Wade Barrett and Randy Orton have an extensive history.
They had a tremendous feud that started back in 2011. At TLC 2011, Randy Orton defeated Barrett in a Tables Match. It was one of the more exciting table matches in recent memory, as Orton beat Barrett with an RKO through the table.
At Survivor Series 2011, Wade Barrett led his team over Team Orton in the traditional Survivor Series elimination match. Barrett beat Orton, who was the last remaining member on the team Wasteland.
The better-than-expected feud came to an unexpected end when Orton was injured during a Falls Count Anywhere match. The injury occurred on the December 30, 2011 edition of SmackDown and kept Orton out of action for up to six months.
Two months later, Wade Barrett suffered an injury as well. Barrett suffered a dislocated elbow during a Battle Royal match. This injury happened on the February 20, 2012 edition of Raw and would keep Barrett out of action for six months.
Since Barrett was feuding with Orton, who is a top star, the WWE must have had big plans for the Englishman.
Barrett was scheduled to win the 2012 Money in the Bank ladder match at WrestleMania 28. However, since Barrett was injured, the WWE removed (and ultimately postponed) the MITB match.
I think it would be smart if the WWE had Barrett and Orton rekindle their fire in 2013.
Unfortunately, it doesn't seem like this feud will happen, considering Randy Orton is set for a heel turn (spoilers) in the near future.
Which Wade Barrett feuds would you like to see? Which feud do you think would be best for Barrett and his career? Send me your comments and suggestions in the comments box below!
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