Randy Orton: I'm So Proud Of Dominik Mysterio

Randy Orton has praise for Dominik Mysterio.

Randy Orton's first singles match since February 2022 came on the November 27 episode of WWE Raw when he took on Dominik Mysterio. Orton has been teaming with Matt Riddle for the majority of 2022 and was singled from June 2022 to November 2023 following back surgery.

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Speaking to Logan Paul on Impaulsive, Orton commented on the growth of Dominik Mysterio.

Randy: His dad and I are tight. Rey is probably the only guy back there that is freindlier than Omos. Rey took care of me back in the day. I wrestled Dom on Raw. It was such a pleasure to be out there with him. Just to be out there knowing, 'I know your dad is at home watching, I want to make your dad proud.' It was a great feeling. I am so proud of Dom as well. When he first started coming up, Rey brought him around and it was like, 'Ohhh, this kid needs another fucking ten years. He needs to go fight in a war or something and come back grizzled.' The tattoos help. He's got it now.

Logan: It happened so quick.

Randy: It did.

Logan: I think the feud with his dad, that set it off.

Randy: I remember that night, I texted Rey and Dom that night, he either clotheslined his father or kicked his dad in the nuts. Rey is such a lovable guy, and for him...we all grew up, 20 years ago, fans saw Dominik on television, he was involved in storylines. Everyone saw this cute little kid, and now here he is, he's disrespecting his father, who we adore. Booo.

Logan: To this day, after I took the US Title off of Rey Mysterio, which I did, in Saudi Arabia, I said to Dom backstage, 'Your dad is a legend, man.' He goes, 'Yeah, fuck that guy.'

Dominik is set to defend his NXT North American Championship against Dragon Lee at NXT Deadline. Rey will be in Dragon's corner.

Elsewhere during the podcast, Randy commented on being sidelined and his recovery. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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