Extra on Randy Orton’s harm standing; Backup SummerSlam opponent for Roman Reigns already deliberate

The rumored plan for Roman Reigns at SummerSlam was for him to face Randy Orton. Sadly, The Viper is affected by again accidents and is perhaps out for an prolonged time period. Whereas WWE is hoping for Orton’s return quickly, they’ve a backup plan in place in case he does not.

Randy Orton was written off tv when The Bloodline, led by Roman Reigns, brutally attacked him and his accomplice, Riddle. The unique plans have been for the Authentic Bro to face Reigns at MITB and Orton to face him at SummerSlam. These have been reportedly nixed and Riddle will now face The Tribal Chief on SmackDown.

As per Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer E-newsletter, Randy Orton might not be capable to make it for his deliberate match in opposition to Reigns at SummerSlam. He mentioned that it’ll not be in opposition to Riddle, which leaves Seth Rollins, Bobby Lashley and Omos because the alternatives:

”Orton might have again surgical procedure and people with information of the scenario mentioned that the deliberate Reigns vs. Orton essential occasion for 7/30 at Nissan Stadium in Nashville is in jeopardy. There’s a backup plan for Reigns however we have been instructed at press time the plan was not Riddle,” mentioned Meltzer.

Who might face Roman Reigns at SummerSlam?

There’s a dearth of credible opponents for The Tribal Chief with huge names like Cody Rhodes, Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton out of the equation.

Meltzer famous that the corporate would possibly pull the set off on a much-awaited Bobby Lashley vs Roman Reigns feud or might go along with him going through a more moderen face like Gunther or Omos:

”They will put anybody in there, however except for Seth Rollins, Drew McIntyre and Bobby Lashley, or probably Gunther, no person moreover Riddle appears even remotely prepared for that stage. I suppose he might destroy Omos, however Omos misplaced the feud with Lashley, not that it issues with WWE reserving,” mentioned Meltzer.

Drew McIntyre is about to face the Common Champion at Conflict on the Fort in September, so it’s unlikely that WWE may have the marquee match at SummerSlam in July.

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