Randy Orton officially set for sensational WWE return 18 months after career threatening surgery

WWE legend Randy Orton

Randy Orton is making his return this weekend (Picture: WWE)

WWE legend Randy Orton is back and will return to the ring at Survivor Series: WarGames.

The Apex Predator had been out of action for a long 18 months after undergoing surgery which appeared like it could have ended his iconic career, but he’s not hanging up his boots just yet.

On this week’s episode of Monday Night Raw, the former world champion was officially named the fifth and final member of Team Cody for WarGames.

Adam Pearce had given Cody and his teammates Sami Zayn, Seth Rollins and Jey Uso until the end of the night to find a fifth man to take on Judgment Day’s Damian Priest, Finn Balor, Dominik Mysterio and JD McDonagh).

The American Nightmare had a friend he could call, and later teased the ‘legacy’ he had with the mystery man, before referencing the Apex Predator – one of Orton’s many nicknames – and eventually naming him to a massive reaction.

Orton has been out of action for a year and a half, having last wrestled on the May 20, 2022 episode of SmackDown when he and Matt Riddle lost to The Usos in a Raw Tag Team Title bout.

He underwent back fusion surgery, and there has been plenty of speculation about his future, including whether or not he’d be physically able to get back in the ring.

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Source:: Metro


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