WWE News: Randy Orton Makes His Way To RAW In Round 2 Of WWE Draft

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In latest WWE News, Randy Orton made his way to the RAW brand as both brands participated in the WWE Draft. Read further for details on what happened.

Written By Mrigank Pandey | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Among the plenty of surprises that came the fans' way at the WWE Draft on October 11 was 'The Viper' Randy Orton's return to RAW. Orton's high-profile move to RAW is expected to set the stage alight once again. Let us take a look at what happened in Round Two of the Draft. 

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Round Two Highlights

Monday Night RAW selected Orton, Ricochet, and Bobby Lashley. SmackDown, on the other hand, selected Sasha Banks and Braun Strowman in their Round Two picks. Orton faced Rusev at the Hell In a Cell Pay-per-view this month and competed with then WWE Champion, Kofi Kingston, for the title at the Clash of Champions PPV in September.

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Randy's love affair with RAW

Orton was drafted to WWE Raw in 2002 and proceeded to become the youngest world champion in WWE history when he won the World Heavyweight Champion in 2004. He then became the WWE Champion on RAW in 2007. Orton is a 13-time WWE World Champion. Fans will definitely be excited to see how the Legend Killer impacts RAW. His feuds with John Cena, Triple H, Evolution have been memorable for fans.

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When will the remaining draft happen?

While 30 superstars were a part of the Night 1 draft on SmackDown, 41 other superstars will be part of the draft that will continue on next week's Monday Night Raw. The SmackDown episode also announced two matches for the WWE Crown Jewel PPV later this month. Brock Lesnar will face Cain Velasquez and Braun Strowman will face Tyson Fury. Lesnar and Velasquez will be fighting for the WWE Championship. Other highlights from the draft included "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt being drafted to SmackDown.
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