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Randy Orton Almost Got This Hall of Famer Tattooed on His Body

Published 04/08/2022, 2:30 PM EDT

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Randy Orton has done it and seen it all in his WWE career till now. The Apex Predator wrestled in his 18th WrestleMania this year, which is a major feat. The 14-time world champion is already the greatest WWE superstar and a veteran in the locker room.

Randy Orton is famous for his two iconic things, his finisher RKO and the tattoos he has all over his upper body, which makes his Apex Predator gimmick more intimidating.


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Ahead of WrestleMania 38, Randy Orton appeared on the show Out of Character with Ryan Satin. He shared his WWE legacy, favorite RKO moment, RK- Bro & many more. 

Randy Orton was a Goldberg fan before becoming a WWE superstar

The Apex Predator recalled his fan moment from the time he was a teenager. He talked about the first tattoo he made when he turned 18 years old. Orton wanted the same tribal tattoo same as Goldberg.

While talking to Ryan Satin Orton said, “As a wrestling fan in my teenage years in high school, I loved Goldberg, so I actually, my first tattoo, I went into the tattoo shop and I told the guy I wanted the Goldberg tattoo. I swear to god. Well, so I’m not ‘The Legend Killer’, ‘The Viper’, you know, I’m 18. I can get some ink now and I want to look tough da** it.”


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He added, “So Goldberg’s my guy and I’m an idiot. So, the tattoo artist said ‘How about, let’s come up with something that’s just for you,’ So okay, that’s a good idea. And so you know, some version, one of this was born.”

Before becoming a WWE superstar, Randy Orton was a fan of the business. He didn’t have any plans to wrestle but followed both WWE and WCW. Also, his father Bob Orton Jr. was in the business, so he had a gist of the business.

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Orton has never shared this tattoo story anywhere else because he thinks it is embarrassing. It’s always amazing to see Randy Orton as he has now himself become a ‘Legend’ from being a ‘Legend Killer’.

Orton achieved one more rare feat at WrestleMania 38.


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The Apex Predator is now enjoying his time now alongside Matt Riddle as his tag team partner. RK-Bro successfully defended their RAW Tag Team Titles at WrestleMania 38 in a fantastic triple threat tag team match.

Alongside the win, Orton bagged one more record of his name. He became the first WWE superstar to enter WrestleMania as WWE Champion, World Heavyweight Champion, United States Champion, and RAW Tag Team Champion.


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What is your thought on Randy Orton’s current tag team run? Are you a fan of RK-Bro? Let us know in the comments below.



Tushar Deogharkar

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Tushar Deogharkar is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Tushar has done his Master's in Tourism Management and is an ardent fan of pro wrestling. He follows WWE and AEW very closely and wants to learn how the promotions are run.

Edited By: Vibhanshu Kumar