“The Viper” gives his take on some topical controversies.
WWE had originally hoped that Randy Orton would be cleared to return to the ring in time for Backlash. Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that if he would have been cleared, they likely never would have announced the news of his concussion. While Orton has been in the mix on TV and […]
It looks like concussion issues was the injury that kept Randy Orton from competing against Bray Wyatt as scheduled at the WWE Backlash pay-per-view in Richmond, Virginia on Sunday night. According to a number of sources, “The Viper” was pulled from his match with Wyatt because of the concussion symptoms he has been suffering from […]
Is “The Viper” out of his match against “The Eater of Worlds” at tonight’s PPV?
Randy Orton lost his cool a bit while dealing with fans on social media who criticized his backstage promo on Bray Wyatt during Tuesday night’s WWE Backlash “go-home” edition of SmackDown Live. “The Viper” responded to one tweet a fan sent him that read, “Where’s the punchline, Randy Orton?” Orton fired back just over ten […]
While it has yet to be officially announced by WWE, Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt is being advertised for the upcoming WWE Backlash pay-per-view. Set to go down next month as the first exclusive pay-per-view for the SmackDown Live brand, WWE Backlash will feature the following matches previously announced on last week’s show: WWE Backlash […]
Find out what WWE wanted and what they got in the finish to Lesnar vs. Orton this past Sunday.
– Following an excellent promo segment between The Miz and Daniel Bryan on this week’s edition of the SmackDown Live post show “Talking Smack” (see above), which saw the SmackDown General Manager walk off the set during the middle of the show when Miz tore into him for not wrestling anymore, Maryse took to social […]
WWE released the above video on Monday of Randy Orton receiving medical attention backstage at the Barclays Center in New York after last night’s SummerSlam 2016. During Orton’s main event match against Brock Lesnar, he got busted open the hard way by an elbow from Brock Lesnar. He required 10 staples to close the wound. […]
Despite WWE’s usual policy against using blood in matches, Brock Lesnar slicing open Randy Orton with an elbow strike last night was reportedly planned head of time. On Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer addressed speculation online that Lesnar went off-script to injure Orton. “Obviously the idea was to get hardway blood,” Meltzer reported. “The elbow […]
Following the conclusion of this year’s WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view, one of the hot topics making the rounds was the finish to the main event between Randy Orton and Brock Lesnar. The “15 Years in the Making” match ended via TKO when an elbow from Lesnar opened up a huge gash on forehead of “The Viper,” […]
Shortly after midnight, WWE issued an update on Randy Orton’s condition after SummerSlam. According to WWE’s report, Orton needed ten stitches as a result of Brock Lesnar’s elbow to the head that busted him open. There’s no word on if Orton will be at SmackDown this week or not. Here’s the official report from WWE.com: […]
As seen at Sunday’s SummerSlam, Brock Lesnar busted open Randy Orton the hard way with an elbow to the head that ultimately ended the match. Medics checked on Orton after he started bleeding, Lesnar was declared the winner by TKO. After the bell, Lesnar continued beating down Orton then hit an F-5 on Shane McMahon. […]
WWE’s Scott Standford interviewed Randy Orton on the PIX 11 Morning News in New York City today, where they promoted Sunday’s SummerSlam event and the idea that he’s never crossed paths with Brock Lesnar before. Orton says he’s never gotten in the ring with Lesnar (he has) because Lesnar “took off.” Orton talked about Lesnar […]
– The “Stone Cold Podcast” with WWE Hall Of Famer Steve Austin returns tonight on the WWE Network immediately following RAW. The guest on tonight’s podcast, which is the first episode of the show to air since the WWE Draft / Brand Extension, will be WWE Champion and SmackDown Live Superstar Dean Ambrose. – Speaking […]