RK-Bro entered the tag titles unification match with a single purpose, to claim all the gold. Unfortunately, an interference by Roman Reigns dashed their hopes. Riddle and Orton also got destroyed by the Bloodline after the match last week on SmackDown.

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WWE announced that Orton suffered a back injury in the wake of the beatdown after the match. The Viper is currently in consultations with the doctors to determine the extent of the injury and to seek course of treatment. You can read the injury update below.

Randy Orton is currently undergoing consultations with neurosurgeons and orthopedic spine surgeons to determine the extent of his injury and to recommend course of treatment.


Orton wasn’t featured on RAW this past Monday. Riddle opened the show to address his partner’s absence. The Original Bro got emotional while taking about Orton. We’ll have to see how WWE books Orton following his return.

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