“They All Have Just Stupid Names” – Randy Orton Takes a Dig at His Tag Team Partner Matt Riddle

Published 06/04/2021, 8:55 PM EDT


It’s not always fun for a Superstar when someone else steals their moves. However, when Randy Orton used Matt Riddle’s Bro-Derek, Riddle went wild!

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It so happened that Randy Orton used Riddle’s Bro-Derek on Xavier Woods to win on Monday Night Raw. Following this, he clarified that Matt Riddle has moves that are extremely effective, but he doesn’t appreciate their names. In fact, he thinks they are “stupid, stupid names”.

Coming to Matt Riddle, he doesn’t seem to mind that Randy Orton used one of his moves to secure the victory. The Original Bro is ecstatic to see The Viper pick a move from his books.

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On another episode of Monday Night Raw, Matt Riddle executed Orton’s RKO on Xavier Woods, knocking him out. This was Riddle’s way of paying a tribute to Orton.

Apart from a tribute, Riddle wanted to avenge Orton after Kofi Kingston’s brutal attack on The Viper prior to the match against Xavier Woods.

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The tag team partners, Randy Orton and Matt Riddle, caught the WWE Universe’s eye on their first appearance as the RK-Bro. Everyone was sure this dynamic duo would make a tremendous impact on Monday Night Raw.

There was a slight issue between them when Randy Orton used the RKO on The New Day and destroyed any chances of forming a friendship with him. Riddle wasn’t thrilled with this and tried to mend the situation. Unfortunately, his attempt backfired and led to a fight between Kingston and Orton, wherein Orton lost.

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Luckily, since then, Orton and Riddle have resolved all issues and moved forward as a tag team. It’s possible the duo will get a huge push from WWE and will soon be competing for the WWE Raw Tag Team Titles.

Currently, the Raw Tag Team Champions are AJ Styles and Omos. It’s likely R-K-Bro will take on Styles and his gigantic partner for the WWE Raw Tag Team titles. Win or lose aside, a match between these two particular teams will definitely help reel in viewers since both the teams have Superstars with contrasting personalities.

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Do you think WWE should book a match between the two tag teams at the earliest? Let us know in the comments below.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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