They circle the ring and lock up. Batista powers him down and stands in the corner. They lock up, and Bryan applies a waistlock. Batista elbows him in the head and applies a side headlock. Bryan whips him off, and Batista takes him down with a shoulder block. Batista looks at Orton.
They lock up, and Batista applies a side headlock. Bryan whips him off and dropkicks him in the knee. Bryan twists the leg and kicks it a few times. Bryan then chokes him with his boot. Bryan puts him in the corner and kicks away at him before wrapping his leg around the ropes.
Bryan then dropkicks the leg. Batista clutches his knee as Bryan celebrates with the fans. Bryan pulls him into the center of the ring and applies a single leg crab. Batista kicks him away and clutches the leg.
Bryan uppercuts him a few times before having a whip reversed on him. Bryan kicks Batista in the face and hits the ropes. Batista then clotheslines him down.
A “You can’t wrestle” chant breaks out. Batista drops Bryan throat-first on the top rope. Batista then throws Bryan out of the ring. They’re taking a commercial break at 11:05 EST. This is running long.
We come back from the break to see Bryan elbowing out of a chin lock. Batista kicks him and sends him to the corner, but Bryan scales the turnbuckle, backflips over him, and hits a flying elbow.
Bryan hits him with a pair of running dropkicks in the corner. Batista gets out of the ring before a third can be hit. Bryan then hits a suicide dive on Batista! A huge “YES!” chant breaks out. Bryan puts him in the ring and goes to the top rope for a missile dropkick.
Bryan kips up and kicks away at his chest before kicking him in the head for a near fall. Orton gets up from his chair in anticipation.
Bryan goes to the top rope as Triple H, Stephanie McMahon, and Kane come to ringside. Batista then knocks Bryan off the top rope. A “CM Punk” chant breaks out.
Batista sends Bryan into the steel steps before throwing him into Orton. Batista picks Bryan up and throws him into the ring. Batista taunts the “YES!” chant as they chant “Overrated.”
Bryan then takes him out with a roundhouse kick. They’re both down as Orton gets in the ring. Orton then clotheslines Bryan to cause a disqualification.