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Ricochet Heaps Praise On Randy Orton For Helping Him On The Main Roster


Ricochet has praised Randy Orton and Edge for “doing everything they can do” to support him since he arrived on the main roster.

After a wrestling journey that had taken him to Lucha Underground, New Japan, Dragon Gate and Evolve as well as numerous other promotions, Ricochet arrived in WWE in January 2018. A little over a year in NXT and a Dusty Rhodes Classic and North American Title win later, the high-flyer debuted on Raw, going on to team with Malakai Black.

The Illinois native later won the United States Championship in the summer of 2019 from Samoa Joe, holding the title for 21 days before being defeated by AJ Styles.

Many Superstars have previously spoken about the difficulty in making the transition from NXT to the main roster, something Ricochet recently revealed he had a little help with.

Speaking in an interview with Ryan Satin on the Out of Character podcast, Ricochet revealed that he’s had some support in making the jump from a couple of modern greats.

The former Best of the Super Juniors winner, explained that Randy Orton and Edge had gone out of their way to help him as much as they could.

“I talk to Randy all the time,” said Ricochet. “That dude is the coolest dude. He is one of the guys that’s helped me out so much since being here on the main roster and just in WWE in general. Him, Edge, a couple guys have really, really done everything they can do to help me out as much as possible. Same with AJ Styles. I can keep going. Randy specifically has been someone who’s just cool.”

Since the WWE Draft in October, Ricochet has found himself on opposite brands to three Superstars he mentioned after being drafted on SmackDown. After switching to the blue brand, the human highlight reel has tangled with Drew McIntyre, and most recently competed in the Black Friday Battle Royal to crown a new number one contender for the Universal Championship.

Back on Raw, Randy Orton recently claimed a couple of remarkable records. At Survivor Series, he made his 177th WWE pay-per-view appearance taking him past the previous record holder Kane. While on the November 29th edition of Monday Night Raw he claimed the record for the most matches on the red brand.

H/t to WrestlingNews.co for the transcription.