Randy Orton, the legendary and feared “Viper” of the WWE, has made his long-awaited return to the ring, marking the end of an 18-month hiatus due to a back injury. Orton’s return was confirmed by none other than Cody Rhodes, who revealed that the “Legend Killer” would be joining his team for the WarGames match.
Recently John Cena, the 16 time world champion went back to history and shared a rare and old footage of wrestling match with Randy Orton on twitter to celebrate Thanksgiving.
John Cena shares video of him and Randy Orton
Randy Orton and John Cena had a tumultuous relationship in the WWE ring, marked by being one of the most famous rivals in WWE history. However, in real life, they share a good understanding and friendship. Before joining in WWE they both worked in OVW. They had their first match in Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) on September 28, 2001.
Cena, who was known as “The Prototype” at the time, defeated Orton to win the OVW Heavyweight Championship. The two would go on to have many more memorable matches in OVW, including a steel cage match and a falls count anywhere match.
Recently John Cena shared a video footage from his last match against Randy Orton in OVW, where they battled for the OVW Championship. In the tweet he said “Cannot celebrate this day without being thankful for all the people who helped and grew along the way. Truly thankful for my time in OVW and Randy Orton during those years. Take a look back at our final match in OVW! Happy Thanksgiving”.
The video quickly garnered attention, with fans expressing their gratitude for Cena’s nostalgic post. Many noted the significance of the match, recognizing its role in shaping the careers of two future WWE legends. Cena’s gesture served as a reminder of the importance of gratitude.
Judgment Day send message to Randy Orton
The Judgment day has now issued a warning to Randy Orton regarding the 5 Men War Games match at the Survivor Series. They posted the video on social media and said the following, “Speaking of WarGames, isn’t the last member another guy that Jey Uso took out for 2+ years? At this rate, he would be better off staying at home. Hey Randy, if its not your own partner taking you out again, its The Judgment Day making sure you don’t have another comeback”.
Orton’s comeback marks a new chapter in his illustrious career, promising to deliver more thrilling matches, captivating storylines, and unforgettable moments for the WWE Universe. As he steps back into the ring, the Viper is poised to reclaim his dominance and solidify his status as one of the greatest wrestlers of all time.