Teddy Long, a WWE Hall of Famer, suggests that Brock Lesnar should be Randy Orton’s last opponent, based on their history. Learn more about Orton’s potential return and his choice for a final match.
WWE Hall of Famer Teddy Long has chosen Brock Lesnar as the ideal opponent for Randy Orton if the latter decides to retire from professional wrestling. Speculations have been rife about Orton’s future in the ring, especially after being absent from action for nearly a year, with his last match taking place in May 2022. Recent comments from Orton’s father, Bob Orton Jr., revealed that doctors have advised against his return due to his back injuries. On Sportskeeda Wrestling’s The Wrestling Time Machine, Teddy Long and Bill Apter were asked about their opinions on Orton’s final opponent in case of a comeback.
During an interview on Sportskeeda Wrestling’s The Wrestling Time Machine, Teddy Long wasted no time in suggesting Brock Lesnar as the perfect adversary for Randy Orton’s potential farewell match. Long’s choice is rooted in their past encounter at SummerSlam 2016, where Lesnar emerged victorious through a technical knockout against Orton.
Randy Orton’s absence from the wrestling scene for almost a year has fueled speculation about the status of his in-ring career. His last match, which took place in May 2022, left fans questioning if he would hang up his boots permanently. Furthermore, Bob Orton Jr., Randy’s father, recently disclosed that medical professionals have advised against his return due to his back injuries.
Considering the possibility of Randy Orton’s return for one final match, WWE Hall of Famer Teddy Long has proposed Brock Lesnar as his preferred opponent. Lesnar’s previous victory over Orton at SummerSlam 2016 lends weight to Long’s suggestion. While fans continue to ponder Orton’s future, it remains to be seen if the Viper will step into the squared circle once again.