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Rated RKO

Title History

  • (WWE) World Tag Team titles defeating Ric Flair & Roddy Piper (November 13, 2006);

Career Highlights

  • October 9, 2006 – RAW: Edge & Lita formed an alliance with Randy Orton to go to war with DX for ruining their wrestling careers….
  • October 16, 2006 – RAW: Edge (as Triple H) & Randy Orton (as Shawn Michaels) did a hilarious parody of Degeneration-X!
  • October 23, 2006 – RAW: Randy Orton (w/Edge & Lita) defeated Triple H (w/Shawn Michaels) with help from Eric Bischoff!!
  • October 30, 2006 – RAW: Triple H (by himself) defeated Randy Orton by Disqualification when Edge interfered..
  • November 5, 2006 – Cyber Sunday: Rated RKO (Edge & Randy Orton) defeated DX (Triple H & Shawn Michaels)..
  • ~~~Fans Chose The Referee for the Match: 1) Vince McMahon — 2) Eric Bischoff (60%) — or 3) Jonathan Coachman..
  • November 6, 2006 – RAW: Ric Flair & Roddy Piper defeated Randy Orton & Edge w/Lita with help from Degeneration-X..
  • November 13, 2006 – RAW: Randy Orton & Edge defeated Ric Flair & Roddy Piper to win the World Tag Team titles!
  • ~~~Roddy Piper was “taken out” before the match due to a legitimate injury so Ric Flair had to defend the titles alone..
  • November 20, 2006 – RAW: John Cena & Ric Flair & HHH & HBK defeated Edge & Randy Orton & Kenny Doane & The Big Show..
  • November 26, 2006 – Survivor Series: Team DX defeated Team RKO in a Survivor Series Elimination match with a clean sweep!!!!!..
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels & Triple H & C.M. Punk & The Hardy Boyz beat Edge & Randy Orton & Gregory Helms & Nitro & Mike Knox..
  • November 27, 2006 – RAW: Edge & Randy Orton attacked and bloodied Ric Flair after they knew DX had already left the building!
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: The Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff Hardy) defeated Edge & Randy Orton by DQ (Edge/Orton retain Tag Team titles)..
  • December 4, 2006 – RAW: Edge & Randy Orton & MNM w/Melina defeated Triple H & Shawn Michaels & The Hardy Boyz..
  • December 11, 2006 – RAW: Triple H defeated Edge by DQ after Randy Orton, Shawn Michaels, Kenny & Ric Flair interfered…
  • ~~~DX (Triple H & Shawn Michaels) & Ric Flair defeated Rated RKO (Edge & Randy Orton) & Kenny Doane in a Six-Man-Tag..
  • December 18, 2006 – RAW: Rated RKO participated in a 30-MAN #1 Contenders Battle Royal which was won by Edge..
  • ~~~John Cena defeated Edge to retain the WWE Championship after Degeneration-X countered interference by Randy Orton…
  • ~~~~~~John Cena & DX (Triple H & Shawn Michaels) vs. Rated RKO (Edge & Randy Orton) & Umaga ended in a No Contest..
  • ~~~~~~Edge & Randy Orton destroyed Triple H & Shawn Michaels with multiple conchairtos and left them a bloody mess..
  • January 1, 2007 – RAW: HHH & HBK cut intense promos to hype the match with Rated RKO at New Year’s Revolution…
  • ~~~DX then left the building, but Edge & Randy Orton showed up later in the show and viciously attacked Ric Flair!
  • January 7, 2007–New Year’s Revolution: Degeneration-X (HHH & HBK) vs Rated RKO (Edge & Orton) ended in a No Contest..
  • ~~~The match was a train-wreck and ended early after some botched stuff including Triple H suffering a serious knee injury..
  • January 8, 2007 – RAW: A banged up Edge & Randy Orton bragged about injuring Triple H and finally putting an end to DX..
  • January 15, 2007 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Rated RKO (Edge & Randy Orton) by DQ in a Handicap match..
  • ~~~Shawn Michaels fought intensely and smashed Randy Orton with a conchairto while Edge failed to help Orton!
  • January 22, 2007 – RAW: Edge defeated Shawn Michaels in a Street Fight with help from a bruised Randy Orton…

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Road to WrestleMania 23 (The disintegration of Rated RKO):

  • January 28, 2007 – Royal Rumble: Edge & Randy Orton made it to the final four before Shawn Michaels elimimated both of them!
  • ~~~Edge and Randy Orton worked together most of the match but a moment of miscommunication led to their elimination!
  • January 29, 2007 – RAW: John Cena & Shawn Michaels defeated Edge & Randy Orton to win the World Tag Team titles!
  • February 5, 2007 – RAW: Shawn Michaels defeated Randy Orton and Edge in a Triple Threat #1 Contenders match!
  • February 12, 2007 – RAW: John Cena & Shawn Michaels & Undertaker & Batista beat Edge & Randy Orton & Mr.Kennedy & MVP..
  • February 16, 2007 – SmackDown!: The Undertaker & Batista defeated Rated RKO (Edge & Randy Orton)..
  • February 19, 2007 – RAW: WWE Champion John Cena defeated Randy Orton by DQ in a Non-title match after Edge interfered..
  • February 26, 2007 – RAW: John Cena & Shawn Michaels defeated Rated RKO (Edge & Randy Orton) to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • March 13, 2007–ECW on Sci Fi: Bobby Lashley (ECW Champion) defeated Randy Orton w/Edge to retain the ECW World title..
  • March 19, 2007 – RAW: Edge was stripped of his MITB spot and had to earn it back by winning a Last Chance Battle Royal..
  • ~~~Edge faked a leg injury early in the match and stayed on the floor until the end and tossed Ric Flair out to win!
  • ~~~Jeff Hardy defeated Randy Orton by Disqualification when Randy Orton used a Ladder that Edge slid into the ring..
  • March 26, 2007 – RAW: Edge hosted a Cutting Edge segment with all eight Money in the Bank Ladder match participants..
  • ~~~King Booker, Fit Finlay, Mr. Kennedy, Randy Orton, C.M. Punk & The Hardyz started to fight as Edge ducked out laughing..
  • March 27, 2007–ECW: Mr. Kennedy & Randy Orton & Fit Finlay & King Booker defeated The Hardy Boyz & C.M. Punk & Edge..
  • March 30, 2007 – SmackDown!: Jeff Hardy defeated Randy Orton after interference/distraction from Edge..
  • April 1, 2007 – WrestleMania 23: Mr. Kennedy defeated seven other wrestlers to win the Money in the Bank Ladder match..
  • ~~~Mr. Kennedy beat Jeff Hardy and King Booker and Fit Finlay and C.M. Punk and Matt Hardy and Randy Orton and Edge..

World Wrestling Entertainment – Rated RKO Explodes:

Updated: February 7, 2024 @ 10:10 am

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October 9, 2006-April 2007







Finishing Move(s)

Double RKO

Favorite Move(s)

Double Dropkick

Notable Feuds

~~Triple H
~~Shawn Michaels
~~Big Dick Johnson