WWE MONEY IN THE BANK: Orton (c) vs. Christian (World Title)
Jul 17, 2011 - by Adam Martin
WWE World Heavyweight Championship
If Orton is disqualified or there is bad officiating, he loses the title
Randy Orton (c) vs. Christian
We get ring introductions for the challenger Christian and champion Randy Orton.
The bell rings and Christian bails to the outside. He grabs a steel chair and slides it in the ring to taunt Orton. Christian turns his back to Orton and Orton throws the steel chair out of the ring. Christian pushes Orton. Orton fires back with a right hand. Orton with a big uppercut to Christian in the corner. Orton with a high back body drop on Christian. Orton stomps away at Christian and then drops a knee. Christian with big right hands. Orton drops Christian with a clothesline. Crowd in Chicago seems to be more pro-Christian. Orton dodges a dive to the outside by Christian. Christian drops Orton back first off the top rope. Christian is up top and connects with a flying elbow. Christian with big kicks to Orton on the mat. Christian catches Orton with another elbow and drops him. Christian mounts Orton and drops some big right hands. Christian pushes Orton into the ropes and stands over his back applying pressure. Christian jumps over the top rope and connects with a big right hand to Orton. Orton with a close roll up. Christian fires back with a spinebuster. Christian going for the Killswitch. Orton counters. Orton clotheslines Christian to the outside and goes over the top rope as well. Both are back in the ring. Christian dodges an RKO attempt. Christian with a big boot, Orton counters a dropkick attempt into another roll up for a close two count. Orton with a Lou Thesz Press and Christian rolls away quickly to the ring apron. Christian counters Orton’s DDT from the ropes. Orton catches Christian with a dropkick as he springboards out from the corner. Christian drops Orton’s head off the top rope. They exchange right hands with Christian sitting on the top turnbuckle. Orton jumps up with Christian, Christian pushes Orton away and connects with a flying headbutt. Christian hooks the leg and Orton kicks out after two and a half. Christian counters another RKO attempt. Orton with a series of clotheslines. Christian counters an RKO and connects with the Killswitch. 1…2…Orton barely gets a shoulder up. Christian is shocked. We see a replay and just how close it was. Christian is backing up in the corner ready for a Spear. Orton jumps over Christian dodging the Spear. Orton has Christian up for a gutwrench powerbomb and then comes down connecting with a reverse neckbreaker. Orton covers Christian and Christian kicks out. Orton is shocked. Orton is backed up in the corner. Orton instead connects with a quick powerslam. Orton with a DDT on Christian from the ropes. Orton counted along with the referee for his five count. Christian dodges an RKO attempt. Christian spits in Orton’s face from the corner. Orton tackles Christian and gets in some big right hands. Orton is pissed. When Christian stands up, Orton gives him a low blow kick to the groin and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner and NEW WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Christian
After the match, Randy Orton realizes what he just did. Orton then loses his cool and attacks Christian at ringside. Orton tosses Christian up on the spanish announce table and gives him an RKO. Teddy Long is at ringside trying to calm down Orton. We see a replay of the finish of the match leading to the DQ finish.
Back live, Randy Orton is still pissed and is kicking things around ringside. Orton makes his way back to the spanish announce table and drags a lifeless Christian on top. Orton has a crazy look on his face as he gives Christian a second RKO over the table. Orton yells down at Christian saying he is nothing. He heads up the ramp and stops to look back. Chicago crowd is on fire chanting “ONE MORE TIME.” Orton heads to the back. At ringside, we see Christian trying to recover. They show more replays of Christian spitting in Orton’s face and then Orton’s post-match attack. Back live, Christian is being helped up the ramp and to the back.
Another promo for WWE Summerslam airs.
The crowd is calling for CM Punk. Huge boo’s for Cena when his graphic hits the screen. HUGE cheers for Punk when his graphic hits the screen. A video package runs focusing on CM Punk’s recent antics and his match with John Cena tonight for the WWE Championship.
* John Cena defending the WWE Championship against CM Punk is up next.