WWE TLC: Orton vs. Barrett (Tables Match)
Dec 18, 2011 - by Adam Martin
Randy Orton vs. Wade Barrett
Orton and Barrett exchange shots early on. Orton drops Barrett over his back and stomps over his head. Orton bails and pushes a table up against the ropes. Barrett side kicks the table into Barrett’s face. Barrett tries pushing the table in the ring, but Orton blocks it and jumps over it sending the table into Barrett’s face. Barrett is slightly busted open over his eye. The referee puts on rubber gloves. Orton follows Barrett up the ramp where a series of tables are already set up. Barrett fights back with a kick to the gut and elbow shots to the back of the neck. Barrett looks to setup Orton for a Pumphandle Slam. Orton counters, Barrett pushes the table over and then takes a shot from Orton. Barrett with a huge big boot that drops Orton at ringside. Barrett tosses a table inside the ring and sets up another near the ring. Orton with a big right. Barrett returns with a kick and forearms to the back. Barrett throws Orton over the table, goes up to the top turnbuckle and Orton bails. Barrett then sends Orton back first into the side of the ring. Barrett tosses Orton back inside and drops an elbow off the second rope. Barrett has Orton up against the ropes with a series of knee shots. Barrett tries kicking Orton from the ring apron to the table below, but Orton hangs on with his legs. Barrett props a table up in the corner, puts Orton on his shoulder, Orton jumps off and Orton levels him with a series of clotheslines. Orton with a quick snap powerslam. Barrett tosses Orton over the top rope, but Orton lands on the ring apron. Barrett misses a big boot. The two exchange right hands near the table. Barrett has Orton up for Wasteland. Orton slides off, kicks Barrett in the stomach and connects with his DDT using the ropes. Barrett catches Orton with a sidewalk slam. Barrett grabs the table and slams it across the chest of Orton. Barrett sets the table back up near the corner. Barrett puts Orton chest first over the table. Barrett goes up to the second rope, jumps, Orton jumps up and catches Barrett with an RKO as Barrett crashes through the table. Orton sits up laughing.
Winner: Randy Orton
Backstage, Santa Teddy Long is with The Bella Twins. He gives them a direct phone line if they ever “want to play any reindeer games.” Both girls slap Long. Jack Swagger walks up saying Long is the worst GM ever allowing Mark Henry to attack him on Smackdown. Long tells Swagger to sit on his lap to see if they can work something out. Sheamus walks up shaking hands with Long. He tells a story about a cousin of his who rolled down hills and ended up putting his “head up his own arse.” Sheamus promises to do the same to Swagger. Long books Sheamus vs. Swagger tonight.