Randy Orton Broke Major WWE Rule on SmackDown; Exploring Potential Fallout

Randy Orton moved to SmackDown this week after Adam Pearce and Nick Aldis both pushed for The Viper to be a major part of their plans.

Orton chose the blue brand after The Bloodline assaulted him, but then turned and hit Nick Aldis with an RKO, making it clear that he doesn’t answer to any authority figure.


Aldis is the current General Manager of SmackDown, and Orton had just signed himself to the brand moments before the attack, which means that he is now in a position where he could be punished by the man himself.

WWE made it clear in recent years that superstars are not allowed to put their hands on officials, and since Kevin Owens was suspended for less than just a few weeks ago, Orton could be in trouble.