WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs Coverage: Title Unification TLC Match
WWE Championship/World Heavyweight Championship Title Unification Tables, Ladders, and Chairs Match: John Cena (c) vs. Randy Orton (c)
Cena and Orton lock up and then Cena takes Orton down with a side-headlock take down. Cena drops Orton with a shoulder tackle. Both men go to the outside and Cena slams a ladder into Orton’s arm. Cena goes after a table and props it up in the corner in the ring. Orton gets back into the ring, but Cena catches him and sends him right back out. Orton grabs a chair and gets back into the ring. Orton goes to hit Cena with the chair, but Cena kicks him in the midsection. Orton comes back and smacks Cena with the chair. Both men go to the outside and Orton beats Cena down. Cena props up against the ring post and Orton swings the chair, but Cena ducks and Orton hits the ring post. Cena grabs the chair and hits Orton with it. Cena sets a table up on the outside and tries to suplex Orton through it, but Orton powers out and slams Cena into the steel steps. Orton sets a ladder up in the ring and begins to climb it. Orton gets a hand on the title belts, but Cena cuts him off. Cena gets Orton off the ladder and runs the ropes, but Orton takes him down with a dropkick. Orton drops a few knees on the back of Cena’s head. Orton takes Cena down with a power slam. Orton goes to the outside and tosses a steel chair and a ladder into the ring. Cena gets back to his feet and slams the ladder into Orton’s midsection. Cena sets the ladder up and begins the ascension. Orton gets to his feet and knocks Cena off the ladder. Orton goes to slam the ladder into Cena, but Cena ducks and Orton tosses the ladder to the floor. Orton quickly grabs a chair and begins to beat Cena down with it. Cena comes back with a shoulder tackle and the a side slam. Cena goes for the Five-Knuckle Shuffle, but Orton kicks him in the face. Orton slams Cena into the steel chair that was positioned in the corner. Orton grabs a ladder and sets it up in the ring. He climbes and grabs one of the titles, but Cena cuts him off. Cena slams Orton to the mat and delivers the Five Knuckle Shuffle from the ladder. Cena knocks Orton off the apron and through the table that was set up on the outside. Cena sets the ladder up in the ring again and begins to climb. Orton gets back into the ring quickly and gets Cena off of the ladder. Orton delivers an RKO in the ring. Both men fight to the outside and then Cena hits Orton in the head with the steel steps, and Orton is busted open. Cena hits Orton with the steps again and Orton is down and out on the floor. Cena circles the ring, but Orton gets to his feet and hits Cena with a microphone. Orton slams Cena down on the steel steps. Orton goes for the Punt on the outside, but Cena ducks and delivers the AA to Orton, who crashes through the Spanish announce table. Cena gets back into the ring and sets a ladder up underneath the title belts. Cena grabs the belts, but Orton moves the ladder and Cena is swinging from the belts. Orton hits Cena with a chair, and Cena falls to the mat. Orton attacks Cena with the chair, but Cena comes back and spears Orton through the table that was propped up in the corner. Orton goes to the outside and grabs a pair of handcuffs from under the padding on the outside. Orton handcuffs Cena to the bottom rope. Orton takes the key and throws it into the crowd. Orton goes to the outside and grabs a huge ladder as Cena tries to get the handcuffs off. Orton slides a ladder into the ring as Cena struggles on the outside. Cena rips the bottom rope and turnbuckle free from the ring and climbs the ladder with Orton. Cena punches Orton down to the mat and is left on the ladder alone. Orton grabs the rope and brings Cena off the ladder, and Cena hits his head on a table that was propped up in the ring. Orton climbs the ladder and unhooks the title belts and gets the win.
Winner and new WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Randy Orton.
After the match, Vince McMahon’s music hits and he comes to the ring along with Stephanie McMahon and Triple H. Orton shakes hands with all three as Cena looks on from the outside. Orton holds the title belt high overhead as TLC comes to a close.