Latest Backstage Update on Randy Orton’s Injury Status and WWE Return Timeline

randy ortonAs noted, Randy Orton responded to a fan on Instagram last week and denied reports of him needing neck surgery.

According to, Orton met with doctors sometime in the last week and was informed he would not be needing neck surgery at this time, but he is still rehabbing a shoulder injury which initially sidelined him.

As for Orton’s WWE ring return, the updated word is that he is not a lock for WrestleMania 32 on April 3rd, but WWE officials are hoping to have him back in the ring sometime between mid-March and May.