Why Randy Orton Was Pulled From House Show Main Event

Nick Paglino

PWInsider.com is reporting that Randy Orton was suffering from a sore neck and shoulder after Saturday night’s house show in Wildwood, NJ. As a result, WWE made the decision to pull him from the main event of tonight’s house show event in Newark, NJ, and wrestled in a 6 man tag match instead.

Originally, Orton was scheduled to face Sheamus for the WWE Title in a Steel Cage Match, but WWE officials instead booked him in a 6 man tag match with Chris Jericho and Daniel Bryan against Nexus so that Orton wouldn’t have to work as much in the ring.

No word on how serious the injury is, and it is expected that Orton will have it checked out prior to Raw tomorrow night.

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