They showed an interview with Sylvester Stallone about Rambo, which is sponsoring the PPV tonight and is coming out on DVD soon. Stallone told a story about how the original director for the film didn't have the same vision for the film that he did, so the original director was let go, and Stallone ended up directing it. Stallone said he wasn't prepared to do that, so he directed it with the idea that Rambo was directing it.
The events leading to Triple H vs. Randy Orton were shown.
WWE Champion Triple H vs. Randy Orton in a steel cage.
The only way to win is pinfall, submission or escaping the cage and having both feet touch the floor. Orton, with his new theme music, walked really slowly to the ring, staring at the cage. Triple H then did his entrance, including doing the spit fountain on the top of the cage. Jim Ross pointed out that Triple H was the man to end all three of Randy Orton's World/WWE Title reigns. They did the "big match" introductions here, as they did for all the championship matches tonight.
Randy Orton dove for the still open door at the bell, but Triple H grabbed him by the legs and hit some punches. Orton grabbed the door and slammed it shut on Triple H's head to knock him back. They exchanged punches, with Triple H starting to get the better of it when Orton hit a knee to the gut. Triple H ducked a shot and hit a jumping knee in the ring. Triple H went to ram Orton into the cage, but Orton blocked it. Orton went to ram Triple H into the cage, but HHH blocked it. Triple H finally rammed Orton into the cage. Orton tried to climb the cage, but Triple H pulled him back into the ring. Orton hit a punch, then went for a backdrop, but Triple H hit a neckbreaker to block it. Triple H hit some punches on the mat, then delivered a kneedrop for a two count.
Orton grabbed HHH by the trunks and yanked him into the cage wall. Orton then used a catapult to send HHH face first into the cage. Orton flung Triple H over the top rope and into the cage. Triple H was between the ropes and the cage, and Orton rammed the back of Triple H's head into the steel fence three times. Triple H kicked Orton between the ropes, but Orton kicked Triple H in the chest as he tried to get back into the ring. Orton pulled Triple H into the ring so he was hanging by his feet off the middle rope, and hit a DDT for a two count. Orton then choked Triple H and hit a series of right hands. Orton slugged Triple H to the mat for a two count, then applied a rear chinlock. Triple H punched out of the move, but Orton hit a snap powerslam for a two count.
Orton stared at Triple H on the mat for a while. Like, a long while. Like, he-could-have-walked-out-several-times-already-while. Orton did a long, and slow, Garvin stomp, then hit a kneedrop for two. Orton then stomped him, much faster now, and pulled down his kneepad. Orton missed the kneedrop this time, as HHH rolled away. Orton went for a slam, but Triple H floated over it and hit a chopblock to the back of his leg. Triple H hit another chopblock and then applied a figure four leglock. Orton couldn't make the ropes, as Triple H moved the hold into the middle of the ring. Orton struggled in the hold, while Jerry Lawler pointed out that Triple H shouldn't have to break the hold if Orton gets to the ropes. Orton got to the ropes, and Triple H broke the hold as the referee requested. Ross and Lawler wondered why. Orton went for an RKO, but Triple H blocked it and went for a Pedigree, but Orton backdropped him. Orton crawled for the door, but Triple H grabbed him. Orton kicked him away. Orton went to go out the door again, but Triple H dragged him back in. Orton dragged a chair back in with him.
Orton kicked Triple H into a corner, then went for a chairshot, but Triple H blocked it. Triple H hit a facebuster to the knee for a two count, then picked up the chair. Orton hit Triple H with a low blow. Orton hit Triple H across the back with the chair, then gave Triple H a DDT on the chair. Orton covered Triple H, but HHH kicked out at two. Orton set up the chair in the ring, and set up for an RKO on it. Orton took a long time setting it up. Orton grabbed Triple H, but Triple H threw off the move and sent Orton into the cage. Triple H then gave Orton a drop toe hold into the chair and draped an arm over him for the two count.
Both men were slow to get up, and Orton started to climb the cage. Triple H grabbed him by the trunks to stop him, then they battled on the top rope, with Triple H ramming Orton into the top of the cage. Orton fell to the mat. Triple H went to climb over the top, but Orton grabbed a foot and pulled him back down to the top rope. Orton punched Triple H to the mat, then went to go over the top of the cage. Triple H stopped him, and pulled Orton back over. Triple H rammed Orton into the top of the cage several times, then set up for a top rope Pedigree, but Orton escaped and pulled Triple H by the hair off the top rope so he would crash to the mat. Orton went to climb over the top and was all the way on the other side when Triple H grabbed him. Orton's legs were dangling as Triple H held Orton by the head and pulled him back over. Orton hit a back elbow and Triple H went down to the mat. Orton went to go over again, but Triple H grabbed his foot and finally pulled Orton down, crotching him on the top rope.
Both men were slow to get up. Orton charged Triple H, who gave Orton a spinebuster. Triple H went for a Pedigree on the chair, but Orton grabbed a double leg takedown and Triple H went down back first on the chair. The fans chanted for Triple H as Orton measured for the kick to the head. Orton went for the kick, but Triple H dodged it and blasted Orton with a chairshot to the head. Triple H then gave Orton the Pedigree for the pin at the twenty one minute mark.
Winner: Triple H.
Triple H stood atop the cage with the title belt to end the show.
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