In his initial days at WWE, Orton was popularly known as "The Legend Killer," as he hospitalized many WWE legends during his early days in WWE. Legends such as Harley Race, Dusty Rhodes, Mick Foley and Shawn Michaels have faced the wrath of Randy Orton. His Wrestling skills are so sharp that many wrestlers have praised him.

Recently in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Orton defeated Triple H by striking him with an RKO out of nowhere on June 7. Now Orton wants to face two big superstars in the Smackdown roster. They are Aleister Black and Finn Balor. He tagged himself on Twitter in a post which asked for an opponent for Aleister Black.

He has stated that the first ever championship he won in WWE was Intercontinental Championship and said he might want it back. Randy wrote this on Twitter tagging Finn Balor in the post too. Orton became the Intercontinental Champion for the first time in 2003 when he defeated Rob Van Dam.

The Grand Slam Champion

Last time Randy Orton became a champion was in 2018 when he became the United States Champion by defeating Bobby Roode. That was the first time he captured the US Championship, becoming the Grand Slam Champion. Orton has held the WWE Championship 9 times and WWE World Heavyweight Championship 4 times.

Some of the major titles held by "The Apex Predator," Randy Orton, throughout his career are WWE United States Championship (once), WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship (once), WWE (World Heavyweight) Championship (eight times), World Heavyweight Championship (four times), World Tag Team Championship (once), WWE Intercontinental Championship (once).

Factions of Randy

Randy Orton has been in the wrestling business for almost two decades now. He has had some brutal storylines with wrestlers like Undertaker, Triple H, John Cena, Shawn Michaels, CM Punk, Christian, Rob Van Dam, and Jeff Hardy to name a few. He has been a part of the tag team, "Rated-RKO," with WWE Hall of Famer Edge.

Rated RKO had a brutal tag team rivalry with Degeneration-X's Triple H and Shawn Michael. In his early days in WWE, Orton was a part of faction "Evolution" which had Ric Flair, Triple H, and Batista as other members of the faction. Randy Orton had a long rivalry with WWE Superstar John Cena in which Randy attacked Cena's father as well.

They had a lot of matches against each other and in fact, Randy was the reason behind Cena's shoulder injury which forced Cena to take a break and return to Royal Rumble 2008 continuing the rivalry with Orton. It was during that time only when Randy formed his own faction "Legacy" with Cody Rhodes and Ted Dibiase. Legacy was a heel faction throughout and its purpose was to protect Randy Orton. In fact, it was because of Legacy that Orton won the Royal Rumble 2009.

Apart from these factions, Randy was also a part of "The Authority" which originated due to Triple H helping Randy Orton win the WWE Championship from Daniel Bryan at the 2013 SummerSlam pay-per-view.