John Laurinaitis is backstage on the phone and says he will take care of what happened. WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez are there. Del Rio says he should be the top priority and isn’t happy about Cena making the Last Man Standing stipulation. Laurinaitis reminds Del Rio he won his first Cell match and tells Del Rio tonight he has an opportunity. Del Rio says right, that’s why he’s the WWE Champion and Cena isn’t. Laurinaitis says it’s his job to make the best show possible. Del Rio walks off as Laurinaitis wishes him good luck.
Cody Rhodes vs. Randy Orton
We go to the ring and out comes Randy Orton to a nice pop from the crowd. Out next comes the WWE Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes and his baggers for this non-title match. The bell rings and they go to lock up but Cody stalls a bit. Cody goes for Orton’s leg but Orton fights back with right hands and a clothesline. Cody turns it around and goes for a bulldog but Orton pushes him off. Orton sends Cody out to the floor and follows him. Orton knocks him into the steps and brings it back in the ring. Cody misses a kick from the second rope and Orton drops him for a 2 count. Cody hits a right hand from the floor and comes back in with stomps on Orton. Cody drops Orton on his face and comes off the second rope with a knee to the neck.
Cody continues to control the match until Orton comes out of the corner with right hands. Cody comes off a whip in the corner with a clothesline for another 2 count. Cody takes Orton back to the mat and applies a headlock. Orton fights out with a big backdrop but Cody dropkicks him back to the mat. Another 2 count for Cody. Cody continues and applies a Boston crab. Orton dodges a spear in the corner and makes a comeback. They trade shots and Cody slams Orton back on his head. 2 count for Cody. Cody goes up top and misses a moonsault as Orton moves out of the way. Orton with clothesline and a big powerslam. Cody goes back up top but Orton stops him in mid-air with a dropkick. 2 count for Orton. Cody slides out of a powerbomb and hits the Beautiful Disaster kick for a 2 count.
Cody blocks the draping DDT but Orton connects with a backbreaker for another pin attempt. Orton with another big slam and pin attempt. Orton takes Cody up to the top rope. Cody fights him off and knocks him back to the mat. Cody connects with a moonsault but Orton kicks out at 2. Cody goes back to the second rope and comes down but Orton moves. Orton with a big uppercut. One of the baggers get on the apron but Orton hits him. Cody hits Cross Rhodes but Orton kicks out at 2. Cody drops to the mat like Orton does and mocks him. Cody goes for the RKO but Orton dropkicks him. Orton hits the second rope draping DDT and drops to the mat. The other bagger distracts Orton but Cody accidently knocks him off the apron. Cody turns around to a RKO from Orton for the win.
Winner: Randy Orton
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