BREAKING NEWS CENA'S RETURN SETBACK !
THE DEATH OF A CHAMP!
JOHN CENA THE BIG LOSER OF WRESTLEMANIA!
JOHN CENA vs. TRIPLE H vs. RANDY ORTON (c)
The lights were back on over the ring for this match. A band walked out onto the stage to perform. Cena then made his ring introduction as the band played. It took the pop away from Cena's entrance. He was wearing jean shorts as usual and a football jersey. In online voting, 52 percent predicted a Cena win, 40 percent a Triple H win, and 8 percent an Orton win. Triple H came out to his actual ring intro music. Garcia introduced Cena first. He got mostly boos, but the kids and women came on strong after a few seconds. As Cena and Triple H yapped in each other's face at the start, Orton charged at Hunter with the belt in hand. Cena came back and drove Orton's face into the mat. This match began at 9:28 p.m. ET. Surprising placement, suggesting strongly that Big Show vs. Mayweather may be the final match after all. Hunter beat up Orton at ringside. He pounded on him on the announce table. Back in the ring Cena went for a double FU on both Hunter and Orton, but Hunter dropped off and kneed Cena in the gut. At 3:00 Cena and Orton battled on the top rope. Hunter lifted Cena onto his shoulders. Orton leaped at Cena with a crossbody block. Cena rolled through for a near fall. Cena lifted Orton for an FU. Orton fought out of it into a sunset flip for a near fall. Hunter charged Orton, but Orton ducked and Hunter clotheslined Cena. Orton then nailed Hunter with a clothesline.
Orton DDT'd both Cena and Hunter off the second rope. He covered Cena for a two count. He immediately covered Hunter for a two count. At 5:00 Orton went for an RKO on Cena, but Cena threw Orton off onto Hunter's arm. Cena drove Orton's head into the mat, then hit him with a legdrop across the back of his neck off the second rope. Orton scurried out of the ring to catch his breath. Cena followed.Cena chased Orton around the ring. Orton sidestepped Cena and rammed him into the ringpost. Hunter caught Orton when he returned to the ring and began working over Orton's leg. Hunter rammed Orton's knee into the mat. Cena charged into the ring. Hunter met him with a clothesline at 7:00. Orton, out of nowhere, surprised Hunter with an RKO. Cena surprised Orton with a drop toe hold into an STFU in mid-ring. Orton dramatically crawled to the bottom rope, but couldn't quite reach. Hunter pulled on Orton's arm to get it to the bottom rope to force a break, then he punched Cena. At ringside, Hunter threw Cena into the ringside steps. Back in the ring, Hunter applied an Indian Deathlock at 9:00. Ross said he hadn't seen that hold in years. Cena broke it. Then he whipped Hunter into the corner. Hunter flew over the top rope to the floor. Cena then locked Orton into an STFU again in mid-ring at 10:00. Hunter re-entered the ring and stomped Cena in the head. Cena held on, though. Hunter powered Cena's arm off of Orton, then applied a crossface on Cena. Cena teased a tapout, then reached for the bottom rope. He carwled over and grabbed the rope to force a break. The girls and kids cheered; the guys booed.
Hunter pounded away at Cena. Cena fought back with clotheslines and a side slam. He played to the crowd and absorbed their cheers and boos. As the camera went wide, he went into the five-knuckle shuffle routine followed by an FU attempt. Hunter slipped out and went for a Pedigree. Cena slipped out. Hunter kicked him into the corner turnbuckle. Hunter gave Cena a facebuster and clothesline, then a spinebuster. Ross asked if we were on the cusp of a new WWE Champion. Hunter clipped Orton from behind as he began to make his way back into the ring. Cena snuck up on Hunter for an FU. Hunter escaped again and hit the Pedigree. The ref made the cover, but Orton gave punted Hunter to break up the pin. Orton then covered Cena for the three count. Well, people who gambled on this match and thought they "knew" the outcome are out a few bucks. Surprise finish, and it also explains this match's placement on the show third-from-the-top.
WINNER: Orton in 14:00.
STAR RATING: **** -- Another really good match. Non-stop action, tough to keep up with at times. Well-timed and really well-executed with some inventive spots. Surprise finish helped, even if it disappointed a lot of fans cheering for Hunter or Cena...source: pwtorch.com