The latest surrounding Randy Orton is that he will be appearing on Monday Night Raw in Memphis, Tennessee later tonight.
Advertised for Raw
The former WWE World Heavyweight Champion work at Live events last weekend and is also advertised for both Raw and SmackDown this week before the Night of Champions pay-per-view event this weekend.
The Viper currently doesn't have a match for the PPV. However, rumours have speculated he will be the third man on the Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose team to face off against The Wyatt Family at the event. This is yet to be confirmed, but it could be revealed tonight.
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Via Wrestling News, Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer mentioned on Sunday’s episode of the Wrestling Observer Radio that it’s possible Orton could appear on Raw in a dark match or segment and confront the Wyatts.
The WWE could be fitting in as many appearances of The Viper as possible before he eventually takes hold of his lighter schedule with both hands. The company still has an array of fantastic talent on their roster and should be able to cope without him.
Night of Champions Involvement
Having Orton involved in the storyline with Ambrose, Reigns, and The Wyatt Family provides lots of ways for a kayfabe injury angle to give him his reduced schedule.
Rumours have been going round that Reigns and Ambrose could split, with one of them turning heel. To complete the heel turn, one of them could attack and injure Orton if the team loses at Night of Champions.
It has been speculated that Reigns will be given the WWE World Heavyweight Championship sometime soon. Having Orton feud with him during this title reign would be excellent business for the WWE as they should put on some great matches.