry stopped him and went for a superplex. Taker knocked Henry off the ropes, but Henry nailed him with a punch and went for it again. Henry hit a headbutt, then delivered the superplex.
Henry hit some punches in a corner, but Taker reversed positions and hit a series of body shots. Henry came back with a clothesline. Taker reversed a whip and went for a backdrop, but Henry kicked Taker in the chest. Undertaker stared at Henry, then clotheslined (more like shoved) Henry over the top rope and to the floor. Undertaker pounded Henry at ringside, and took the top off of the ECW announce table. Henry caught Taker with a shot on the floor and rammed him back first into the ring apron twice, then tossed him into the ring.
Mark Henry hit a clothesline for a two count, then hit a big splash for another two. Henry hit another splash for another two count. Mark Henry missed a third splash. Undertaker and Mark Henry exchanged punches, with Undertaker getting the better of it. Mark Henry came back with a STO variation, then argued with the referee for some reason. Henry choked Undertaker briefly, then awkwardly slammed Taker and hit a splash. Mark Henry smiled, and Undertaker sat up and grabbed Henry by the throat. Undertaker hit a series of punches to Henry, then a pair of running splashes in the corner. Undertaker hit the Old School rope walk forearm on Henry. Chokeslam on Mark Henry, then Undertaker folded Henry's arms across his chest, but Henry kicked out at two. Undertaker set up for the Last Ride, but Henry punched out of it. Undertaker hit Henry with a big boot, but then ran into a Mark Henry bear hug. Taker grabbed Henry by the throat, and Henry rammed Taker into the corner. Henry hit a few punches, then stood on the second rope to hit more punches, but before he could land one, Taker walked out of the corner with the powerbomb for the pin at the twelve minute mark.
Winner: The Undertaker.
The announcers speculated as to what the Undertaker would "want next" now that he has taken care of Mark Henry. Undertaker then gestured that he wants the title, and they ended the PPV with Michael Cole saying he wants was was "wrongfully taken" from him to end the show.
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