WWE Issues Update On Randy Orton After Potential Injury At Live Event In Hershey

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WWE has issued the following statement, noting Randy Orton is undergoing a “medical evaluation” after a potential injury while facing AJ Styles in Hershey, Pennsylvania last night.

Amid various unconfirmed reports that Randy Orton sustained a leg injury during a match at WWE’s Live Event in Hershey, Pa., on Sunday night, WWE.com has learned that the 13-time World Champion is undergoing a medical evaluation. The extent of any potential injuries suffered by Orton is not yet known.

WWE.com will provide updates on this developing story as they become available.

According to several fans in attendance, the match was stopped after Orton landed awkwardly while attempting an RKO attempt. Orton was then helped to the back and favored his leg after the referee threw up the ‘X’ signaling an injury.

On a related note, Dave Meltzer of F4WOnline.com posted an update prior to WWE’s statement claiming the injury was part of a storyline that will play out on television.

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