Has anyone seen him? There are a handful of wrestlers who are truly legends in their own time. Sometimes you find a wrestler who is just that great at everything they do and can stay near the top of the industry because they are just that good. These wrestlers are rare, but you know one when you see them. WWE has a few, but one of them was oddly missing this week.
According to Wrestling Observer Radio, Randy Orton did not make his advertised appearance at a live event this weekend. Orton appeared on last week’s Monday Night Raw but was not booked for Extreme Rules and was only referenced on this week’s Monday Night Raw. It is not clear why Orton missed the live event, or when he is expected back. Orton missed nearly two months earlier this year, returning to WWE TV in August.
Ortonis certainly worth having around. Check out some of his recent work:
Opinion: I’m not sure what is going on with Orton as of late but it is rare to see someone missing this much time. It could be something as simple as an injury, but being gone so often when you are likely at the end of your career is rarely a good sign. There is a chance Orton is starting to wrap things up and if so, you certainly should enjoy him while he lastes because he is that good.
What should Orton do next? Where does he rank all time? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.
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