Randy Orton is one of the most respected veterans in WWE today, but don’t expect to see him become a coach once he decides to hang up his boots.
In various interviews, “The Viper” has made it clear that he intends to stay with WWE for the rest of his career. He recently celebrated his 20th anniversary as a WWE star.
Orton and his tag team partner, Riddle, participated in a a press conference ahead of WWE’s live event in London on April 29. In one highlight, Louis Dangoor of GiveMeSport asked the former world champion about his interest in becoming a coach. In response, Orton stated that he doesn’t think he’d be good at it because he would ramble and struggle to effectively communicate with newcomers.
“I don’t really think I’d be a good coach because I would start to just ramble,” said Orton. “It’s almost like I don’t know how to articulate myself to a group of green guys that are coming into the business that need to learn the basics.
That being said, “The Viper” also noted that he’d be better suited to work with a small group and help them study tape, rather than working on drills.
“If there was three, four or five guys, a small group, and if we could go and talk and sit in the ring,” said Orton. “If it could be like close quarters, just a small group of people where we’re not doing drills and stuff, but just talking and maybe watching tape, I think I’d be good in that aspect.”
Orton remains quite active in the ring. He’s set to team up with Riddle and Drew McIntyre to face Roman Reigns and The Usos at WWE WrestleMania Backlash on May 6.
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