WWE News: Vince McMahon Almost Didn’t Hire Randy Orton Due To His ‘Controversial’ Past

Randy Orton has cemented himself as one of the mainstays on the WWE roster, but there was a time when Vince McMahon apparently didn’t want to hire him. On the latest edition of Grilling JR, by way of Sportskeeda, Hall of Famer Jim Ross revealed that he had to twist McMahon’s arm. While Ross is […]

WWE Rumors: Special Stipulation Match Between Bray Wyatt & Randy Orton Reportedly Scheduled For ‘Royal Rumble’

Citing Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Sportskeeda has reported that Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton will face each other in a Firefly Funhouse match at this month’s WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view. The pair last competed at last month’s TLC event in an Inferno match. The showdown ended with Orton setting his opponent on […]

WWE Rumors: Real Reason Why Randy Orton’s Latest Title Run Was So Short Revealed

WWE shocked viewers when Drew McIntyre defeated Randy Orton for the World Championship on the latest episode of Monday Night Raw. The result was a surprise considering that Orton beat McIntyre for the title at last month’s Hell in a Cell pay-per-view. According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, by way of Sportskeeda, […]

WWE Rumors: Update On Company’s Plans For ‘WrestleMania 37’ Main Event Following ‘Hell In A Cell’

At Sunday’s Hell in a Cell pay-per-view, Randy Orton won his 14th world title by defeating Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship. As a new report suggests, it still appears likely that “The Viper” will hang onto the belt until WrestleMania 37, where he will defend it against Edge. As quoted by Sportskeeda, Dave Meltzer […]

WWE News: Superstar Who Had Heat With Randy Orton Details Recent Backstage Meeting With ‘The Viper’

In a recent interview with Sportskeeda, Ken Anderson — formerly known as Mr. Kennedy in WWE — revealed that he no longer has heat with Randy Orton. Anderson was released from his WWE contract in 2009 after Orton allegedly told officials that he botched a move in a 10-man tag team match featuring the pair. […]

WWE Rumors: Superstar Might Have Teased Future Heel Turn On ‘Raw Talk,’ Report Suggests

On this week’s episode of Raw Talk, Keith Lee appeared to hint at his next feud — and possibly an upcoming heel turn — as he commented on WWE Champion Drew McIntyre and his involvement in his ongoing rivalry with Randy Orton, as speculated by WrestlingNews.co. As quoted by the outlet, Lee started out by […]

WWE Rumors: Vince McMahon Reportedly Wants To Push ‘Monday Night Raw’ Superstar ‘To The Moon’

According to TalkSport, Vince McMahon is very high on Keith Lee and has plans to give the superstar a significant push on the main roster. The WWE Monday Night Raw newcomer defeated Randy Orton at last night’s Payback pay-per-view, and the match appears to have been a star-making performance for the former NXT Champion. According […]

WWE Rumors: Planned ‘WrestleMania 37’ Main Between Two Legendary Superstars Is Reportedly No Longer Certain

According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, as reported by Ringside News, Randy Orton and Edge’s I Quit match might not headline WrestleMania 37. Vince McMahon reportedly booked the match between the superstars as soon as Edge got injured in their showdown at this year’s Backlash pay-per-view. The chairman supposedly felt that WrestleMania 37 was the […]

WWE Rumors: Big ‘Swerve’ Predicted For Championship Match At ‘SummerSlam’

According to a new report, there’s a possibility that Randy Orton will get some unexpected assistance from on-and-off ally Ric Flair — who was written off television on this week’s Monday Night Raw — as he gets booked to win the WWE Championship from Drew McIntyre at the SummerSlam pay-per-view later this month. As cited […]

WWE Rumors: Reported Details Of Ric Flair’s Future Revealed

According to Cageside Seats, the legendary Ric Flair will be appearing alongside Randy Orton on Monday Night Raw for the foreseeable future. Flair has been managing the 13-time World Champion in recent weeks, but was absent from television for a couple of recent shows. This led some fans and pundits to speculate that the partnership […]

WWE Rumors: ‘Monday Night Raw’ Star Reportedly Set To Win Title At ‘SummerSlam’

Randy Orton is reportedly set to win over Drew McIntyre at SummerSlam, per Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, as reported by Ringside News. Supposedly, the World Championship will be on the line too. The report states that WWE wants Orton to win the championship to enhance his feud with Edge, which will resume […]

WWE Rumors: ‘SummerSlam’ Main Event Reportedly Confirmed

According to the Wrestling Observer Radio‘s Dave Meltzer, by way of WrestlingNews.co, Randy Orton and Drew McIntyre will reportedly headline SummerSlam. The journalist said that the plan was to set up their rivalry this week, but the company delayed taping it in order to wrap up a current storyline. “They were going to shoot a […]

WWE Rumors: Hall Of Famer Will Soon Be Written Off ‘Monday Night Raw,’ Report Claims

After a brief return to television that saw him manage his former Evolution stablemate, Randy Orton, WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair is reportedly set to be written off the company’s programming on an upcoming episode of Monday Night Raw. Citing an unnamed source, WrestlingNews.co explained that Flair was asked to appear on recent episodes […]

WWE Rumors: Real Reason Why Randy Orton Has Been Left Out Of ‘Extreme Rules’

Despite being one of the most pushed superstars on WWE television at the moment, Randy Orton won’t be wrestling at this Sunday’s The Horror Show at Extreme Rules pay-per-view. According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, per Sportskeeda, his services are needed on Monday Night Raw. Orton has been involved in a high-profile […]

WWE Rumors: ‘Extreme Rules’ Card To Be Filled With Matches, Even If They’re Short

The next WWE pay-per-view is two weeks away, and it is going to be a card packed from top to bottom. Outside of the bigger events, such as WrestleMania and SummerSlam, most PPVs end up having around seven or eight matches. Rumors are now circulating that Extreme Rules could possibly double that amount, even if […]

WWE Rumors: Randy Orton Reportedly Wants To Work With Two ‘NXT’ Superstars

According to WrestleTalk, WWE superstar Randy Orton has reportedly expressed his desire to work with Adam Cole and Tomasso Ciampa in the very near future. The report also stated that he hopes to work with a performer from the black-and-gold brand in the coming months. Cole is currently the NXT Champion and is arguably the […]

WWE News: Drew McIntyre Names The Superstar He’d Like To Face At ‘SummerSlam’

Although it’s not yet certain what will happen at Sunday’s Backlash pay-per-view, where Drew McIntyre will defend his WWE Championship against Bobby Lashley, the reigning champion already has something in mind for the company’s next major event. As quoted by Wrestling Inc, McIntyre appeared on Thursday’s edition of In the Ropes, where he singled out […]

WWE News: Randy Orton Reveals Retirement Plans

Randy Orton, a fixture on WWE’s main roster since 2002, doesn’t intend to retire from the squared circle any time soon. As quoted by WrestleTalk, Orton discussed his retirement plans during a recent media call ahead of the Backlash pay-per-view event. According to the superstar, he wants to reach a specific milestone before he hangs […]

WWE News: Randy Orton Gives Real Reason For His Attitude Problems Backstage

While Randy Orton is one of the most popular and longest-serving superstars in WWE, he used to make headlines for negative reasons. Several years ago, he was known as a performer with an attitude problem backstage, which led many people to assume he was arrogant. As quoted by Sportskeeda, the superstar opened up about his […]

WWE News: Randy Orton Reveals His Main Issue With Current Product

Randy Orton is one of the longest-serving veterans on the WWE roster, and he’s learned a lot about the art of wrestling throughout his career. He also has some criticisms over today’s product, and he shared these grievances on the latest episode of the After the Bell podcast. As quoted by Sportskeeda, Orton revealed that […]

WWE Rumors: Vince McMahon Upset With Two Major Superstars Over Twitter Feud, Per Bryan Alvarez

A new report suggests that WWE chairman Vince McMahon is not happy with the recent online actions of two of his top stars — Monday Night Raw superstar Randy Orton and NXT standout Tommaso Ciampa. As quoted by Ringside News, Bryan Alvarez discussed on Tuesday’s edition of Wrestling Observer Live the recent Twitter exchanges between […]

WWE Rumors: Paul Heyman Has Had A Key Word Removed From Vince McMahon’s Banned List

Hardcore wrestling fans know that there is an unpublished list of banned words in WWE — but one no longer appears on it. Paul Heyman is a well-respected voice in the company, and it is evident that his influence is growing. The word “wrestling” has not been allowed for a long time, but it is […]

WWE News: Hall Of Famer Says Company Earmarked Two Superstars To Replace Steve Austin And The Rock

On the latest edition of the Grillin’ JR podcast, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross discussed how Vince McMahon wanted to turn John Cena and Randy Orton into the “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson of the Ruthless Aggression era. As quoted by Wrestling Inc, Ross claimed that company officials were pleased […]

WWE Rumors: Former Superstar Says Randy Orton And Edge Bullied Her Out Of The Company

As a product of WWE‘s first televised Diva Search in 2004, Amy Weber did not spend much time in the world of professional wrestling, making only a few appearances on television before quitting. As she related in a new YouTube video, there were a few specific incidents that contributed to her decision to leave WWE […]

WWE News: Edge Comments On Criticism And Scrapped Ideas From His ‘WrestleMania 36’ Match

At WrestleMania 36, Edge returned to the ring for his first singles match in nearly a decade, and he already has to defend himself. Numerous complaints have come forth about his Last Man Standing Match with Randy Orton, but the biggest is that it ran way too long. At the same time, Edge is also […]

WWE News: Ric Flair Says ‘Raw’ Superstar Is The No. 1 Male Wrestler On Company’s Roster

Despite earning mixed reviews, Randy Orton’s match against Edge at WrestleMania 36, which aired on the WWE Network in two parts over the weekend, proved to be quite memorable, as it marked Edge’s first professional wrestling match since he retired due to a neck injury in 2011. But even with Orton losing the match to […]

WWE News: Edge Opens Up About Long-Term Wrestling Plans, Discusses Feud With Randy Orton

Edge made his return to WWE action at this year’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view, and he plans on sticking around for the foreseeable future. As quoted by 411 Mania, “The Rated R Superstar” recently spoke to Inside the Ropes about his future ambitions in the squared circle, and fans can expect him to have some creative […]

WWE News: Top Superstar Complains About Not Being Included In ‘WrestleMania 36’ Poster

Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the show will go on for WWE and its biggest event of the year, with the company’s latest announcement confirming that WrestleMania 36 will be a two-night affair. One superstar, however, doesn’t appear happy to have been left off the promotion’s latest WrestleMania poster, as he suggested in a new […]

WWE News: Hall Of Famer Set To Appear On ‘Monday Night Raw’

WWE Hall of Famer Edge took to Twitter over the weekend to announce that he’ll be on tomorrow’s episode of Monday Night Raw. While that’s the only information he gave at the time, it’s highly likely that he’ll come into contact with his WrestleMania 36 opponent, Randy Orton. Edge returned to Monday Night Raw last […]

WWE News: Hall Of Famer Confirmed To Return Next Week On ‘Monday Night Raw’

It was a shock to many WWE fans when Edge made his incredible return to the company at the Royal Rumble in January. Ever since his comeback, he has only been seen one time due to a violent attack by Randy Orton that has put the former World Champion out of commission for weeks. Now, […]

WWE Rumors: Big Twist For Edge Vs. Randy Orton ‘WrestleMania 36’ Match Revealed

Edge made a shocking return at this year’s WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view, only to be betrayed and attacked by his former tag team partner, Randy Orton, on the subsequent episode of Monday Night Raw. “The Rated R Superstar” hasn’t been seen on television since, but Orton has continued his reign of terror by attacking his […]

WWE News: Former World Champion’s Return Date Confirmed For ‘Monday Night Raw’

Fans always tune into the shows of WWE with the hope that someone will make a surprising return, but not much is kept secret these days. At the Royal Rumble a few weeks ago, Edge made his unexpected comeback, close to one decade after he retired from the ring. Now, the former world champion has […]

WWE News: Randy Orton Chooses A New Target And Brock Lesnar Returns On ‘Raw’

All of the fans of WWE have their eyes on the massive happenings that will take place en route to the biggest event of the year. There has been a lot that’s happened since the Royal Rumble, and there is already a stacked show planned for next week’s Monday Night Raw. WWE Champion Brock Lesnar […]

WWE Rumors: Company Officials Reportedly Divided On Promising Superstar

WWE superstar Matt Riddle has made the headlines recently for the wrong reasons, with reports stating that Vince McMahon and Brock Lesnar aren’t fans of the way he approaches the business. However, according to a new report by Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio, by the way of Sportskeeda, some high-ranking officials behind the scenes […]

WWE News: ‘Raw’ Superstar Tweets He’s In A ‘Chair Of Wheels’ After Vicious Attack From Randy Orton

Numerous wrestling fans are wondering if Matt Hardy is going to stay with WWE or move somewhere else once his contract expires next month. As he completes the supposed final days of his deal, he has been facing off with Randy Orton and has had some vicious interactions with him in the last couple of […]

WWE News: Matt Riddle Responds To Randy Orton’s Twitter Jab

Randy Orton took aim at Matt Riddle on Twitter following Sunday’s NXT TakeOver: Portland event. Responding to a photo Riddle shared of his Tag Team Championship victory with Pete Dunne, “The Viper” told him to “f*** off.” Many fans have interpreted the tweet as an attack on “The King of Bros.” Never one to stay […]

WWE News: Matt Hardy Calls Out Randy Orton, Drops More Leaving Hints

On the next installment of Monday Night Raw, WWE superstar Matt Hardy will face Randy Orton in a No Holds Barred match. The bout might also mark Hardy’s final appearance for the company — he reportedly rejected a new contract offer recently — and if that’s the case, he wants to make his final match […]

WWE News: Huge No Holds Barred Match Announced For ‘Monday Night Raw’

Old-school fans of WWE couldn’t believe their eyes when Edge made his miraculous return to the company, and now, it may be getting better. Last week, Matt Hardy confronted Randy Orton regarding his recent behavior toward the returning superstar, and it led to another vicious beatdown. After having his head slammed between two chairs, Hardy […]

WWE News: Top ‘Monday Night Raw’ Superstar Injured At Live Event

As reported by WrestlingNews.co, WWE superstar Randy Orton was injured at Sunday’s live event in Hershey, Pennsylvania, which resulted in his match against AJ Styles having to be called off. According to the report, the match was stopped after “The Viper” landed awkwardly after trying to hit the RKO. Although no details about the severity […]

AEW Rumors: Former WWE World Champion Reportedly Turned Down Offer To Join Company

Earlier this year, Randy Orton teased a move to All Elite Wrestling by dropping several hints that he was interested in joining the promotion. However, those rumors were put to bed after he signed a new five-year deal with WWE, which will likely keep him with the company until he retires. AEW was keen on […]

AEW News: Masked Wrestler Behind Humiliating ‘Dynamite’ Segment That Went Viral Comes Forward

On the latest episode of All Elite Wrestling‘s Dynamite show on TNT, a mystery wrestler became a viral sensation after he was caught on camera botching punches during a segment with Dustin Rhodes. The video went viral and caused an uproar in the internet wrestling community, but indie veteran Arik Cannon recently came forward and […]

WWE News: AEW Founder Tony Khan Calls Out Top Superstar After Throwing Shade At Company

Tony Khan engaged in a brief war of words with 13-time former world champion Randy Orton on Monday, one which ended with the businessman calling out “The Viper” for a pair of controversies he dealt with in previous weeks. This came shortly after the All Elite Wrestling founder took to Twitter to reply to CM […]

WWE Spoilers: ‘Monday Night Raw’ Superstar Turns Babyface

Fans tuning into the upcoming episode of Monday Night Raw can expect to see Randy Orton turn babyface, according to a report from WrestlingNews.co. The episode — which was shot on Friday in Manchester, England — saw “The Viper” team up with babyfaces Ricochet and Humberto Carrillo in a winning effort against AJ Styles, Karl […]

WWE News: Chris Jericho Explains Why He Didn’t Expect Randy Orton To Join AEW

Despite dropping a number of hints that seemed to indicate his interest in signing with All Elite Wrestling once his WWE contract expired, Randy Orton re-signed with the latter company earlier this week, as he himself confirmed on social media shortly after news of the deal first emerged. And while it was interesting to consider […]

WWE News: Randy Orton Silences AEW Rumors By Signing New Contract With Company

After weeks of speculation regarding the possibility that he’d make the jump to All Elite Wrestling after almost two decades with WWE, Randy Orton signed a new multi-year contract with the latter promotion, solidifying his future with the company where he became a household name as a 13-time world champion. As reported by WrestlingNews.co, the […]

WWE Rumors: Randy Orton Salary Revealed

Randy Orton has been loyal to WWE throughout his wrestling career, but he recently fueled speculation that he could join All Elite Wrestling next summer when his contract expires. However, it is also believed that Orton teasing a departure from WWE was his way of negotiating a better deal with the company, which won’t want […]

WWE Rumors: ‘SmackDown’ Tag Team Reportedly Fuels AEW Speculation With Recent Tweets

In the months leading up to Friday Night SmackDown‘s move to Fox and the WWE Superstar Draft that followed one week later, The Revival enjoyed a strong push on the blue brand, winning the SmackDown Tag Team Championships and forming a promising stable with longtime main-event mainstay Randy Orton. However, the draft put an end […]

WWE Rumors: Major Superstar Might Have Teased Plans To Join AEW In Cryptic Instagram Post

This year has seen two big names primarily connected with WWE in the past — Chris Jericho and Jon Moxley (formerly Dean Ambrose) — leave Vince McMahon’s company and join the recently formed All Elite Wrestling. Could Randy Orton be the next main-event talent from WWE to jump ship once his contract with the company […]

WWE News: Former World Champion Challenges The Rock To ‘WrestleMania 36’ Match, Asks John Cena For Help

This past Friday night on the new SmackDown on FOX, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson made a triumphant return to WWE. He didn’t promote a new movie. He didn’t say what he was doing in Hollywood. All he did was make a big-time comeback and take out King Baron Corbin with a lot of assistance from […]

WWE News: Randy Orton Praises AEW, Wants To Wrestle Sammy Guevara

The premiere of AEW: Dynamite has earned positive feedback from the wrestling community. Fans feel optimistic regarding the future of the show, as the first episode recorded impressive television ratings on TNT. The show has certainly caught the attention of the WWE as the company issued an official statement to congratulate AEW, as previously reported […]