What an amazing reaction Daniel Bryan got from the fans when he came to the ring. Great guy — he deserves everything he is getting from the public as he certainly has earned it!
The rules are — no interference from anyone as ordered by Triple H.
Orton is intimidated by the “yes” chants from the crowd … Bryan very aggressive from the onset using kicks and arm-bars … Orton with a backbreaker with Bryan caught in the corner … Powerful clotheslines in the corner by Orton and a pin attempt but only a two count.
Orton with a vice-like chinlock slows Bryan’s pace … Bryan breaks out and battles back but caught with a clothesline and a series of kicks … Bryan comes back with a clothesline and the “yes” chants give him renewed energy stunning Orton with dropkicks and a Frankenstiener …
Bryan with a dropkick from th top ropes and then a dive that knocks Orton out of the ring … He tries it again and Orton catches him with a right hand to the face stunning Bryan … Orton with a DDT from the ring apron to the floor!
Referee Scott Armstrong is kayoed by a Bryan dropkick (Orton was dropkicked into him). A second referee comes to the ring to take Armstrong’s place.
Bryan gets the “Yes Lock” on and Orton makes it to the ropes for a break.
Bryan punished him with more kicks and goes for a flying kick but Orton moves out of the way and tries a pin but only a two count.
Orton goes for a superplex off the ropes but Bryan turns him around and guides Orton’s head to the bottom and then dropkicks him in the mid-section. Next Bryan tries for a backdrop on the ropes but elbowed off by Orton … Bryan to the top again and suplexes Orton off. Bryan gets to the top of the ropes and dives off for a pin –but only a two count!
Referee Scott Armstrong returns to replace the replacement referee … Bryan with a series of kicks … Orton grabs him and tosses him over his head, slamming him to the mat.
Finally Bryan with a series of kicks and the flying knee he winds up pinning Orton for the win!
DANIEL BRYAN is the new WWE champion and the crowd is ecstatic!