Major Hint About Randy Orton Returning Next Week Already Revealed Due to WWE Raw’s Arena

Published 11/15/2023, 9:58 AM EST

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The WWE has had several wrestlers who specialize in making the crowd roar via interference. However, none of them are to the level of The Legend Killer Randy Orton. The WWE megastar is known for his viciousness and unpredictability and how he always lands an ‘RKO outta nowhere.

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Randy Orton hasn’t been seen in WWE for a very long time now. While his comeback rumors have been afloat for many months, the WWE Universe has finally witnessed something concrete. A social media post recently highlighted how Orton may make a comeback soon, especially after Cody Rhodes’ latest statement.

The setup leading to the return of Randy Orton, The Apex Predator

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Randy Orton has one of the most vicious fighting styles and in-ring presence in all of WWE’s roster. He earned a reputation as a 14-time WWE Champion by stalking and dismantling opponents and delivering punt kicks to legendary wrestlers. A recently uploaded tweet on X pointed out how the stage for his long-awaited comeback has been set by WWE.

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The tweet by Wrestle Features said, “Next week’s #WWERAW is taking place in the exact same arena in which Randy Orton had his last WWE match (to date). Interestingly, next week’s RAW also takes place 18 months to the date of Orton’s last WWE appearance.” With these many coincidences lining up, the chances of Orton making an appearance has sky-rocketed.

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Randy Orton had taken a hiatus due to a nagging back injury. The Viper was last seen in tag team action against The Usos where he lost his tag team title.

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Interestingly, The Apex Predator may meet Jey Uso as soon as he returns. However, they may meet as allies this time around. In fact, Cody Rhodes recently dropped a major hint suggesting his frenemy will join his ranks.

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The 13 November episode of WWE RAW showcased Rhodes and Jey Uso fighting The Judgment Day’s Finn Balor and Damian Priest. The main event of the night had the Undisputed Tag Team titles on the line. However, just when Rhodes and Uso were about to repeat their success from Fastlane, Drew McIntyre‘s interference cost them the match.

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Following this interference, Cody Rhodes spoke to the spectators after RAW went off the air. He said, “That’s not how I wanted to end the night, I’m sorry about that. But let’s hear it for Main Event Jey Uso. Looks like they got friends, right? Well, spoiler alert, Jey Uso and I have friends too.”

Fans quickly chanted “Randy, Randy!” anticipating their favorite wrestler to join Cody Rhodes and Uso, filling the fifth spot in Rhodes’ WWE WarGames team. Cody Rhodes and Jey Uso had Seth Rollins and Sami Zayn, but McIntyre joining The Judgment Day tipped the balance in the heel team’s favor.

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Rhodes and Orton’s intricate past defines them as not friends, but frenemies. Rhodes initiated contact with Orton before his WWE return, injecting a captivating twist into their relationship. Stay tuned for exciting developments and share your thoughts on the unfolding dynamic in the comments!

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Sheron Singh

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Oh, let me tell you about myself, I'm Sheron Singh, the WWE aficionado and person behind many of trending WWE stories at EssentiallySports. My journey into the world of suplexes and powerbombs began at the age of 6, thanks to my father and I've been hooked ever since. With a postgraduate degree in clinical psychology, I have the superpower to dissect the emotions both in and outside that squared circle at ES.
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