Randy Orton's Return Announced For 8/9 WWE Raw

Randy Orton is back.

WWE announced that Randy Orton will return on the August 9 episode of WWE Raw. Orton hasn't wrestled since he lost to John Morrison in a Money in the Bank qualifying match on the June 21 episode of WWE Raw.

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During his time away, his tag partner in R-K-Bro, Riddle, has carried on the legacy of "The Viper" by paying tribute to his friend. Riddle is currently feuding with Raw Tag Team Champions AJ Styles & Omos.

Orton is set to open the show.

From WWE:

The Viper is back!

Randy Orton will make his highly anticipated return to Raw tonight. The Legend Killer took to social media earlier today to let the WWE Universe know that he will be gracing them with his presence.

There will no one happier to see Orton than his recent RK-Bro running mate, Riddle. The Original Bro has dedicated his performances to his "best friend Randy" but suffered a setback at the hands of the colossal Omos last week.

What will Orton have in store for his return?

Don't miss The Viper tonight on Raw at 8/7 C on USA Network!

Here is the current lineup for the August 9 episode of WWE Raw:

WWE Raw (8/9)

  • Bobby Lashley and MVP Address Goldberg
  • Charlotte Flair Addresses Her Defeat To Nikki A.S.H
  • Randy Orton opens the show

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