Randy Orton is a future head-of-the-class WWE Hall of Famer. But for all the things that make him great — his time with Evolution, beingthe Legend Killer, delivering the "RKO outta nowhere" — being an extreme wrestler isn't one of them.Even so, he stepped up to the plate time and time again for the WWE with big matches atExtreme Rules.

What follows is the onepart ina series of Extreme RulesRésumé articles in which we take a look at a WWE Superstar's history at Extreme Rules(such asTriple H, John Cena, CM Punk and The Shield) and what their past experiences might tell us aboutWWE Extreme Rules 2016.

Extreme Rulesrecord

To say thatExtreme Rules was not Randy Orton's best event would be an understatement. With One Night Stand taken into consideration, The Viper lost his first 5years at the event, and has an overall record of 3-7. For what it's worth, Orton has competed at everyER before 2016 and all but 2005'sONS.

Four of Randy Orton's ten matches were for major titles. He competed for the WWE Championship back-to-back in 2008 and 2009, leaving without the gold both years. The following year, he failed to capture the World Heavyweight Championship. Last year, he tried to winthe WWE World Heavyweight Championship but left empty-handed.

Main event matches

Further evidence that Orton will never be named "Mr.

Extreme Rules" is that of these 10 matches, only 1 was a main event. That was last year's event, when he challenged Seth Rollins for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.

The year he faced Triple H for the WWE Championship, Edge headlined the event against the Undertaker in a non-title match. The following year, after battling Batista in the Steel Cage for the same strap, the show had two more scheduled matches, plus CM Punk cashing in his Money In The Bank contract against Jeff Hardy for the WHC.

Worthy competition

Sinceformer WWE Champion Jack Swagger is the least impressive opponent hehad in a decade's worth ofONS/ERmatches, no one can accuse Randy Orton of having weak competition at the event. One could argue that Rob Van Dam and Big Show would be at the bottom of the list as well.

As part of Evolution, Randy Orton faced Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns -- The Shield.

He also had singles matches with Kurt Angle, Triple H, Batista, CM Punk, Kane and Rollins.

Most extreme moment(s)

Notable during Orton's appearance atOne Night Stand against Kurt Angle, the ECW crowd greeted Randy with extremely explicit chants, far beyond the typical WWE crowd.

When he faced Triple H for the WWE title in a Last Man Standing Match, Orton legitimately broke his collar-bone. Unable to simply lay down and get the three-count, he had to finish a spot so that the referee would know to give the full 10-count. If finishing a match after breaking your collar bone isn't extreme, I'm not sure what is.

Although not memorable for being extreme, his match against The Shield atExtreme Rules 2014 gave Rollins, Reigns and Ambrose the rub from a victory over Evolution.

Unable to achieve much more as a stable, Rollins broke up the band and joined Orton and Hunter in The Authority.

Predictions forWWE Extreme Rules 2016

With the most recent rumors indicating that Orton will return to full-time action in June, it's definitely possible that he makes an unexpected return atExtreme Rulesto set up a program leading intoMoney in the Bank in June. Orton was last seen feuding with The Wyatt Family, but WWE stars frequently return from injury and pay little attention to feuds in progress prior to their injury.

Roman Reigns, for his part,isn't all that different from Randy Orton. He comes in as the kind of man Mr. McMahon thinks a champion should look like, and not exactly a hardcore Wrestling specialist.

In his upcoming match with AJ Styles, Reigns will hope his own record atExtreme Rules doesn't begin to look like Randy Orton's.

WWE Extreme Rules 2016airs live on the WWE Network on May 22nd.

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