Airdate: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 (Pay-Per-View)
Location: The Allstate Arena in Chicago, IL.
Results by WZRONLINE.COM
“Yes, sir, we promised you a great main event…”
Miz came out and cut a promo about being on the pre-game show.
WWE United States Championship
Santino Marella vs. The Miz
Santino thwarted Miz early but was nailed and stomped hard. Miz covered some near falls, then locked on a side chinlock. Santino flipped Miz over, but was raked in the face and covered for another two count. Miz continued controlling Marella but the crowd chanted to rally the champion. Miz missed a running kick and was rolled up for a two count. Miz nailed Marella across the back and went to the top rope. He came off but was nailed by Marella. Marella fired back with a series of shots, a hiptoss and a diving headbutt. He went for the Cobra but Miz kicked him away. He whipped Marella into the corner and charged but missed and hit the buckles hard. Marella nailed the Cobra and covered him for the pin.
Winner: Santino Marella
They spun the wheel to determine Big Show vs. Cody Rhodes' stipulation bout tonight. It was a Tables Match. Show laughed and told Rhodes, "Good luck putting me through a table." Rhodes blamed Teddy Long for this as he spun the wheel.
WWE Extreme Rules Opener:
We open with a video package that highlights the match between John Cena and the returning Brock Lesnar, as well as a focus on the Extreme theme of tonight's show.
The pyro hits and Michael Cole welcomes us to the PPV. He calls tonight the one night of the year that the entire roster goes Extreme.
Kane's pyro hits, and the big red monster makes his way out to the ring for the first match of the evening.
Falls Count Anywhere Match
Kane vs. Randy Orton
We get a recap of Kane's attack on Cowboy Bob Orton, and later Randy himself. We also get a recap of Orton taking Paul Bearer hostage and stuffing him in a fridge.
Randy Orton is out to the ring next, and the Viper gets a big pop from this Chicago crowd.
The bell rings and Kane takes Orton into the corner right away. Orton fights back, hitting Kane with a big boot, then sitting on the top turnbuckle and hitting a couple of clubbing blows to Kane's chest. Kane responds with a chop to Orton's throat that sends him falling to the outside. Kane goes for a pin, but only gets two. Kane sends Orton into the ring, then heads under the ring to grab a lead pipe before heading in after Orton. Orton catches Kane with a couple of kicks, picks up the pipe, and blasts Kane in the stomach and back. Orton sends Kane over the top rope to the outside with a shot to the head from the pipe. Orton follows and Kane gets in a couple of shots. Both men brawl out into the crowd.
Orton and Kane trade blows. Orton slams Kane's head into a barricade, and Kane responds in kind. The two men trade rights, kicks, and throw each other into the barricade repeatedly. Orton gets in a couple of right hands, seating Kane down. Orton backs up and charges in with a knee to Kane's face. Orton goes for a cover and gets two. Orton picks Kane up and immediately kicks him in the chest. Kane comes right back and slams Orton on the concrete, it's good for another near fall.
Kane hits a running low dropkick to Orton, good for another two count. Orton and Kane fight back through the crowd toward the ringside area. They take a turn as Orton begins to head up the stairs of the arena. The two men trade right hands, and Orton makes Kane retreat down the stairs. Orton continues to give chase, slamming Kane's head into the barricade and connecting with a couple more rights. Kane tries to shoulder Orton, but Orton fights out and connects with a nice dropkick.
Orton goes for a pin, but only gets two. Orton tries for the RKO, but Kane pushes him away and connects with a big boot for another near fall. Kane picks Orton up and head butts him. The two men fight back toward the backstage area. Kane slams Orton's head into some equipment boxes in the back. He chops Orton in the throat as the two fight back in a weird hallway. Orton slams Kane through a set of double doors, into a room where wrestlers are watching the show. Orton beats on Kane against the wall. Zack Ryder attacks Kane from behind, but Kane is unfazed. Orton connects with his signature back breaker for another two count.
Kane slams Orton into a set of pipes against the wall before sending him headfirst into another wall and taking out the cameraman in the process. Kane tosses an equipment box at Orton's face, and it's good for another two count. Orton heads back out into the arena, and Kane follows, throwing rights the whole way. Orton fights back, connecting with rights of his own before slamming Kane's head into the barricade and ring steps. Orton rolls Kane back into the ring and beats on him in the corner.
Orton hits a big clothesline, but Kane pops up. Orton comes right back with a big snap powerslam. Orton heads to the outside and goes under the ring, grabbing a steel chair. Orton blasts Kane in the stomach, then across the back. Orton whacks Kane across the back again, then another six or so times before tossing the chair down to the mat. Kane rolls to the outside, but Orton follows, slamming Kane's head into the announce table. Orton uppercuts Kane and begins dismantling the announce table.
Kane grabs Orton around the throat, but Orton fights it off and drapes Kane across the table. Orton hits the suspension DDT, driving Kane's face into the floor. Orton goes for the floor, but Kane refuses to stay down for a three count.
Both men are slow to get to their feet. Orton tries for the RKO, but Kane shoves Orton into the ring post. Kane goes for the pin, but he's only able to get a two count. Kane tosses... (Continues on next page)