tries for the Mexican surfboard, but Cena fights out. Bryan shoulders Cena and Bryan is able to grab the ropes and go to the apron. Cena hits Bryan to send him crashing to the announcer's table on the floor. Cena heads on and tries to whip Bryan into the stairs, but Bryan reverses it. Bryan gets Cena on the steps and tries for a suplex off the steps to the floor, but Cena reverses.
Cena pins Bryan for a two count. Cena blasts Bryan with a big right hand, then another. He punches away at him in the corner before sending him across the ring hard. Cena rears back and kicks Bryan in the chest. Cena lays Bryan out with a sit-out powerbomb, good for another two count. Cena grounds Bryan with a rear chin lock. Bryan is able to fight up to his feet and out of the hold, backing Cena into the corner and blasting him with a series of kicks to the chest. Cena comes back with a knee to the gut. Bryan backflips over Cena, then hits him with a big flying clothesline.
Bryan hits Cena with a series of kicks to the chest, but misses one to the head. Cena hits a couple of shoulder tackles, then drops Bryan with the belly to back suplex. Cena goes for the five knuckle shuffle, but Bryan counters with a kick. Bryan is able to keep Cena at bay for a bit, but he's dropped with another belly to back suplex, then the five knuckle shuffle. Cena shoulders Bryan for the AA, but Bryan lands on his feet and knocks Cena to the mat. Bryan heads to the top and hits a shotgun missile dropkick for two.
Bryan kicks at Cena's shoulder, knocking him down to the mat. Bryan calls for Cena to get up before kicking him again. Bryan yanks Cena's arm, dropping Cena's elbow over his shoulder. Bryan yells at Cena to get up, then repeatedly kicks him back down. Bryan goes for the arm again, but Cena rolls through, almost into the STF. Bryan counters, trapping Cena in an STF of his own. Bryan pulls back hard. Cena almost gets to the ropes, but Bryan pulls Cena back, stands him up and hits a belly to back suplex for two. Bryan hits a German suplex for another two count. Bryan holds on, but Cena breaks his grip. Bryan drops Cena to the mat and clamps on the yes lock.
Cena powers out of the hold and stands up, but Bryan traps him in a guillotine choke. Bryan drops Cena back down to the mat. Cena stands up while still in the hold, and charges into the corner, smashing Bryan into the turnbuckles a couple of times. Bryan won't break it. Cena finally does break the hold by almost suplexing Bryan into the corner. Cena shoulders Bryan out of nowhere and hits the AA, but Bryan kicks out!
Cena heads up to the top rope, but Bryan stops him. Cena pushes him away, but Bryan comes right back. Cena pushes him away a second time, and Bryan comes in with a giant running kick. Bryan superplexes Cena off the top, but holds on with his legs to the ropes. Bryan stands on the top and hits the flying head butt. Bryan pins Cena but only gets two. Cena rolls to the outside.
Bryan goes for the suicide dive, but Cena leaps up and catches him with his shoulder. Cena heads to the top rope and hits the top rope rocker dropper which is good for two. Cena picks Bryan up and seats him on the top turnbuckle. Cena goes for an AA from the middle rope, but Bryan fights back with a series of elbows to the side of Cena's head. Bryan tries for a top rope hurricanrana, but Cena holds on, jumps to the mat, and clamps on the STF. Bryan refuses to quit. Bryan pops out of the hold and traps Cena in the yes lock.
Cena makes it into the ropes to force a break. Hunter asks for the doc to check on Cena, but he says he's fine. Bryan hits two rapid fire dropkicks in the corner, but Cena comes up with a giant clothesline when Bryan attempts a third. Cena and Bryan trade rights, then kicks, then more rights. Bryan hits a flying forearm while Cena goes for a flying shoulderblock and both men are down.
Both men stand slowly, leaning on each other. Cena slaps Bryan, and Bryan responds with one of his own. Bryan and Cena trade slaps, and Bryan gets the upper hand with a series of kicks. Cena kind of catches a backflipping Bryan, then shoulders him. Bryan counters into a DDT. Bryan stands, and heads to the top rope. Bryan leaps, but Cena catches him. Cena shoulders Bryan, but Bryan counters into a small package. Bryan catches Cena with a huge kick to the side of the head. Bryan hits Cena with a giant running knee to the face, and he gets the three count.
Winner and NEW WWE Champion: Daniel Bryan
Bryan stands with his belt in his hand while the crowd goes nuts. Cena turns Bryan around and has a couple of words with him before sticking out his hand for a handshake. Cena shakes Hunters hand as well before making his way out of the ring. Bryan has the whole crowd chanting 'yes!' as Hunter raises his arm in victory.
Confetti drops from the ceiling for Bryan. Bryan drops down and thanks his mom and dad for believing in him, and the pyro goes off in the background. This is truly one of the great WWE moments that will go down in history... Until it's interrupted by Randy Orton's music.
Orton holds up the briefcase, then brings it back down to his side. Bryan is telling him to bring it on, but Orton turns around and walks to the back instead. He stops halfway up the ramp while the fans are chanting 'yes!', and stares down Bryan. Hunter hits Bryan with a pedigree out of nowhere and Orton marches back to the ring. Orton hands in his briefcase and we've got a match.
Orton just pins Bryan for three, and this one is over.
Winner and NEW WWE Champion: Randy Orton
Orton and Triple H pose to end the show.