WWE OVER THE LIMIT: Randy Orton vs. Christian (WWE World Title)
May 22, 2011 - by Adam Martin
WWE World Heavyweight Championship
Randy Orton (c) vs. Christian
We get ring introductions for the challenger Christian and champion Randy Orton.
Mixed reaction of support for both as Orton and Christian lock up and Christian goes for a quick rollup early on. Orton with a quick shoulder block. Christian responds with one of his own and a quick dropkick. Christian dumps Orton to the outside and then connects with a dropkick through the ropes. Christian with another dropkick back in the ring. Orton with a standing dropkick. Both brawl in the corner and Christian is up top. Orton with a big superplex on Christian. Orton with big uppercuts that drop Christian each time. Orton with a kick to the face and a series of clotheslines. Christian cuts off Orton’s offense with a spinebuster. Orton and Christian exchange right hands. Christian gets the better of it connecting with an inverted DDT. Orton counters a dropkick attempt in mid air from Christian into a rollup. Christian with a rollup attempt of his own. Christian jumps out attempting a right hand. Orton counters trying to hit his DDT through the ropes. Christian counters out hitting his right hand. Christian goes up top and connects with a flying headbutt. Orton with an uppercut and backbreaker combo on Christian. Christian counters an RKO attempt. Orton with a modified boston crab. Orton has it locked in tight. Christian eventually reaches the bottom rope. Crowd noise was insanely loud during that submission spot. Christian with a fake to counter an RKO attempt from the corner (the way he took the RKO when losing the title a few weeks ago). Christian with a close rollup soon after that. Orton counters Christian’s boots to the face in the corner, turns Christian around and hits his DDT through the ropes. Orton starts stalking Christian on the mat. Christian counters an RKO attempt. Christian calls for a Spear. Orton counters a Spear attempt into a powerslam. Orton is now backing up ready for a punt to the head on Christian. Orton stops himself. Orton then decides to go for it and Christian connects with a Spear. Orton kicks out and Christian can’t believe it. Series of counters between the two. Orton with an RKO.
Winner and still WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Randy Orton
After the match, Randy Orton jumps up on the corner and holds up the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. We then see a replay of the finish. Back live, Orton is still celebrating. As he goes to leave, Orton walks over to Christian and lifts him up by his arm. Christian then pushes Orton away. The fans boo. Christian comes back and gets in his face. They shake hands.
A video package runs hyping Jerry Lawler vs. Michael Cole.
* Jerry “The King” Lawler vs. Michael Cole in a “Kiss My Foot” match is up next.