When Randy Orton recently did a segment with the Wyatt Family, the belief was that WWE was setting him up to the mystery tag team partner of Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns at Night of Champions. However, conflicting reports are now surfacing, saying that the segment was done to write Orton off of television. The former world heavyweight champion has been campaigning for a lighter schedule from management.
September 11, 2015
The end of the road could be coming soon for Randy Orton. Reports have surfaced that he requested that WWE reduce his schedule. He no longer wants to do the full schedule because it is too hectic for him. The former world heavyweight champion has been living out of a suitcase for much of the past 13 years. Orton is said to be looking for a part time contract that is similar to what Shawn Michaels used to have.
August 27, 2015
When Randy Orton unleashed a weight jab at Kevin Owens on Monday Night Raw, it set off quite the storm with the internet wrestling community. Kevin Dunn was blamed, and he became a trend on social media because of it. Reports have now surfaced that neither Dunn nor Vince McMahon fed that line to Orton. That leaves Triple H as the prime candidate, even though he was the responsible for pushing Owens in the first place.
August 13, 2015
WWE received some very good news last night when Sheamus showed up at the arena. The medical staff was able to clear him of a concussion. He had been having symptoms since the last episode of Monday Night Raw. That enabled the creative department to include him in the final segment with Randy Orton and Seth Rollins, which possibly sets up a world heavyweight championship match between the three at Summerslam.
August 11, 2015
There is a very good chance that John Cena might not heal quick enough to work Summerslam, so WWE has a couple of backup plans in place. The first one is simply to have Randy Orton challenging for the world heavyweight championship. If the front office does not feel that the match would be much of a draw, then there is a chance that they might add Sheamus and make it a triple threat.
August 11, 2015
In case you're wondering where Randy Orton has been, the former world heavyweight champion is currently on vacation with his girlfriend. The couple are out somewhere in Bora Bora. WWE, however, still has plans for him at Battleground since it is in his hometown of St Louis. A last minute match against Sheamus is reportedly being discussed.
June 25, 2015
In the main event of Payback, Seth Rollins successfully retained the world heavyweight championship by defeating Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose and Randy Orton in a fatal four way match. Plenty of interference from Kane, Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble throughout the match. A small reunion between the Shield got the audience really hyped up. In the end, Rollins used the Pedigree finishing move to finish off Orton.
May 17, 2015
Fans attending WWE live events this upcoming weekend might be in for a bit of disappointment if they were looking forward to see John Cena and Randy Orton. The two of them have been pulled from the road. Management is going to try to supplement the show by having Seth Rollins defending the heavyweight championship against Roman Reigns on one tour. The other will be headlined by Rusev, Dean Ambrose and Ryback.
April 30, 2015
On the surface, Seth Rollins defeated Randy Orton at Extreme Rules to retain the WWE Heavyweight Championship. Things might not be that way tomorrow on Monday Night Raw because the creative department made sure to make the ending as convoluted as possible. Orton hit the RKO, but it was on Kane instead of Rollins, who also hit the RKO as well. That leaves open the possibility for another rematch between the two performers.
April 26, 2015
While WWE has done a solid job of trying to make us believe that Randy Orton has a chance of walking away with the world heavyweight championship at Extreme Rules, the current plan consists of Seth Rollins retaining the belt. He more than likely will be cheating to get that done. Since the front office doesn't want to do a straight up rematch, the belief is that Roman Reigns will be thrown into the mix at Payback in a triple threat match.
April 21, 2015