Randy Orton Achieves WWE Milestone With United States Championship Win, Interesting Orton Title Statistic

As we noted moments ago, WWE Smackdown Live star Randy Orton defeated Bobby Roode to become the new WWE United States Champion. With his title win, Orton joins an elite club of WWE stars who are Grand Slam Champions, having won the WWE Title, the U.S. Title, the Intercontinental Title and WWE Tag Team Titles. Additionally, with his U.S. Title win, The Viper has now won every WWE main roster title currently defended in WWE.

Interesting Orton Title Statistic

Interestingly enough, the WWE Stats & Info Twitter account noted today that tonight’s match was the first time in his 16 year career that Randy Orton has ever challenged for the WWE U.S. Title.

It took @REALBobbyRoode 147 days after his #SDLive debut to become US Champion, which he is defending tonight at #WWEFastlane.

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The challenger, @RandyOrton debuted 5,799 days ago and has never held the #USTitle.

— WWE Stats & Info (@WWEStats) March 12, 2018

.@RandyOrton joins @IAmJericho as the only @WWE Superstars to achieve the #WWE Grand Slam Championship with the #USTitle as the final accomplishment.

— WWE Stats & Info (@WWEStats) March 12, 2018

It’s back to the drawing board for @REALBobbyRoode…but he DID just lay out @JinderMahal & @RandyOrton with a #GloriousDDT!#WWEFastlane pic.twitter.com/3SD76iRX4k

— WWE (@WWE) March 12, 2018

TEXTBOOK SUPERPLEX.#WWEFastlane @RandyOrton pic.twitter.com/BULs8CTTQq

— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) March 12, 2018

Here’s one man who is NOT happy to see @RandyOrton with the #USTitle! @JinderMahal #WWEFastlane pic.twitter.com/7TXuc4eAco

— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) March 12, 2018

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