Saturday, May 7, 2011

Your NEW World Heavyweight Champion, Randy Orton

So this was the huge aforementioned SmackDown spoiler, Randy Orton won the WHC in Christian's first defense of the strap.

I like Orton, but I'm not a huge fan of this switch.  I have no issue with Orton as WHC.  It was simply entirely too soon to end Christian's dream.  I figured, depending on the challenger, that Christian may walk out of the next PPV without the belt.  I never thought, however, they would end his reign on the first episode of SmackDown after WWE Extreme Rules.

Hopefully, as Chris Jericho suggests, this is only the beginning of a larger angle for Christian.  I'm not so sure it is though.  It feels like WWE ventured a little outside their comfort zone, hit the panic button and threw Orton and Cena back on top.

Only time will tell....

In the meantime, here's a link to last night's episode of SmackDown if you missed it.

Also, this boss picture that A1 poster and podcaster, Zandrax, posted of your new WHC, RKO.

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