While they have managed to confuse some within the internet wrestling community, WWE still has every intention of doing a complete face turn for Randy Orton in the coming weeks. They have been testing out the audience at live events by having the former world heavyweight champion working against Bray Wyatt, a heel that does not have an opponent to practice with since he is currently involved in a Wrestlemania feud with the Undertaker.
March 10, 2015
Fans who were in attendance at the WWE live event in Salt Lake City over the weekend got to see something that the internet wrestling community has been yearning for over the last several weeks. Randy Orton finally made his return. Reports are stating that he showed no ring rust, which means that he could be brought back to television at any time, as reported. Orton, who received a huge ovation from the audience, defeated Kane.
February 8, 2015
As soon as he made his return to WWE at the live events over the weekend, the belief was that Randy Orton was going to make an appearance on Monday Night Raw this week. There were actually plans in the works for that to happen, but management decided to pull the angle because they came up with a better story involving Edge, Seth Rollins and John Cena, which resulted in the return of The Authority. Orton showed up after the cameras went dark.
December 31, 2014
Over the weekend, there was a good amount of speculation that Randy Orton had been injured while making his return to WWE at a live event. However, it now appears that the company was simply working the live audience and the internet wrestling community. The former world heavyweight champion is just fine and should be back on Monday Night Raw very soon, perhaps as early as the next episode. Orton will be a big part of the Royal Rumble.
December 28, 2014