Report: Randy Orton Knee Injury Is Part Of A Storyline, Orton Set To Appear On WWE Raw

Randy Orton appeared to have suffered a knee injury on Sunday night at a live event in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Orton's match with AJ Styles was abruptly stopped after Orton went for the RKO. Officials came out to check on Orton and he was helped to the back.

According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, Orton's injury is not legit and is part of the storyline between Orton and Styles. Neither Orton nor WWE have commented on Orton's injury as of this writing.

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Orton and Styles have been working the live event tours together and feuding on-screen over the past few weeks. Orton has not been announced for a match at WWE Royal Rumble.

WWE Raw is set to take place on Monday from the XL Center in Hartford, CT. Orton is not part of WWE's official preview, which only includes the Bobby Lashley and Lana wedding and the rematch between Aleister Black against Buddy Murphy. However, Fightful can report that Orton is set for Monday's Raw. WWE confirmed that Orton will address the results of his medical condition on Raw.

WWE commented on Orton's condition and said he is going to undergo a medical evaluation with no word on the specifics of the injury or how long he could be out if he is injured.

"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, 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."

Fightful will have more details on Orton's status as it becomes available.

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