WWE has announced that Randy Orton will open tonight’s post-Backlash edition of RAW on the USA Network.
WWE noted that there are rumors of both Orton and WWE Hall of Famer Edge suffered injuries in “The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever” at WWE Backlash last night, which Orton won as the main event of the show.
As we’ve noted, Edge reportedly suffered a torn triceps in his right arm. You can click here for the latest on the injury. There’s been nothing said about an injury to Orton until now in this new WWE announcement for RAW.
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Below is WWE’s full announcement on tonight’s opening segment, which also teases a new feud for Orton:
Randy Orton to open Raw after winning The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever
The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever is in the books, and Randy Orton emerged victorious in a physically and emotionally draining battle against his former friend Edge. Now, The Viper will open Monday Night Raw just one night after proving his in-ring supremacy against The Rated-R Superstar.
After last night’s grueling battle, rumors have been swirling that BOTH Superstars sustained injuries in the match.
What condition will both Superstars be in after such a brutal marathon of a match? Will Orton look to close the book on his rivalry with Edge after such a demanding battle? Is there another Superstar that will find himself in The Viper’s path?
Randy Orton will reveal all of his thoughts to kick off Raw tonight at 8/7 C on the USA Network.