Why Did Rusev Lose So Quickly To Orton?
This loss continued Rusev’s losing pay-per-view streak since he hasn’t won atelevised pay-per-view match since defeating Zack Ryder at Battleground in July of 2016. Rusev’s quick loss has sparked a lot of rumors about Rusev’s WWE future.
In the latest issue of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter Dave Meltzer reported that the quick loss was just a way for WWE to kick off their program. The idea is that the first match was a fluke and that Orton winning was due to him needing a victory after his recent lackluster PPV losses to Bray Wyatt and Jinder Mahal.
While WWE didn’t further the Orton – Rusev program on SmackDown Live this past Tuesday night this is the plan going forward. Meltzer also noted that the SummerSlam booking call wasn’t really “anti-Rusev” but rather “a major pro-Orton decision.”
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