A 13-time former WWE/World Champion, Randy Orton differs from many other ring veterans because he's spent his entire career within the WWE system. So for nearly 20 years, he's only tangled with those under contract to WWE and its developmental systems.
For this list, we're focusing on storyline rivalries The Viper had with wrestlers and non-wrestlers alike, not speculating on what may have happened backstage..
In counting down the Top 50 Randy Orton Rivalries, Wrestling Merchandise and Memories looked at the following criteria:
How prominent was the rivarly?
What type of stage(s) did it play out on?
How memorable were the matches and/or segments?
How much did the rivalry do to advance either person's career?
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