A video package runs hyping John Cena vs. Randy Orton tonight.
Unification TLC Match
WWE Champion Randy Orton vs. WWE World Heavyweight Champion John Cena
Justin Roberts handled the ring introductions. They are putting emphasis on the term “WWE World Heavyweight Champion” instead of the prior Unified WWE Champion term.
The bell rings and here we go. John Cena with a side headlock takedown early on Randy Orton. Cena bails to grab some steel chairs when Orton cuts him off. Orton grabs a ladder, sets it up in the middle of the ring and Cena cuts him off. Cena grabs the ladder and cracks Orton with it. Cena bails again, grabs a table and slides that in the ring. Cena sets up the table in a corner. Cena tosses Orton to the outside. Orton returns with a chair in hand. Orton pushes the ladder out, tries to hit Cena with the chair, Cena blocks it, Orton kicks Cena and Orton cracks the chair over Orton’s back. Orton then drops the chair over the chest of Cena. Orton cracks the chair over Cena on the outside and then mocks Cena doing the “you can’t see me” gesture. Cena fights back forcing Orton to hit the steel ring post with the chair. Cena has a chair and cracks it over the back of Orton repeatedly. Orton slides back in the ring and starts setting up the ladder again under the titles hanging above the ring. Orton is climbing up when Cena cuts him off pulling him down. Orton with a dropkick to Cena. Orton keeps Cena grounded with some big stomps including shots to the head. Orton with a snap powerslam on Cena. Cena with a shot to Orton using the ladder. Cena starts setting it back up again. Cena is climbing up when Orton cuts him off and executes a quick back suplex. Orton picks up the ladder.
Orton tries to drop the ladder over Cena, but Cena moves out of the way. Orton grabs a chair and cracks it over the back of Cena repeatedly. Cena with shoulder tackles and his twisting powerbomb on Orton. Orton avoids a Five Knuckle Shuffle and sends Cena face first into a steel chair that was setup in the corner. Orton grabs another ladder and sets it up under the titles. Orton is near the top with his hand on both titles when Cena cuts him off. Cena sends Orton face first into the ladder and falls back. Cena jumps off the ladder connecting with a Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cena picks up the ladder, cracks Orton with it, Orton falls back from the ring apron and crashes through a table at ringside. Cena sets the ladder back up again and starts to climb up. Orton is back up, pushes the ladder over, Cena lands on his feet and Orton jumps up catching Orton with an RKO. Cena clotheslines Orton over the top rope. Cena picks up the top part of the steel ring steps and hits Orton in the head with it. Orton is now busted open over his eye. Orton is back up and Cena hits him with a second shot using the steel steps. Cena grabs another table and slides it inside the ring. Orton grabs a microphone and hits Cena over the head with it. Orton mounts Cena at ringside and hits Cena over the head with the microphone repeatedly. Orton now starts clearing off the spanish announce table.
Orton goes to punt Cena in the head, but Cena ducks and gives Orton an AA sending him crashing through the spanish announce table! Cena has the ladder setup under the titles again. Cena has his hands on both titles when Orton pushes the ladder over. Cena keeps hanging on to the titles when Orton grabs a chair and cracks Cena with it. Cena lets go and Orton with more shots using a chair. Cena with a spear on Orton sending him crashing through the table setup near the corner. Orton rolls out of the ring and starts pulling up padding. Handcuffs were under the padding. Orton then handcuffs Orton to the bottom rope. Orton taunts Cena with the key. Orton throws the key in the crowd. Cena is trying to break free as Orton walks up the entrance ramp and grabs a tall ladder. Orton hits Cena with the big ladder once as he walks by. Orton sets up the ladder and starts climbing slowly. Cena unhooks the turnbuckle and is now on the ladder with Orton. Cena with shots to Orton using the metal turnbuckle. Orton falls back. Orton has the ropes and is trying to pull Cena off the ladder. Cena hits the other table head first as he goes flying off the ladder courtesy of Orton. Orton sets the ladder back up and starts climbing. Orton takes the titles off the hook and gets the win.
Winner and first ever WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Randy Orton
We then see a replay of the finish. Back live, Randy Orton celebrates with both the WWE Championship and WWE World Heavyweight Championship in hand. Vince McMahon’s music hits as Vince walks out with Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. Orton puts the titles over his shoulders as all three enter the ring. We see a shot of John Cena looking up at ringside. All three present the undisputed face of WWE, Randy Orton the first ever WWE World Heavyweight Champion.