At Tuesday night’s SmackDown television taping, Mr. Money in the Bank Randy Orton was injured during his match against World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio. According to WWE medical personnel, the nine-time World Champion suffered a cervical strain and cervical neuropraxia.
Check back with WWE.com for details as they become available.
Update: According to Randy himself, via his Twitter account earlier today, he stated that he was in fact fine and that it was just part of the job. Nonetheless, we’re happy to hear he’s doing well. You can see what he had to say below.
Hey, remember when I said don't listen to the net? I'm fine. Del Rio's kicks are hard as hell, and I caught one to the neck, part of the job
— Randy Orton (@RandyOrton) July 17, 2013
Randy was featured as one of 25 superstars & divas in WWE’s “Hottest Bodies in WWE History” list and I can’t say that we disagree. Three high quality photos from the list have been added into the gallery so head on over and check them out.
I’ve added 4 photos of Randy meeting with Circle of Champions honorees from Hospice Dreams into the gallery. Make sure to check them out.
I’ve added 5 photos of Randy granting wishes for the Make-A-Wish foundation in Scotland while the WWE are overseas touring Europe.