Randy Orton Posters
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St. Louis, Mo.
Intercontinental Champion; World Heavyweight Champion
Randy Orton's arrival in WWE was seemingly
inevitable. After all, he was practically raised in the business that
both his father and grandfather excelled in. It's no wonder he has
quickly ascended to the higher echelons of the RAW roster.
In April 2002, he began his WWE career with an
appearance on SmackDown! A few months into his rookie run, an
unfortunate injury put him out of action. Refusing to sit idly on the
sidelines, Randy Orton continued making appearances on WWE television, going
as far as attacking targeted Superstars with his crutches and giving
fans constant updates on his medical progress -- whether they wanted
them or not.
Upon returning to active competition in May 2003,
was instantly recruited by Triple H to join with the legendary
“Nature Boy” Ric
Flair, and the animal Batista as part of Evolution.
Orton captured his first major championship on Dec. 14, 2003, defeating
Rob Van Dam for the Intercontinental Championship at Armageddon. He held
on to the championship for about seven months, defeating challengers
such as Shelton
Venis, Chris Jericho and
Priding himself as “The Legend Killer,’’ Randy Orton has decisions over
the likes of Sgt.
Michaels, and Chris
also displays no fear and no respect when confronting legends such as
Harley Race, asserting his claim that he is a true legend of sports
20, Randy Orton
teamed with Flair and
Batista to take on the reunited Rock ‘n’ Sock Connection (The Rock
and Mick Foley). Orton delivered the RKO to Foley, enabling his team to
emerge victorious. At the Backlash pay-per-view, Orton added Foley to
his list of legends he has defeated, pinning Mick in a Hardcore Rules
Since parting ways with Evolution, Orton has
pursued Triple H's World Heavyweight Championship. Along the way, he
added another legend to the list, defeating Ric Flair in a fan-selected
Steel Cage Match at Taboo Tuesday. But Flair got his revenge, beating Randy
Orton in a match that prevents Orton from ever again getting a shot at
Triple H's World Heavyweight