WWE Article On New Triple-Threat Match Added To WM26

Matt Boone

The following is from WWE.com:

Randy Orton vs. Ted DiBiase vs. Cody Rhodes
March 28, 2010

The trio of Superstars who once believed it was their birthright to dominate WWE together has now split at the seams. At WrestleMania, Randy Orton, Ted DiBiase and Cody Rhodes will square off against one another in a Triple Threat Match.

While there has been internal strife within The Legacy before, the trio always pulled together and flourished since their formation. However, over the past few months, the small arguments led to a larger rift and DiBiase and Rhodes have had enough of living in Orton’s shadow. They believe the time has come for them to step into a spotlight of their own and they have the opportunity to finally do so on The Grandest Stage of Them All.

When Cody Rhodes sided with Ted DiBiase to win the World Tag Team Championship in 2008, the sons of two WWE Legends came together to pursue what they believe is their destiny. Cody, the son of Dusty Rhodes, and Ted, the son of “The Million Dollar Man,” set out to prove that they would be the future of WWE and carry on and surpass the legacies of their famous fathers, paving their own paths. This attitude is what caught the attention of another multi-generational Superstar: Randy Orton, the son of WWE Hall of Famer “Cowboy” Bob Orton.

With The Viper’s guidance, DiBiase and Rhodes became a recognized and feared force amongst the ranks of Raw as “The Legacy.” Orton used his new pupils as an insurance policy in matches where the deck might be stacked against him, exacting victory in the 2009 Royal Rumble and winning the WWE Championship three times in 2009.

However, DiBiase and Rhodes still believed it was their fate to rise to the top, just as Orton believed it was his destiny to stay on top. These feelings would often lead to disagreements amongst the trio and eventually, Orton’s reliance on his apprentices would backfire and cost him the WWE Title on two separate occasions over the past three months.

Now at odds with his former students, The Viper believes that the competitive DiBiase and Rhodes may actually resent and despise one another. Heading into WrestleMania, tensions are rising and DiBiase and Rhodes may be out to prove that they are The Legacy’s standout star.

Each of these three Superstars, each one the son of a WWE Legend, will be looking to cement their own individual legacy at the biggest event of the year. Will Orton prove his superiority over his former pupils? Or will DiBiase or Rhodes rise up and secure their first WrestleMania victory? Find out March 28, at 7/4 PT, only on pay-per-view.

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