WWE Monday Night RAW Results
Triple H comes out with The Shield to introduce the "face of the WWE", Randy Orton, then the WWE Champion makes his way down to the ring. Orton says it's his responsibility to protect the company, and people will be dealt with if they disrespect him or the company. He says Daniel Bryan is a good example, because Bryan defaced his new Cadillac Escalade, and he had no choice but to retaliate. They play a clip from Smackdown of Orton spray painting 'NO' on Bryan's chest, then he asks if they really think Bryan should face him at Night of Champions. Orton says no, and Bryan has no chance of beating him because he will be nothing more than a B+ player here in WWE. Orton asks if Bryan should give up his title shot and says YES, he should, then HHH says it's his job to ensure WWE puts out the best product they possibly could.
HHH says another job he has is to ensure the health and welfare of the roster, but he's been wondering about Bryan's health because he keeps getting into bad situations. He says the fans don't help because they keep chanting 'YES', and that's a problem because they are making Bryan think he's popular. HHH says Bryan is confusing popularity with 'best for business', and he wants to give them an example of why popularity never works. HHH talks about Doink the Clown being popular, but he wasn't championship material, just like Bryan isn't, but he won't stop him from trying. He says he could bring back the Cruiserweight or European Championships, and that would be fine for Bryan, but he isn't best for the WWE Championship.
Bryan comes out and says he's honored to be compared to Doink, but he doesn't think people chanted for him in 1992, and he's looking at two clowns now. Bryan says they want him to give up his title shot, and he understands it, because HHH gave up being a man when he cut his hair and went corporate. He says Orton basically gave up being in the title picture until someone handed it to him, then Bryan asks the crowd what they think about giving up his match. Bryan says the answer is the same as if Orton is more manly than Stephanie McMahon, then he starts a NO chant until Orton cuts him off. Bryan says Orton has never heard no, but he's always been told he can't do something, like being a World Champion. (Cont'd…)
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