Randy Orton - Wikipedia
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Orton stated on-screen that his match with The Undertaker had aggravated a shoulder injury. In the match, Orton was the last remaining wrestler in the match for the third straight year, as he pinned Shawn Michaels to get the victory for Team SmackDown.
Randy Orton RKO'd the Undertaker, he then struck the Undertaker with a tire iron and set him on the back of the lowrider Mysterio had driven to the ring, he then reversed the lowrider into the SmackDown set, causing an explosion. The druid revealed himself to be Orton's father, who gave Orton The Undertaker's urnwhich according to the storyline allowed whomever held it to control The Undertaker. Rated-RKO After Armageddon, Orton entered the Royal Rumble match as the thirtieth and final wrestler, but he was eliminated by the evetual winner of the match Rey Mysterio, who earned a world championship at WrestleMania Orton began cutting promos insulting the aging Hogan and flirted with Hogan's then-eighteen-year-old daughter Brooke.
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Legend Killer" match, which Hogan won. The two became the first to defeat DX since their reunion and quickly dominated the Raw brand's tag team division to become World Tag Team Champions.
At the Royal Rumbleboth men competed in the eponymous match and made it to the final four, but both were eliminated by Michaels. They both competed in the Money in the Bank ladder match at the same event, but the match was won by Mr.
On the April 9 episode of Raw, Orton and Michaels wrestled to a no contest in a number one contender's match for the WWE Championship after both men's shoulders were down during the pinfall.
Finally, Orton and Edge faced off in a fatal four-way match for the title against Cena and Michaels at Backlashhowever Cena retained the title after pinning Orton. On the April 30 episode of Raw, they competed against each other in a singles match, which Edge won.
Orton then continued his "Legend Killer" persona, attacking Shawn Michaels by using frequent attacks to the head, including an elevated DDT and a running punt to the face.
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Orton defeated Michaels at Judgment Day via knockout when Michaels suffered a kayfabe concussion and collapsed during the match. He then appealed to Mr. McMahon, who offered him the shot if he "proved himself". That night, Orton interfered in Cena's match, assaulting him before kicking his father, who was at ringside, in the head.
After this, he adopted the nickname of "The Viper". At the start of No MercyMr. Apollo Crews 22nd — Luke Harper Dean Ambrose 12th — Brock Lesnar Dolph Ziggler 24th — Brock Lesnar Enzo Amore 27th — Brock Lesnar Brock Lesnar 26th — Goldberg Rusev 18th — Goldberg Baron Corbin 13th — The Undertaker Luke Harper 25th — Goldberg Goldberg 28th — The Undertaker Randy Orton 23rd — The Undertaker Sami Zayn eighth — The Undertaker The Undertaker 29th — Roman Reigns Chris Jericho second — Roman Reigns Bray Wyatt 21st — Roman Reigns Background[ edit ] Sincethe Royal Rumble has been an annual event held by WWE and is typically shown on pay-per-view.
Towards the end of the match, Rhodes applied a dropkick to Dogg, but was unaware that Gunn blind-tagged in for the latter. From the back, Gunn entered the ring and delivered a Fame-Ass-er to Rhodes, to win the match and the titles for the Outlaws. Early in the match, the referee saw Bray's Wyatt Family members Luke Harper and Erick Rowan attempting to interfere, so he ejected them from ringside. During the match, Wyatt targeted Bryan's head, ramming it into the ring-post.
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Bryan later mounted a comeback with a running tornado DDT off the ring apron, planting Wyatt's head on the floor. Wyatt managed to escape Bryan's Yes!
Lock submission hold by biting Bryan's hand. To avoid Bryan's running kneeWyatt rolled out of the ring to the floor. Bryan then attempted a suicide dive but Wyatt caught him and executed a Sister Abigail into the barricade.
After another Sister Abigail in the ring, Wyatt scored the pinfall victory.An extended look at the 2014 Royal Rumble commercial
Lesnar attacked Big Show before the match started, and then hit him with a chair. Lesnar then continued to attack Big Show with a chair after the match.
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After both wrestlers failed to win despite executing their RKOAttitude Adjustment and STF moves, both wrestlers resorted to using their opponent's signature moves but still could not win the match. At the end of the match, Cena again trapped Orton in the STF submission hold, but the lights temporarily went out due to the arrival of The Wyatt Family on the ring apron. Orton took advantage of the distraction to drop Cena with the RKO and win the match.