Randy Orton & Sheamus vs 3MB
Drew on Sheamus with blows. Sheamus comes back with blows but telegraphed and is kicked for it. Drew up on Sheamus’ shoulder and Sheamus rolls through. Orton tags in and whips Drew. Drew with an elbow in Orton’s face, but Orton back with a drop kick. Sheamus tags in and hits his forearms from the apron! Sheamus’ battering ram for two. Drew tries to fight back but takes a short clothesline. Mahal talks smack from outside. Slater tags in and they double stomp Sheamus in the heel corner. Slater chokes Sheamus with a foot in the corner. Drew tags in with a big boot on Sheamus for two.
Slater tags in and they double team Sheamus for two. Drew eats an ah handle from Sheamus before Sheamus tags out. Orton all over Slater with a power slam, then sends Slater to the apron for his ‘vintage’ DDT. Sheamus in and takes out Drew, then a brogue kick to Mahal on the apron. RKO for three.
Winners: Sheamus & Orton (3:49)
Big Show vs Seth Rollins
Big Show to the ring. Video from after RAW last week when The Shield beat down Big Show in the ring. The Shield’s music and they come to the ring with a herd of security following them through the stands. The Shield around the ring, and Rollins has some dark roots growing into his blond.
Big Show throws Rollins back into a corner, then on him. Rollins whipped, but moves and Big Show into the corner. Rollins keeps trying to fight back, but then Big Show tosses him out onto Ambrose. Big Show out and tosses Reigns into the barricade. Ambrose attacks Big Show and the ref calls for the bell.
Winner: Big Show via DQ (0:39)
Big Show is getting beaten down, but comes back. Big Show sends Ambrose in and works him over, but then Reigns in with a big spear on Big Show, then the three “stomp” Big Show into the mat. They then try to pull Big Show up, into the air, Reigns staggers under Big Show’s weight, but the three manage to bomb him. Video recap of the brief match, then the beat down. The Shield is standing over Big Show.
During the commercial Orton and Sheamus get into it with The Shield. Rollins with a flying knee to Orton’s head off the stage. Spear on the stage from Reigns leaves Sheamus in a heap. Cole asks who will stop The Shield? He then goes on to talk about Bearer and Tout. King talks about what a great friend he was. They show the Touts from fans. They were quite lovely!
Cole says The Shield has a response to Smackdown. Video, as The Shield does, stating their names, then Ambrose says everyone wants to make history and throw their hat in to face Taker at WrestleMania. That’s impressive Orton and Sheamus, but you seem to be forgetting something. Rollins says Taker 20-0, impressive, but he’s not the only person riding an impressive undefeated streak. Ambrose says that before anyone want to run around and tries making history, remember the eye of justice is watching, watching everybody, even you Big Show. Reigns says you got one cheap shot, won’t happen again. Rollins says, good luck in your match tonight, nobody can believe that. Rollins says to believe that. Reigns says, believe in The Shield.
The Shield heading for the ring. Rollins grabs mics. Ambrose says it gets worse before it gets better. It will get worse, a lot worse. There will be no peace in WWE until there’s justice and honor. Their The Shield, the most dangerous until in this industry and that makes many back there uncomfortable. They’re there to shatter their comfort zones. They can keep trying to take The Shield out, assemble any super team you want, create an army, but they can’t stop them from doing what they came to do.
Reigns says to bring that army, stack every odd in the world against us. We’re going to fight, and we’re going to win. We’re going to win every time. If you don’t believe in The Shield, justice will hunt you down and grind your bones to dust!
Rollins says, at TLC, in one of the most brutal matches in the history of this company, we defeated Team Hell No and the neanderthal Ryback. At Elimination Chamber we did something no one on planet earth thought we could. We solved the Cena problem. We defeated the super hero squad of Cena, Ryback and Sheamus and if that isn’t warning enough, that washed up, has been, wannabe rockstar Jericho still wanted to stick his neck out for Sheamus and Ryback. He stuck it out an inch too far, and I put my knee there and I dropped him. Just like we dropped every single person who have come before us. We dropped Sheamus and Cena. Anyone else who wants to step up and…
Sheamus’ music and out to the stage he comes. You want a fight tonight? Why don’t you come up here and fight me? You don’t have the stones? I’m up here and not going nowhere!
Ambrose and Reigns leave the ring and head up toward Sheamus, but then suddenly Orton is in the ring with an RKO on Rollins! The other two flee back as Orton goes up through the stands and Sheamus heads backstage. “Randy!” chants as he stands up in with the fans. Sheamus comes back out as Orton’s music hits and The Shield seethes in the ring.