WWE Royal Rumble: Randy Orton vs. The Miz

– We get a WrestleMania 27 promo and highlights from the feud between Randy Orton and The Miz.



– Josh Matthews is backstage with The Miz and Alex Riley. Miz requested this time to address the WWE fans. He talks about his championship reign and says there’s a reason why he’s champion and Randy Orton isn’t. Riley says Miz will go on to WrestleMania as the WWE Champion. Miz says he’s awesome and that’s it.

WWE Title Match: Randy Orton vs. The Miz

We go to the ring and out comes the challenger Randy Orton to a nice pop from the Boston crowd. Out next comes the WWE Champion with Alex Riley. The Miz makes his way into the ring and taunts Orton with the WWE Title belt. We get formal ring introductions from Justin Roberts before the bell.

The bell rings and they go to lock up but Orton drops Miz with a right hand. Orton takes it to the corner and beats Miz down with a series of rights and a kick. Orton tosses Miz through the ropes and out to the floor. Orton goes out after him and throws him into the fan barrier twice. Orton with a big clothesline on the floor. Orton brings it back into the ring for a 2 count. Orton stomps away on Miz. Orton slingshots Miz’s neck under the bottom rope and covers him for another 2 count. Orton charges in the corner but Miz elbows him in the face. Orton beats Miz down in the corner. Orton chokes Miz on the ropes now. Orton stomps on Miz’s gut, keeping in control.

Riley gets on the apron and drops Orton as the referee isn’t looking. Miz takes control for a minute but Orton makes a comeback and clotheslines him out of the corner. Orton charges in the corner but Miz moves out of the way. Miz turns it around and starts kicking on Orton in the corner. Miz makes a comeback for a 2 count. Miz uses the ropes on Orton and distracts the ref. Riley comes over and decks Orton. 2 count for Miz. Miz applies a headlock on Orton now. Orton fights out of it with a headbutt but Miz takes it back with a knee to the gut. 2 count for Miz. Miz with a running boot to the face and another 2 count.

Miz continues the offense and hits an elbow to the face for another 2 count. Miz goes outside and beats on Orton while he’s on the apron. Miz with a big knee to the face and another 2 count. Miz with another headlock, wearing Orton down. Orton fights out and applies a sleeper hold on Miz. Miz breaks free and goes for a back suplex but Orton fights him off. Orton responds with a big back drop. Miz drops Orton with a huge right hand for a 2 count. Miz goes to the top rope but Orton knocks him down. Orton with right hands while Miz is on the top. Orton goes up for a superplex and nails it, laying Miz out. Orton with a 2 count.

More offense from Orton. Miz ends up on the apron and Orton goes for the second rope DDT. Miz counters and backdrops Orton over the ropes and to the floor. Miz distracts the ref while Riley stomps on Orton on the floor. Miz comes outside and rams Orton into the barrier and the apron. Miz brings it back in for a 2 count. Miz with another 2 count after more offense. Miz mounts Orton with right hands now. Yet another 2 count. Miz with a chinlock on Orton now. Miz sends Orton back out to the floor and comes after him. Orton fights him off and goes for a move on the floor. Miz counters and slingshots Orton head first into the ring post. Orton charges back in the ring and unload son Miz with right hands. Miz turns it around in the corner with rights of his own. Miz charges again but Orton drops him with two clotheslines and a powerslam. Orton starts stomping on Miz now.

Orton with a big knee drop and a 2 count. Riley gets on the apron to provide distraction. This allows Miz to hit a neckbreaker for another 2 count. Miz charges but Orton dodges him and goes for an RKO. Miz counters with a Skull Crushing Finale attempt but Orton counters that with a big slam for a 2 count. Miz rolls out to the floor to regroup. He picks up his WWE Title belt and starts to leave. Orton clotheslines him on the floor and brings him back in the ring. Riley distracts again, allowing Miz to take over. Miz brings it in and DDT’s Orton for a 2 count. Miz misses a kick to the face and Orton rolls him up for 2. Orton brings Miz in from the apron with the second rope DDT. Orton hits the mat and gets hype. Nexus appears on the ramp and walks to the ring, without CM Punk. It’s David Otunga, Michael McGillicutty, Husky Harris and Mason Ryan. They stare down with Randy Orton while the ref is in between them. Riley comes in with the briefcase but Orton stops him. Orton throws Riley over the ropes and onto Nexus. Miz tries to attack but Orton drops him with an RKO. CM Punk runs in from outside the ring and lays Orton out with the GTS. Miz covers for the pin and the win as Michael Cole jumps up and down at ringside.

Winner: The Miz

– After the match, Punk orders Nexus to their feet and leads them to the back. Miz recovers in the ring and looks shocked that he’s just won. Punk and Nexus look back at the ring from the ramp as Orton tries to recover in the ring.

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