Randy Orton recently shared his insights on the potential next big breakout star within the company.

Reflecting on his own journey from emerging talent to seasoned veteran, Orton identified a trio of rising stars during an interview with Adam Glyn. Among them were Bron Breakker, Austin Theory, and Grayson Waller, with Theory capturing Orton’s attention in particular.

According to Orton, Theory possesses a combination of talent, a captivating appearance, and a growing prowess on the microphone. Comparing Theory’s maturity to his own at a similar stage in his career, Orton noted that Theory exhibits a level of maturity that surpasses his own, along with a keen focus on the right priorities necessary for success in WWE.

Highlighting their recent encounters, Orton recalled a singles match against Theory in early March on SmackDown, which ended in Orton’s favor. Additionally, Orton teamed up with Kevin Owens to secure victory over Theory and Waller in a tag team match the following week.


What are your thoughts on Randy Orton’s assessment of Austin Theory as a potential breakout star in WWE? Do you agree with Orton’s observations, or do you believe there are other rising talents who deserve similar recognition? Share your insights and opinions in the comment section below!

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