Retired WWE Producer Wants to Fight Randy Orton

Published 11/13/2020, 10:35 PM EST
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA – JULY 08: World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton during the WWE Smackdown Live Tour at Westridge Park Tennis Stadium on July 08, 2011 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images)


WWE producer and backstage personality, Adam Pearce, has expressed his desire to wrestle Randy Orton. The WWE Champion and Adam have had some altercations backstage, including one where the Viper pinned Pearce against the wall.

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Adam Pearce wants to wrestle Randy Orton

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Adam was a guest on Corey Graves’ podcast, which is called ‘After The Bell’. He has had WWE’s biggest Superstars as guests on the podcast. With Adam Pearce, he discussed how Pearce is becoming more of an authority figure on Raw.

Adam Pearce was a former NWA World Heavyweight Champion and PWG World Champion. He is quite a decorated superstar, whose journey as a wrestler is masked by his television appearances on Raw.

Graves asked Pearce who he would want to step in the ring with in WWE, to which Pearce replied, “You know what, I want Randy Orton to run his mouth just a little bit too much.” Pearce then joked about being booked in a 30-second squash match with Randy Orton.

Adam Pearce’s wrestling career

Pearce’s wrestling career started in 1996. He began wrestling in cities like Milwaukee and in the state of Wisconsin. He was signed to a WWE developmental contract in 1997. Unfortunately, he left the company three years later after feeling burnt out.

Adam wrestled for promotions in California for a decade, even making several appearances in Mexico and New Japan. He signed for Ring Of Honor in 2005, working his way up to the role of head booker. He replaced Gabe Sapolsky as the booker who went on to start EVOLVE.

The WWE official gained most of his success in one of America’s oldest and most auspicious promotions. He signed for the NWA in 2006, working simultaneously for Ring Of Honor as well. He faced the likes of Sean Waltman, Colt Cabana and Brent Albright.

Adam was most successful in the NWA, winning its main championship five times. He was inducted into the NWA Hall of Fame in 2015.

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Surprisingly, he rejoined WWE in 2013. He made an appearance as a guest coach and then ended up becoming a producer for NXT and even main roster shows.

Randy Orton vs Adam Pearce must’ve been a dream match previously

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A match between Pearce and Randy Orton would have killed if it happened before 2010. Both men were at the peak of their careers and were quite popular at the time. However, with the return of Edge, Christian and Daniel Bryan, you cannot rule out a shock Adam Pearce return.

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Nathan Fulgado

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Nathan Fulgado is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having published close to 1000 professional wrestling articles, Nathan is currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier's College. He has previously worked at Free Press Journal as a local journalist.

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