We get a promo video for tonight’s World Heavyweight Title match featuring Randy Orton, the champion, and the challenger Mark Henry. WWE is promoting the match by billing Henry as a 15-year WWE veteran but he has never been able to win the “big one” and the WWE/World Heavyweight Championship
World Heavyweight Title Match: Mark Henry vs. Randy Orton
Mark Henry makes his way out to the ring first. Out next comes the World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton to a nice reaction. They size each other up after formal ring introductions and the bell. They lock up and Henry immediately tosses Orton back into the corner. Orton fights back with right hands and starts kicking out Henry’s knee. Orton kicks Henry in the head and takes him down. Orton continues stomping away at Henry’s limbs and his head. Orton drops a knee to the head and it pisses Henry off. Henry gets up but Orton knocks him over the top rope. Henry takes the top off one of the announcers tables and comes back in the ring. Henry lifts Orton high for a slam but Orton slides out. Orton goes for the RKO but Henry blocks it and kicks him in the head.
Henry throws Orton back in the corner and hits a big splash. Henry goes for the World’s Strongest Slam but Orton slides out and hooks a sleeper hold. Henry rams Orton back in the corner and breaks the hold. Orton gets on the turnbuckles and hits Henry with forearm shots from behind. Henry turns around and hits Orton with a big right hand, knocking him from the top down to the floor. Henry goes to the floor and rams Orton back into the apron twice.
Henry brings it back in the ring and hits a big headbutt. Henry bends Orton’s body around the ring post as Orton screams in pain. Henry comes back in and stands on Orton’s back, raising his hands high in the air. Henry slams Orton and hits a big splash but Orton kicks out at 2. Henry with another headbutt in the corner and another to take Orton down to the mat. Henry drops an elbow drop for another 2 count. Henry continues the offense and yells in Orton’s face that he told him it would be like this.
Orton gets up and fights back with punches and kicks but Henry drops him with a headbutt. Henry goes for another splash but Orton moves. Orton turns it around in the corner and hits Henry with a bunch of right hands until the referee pulls him back. Orton hits two clotheslines and a dropkick to take Henry to the mat. Henry rolls out to the apron. Orton catches him and goes for the second rope DDT but Henry headbutts him. Henry comes back in and levels Orton. Henry hits the World’s Strongest Slam but Orton kicks out at 2. Henry drags Orton over to the corner and climbs to the second rope. Henry bounces and jumps down but Orton puts his feet up. Orton takes out Henry’s knee and DDT’s him. Orton drops to the mic and gets ready for an RKO but Henry rolls back to the apron. Orton hits the second rope DDT this time but Henry gets to the ropes and breaks the pin.
Orton hovers over Henry. Henry pulls him down and takes Orton’s leg out with a kick. Orton pulls himself up with Henry’s tights but Henry kicks him back to the mat. They come face to face and Orton goes for an RKO but it’s countered. Henry hits the World’s Strongest Slam for the pin, the win and the World Heavyweight Title.
Winner and New World Heavyweight Champion: Mark Henry
– After the match, Matt Striker comes in the ring and congratulates Henry. Henry grabs the microphone and says Striker didn’t believe. Henry tells the crowd to don’t start cheering because they all are doubters and haters too. Henry welcomes us all to the Hall of Pain as the crowd boo’s him. Henry says this is his moment and he’s not sharing it with anyone. He will be the most dominant champion of all-time and is taking on all comers, he says. Henry isn’t running from anyone and will never, ever lose the title. Henry drops the mic and leaves with the World Title as we go to replays. Henry runs his mouth to fans as he heads to the back and welcomes us to the Mark Henry Era.