VIDEO: Middle School Prank Takes an Astonishing Turn as Teens Mimic Randy Orton’s Signature WWE-Move in Front of the Legend Himself

Published 09/26/2023, 1:42 AM EDT

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Imagine yourself performing the signature WWE move of the legendary figure you’ve always idolized since your childhood days. Now, what would be your feeling if you got to do that with your idol sitting right in front of your eyes? A very similar incident happened at a middle school where teens pulled off a prank mimicking a signature move in front of Randy Orton, a WWE legend.

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Unsurprisingly, the wrestler had a smirk on his face and he acknowledged the kids with an assuring nod. Meanwhile, everyone around him went berserk.

Kids stun Randy Orton with spot-on RKO imitation

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Recently a video went viral where middle school teens performed a stunt mimicking WWE legend Randy Orton‘s signature move, the RKO. The video starts with a young teen pushing one of his peers some distance away from the seating area of the indoor school auditorium. As soon as he stepped forward, another guy came and called him from back patting him on the shoulder.

As he turned towards the other guy, he performed Orton’s signature RKO on him bringing him down to the ground.  But, the most surprising part lies in the fact that the king of RKO himself was present at the hall. The young middle school boys made sure that Orton was looking at them while they were performing the stunt.

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Just after they performed the stunt, another student came forward and pretended to be the referee counting for the pinfall. Immediately all the other kids started to cheer and clap. 

 

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The reactions of the students and the way the stunt was executed reveal that it was fully pre-planned and fortunately, things were executed flawlessly. The camera immediately focussed on Randy Orton sitting in the crowd with his little daughter could be seen nodding his head and smiling. This was the perfect tribute the kids managed to pay to the multiple-time Hall of Famer.

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Netizens reacted to the footage while commenting on the mimicked stunt

The video on Instagram received more than 450k likes and about 1k comments and more than 21.5k shares. The fans gave hilarious reactions to this video. One of the users commented, “As they should”, referring to the fact that this was the perfect plan to honor the superstar. “And the crowd went wild……🦗🦗🦗”, commented another user referring to the reaction of the students which added even more fun to the atmosphere.

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A fan wittily commented, “😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 he bouta tell his daughter to not fw any of them after the game”. “Randy Orton: “Wow that’s a good one!” *mumbles under his breath* “Nerds…”, wrote another user. This incident is definitely up there in the top celebrity-fan meetup moments. A memory to cherish for a lifetime for those who witnessed it in person. No one’s gonna lie that all fans truly dreamt of getting to live such a moment once in their life. What do you think about this epic video? Do let us know in the comment section. 

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Disita Sikdar

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Disita Sikdar is a Viral Sports Moments writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed her bachelor's degree in English from Bhawanipur Education Society College affiliated under the University of Calcutta, she will soon be stepping towards pursuing her masters in English. She has experience working as a content creator and social media manager previously.
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