The Authority joined the announce team as Randy Orton and Batista locked up.
Orton and Batista fought on the ringside, smashing each other into the security barricade. Triple H cheered on both men as they bashed each other with steel chairs.
Batista slammed Orton into the announce table. Orton countered with a kendo stick.
"The Viper" slipped out of a Batista bomb attempt, cracking his knee against Batista's back.
Daniel Bryan, coming out of seemingly nowhere, leapt onto Triple H and began pounding him with punches. Orton pulled him off, but soon took a spear from Batista.
Bryan flew at Triple H, cracking him with a kendo stick and chasing him around the ring. He celebrated as Triple H shouted, "You are done!"
The match ends in a no-contest.
Memorable Moments and Quotes
"I also heard that the flyover at WrestleMania is going to be a punch of monkeys and pigs."—Triple H about Bryan possibly beating him.
"I'll bet Batista wishes he was on a Hollywood set right now."—Triple H after Orton hit Batista with a chair.
The crowd erupts as Bryan appears.
How fulfilling it was to see Triple H suffer this beating proves how much heat the COO has generated in the last few months. When the smug villain gets his nose bloodied, it should feel this fantastic.
WWE risked losing viewers by keeping Bryan out of the picture until the very end, but it was well worth it. He has now been a part of the four most emotional and memorable moments on Raw in 2014, breaking away from The Wyatt Family, hijacking Raw, taking a beating while handcuffed and now this fiery fight.
Orton and Batista will have plenty of animosity toward each other at WrestleMania. It will be Bryan, though, who will be the event's lightning rod.
As Monday's Raw came to a close, we saw a sampling of the electricity to expect on April 6.