It would be perfectly understandable if fans of Randy Orton were worried about their man’s future in WWE.
He’s been out of the World title picture for well over a year now. He’s been losing on television left and right. His babyface character is stale and aimless.
Why has WWE lost faith in one of its biggest stars?
Well, his 60-day suspension for violating the wellness policy in May of last year likely played a role. Crucially, it marked his second drug test failure. Per the rules, if he fails one more time, he’ll have to be fired. No wonder the company may be apprehensive about building SmackDown around him.
However, despite this, we think he deserves another great run. And here are seven reasons why this guy still has a lot more potential in WWE.